Beth Ostrosky Stern Biography

Beth Ostrosky Stern is an American model, actor, animal rights activist, and author. She gained fame as a lingerie model and appeared on the cover of FHM magazine and Maxim’s Hot 100 list. Beth has also made appearances in films and television shows. However, her passion for animal welfare led her to become a volunteer for North Shore Animal League America after the death of her beloved pet bulldog. She now fosters cats in her home and actively works to find them permanent homes. Beth is also an author and shares her advocacy work on her Instagram account. She currently resides on Long Island with her husband, radio personality Howard Stern, and they co-own multiple homes.

Quick Facts

  • Also Known As: Beth Ostrosky
  • Age: 51 Years, 51 Year Old Females
  • Family:
    • Spouse/Ex-: Howard Stern (m. 2008)
    • Father: Robert Ostrosky
    • Mother: Judy Ostrosky
  • Born Country: United States
  • Models
  • Actresses
  • Height: 5’10” (178 cm), 5’10” Females
  • U.S. State: Pennsylvania
  • Ancestry: Polish American
  • City: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • More Facts
  • Education: University Of Pittsburgh

Childhood & Early Life

Beth Ostrosky Stern was born Elizabeth Anne Ostrosky on July 15, 1972, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. Her mother, Judy (née Jarema), worked as a model, and her father, Robert Ostrosky, is a renowned dentist. Beth grew up in a Roman Catholic household with her two brothers. She is popularly known by her nicknames, “Beth O.” and “Beth.” Beth graduated from Fox Chapel High School in Pennsylvania and then attended the University of Pittsburgh for three years. However, she eventually left to pursue a career in modeling.

Career as an Actor and Model

Beth Ostrosky Stern began her modeling career while still in high school. After moving to New York City, she earned many lucrative modeling campaigns from big fashion houses in the early 2000s. She was scouted by talent agents who offered her minor roles in films and TV ads. Beth ranked on the For Him Magazine (FHM) list of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World in 2005 and 2006. She has also appeared on’s list of the Most Desirable Women and was featured on the FHM pin-up calendar. Beth has appeared in movies such as “Flirting with Disaster” and “Whipped,” as well as TV shows like “Filter” and “Casino Cinema.”

Career as an Animal Rights Activist and Author

In addition to her modeling and acting career, Beth Ostrosky Stern is a devoted animal rights activist. She maintains “foster rooms” in all three of her homes for cats and kittens that need to be adopted. She created an Instagram account focused on animals, which has over 600 thousand followers. Through her Instagram account, she has finalized over 1,000 adoptions. Beth is also a spokesperson for the no-kill animal shelter North Shore Animal League America. She has written books about pet care, including “Oh My Dog: How to Choose, Train, Groom, Nurture, Feed, and Care for Your New Best Friend” and “Yoda: The Story of a Cat and his Kittens” and its sequel. She has also hosted TV shows like “Spoiled Rotten Pets” and the annual “Kitten Bowl.”

Personal Life

Beth Ostrosky Stern is married to radio personality Howard Stern. They got engaged in 2007 and married in 2008. They live in the Town of Southampton on Long Island and own two other homes in Manhattan and Palm Beach, Florida. Beth is the stepmother of Howard’s three daughters from his previous marriage.


Beth Ostrosky Stern worked as a “Ground Zero” volunteer following the 9/11 tragedy. In 2019, she was diagnosed with fibroadenoma, a non-cancerous breast tumor.

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