Howard Stern’s Parents, Ben and Ray Stern – Their Story
Ben and Ray Stern are the parents of American radio and TV personality, Howard Stern. Both Ben and Ray are Jewish and their families were originally from the Poland/Austria-Hungary region.
Ben and Ray have two children, Howard Stern and Ellen Stern. Ben is known for his work in the sound department on shows including King Leonardo and His Short Subjects (1960), Go-Go Gophers (1966), and The Howard Stern Show in 1987. He also worked as a radio engineer for many years. Howard Stern’s mom, Ray frequently appeared on his radio show.
The Stern family moved to Roosevelt, New York in 1955 where Howard attended Washington-Rose Elementary School and Roosevelt Junior-Senior High School. Seeing his child’s desire to be on the radio, Ben set up a tape machine, microphone, and turntable in their basement, allowing young Howard to play at make-believe. But as Howard has grown up, he and his father have developed a somewhat complex relationship.
In interviews, Howard has said that he wishes his father spent more quality time with him, instead of yelling at him and calling him a ‘moron’ all the time.
Ray Stern talks about her husband, Ben, and son, Howard:
What is the nationality of Ben Stern and Ray Stern?
Ben and Ray are both American but come from a long line of Polish and Austrian-Hungarian Jews.
How old are Ben Stern and Ray Stern?
Ben Stern was born on the 11th of July, 1923, so is an impressive 98
years old. It has been reported that he is suffering from ill health. His wife, Ray, born on Oct 22, 1927, is aged 93.
What are Ben and Ray Stern’s net worth?
Ben’s net worth totaled $400,000 after working as a sound engineer for many years. Ray’s net worth has not been revealed to the public.
Are Ben Stern and Ray Stern married or divorced?
Ben and Ray were married on May 19, 1946. They have two children and grandchildren and are still happily married 💕💕💕