If you listen to the favorite radio show ‘The Bobby Bones Show,' then he doesn’t need any introduction as he is a statement in himself. Bobby Bones, who is well-acclaimed in the radio world, started his journey in 2002 after he took the name of Bones. He is now four times Best Radio Personality winner and also appeared in 2009’s feature film ‘Bandslam’ as well as ABC drama series ‘Nashville.'
Career And Progression
Bobby Bones is the graduate from the Henderson State University with a degree of B.A in Radio/Television. In 2002, ‘Q100/KQAR’ hired him and gave him a choice of going on-air as Bobby Z or Bobby Bones, and the rest is history.
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In February 2013, ‘The Bobby Bones Show’ was made available via iHeartRadio and received national syndication with Premiere Networks. He then hosted the inaugural iHeartRadio County Music Festival in Austin, Texas in 2014.
He won back-to-back four-Best Radio Personality by the Austin Music Awards since 2004. His program ‘The Bobby Bones Show’ received the award for the Nest Radio Program on 2007 and 2008. He then went on to win National On-Air Personality of the year alongside co-hosts, LunchBox, and Amy at the Academy of Country Music Award on 6th April 2014.
As of now, he holds the title of Dancing with the Stars as he was crowned first place of Season 27 along with his partner Sharna Burgess. The pair were announced winners on Monday, on 19 November 2018. They successfully defeated the other three finalists, Alexis Ren, and Alan Bersten, Evanna Lynch and Keo Motsepe, and Milo Manheim and Witney Carson, and got their hands on the title. To win the trophy, Bobby and Sharna performed two dances which included freestyle and their most loved dance from the season. The official Twitter account of the show didn't take much time to post the pictures on their account congratulating the winners.
His Net Worth And Salary
The Best Radio Personality recipient, Bobby worked from ground zero and is now onto success train which only takes him to the top. The radio host, who started his career at the tender age of 17, receives a handsome salary of $1 Million from the producers. His enormous salary and country music careers helped him summon a decent net worth of $5 million.
Bobby Is Dating Lindsay Ell!
Bobby Bones was dating Canadian Country Music Singer, Lindsay Ell since 2016. The couple has been friends for years before they eventually started dating each other.
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Bobby celebrating two years of friendship with Lindsay on 27th October 2016 (Photo: Instagram)
On 16th June 2017, Lindsay said that the radio station canceled her show because of her personal life. After which the radio station KNCI stated that the cancellation was a wrong decision and promised to play her ‘Waiting on You.’
In response to these events, Bobby tweeted that he kept himself out of this. And he added that it’s not his fight and Lindsay can handle herself. When they started dating back in 2016, they kept their relationship secret as Bobby feared that his job would have a negative impact on her career. Back in 2014, rumors reported that he is dating Rachel and he even confirmed the official statement of Rachel. Despite all rumors, Bobby and Lindsay were happy in their relationship until they decided to get separated from each other back in October 2017. Both mutually agreed to get separated from each other because they didn't want to hamper their career because of this relationship. Most prominently, the estranged couple still maintains an amicable relationship with each other. Speaking with People Magazine in February 2019, the lady told that they were friends before they initiated their dating affair. And eventually, they still maintain the relationship of friendship after their separation. She told;
“We were friends before we started dating, and thankfully, our friendship was still there afterward."
As of now, he is single and doesn't have a wife, despite being linked several times with his dancing partner Sharna, but concentrates all his energy on building his already incredible career which suggests that he is not yet ready to start a family. Both the dancing pair has won the season 27 of the Dancing With the Stars.
In 2019, the connection between Bobby and his former dance partner, Sharna Burgess has become closer than ever. While speaking exclusively with Us Weekly in 2019 iHeartRadio Podcast Awards on 19 January 2019, he told that they spent their last four days together.
His relationships with past girlfriends prove that he is not gay but he is not an anti-gay as well, and he addressed the fans who thought him to be anti-gay and labeled them dead wrong.
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His Short Bio And Family
Born with the real name Bobby Estell, Bones was born on 2nd April 1980. He was taken to teen mother, Pamela Hurt when she was just aged 15 while his biological father was only aged 17. His father left him when he was just five years old, and his mother and grandmother Hazel Hurt then raised him. Bobby grew up in the poor trailer park of Hot Springs, Arkansas.
After several years, Bobby finally met his biological father, who was vanished 30 years ago. At that time, he was about 4 or 5 years old. He mentioned in his new book about his experience of meeting his dad.
He possesses a decent height and maintains a lean body shape. Bobby is American and belongs to white ethnicity.