- Name: Bobby Bones
- Age: 38 years old
- Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Radio Personality
- Net Worth: US $7 Million
- Status: Alive
Bobby Bones is an American radio personality and host of the syndicated country music program The Bobby Bones Show. He’s also a comedian, musician and author. His discography include The Raging Kidiots (2015) and The Critics Give It 5 Stars (2016). He’s released two New York Times best seller: Bare Bones (2016) and Fail Until You Don’t (2018). Bones was born Bobby William Estell on April 2, 1980, in Hot Springs, Arkansas. His teenage mother, Pamela Hurt (d. 2011), became pregnant at age 15. His biological father reportedly left when he was only 5. Bones grew up in poverty and was partially raised by his grandmother Hazel Hurt. He attended Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in radio and television.
Bones dreamed of becoming a radio DJ as early as age 6. He began to realize his dream while studying at Henderson State University (HSU). His first notable on-air gig was for the HSU radio station KSWH-FM 91.1. He was 17 at the time. Bones began his professional career with the contemporary radio station KLAZ (105.9 FM) in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He reportedly made $17,000 from his first full-time contract. Starting in 2002, he worked briefly with ‘Q100/KQAR’ and ‘Alice 107.7’ in Little Rock. In 2002, Bones moved to Austin, Texas, to work on KHFI-FM (96-7 KISS-FM). His signature country music morning show ‘The Bobby Bones Show’ premiered in February 2003. He would eventually hire co-hosts Amy and Lunchbox.
Bones is signed to iHeartMedia Inc (formerly Clear Channel Media). The company moved his award-winning show from Austin to Nashville, Tennessee, in fall 2012. It is now syndicated by Premiere Networks to roughly 100 stations. He served as a presenter at the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards. Bones is one-half the music duo Raging Idiots (with producer Eddie). His debut EP, The Raging Kidiots, was released in November 2015 by Black River Entertainment. It peaked at #3 on the Kid Albums chart. His debut studio album, The Critics Give It 5 Stars, followed in March 2016. The album rose to #4 on the Country chart with more than 12,000 units sold. It was supported by the singles “Starbucks!” and “We Can’t Stand Each Other” featuring Carrie Underwood.
Bones made his film debut in the musical comedy drama Bandslam (2009) starring Vanessa Hudgens, Aly Michalka and Gaelan Connell. The film won the 2010 Gabriel Award for family film of the year. Bones guest starred in 2 episodes of the ABC drama series Nashville (2013-14). He’s guest hosted multiple episodes of Live! With Regis and Kelly. His television credits also include Fox and Friends, The Today Show, and Good Morning America. Bones was selected as a celebrity contestant on season 27 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. He was partnered with professional ballroom dancer Sharna Burgess.PERSONAL
Bobby Bones stands 5ft 10in tall and he’s an Aries. His personal net worth is estimated at $7 million. In addition to radio and television, he earns from his best-selling books Bare Bones: I’m Not Lonely If You’re Reading This Book (2016) and Fail Until You Don’t: Fight Grind Repeat (2018). He’s supported organizations such as the National Humane Society and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Bobby dated Canadian singer Lindsay Ell from 2016 to 2017. He previously dated Rachel Reinert (former member of Gloriana).
Bones won the 2017 CMA Award for National Broadcast Personality of the Year. He’s won 5 consecutive ‘Best Radio Personality’ by the Austin Music Awards from 2004 to 2008. Bones was inducted into the National Radio Hall Of Fame in 2017. He’s a 3x winner of the National Personality Award presented by the ACMs. He shared the 2014 Academy of Country Music Award for National On-Air Personality of the Year with co-hosts Lunchbox and Amy.
Bobby Bones Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Bobby William Estell
- Birthday: April 2, 1980
- How Old : Age: 38 years old
- Place of Birth: Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Radio Personality, Musician, Comedian, Author
- Years Active: 2002-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $7 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive