Kathryn Adams Limbaugh

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Kathryn Adams Limbaugh is an events planner, writer, and editor. She came to the limelight after getting married to late conservative talk radio host, Rush Limbaugh. He was best known for hosting The Rush Limbaugh Show, AM and FM radio stations. 

She was born on December 19, 1976, in Massachusetts, United States. Her father's name is Richard Rogers while her mother's name is not known. She has three siblings, two brothers Richard Rogers Jr., Jonathan Rogers and sister Wendy Hazel

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Married Life With Late Husband, Rush Limbaugh

44, Kathryn Adams met her husband Limbaugh in 2004. During that time, she was hosting the charity golf tournament in Palm Beach, Florida. They began dating in 2007, after his separation from Daryn Kagan, the former CNN anchor.

Kathryn Adams Limbaugh and Rush Limbaugh During Their Wedding Day
Image: Kathryn Adams Limbaugh and Rush Limbaugh During Their Wedding Day
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When they first met there were a few roadblocks for them. Rush was still married to his third wife, Marta though of course, they parted their ways. They married on June 5, 2010, in Palm Beach, Fla. Elton John performed their wedding for $1 Million

Kathryn and Rush had one child. But the television show host, Limbaugh once said: "Marriage is about raising children".

Rush's Past Marriage

While she was Rush’s last wife, it absolutely wasn’t his only mating. Prior to Limbaugh, the conservative political commentator Limbaugh had been divorced three times. 

His first marriage was with Roxy Maxine McNeely at age of 26 in 1977. She was a secretary who worked at radio station WHB as a sales secretary in Kansas City. Roxy filed for divorce in March 1980 saying "incompatibility."

Rush Limbaugh and Marta Fitzgerald
Image: Rush Limbaugh and Marta Fitzgerald 
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The next year, Limbaugh got married for the second time to the college student and usherette, Michelle Sixta in 1983. However, they parted their ways in 1990. Then, he tied the knot with Marta Fitzgerald on May 27, 1994, in a private ceremony. She is an aerobics instructor.

However, the duo filed the divorce petition on June 11, 2004, after being together for over a decade. And he was the one who announced their separation throughout his Radio show. And their divorce was finalized in December 2004. 

Kathryn Limbaugh's Net Worth

Kathryn Adams Limbaugh inherited quite a huge worth after her husband died. Her late husband, Rush Limbaugh had an impressive worth of $600 million during the time of his death. 

Limbaugh was regarded as one of the highest-paid radio personalities for nearly two decades straight. All thanks to his audience of more than 15 million weekly. He made annually $85 million as a salary, bonuses, and personal appearance fees.

In 2001, he signed the $285 million contract of 8 years and also signed an 8-year $400 million contracts with Clear Channel in 2008. Further, the couple authored many children's book including,  Adventures of Rush Revere, the New York Times bestseller.

Apart, the duo lived 34,000-square-feet house located in Palm Beach, Florida. Rush bought the estate for $3.98 million only in 1998. But now it has an estimated value of around $50 million.

When did Rush Limbaugh die?

Limbaugh, who was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by former president Donald Trump, has passed away on February 17, 2021. He was 70. 

Rush Limbaugh Has Died on February 17, 2021, At The Age 70
Image: Rush Limbaugh Has Died on February 17, 2021, At The Age 70
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Rush died after suffering from advanced lung cancer. Kathryn announced the death of his radio show, The Rush Limbaugh Show saying: "I, like you, very much wish Rush was behind this golden microphone right now welcoming you to another exceptional three hours of broadcasting,".

Similarly, Limbaugh stated on her husband's radio show, "the greatest of all time." "Rush was an extraordinary man," she responded. "

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