Mike Golic Biography
- Age: 55 years old
- Birth Nation: United States of America
- Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
- Name: Mike Golic
- Birth Name: Michael Louis Golic
- Nationality: American
- Birth Place/City: Willowick, Ohio
- Profession: Sportscaster
- Working For: ESPN’s Radio’s
- Net Worth: 9 million US Dollars
- Salary: 200-300 thousand US Dollars
- Weight in KG: 120 kg
- Married: Yes
- Married to: Christine
- Children: 3
- Divorce: No
- Online Presence: Facebook,Twitter,Wiki 14
Mike Golic is a television sportscaster who is currently co-hosting the ESPN’s Radio’s Mike & Mike. Michael Louis”Mike” Golic is the full name of a popularly known media personality Mike Golic. Born in 1962 December 12 at Willowick, Ohio, he used to work as a NFL defensive lineman. He is also ESPN and ESPN 2’s analyst for the NFL studio programming as well as for the network’s college football coverage. Besides, he is also the host of the program called The Lighter Side of Sports which has been the long running syndicated sports highlights, bloopers and gag fest program.
Talking more on the early life and early career of Mike, he was born and raised in Willowick, Ohio. He had attended St. Joseph High School in Cleveland. He had majored in finance and management from University of Notre Dame in the year 1985. He had served as the captain of the football team during his senior season in the team and also had wrestled for the Irish. He had served eight years as a NFL veteran, playing defensive tackle for the Houston Oilers, Philadelphia Eagles and Miami Dolphins. He had recorded 11.5 sacks and three interceptions in his career. After the retirement from his NFL career, he started his broadcasting career hosting a weekly segment on Randall Cunningham Show based in Philadelphia. He had received Mid-Atlantic Region Emmy Award for his feature in the show Golic’s Got it.
Besides hosting the shows in television he has also appeared in several of the programs including ESPN’s miniseries Tilt, Guiding Light and alongside football’s greatest players in PS3 and Xbox 360 game, All-Pro Football 2K8. Golic has worked as the color commentator for the Arena Football League from 1996-1998 and from 2007 till present. He has also been the commentator for the NFL’s Jackson Jaguars pre seasons games from 1995-1998. Later in 1998, he began to work as a college football analyst for ESPN and ABC. As per his hard work and labor, his net worth is estimated to be around 9 million US Dollars. His salary in ESPN is expected to be around 200-300 thousand US Dollars. That’s a good pay through which he is earning his living.
Talking about his personal life, this former NFL defenseman is a married man. He is married to Christine for about 25 years. This couple is blessed with three children, two sons and a daughter. All of his children have attended the same University Notre Dame which he had gone to. Both his sons, Mike Jr. and Jake are into football and his daughter Sydney is into swimming. He has a beautiful family and he is living happy family life.
During his career, Mike Golic had been through the tragedy of death of his father in law. Due to which he left a broadcast of the show “Mike and Mike” to host by his co-anchor Mike alone. Because Mike Golic is a metro sexual personality who is very dependable on his work and has the charming anchoring skills, his fans did not like that show hosted by Mike Greenberg alone as they were used to enjoy the show from both the hosts. He has been pulled into many controversies for taking corticosteroids while he was recovering from an injury. Mike Golic admitted the fact he had taken it for brief time for recovering soon.
Standing 6 feet and 5 inches tall in height and weighing 120kg, Mike Golic is appreciated in the radio show Mike and Mike. There are lots of his fans. His fans can know more on him reading his biography in wiki and other different internet websites.
- Last modified : 22 July, 2014
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