Rush Hudson Limbaugh III, popularly known as Rush Limbaugh is an American radio personality, conservative political commentator, author and was a former television show host. Limbaugh is popularly known for the host of his radio show The Rush Limbaugh Show and the show has been in national syndication on AM and FM radio stations since 1988.
From 1992 to 1996, he hosted a national television show. Rush has written seven books and his first two books, The Way Things Ought to Be (1992) and See, I Told You So (1993), made The New York Times Best Seller list. Rush is one of the highest-paid radio figures. Forbes listed his earnings at $84.5 million in 2018. Talkers Magazine estimated that his show attracted a cumulative weekly audience of 15.5 million listeners to become the most-listened-to radio show in the United States, in December 2019.
Since the 1990s, Rush has been one of the premiere voices of the conservative movement in the US. Rush has been inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame and the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. President Donald Trump awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, during the 2020 State of the Union Address. Rush has expressed controversial viewpoints on race, LGBT matters, feminism and also sexual consent. Rush denies climate change and has supported United States military interventions in the Middle East.
Rush was born on January 12th, 1951 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
He is a son of Rush Hudson Limbaugh Junior and Mildred Carolyn Limbaugh. Rush and his younger brother David were born into the Limbaugh family and his father was a lawyer and a United States fighter pilot who served in the China Burma India Theater of World War II while his mother was from Searcy, Arkansas. His first name Rush was originally chosen for his grandfather to honor the maiden name of a family member, Edna Rush.
He is partly of German ancestry and the family includes many lawyers for instance his grandfather, father and brother; his uncle, Stephen N. Limbaugh Senior, was a federal judge in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Rush’s cousin, Stephen N. Limbaugh Junior, is a judge in the same court, appointed by former US president George W. Bush. Rush’s grandfather, was a Missouri prosecutor, judge, special commissioner, Missouri House of Representatives’ member in the 1930s and longtime Missouri Historical Society’s president.
Rush Limbaugh Live
His Show is the most listened to radio talk show in America, which aired from Mon-Fri 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Like most other popular talk programs, the show is mostly host-driven and focuses on the hot topics of the day, particularly on politics and the economy. His heavy use of sarcasm and tongue-in-cheek humor is often mistaken for an air of superiority by his critics, which Rush often singles out on the air.
Kathryn Adams Limbaugh
Kathryn is his fourth wife and the two met on the Gary Participant Charity Golf Event in 2004 when she was planning the occasion, and had referred to as up celebrities together with Limbaugh, that’s, after they first interacted. Rush and her saved in contact after the occasion and formally began courting in June, 2007 which was adopted by public appearances collectively in social platforms and occasions together with some Charity occasions as well as the Christmas dinner at White Home. The connection was acquired with scepticism partly because of the main age hole of about 26 years between them. She was the one who closed it down, stating that age isn’t a problem for her. Kathryn was fascinated by Limbaugh and referred to as their relationship wonderful. They got married on 5th June 2010 in Palm Seaside, Florida in an Hawaiian-themed ceremony with over 400 friends attending. Elton John was invited to carry out his traditional hits on the marriage ceremony and then the couple went to locations like Mexico and on varied islands journey on Limbaugh’s non-public jet proper after the marriage. She filed for work permission at Limbaugh’s mansion in Palm Seaside, Florida, on return from their honeymoon. Additionally, she nursed Rush by way of his unwell well being and lack of listening to.
Rush Limbaugh Net worth
Rush’s estimated net worth is approximately $600 million.