Mitch Albom Biography
Mitch Albom is a prominent American journalist, musician, and author whose books have sold more than 39 million copies across the world. Having gained national acknowledgment for sports writing in his early profession, he is perhaps popularly known for the inspirational themes and stories that weave through his plays, books, and films. As of now, he works for Detroit Free Press as a writer.
Mitch Albom Age
Mitch was born on 23rd May 1958, in Passaic, New Jersey, in the United States of America. He is 64 years old.
Mitch Albom Height
Mitch Albom is a man of moderate stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (Approx. 1.7 m).
Mitch Albom Family
Mitch Albom was born to his Jewish parents Ira Albom and Rhoda Albom in Passaic, New Jersey, in the United States. He resided in Buffalo, New York for a little while before his family moved to Oaklyn, New Jersey, just outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. All his brothers and sisters are now settled in Europe.
Mitch Albom Wife
He is happily itched to his caring and supportive wife named Janine Sabino since 1995. The pair had a daughter called Chika who stayed in their orphanage in Haiti. Sadly, their daughter died of a brain tumor at the age of 7 on April 7, 2017.
Mitch Albom Education
Mitch attended high schools in Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. Later, he joined Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. Moreover, he joined Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism where he attained his Master’s degree from. Mitch also graduated with an MBA from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business.
Mitch Albom Salary
He receives a decent salary of $88,216 per year.
Mitch Albom Net Worth
Mitch Albom has piled up a decent fortune over the years and has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Mitch Albom Career
Mitch got hired as a lead sports columnist for the Detroit Free Press to replace a popular columnist, Mike Downey who had joined the Los Angeles Times. Mitch’s sports column quickly became popular. When the Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press consolidated weekend publications, in 1989, he was asked to append a weekly non-sports column to his duties.
Mitch’s column ran in the “Comment” section on Sundays and focused on American Values and life. Later on, it became associated across the country. As of now, all columns proceed in the Detroit Free Press. He became part of the most award-winning sportswriters of his era over his years in Detroit.