Rush Limbaugh

Radio Personality and Author Rush Limbaugh

Full Name: Rush Hudson Limbaugh III
Profession: Radio Personality and Author

United States of America

Biography: Limbaugh was a controversial American media personality, known for his long running and highly rated conservative talk radio show "The Rush Limbaugh Show".

His comments and writing often courted controversy and regularly drew condemnation from democratic and progressive sources.

Despite or perhaps because of this negative attention, Limbaugh remained a popular and influential voice with the American right wing, helping shape the modern-day Republican Party.

In later years his appeal resonated in particular with supporters of Donald Trump, from whom Limbaugh received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2020.

Born: January 12, 1951
Birthplace: Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: February 17, 2021 (aged 70)
Cause of Death: Lung cancer

Married Life

  • 1977-09-24 Radio personality Rush Limbaugh (26) weds Roxy McNeely, a radio advertising salesperson, at Centenary United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau, Missouri; divorced 1980
  • 1994-05-27 Radio personality Rush Limbaugh (43) weds wife No. 3, aerobic instructor Marta Fitzgerald (35), at the home of US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas; divorced 2004
  • 2010-06-05 Radio personality Rush Limbaugh (59) weds wife No. 4, event planner Kathryn Rogers (33), at The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida

Historical Events

  • 1988-08-01 Rush Limbaugh begins his national radio show.
  • 2020-02-04 Radio personality Rush Limbaugh is presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Donald Trump during the State Of The Union Address

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