Michael Kay Bio | Wiki
Michael Kay (Michael Neil Kay) is a well-known American sports broadcaster. He currently serves as a host of The Michael Kay Show heard on WEPN-FM, a play-by-play broadcaster of the New York Yankees, and also the host of Centerstage on the YES Network. Before that, he worked at Daily News as a writer while still working for the Yankees and also a reporter at the Madison Square Garden Network.
Michael Kay Age
He was born in The Bronx, New York in the United States on February 2, 1961. Michael is 61 years old.
Michael Kay Height
He is a man of above-average stature. Micheal is 5 ft 6 in (Approx 1.74 m).
Michael Kay Family
He was born to his parents in The Bronx, New York in the United States. Micheal has two cousins Rick Aiello a film and television actor and Danny Aiello III an actor, director, coordinator, and stunt American performer. He also has an uncle Danny Aiello who is an Actor. Further, information regarding his parents remains unknown.
Michael Kay Wife
He is married to his beautiful wife Jodi Applegate. Jodi serves as an Anchor at WPIX where she left the station after it refused to reduce her tight schedule on December 19, 2012. The duo exchanged their wedding vows on February 12, 2011, in New York in a ceremony officiated by former New York mayor, Rudolph Giuliani at Plaza Hotel.
Jodi announced that they were expecting their first baby through a gestational surrogate on November 21, 2012. His firstborn daughter Caledonia Rose was born on January 5, 2013, and a son Charles Applegate Kay was born on November 12, 2014. Michael’s family resides in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Michael Kay Education
He attended Bronx High School of Science where his reporting career began. Upon attaining his high school diploma, Michael later joined Fordham and pursued a bachelor’s degree in Communication. He also attained his journalism skills from WFUV.
Michael Kay Surgery
He announced to the public that he would undergo vocal cord surgery on July 3, 2019. Michael visited a doctor in Boston who advised him to have it changed to avoid further damage. He was off the station for over a month and returned to the station on August 17 and to his radio show on August 26.
Michael Kay Podcast | Show
He hosts The Michael Kay Show on ESPN along with multifaceted DJ Peter Rosenberg and Don La Greca from New Jersey. His show airs from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm and has 200 episodes with the latest episode uploaded on July 2, 2022. The show began in 2002 along with the YES Network’s CenterStage show.
Michael Kay ESPN
He is currently serving as a play-by-play announcer for the New York Yankees since 1992. Michael joined the station as radio announcer of the team on WABC from 1992 to 2001 he also aired a night radio show Talk with John Sterling and Michael in 1998.
In 2008, MLB invited Michael to Yankee Stadium to report on Home Run Derby during the stat festival’s year. He also reported the final home game at Yankee Stadium against the Baltimore Orioles along with Joe Morgan and Jon Miller on the seventh inning of ESPN’s broadcast on September 21, 2008. He has also made a guest appearance as a host of The Michael Show heard on WEPN-FM and also the host of Centerstage on the YES Network.
His career kicked off professionally as a general assignment writer in New York Post in 1982. He has specific assignments for the New Jersey Nets and National Basketball Association, especially college basketball. Through his writing assignment, he received the Yankees’ beat in 1987.
Moreover, Michael joined Daily News as a writer while still working for the Yankees and also a reporter at the Madison Square Garden Network. Additionally, he was MSG’s locker room reporter for the New York Knicks and a previous contributor on the news-format sports show MSG SportsDesk. He worked at the station from 1992 to 1999.
Some of Michael’s colleagues at ESPN Include:
Michelle Beisner – Reporter and Anchor
Sarah Barshop – Reporter
Marly Rivera – Reporter and National Baseball Writer
Sean McDonough – Sportscaster
Shae Peppler – Host
Malika Andrews – NBA Writer
Tony Reali – Host
Michael Kay Salary
He is currently earning a decent income as a play-by-play announcer. Michael’s salary is $84,787 annually.
Michael Kay Net Worth
His professional sports journalism career has been his main pillar of attaining his wealth. Michael’s estimated net worth is $1 Million.
Where Is Michael Kay Today
Michael is serving as a host of The Michael Kay Show heard on WEPN-FM, a play-by-play broadcaster of the New York Yankees, and also the host of Centerstage on the YES Network. Before that, he worked at Daily News as a writer while still working for the Yankees and also a reporter at the Madison Square Garden Network.
How Old Is Michael Kay
He was born on February 2, 1961, in The Bronx, New York in the USA and he is 61 years old.