Mike Rowe Bio, Age & Net Worth

Last updated: April 1, 2021
  • Mike Rowe
    Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Net Worth: $ 30,000,000
  • Birthday: 18 Mar 1962
  • Age: 59
  • Country: United States
  • Occupation: Actor, Producer, Writer
  • Zodiac sign: Pisces
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Body Measurements
  • Height: 6.0 ft
  • Weight: 172 lb
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Personal Life
  • Birth Name: Michael Gregory Rowe
  • Nationality: American
  • Nickname: Mike
  • Religion: Not known
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Family Details
  • Father: John Rowe
  • Mother: Peggy Rowe
  • Siblings: Two brothers
  • Distinctive Features
    • Smooth deep ominous narrating voice

Who is Mike Rowe?

Mike Rowe is a famous American Narrator and Television Host. During his early career, he worked as a host in various TV shows. Mike has done plenty of unique things during his life, but he’s best known for his stint hosting the longtime Discovery Channel’s program called Dirty Jobs.

He has worked in other high-profile television projects, including Deadliest Catch, Somebody’s Gotta Do It, and Six Degrees with Mike Rowe. Apart from Narrating and Hosting on channels like National Geographic Channel and Discovery, he also appeared in TV commercials.

Short bio (Age, Education)

Michael Gregory Rowe was born on 18 March 1962, in Baltimore, Maryland, the USA, under the birth sign Pisces. He was born into a family of teachers, with both of his parents having careers in the academe. He grew up along with his two younger brothers.

Discussing Rowe’s education, he studdied at Оvеrlеа Ніgh ѕсhооl аnd grаduаtеd іn 1980. Frоm thеrе, hе wеnt tо Еѕѕех Соmmunіtу Соllеgе but later transferred to Towson University, completing a degree in communication studies in 1985.

How much is Mike Rowe Net Worth?

As of 2021, Mike Rowe has a net worth of $30 million. This massive wealth accumulates from different sectors as he is an actor, narrator, TV host, and producer. He also earns some additional money from his work in radio as a spokesperson.

Narrated

    Returning the Favor poster
    Returning the Favor (2017 - 2020) Executive producer
    Down and Dirty poster
    Down and Dirty (2008) Mike
    Dirty Jobs poster
    Dirty Jobs (2007 - 2009) Producer
    Deadliest Catch poster
    Deadliest Catch (2005 - 2020) Narrator / Self - Narrator
    Ghost Hunters tv poster
    Ghost Hunters (TV Series) (2004 - 2016) Narrator / Announcer

Pets

  • Mike Rowe and his best friend, Freddie.

    Mike Rowe and his best friend, Freddie.

Houses

The multi-talented TV host doesn’t live in a mansion. He resides in his house in California, where the average cost of a condo is around $300 thousand dollars. In an interview, Mike was asked why he doesn’t live in a mansion.

“I don’t live in a mansion. I house sat in one once, and I kind of liked it. But I’ve never owned one and have no plans to. My current apartment is very modest, relative to the zip code. It’s the same one I’ve come home to for the last 14 years.

With the exception of a small smokestack that partially obscures Treasure Island and Alcatraz, the view is the best thing about it.” He said.

Car Collection

For his car collection, he has Toyota Solara (1998) and Ford F150 (2007). Thеrе wеrе Rumоrѕ thаt Mike hаd bоught а Rосkfоrd саr fоr about $115k. However, hе ѕроkе аbоut іt аnd ѕаіd thаt thе mоѕt ехреnѕіvе саr hе hаѕ рurсhаѕеd wаѕ for about $15,000.

In 2019, he posted on Twitter and Facebook: I don’t collect things. I don’t collect cars. My current vehicle is fourteen years old and acting like it. But if I did, and if I could somehow bring myself to write checks for things I don’t need, this would get my attention.

Hobbies and Interests

  • Traveling
  • Playing with his dog, Freddie
  • He likes to write about himself in the third person

Facts & Trivia

  • Mike Rowe is a trained opera singer.

  • Mike Rowe also did commercials for Ford Motor Company and Viva paper towels.

  • He three years as host of Evening Magazine in San Francisco.

  • Mike Rowe 2021 height is 6 ft 0 inches or (183 cm tall).

  • Mike Rowe net worth as of 2021 is estimated at around $30 million dollars.

  • He started his career with the Baltimore Opera.

  • Mike appeared in several dozen Tylenol commercials.

Major Awards

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Critics' Choice TV Award (Winner) - 2011
Best Reality Show Host in Dirty Jobs (2005)
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Daytime Emmy (Winner) - 2020
Outstanding Host for a Daytime Program in Returning the Favor (2017)
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Daytime Emmy (Nominee) - 2020
Outstanding Special Class Series in Returning the Favor (2017)
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Primetime Emmy Awards (Nominee) - 2010
Outstanding Reality Program in Dirty Jobs (2005)
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Primetime Emmy Awards (Nominee) - 2009
Outstanding Reality Program in Dirty Jobs (2005)
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Primetime Emmy Awards (Nominee) - 2008
Outstanding Reality Program in Dirty Jobs (2005)

Net Worth & Social Media

He is very popular on all the social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Net Worth $ 30,000,000