Ed Schultz Show, MSNBC, Net worth, and Career

Nadine Caridi


Edward Andrew Schultz, known better as Ed Schultz is a political commentator and a radio as well as a television host of American nationality who has been known for his work in RT America. Ed Schultz shows airs on weekdays in the RT American TV and is what has led him to heightened name and fame around the world. Originally from Virginia, is notable personality has also been known for his work for the shows like The Ed Schultz show, News with Ed Schultz and much more. He is a personality of white ethnicity.


Ed Schultz was born as Edward Andrew Schultz on the 27th of January, 1954. His age as of now is known to be 62 years. He was born in Norfolk, Vagina in the United States of America. His father George was an aeronautical engineer while his mother Mary an English teacher.


Ed Schultz primarily grew in the Larchmont area near the Old Dominion University, for his primary education he was enrolled in Larchmont Elementary School, then the Blair Junior High School and he graduated his high school from the Maury High School in the year 1972.

Interested in sports since a very small age, Ed Schultz obtained a scholarship for the Minnesota State University where he got the chance to play football on a scholarship. He was the NIAA passing leader and was signed by the Oakland Raiders before he took off his sportscasting career.


Ed Schultz career as a sportscaster began on 1988. He started working for the KVLY-TV first. After his stint there, he worked for the WDAY-TV before moving on to KFGO. In the WDAY TV, he did the radio play by play of the North Dakota State University Football games. He was called as the Voice of the Bison for his work there.

On KGFO, he did the play by play work for the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux football broadcasts. On the year 1992, Ed Schultz became the conservative political show host on the WDAY-AM. He moved on the KGFO and took off his Viewpoint program concept from the WDAY to the KGFO where he hosted News and Views.

He teamed up with the Republicans during the initial years of his career and his political commentary also depicted that. He became more liberal after his visit to the Salvation Army cafeteria. He has also been the host and the commentator for The Ed Schultz Show which airs on the KFGO. For this show, he has interviewed several personalities and has been ranked on the 17th position with more than 3 million listeners on 2008.

The Ed Show was announced by the MSNBC on 2009 and it initially aired on the 3 p.m to 5 p.m. slot. It was moved into the 8 p.m. eastern slot on 2011. It was canceled on 2015. He currently hosts a half hour show on RingofFireRadio.com. He also hosts The News With Ed Schultz on the RT America which is funded by the Russian Government.

Personal Life

Ed Schultz has at times been suspected about his personality, rumors about him being a bisexual or a gay have emerged over the past, with none of it ringing any truth to it.

Ed Schultz has been married twice. He has however not revealed any information about having any girlfriends in the past. He got married to Maureen Zimmerman first. The date of their marriage has not been specified but it has however been known that after three children, the relationship of the couple ended in a split on the year 1993.

After the divorce from his first wife, Ed Schultz got married to Wendy. Wendy has been married to him since 1998 and the pair has three children together. The family resides in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota in the United States of America.  It surely seems that the couple is doing well both in their professional and personal life and will certainly be together for a lifetime.

Net Worth and Facts

Ed Schultz show has earned him a lot of fame and he has become the inspiration for many around the world. Ed Schultz show has not only earned him fame but a considerable amount of money too. Ed Schultz net worth is known to be a whopping 11.5 million dollars. He earns a considerable amount of salary to be able to attain this value of net worth. Ed Schultz has the height of 6 feet and 2 inches and an amiable personality, which has made his fans follow him avidly on several social networking sites like the Twitter and on Facebook. While he was a slim man as a youngster, he has attained some weight and a heavy looking personality, which further asserts his appearance on screen.

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