Rush Limbaugh was an American radio personality. Along with this, he was also a Conservative political commentator, author, and television show host. He was best recognized as the host of The Rush Limbaugh Show. He hosted a television show which lasted from the year 1992 to 1996. In the year 2018, Forbes listed his earnings at $84.5 million. In the year 2019, It was estimated that Limbaugh’s show attracted a weekly audience which includes 15.5 million listeners, by the Talkers Magazine. Not only this but Limbaugh has also been a writer to 7 books. The books were, ‘The way things ought to be,’ ‘See, I told you so’ and more.
He was born on January 12, 1951, in Missouri. Limbaugh was born to Rush Hudson Limbaugh II and Mildred Carolyn Limbaugh. Limbaugh had a younger brother named David. Limbaugh completed his graduation from Cape Girardeau Central High School, where he used to play football. He worked at his first radio job when he was 16 years old. It was always heard that his parents wanted him to achieve a successful career in studies, whereas he flunked in every single thing. He was only interested in radio.
- Rush died on February 17, 2021, after he battled with advanced lung cancer.
- He was always told that he wouldn’t be able to make a radio career, but he still didn’t leave this field.
- He left college after studying for two semesters.
The estimated net worth of Rush Limbaugh was $600 million. Rush was one of the highest-paid radio personalities in the World. He earned about $85 million annually from his salary, bonuses, profit participation, and personal appearance fees when he was at his peak. In the year 2001, Rush signed a contract of $285 million for eight years. Rush has signed a lot of contracts with great companies. Rush is an example that inspires us to keep doing what we love even when nobody supports us.