Gary Dell’Abate Net Worth

Gary Dell’Abate Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

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Gary Patrick Angelo Dell’Abate was born on the 14th March 1961, in Uniondale, New York State USA, of Italian American descent. He is a radio producer also known under the nickname of Baba Booey. Gary rose to the fame as the executive producer of the radio program “The Howard Stern Show” (1984 – present). Gary Dellabate has been accumulating his net worth working in the entertainment industry since 1984.

How rich is this well known radio producer? It has been estimated that the net worth of Gary Dellabate is as much as $15 million. Reportedly, he started working on the “The Howard Stern Show” getting $150 per week, and currently Gary earns $6 million annually as a salary.

Gary Dell’Abate Net Worth $15 Million

To begin with, Gary Dellabate was born in a large family and grew up on Long Island. He was educated at Adelphi University, earning recognition as the recipient of the Richard F. Clemo Award. Gary did his internship in a few radio stations including WNBC and WLIR. As an intern, he was introduced to Howard Stern and this evolved into a very successful career which added much financially to Gary Dellabate’s net worth.

In 1984, Gary began his career in the previously mentioned show. At the beginning, his duties included scheduling guests of the show and getting lunch for Howard Stern. He was nicknamed Baba Booey as he made a mistake while pronouncing the name of an animation character Baba Looey. Since then the nickname accompanied him throughout his career, and Baba Booey was used as some sort of mantra or folk wisdom by the fans of the show. Even the professional wrestler Jake Herbert yelled that phrase to the camera during the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games, when the camera focused on the team of USA.

To add more, Dellabate’s autobiography used the nickname too – “They Call Me Baba Booey” (2010). Working as a producer of the show, Gary Dellabate booked such well known celebrities as Jerry Seinfeld, Sting, Demi Moore and others. He is known to be a very hard-working, intelligent and collaborative producer, which also is a huge part of the show’s success.

Additionally, Dellabate himself became a very popular celebrity, and has participated in various television shows as a guest. He has been seen in “VH1’s Rock”, “Hollywood Squares”, “60 Minutes” and others. More, he participated in the television game “Roll Jeopardy”, and won it. Appearing in the role of himself he appeared in the biographical comedy film “Private Parts” (1997) directed by Betty Thomas. This also added to the net worth of Gary Dellabate.

Gary serves as the president of the charity organization LIFEbeat – The Music Industry Fights AIDS. He became involved in the charity in memory of his late brother Steven, who passed away suffering from AIDS.

Concerning the private life of Gary Dellabate, has been married to Mary Coracciolo since 1992, and the family has two children. He is a keen supporter of New York baseball and hockey teams, even throwing the most disastrous opening pitch one year – much to fans amusement of course.


Full NameGary Dell'Abate
Net Worth$15 million
Salary$15 million
Date Of BirthMarch 14, 1961
Height1.75 m
EducationAdelphi University
SpouseMary Caracciolo
SiblingsSteven Dell'Abate
1As a young man and trying to break into show business, briefly went by the name Gary Goldstein.
2He went to Bose's Technical school for photography. He also, pre-Stern show, worked at Hoolihans restaurant and at a record store.
3The name "Baba Booey" came from an arguement with Howard Stern over the cartoon character name "Baba Looie", a donkey in a sombrero from the "Quick Draw McGraw" cartoon. Gary insisted that the correct name was Booey not Looie, and so, the joke (and nickname) began.
4(5-8-02) Winner of the Bally's Fitness Challenge on the Howard Stern radio show. Went from over 208 lbs to 172 lbs during the month-long contest, beating out co-workers Benjy Bronk, Mike Gange and Artie Lange. He had the greatest percentage weight-loss of the group, though Benjy lost more pounds in total. The prize was $15,000.00.
5Auditioned to be an MTV VJ in 1988.
6Collects cartoon art and character cells
7People used to Mistake Baba Booey as John Oates Of the rock Duo Hall and Oates.
8Has two sons, Jackson born October 27, 1994, and Lucas, born December 7, 1997.
9Started at WNBC as Howard Stern's coffee boy.
10Attended Adelphi university


Howard Stern on Demand2010-2013TV Series
Cubed2010TV SeriesGary Dell'Abate
Son of the Beach2001TV SeriesLife Guard Recruit


For What It's Worth2013TV Series co-producer - 4 episodes
Howard Stern on Demand2006TV Series radio producer - 1 episode
Howard Stern2005TV Series producer - 1 episode
The Howard Stern Radio Show1998TV Series executive producer
Howard Stern's Butt Bongo Fiesta1992Video segment producer
The Howard Stern Show1990TV Series segment producer - 7 episodes
U.S. Open Sores1989TV Movie associate producer - as 'Boy' Gary Dell'Abate
The Uncle Floyd Show1974TV Series producer


The Howard Stern Show1987TV Series talent coordinator - 2 episodes


When Ali Met Booey2009Short film dedicated to
Howard Stern on Demand2006TV Series special thanks - 2 episodes
It's the Whiskey Talkin': Artie Lange2004Video documentary special thanks
Dogma1999humble thanks - as Gary


Dare to Be Different2017Documentary post-productionHimself - Baba Booey, Howard Stern Show - producer
Howard Stern Birthday Bash2014VideoHimself
Hollywood Game Night2014TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Howard Stern on Demand2006-2013TV SeriesHimself / Himself (segment "The Three Faces of Ronnie") / Voice of Banana segment "Robin's Nervous Meat and Vegetables")
Ask Howard with Rachel Fine2013TV SeriesHimself
For What It's Worth2013TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2010-2013TV SeriesHimself
Rachael Ray2010-2013TV SeriesHimself
Big Morning Buzz Live2013TV SeriesHimself
Fine Time2012TV SeriesHimself
Conan2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Howard Stern: Behind the Scenes Show2011TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2010TV SeriesHimself
Naughty But Nice with Rob Shuter2010TV Series 2010
Late Show with David Letterman2010TV SeriesHimself
Z Rock2009TV SeriesHimself
Don't Forget the Lyrics!2009TV SeriesHimself
Man Caves2008TV SeriesHimself
60 Minutes2005TV Series documentaryHimself - Producer (segment "Howard Stern")
Howard Stern1994-2004TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Squares2002-2004TV SeriesHimself
The Howard Stern Radio Show1998TV SeriesHimself
The Magic Hour1998TV SeriesHimself
Private Parts1997Himself
Real Men Don't Watch Pre-Game1996TV MovieHimself - Sidelines Announcer
New Year's Rotten Eve1994VideoHimself
Howard Stern's Butt Bongo Fiesta1992VideoHimself
The Howard Stern Show1990-1991TV SeriesHimself
U.S. Open Sores1989TV MovieHimself (as 'Boy' Gary Dell'Abate)
Negligee and Underpants Party1988TV MovieHimself
The Howard Stern Show1987TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014TV SeriesHimself - First Pitch at Mets Game
Howard Stern on Demand2006-2007TV SeriesHimself
60 Minutes2006TV Series documentaryHimself - Producer (segment "Howard Stern")

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