Michael Felger Biography, Career, Family, Spouse, and Net Worth

Who is Michael Felger?

Michael Alan Felger is a well-known sports radio talk show host on WBZ-FM in Boston, co-hosting ”Felger and Massarotti” alongside Tony Massarotti, a former columnist for the Boston Herald. Felger is also a television host for NBC Sports Boston, where he talks about sports as a co-host of the weeknight show ”Boston Sports Tonight” alongside Michael Holley. He is also the host of pregame and postgame coverage for Boston Bruins alongside Tony Amonte and New England Patriots games alongside Ty Law and Troy Brown.

Michael Felger Career

Initially from Milwaukee, he graduated from Boston University in 1992. After graduating, Felger served as an intern with the Boston Herald. Felger then joined the paper on a permanent basis and became the lead reporter for the Boston Bruins from 1997 to 1999. He later became their New England Patriots beal columnist, a role he held from 1999 to 2008. Michael also hosted a sports talk show titled The Mike Felger Show on 890 ESPN. The program ran from 2005 to 2008, at which time he exited at the end of his deal.

Felger then moved on as an online columnist and fill-in host for Boston sports radio station WEEI while continuing his television work on Comcast SportsNet New England. He started to host the Felger and Mazz afternoon drive-time show with Tony Massarotti on 98.5 The Sports Hub after its launch in August 2009. Felger then signed a new multiyear contract with 98.5 The Sports Hub’s parent company The Beasley Media Group in January 2018.


Always seen as a controversial sports reporter, on October 12, 2011, he was involved in an online feud with Heidi Watney, another local reporter. Felger claimed that Watney had an affair with then Boston Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek. She then responded through Twitter by questioning his work ethic and integrity, and most media critics reprimanded him for being unprofessional. He then said on Feiger and Massarotti on November 8, 2017, that former Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay, who died in a plane crash, was a ”moron” for partaking in such a dangerous activity when he was a father with young children. The comments led to a three-day suspension from NBC Sports Boston, and Felger apologized the following day on the air.

How old is Michael Felger?

Michael Alan Felger was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States on August 6, 1969, and is aged 53 years as of 2022. He shares his birthday with famous people including Nessa Barrett, Charlotte McKinney, Veronica Merrell-Burriss, Michelle Yeoh, Vanessa Merrell, Geri Halliwell, Wyatt Bennett, Kimberly Ryder, and Julie Snyder, among others.

A photo of Michael Felger
A photo of Michael Felger

Michael Felger Family

Who are Michael Felger’s parents?

Michael Alan Felger was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to his parents, where he was brought up. He has not mentioned any information about his parents and family to the media and they remain anonymous.

Does Michael Felger have siblings?

It is not known whether Felger has any siblings to date as he has not revealed any information about his family to the media.

Michael Felger Education

Felger attended high school in the United States and later joined Boston University. He graduated in 1992 and worked as an intern with the Boston Herald.

Michael Felger Spouse

Felger is currently married to his beautiful wife Sara Underwood, a FOX 25 television anchorwoman. The couple has two children together and resides in Wellesley. He lived and worked in the Boston area since 1988, and owns a house on Nantucket where he and his family spend part of the summer.

Michael Felger Kids

Felger and his loving and supportive spouse Underwood have two children together in their marriage. The couple has two daughters namely Emma Felger and Tessa Felger.

Michael Felger Measurements

Felger has a well-built, muscular, and physically fit body adding up to a height of 5 ft 9 in (1.76 m) and an undisclosed weight.

Michael Felger’s Net Worth

American professional sports radio host and television host Felger has been active from the 1990s to the present. He has gathered an estimated net worth of $1 million to $5 million as of 2023, from his hosting career.