American radio and TV personality Howard Stern is one of the richest celebrities. He ranks 7th position on Forbes’ 2016 top 100 richest celebrity. Stern has an unbelievable net worth of $620 million. His 2015’s earning is $95 million. Thus we can say that his average annual salary is $90 million. Are you wondering how Stern made his money and where he spends it?
Let’s find out.
In May 2013, Stern bought a gorgeous oceanfront mansion in Palm Beach, Florida. His overall property covers an area of 39, 094 square feet. The main house is spread on an area of 18,673 which consist of huge garden and swimming pool.
There’s a second building in his compound too which stands on 1,196 square feet. Stern bought his oceanfront mansion for $52 million.
Image: Howard Stern's Palm Beach house
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In 2002, Stern had bought a house in Amagansett on Long Island. He had bought it for $5.5 million. However, his summer property was listed for sale at $7.6 million in 2007.
Stern has lived in most expensive apartments in New York. In 2015, Stern lived at Millennium Tower where a person bought two adjacent towers for $6.65 million according to The New York Post. Similarly, in February 2008, Stern was reported to have bought two Millennium Tower apartments for $15.1 million.
Image: Howard Stern
Stern seems to be a car lover. He was once seen driving a 1969 Pontiac GTO car. It was an orange colored sexy beast.
Video: Howard Stern's luxurious cars collection
The radio and TV personality has it all, luxurious house and vehicles, which are worth millions. Well, with such huge net worth, Howard is living the best a man can!
Howard who is worth $620 million as in 2018, build most of his fortune with his radio and TV shows, added to the list is his profession as an actor, producer, author, and photographer.
As a radio personality, his deal with Sirius XM Radio has paid him well, as per his new contract with Sirius which came into action since 2016, he made $2,008 for every minute on the air. His five year deal with Sirius was estimated worth $400 million, and an annual income of $80 million with the XM Radio.
Stern is the most successful radio host. His "The Howard Stern Show" made him popular. However, his career in radio began at Boston University. After that in 1975, he worked at WNTN in Newton Massachusetts. He worked at many radio stations after that. He worked at WXRK in New York City for 20 years. Later, he joined Sirius satellite radio in 2005.
Talking about Stern’s money matters, in 1993, Sterns signed a contract with Simon & Schuster in order to publish his first biographical book. The contract was worth $1 million. Its first print sold 225,000 copies within hours of going on sale. Stern’s biography book became the fastest-selling title in Schuster's history.
Later, a movie was also made which was based on Stern’s book. Stern was the lead of the movie which made $14.6 million on its opening weekend. His appearance as a judge in America's Got Talent earned him $15 million per year.
Till date, Stern has won many awards. He won Billboard’s Nationally Syndicated Air Personality of the Year eight times. He also won a Billboard Award for Album-Oriented Rock Personality of the Year for a Major Market. Similarly in 1998, Stern won a Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Male Newcomer.
He has also been nominated for a Golden Satellite Award and a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst New Star.
The man is worth every penny.
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