Michael Knowles Wife, Podcast, Age, Height, and Net Worth

Michael Knowles Biography

Michael Knowles (Full Name: Michael John Knowles) is a popular American conservative political commentator, author, and media host. Since 2016, he has worked for The Daily Wire. After relocating to Los Angeles, Michael played roles in the TV pilot I’m Back, and the made-for-TV films Life Coach and Blend In.

On November 13, 2020, he was reported as the guest host of The Rush Limbaugh Show. Following this opportunity, The Daily Wire, in partnership with Westwood One, reported that Michael would be hosting his daily radio show on WHLD.

Quick Facts

Age March 18, 1990 (34 years old)
Height 5 ft 10 in (approx. 1.78 m)
Wife Alissa Mahler ​(m. 2018)​
Podcast The Daily Wire
Net Worth  $1.5 million

Michael Knowles Age

Michael is 34 years old. He was born on March 18, 1990, in Bedford Hills, New York, in the United States. Michael celebrates his birthday on March 18, every year.

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Early Life And Education

Michael was born in Bedford Hills, New York, to his parents. He originates from Italian, Sicilian, and Irish immigrants. Michael was raised in a highly conservative Catholic family and was baptized a few days after he was born. He studied at Fox Lane High School. Later on, Michael earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and Italian from Yale Campus.


Michael grew up in a Catholic faith family but fell away during his adolescence. During his time at Yale, he came across a reconversion to the Church, spurred at first by ontological arguments.

Michael Knowles Wife

Michael Knowles is married to his wife Alissa Mahler. In 2018, he and his wife married in a wedding ceremony attended by close friends and family members. The pair has three sons, his firstborn son was born on January 18, 2021, while the second-born son was born on August 2, 2022. The family resides in Nashville, TN.


In 2017, he started his role as host of The Daily Wire’s third podcast, The Michael Knowles Show. The podcast cuts through the madness of our politics and culture, analyzing the top stories of the day.


On YouTube, Michael shared a transgender student, a man who identifies as a woman who debated him on the issue of transgenderism at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. His YouTube Channel @MichaelKnowles has 1.99M subscribers and 6.3K videos. The channel cuts through the madness of our politics and culture, analyzing the top stories of the day.


In March 2023 UB students and faculty expressed concern for conservative analyst Michael speaking on University. The University students called on their friends and the university to take action in response to its Young Americans for Freedom chapter inviting Michael to speak.

Movies And TV Shows

– Lady Ballers (2023).
– I Am Greta (2020).
– No Safe Spaces (2019).
– Fauci Unmasked.
– HollyWeird.
– Never Do Business with Friends.
– Blend In.

Book Club

Michael’s TV program The Book Club discusses in-depth conversations about great literature with him. He and special guests talk about great literature that has shaped Western Civilization.


Michael’s website michaeljknowles.com features his commentary, writing and hosting works. His books are featured oh this website.


Michael hosts “The Michael Knowles Show” at 9:30 am ET Monday through Friday on @dailywireplus.


Michael was burned in effigy at the campus of the University of Pittsburgh in 2023. He was invited to debate, “Should Transgenderism Be Regulated By Law?”


– Reasons To Vote For Democrats: A Comprehensive Guide (2016).

– Speechless: Controlling Words, Controlling Minds (2021).


Michael started training as an actor with the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, as part of its Advanced Teen Conservatory. During his 20s, he was an actor. He began his acting career during college times. Before graduating from Yale University, Michael took part in two Web series, Never Do Business with Friends and Survive.

After graduation, he trained with Wynn Handman at his acting studio in New York City and appeared in many Web series, films, and television shows. It was announced in March 2023 by The Daily Dot that Michael appeared in the student film House of Shades (2012) as a queer man that seduces another man at a nightclub. He also appeared as Alejandro in the comedy feature film Hóllyweird.


In 2023, Michael appeared as Drake Diamond in the American sports comedy movie Lady Ballers. The film contains cameos from Daily Wire contributors and other famous right-wing figures.

Daily Wire

In 2016, Michael was invited to join The Daily Wire, starting as a regular guest and cultural correspondent for The Andrew Klavan Show podcast. He had served alongside Andrew Klavan’s son, Spencer, on theater productions while the two were studying at Yale. In 2018, Michael reiterated his opposition to same-sex marriage, and opposed trials by some in the conservative movement to recognize such unions.


Michael gave a speech in April 2019 at the University of Missouri–Kansas City called “Men Are Not Women” during his YAF national college speaking tour. Student demonstrators destroyed his speech. One demonstrator assaulted Michael and sprayed him with an unknown mixture, afterward determined to be lavender oil and other non-toxic household liquids.

Book Recommendations

– Hamlet.

– Pride and Prejudice.

– Up from Slavery.

– The Holy Bible: King James Version.

– Brave New World.

– The Divine Comedy.

– The Symposium.

Book List

In 2017, Michael published an empty book called Reasons to Vote for Democrats: A Comprehensive Guide. Michael’s other book, Speechless: Controlling Words, Controlling Minds was published in 2021.


On February 8, 2017, Michael published a book titled Reasons to Vote for Democrats: A Comprehensive Guide. This book has 266 pages with many of the pages being blank. Reasons to Vote for Democrats contains a quote from Thucydides.


Michael is a man of above-average stature who stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in (approx. 1.78 m).


As a regular contributor to The Daily Wire, Michael’s average salary is $72,960 per year.

Net Worth

Michael has been a political commentator, media host, and author for over five years. Therefore, he has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Michael’s net worth is $1.5 million.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Old Is Michael Knowles?

Michael is a 34-year-old who was born on March 18, 1990, in Bedford Hills, New York, in the United States.

Is Michael Knowles Married?

Since 2018, Michael has been married to Alissa Mahler.

What Religion Is Michael Knowles?

Michael is a practicing Catholic and he goes for the Traditional Latin Mass.

Is Michael Knowles Christian?

Michael is a Christian who was raised Catholic.

What Nationality Is Michael Knowles?

Michael is a political commentator who holds American nationality.

Who Is Michael Knowles?

Michael is a conservative commentator, author, and podcast host. He is a frequent contributor to The Daily Wire, where Michael hosts his show called The Michael Knowles Show. Michael is a regular guest on cable news programs and podcasts, where he gives his conservative perspective on current events and political issues. He is recognized for his sharp wit and incisive commentary.

Social Media Handles

Twitter – @michaeljknowles

Instagram – michaeljknowles