Mike Missanell Biography
Mike Missanell is a veteran sports radio personality. Currently, he served as the afternoon host for ESPN affiliate, 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia. Additionally, he worked as a sports journalist for The Philadelphia Inquirer and a sports radio personality for 610 WIP.
Mike Missanell Age|Birthday
Missanell is 66 years old as of 2022. In addition, he was born on 11 November 1955, in Bristol, Pennsylvania, United States. Therefore, he celebrates his birthday on 11th of November every year.
Mike Missanell Height |weight
Missanell has an average height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters) tall. In addition, he has a body weight of 64 kilograms (141 lbs)
Mike Missanell Family
Missanell has not revealed details about his parents in the public. In addition, he has a brother Dr. John Missanelli.
Mike Missanell Wife
Missanell is married. However, there is no information about his wife’s name or career in the public. However, he has a daughter named Keira Missanelli.
Mike Missanell Career
Missanell began his career as a writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer. Later, relocated eventually over to radio where he served on-air at 610 WIP. Throughout his time at WIP, he was engaged in controversy after criticizing Philadelphia Eagles kicker David Akers through an interview. Furthermore, he called Ackers a “girl” criticized him for not being “a real athlete” and as well referred to him as “just a kicker”. Additionally, in 2006 he was fired from 610 WIP after an altercation with an on-site producer in which it was alleged that he hit the producer.
In addition to him being fired, he started to show with comedian Joe Conkin on 93.3 WMMR. Additionally, him working on radio, in 2000 Mike joined PHL 17 where he served as a sports director and anchor. Moreover, he left when his contract expired in 2003. Furthermore, he then signed a multi-year deal ar ESPN affiliate 97.5 The Fanatic in January 2010, to host the midday show. Additionally, the show then starting 2018 and started simulcasting on NBC Sports.
Consequently he apologized for having a fake caller and for the racial stereotypes of the character, besides, he denied having knowledge that the caller was fake. Furthermore, in 2017, he was fired from a weekly gig he had on 6 ABC after he made he said it became “unnatural” for a female broadcaster to call an NFL game.
In May 2020, he got into a heated debate with producer Tyrone Johnson and sports update anchor Natalie Egenolf informing an incident in Central Park where a white woman called the police on a black man who became birdwatching. Additionally, in January 2022, he gave an interview where he said he has no plans to retire. Later, he announced on air on May 31, 2022, that it would be his last show.
A Career in Other Ventures
Additionally, working as a radio personality, he has as well served as a professor at Saint Joseph’s University. Furthermore, he launched his first off-air business entityMikeMiss Ventures in June 2021. Besides, the business entity focuses on his interests outside of sports radio. Moreover, he launched “MikeMiss: The EveryDay Cook” show based on his longtime passion for food and cooking and began “Behind the Mic”. Additionally, he announced plans to release a children’s book called “Shima the Shiba”.
Mike Missanell Education
Missanell earned his education at Pennsylvania State University. Additionally, he played college baseball as a second baseman for the Penn State Nittany Lions. Furthermore, he graduated from Penn State in 1977, and in 1968 graduated from Widener University Delaware Law School.
Mike Missanell Net Worth| Salary
Missanell has an approximated net worth of $5 million. Besides, he has an estimated salary of $72 thousand.