Rush Limbaugh leaves $50M Florida mansion with 7 bedrooms, 12 baths & private beach for wife after his death

CONSERVATIVE radio personality Rush Limbaugh has left his wife a $50million Florida mansion with seven bedrooms and a private beach.

The political commentator died at the age of 70 this week after battling advanced lung cancer for nearly a year.

His wife, Kathryn Adams, confirmed the devastating news at the start of his Wednesday morning show.

"Rush will forever be the greatest of all time. Rush was an extraordinary man. A gentle giant. Brilliant, quick-witted, genuinely kind," she said.

Earning an estimated $33million a year, it is believed Limbaugh had amassed a net worth of more than $600million at the time of his death.

The fortune he left behind for his fourth wife includes the lavish mansion in Palm Beach where he broadcast his radio show.

Spanning more than 34,000 square feet, the house boasts 12 bathrooms, a private elevator, and a two-story library, the New York Post reports.

The estate includes four guest houses and a guard station for 24-hour security services.

It has two oceanfront acres with a private beach, a pool and a putting green.

Limbaugh bought the estate in 1998 for $3.98million and initially used it as a holiday home, according to property records quoted by The Post.

When he relocated to the mansion with his wife permanently, the couple bought the neighboring land and extended the home to include three additional structures.

The estate is now estimated to be worth $50million, according to a Zillow estimate.

Kathryn worked as an events planner, which is how she met Limbaugh.

She organized a charity golf tournament that Limbaugh played in back in 2004.

Limbaugh was still married to his third wife Marta Fitzgerald, but later divorced her.

There was a 26-year age difference between Kathryn and Limbaugh.

The couple married in 2010 and Elton John performed at their wedding for a million-dollar fee.

Limbaugh was previously married to Roxy Maxine McNeely (1977 to 1980), Michelle Sixta (1983 to 1990), and Marta Fitzgerald (1994 to 2004).


Born January 12, 1951, Limbaugh was a radio personality, conservative political commentator, author and former television show host.

He was the host The Rush Limbaugh Show, which has been in national syndication on AM and FM radio stations since 1988.

In December 2019, Talkers Magazine estimated that Limbaugh's radio show attracted a weekly audience of 15.5 million listeners, becoming the most-listened-to radio show in the US.

He was one of the premiere voices of the conservative movement in the US since the 1990s, dominating the airwaves with his attacks on liberals, Democrats, feminists, environmentalists and others.

He's a member of the National Radio Hall of Fame and the National Association of Broadcaster Hall of Fame.

In 2020, Limbaugh received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from former President Donald Trump, after announcing he was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer.

Announcing his death at the start of his radio show on Wednesday, Kathryn described her beloved husband as "extremely generous" and "the hardest working person I know".

"From today on, there will be a tremendous void in our lives, and on the radio," she said.

"Rush encouraged so many of us to think for ourselves. To learn and to lead.

"He often said it did not matter where you started or what you look like, as Americans we all have endless opportunities like nowhere else in the world."

Kathryn also thanked "each and every one of you who prayed" for Rush while he was battling cancer on behalf of their family.

"In Rush's honor, may we all continue Rush's mission in our individual lives and communities. I know all of you listening are terribly sad," she said.

"We all are. I'm terrible sorry to have to deliver this news to you. God bless you Rush. And God bless our country."

The show then played Ray Charles' version of America The Beautiful, as opposed to Limbaugh's traditional theme.

In his final radio broadcast of 2020, Limbaugh thanked his listeners and supporters.

Following the tragic news, several of Limbaugh supporters rushed to share their condolences.

Trump paid tribute to the radio icon in his first interview since leaving the White House.

"Totally brilliant guy," he said. "He could just talk for three hours and everybody found it spellbinding."

Trump told Fox News that the radio host was "very brave, he in theory could've been gone four months ago, he was fighting until the very end".

QAnon Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene wrote: "RIP Rush, you will be missed. Thank you for your legendary impact on so many Americans!"

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Limbaugh "revolutionized American radio," adding that "his voice guided the conservative movement for millions every day".

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