Mostly Credited As: Glenn Beck
Birth Name: Glenn Lee Beck
Date Of Birth: February 10, 1964 (Age 50)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Mount Vernon, Washington
Height: 6' 3" (1.9 m)
Conservative radio talk show host who has also hosted television shows on CNN and Fox News. Beck's style has been described as a combination between the styles of fellow radio hosts Don Imus and Rush Limbaugh. Claims to be the third most listened to radio talk show host in the United States. Beck also has his own traveling stage show and has written four books. The second, An Inconvenient Book, reached the Top 10 on the New York Times Best Seller List while his most recent, The Christmas Sweater, rose to number one. In 2012, Beck founded his own television network named The Blaze.
Trivia Beck is of the Mormon religious faith though he was raised as a Roman Catholic.
Is a recovering alcholic and drug addict. Credits his conversion to Mormonism with helping him to lead a clean and sober lifestyle.
First received national attention when he hosted a top rated political talk show on radio station WFLA in Tampa, FL. This led to Beck getting his own nationally syndicated talk show.
Jokingly refers to his fans as "sick twisted freaks."
Beck occasionally "GOMPS" unruly callers. By GOMPING, he tells them to "Get off my phone!" Beck borrowed this bit from legendary New York City talk show host Bob Grant.
Publishes a monthly magazine entitled Fusion.
Second wife's name is Tania. They have two children, adopted son Raphe and daughter Cheyenne. Beck has two children, daughters Hannah and Mary, from his first marriage.
Daughter Mary suffers from cerebral palsy.
Graduated from Sehome High School in Bellingham, WA in 1982.
Beck's mother committed suicide when he was 13 years old.
Glenn Beck Quotes
Beck: I am a conservative who happens to not be a Republican.
Beck: Remember, beneath every cynic there lies a romantic, and probably an injured one.
Beck: Cindy Sheehan is a tragedy slut.
Beck: Political correctness doesn't change us. It shuts us up.
Beck: The ACLU and Jesus.....they don't get along.
Beck: I know Keith Olbermann likes to say, "I'm really not a liberal. I'm really not a Democrat." Uh huh, sure.
Beck: Edward R. Murrow would have despised Keith Olbermann.
Beck: There's no glory in an easy life. There's just ease in an easy life.
Beck: Failures are for the day. Losers are for life.
Beck: When all is said and done, America will understand that Michael Moore smells like pancakes.