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Howard Allan Stern (born January 12, 1954) is an American radio and media personality most notable for his radio show which since January 9, 2006, has been broadcasting on Sirius XM, an uncensored satellite radio service. Although described by the media as a "shock jock" for his sometimes controversial commentary and segments, Stern argues it never was his intention to "shock" people, whether discussing world affairs or the staff he works with. Stern is the highest-paid radio personality in the United States,[1] including the most fined,[2] following a long history with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) since 1987.

Stern began his career in the radio industry in February 1975 at his campus station at Boston University, presenting a one-hour comedy program with college friends. Developing his on-air style for four years at Briarcliff Manor, Hartford and Detroit from 1977–1980, Stern paired up with his on-air news anchor Robin Quivers at Washington, D.C. in 1981. By August 1982, after having the top morning show in Washington, Stern arrived at New York City, the country`s largest radio market. Despite numerous disputes with management, Stern would have the top afternoon show by mid-1985. After being fired that September he returned to New York airwaves after a two-month absence, broadcasting for over twenty years until leaving for satellite in December 2005, free from content restrictions imposed by the FCC. Stern describes himself as "The King of All Media" for his successes not only in radio but in print, film and television. His two books, Private Parts (1993) and Miss America (1995), received great media attention and sales, topping The New York Times Best Seller list within weeks of their release. The former was later adapted into a 1997 film of the same name directed by Betty Thomas, which grossed over $40 million in the United States alone. Stern`s television endeavours include various late night shows and successful pay-per-view specials, with New Year`s Rotten Eve 1994 becoming the highest grossing non-sports pay-per-view ever.
First Name
Middle Name
Last Name
Full Name at Birth
Howard Allan Stern
Other Names
The Howard
Howchie (as a child)
King of All Media
Howeird (In early radio days)
Date of Birth
Eye Color
Hair Color
Distinctive Features
Long, curly hair
Unashamed juvenille sense of humor
Star Sign
High School
Radio Personality, Talk Show Host, TV Personality
Occupation Category
Claim to Fame
The Howard Stern Show
Year(s) Active
Talent Agency
Don Buchwald and Associates
Brand Endorsements
(2002-2003) Radio commercials: Trim Spa (2002-2003)
(2000-2003) Radio commercials: Heineken beer
(1990-1991) Radio commercials: Snapple drinks
(2003-2005) Radio commercials: Aamco transmission repair shops
Official Website
Fred Norris (longest lasting coworker/castmate), Dr. Lew Weinstein (high school friend / college roommate), Ross Zapin, Sam Kinison, Pat Monahan, Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Rob Zombie
Associated People
Mel Karmazin (CEO of Viacom turned CEO of SIRIUS Satellite Radio)
Don Buchwald (Howard's ''Super Agent'' and advisor)
Laura Lackner (executive administrative assistant)
Richard Christy (writer
Sal Governale (writer
Jackie Martling (former writer)
Robin Quivers (newswoman/cohost)
Artie Lange (former sidekick)
J.D. Harmeyer (media producer)
Dan Klores (former publicist)
Robin Radzinski (former tv show producer)
Ronnie Mund (limo driver)
Ralph Cirella (talentless stylist
Charity Recipient)
Mike Gange (talentless cameraman
Scott Salem (radio engineer)
K.C. Armstrong (former intern/associate producer)
Tom Chiusano (former general manager)
Tim Sabean (talentless general manager)
Doug Goodstein (tv show producer/former midget wrangler)
Billy West (former impressionist castmember)
Benjy Bronk (writer / castmember)
Gary Dell'Abate (radio show producer)
chocolate (or black) labrador retriever (Dog - Java Stern)
English Bulldog (Dog - Bianca Romijn-Stamos) [2002]
Apple (Cat) [2010]
Walter (Cat) [2010]
Favorite People
Favorite Movies
Favorite TV Shows
Favorite Bands
Favorite Places
Scores Manhattan Strip Club (1994-2008)
Favorite Foods
Favorite Accessories
Baby Wipes
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