After graduation, he found his first job at WGRD radio station in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After being fired by the station, he worked for a short time for WLUM-FM in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He changed his name to Bubba the Love Sponge legally in 1999 came after his eponymous show.
Bubba the Love Sponge married to Heather Cole on January 14, 2007, at St. Peterburg, Florida. It was his second marriage. He got divorced with his wife in 2011. Bubba holds an American nationality and he belongs to the white ethnicity. Bubba has an estimated net worth of 4 million Dollars.