Al Michaels Bio, Age, NBC Sports, Wife, Family, Height, Net Worth, Salary

Al Michaels
Al Michaels

Al Michaels Biography

Al Michaels is an American television sportscaster. He is currently employed by NBC Sports after nearly three decades with ABC Sports. Al is famously known for his many years of calling play-by-play of National Football League games.

In 1962, he graduated from Alexander Hamilton High School, and then he enrolled at the State University of Arizona. While minoring in journalism, he majored in radio and television.

While talking about his profession, Al debuted his career with Chuck Barris Production, preferring women to appear on ‘The Dating Game’. In 1968, he began his career with the Hawaii Islanders baseball team. He became the lead announcer for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball in Cincinnati, Ohio. Moreover, he earned an offer for Katie Osborne from the San Francisco Giants in 1974 and quit the Reds.

In 1977, he served as a backup announcer for Monday Night Baseball. After one year, he became a full-time announcer and, in 1982, became the lead announcer, replacing Keith Jackson. In addition, the 1989 World Series Game 3 has been announced. Alan covered a wide number of sports for the next 3 decades.

He aired many famous events such as ‘Stanley Cup Finals’,’ Tiger Woods Monday Night Specials’,’ the 1980 Winter Olympics’, etc., and from 2006 to the present, he was engaged to NBC Sports.

Al Michaels Age

How old is Al Michaels? Michaels is 78 years old as of 2022. He was born Alan Richard Michaels on November 12, 1944, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on November 12th every year and his birth sign is Scorpio.

Al Michaels Parents

Michaels is the son of Leonard Michaels, father, and Lila Roginsky, mother. He has two siblings. His brother’s name is David, and Susan’s is his sister’s name. He grew up in Los Angeles with his parents and siblings. David is a television producer. He has produced such programs as NBC’s coverage of the Olympic Games, Triple Crown, and also Fox Sports Net Beyond the Glory Series.

Al Michaels’s Wife

Michaels is a married man. He got married at the age of 22 to Linda Anne Stanton. On 27th August 1966, the couple tied the knot. He’s got two babies, named Steven Michales and Jennifer. Al is living happily with his family. Moreover, Steven serves as President and CEO of independent film company Asylum Entertainment in Los Angeles.

Al Michaels’s Height

Michaels stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 81 kilograms. In addition, his hair is light brown and his eyes are dark brown. However, we promise to keep you posted once her other body measurements are available in the limelight.

Al Michaels Awards


  • Five-time Sports Emmy Award winner – Outstanding Sports Personality, Play-by-Play
  • Three-time NSMA National Sportscaster of the Year
  • Sportscaster of the Year – American Sportscasters Association (ASA)
  • Sportscaster of the Year – Washington Journalism Review
  • ASA Top 50 Sportscasters of All Time.
  • Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism (2002).
  • Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters “Art Gilmore Career Achievement Award” June 16, 2017

Halls of Fame

  • Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • NSMA Hall of Fame inductee (class of 1998)
  • Television Academy Hall of Fame inductee (class of 2013)
  • 2013 Pete Rozelle Radio & Television Award – Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • 2021 Ford C. Frick Award winner – Baseball Hall of Fame

Al Michaels Net Worth

Michaels has an estimated net worth of around $30 million. His income is mainly attributed to his successful career as a sportscaster at NBC Sports.

AI Michaels Salary

Michaels receives an estimated annual salary of around $6 million as a sportscaster at NBC Sports.

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