Howard Stern : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Salary

Howard Stern is an American radio and television personality, comedian, and author Know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Salary

Howard Stern  : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Salary
Howard Stern

Name Howard Stern
Birthdate ( Age) 12 January 1954
Place of Birth Jackson Heights, New York, United States
Nationality American
Marital Status  Married
Spouse/Partner Beth Ostrosky Stern (m. 2008), Alison Berns (m. 1978–2001)
Children Ashley Jade SternDeborah Jennifer SternEmily Beth Stern
Parents Ben Stern, Ray Stern
Education Boston University
Profession American radio and television personality, comedian, and author
Net Worth $250 Million
Last Update September 2021

Howard Allan Stern is an American radio and television personality, comedian, and author. He is best known for his radio show, The Howard Stern Show, which gained popularity when it was nationally syndicated on terrestrial radio from 1986 to 2005. He has broadcast on Sirius XM Satellite Radio since 2006.

Early Life and Family

Howard Allan Stern was born on January 12, 1954, the second child of Ben and Ray Stern, in the Jackson Heights neighborhood of Queens in New York City.Stern's parents are Jewish, and their families are from Poland and Austria-Hungary.Ray was an office clerk in New York City before she became a homemaker and later took up work as an inhalation therapist.Ben served in the U.S. Army on Long Island and in California during the war.

As a youngster Stern took five years of piano lessons and took an interest in marionettes, using them to entertain his friends with explicit shows. He formed a band with two school friends, the Electric Comicbook, on vocals and keyboards.From the age of nine to his second year at university, Stern spent his summers at Camp Wel-Met, a youth camp in Narrowsburg, New York where he worked camper, kitchen, and counselor duties.

Howard Stern Wife

Stern met his first wife, Alison Berns, while at Boston University through a mutual friend. He featured Berns in a student film he made about Transcendental Meditation.Stern wrote, "Within a week after our relationship began, I knew I was going to marry her".They married at Temple Ohabei Shalom in Brookline, Massachusetts, on June 4, 1978; both were 24 years old.They have three daughters.In October 1999, they decided to separate.

In 2000, he started to date model and television host Beth Ostrosky.He announced their engagement on his radio show on February 14, 2007.They married at Le Cirque restaurant in New York City on October 3, 2008. The ceremony was officiated by Mark Consuelos.In 2017, Stern purchased a home in Palm Beach, Florida, for $52 million.

Howard Stern Net Worth

Stern became one of the highest-paid radio figures after signing a five-year deal with Sirius in 2004 worth $500 million.Currently his Net Worth $650 in 2021.This latest deal is believed to pay Stern $80 million per year that covers a salary for himself, salaries for his staff, and production costs for the show.

Professional Career

In his search for radio work following his graduation, Stern took up an offer to work evenings at WRNW, a progressive rock station in Briarcliff Manor, New York. He was unsure of his talent and questioned his future as a professional in the industry, writing "I freaked out.Stern then worked in Queens as a radio salesman selling advertising time without considerable success.

In his search for new work, Stern found an advertised position in Radio & Records for a morning host at WWWW, a struggling rock station in Detroit, Michigan. His aircheck was well received by management who made an offer,but Douglas advised Stern against the move and suggested he wait for an offer from a better station. Stern went ahead regardless and accepted a deal, starting on April 21, 1980.

Impressed with his rapid rise in the ratings, WWDC management offered Stern an initial one-year extension to his contract, but Stern wished for a more long-term deal.At the same time, he was offered a five-year deal worth $1 million to work afternoons at WNBC in New York City, then an adult contemporary station, after radio manager Jerry Nachman became a fan of Stern and suggested his name to the station.

During his radio show on March 22, 1994, Stern announced his candidacy for Governor of New York under the Libertarian Party ticket, challenging Mario Cuomo for re-election.Stern planned to reinstate the death penalty, remove highway tolls to improve traffic flow and limit road work to graveyard shifts hours. Stern announced that once those three goals were accomplished, he would resign and pass the governorship to his lieutenant.

In 2000, Stern's last live radio show of the year, he announced the signing of his new contract with Infinity Broadcasting to continue his show for five years after four months of negotiations.Forbes estimated his new earnings ranged between $17 million and $20 million a year.Stern spoke at The Concert for New York City in October 2001 in a hazmat suit with his buttocks exposed similarly to his 1992 MTV Music Video Awards appearance.

In November 2001, Stern's production company had begun development on a weekly television sitcom titled Kane for CBS, originally intended to replace The Howard Stern Radio Show following its cancellation, with Ron Zimmerman as the writer of its pilot episode. Its premise followed "an oddball southern family and its strong-willed patriarch.

In May 2020, Stern admonished Trump supporters that listen to his SiriusXM show, saying President Trump despised his own supporters.In response to Stern's criticisms of Trump, Donald Trump Jr. tweeted a 1993 video of Stern in blackface repeatedly using the N-word and other racial slurs that parodied Ted Danson’s Friars Club appearance.Stern admitted, “The shit I did was fucking crazy” and that he has since toned down his show, crediting years in psychotherapy for his evolution.In December 2020, Stern renewed his contract with SiriusXM, agreeing to produce his show for five more years.

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