Rush Limbaugh’s Net Worth: Biography, Earnings & more

Rush Limbaugh's , Biography, Earnings & more – Rush Hudson Limbaugh III (January 12, 1951 – February 17, 2021) was an American conservative political pundit who hosted The Rush Limbaugh Show, which debuted in 1984 and was nationally syndicated on AM and FM radio stations until his death in 2021.

Who is Rush Limbaugh?

Rush Limbaugh was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on January 12, 1951, to parents Rush Hudson Limbaugh II and Mildred Carolyn Limbaugh. He and his younger brother David were born into the distinguished political Limbaugh family; his father was a lawyer and a US fighter pilot who served in World War II in the China Burma India Theater.

Searcy, Arkansas was his mother's hometown. The name “Rush” was originally chosen for his grandfather to honor a family member's maiden name, Edna Rush.

How much does Rush Limbaugh make annually?

At his height, he earned approximately $85 million per year in salary, incentives, profit participation, and personal appearance fees.

How many businesses does Rush Limbaugh own?

After dropping out of college, Rush Limbaugh, then 20, landed a job as a DJ at the Top 40 station WIXZ-AM in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. He used to broadcast as “Bachelor Jeff” Christie in the afternoons until being reassigned to the morning drive slot.

After eighteen months at WIXZ, Limbaugh was fired due to a “personality conflict” with the program director in 1973. He then began working nights at KQV-AM in Pittsburgh. Limbaugh was fired in late 1974 when new management put pressure on the program director to fire him.

Limbaugh began doing an afternoon show at Top 40 station KUDL in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1975. He quickly rose to the position of host of a public service talk show that aired on Saturday mornings, allowing him to hone his manner and offer more provocative ideas.

He was fired from the station in 1977 but stayed in Kansas City to launch an evening show at KFIX. However, his tenure was brief, and clashes with management led to his resignation weeks later. By this point, Limbaugh had grown disillusioned with radio and felt compelled to take a different path.

How many Investments does Rush Limbaugh have?

Unfortunately, there is not much information with regard to the renowned media personality's investments.

How many Endorsement deals has Rush Limbaugh?

Rush had lucrative endorsements with a couple of brands and companies

Limbaugh Rush signed an eight-year, $285 million contract in 2001, paying $31.25 million each year. Limbaugh signed a $400 million, eight-year contract with Clear Channel in 2008. This equated to a basic salary of $50 million.

Limbaugh secured a four-year contract extension on August 2, 2016. Rush made $85 million from his radio empire between June 2018 and June 2019, making him the world's second highest-paid radio personality (after Howard Stern). Limbaugh's contract was renewed again on January 5, 2020.

How many charities has Rush Limbaugh donated to?

Limbaugh was very passionate when it came to giving back to the community and reaching out to the less privileged. However, there is not much information with regard to his charity donations.

We shall get you updated on the details as soon as we discover them.

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