Al Michaels Net Worth
Al Michaels Net Worth and salary: Al Michaels is an American television broadcaster who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. Born November 12, 1944 in Brooklyn, New York, Al Michaels is perhaps best known for his years of calling play-by-play during National Football League games, including a nearly two-decade stint with Monday Night Football. Michaels' first job in television was with Chuck Barris Productions, choosing women to appear on The Dating Game. His first sportscasting job came in 1964, when he was hired to do public relations for the L.A. Lakers. He is also known for famous calls in other sports, including the Miracle on Ice at the 1980 Winter Olympics and the earthquake-interrupted Game 3 of the 1989 World Series. Michaels initially joined ABC as the back-up announcer on Monday Night Baseball in 1977. In 2005, it was announced that Monday Night Football would be moving from ABC to ESPN beginning with the 2006 season, and partner John Madden announced he would be joining NBC Sports, which had also acquired the rights to Sunday Night Football games. Michaels has won numerous awards during his career, including the Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality (Play-by-Play Host) five times, the National Sportscaster of the Year award from the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association three times (he was also inducted into their Hall of Fame in 1998) and Sportscaster of the Year once each from the American Sportscasters Association and the Washington Journalism Review. In 2004, Michaels was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 2013 he was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame. In 2013 he was given the Pete Rozelle Radio & Television Award, which is presented annually by the Pro Football Hall of Fame and recognizes long-time exceptional contributions to radio and television in professional football. Al's younger brother, David, is a television producer. David Michaels has also produced such programs as NBC's coverage of the Olympic Games, Triple Crown and Fox Sports Net's Beyond the Glory series. Controversially, Michaels was arrested and charged for driving under the influence on April 21, 2013 and was released after about five hours.
Al Michaels Salary
What is Al Michaels' salary? $6 million per year