Howard Stern, at a glance

AP News
Posted: Dec 21, 2009 2:29 PM

NAME _ Howard Allan Stern.

AGE _ 55. Born Jan. 12, 1954, in Roosevelt, N.Y.

EDUCATION _ Graduated from Boston University in 1976 with a degree in communication.

CAREER _ Stern started in radio in 1975 at his college's station. About a decade later, he was syndicated nationwide by Infinity Broadcasting Corp., now CBS Radio Inc. He has hosted "The Howard Stern Show" on Sirius XM since 2006. In 1993, he released his autobiography, "Private Parts," which became a best-seller and was made into a movie.

FAMILY _ Married to Beth Ostrosky. Stern has three children from a previous marriage.