Mike Tirico :: Biography
Michael Todd Tirico, popularly known as Mike Tirico serves the ESPN network is an anchor for Monday Night Football. He opened his eyes for the first time to witness the beauty of nature on December 13, 1966. He was brought up in Queens, New York. The man belongs to American nationality but his ethnicity is black. He obtained his graduation from the Bayside High School. He completed his higher studies at the Syracuse University.
Moving into his career journey, he served the WTVH-TV, a CBS affiliate, during his college days. He became associated with the ESPN network in the year 1991. He served the network as a SportsCenter host. He has received acclamation for his tremendous service at the SportsCenter. During his service there, he covered various major events like college basketball coverage, PGA golf coverage and several others for many years. He has hosted various shows on the ESPN and ABC network, including, Monday Night Countdown and other shows. The hardworking man also covers the NBA games on ABC/ESPN. He also covers the NBA Finals on the ESPN Radio. In the year 2009, she also hosted the U.S. Open.
The determined man has served various radio stations as well. His first experience on the radio is on the WAER radio. His has to broadcast sports news there. In the year 2007, he also worked on the ESPN Radio on his show Mike Tirico Show. Later, he was joined by Scott Van Pelt and the show’s name was changed to Tirico and Van Pelt. Later, he left the show as he wanted to focus on his television career and the show was renamed as The Sott Van Pelt Show. During his career, he has teamed up with famous personalities like Terry Bowdem, Kirk Herbstreit, David Moore, Len Elmore, Jon Grude, Lee Corso, Paul Azinger and various others at different times. He has also appeared in the ESPN’s show Pardon the Interruption on the episodes of April 21 and 22 in the year 2007.
Moving into his personal life, he is married to Debbie Tirico and the couple has been leading a prosperous life. The couple has been blessed with two children. His wife and children have always supported him in every step of his life. The family resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan. They have been living there since 1999. He has been dragged into controversy in his service at the ESPN network. He was charged for sexual harassment and was suspended from the network for three months in the year 1999.
Tirico has earned both name and wealth in his life so far. At the start of 2014, his net worth was estimated to be $3 million. According to the sources, the ambitious man receives a salary of $400 thousand per year. He has been felicitated with different awards for his contributions. He was awarded with the Associated Press New York Broadcasters Award for his 30-minute remarkable documentary, 48 Hours with Syracuse University Football. The fortunate man became the first person n bagging the Bob Costas Scholarship in the year 1987.
Mike has gone through a very difficult journey to achieve the position where he stands now. His service has always been praised by people. The man is in his 40’s now and still doing his work with all his efforts. He is seen wonderful on the television screen in his professional attires. His smile is simply amazing and he is very well behaved with his fellow members. The man with a tall height is a very good presenter and has won the hearts of millions of admirers around the world. His detailed bio can be found on various wiki sites. He is looking forward to celebrate his 48th birthday this year. He is active on Facebook and Twitter as well.