Rush Limbaugh Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Facts, Net Worth

American Radio Personality Rush Limbaugh received highest civilian award of the Unites States “the President Medal of Freedom” just a while ago. He was born on 12th January 1951 and apart from this, he is one of the most famous political commentator as well. He was born in a family which was associated in law firm and suggested him to join and pursue main career in it. But, his passion towards radio was unbreakable and he decided to opt for the best and according to his interest. At a very young age he started working in radio station and also gained experience of radio jockey jobs in the various cities of the country.

Rush Limbaugh Education:

Limbaugh graduated from Cape Central High School in 1969 and his parents wanted him to go to college, so he enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University. He left college studies after two semesters and one summer. According to his mother, he “suspended everything,” including a modern ballroom dance class. As she told a reporter in 1992, “I was simply not interested in anything other than the radio.”

Rush Limbaugh Career

He started working on the radio from the age of 16 in 1967 conducting various programs such as disc jockey. In 1984 he started conducting his own talk show on the KFBK station in Sacramento, characterized by the format, which is still maintained, of alternating between his political comments and the phone calls of the listeners. His show “The Rush Limbaugh Show” is the most popular radio talk show in the country, with a weekly audience of 15 million listeners according to Talkers Magazine.

He has been regarded as one of those who repelled AM radios in the United States, and was referred to as an “important piece” of the link between the Republican Party and the voters in the victory in the 1994 Congress.

National Review a famous political magazine called him “The Leader of the Opposition” during the administration of Bill Clinton. He was featured on the cover page of that magazine and in 1992, he created the popular word feminazi, used to stain and oppose feminism and the fight for the legalization of abortion.

Rush Limbaugh Cancer

Recently on 3rd February 2020, he stated his fans that he has been suffering from stage 4 lung cancer and underwent treatment on 20th January 2020. He added that he first experienced trouble in breathing on 12th January and would miss some broadcast while going for treatment. Although he said that he will try to continue his show “as normally and competently” as he could while undergoing treatment.

Rush Limbaugh Biography

Real Name Rush Limbaugh
Birth Date January 12, 1951
Age 69 years
Birth Place Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Nationality American
Profession Radio Broadcaster
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Cparicorn

Rush Limbaugh Height, Weight and Body Measurement

Height in feet inches – 5’ 11” – in centimeters – 180 cm  
Weight in Kilograms – 101 kg  –  in Pounds –  222 lbs
Hair Color Gray
Eye Color Light Brown
Body Type Average
Sexual Orientation Straight


School Cape Girardeau Central High School
College Southeast Missouri State University


Father Rush Limbaugh, Sr.
Mother Mildred Limbaugh
Brother David Limbaugh

Rush Limbaugh Affairs (Relationship Status)

What is Rush Limbaugh marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorce) Married
How many children does Rush Limbaugh have? (name) No
Is Rush Limbaugh having any relationship affair? No
Is Rush Limbaugh gay? No
Who is Rush Limbaugh wife? (name)
  • Roxy Maxine McNeely
    (m. 1977; div. 1980)
  • Michelle Sixta
    (m. 1983; div. 1990)
  • Marta Fitzgerald
    (m. 1994; div. 2004)
  • Kathryn Rogers
    (m. 2010)

Favorite Things

Place N/A
Books N/A
Television Series Family Guy Episode

Rush Limbaugh Net Worth:

Being the most popular radio personality and part of the political scene, he is earning both money and prestige. According to reliable sources, his salary is estimated to be around $85 million annually and his net worth is $600 million.

Trivia: Important Facts about Rush Limbaugh:

  • He was born and raised in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States and belongs to partly German ancestry.
  • He used to play football during his high school days but always dreaming to work in radio.
  • Once he visited Palm Beach in 1995 and immediately fell in love and been living there since 1996.
  • His first job experience came at the age of 13 and it was shining shoes in a barbershop that too far from home.
  • In 2001, he announced that he has lost 100% ability to hear and can’t hear music or television.
  • In 2010 he owned an extremely rare sports car, Maybach 57S and that time only 63 were sold and Rush was one those persons.
  • Palm Beach International Airport custom authorities have detained him for having Viagra in his luggage.

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