Howard Stern Announces His Father Died

Howard Stern is mourning the loss of his father.

The radio host in an interview with Dan's Papers announced his dad, Ben Stern, died recently at the age of 99.

Although the popular TV and radio personality revealed the passing, he did not provide any further details on the matter.

"I lost my father recently, he was 99 years old," Stern told the outlet.

Ben's death announcement was partnered with a creative project that Howard is working on in honor of his late father.

Specifically, Howard is planning to paint barns with a tie to his dad.

Ben was a recording engineer who contributed to some of Howard's projects, including The Howard Stern Show, U.S. Open Sores, and Howard Stern on Demand, according to Distractify.