As of February 2015, Howie Carr is 63 years old. The radio host, newspaper columnist, author and investigative reporter was born on January 17, 1952.
After attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Carr worked as a reporter for several Boston-area TV stations and newspapers, and he covered both city and state politics. He became a regular columnist for the Boston Herald. Carr penned three books about Whitey Bulger and his crime circle, including the bestseller "The Brothers Bulger."
Carr is well-known for his weekday radio show. The Howie Carr Show broadcasts in the New England area and on 20 syndicate stations throughout the U.S.