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- What does Mike do for a living?
- Who are Mike’s parents and siblings?
- What are Mike’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Mike married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Mike have any children?
- Where is Mike now?
- How tall is Mike?
- How much money does Mike earn?
- What is Mike’s net worth?
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Who is Mike Missanelli?
Mike Missanelli is a prominent sports radio personality who most recently served as the afternoon host for ESPN affiliate 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia. Previously he served as a sports journalist for The Philadelphia Inquirer and a sports radio personality for 601 WIP.
How Old Is Mike Missanelli?
He is 66 years old as of June 2022, having been born on November 11, 1955, in Bristol, Pennsylvania, U.S. Mike shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Leonardo DiCaprio, Jayden Croes, FaZe Jarvis, Patrick Starrr, and many more.
Mike Missanelli Family
Who are Mike Missanelli Parents?
Information regarding his parents’ names and whereabouts is not mentioned on the internet.
Does Mike Missanelli have Siblings?
He has a brother by the name of Dr. John Missanelli.
Mike Missanelli Education
He received his education at Pennsylvania State University. There, he played college baseball as a second baseman for the Penn State Nittany Lions. He graduated from Penn State in 1977, and in 1968 graduated from Widener University Delaware Law School.
Mike Missanelli Marital Status
According to news on the internet, it shows that he is married. However, there is no information regarding his partner’s name.
Mike Missanelli Kids
He has a daughter by the name of Keira Missanelli.
Mike Missanelli Career
He started his career as a writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer. Then moved eventually over to radio where he worked on-air at 610 WIP. During his time at WIP, he was engaged in controversy after criticizing Philadelphia Eagles kicker David Akers during an interview. He called Ackers a “girl” criticized him for not being “a real athlete” and also referred to him as “just a kicker”. In 2006 he was fired from 610 WIP after an altercation with an on-site producer in which it was alleged that he hit the producer.
Following being fired, he began to show with comedian Joe Conkin on 93.3 WMMR. In addition to working on radio, in 2000 Mike joined PHL 17 where he worked as a sports director and anchor. He left when his contract expired in 2003. He then signed a multi-year deal ar ESPN affiliate 97.5 The Fanatic in January 2010, to host the midday show. The show then starting 2018 and began simulcasting on NBC Sports. It was revealed in 2016 that a longtime caller by the name “Dwayne from Swedesboro” was actually a character created by his producer.
Thus Mike apologized for having a fake caller and for the racial stereotypes of the character, however, he denied having knowledge that the caller was fake. In 2017, he was fired from a weekly gig he had on 6 ABC after he made he said it was “unnatural” for a female broadcaster to call an NFL game.
Whilst on-air in May 2020, Mike got into a heated debate with producer Tyrone Johnson and sports update anchor Natalie Egenolf about an incident in Central Park where a white woman called the police on a black man who was birdwatching. In January 2022, he gave an interview where he said he has no plans to retire. He then announced on air on May 31, 2022, that it would be his last show. His contract was set to expire and 97.5 The Fanatics opted to go in a different direction.
A Career in Other Ventures
Besides working as a radio personality, he has also worked as a professor at Saint Joseph’s University. Moreover, he launched his first off-air business entityMikeMiss Ventures in June 2021. The business entity focuses on his interests outside of sports radio. He also launched “MikeMiss: The EveryDay Cook” show based on his longtime passion for food and cooking and started “Behind the Mic”. In addition, he announced plans to release a children’s book called “Shima the Shiba”.
Mike Missanelli Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 6inches 1.68m) and a weight of 64kg (141lbs)
Mike Missanelli Salary and Net Worth
His annual salary is estimated to range between $40,000 and $110,000 and a net worth of $1.5 million.