Facts of Mike Rowe
|Full Name||Michael Gregory Rowe|
|Birth Name||Michael Gregory Rowe|
|Other Name||Mike Rowe|
|Profession||TV host, Narrator|
|Birth City||Baltimore, Maryland|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||John Rowe|
|Mother Name||Peggy Rowe|
|Relation With||Danielle Burgio|
|Awards||Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Reality Show Host|
|Filmography||Returning the Favor (2017- Present),Somebody's Gotta Do It (2017- Present),Dirty Jobs (2003- 2012)|
|Education||Overlea High School, Essex Community College, Towson University|
|Date of Birth||March 18,1962|
Blessed with massive fame & wealth, Mike Rowe, an American TV host & narrator is famous as the host for the TV shows Returning the Favor (2017- Present) and Somebody's Gotta Do It (2017- Present).
The Maryland-born TV personality started through On-Air TV show American Airlines & gained career breakthrough after hosting home-shopping TV network QVC in the early 90s & later as host for Dirty Jobs (2003- 2012) for which he was paid pretty huge salary that eventually helped his net worth.
Professional for over 3 decades, Rowe also branched out to narrating career, that gained him economic assistance.
Since 2005, he narrates Deadliest Catch, a documentary on Discovery channel featuring the real-life struggles & risks of people in the fishing vessel in the Bering Sea.
How Much Is Mike Rowe's Net Worth?
As of February 2020, Mike Rowe has an estimated net worth of $35 million.
With such applaudable prominence as a TV host & narrator, Mike Rowe's career journey earned him the tag of a millionaire.
Moreover, since the premiere of his podcast The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe in February 2019, the former QVC host's fortune is likely to get fuels.
Career Accomplishments: Road To Fame
The Towson University graduate initially worked for Your New Home on WJZ-TV for 15 years, until he got into QVC, a home-shopping TV network in the 90s.
For a fact, while in QVC (1990- 1993), Mike Rowe made a sales of $10 million worth simulated diamonds.
Following his brief hosting career in Worst Case Scenarios for TBS, and in Evening Magazine (2001- 2005) on KPIX-TV, the American TV host gained prominence as the host for Dirty Jobs (2003- 2012).
Ever since Mike Rowe has hosted & worked as a narrator for many popular shows:
|As TV Host||As Narrator|
|After the Catch (2007- 2012)||Ghost Hunters (2004- 2010)|
|Bering Sea Gold (2013- 2014)||Ghost Hunters International (2008- 2010)|
|Somebody's Gotta Do It (2014- 2015)||How the Universe Works (2014- Present)|
Also, in March 2009, he featured in Ted Talk, with the video title 'Learning From Dirty Jobs', a 20-minute long-video stating about real-life job stories.
Moreover, Mike has guest-appeared in Ben Shapiro's The Ben Shapiro Show in 2018. Other notable TV appearances of the TV host include American Dad! (voice-over) and in the Last Man Standing.
What Does He Currently Do?
Currently, Mike hosts show for Facebook Returning the Favor (2017- Present), it features Rowe traveling across the United States and favors to the people who give back to their communities.
Moreover, the American TV personality hosts Somebody's Gotta Do It (2017- Present).
In addition to that, Rowe works as a narrator for Deadliest Catch (2005- Present) and for Airplane Repo (2013- Present).
How Much Salary Mike Rowe Earns?
As reported, the Deadliest Catch narrator pockets the payroll of $10 million per year, through his successful venture as TV host & narrator.
An average, the TV hosts in the United States earns $59,404 while the narrator earns $51,000.
Towson University Graduate: Born In Maryland
Mike Rowe's birth name is Michael Gregory Rowe, born on March 18, 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland, the USA. His parents John and Peggy Rowe were both teachers.
An Eagle Scout, Rowe graduated from Overlea High School in 1980 and enrolled at Essex Community College. Later, he went to Towson University and earned a degree in communication studies in 1985.
The eldest of 3 children, Mike is an American by nationality & is of white ethnicity.
Age & Height
Meanwhile, as of September 2019, Mike Rowe is 57 years old and has a height of 6 ft. (183 cm).
Residence, Assets & Cars
Meanwhile, the Ghost Hunters host lives in his apartment in San Francisco.
An apartment in San Francisco costs around $300,000 that comes up with expenses on parking, fitness center & other luxuries.
Back on August 20, 2014, Mike shared a Facebook post answering the queries of fans & stated that he didn't own any mansion.
Well, he drives a 98 Toyota Solara and 2007 Ford F150; his Ford costs $56,000.
Endorsements & Commercials
Over the years, Mike featured in numerous commercials for Ford Motor Company F-Series, appeared in advertisements for Ford and Lincoln-Mercury.
Moreover, in 2008, he became a spokesperson for Caterpillar and in 2012, was a spokesperson for Novartis. Also, he endorsed iDEN and Lee Premium Select Jeans.
Charity & Scholarship
In 2008, Mike Rowe founded the website mikeroweWORKS.org that focuses on providing training & materials to blue-collar personalities, pursuing a career in trades.
Also, the founder of Mike Rowe Scholarship Foundation, the TV host provides one-time scholarship to students, with a financial benefit worth $400,000.
Relationship Update: Is Mike Married Or Still Dating?
The millionaire TV host & narrator is yet to get married, neither has talked or hinted about possible wedding or to-be-wife.
But, he once was longtime girlfriend (now ex) Danielle Burgio, an actress, though the details remain low-key.
Currently, Rowe is single at the moment.
Mike Rowe Spying incident
As reported by Huffington post, Mike had stated that someone was spying on him through a drone which he came to know after he heard a buzzing noise in his backyard.
Explaining the incident he said that he could shoot the drone but did not because he was nude and that he didn't want his nude photos to circulate in the internet.