Dees became the hottest property in radio when he began hosting the top-rated morning radio show in Los Angeles on KIIS-FM in 1981. In a short time, he turned KIIS-FM into the #1 revenue generating radio station in America with an asset value approaching one-half billion dollars. With unprecedented ratings success, Dees garnered many accolades, including Billboard Radio Personality Of The Year ten years in a row, the Marconi Award, the National Radio Hall Of Fame, and his induction into the National Association Of Broadcasters’ Hall Of Fame. Dees adds television appearances and hosting duties to his resume. Rick Dees and his wife Julie reside in Los Angeles. Their son, Kevin, is president of Creative Development for Dees Entertainment, Inc., and a radio/TV host himself. Rick Dees — entertainer, outdoorsman, farmer, avid golfer and ardent pastry chef.