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Bobby Bones is an American on-air radio personality, comedian, author, and producer. He is best known for hosting the nationally syndicated radio show, The Bobby Bones Show, which broadcasts to over 150 stations and is the No. 1 Country morning show with millions of weekly listeners. Bobby Bones was born on April 2, 1980, in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was raised by his single mother, who worked as a real estate agent. He attended Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, where he studied radio and television broadcasting. Bones began his career in radio in 2001, when he was hired as a part-time on-air personality at KLAZ in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He then moved to Austin, Texas, where he worked at KASE-FM and KVET-FM. In 2013, Bones launched The Bobby Bones Show, which quickly became the No. 1 Country morning show in the United States. Bones has also appeared on television shows such as Nashville, American Idol, and Dancing with the Stars. He has written two books, Bare Bones: I'm Not Lonely If You're Reading This Book and Fail Until You Don't: Fight. Grind. Repeat. As of 2021, Bobby Bones' net worth is estimated to be $10 million.

Popular As Bobby Estell
Occupation Radio personality, television personality, author, comedian, musician
Age 43 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born 2 April 1980
Birthday 2 April
Birthplace Mountain Pine, Arkansas, U.S.

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Bobby Bones Height, Weight & Measurements

At 43 years old, Bobby Bones height is 6ft .

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Who Is Bobby Bones's Wife?

His wife is Caitlin Parker (m. 2021)

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Wife Caitlin Parker (m. 2021)
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Bobby Bones Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Bobby Bones worth at the age of 43 years old? Bobby Bones’s income source is mostly from being a successful . He is from . We have estimated Bobby Bones's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2023 $1 Million - $5 Million
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In June 2019, Bones filmed an episode of Running Wild With Bear Grylls in Norway. The episode aired on January 14, 2020. He was a judge of Topgolf's original series Who Will Rock You.


On June 19, 2018, he released his second New York Times Best Seller entitled Fail Until You Don’t: Fight. Grind. Repeat. which also became a New York Times #1 Best Seller.

In 2018, Bones was a guest mentor for season sixteen of American Idol (the first to air on ABC) during the top 24 round. On November 6, 2018, it was announced Bones would become a full-time mentor for the series beginning in season seventeen. During an episode which aired April 8, 2019, Bones served as guest host, as host Ryan Seacrest was sick and missed the taping. Bones has returned to ABC's season three of American Idol (season eighteen overall) as the full-time contestant mentor.

In September 2018, Bones was announced as one of the celebrities to compete on the 27th season of Dancing with the Stars, being paired with the professional dancer Sharna Burgess. Despite the second lowest scores for a couple in the final 4, the couple made it to the finals, and ended up winning the competition.


On January 3, 2017, Bones announced he was considering a run for governor of Arkansas in the 2018 election. On March 14, 2017, Bones announced he was not running. He frequently speaks about an aspiration to run for political office in the future on his show, further fueling such speculation.


On May 17, 2016, he released his first book entitled Bare Bones, I'm Not Lonely If You're Reading This Book. The book became a #1 New York Times Best Seller.


In October 2014, Bones accidentally triggered the Emergency Alert System, by playing EAS tones, during an on-air rant about an erroneous EAS test interrupting coverage locally of the 2014 World Series on Fox affiliate WZTV. The EAS tones, would have only triggered the EAS issuance in Nashville but the show was in syndication and so the signal cascaded through the show's nationwide affiliates, which caused AT&T U-verse boxes nationwide to lock up with the erroneous test. In May 2015, Bones's employer iHeartMedia paid a $1 million FCC fine due to the incident and removed all EAS sound effects from their nationwide sound library to prevent a recurrence.

For four years running, from 2004 to 2008, Bones was named Best Radio Personality by the Austin Music Awards, presented by The Austin Chronicle and SXSW. The Bobby Bones Show also won Best Radio Program 2007–2008. On April 6, 2014, Bones, Amy and Lunchbox won their first Academy of Country Music Award for National On-Air Personality of the Year, just nine months into Bones's first year in country music. Bones became the youngest ever inductee into the National Radio Hall of Fame during a ceremony on November 2, 2017, at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago


In February 2013, The Bobby Bones Show was nationally syndicated through iHeart Media-owned Premiere Networks and was made available via and the iHeartRadio mobile app. The show is currently heard on more than 150 radio stations in the U.S., Canada, and UK.

On September 28, 2013, Bones and his crew were part of a team that set the Guinness World Record "Most hunger relief meals packaged in one hour (team)".


In the fall of 2012, Clear Channel moved Bones and his show from Austin with its Top 40 format to Nashville and a country music format while taking The Bobby Bones Show nationwide. Bones took over the slot hosted by longtime DJ Gerry House, who retired in 2010. Bones now broadcasts from the WSIX-FM studios in Nashville on weekday mornings from 5:00 a.m. to 10 a.m. (CT). His co-hosts are Lunchbox and Amy, and features Producer Eddie, Raymundo, Morgan2, Mike D., Hillary and Scuba Steve.

In 2012 Bones was part of the Fox Sports Radio lineup, hosting the weekend sports talk program Roddick and Bones with tennis star Andy Roddick, airing Saturdays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time on nearly 300 radio stations.


Bones appeared in the 2009 feature film, Bandslam, with Vanessa Hudgens. He has also appeared on the ABC drama Nashville and has been a guest host with Kelly Ripa on Live! with Regis and Kelly.


Bones was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas, and raised in Mountain Pine, Arkansas. He has said his mother became pregnant with him at age 15, when his father was 17. He was raised in the small community of Mountain Pine, Arkansas, by his mother and maternal grandmother. His biological father was with him until the age of five, but then left the family. Bones began dreaming of a radio career around the age of 5. He grew up poor, and often viewed radio as a way of escaping poverty. Bones began his radio career at age 17 at the campus station of Henderson State University, KSWH-FM "The Pulse." He graduated with a B.A. in Radio/Television from Henderson in 2002.

While still in college, Bones went to work as a station hand at KLAZ in Hot Springs, Arkansas, but was put on the air within a few days of being hired. A manager there gave him the choice of going on the air as Bobby Z or Bobby Bones of which he chose the latter. Bones' first full-time radio contract paid him $17,000. In 2002, Bones was hired by Q100/KQAR in Little Rock, Arkansas. He then worked for radio station (KLAL), which led to his hosting The Bobby Bones Show on KHFI-FM in Austin, Texas.


Bobby Bones (born Bobby Estell, April 2, 1980) is an American radio and television personality, best known for hosting the nationally syndicated The Bobby Bones Show, originating at WSIX-FM in Nashville, TN, and for his role as a full-time mentor on American Idol on ABC. He was the winner of season 27 of Dancing with the Stars with partner Sharna Burgess. He has also written two New York Times best sellers.