Rush received three Marconi Awards for "Syndicated Radio Personality of the Year" in 1992, 1995, 2000 and 2005.
He was listed at #36 in Forbes magazine's Celebrity 100 of 2007.
Family refers to him as "Rusty."
Rush turned down an offer from Pat Buchanan to be his running mate during the 1992 Presidential campaign.
Two of Rush's early DJ aliases were Rusty Sharpe and Jeff Christy.
His height is 5' 11".
Rush also went by the names Rusty Sharpe, in his hometown of Cape Girardeau, Missouri and Jeff Christie in Pittsburgh.
His book See, I Told You So was the best selling non-fiction hardback book of 1993.
His book The Way Things Ought to Be was the best selling non-fiction hardback book of 1992.
He attended Southeast Missouri State University for one year, then dropped out.
He is currently dating CNN television personality Daryn Kagan.
He was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1993.
Rush comes from the Midwest town of Cape Gereadu, Mo. He started in Radio at the age of 16. A college dropout he worked in several capacities including for the Kansas City Royals before moving to Sacramento, CA where he developed the format for what would become the most successful radio talk show in America. Rush currently is heard nationwide on his syndicated radio program.
Rush: The difference between Los Angeles and yogurt is that yogurt comes with less fruit.
Rush: We are born to action and whatever is capable of suggesting and guiding action has power over us from the first.
Rush: Take that bone out of your nose and call me back.
Rush: I do this show with half my brain tied behind my back -- just to make it fair.
Rush: Football is like life and I know life.
Rush: If Thomas Jefferson thought taxation without representation was bad, he should see how it is with representation.
Rush: The Los Angeles riots were not caused by the Rodney King verdict. The Los Angeles riots were caused by rioters.
Rush: The only difference between Gorbachev and other Soviet leaders is that Gorbachev is alive.
Rush: Ronald Reagan was the greatest president of the twentieth century.
Rush: Bigot-A person who wins an argument with a liberal.
Rush: You could afford your house without the government if it weren't for the government.
Rush: There's a simple way to solve the crime problem: obey the law; punish those who do not.
Rush: The most beautiful thing about a tree is what you do with it after you cut it down.
Rush: No nation ever taxed itself into prosperity.
Rush: Compassion is no substitute for justice.
Rush: Liberals attempt through judicial activism what they cannot win at the ballot box.
Rush: Feminism was established to allow unattractive women easier access to the mainstream.
Rush: Character matters; leadership descends from character.
Rush: You know why there's a Second Amendment? In case the government fails to follow the first one.