Howard Stern was born in New York City on January 12, 1954. He attended Boston University and took a series of radio jobs in Hartford, Detroit and Washington, DC. He eventually worked his way up to WNBC in New York, but was soon fired and quickly picked up by Infiniti Broadcasting, where he developed his famous nationwide syndicated show. Stern wrote his autobiography, Private Parts, which sold more than a million copies. He has had many TV shows, but his most famous was the CBS's The Howard Stern Radio Show.