Michael Kay Salary and Net Worth – Yankees Paid Him More Than Million Dollar Wages Per Year

Published Date   10th Sep. 2018, 18:09 pm Binesh Shrestha
Michael Kay Salary and Net Worth – Yankees Paid Him More Than Million Dollar Wages Per YearMichael Kay reporting on the field

The Radio Talk Show Host, Michael Kay has an outstanding Net Worth of $3 million as of 2018. Michael’s Net Worth is amassed from his career as a New York Yankees Play by Play broadcaster.

Michael Kay gained popularity for one of his contract held between Newyork Yankees and him for being their voice for three years. As Per New York Post, Michael was paid more than $1 million for 1 season. He was the highest paid baseball Announcer that season even more than Luis SeverinoGary Sanchez or Aaron Judge. 

Michael Kay Net Worth and Salary

The 57 years old, Michael Kay has a huge Net worth of $3 million to date. His humorous articulation over radio and television shows has garnered him so many followers. Right now, he hosts a talk show at ESPN Network, The Michael Kay Show which is a chartbuster show on radio.

As per Payscale, the average salary of ESPN Talk Show Radio hosts is around $53000 annually. However, with a further study about Michael popularity and experience in broadcasting career, it is assumed that he may be earning a salary of $80000 annually.

Michael Kay with wife Jodi Applegate

Michael and His Wife Jodi Applegate enjoying at a party.
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Michael Kay is married to a TV Journalist of NBC sports, Jodi Applegate on February 12, 2013. The couple has two children, daughter Caledonia Rose(2013) and son Charles Applegate Kay(2014). Michael is living a lavish lifestyle with his wife and children in a beautiful house.

Career And Achievements

The New York City-born, Michael Kay started his broadcasting career in 1982 as a General Assignment Writer. Consequently, he began working for Daily News and also served as Yankee Reporter at MSG Network in 1989. He won the title of NewYork Emmy for Outstanding Live Sports Coverage(1998) by MSG Network.

Throughout his successful career, Michael has been the best in Yankees as Play by Play Broadcaster, Yes Network as Host of Centerstage and The Michael Kay Show as Host. Moreover, he also co-hosted a show named Sports Talk with John Sterling and Michael Kay on WABC Radio.

Michael Kay at his studio

Michael Kay reporting on his Radio talk show “The Michael Kay Show”.
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Michael has completed his graduation from Fordham University in Bachelor of Arts in Communication. Before that, he was at Bronx High School of Science for his prior high school education.

Michael has won various awards in Broadcasting world with his immense work and dedication. He was successfully able to hold Dick Young Award for his contribution in Sports Media by the New York Pro Baseball Scouts.

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