CONSERVATIVE radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh was married four times.
The political commentator was with events planner Kathryn Adams for more than a decade before his passing.
Who is Rush Limbaugh's wife Kathryn Adams?
Kathryn Adams was Rush Limbaugh's fourth wife.
He died on February 17, 2021, at the age of 70 after battling lung cancer.
She worked as an events planner, which is how she met Limbaugh.
Adams organized a charity golf tournament that Limbaugh played in back in 2004.
When they met, Limbaugh was still married to his previous wife Marta Fitzgerald, but later divorced her.
In an interview with Fox News' Ainsley Earhardt, Adams spoke for her late husband: "He would be upset with the United States not being as strong as it has been and should be. I know he would say it's not time to panic."
"He's living on through these people," Adams said in reference to pundits who have taken up Limbaugh's mantle as the voice of conservative America.
There was a 26-year age difference between Kathryn and Limbaugh.
Kathryn Adams Limbaugh has revealed that she is a direct descendant of John Adams, a Founding Father in the US.
The couple, who lived in Palm Beach, Florida, married in 2010.
Elton John performed at their wedding for a million-dollar fee.
Kathryn has written a series of children's books.
The series, called Adventures of Rush Revere, became a New York Times bestseller.
Who are Rush Limbaugh's ex-wives?
Limbaugh was married to Marta Fitzgerald from 1994-2004.
Fitzgerald was an aerobics instructor from Jacksonville.
She was also editor in chief and publisher of Vent, a magazine for young people.
Limbaugh was married to Michelle Sixta from 1983-1990.
Sixta was a college student and usherette at the Kansas City Royals Stadium Club.
She was a graphic arts major and is now pursuing a career in graphic design.
She remarried a year after they divorced.
Roxy Maxine McNeely
Limbaugh was married to Roxy Maxine McNeely from 1977 to 1980.
Roxy was a secretary at a radio station in Kansas City and Rush met her when he too was working there.
McNeely filed for divorce in March 1980, citing "incompatibility."
Does Rush have any children?
Limbaugh does not have any children.
This is despite the fact the Conservative commentator, according to Boston Magazine, has stated: “Marriage is about raising children. That's the purpose of the institution.”
When did Rush Limbaugh die?
On February 17, 2021, Limbaugh's wife announced the talk show radio pioneer had died.
"Rush will forever be the greatest of all time. Rush was an extraordinary man. A gentle giant. Brilliant, quick-witted, genuinely kind," she said.
"Extremely generous. Passionate. Courageous. And the hardest working person I know."
"From today on, there will be a tremendous void in our lives, and on the radio."
She thanked those who prayed for her husband as he battled lung cancer.
Limbaugh announced in February 2020 that he had been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer.
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In October 2020 has said that while his latest scans were "not dramatic," they were still a step in the wrong direction as his cancer has shown "some progression."
During his life, Rush received numerous awards including the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Former President Donald Trump presented him the award in February 2020.
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