Howard Stern is an American radio personality and television show host born in 1954 in New York City, New York. He is the host of The Howard Stern Show on Sirius XM satellite radio. Stern originally rose to fame as a syndicated shock jock radio host from 1986 to 2005. In 2012, he began to serve as host of the television reality show America’s Got Talent. Stern has written two books and starred in the comedy film Private Parts. During his career, he won the Billboard Nationally Syndicated Air Personality of the Year on eight occasions and was elected to the National Radio Hall of Fame. Stern has three children and is married to actress Beth Ostrosky.