Clark Howard is an author and a radio host of nationally syndicated ‘Clark Howard Show’ since 1989. He is a consumer expert and advocate. He also founded Consumer Action Centre helping consumers through his volunteers. Let’s find out more about how much is the net worth of Clark Howard in 2018.
Early life and biography:
Clark Howard was born on June 20, 1955, at Atlanta, Georgia to Bernard and Joy Garson Howard. He studied in Westminster School in Atlanta. He graduated from American University with B.A. in Urban Government in the year 1976. He did his M.B.A from Central Michigan University in 1977.
Clark Howard joined Georgia State Defence Force following September 2011 attacks. He attended monthly training workshops as a part of his service. He has participated in Medical evacuation work in New Orleans after the Hurricane Katrina.
He was diagnosed with cancer of the prostate in 2008 which he made public on WSB-TV in February 2009. In August 2017 he was involved in a car accident and had a miraculous escape with minor injuries.
Career awards and nominations:
Clark Howard started his career in a travel agency in the year 1981. After a few years, he retired from the business and began giving travel advice on Atlanta Radio where he appeared as a guest. His programme became quite popular, and his wide popularity among listening public enabled him to get his own radio show in the year 1991.
Clark Howard also became a TV reporter for WSB-TV for consumer affairs. In the year 1993, he started a Consumer Action Centre which had volunteers who answered consumer questions off the air. His long-running show was a huge success, and in the year 1998, his radio show was syndicated.
In the year 2011 Clark Howard joined Georgia State Defence Force where he attended training workshops around the state and performed medical evacuation work following Hurricane Katrina.
In the year 2012, he joined HLN’s ‘Evening Express’ a daily news and lifestyle programme. Clark Howard appears on WSB-TV in Atlanta in which he offers consumer scam warnings and gives consumer tips.
Clark Howard has written many books including ‘Get Clark Smart’ that reached no. 6 on the New York Times bestseller list for ‘How to books’. In the year 2011 Clark Howard was awarded a Golden Palm on the Palm Springs California. In the year 2015, he achieved the distinction of being voted into ‘National Radio Hall Of Fame’.
In 2016 Clark Howard was awarded ‘Good and Faithful Servant Award’ by Peachtree Christian Hospice.
Net worth and earnings:
Clark Howard’s net worth is estimated at $19 million. His earnings come mainly from his syndicated radio show and his WSB-TV consumer affairs reporting.
He is the author of several best seller books including one on the New York Times bestsellers list. The books royalty also adds to his earnings and net worth.
Clark Howard is a person of rare integrity and understanding. He specialised in consumer affairs and education and devoted his life to make consumers aware of the market intricacies and to get value for their money. He in his radio talks and books tried to educate consumers by giving them tips to save and become wealthy. He was a volunteer after September 2011 attacks on W.T.C.