Rush Hudson Limbaugh III is a well-known American radio personality, commentator, author and former TV host. He is the host of The Rush Limbaugh Show which is airing from 1988. Rush Limbaugh age is sixty-nine. He also has written many books and he is one of the highest-paid radio figures. His shows always attract lots of audiences. Moreover, he is one of the important voices of the conservative movement. President Donald Trump honoured him with the award of Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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The birth date of Limbaugh is January 12, 1951, and his birthplace is Cape Girardeau, Missouri. The names of his parents are Rush Hudson Limbaugh II and Mildred Carolyn. He has a younger brother named David. They both are a part of a prominent political family. Limbaugh’s father is a lawyer. He has a part of German ancestry. In 1969 Limbaugh finished his studies from Cape Girardeau Central High School and he also played football here. At age sixteen Rush Limbaugh radio job happened. The name of the radio station is KGMO located at Cape Girardeau.
– Radio career
On 1971 after completing university education the twenty-year-old Limbaugh got accepted at WIXZ. It is a top station located at McKeesport, Pennsylvania. Then he used the name “Bachelor Jeff” for his work. Also, in 1975 he worked at KUDL in Kansas City, Missouri. He was the host of a public affairs talk program in this top 40 station.
– The Rush Limbaugh Show
This radio show of Limbaugh aired for three hours which starts at Eastern Time. He got named as the important talk show host because of the show. The host also made a lot of contracts that helped him earn money for his work. Rush Limbaugh live was also telecasted on Armed Forces Radio Network. On January 2020 Limbaugh’s contractual agreements got renewed for the show.
Moreover, Rush Limbaugh podcast discussed many important issues in America. He loves performing on the radio station and is one of the best hosts until now. He criticises the politicians who do not follow his political beliefs and considers them anti-American.
Limbaugh has married four times and three of his marriages ended up in divorce. The first Rush Limbaugh spouse was Roxy Maxine McNeely who was the sales secretary at the radio station. They got married on September 24, 1977, but she filed for divorce because of incompatibility. Then he married Michelle Sixta in 1983 but got divorced from her in 1990. Then on 1994, he married Marta Fitzgerald an aerobics instructor however this marriage also ended in divorce.
After that, he met and became romantically involved with Kathryn Rogers (Kathryn Adams Limbaugh) who is a party planner. He got married to her on June 5, 2010. Their wedding was a rich affair.
Rush Limbaugh health issues
On January 20, 2020, Rush Limbaugh lung cancer got diagnosed. He experienced shortness of breath on January 12 that troubled Rush Limbaugh health. He announced about his health issue on-air and also said that he will continue with his work. He also revealed that his lung cancer is terminal after undergoing many treatments. He can only live for some time.
On his radio show, Rush Limbaugh had some bold statement against Trump’s case about the election. His show came on November 24 and in it he talked about Sidney Powell and also attacked Trump’s legal team and case. He opined about Trump’s accusations saying that he is throwing a lot of bombshells and he better have valid reasons to accuse the elections as a fraud.
He also warned that their time is less so they have to act fast if they want to achieve anything. They also must have a good witness to show evidence for their accusations. Moreover, he also talked about the recent press conference saying that it is more than it seems.
The net worth of Rush Limbaugh
Rush Limbaugh net worth is $500 million. A large portion of the money comes from his radio hosting work. He also has written seven books that increased his net worth because of its sales. He is one of the major radio hosts in history and still actively engaged in his work.
Rush Limbaugh is a powerful man. His is the favourite host of many people. Now as he is suffering from terminal lung cancer many of his fans are sad about it.