Sports field has earned many people, a lot of fame and money and today we are talking about American sportscaster Mike Tirico, currently working as an analyst on NBC. The 51-year-old sports commentator, Mike besides having 28 years of successful professional career, is also living a happy married life with his wife Debbie Tirico, sharing 2 sons with her.
Mike, considered as one of the highest paid sportscasters, is estimated to be enjoying the net worth of $6 million. What about his salary? Let's know all about his salary, career, awards and net worth below.
The graduate of the Syracuse University, Mike initially worked in ESPN in 1991 as a Sportscenter anchor. Mike worked in ESPN till 2016, and during his regime in the ESPN, he covered many events which included 2009 U.S. Open (tennis), 2014 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2016.
Mike, also known as NFL play-by-play announcer on ESPN's Monday Night Football from 2006 to 2015, has worked along with former ESPN Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden, who earned $6.5 million annually. However, the exact salary of Mike in ESPN is not revealed, but his highest annual salary was estimated to be around $1 million.
In 2012, Mike Tirico's net worth was reported to be $3 million as per The Richest, which later grew to $ 4 million by the end of 2015 million.
Soon after Mike's contract was over with ESPN in June 2016, he was hired by NBC in July 2016. Mike made his first appearance in NBC in 2016 Open Championship on NBC's Golf Channel and replaced Cris Collinsworth on three Sunday Night Football games in November 2016.
Mike Tirico's salary in NBC was reported to be $2.5 million in 2016, leading his net worth to be around $5 million.
In the mid-2017, Mike was announced as the permanent replacement of Al Michaels as the play-by-play commentator for all of NBC's Thursday Night Football games. In the year 2017, Mike Tirico was considered as one of the most paid sportscasters in the world and ranked 13th, the highest paid sports anchor/presenter being Jim Rome with the annual salary of $14 million.
— MikeTirico (@miketirico) September 3, 2017
NBC's Mike's annual salary in 2017 was reported to be $3 million. Despite Mike's huge earnings, he seems to live a simple life and no details of his property have surfaced on the internet. However, he is reported to be living in his house in Ann Arbor, Michigan since 1999.
As of 2017, Mike Tirico's net worth was reported to be $6.5 million.
Well, the net worth of Mike Tirico as of 2018 is under review, however, it is estimated to rise as his net worth can be seen raising in these past few years. Mike Tirico is the primetime host of NBC's coverage of 2018 Winter Olympics.
— MikeTirico (@miketirico) February 8, 2018
Comparing Mike's net worth, it increased by 25% in 2016 than that of 2015 and by 30% in 2017 than in 2016, so it is estimated to expand by 23% in 2018 reaching up to $8 million.
Have a look at a table of Mike's net worth.
|Year||Net worth||Growth rate|
|2015||$4 million||33.33%(comparison with 2013.i.e. $3 million)|
|2018||$8 million (estimated)||23%|
And talking about his awards, Mike has not won any awards to date despite his dedicated career. Maybe the day is not far too.
Let's wish him best and stay tuned for updates.