Howard Stern is an American radio and TV personality who has a net worth of around $650 million. His annual salary is believed to be around $90 million. He is one of the most successful radio hosts of all time. His show ‘The Howard Web Show’ touches on a wide range of topics with uncensored dialogues and interviews. Stern began his radio career at Boston University and then went onto making his professional debut at WNTN in Newton Massachusetts in 1975.
He eventually landed a job in WXRK where he worked for 20 years before changing to Sirius Satellite Radio in 2005. While working for WXRK, his peak audiences reached at 20 million in the United States and Canada. Howard signed a pre-contract in 1993 with Simon & Schuster for the release of his biographical book, Private Parts, which was released on October 7th, 1993.
A film version of the book, featuring Howard Stern himself, was released on March 7th, 1997. The movie topped the box office with the total earning of $14.6 million. Private Parts eventually received $41.2 million from the total ticket sales.
He is one of the richest radio personalities all over the world with a reported earning of $15 million per year which he receives from NBC as judge in America’s Got Talent. In December 2015, he signed a 5-year contract with Sirius, which will pay him around $90 million per year. In the past 2 years he has earned more than $180 million.
Howard Stern Family and Life
Howard Allan Stern was born on January 12, 1950. He was brought up by Jewish parents in Jackson Heights, New York City. His mother was a clerk and his father worked in the Army. In 1955, his family moved to Roosevelt, New York. He studies in Roosevelt Junior-Senior High School. As a kid, he was given piano lessons for 5 years. He made several visits to his father’s recording studios.
Howard Stern Professions
Howard Stern does not lack talent. He has specialization in acting, shock jocking, photography, film producing, painting, radio personality, talk show hosting and screenwriting.