Rick Dees - Famous Presenter

Rick Dees Net Worth


Rick Dees, a famous American singer and radio host, has amassed a net worth of $50 million. He is renowned for hosting the widely syndicated radio show ‘The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 Countdown’ and earns an annual salary of $10 million for the program.

Throughout his career, Rick Dees has solidified his position as a prominent figure in the world of radio, gaining recognition and accolades such as the Marconi Award and People’s Choice Award. His incredible success in radio has led him to be inducted into both the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame and the National Radio Hall of Fame.

Key facts:

  • Rick Dees is an American singer and radio host.
  • He is best-known for hosting the internationally syndicated radio show 'The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 Countdown'.
  • Rick Dees began his professional career before attending college, working at a local radio station during high school.
  • He recorded the hit disco track, 'Disco Duck', which reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for one week in October 1976.
  • He has won numerous radio-related awards, including the Marconi Award and the People's Choice Award.
  • Rick Dees has been inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame, and the National Radio Hall of Fame.

Basic Information About Rick Dees

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Singers
ProfessionsActor, Comedian, Radio personality, Presenter, Businessperson, Songwriter, Screenwriter, Disc jockey
Net worth$50,000,000
Date of birth1950-03-14 (74 years old)
Place of birthJacksonville
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseJulie McWhirter - (29 AprilΒ 1978 - present)Β (1 child)
25 December - Nancy Carmody (Β 1970 - 1976)Β (divorced)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

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Rick Dees roles

Movie / Series Role
La BambaTed Quillin
Family GuyPeter as Rick Dees 1 episode, 2020
The Young and the RestlessBartender 2 episodes, 2008
Melrose PlaceSelf (uncredited) unknown episodes
RoseanneKen 1 episode, 1992
The Love BoatMelvin 1 episode, 1982
Burke's LawCharlie Harden 1 episode, 1994
The Brady Bunch Variety HourSelf 1 episode, 1977

Interesting Facts about Rick Dees

  1. He appeared in the music video and sang in the choir on the song "Voices That Care".
  2. (1983-present) Counts down five different versions (Hit Radio Edition, Hot Adult Edition, D2K Edition, 90s Edition, 80s Edition) of "The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40" on domestic & international radio. All five Weekly Top 40 Countdown editions also stream weekly exclusively on BYOChannel and Rick Dees Hit Music mobile apps (IOS and Android, U.S.).
  3. As Rick Dees and his Cast of Idiots, he hit #1 on the Billboard Charts in 1976 with the song "Disco Duck".
  4. Inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1999 and the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2007.
  5. Was replaced with entertainment personality Ryan Seacrest from his 20 year position as morning show host at KIIS-FM, Los Angeles. [January 2004]
  6. He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 1560 North Vine Street in Hollywood, California on September 17, 1984.
  7. Named morning show host of Movin 93.9 FM in Los Angeles, California. [August 2006]
  8. Named morning radio host of KHHT 92.3 FM in Los Angeles, California. [March 2012]
  9. Attended and graduated from Grimsley High School in Greensboro, North Carolina (1968).
  10. Received his Bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1972).
  11. Father, with Julie McWhirter, of son Kevin Dees.
  12. Rick's son Kevin was an impostor on To Tell the Truth 1990 Episode 15-2. Rick appeared when Kevin was asked if he was related to the famous DJ.
  13. In 1984, he was the uncredited announcer for the short-lived Saturday morning TV series "Pryor's Place".

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