Rush Limbaugh Net Worth
Rush Limbaugh net worth and salary: Rush Limbaugh is an American conservative radio host and media personality who has a net worth of $590 million. Rush Limbaugh is one of the most popular and highly compensated radio talk show hosts in the world. He earns an annual salary north of $85 million. After stints in Pittsburgh (where he went by the name Jeff Christie), Kansas City and Sacramento, Limbaugh went national in 1988. Today he is a majority owner of his radio show, which receives over 14 million listeners per week. That's down a tad from the peak of 20 million listeners in 2003, but it was enough to get Limbaugh a $400 million 8-year contract with Clear Channel that began in 2008. The shock jock keeps listeners riled up with his right-leaning take on all things American and never misses the opportunity to stir up controversy. Today he earns around $77 million per year from his radio empire!
Rush broadcasts his show from a $26 million ocean front home in West Palm Beach, which has 7 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms and an elevator. He also owns a penthouse condo on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. The cigar aficionado and avid golfer recently expressed interest in becoming a part owner of the St. Louis Rams before they relocated to Los Angeles. He's also known for his charitable work, including an annual telethon for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. His amount of listeners has made him the most listened to talk radio show in the United States. He started his career as a disc jockey at the age of 16. His talk show started in Sacramento, California on KFBK before he moved to WABC in New York City before moving to WOR in 2014. Limbaugh authored the New York Times Best Sellers The Way Things Out to Be in 1992 and See, I Told You So in 1993. In 2016 he signed a contract to take him through 2020 which would be the program's 32nd year on the air.