Bobby Bones is a famous American on-air radio personality and entertainer. He is most renowned for hosting the WSIX-FM’s radio program called ‘The Bobby Bones Show.’ Also, Bobby Bones is a well-known actor and radio disc jockey. Continue reading to find the net worth of Bobby Bones as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Bobby Bones is the professional name of Bobby Estell who was born on 2nd April 1980 in Hot Springs in Arkansas in the US. At that point in time, Bobby’s mother was 15 years old, and his father was 17 years.
Bobby Bones was raised in a small community in Mountain Pine in Arkansas. Bobby was brought up by his mother, Pamela Hurt, and his maternal grandmother, Hazel Hurt. His father lived with him until Bobby was five years old. Around this time, Bobby started his career as a radio entertainer.
While attending Henderson State University, at age 17, Bobby Bones started working on campus at the KSWH-FM 91.1. Bobby Bones graduated with Bachelor’s of Art in Radio and Television from Henderson State University (2002).
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Bobby Bones commenced his profession as a radio personality in Arkansas. After shifting to Austin, Texas, Bobby Bones hosted ‘The Bobby Bones Show’ on 96.7 KISS FM. Parent Company, Clear Channel transferred Bobby Bones to Nashville, Tennessee where Bobby broadcast his show nationwide. In 2013, ‘The Bobby Bones Show’ became recognized as an organization.
Bobby Bones is at present the top country music disc jockey player in the US. In addition to his own radio shows, Bobby Bones and Andy Roddick (tennis pro) co-hosts on Fox Sports Radio. Bobby Bones appears as a guest host on ‘Live! With Kelly Ripa’, ‘Headline News’ on CNN. Also, Bobby Bones enacted in the movie, ‘Bandslam.’ In May 2016, Bobby Bones published his first book, ‘Bare Bones, I’m not lonely if you’re Reading This Book.’ This book was one of the Best Sellers listed by the New York Times.
The Austin Chronicle and SXSW named Bobby Bones as the Best Radio Personality for Austin Music Awards (2004-2008). Also, ‘The Bobby Bones Show’ received the Best Radio Program (2007-2008).
Bobby Bones began country music show with Amy and Lunchbox in 2014. Within nine months, on 6th April 2014, they won their first Country Music Academy Award for National On-Air Personality of the Year. On 2nd November 2017, Bobby Bones was introduced to the National Radio Hall of Fame at the Museum Of Broadcast Communications, Chicago. ‘The Bobby Bones Show’ received National On-Air Personality for the ACM Awards (2014, 2016, and 2018) and CMA Award (2017).
Net Worth & Earnings:
As of now, the net worth of Bobby Bones is $8 million. Bobby Bones’ annual salary is $1 million. Most of Bobby Bone’s wealth comes from his careers. He is a professional radio disc jockey broadcasts ‘The Bobby Bones Show’ on 96.7 KISS FM. Earlier, the show had around 35 stations that have got extended to 65 FM stations across the US.
Bobby Bones joined Jason Aldean to take part in several charitable organizations actively. These include Susan G. Komen and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Bobby Bones is very popular on social media namely Twitter and Facebook.