His father, Ben Stern, was a radio engineer. His mother, Ray Stern, was a housewife.
Is an avid comic book reader, and "Superman" is his all-time favorite. He also loves "Spiderman."
Announced he was separating from his wife, Alison Stern, after 21 years of marriage, due to his workaholic ways. (22 October 1999)
His second book "Miss America" was the fastest selling book in publishing history when it was released in 1995.
In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his 2006 earnings at $70 million.
Used to suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Recently adopted a bulldog, which he named Bianca Romijn-Stamos. He also has a dog named Java, that lives with his ex-wife, Alison Simon.
Was listed in Forbes Magazines list of 100 Most Powerful Celebrities (1999)
Stern's ex-wife, Alison Stern, marries David Simon, CEO of shopping mall giant Simon Property Group. (23 November 2001)
New Year's Rotten Eve (1994) (V) was the highest-grossing pay-per-view variety special of all time, grossing over $30 million.
Inspired the song "Vibe On", by Australian pop star Dannii Minogue, from her album "Neon Nights".
Graduated from South Side High School in Rockville Centre, NY.
Testament to Stern's huge following, Private Parts was the fastest-selling book in Simon & Schuster publishing history.
Howard Stern was originally cast for the role of the cocky, arrogant radio talk show host "Barry Simms" in Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995). He wanted the role because the character's name was originally "Harry Simms" and it was kind of a reference to him, because of the initials "H.S.". But, Howard soon dropped out of the movie (it was rumored that he was fired) and the role was given to Leo Geter instead.
Practices transcendental meditation.
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