As a host, it is imperative for him to maintain his physique and personality. He also gives tremendous importance to his appearance.
Remember the show “Mike and the Mad Dog” in WFAN. Here, we let you know about this fantastic host of the show! He is one of the successful hosts in whole America. Just to remind, he has also given his appearances in movies such as “Mantle,” “Jim Brown: All American” and “Two Boroughs.”
Even at the age of 62, he is a threat to the new hosts emerging in the industry. Though there is no official record of his net worth and annual salary, it is estimated to be $4 million dollars.
Before talking about his career, we want you to see how despite his success, he makes mistakes and is criticized.
He started his career from “College and Pro Football Newsweekly,” where he worked for around six years. In 1982, he got an offer from CBS Sports to join their company as a researcher.
He is tall with a height of 5 feet 10 inches.
He worked at the channel and mostly focused on college sports. Because of his hard work and knowledge about the sports, he was promoted to studio analyst for both college basketball and football.
Francesa started his job in WFAN as a host in college football and basketball. As his popularity increased, he got a lot of positive reviews as well. He was promoted to host many other programs as well. During his career in WFAN, he was at the peak of his successes and was recognized by his viewers.
Because of his excellent performance, he won the Marconi Award for Major Market Personality of the Year in 2000. He also got a chance to appear in “The NFL Now,” which was broadcasted from WFAN. He won his second Marconi Award in 2012 in the same category. He is currently working with CBS Radio as the host of “Mike’s On” and “The NFL Now.”
In his career, he has seen and overcome many obstacles. His presenting style is fabulous, which helped him reach the height of success.
Let’s delve into the personal life of Mike. He has been married twice. He got married to his the then girlfriend, Kate, in 1983. But because their relationship could not last long they had to get divorced in 1990. They had no children together.
Then, he started dating and had affairs with many other girls. He got married in 2000 with Rose. He often calls his wife “Roe.” The couple has three children altogether.
There have been various rumors about Mike’s sexuality. He was also rumored to be gay. But those rumors could not hold him back and be ultimately proven false.
If you are a fan and consider learning from him, you can reach out to him in many ways. His podcasts, as well as his shows, are also available on YouTube.
He is popular on the social sites as well. If you are a fan of his, you can follow him on Twitter as well as on Facebook.
If you want to read more about him, you can find his full biography in Wikipedia and IMDB. To get information about any celebs, you can always remember us.
Mike’s Short Bio:
Mike Francesa was born on 20th of March 1954 in Long Beach, New York. He has earned a lot of name and fame in the industry due to his hard work. Sadly, he has many health problems. He has had surgery on his knees and struggled with his weight. He has had many medical tests done to keep him healthy for a longer period.
If you want to know, he was called “Brent Musburger’s Brain.” While he was on CBS, he was criticized for having a New York accent. Though ESPN offered him a job in 1991, he declined it. He left CBS in 1993 and joined another channel WFAN.