Michael Patrick Francesa is a well-known radio personality and commentator who feature in various talk shows and television shows. Some of the best works are co-hosting Mike and the Mad Dog show in a New York City radio station. The birth name of this amazing talker is Michael Patrick Francesa Jr. Now, we will tell you about the net worth of Mike Francesa in 2018.
Early life and Biography
Mike was born on 20th March 1954 in Long Beach, New York, United States. The name of his father is Michael Francesa Sr. His father left the family when Mike was only eight years old. He is the second son of his parents, and the name of his older brother is Marty. However, his older sibling committed suicide on 27th November 1990.
Francesa has completed his schooling from the Maria Regina High School that situated in Kellenberg, Uniondale. This famous personality completed his higher studies from St. John’s University in 1977.
This amazing personality has married twice in his life. His first marriage took place in 1983 when he married Kate. However, it doesn’t last long and the couple divorced in 1994. The exact detail on why the couple separated not revealed yet.
Francesa married his second wife Rose on 14th July 2000. Together, they have three kids whose name are Harrison James, Jack Patrick, and Emily Grace. Presently, he lives happily with his children and wife in Manhasset, New York.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
Mike began his career by working at the College and Pro Football Newsweekly. He worked there for six years and then moved to CBS Sports for the post of the researcher. Francesa promoted to the post of a studio analyst and even received an offer from ESPN. However, he declined it. Mike resigned CBS on 1st April 1993 before the start of 1993 Final Four.
Mike also hosted a weekend Talking College and Basketball show for the WFAN radio station. Additionally, there is a long list of other shows hosted by this amazing artist, including the NFL Now, CBS Radio Network, Westwood One, and Imus in the Morning program. Presently, he is working for WFAN for an afternoon show.
The Talkers Magazine ranked him on the first position in the list of 100 most important talk radio hosts in 2012. He achieved this again in the years 2013 and 2014. Francesa also won the Major Market Personality of the Year Marconi Award in 2012 Marconi Award.
Net Worth and Earnings
The net worth of Mike Francesa is $20 million. He has an annual salary of $3 million that help him made such a great fortune. This talented personality has worked in a plethora of shows for which he receives a handsome amount of money.
Mike Francesa still going strong at the age of 64 years and continuously hosting a variety of talk shows on the radio. He is living happily with his family, and we wish him success for the upcoming projects.