Michael Savage net worth: Michael Savage is an American radio host, author, and political commentator who has a net worth of $18 million dollars. An author, radio host, and commentator, Michael Savage is most widely recognized for his controversial radio show, "Savage Nation", and the related series of books he has released promoting "conservative nationalism". His son Russ Weiner is the founder of Rockstar Energy Drink.
Savage was born Michael Alan Weiner in The Bronx, New York in March 1942. He is well known as the host of the nationally syndicated talk show The Savage Nation. At one point his show had an audience of nearly 10 million and was broadcast on 400 radio stations in the United States. Savage holds a Ph. D. from the University of California, Berkeley in nutritional ethnomedicine and master's degrees in medical botany and medical anthropology from the University of Hawaii. He characterizes his views as conservative nationalism and has said he can describe his political philosophy in three words: borders, language, and culture. He supports the English-only movement, opposes illegal immigration to the U.S., and says that progressivism and liberalism are degrading our American culture. In 2009 Savage was banned from entering the United Kingdom. His radio show was taken off the air in 2012 and he announced a new deal with Cumulus Media Networks to return the show. He has been involved in numerous controversies including the topics of the Roman Catholic Church, C-SPAN, CAIR, autism, and Trayvon Martin. Savage has written 29 books including a #1 New York Times bestseller.