Was reportedly considered to play the role of a radio talk show host, Barry Simms in Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995) but according to him he was never actually offered the role.
Was listed in Forbes Magazines list of 100 Most Powerful Celebrities
His daughters, with ex-wife Alison, are Emily Beth (May 7, 1983), Debra Jennifer (May 9, 1986) and Ashley Jade. (January 24, 1993).
Attended Boston University
Graduated from South Side High School in Rockville Centre, NY.
He agreed to accept $50,000 to settle a lawsuit he filed against a Beverly Hills studio he claims reneged on a deal to feature him in a movie with Melanie Griffith. He was asked to star in the movie Jane although it didn't have financing and then the film company failed to pay him when the movie wasn't made. He sought $1.5 million in compensatory damages and unspecified punitive damages. [August 1999]
Hebrew name is Tzvi.
His 5-year, $100 million annual deal equates to about $1,923,077 a week and roughly $274,725 a day. He is the highest-paid radio personality in America.
One of the major influences on his brand of humor was Mad magazine.
Practices transcendental meditation.
Stated on his radio show that since his divorce, the word "marriage" has left his vocabulary for good. While he is deeply in love with actress Beth Stern, they have no plans to even live together. His three daughters are the only people he says he's willing to live with at this point. [February 2002]
His views on parenthood have not soured as his views on marriage have since his divorce. While he shares custody of his three children with his ex-wife Alison, he says he would gladly take full custody of them if ever called upon to do so.
Is an avid comic book reader, and "Superman" is his all-time favorite. He also loves "Spiderman."
Ranked #1 in 1995 on Mr. Blackwell's Worst Dress List.
Announced he was separating from his wife, Alison Stern, after 21 years of marriage, due to his workaholic ways. [October 1999]
Married college sweetheart Alison Stern (b. 25 May 1955) at Temple Ohabei Shalom in Brookline, Mass. [June 1978]
Stern's ex-wife, 'Alison Stern', marries Businessman David Scott Simon, who is NOT the same person as David E. Simon, the CEO of Simon Malls. [November 2001]
His paternal grandparents, Froim and Anna (Gallar) Stern, were Jewish immigrants from the Austro-Hungarian Empire. His maternal grandparents, Sol and Esther (Reich) Schiffman, were Jewish immigrants from Poland.
Adopted a bulldog, which he named Bianca Romijn-Stamos-O'Connell-Ostrosky-Stern (March 17, 2002 - July 17, 2012). He also has a dog named Java, that lives with his ex-wife, Alison Simon.
Brown belt in Japanese Shotokan Karate
Performed the spoken word opening to the Blue Öyster Cult song "When the War Comes" on their Club Ninja album.
In 2004, he did a 180-degree turn in his politics, lambasting President George W. Bush for his lack of planning in the Iraq War, adding an entire page of anti-Bush website links on his personal website and making direct attacks on members of George W. Bush's cabinet. Shortly afterwords, Clear Channel Communications dropped his show from their stations in several markets after being fined by the FCC for an incident (several years earlier) that they deemed as profane. Stern took this as a personal attack and managed to negotiate his return on stations owned by Infinity Broadcasting in those same markets where he was dropped, and began campaigning heavily for Democratic Party Presidential candidate Senator John Kerry, D-MA.
His father, Ben Stern, was a radio engineer. His mother, Ray Stern, was a housewife.
He overcame an affliction with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
On Friday, 16 December 2005, he signed off his last broadcast radio show. His satellite radio programs are set to begin on the Sirius Satellite Radio system on 9 January 2006.
New Year's Rotten Eve (1994) was the highest-grossing pay-per-view variety special of all time, grossing over $30 million.
Testament to Stern's huge following, Private Parts was the fastest-selling book in Simon & Schuster publishing history.
Was #7 on the annual Forbes magazine Celebrity 100 list in 2006
Inspired the song "Vibe On", by Australian pop star Dannii Minogue, from her album "Neon Nights".
Recognized along with retired New York Jet great Wayne Chrebet and The Good Rats for "Reasons to love Long Island" in 2007 by Strong Island Magazine.
Became engaged to Beth Stern [February 13, 2007].
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.
Was interested in playing the Scarecrow in the canceled film "Batman Triumphant".
One of his childhood heroes was Soupy Sales.
Although he has never shied away from humor on the subject of homosexuality, Stern has been outspoken supporter of gay rights throughout his career.
In 2004, was in talks with ABC to star in a series of specials in which he would interview celebrities. According to Stern, Peter Jennings threatened to leave the network if he was hired and the deal fell through.
His daughter, Emily Stern, is an actress and writer.
Host of the # 1, nationally syndicated "Howard Stern Radio Show", broadcasting from WXRK New York (92.3 K-Rock). Television version of the radio show airs nationally on the E! Entertainment network. Also managing his own production company. [July 2003]
His career with Sirius Satelite Radio officially began at 6 AM Eastern (New York) Time on January 9, 2006, on Sirius Channel 100. [January 2006]
Announced that at the completion of his contract in 2006, he will leave FM broadcast radio completely and work exclusively with Sirius Satellite Radio (which will be completely outside the content restrictions of the FCC). [October 2004]
Delivered the eulogy at the funeral of Joan Rivers held at Temple Emanu-El, New York City (7 September 2014).