Michael Smerconish Bio, Age, Wife, CNN, Family, Height, Salary, Net Worth

Michael Smerconish
Michael Smerconish

Michael Smerconish Biography

Michael Smerconish is a renowned American radio host and television presenter, political commentator, author, newspaper columnist, and lawyer. He is the host of the weekly Saturday Tv program on CNN known as “Smerconish” at 9:00 a.m. ET.

Moreover, he is the host of The Michael Smerconish Program on weekdays at 9:00 a.m. ET on SiriusXM’s POTUS Channel 124, a radio program heard exclusively since 2013. Michael is also a Sunday newspaper columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Previously, Smerconish was nationally syndicated in over 100 markets on terrestrial radio, after a successful period as a morning drive host for CBS in Philadelphia. His CNN program made its debut in 2014. The Smerconish program airs on Saturday mornings at 9:00 am EST, also, he appears on a regular basis as a guest on other CNN programming.

In addition, he is the author of seven books: one novel and six non-fiction works. Two of his books are New York Times bestsellers, and his novel TALK! was optioned by Warner Brothers for television. His latest book is Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right: American Life in Columns. The book compiles 100 newspaper columns, each with a contemporary afterword, pulled from the 1,047 commentaries he published in the Sunday Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News in the first 15 years following 9/11. The book compelled to rise to a speaking tour called “American Life in Columns,” featuring the author giving stories from the book with live audiences in two dozen small theatres across America.


When the Corona pandemic hit in March of 2020, Michael was about to begin a new tour known as “Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking,” a one-man show celebrating his 30th anniversary on talk radio. Moreover, a taped style of the show was aired globally as a one-hour CNN special on July 11, 2020. The full show was set to be released on December 8, 2020, by Virgil Films on VOM and DVD.

Similarly, Smerconish is also an attorney who at the age of 29-years old served in the Administration of President George Herbert Walker Bush.

Moreover, Smerconish is also of counsel to the Philadelphia law firm of Kline & Specter.

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Michael Smerconish Age

How old is Michael Smerconish? Smerconish is 61 years old as of March 2023. He was born on March 15, 1962, in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, the United States of America. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on the 15th of March every year, and his birth sign is Pisces.

Michael Smerconish Family

Smerconish was born to his parents Florence (Grovich) and Walter Smerconish. His father was a teacher while his mother worked in real estate. Smerconish belongs of the Italian and Montenegrin descent. Moreover, he has a brother called Wally Smerconish.

Michael Smerconish Education

Smerconish went to Central Bucks High School West, a public high school in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Later on, he joined Lehigh University where he earned his B.A., and he received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Smerconish was awarded several honorary degrees:

  • A Doctor of Science degree from the University of the Sciences on May 20, 2020.
  • Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Delaware Valley College on May 19, 2018
  • A Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Widener University on May 26, 2016

Michael Smerconish Wife

Smerconish is married to his wife Lavinia Smerconish. Together they have raised four children in Philadelphia. They have a son called Michael Smerconish Jr.

Michael Smerconish Height

Smerconish stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m).

Michael Smerconish Salary

Smerconish receives an annual salary of between $45,373 – $113,658.

Michael Smerconish Net Worth

Smerconish has an estimated net worth of $1 Million – $5 Million. His income is mainly attributed to his successful career as a radio host.

Michael Smerconish Books

  • Flying Blind: How Political Correctness Continues to Compromise Airline Safety Post 9/11 (2004)
  • Talk: a Novel of Politics and the Media (2014)
  • Instinct: The Man Who Stopped the 20th Hijacker (2009)
  • Morning Drive: Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking (2009)
  • Murdered By Mumia: A Life Sentence of Loss, Pain, and Injustice (2008)
  • Muzzled: From T-Ball to Terrorism, True Stories that Should Be Fiction (2006)

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