Sal Governale, or simply Sal The Stockbroker as we have all come to know him by, is one form many lookouts for on the Show. Sal was formerly a frequent guest on the show who took enjoyment in mocking the then executive producer of the production, Gary Dell’Abate, Stern took a record of him, and when the show’s backbone Stuttering John left, he (Mr. Stern) held an on-air competition called “Win John’s Job,” and Sal Governale was one of the main contestants.
Although he ultimately lost the first position to another competitor, Richard Christy, Sal’s other position did get him a place as the show’s prank caller/writer, a post he held until he was elevated to the post of a producer.
Sal Governale was born on the 24th of October in 1968, in Long Island, New York City, with full names Salvatore C. Governale. His parents are religious Muslims whose lineage is traced to North Africa. Sal is said to have transformed to Catholicism during his youthful years as a result of his dislike for his birth religion.
Growing up as a boy, Sal Governale served in his father’s kabob shop, where he regularly butchered lambs in the alley. He was not coordinated adequately to get into sports as a young teenager quickly, so he was involved more in other activities like breakdancing and rapping.
Career And Rise To Fame
After finishing his High School, Sal headed to the community college intending to study radiology but quickly dropped out of college and began job hunting. Following several short-lived jobs, he soon found some solace in the stock market as a skilled stockbroker, working ceaselessly in the boiler room transactions (outbound call center) to sell money stocks to widows and orphans.
Several of his co-workers were convicted of securities fraud, and Sal barely escaped jail term by consenting to testify against his fellow colleagues. While serving as a stockbroker, he found pleasure in asking in on the Howard Stern Show to make some phone pranks and mock the then managing producer of the program, Gary Dell’Abate. After coming second in the show named “Win John’s Job” contest, he was appointed as a writer for the show.
Sal Governale assumed the stage name “Sal, The Stockbroker” and shortly become well known on the program for his prank phone calls and the various stunts he performs on this show with. Sai denies being a racist despite doing some crass racial humor on the tv show, as well as in stand-up TV appearances.
Howard had severally said that the appearance of Sal and Richard on the program had made it more entertaining than it had been before they came, and fans seem to be in total agreement.
Salary and Net Worth
The radio character and Comedian have amassed about $400,000 as net worth with, and his salary is put at about $90,000. His earning emanates hugely from his profession as a writer and comedian on The Howard Stern program.
Sal Governale (Sal The Stockbroker), Wife and Divorce
Sal has been wedded to Christine Governale since early 1996, and they are parents to three lovely boys who were born in 1999, 2001, and 2003 respectively. We understand that Christine reportedly works as an escort.
Rumors oF divorce have lingered across their marriage, but interestingly, the pair are still together.
Sal’s last son named Aaron was in the studio sometime back in 2016 for a spelling bee competition against Ronnie Mund, and while in the workshop, the youngster made some surprising revelations about his father and what life at home looks like. The gifted lad revealed that most of the house’s discipline is done by their mom, as all of the children typically just laugh when their dad loses his temper.
Other interesting Facts
There were reports that Sal was not a genuine stockbroker but just a con artist who served with a fly-by-night company that sold fake stocks to innocent customers. Nevertheless, there’s no official confirmation to back up these claims.
Sal the stockbroker and some other familiar faces in the Stern’s show like Yucko the Clown, Jim Florentine, Reverend Bob Levy, Shuli, and Richard Christy are all members of killers of Comedy Tour. The group has traveled around the country doing stand-up drama, jokes, and skits. They are sometimes accompanied by the likes of The Iron Sheik, Gary the Retard, Beetlejuice, and Bigfoot.
The governance-related summer school was a ritual for him but promptly added that it was furthermore a brief break for him as he wouldn’t have to struggle sweltering days and moderately cooler evenings at his dad’s shop.