Howard Stern surprises his wife with a re-marriage proposal on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Who knew Howard Stern was such a romantic?

He's known more for shock than sweet sentiment, but Stern's wife, Beth, certainly brings out the best in him. So much so that during an appearance this week on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," he decided to pop the question — again.

"Honey, come up here," Stern suddenly said during his interview with Kimmel. "I want to propose."

The unexpected moment came after Stern, 65, explained that he's long wanted to renew his vows with his wife of 11 years. The couple has been together for two decades.

“Darling, you know you have given me the best years of my life. I love you so much," he said after Beth walked onstage. "You do so much for animal rescue. You know how I feel about you."

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Howard Stern and girlfriend Beth Ostrosky during Showtime's "The Boys of Second Street Park" Hamptons Premiere at Sag Harbor Cinema in Sag Harbor, New York, United States. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/FilmMagic)
Beth Ostrosky and Howard Stern during Absolut White Party 2003 at Sean "Diddy" Combs Residence in East Hampton, New York, United States. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage for Bad Boy Entertainment)
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 08: Radio personality Howard Stern and girlfriend, actress Beth Ostrosky, watch the action as the New York Knicks play the Indiana Pacers at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Howard Earl Simmons/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 29: (L-R) Howard Stern, Beth Ostrosky and Bianca attend North Shore Animal League Hosts America's DogCatemy Awards at Capitale on November 29, 2006 in New York. (Photo by Matt Carasella/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky during Legally Blonde 2 Red, White & Blonde - Special Screening in Southampton, New York at United Artists Southampton Theatre in Southampton, New York, United States. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
Beth Ostrosky and Howard Stern during 2003 Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Party - Arrivals at The Regent Wall Street in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Jason Nevader/WireImage)
Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky during 2003 Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Party - Inside at The Regent Wall Street in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by KMazur/WireImage)
Carson Daly, Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky during 2003 Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Party - Inside at The Regent Wall Street in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by KMazur/WireImage)
Howard Stern, Beth Ostrosky during FHM celebrates its August issue and cover girl Beth Ostrosky at Whiskey Park Club in New York, New York, United States. (Photo by Sylvain Gaboury/FilmMagic)
Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky during Howard Stern Farewell Radio Broadcast on K-Rock Radio at 56th Street in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Jemal Countess/WireImage)
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NEW YORK - DECEMBER 13: Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky arrive at a screening for Fox Searchlight Pictures' "Juno" at the Four Seasons on December 13, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Loud/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 09: Beth Ostrosky, Howard Stern and daughter attend the Utah Jazz vs New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden on November 9, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 18: Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky attend the Los Angeles Clippers vs New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden on December 18, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
NEW YORK CITY, NY - NOVEMBER 19: Beth Ostrosky and Howard Stern attend THE CINEMA SOCIETY & D&G host a screening of "THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON" at Landmark Sunshine Theater on November 19, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by BILLY FARRELL /Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY, NY - JANUARY 20: Howard Stern and Beth Stern attend THE CINEMA SOCIETY with DKNY JEANS & DELEON Tequila & amNewYork host a screening of "NO STRINGS ATTACHED" at Soho Grand Hotel on January 20, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt /Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 16: Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky attends the Cinema Society & DKNY screening of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" at Landmark Sunshine Cinema on November 16, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Rabbani and Solimene Photography/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 15: Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky as seen on November 15, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jackson Lee/Star Max/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 18: Radio Personality Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky Stern attend the 20th Century Fox With The Cinema Society & Brooks Brothers screening of "The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty" at Museum of Modern Art on December 18, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 20: TV personalities Howard Stern (R) and Beth Stern enter the "Late Show With David Letterman" taping at the Ed Sullivan Theater on November 20, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 12: Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky Stern attend the Orlando Magic vs New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 20: Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky Stern attend the 2015 North Shore Animal League America Gala at The Pierre Hotel on November 20, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 24: Howard Stern and Beth Stern attends the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'Bright Star' at the Cort Theatre on March 24, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 01: Howard Stern and Beth Stern attend the 2017 North Shore Animal League America Gala at Grand Hyatt New York on December 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
EAST HAMPTON, NY - JULY 29: Beth Stern and Howard Stern attend The GOOD+ Foundation's Hamptons Summer Dinner co-hosted by NET-A-PORTER on July 29, 2017 in East Hampton, New York. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Net-A-Porter)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 30: Howard Stern and Beth Stern attend the North Shore Animal League America's Annual Celebrity "Get Your Rescue On" Gala at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on November 30, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 17: (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT) Radio personality Howard Stern and wife Beth Ostrosky attend a game between the New York Knicks and the Atlanta Hawks at Madison Square Garden on October 17, 2018 in New York City. The Knicks defeated the Hawks 126-107. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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He continued, "I’m gonna say to you now in front of all of my best friends, my sweet love, will you marry me again?"

Kimmel looked both amused and moved as Beth offered the affirmative "yes." He and Stern are longtime close friends, and he listens to Stern's SiriusXM show every morning: Stern's is "the first voice I hear when I wake up that isn't screaming, 'Daddy, make me pancakes.'"

The couple began dating after Stern split from his first wife, with whom he shares three daughters. Although they don't have children together, they have a full house: Throughout their relationship, they've fostered about 900 cats, and at any given time they usually have about a dozen in their New York City home.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 04: TV personality Jimmy Kimmel (L) and writer Molly McNearney attend the 2014 GQ Men Of The Year party at Chateau Marmont on December 4, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for GQ)
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HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 16: Honoree Jimmy Kimmel attends Variety's 4th Annual Power of Comedy presented by Xbox One benefiting the Noreen Fraser Foundation at Avalon on November 16, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Variety)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 02: Television personality Jimmy Kimmel, wearing Gucci, and writer Molly McNearney attend the LACMA 2013 Art + Film Gala honoring Martin Scorsese and David Hockney presented by Gucci at LACMA on November 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for LACMA)
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