'The Michael Kay Show' Host, Amazes Us With Splendid Net Worth! Residing With Journalist Wife and 2 Children
We often dream to live the superstar life. We hope to enjoy immense popularity and splendid net worth. However, in the process, we tend to forget to make enough effort actually to achieve our dreams.
Well, on your way to success, you may face failures many times. But if you keep on working with tremendous dedication and patience, you will surely achieve your dreams sooner or later.
In this regard, today we are going to talk about 'The Michael Kay Show' host Michael Kay and his splendid net worth and achievements.
Michael Kay’s Net Worth & Salary From His Show
American sports broadcaster Michael Kay has been undoubtedly successful in his career. Active since 1982, Kay has achieved immense popularity and has been able to earn an excellent net worth and salary. His net worth is estimated to be $3 million till date.
Fifty-seven years old Kay is as famous as the play-by-play broadcaster of the New York Yankees. Likewise, he has achieved popularity by hosting “The Michael Kay Show” on WEPN-FM and “Centerstage” on the YES Network.
In 2018, recognizing Michael's influence and popularity, the New York Yankees agree to extend his contract for three more years, making him the de-facto face of the renowned MLB franchise.
And according to a report by the New York Post, the Bronx native's signature didn't come cheap, with Yankees paying an excess of $1 million per season in salary for his services.
The revelation has placed Michael as the baseball's highest paid announcer, out-throwing the likes of Luis Severino, Gary Sanchez or Aaron Judge.
As for his show, despite him pushing 60, he is yet to show any shows of slowing down. Co-incidentally, Michael is negotiating a three-year contract with YES network.
Like his gig at the New York Yankees, he's poised to earn $1 million per season in salary from his show.
Blissful Married Life With Journalist Wife & Kids
Michael is living a blissful life with his journalist wife and two children. On February 12, 2011, Michael Kay married TV news anchor Jodi Applegate at New York's Plaza Hotel. The bride and groom shared a romantic dance to Michael Buble's Haven't Met You Yet.
Michael Kay as a groom and newlywed wife news anchor Jodi Applegate as a bride (Source: dailymail.co.uk)
On the pair's 7th Wedding anniversary, Jodi shared a throwback photo from their wedding day on Twitter.
On January 5, 2013, Applegate gave birth to their first baby, a daughter named Caledonia Rose. Again on November 12, 2014, a son, Charles Applegate was born.
Michael and his children at a Yankee game (Photo:- Michael Kay's Twitter)
Michael became an internet sensation when he was photographed with his children and commentating a Yankee game in 2016. Ever since that moment, he can be seen regularly seen showing up with his children on his arms to the games.
Michael Kay's Short Bio
Emmy Award winner broadcaster Michael Kay was born on February 2, 1961, in Bronx, New York. He attended Bronx High School of Science.
He had already started reporting in his youth. From Fordham, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications. He began his professional career in the year 1982 with the New York Post. He was also a part of "Henry & Me" in 2014.