Michael Kay Biography
Michael Kay was born Michael Neil Kay. Kay is an American sports broadcaster who is the television play-by-play broadcaster of the New York Yankees as well as a host of CenterStage on the YES Network, and also the host of The Michael Kay Show heard on WEPN-FM in NYC (which started being simulcast on the YES Network in February 2014) and simulcast on ESPN Xtra on XM Satellite Radio.
Michael Kay Age: Birthday
Michael is 61 years old as of 2022. Kay was born on 2nd February 1961 in The Bronx, NY, United States of America. In addition, Kay does celebrate his birthday on the 2nd of February every year.
Michael Kay Height: Measurements
Michael stands at an average estimated height of 6 feet 4 inches ( approx. 193 centimeters). However, information regarding his exact weight and other body measurements is currently under review. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is out.
Michael Kay Family: Parents and Siblings
Kay was born in The Bronx, NY and he is the nephew of actor Danny Aiello Known for his roles in movies like The Godfather: Part II, Moonstruck, and The Front. Kay was brought up along with his brother Kay’s children and a sister named Debbie Kay.
Michael Kay Wife: Married
Michael is married and committed to his wife Jodi Applegate who is a television journalist. The couples exchanged their wedding vows on February 12, 2011. The duo has 2 children: a daughter, Caledonia Rose, born January 5, 2013, and a son, Charlie Applegate, born November 12, 2014. Kay and his family live in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Michael Kay Education
Michael obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Fordham University. Kay started reporting as a youth at the Bronx High School of Science and later at Fordham University for WFUV.
Michael Kay Show: Show Podcast
In 2002, Michael started hosting a drive-time show on WEPN. Michael Kays Show is currently co-hosted by Don La Greca and Peter Rosenberg. That same year, Kay has also hosted the Yes Network’s CentreStage a sports and entertainment interview-format show. During past baseball seasons, Michael rapidly broadcast live from the vicinity of the stadium that the Yankees were playing in that evening. This is no longer the case.
When Michael is on the air for the end of his show, he usually signs off with the following: “In the words of Joel Billy, life is a series of hellos and goodbyes, and I’m afraid it’s time for goodbye again,” before promoting the following show. Michael opened his 1st ever simulcast on the YES Network on 3rd February 2014, by dumping a bottle of Diet Coke into the garbage, a move meant to poke fun of the channel’s former occupant Mike Francesa. The canned action was widely criticized.
Іn 1982 іѕ whеn Michael bеgаn hіѕ career, wіth thе Nеw Yоrk Роѕt, Kay wаѕ а gеnеrаl аѕѕіgnmеnt wrіtеr, mоѕtlу wіth ѕроrtѕ аѕѕіgnmеntѕ tо соllеgе bаѕkеtbаll, thе Nеw Јеrѕеу Nеtѕ and thе Nаtіоnаl Ваѕkеtbаll Аѕѕосіаtіо. Michael gоt thе Yаnkееѕ` bеаt wrіtіng аѕѕіgnmеnt in 1987. Тwо уеаrѕ lаtеr, Michael quit thе роѕіtіоn fоr thе Dаіlу Nеwѕ, but ѕtіll wоrkіng рrіmаrіlу оn thе Yаnkееѕ. Іn 1989, Michael аlѕо worked аѕ thе Маdіѕоn Ѕquаrе Gаrdеn Nеtwоrk Yаnkее rероrtеr.
Michael Kay Illness
On 3rd July 2019, Michael announced that he would undergo vocal cord surgery, keeping him out of the broadcasting booth from early July until late August. Michael returned to the booth on 17th August and returned to his radio show on 26th August.
Michael Kay Salary and Net Worth
Kay receives an estimated salary ranging between $1Million- $2.5 Million per year. Furthermore, Michael has amassed a good fortune hence has an estimated net worth ranging between $ 1.5 Million and $5 million.
Michael Kay Instagram: Twitter
Kay has become quite popular on social media platforms considerably on Instagram and Twitter while you can also find his on Facebook. Kay’s official Instagram page is @themichaelkay which has over 20k Followers, Facebook and his Twitter page are @RealMichaelKay.