Bobby Estell, famously known as Bobby Bones is a radio entertainer and a DJ. He was born on 2nd April 1980 at Arkansas, USA. He was raised from a very poor household. When he turned five, his biological father left them and he was taken cared by his mother Pamela Hurt and his grandmother Hazel Hurt. He had always dreamt of pursuing radio as a career and believed this will resolve their adversity.
He started his radio career when he turned 17 at the Campus station of Henderson State University. He completed his B.A. in 2002 from Henderson in the field of Radio and Television. He worked at the Little Rocks Arkansas before moving to Austin. As he moved from Austin to Nashville he gained countrywide listenership. He is the host of the National Radio program i.e. “The Bobby Bones Show” on 96.7 KISS FM. Presently, the show has 65 FM radio stations across the USA, earlier which was only 35.
It’s the biggest morning music show and has an estimated audience of 3 million listeners. The show is famous for its non-scripted dialogues and has emerged as an interview spot for top music stars such as Taylor Swift, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Band Perry and much more.
In May 2016 he presented to the world, his first book “Bare Bones, I’m not lonely if you’re Reading This Book”. Of course, the book was accounted as on the New York Times Best Seller.
Since 2004 to 2008, Estell has won four back to back Best Radio Personality by the Austin Music Award. His morning radio show won the award for the Best Radio Program in 2007 and 2008. He won his first Academy of Country Music Award for National On-Air Personality of the Year in the year 2014. He will be called for the National Radio Hall Of Fame ceremony at the Museum Of Broadcast Communications in Chicago.
Bobby team up with Jason Aldean and ran many charitable campaigns for organizations like Susan G. Komen and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. He appeared in a movie named Bandslam in the year 2009 with Vanessa Hudgens. When not doing radio, he served as a guest host on Live! With Kelly Ripa. He has also served as a correspondent on CNN featured “Headline News”.
How much is Bobby Bones Net Worth in 2017
Bobby Estell is best known for his “The Booby Bones Show” which is the major source of his earning and raise his overall net worth. As of 2017, He has a net worth of $5.5 million US dollar and a yearly salary of $1 million US dollar. Bobby did everything to financially stabilize his family but he couldn’t get rid of his mother’s drinking habit. He is an actor, Radio DJ, Broadcaster and an entertainer with an incredible fan following on Twitter and Facebook.
Bobby Estell has been into various controversies and has faced many claims over the years. Before his mother died of methamphetamines, he had a very problematic relationship with his mother. Even after having so many internal issues he emerged as one of the well-acclaimed radio personality and stand out in this radio world.