Gary Dell’Abate

Quick Facts

Birth Date March 14,1961
Full Name Gаrу Раtrісk Аngеlо Dеll’Аbаtе
Birth Name Gаrу Раtrісk Аngеlо Dеll’Аbаtе
Profession Radio producer
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Birth City Brooklyn, New York
Birth Country United States
Father Name Salvatore Dell’Abate
Father Profession A Häagen-Dazs ice cream salesman
Mother Name Ellen Dell’Abate
Mother Profession A Food demonstrator at Macy’s in New York
Gender Identity Male
Sexual Orientation Straight
Horoscope Pisces
Marital Status Married
Spouse Mary Dell’Abate
No Of Children 2 (Lucas Dell’Abate, Jackson Dell’Abate)
Height 175 cm
Networth 15000000
Sibilings Steven Dell’abate ( Died of AIDS in January 1991)
Education Adelphi University
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Known by the nickname Baba Booey, Gary Dell’Abate is one of the all-time influential American radio producers. He is best known for serving as the executive producer of The Howard Stern Show since September 4, 1984. Gary is also a co-host of Sirius XM Radio’s The Wrap-Up Show.

Gаrу Раtrісk Аngеlо Dеll’Аbаtе was born in Brooklyn, New York, the United States on Маrсh 14, 1961. His mother, Ellen, was a food demonstrator at Macy’s in New York City while father Salvatore Dell’Abate was a Häagen-Dazs ice cream salesman. He is an American citizen and an Italian-American ethnic background.


Gary Dell’Abate is an American radio producer. Dell’Abate is also known as “Baba Booey” and is probably most famous for his role with ‘The Howard Stern Show.’ He has acted as the executive producer for this world-renowned radio show since 1984. He is also known for his autobiography ‘They Call Me Baba Booey,’ which was released in 2010.

As of September 2022, Gary Dell’Abate’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $14 Million. Gary Dell’Abate was born on the 14th of March, 1961, in Brooklyn, New York. Dell’Abate was raised in Uniondale and was brought up in an Italian-American household.

After he graduated from high school, he attended Adelphi University and received the Richard F. Clemo Award. During his younger years, he also interned at several radio stations.

Marital Union with Wife, Mary Caracciolo

Dell’Abate has been happily married to his long-term wife Mary Dell’Abate (birth-name Mary Caracciolo) for about two decades after graduating from Delph University. On July 3, 1992, they walked down the aisle in front of family and friends.


Gary Dell’Abate and Mary Dell’Abate’s Wedding Photograph

The radio celebrity, Whosdatedwho 59, stated that his wife, Mary, is a few inches taller than him. And because of her shoes, the bride towered over him at their wedding. Since that day, the husband and wife appear to be deeply in love.

Do Gary and Mary have any children?

To make their marriage more joyful, the couple has two boys named Jackson Dell’Abate and Lucas Dell’Abate. Jackson was the first-born or elder-one child, born on October 27, 1994, and Lucas was born on December 7, 1997, as the second or youngest son.

The producer of The Howard Stern Show with his two sons
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Meanwhile, on May 15, 2016, the older Dell’Abate, 25, graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Public Communications from Newhouse College. Lucas, on the other hand, is a DJ and musician who began his career at the age of 13.


Lucas Dell’Abate, Gary Dell’Abate’s younger son, is a DJ and musician.
Dell’Abate, Gary Dell’Abate’s younger son.

According to Lollapalooza 22, Lucas began booking performances at Pacha NYC, Electric Zoo, and Schimanski Brooklyn. He also attended Syracuse University.


Dell’Abate’s career started when he met Howard Stern. At the same time, he worked for WNBC, and he opted to accept a job at ‘The Howard Stern Show’.  Some of his duties were to get lunch for Stern and scheduling guests. Stern referred Dell’Abate to “Boy Gary.” However, Dell’Abate eventually became a more active contributor to the radio show.

When Dell’Abate discussed the purchase of animation cels, he spoke about a Quick Draw McGraw cel that he wanted to buy, but he stated that McGraw’s sidekick was “Baba Booey” instead of “Baba Looey.” This mistake made him the subject of endless humiliation from the show’s cast.

Although he was initially insistent that the cast had taken it too far, the joke continued. He accepted that his name was now “Baba Booey,” and he even entitled his autobiography ‘They Call Me Baba Booey.’

Prank callers often use the name “Baba Booey,” and it’s also a common yell-out phrase at sporting events. In 2010, he released the book ‘They Call Me Baba Booey,’ which became a New York Times bestseller. It debuted on the 6th spot on the Best Seller list.

How much is Gary Dell’Abate Net Worth 2022?

Gary Dellabate, an American radio producer, has a net worth of $15 million as of early April 2022. He amassed this income as the executive producer of The Howard Stern Show and a Sirius XM Radio show.

Dell’Abate is reportedly paid $4 million per year for his role with The Howard Stern Show. Similarly, Howard Stern, the host of The Howard Stern Show from 1986 until 2005, is worth $650 million, while his wife, Beth Ostrosky Stern, is worth $20 million.

Gary began performing publicly in 1984, after being introduced to the Howard Stern Show. As a producer, he has worked with several prominent celebrities, including Demi Moore and Jerry Seinfeld.

Gary has been on various TV shows, including VH1′s Rock, Hollywood Squares, and Roll Jeopardy, in addition to The Howard Stern Show. Kelly Rizzo was also featured on VH1. In addition to The Howard Stern Show, he has been on several television shows such as VH1′s Rock, Hollywood Squares, and Roll Jeopardy.


After his brother Steven died of AIDS in January 1991, radio producer joined the AIDS-fighting music industry LIFE-beat. His autobiography, They Call Me Baba Booey (published on November 2, 2010), debuted at number six on the New York Times Best Seller list in November 2010.

Image: Gary Dell’Abate’s biography
Source: Amazon

Dell’Abate tells the tragedy of his brother’s death from AIDS in the book. He also discusses his mother’s battle with depression and his ascension to executive producer of The Howard Stern Show.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is Gary Dell’Abate worth?

Gary Dell’Abate’s net worth is estimated to be $14 Million.

How old is Gary Dell’Abate?

Gary Dell’Abate was born on March 14, 1961, and is currently 62 years old.

How tall is Gary Dell’Abate?

Gary Dell’Abate’s height is 1.75 m, which is equal to 5 ft 9 in.