Jan. 12th, 1951
Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA
Rush Limbaugh's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2007 - Zoo
1995 - Forget Paris
Guest TV Roles
- Revealed to his listeners on October 10, 2003 that he has been addicted to prescription pain medication for many years, following spinal surgery. Entered an intensive in-patient treatment program and was away from his radio show for five weeks. Is now continuing his treatment as a recovering addict, and has returned to his radio program.
- After he returned to his radio show after five weeks in rehab he has consistantly had between 35 and 40 million listeners - twice what he normally has
- In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his earnings for the year at $33 million.
- His show started in Sacramento, CA.
- Shares a birthday with 'Howard Stern (I)' (qv).
- He is the #1 nationally syndicated radio talk show host in America.
- Turned down an offer from 'Pat Buchanan (I)' (qv) to be his running mate during the 1992 Presidential campaign.
- (July 2001) Signed a contract extension with Premiere Radio Networks reportedly worth $365 million, making him the highest-paid radio personality in history. The contract kept him on the air through 2009.