Radio Personalities

A radio personality is a person who hosts a radio talk show and interacts with the audience via telephone or email. Radio personalities are very popular and the success of a radio channel is largely dependent upon the popularity of the radio personality who host its programs. Radio shows can be music countdowns, news programs, educational shows, interviews with celebrities, or shows dedicated to solve specific problems of the callers. Radio personalities have to form a close bond with the audience by reaching out to them, talking to them, and handling their queries. People who are creative, talkative and love to interact with different types of people make good radio personalities. Since radio presenters are known by their voices, it is important for them to have a clear, friendly voice and proper pronunciation so that they are easily understood by the public. Here is a list of famous radio personalities from all over the world.

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 1 Rush Limbaugh

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Famous As: Radio Host, Political Commentator, Author, Former Television Host
Birthdate: January 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Mostly known for his controversial comments on the LGBT community, sexual consent, and climate change, Rush Limbaugh has hosted The Rush Limbaugh Show, one of the highest-rated in the U.S. He has also hosted a TV show, written several books, including two bestsellers, and won the Presidential Medal of Freedom

 2 Lisa Ann

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 9, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
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 3 Howard Stern

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Famous As: Radio & TV Personality
Birthdate: January 12, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

Howard Stern is an American television and radio personality who played a major role in popularizing Transcendental Meditation in the United States. He claimed that the technique cured his mother of depression, helped him quit smoking, and beat obsessive-compulsive disorder. Howard Stern is also a prominent fund raiser for an animal rescue organization called North Shore Animal League America.

 4 Ryan Seacrest

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Famous As: Radio Personality
Birthdate: December 24, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

Ryan Seacrest is an American television host, radio personality, and producer. He gained national recognition after hosting the popular singing competition TV series, American Idol. Also known for his humanitarian efforts, Seacrest established the Ryan Seacrest Foundation in 2010. He is also credited with producing a men's skincare line called Polished.

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 5 Michelle Visage

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 20, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 6 Richard C Armitage

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British

Richard Crispin Armitage is an English actor whose portrayal of Thorin Oakenshield in The Hobbit film series earned him international recognition and a Saturn Award. Well-known for his baritone voice, Richard Armitage has also recorded many audiobooks; in 2014, he won an Audiobook of the Year award for his work on Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: A Novel.

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 7 Jimmy Savile

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Famous As: DJ, Television & Radio Personality
Birthdate: October 31, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British
Died: October 29, 2011
Jimmy Savile gained fame after hosting BBC’s Jim'll Fix It and Top of the Pops. He initially worked in coal mines and dabbled in wrestling, before establishing himself as a professional DJ. Following his death, countless people accused him of sexual abuse. Subsequently, his was Madame Tussauds statue was melted. 
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 8 Casey Kasem

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Famous As: Radio Jockey, Voice Actor
Birthdate: April 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: June 15, 2014
Legendary RJ and voice actor Casey Kasem is remembered as the host of several hit radio countdown shows, most notably American Top 40. He had also voiced countless characters in animated children’s programs, such as Shaggy in the Scooby-Doo franchise. He was a vegan and took interest in American politics.
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 9 Alex Jones

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Famous As: Radio Personality
Birthdate: February 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Widely regarded as America's leading conspiracy theorist, Alex Jones is also a political extremist and radio show host. One of the most controversial figures in the United States, Alex Jones has accused the US government of executing the September 11 attacks and the Oklahoma City bombing. He also believes in weather weapons and claims that Hurricane Irma could've been geo-engineered.

 10 Sally Hawkins

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 27, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

 11 Billy Bush

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Famous As: Television Personality, Radio Host
Birthdate: October 13, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra

 12 Richard Hammond

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Famous As: Television presenter, Writer, Journalist, Autobiographer, Children's writer
Birthdate: December 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: British
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 13 David Jason

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 2, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British

 14 Timothy Spall

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 27, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British
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 15 Glenn Beck

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Famous As: CEO of TheBlaze
Birthdate: February 10, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Glenn Beck is an American radio host, political commentator, and television producer. He hosts the popular talk-radio show, Glenn Beck Radio Program. Also a philanthropist, Glenn Beck founded Mercury One, a non-profit organization designed to sustain itself without the need for donations or grants.

 16 Phillip Schofield

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Famous As: Television Presenter
Birthdate: April 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

Phillip Schofield is an English TV presenter. Over the years, Schofield has been playing an important role in the success of ITV's This Morning and Dancing on Ice. He is also a humanitarian as he has been serving as a patron of Shooting Star Children's Hospices, which aids families of children with terminal illnesses.

 17 Patrice O'Neal

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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: December 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: November 29, 2011

 18 Charlamagne tha God

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Famous As: Radio personality
Birthdate: June 29, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 19 Karl Pilkington

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Famous As: Television Presenter, Radio Producer
Birthdate: September 23, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

Karl Pilkington is an English comedian, television presenter, radio producer, and actor. He achieved popularity as the producer of Stephen Merchant and Ricky Gervais' radio program on Xfm. Pilkington is credited with co-founding a TV production company called RiSK Productions. Also known for his charity work, Pilkington designed and signed a card to benefit the Thomas Coram Foundation for Children.

