Rush Limbaugh facts for kids
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Limbaugh in 2019
Rush Hudson Limbaugh III
January 12, 1951
Cape Girardeau, Missouri, U.S.
|Died||February 17, 2021
Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.
Roxy Maxine McNeely
(m. 1977; div. 1980)
(m. 1983; div. 1990)
(m. 1994; div. 2004)
Kathryn Rogers (m. 2010)
|Awards||Five-time Marconi Award winner
National Radio Hall of Fame (1993)
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame (1998)
Presidential Medal of Freedom (2020)
In the 1990s, Limbaugh's books The Way Things Ought to Be (1992) and See, I Told You So (1993) made The New York Times Best Seller list.
He was one of the most highly paid people in the US media.
Limbaugh was diagnosed with advanced lung cancer in January 2020. Nine months later in October, he said that his cancer was terminal. Limbaugh died from the disease in Palm Beach, Florida on February 17, 2021 at the age of 70.
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Limbaugh with President Donald Trump at the Trump International Golf Club in 2019
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