Who is Mike Greenberg?
Mike Greenberg is one of the best broadcasters in the United States. Since 2018, he has served as the host of ESPN’s morning show Get Up and NBA Countdown. Get Up is an ESPN weekday morning conversation show that revolves around American football.
In this program, invited guests and hosts provide news, commentary, and insight. For those who don’t know, Dan Graziano is the one who regularly fills in for Greenberg. Before landing this big role, Mike co-hosted the famous Mike & Mike radio show alongside Mike Golic but he stepped down in November 2017 after 1½ years.
Mike Greenberg is a Native of New York
Greenberg is 56 years old as of 2023. He was born on August 6, 1967, in New York, United States.
Mike Greenberg Education
Greenberg completed his high school studies at Stuyvesant High School in 1985. He later enrolled at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and completed his college studies in 1989.
Mike Greenberg Height
Greenberg stands at an average height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 m).
Mike Greenberg Wife
Mike married his wife, Stacy Greenberg in 1997. Stacy is a businesswoman of Jewish heritage just like her husband. They have two children together; a daughter named Nicole Greenberg who was born in September 2000 and a daughter named Stephen Greenberg who was born in December 2002.
Mike Greenberg Career
Greenberg joined ESPN in September 1996 and he started working as an anchor not long after the launch of ESPNEWS. He also anchored SportsCenter for several years as well as the iconic Mike & Mike which aired for the first time in January 2000.
In October 2021, Mike was chosen to serve as the next presenter of NBA Countdown, a popular NBA pregame show on ESPN and ABC. For a very long time, it was expected that Mike would host “Greeny” at ESPN Radio, which he did effective in August 2020.
The show, which airs from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET, offers his own, enhanced perspective on a few of the hot topics from that morning’s Get Up.
Before joining ESPN and establishing a unique reputation, Greenberg was a reporter for SportsChannel Chicago. He also worked as a sports anchor/reporter for the regional cable news network CLTV in Chicago.
His career prior to joining ESPN was a foundation for gaining enough experience that is necessary for his career. According to his résumé, he worked as a talk show host and reporter for Chicago’s WSCR-Radio, covering events like the World Series and the Super Bowl.
How much does Mike Greenberg make a year?
Mike earns a whooping salary of $6.5 million on an annual basis. He signed a deal to host Get Up, a deal that also increased his fortune. Mike has a staggering net worth of $28 million.
He has built his wealth from his career as a television anchor, television show host, and radio show host. Mike is also an author, and his novels have contributed greatly to his earnings.
What happened to Mike and Mike?
Mike & Mike was broadcast on every ESPN-affiliated radio station and was simulcast on TV from 2004 to 2017. It was initially aired on ESPNEWS, then ESPN2, which helped them create a huge fan base in markets of all sizes. Their stint ended in 2017 when Greenberg switched to television to host Get Up, which is still on the air.