 20 Dannii Minogue

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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Model, Songwriter
Birthdate: October 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Australian

 21 David Sedaris

David Sedaris
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Famous As: Humorist
Birthdate: December 26, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 22 Tyrone Power

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 5, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: November 15, 1958

 23 Carson Daly

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Famous As: Television host
Birthdate: June 22, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 24 Perdita Weeks

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Welsh

British actress Perdita Weeks is known for her role in the CBS reboot series Magnum P.I. An alumnus of the Courtauld Institute of Art, she always knew she wanted to be an actress. She began acting as a child and her passion for the profession only intensified with time. She primarily acts on TV and a done a few films.

 25 Nick Grimshaw

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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: August 14, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British

 26 Al B. Sure!

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 4, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 27 Mark Levin

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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: September 21, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

Mark Levin is an American lawyer and radio personality. He hosts popular shows, such as The Mark Levin Show and Life, Liberty & Levin. Since 2015, he has been contributing immensely as the editor-in-chief of the popular American website Conservative Review. Also a well-known author, Mark Levin has written seven New York Times best-selling books.

 28 Lliana Bird

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Famous As: Radio Presenter
Birthdate: August 17, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Lliana Bird has worked as a presenter for XFMLondon, Virgin Radio, and Capital Radio. She has also been a Sky News music commentator, has written for The Huffington Post, and owns a theater company. She also co-owns two charities, one for refugees and the other for women and children.

 29 Penelope Wilton

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 3, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British

Penelope Wilton is an English actress known for her work in theatre, film, and TV. The winner of several prestigious awards, such as the Olivier Award, Penelope Wilton was appointed an OBE for services to drama in the 2004 New Year Honours. In the 2016 Birthday Honours, she was elevated to become a DBE.

 30 Bill Bailey

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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: January 13, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British

 31 Nick Cannon

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

Nicholas Cannon is a comedian, rapper and television host. The Nick Cannon Show, America's Got Talent and The Masked Singer are some of his popular TV shows. He has also acted in films like Drumline, Love Don't Cost a Thing and Roll Bounce. Cannon has been accused of making racist and anti-Semitic remarks. He has called White people ‘savages’.

 32 Anthony Head

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 20, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British

 33 David Faustino

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 3, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 34 Dana Loesch

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Famous As: Political Commentator
Birthdate: September 28, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 35 Mike Wallace

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Famous As: Journalist, TV Presenter, Host
Birthdate: May 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: April 7, 2012

A popular American journalist and media personality, Mike Wallace is credited with bringing important information to the household of several Americans during his illustrious career that spanned nearly 70 years; he interviewed prominent personalities like Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Ayn Rand, and Salvador Dalí among others. His life and career inspired several films and he was portrayed by popular actors.

 36 Tamsin Greig

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 12, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British

 37 Joy Taylor

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Famous As: Radio Jockey, TV Anchor
Birthdate: January 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

Joy Taylor is a well-known face and voice on Fox Sports 1 where she is a host and anchor, noted particularly for moderating the talk show Skip and Shannon: Undisputed. Sister of American football player, Jason Taylor, she hosted radio shows at Barry University during her graduation in broadcast communication, before featuring in 790 AM The Ticket shows in Miami.

 38 Debbie McGee

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Famous As: Radio performer
Birthdate: October 31, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 39 Kennedy Montgomery

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Famous As: Commentator
Birthdate: September 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Political commentator and host Lisa Kennedy Montgomery, began her career as MTV VJ “Kennedy” on the alternative rock shows 120 Minutes and Alternative Nation. She has authored two books and has also hosted Fox network shows such as Kennedy and Outnumbered. She has also been a panelist on The Five.

 40 Mychal Thompson

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Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: January 30, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Bahamian

Mychal Thompson is a Bahamian former basketball player. He played the center position for many National Basketball Association (NBA) teams, including Portland Trail Blazers, San Antonio Spurs, and Los Angeles Lakers. He had a standout collegiate career at the University of Minnesota, following which he started playing professionally. Currently, he is the Lakers radio color commentator.

 41 Harry Shearer

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 42 Sean Pertwee

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British

Sean Pertwee is an English actor and narrator. The son of actor, Jon Pertwee, Sean followed in the footsteps of his father to establish himself in the entertainment industry. Apart from playing important roles in films like Dog Soldiers, he is also known for his work as a narrator in TV shows, such as Zero Hour and MasterChef: The Professionals.

 43 Amanda Seales

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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: July 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 44 Drew Pinsky

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Famous As: Radio personality, Podcaster
Birthdate: September 4, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 45 Dennis Prager

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Famous As: Radio personality, Author, Writer, Journalist
Birthdate: August 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 46 Maxine Peake

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 14, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British

 47 Wendell Pierce

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 8, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 48 Jonathan Ross

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Birthdate: November 17, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

Distinguished for his troubled pronunciation of the letter R, Jonathan Ross is a TV and radio presenter who was practically a synonym for the Friday Night with Jonathan Ross show on BBC One, till he left the broadcaster. The flamboyant man who later pursued his career with ITV and Channel 4 is also a comedian and critic and appeared in a number of films.

 49 Kenny Everett

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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: December 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British
Died: April 4, 1995

 50 Gene Rayburn

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Famous As: Radio & Television Personality
Birthdate: December 22, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: November 29, 1999

TV and radio host Gene Rayburn gained fame as the host of Match Game for more than 20 years. He also played the lead in the Broadway musical Bye Bye Birdie and received the ATAS Lifetime Achievement Award. A prominent liberal, he supported Planned Parenthood and was concerned about overpopulation.

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