Mike Golic is a television sportscaster who formerly co-hosted the ESPN’s Radio’s Mike & Mike. Michael Louis "Mike” Golic is the full name of a popularly known media personality, Mike Golic. He currently co-hosts American sports talk show, Golic and Wingo. The show airs on ESPN Radio and simulcasts on television on ESPNEWS since April 2, 2018.
Early Life Of Mike Golic
Born in 1962 December 12 at Willowick, Ohio, he used to work as an 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.
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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 the 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 an NFL veteran, playing defensive tackle for the Houston Oilers, Philadelphia Eagles, and Miami Dolphins.
Mike Golic's Career
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 preseasons games from 1995-1998. Later in 1998, he began to work as a college football analyst for ESPN and ABC.
Mike Golic's Net Worth And Salary
Mike Golic's net worth is $15 million at present. He earns an annual salary of $5 million from his successful career.
His net worth was estimated to be around $9 million USD in the past. 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.
Mike Golic's Personal Life
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 a happy family life.
During his career, Mike Golic had been through the tragedy of the 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 metrosexual 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 a brief time for recovering soon.
Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts
- Age: Mike Golic is 56 years old as of 2019.
- Birth Sign: Libra
- Height: She has a tall height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93m).
- Weight: Her body weight is around 120kg.
by sahra, 22 Jul, 2014