Al Michaels Biography
Al Michaels is an American television sportscaster who currently serves for NBC Sports. Al joined the network after serving for nearly three decades with ABC Sports. Al is well-known for his many years of calling play-by-play of National Football League games.
Al Michaels Age
Al Michaels was born on Nov 12, 1944, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He is 77 years of age.
Al Michaels Height
Michaels is a man of above-average stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches ( Approximately 1.78 meters).
Al Michaels Family
Michaels was born to his Jewish father and mother on Nov 12, 1944, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Her parents are Lila Roginsky/Ross and Jay Leonard Michaels who raised him as a Brooklyn Dodgers fan. In 1958, his family resettled to Los Angeles and coincidentally the same year the Dodgers left Brooklyn.
Al Michaels Wife
Michaels wedded the love of his life named Linda Anne Stanton on Aug 27, 1966. Al and his wife have two kids together i.e. Steven and Jennifer. Nowadays, Steven is the President and CEO of the independent film company Asylum Entertainment located in Los Angeles. Al is even a Los Angeles King’s season ticket holder. Nowadays, Al and his family reside in Los Angele.
Al Michaels Education
He studied at Alexander Hamilton High School and attained his high school diploma in 1962. From there, she matriculated at Arizona State University. At the University, she majored in radio and television and minored in journalism.
While still a college student, she served as a sports writer for ASU’s independent student newspaper, and The State Press. Furthermore, he named Sun Devils football, and baseball, games for the campus radio station. Nowadays, Alt is a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity.
Al Michaels Salary
He receives an annual average salary of $216,736. This is according to NBC Sports anchors/reporters’ salaries.
Al Michaels’s Net Worth
Michaels has an estimated net worth of $40 million dollars US dollars.
Al Michaels Career
Michaels currently works as a Play-by-Play, “Sunday Night Football” voice for NBC Sports. She was called “TV’s best play-by-play announcer” by the Associated Press. Sep 2021 started his 16th season as the voice of NBC’s Sunday Night Football and now records his 36th campaign as the play-by-play announcer of the NFL in primetime.
In Dec 2020, she was commemorated with the 2021 Ford C. Frick Award by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum for his greatness in broadcasting.
Michaels is one of only five outstanding broadcasters to be identified with the baseball honor and the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Pete Rozelle Award. Others include Curt Gowdy, Jack Buck, Dick Enberg, and Lindsey Nelson. In Sep 2018, Al started his 10th season in the SNF booth with Cris Collinsworth.
On Feb 4, 2018, he called Super Bowl LII on NBC – his 10th Super Bowl in the booth. She became only the second television announcer to acquire 10 Super Bowl play-by-play assignments.
By so doing, he officially joined former FOX and CBS announcer Pat Summerall (11). Her call of the Eagles-Patriots title game from U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis came nearly 3 decades to the day since his first Super Bowl play-by-play assignment – ABC’s broadcast of Super Bowl XXII.
She is the only TV host with a Super Bowl play-by-play run of 3 decades. In 2016, she worked as the play-by-play voice of the NBC/NFL Network Thursday Night Football series. It thereafter ranked as primetime’s #2 show in the 2016-17 TV season.