Quick Facts of Rush Hudson Limbaugh III
- Full NameRush Hudson Limbaugh III
- Net Worth$600 Million
- Date of Birth1951 /01 /12
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceCape Girardeau, Missouri, United States
- ProfessionRadio Host and Political Commenter
- Active Year1967–2021
- SpouseKathryn Rogers
- ChildrenNo, Not one
- Horoscope Capricorn
Rush Limbaugh was a famous TV personality who made himself famous as the radio host. Besides, he was also a political commenter and an author with several reputed books. His show ‘The Rush Limbaugh Show‘ was loved by all audiences and fans. His consistency, conservative views, and strong criticism kept the public active to watch his show.
Rush Limbaugh Death and Cause
The radio host’s name is at the peak after his sudden death at the age of 70. The star died on 17 February 2021 due to lung cancer. He had been living with cancer for about a year. Highly advanced stage 4 cancer made Rush to got through numerous complications. His wife, Kathryn Adams Limbaugh, stated a few words in the memory of Rush on the show.
The Snippet of Rush Limbaugh on the Show
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She even thanked all the fans and followers who had shown love and respect for the Limbaugh family. His death not only affected fans but also his family. We express our deepest condolences to all people affected by his death and the Limbaugh Family. May he find peace wherever he is.
Where is Rush Limbaugh from? His Education and Family
Talking about his birthplace, he was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States of America as Rush Hudson Limbaugh III. He was from a reputed family with his father Rush Hudson Limbaugh Jr. lawyer and a fighter pilot. At an early age, he had made an ambition to work as the radio host. His mother Mildred Carolyn Limbaugh worked as a housewife. His family background was strong as his grandfather was a reputed person in the political field.
Rush Limbaugh at rising of his career
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Regarding his education, he attended Cape Girardeau Central High School in Missouri. He was a football lover and played sometimes in his college. Along with education, he took a job at the radio station as well. Later he joined the Southeast Missouri State University but didn’t graduate. Everything was muffled around him except for the radio at the time.
Married Life and Relationship Status of Rush Limbaugh
Coming to his relationship status and sexual orientation, he is straight. He was married to Kathryn Rogers at the time of his death. Kathryn was a party planner when the couple met. They were living a happy married life for more than 5 years. But, Rush was married three more times before this too. His first marriage was with Roxy Maxine Mc Neely who was a sales secretary at the radio station. However, they separated after three years of marriage in 1980.
Radio Host Rush Limbaugh with His wife Kathryn Rogers
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Following his married life. he again married a college girl Michelle Sixta with whom he spent six years of married life together. Again, he later married aerobics instructor Marta Fitzgerald in 1994. The couple was happy together at the time. But after 14 years of marriage, they decided to separate in the year 2004. And finally, Rush found his soulmate, Kathryn, and got married. To the surprise of many, he did not have any children although he was married four times.
Having a good family background also didn’t stop Rush from working at various places. He was a hardworking man with consistency and determination. Forbes even has written about his devotion to the work after the diagnosis.
What was his net worth?
Shifting towards his wealthy life, Celebrity Net Worth has said he was the owner of more than $600 dollars. The primary source for such great net worth was his own show ‘The Rush Limbaugh Show’. He had a salary of $84.5 million before his death. Furthermore, he even got the title of the world’s second (behind Howard Stern) highest-paid radio host in the year 2018. Thus, even after his death, his wife doesn’t have to care about the expenses.