Howard Stern has a net worth of $580 million. He is a best selling author, producer, an actor, a radio personality, and photographer. He was born in Queens, New York on January 12, 1954 with the name Howard Allan Stern. He is the second child of his parents Bernard and Ray Stern; Howard's parents are Jewish, and raised him in Queens, New York. He has been married twice, and has three children, Ashley, Debra, and Emily, all three with his first wife Alison Berns whom he was married to for twenty-one years. He also received a Bachelor of Arts/Sciences from Boston University, where he would start his long and popular career in radio. He made his professional debut in 1975.
Howard Stern Net Worth - $580 Million
Birth Name - Howard Allan Stern
Date of birth - January 12, 1954
Zodiac Sign - Capricorn
Birth Place - Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality - American
Height - 6′ 5″
Profession - Screenwriter, TV Personality, Television producer, Photographer, Politician, Author, Talk show host, Actor, Shock jock, Radio personality
He makes most of his net worth through broadcasting his syndicated radio show "The Howard Stern Show". He worked at numerous stations before landing at WXRK in New York; he worked at this station for twenty years before landing at Sirius. Working at WXRK, he attracted 20 million listeners across sixty markets located in the United States and Canada. Working for Sirius allows him the ability to say whatever he wants and the FCC can't touch him. His show was a big target of them because of his use of foul language; in his twenty years on terrestrial radio, he paid the over $2.5 million in fines.
Stern signed a book deal with Simon and Schuster in the 1990s for $1 million to write his autobiography. His first book "Private Parts" sold over 200,000 copies hours after it hit the shelves, the fastest selling book for his publisher. It would sell very well, with over one million copies being distributed after just two weeks. The movie adaptation of this book starred Stern as himself, and went on to make $41 million at the box office, and was met with acclaim from the critics as well. He has written one other book called "Miss America" after signing a book deal for $3 million, and went on to sell over one million copies in 1995, the year it was released, alone.
He was a judge on "America's Got Talent" for four seasons; while he was on this show, he made $15 million a year from doing that.
He frequently appears on Forbes' list of highest earning celebrities. In 1999, Forbes listed Stern 27th on their list of the 100 richest celebrities; they estimated he earned $20 million that year alone. He and Simon Cowell shared the top spot on the list two years in a row. For 2015, he ranked fifth, on the same list, with an estimated $95 million in earnings for the year; making him the highest paid radio personality.
He has won Billboard's Nationally Syndicated Air Personality of the Year eight consecutive times and was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame. He was also nominated for the Golden Satellite Award for best male actor in a comedy for his portrayal of himself in "Private Parts". In 2007, Stern appeared on the Time 100 list.