Howard Stern Biography
On 12 January 1954, Howard Stern was born in Queens, New York City, USA, to Ben and Ray Stern. He was brought up along with his older sister Ellen in the Jackson Heights neighbourhood of Queens. Howard was an extrovert, while his sister was comparatively quiet about her routine.
His father, Ben, served in the ‘US Army’ and later took up a job as a radio engineer. His mother, Ray, worked as an office clerk and later became a respiratory therapist.
A year after Howard was born, his family moved to Roosevelt, New York, where he completed his studies. He attended ‘Washington-Rose Elementary School’ and later went to ‘Roosevelt High School.’ He also attended Hebrew school and was given Tzvi, a famous Jewish name.
Howard Stern Age, Physical Appearance, and Height
Howard Stern was born on 12 January 1954, and according to the calculation, his current age is 68 years.
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Howard Stern Education
He completed a degree in communications at ‘Boston University’ where he worked at the campus radio station. He started by playing music and reading news to his listeners and later went on to host interviews and live shows.
He finally earned a first-class radio-telephone operator license from the ‘Federal Communications Commission.’ Subsequently, he landed his first professional job with ‘WNTN Network,’ Massachusetts, in 1975.
Howard Stern Personal Life
Stern married his ‘Boston University sweetheart Alison Berns at ‘Temple Ohabei Shalom’ in Brookline, Massachusetts, on 4 June 1978. They have three daughters, namely Emily, Debra, and Ashley. In October 1999, he decided to live separately in an apartment on the Upper West Side of Manhattan due to work pressure. He later settled for an amicable divorce in 2001.
In the intervening period, he dated Angie Everhart and Robin Givens. Later, he entered into a relationship with television host and model Beth Ostrosky whom he married in October 2008. Stern got hooked on Cannabis, Quaaludes, and LSD. He then suffered from obsessive-compulsive disorder until his mother introduced him to transcendental meditation, which got him back on track.
Howard Stern Career
Howard Stern started his career as a marketing executive for the New York advertising agency ‘Benton & Bowles.’ He later joined the creative department of the agency. However, he always knew that he wanted to work at a radio station and started looking out for jobs in the entertainment field. He landed a job as a radio salesman, from where he worked his way up to handle a four-hour midday shift at the radio station. He later became the station’s production director.
Along with his production work, he started engaging in commercials and comedy, making him famous among his listeners. His first independent show was with the WWWW radio station. Though the station was not doing well, his work was recognized, and he went on to win the ‘Billboard Award’ for ‘Album Oriented Rock Personality of the Year in 1980.
Despite his best efforts, WWWW failed to achieve popularity, and hence Stern had to quit his job. He then went on to host the morning shows of WWDC in Washington, DC. His shows became an instant hit, and he was offered a five-year deal with WNBC. Stern took up the contract and agreed to host an afternoon session with WNBC. This led to several differences in the management of WWDC, but his shows were widely appreciated, and his ratings soared in America.
In August 1982, he began his stint with WNBC and made his debut appearance on the television talk show ‘Late Night with David Letterman.’ He was also featured in ‘People magazine, which increased his popularity. However, he also had differences with the management of WNBC, resulting in the termination of his contract in 1985.
After being fired by WNBC, he started doing live performances in clubs and other venues that brought him closer to his fans. It was not long before he was offered a contract by ‘Infinity Broadcasting’ to host the afternoon slot of its rock music station WXRK.
By 1986, Stern had begun to venture more into television and appeared as a host for several shows, including ‘The Late Show,’ ‘Howard Stern’s Negligee & Underpants Party,’ and ‘The Howard Stern Show.’ In 1993, he struck a deal with ‘Simon and Schuster and wrote his first book ‘Private Parts’ which became a bestseller. This was followed by another book titled ‘Miss America’ in 1995.
He founded the ‘Howard Stern Production Company’ for original film and television production and joint development ventures in 1994. His company was recognized as one of the top production companies.
In 1997, the film adaptation of his book ‘Private Parts’ was released with Stern in the lead. The movie’s soundtrack featured on ‘Billboard 200′ and was certified platinum by RIAA. Starting in 2000, Stern began to devote his time to television production. He also started hosting several shows. During this period, he bought the rights to remake the films Rock’ n’ Roll High School’ and ‘Porkys.’
In late 2004, Howard Stern signed a five-year deal worth $500 million with ‘Sirius Satellite Radio,’ a subscription-based satellite radio station, which is exempted from the FCC broadcast regulations. He renewed his contract with ‘SiriusXM’ in December 2010. He developed an interest in photography and worked with ‘WHIRL Magazine’ and ‘North Shore Animal League.’ He then established ‘Conlon Road Photography,’ his own photography company, in 2011.
In late 2011, Stern replaced Piers Morgan as the judge of ‘America’s Got Talent in its seventh season. He continued his role till the end of the show’s tenth season. He released his third book ‘Howard Stern Comes Again’ in May 2019.
Howard Stern Major Works
Howard Stern’s television shows include ‘The Howard Stern Show’ (1987) and (1990 – 1992), ‘The Howard Stern Interview’ (1992 – 1993), ‘The Howard Stern Radio Show’ (1998 – 2001), and ‘Howard Stern On Demand’ (2005 – 2013). He has appeared in a couple of movies like ‘Ryder, P.I.’ (1986) and ‘Private Parts’ (1997). Stern released a few hit albums like ’50 Ways to Rank Your Mother’ (1982), ‘Crucified By the FCC’ (1991), and ‘Private Parts: The Album’ (1997).
Howard Stern Net Worth
Howard Stern’s Net Worth is $800 Million (Forbes 2022) Radio Salary Wealth Books. The Howard Stern Show is one of the biggest radio telecasts, with over 23 million listeners at its peak. Through his highly successful radio show, Howard Stern has earned over 450 million dollars in the past three decades, making him one of the richest media personalities in the world.
Howard Stern Assets
Howard Stern’s assets include 20 real estate properties, 11 Cars, and 8 Luxury Yachts. Howard Stern’s Assets also include Cash Reserves of over $100 Million. Howard Stern also owns an investment portfolio of 12stocks valued at $70 Million.
Howard Stern Awards
- In 1998, Howard Stern won the ‘Blockbuster Entertainment Award’ under the ‘Favorite Male Newcomer category for his performance in ‘Private Parts.’
- He won a ‘Special Achievement Award’ at the 2000 ‘Adult Video News Awards.’
- He was inducted into the ‘National Radio Hall of Fame in 2012.
- In August 2015, Stern was named the highest-paid media personality by ‘Forbes.’
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