Published Date   10th Feb. 2017, 10:19 am  Update Date: April 4th, 2017  05:20 am
Quick Info
Birth Name: Michael Neil Kay
Date of Birth: 02/02/1961
Age: 60 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $3 million
Qualification: Bachelor of Arts in communications

Michael Kay salary has been accumulated from his work in various networks like ESPN and YES Network. Michael Kay Show on WEPN-FM has gained wide fame over the time. Kay’s work as a baseball play-by-play announcer, interviewer, radio sports talk show host and a journalist has been triumphant. The Emmy award winner, Michael Kay is also known best through his notable calls in various games.


Michael Kay is a prominent sports broadcaster who has gained wide recognition for his work on ESPN and Yes Network. Michael Kay Show has also given him huge name and fame till date. Michael Kay Salary is known to have been accumulated from his various announcing and broadcasting career in radio and TV. The details of Michael Kay wife, salary, twitter, show, and more can be found on several social media sites that are continuously observed by his fans all round the world. Michael Kay twitter account has details of his day to day life.


Michael Neil Kay was born on February 2, 1961 in Bronx, New York. Michael Kay is the nephew of actor Danny Aiello. Michael spent most of his childhood days in New York City. Kay is of American nationality and white ethnicity.

Early Life & Childhood

Michael Kay went on to attend Bronx High School of Science. He had already begun his career while at Bronx. Kay then went on to attend Fordham University. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in communications. While in Fordham he began working for WFUV.

Net worth & Career

Michael Kay began his work in the field of journalism for the New York Post in 1982. He was a general assignment writer. He wrote about college basketball, NBA, and New Jersey Nets. He then began working for the Daily News in 1989. He has also been noted for his work as a locker room reporter for the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden Network. He was also a contributor at MSG SportsDesk.

Kay then began his announcing career for WABC. He was a co-host at the nightly radio show, Sports Talk with John Sterling and Michael Kay. In the year 1992, Kay began hosting his show on WABC. He also worked as a reporter for ABC radio and on WABC-TV as a fill-in sports reporter. He has also hosted Yankee Talk during the baseball season. He then began hosting 1050 ESPN Radio for ESPN network. Soon, Kay began working for YES Network as a play-by-play announcer. Kay has also been a play-by-play commentary for Nintendo 64’s All-Star Baseball. For ESPN Radio, Kay has called the 2008 NLDS, 2013 ALDS, and 2016 ALDS.

Kay went on to host a drive-time talk show on WEPN in 2002. Kay has also been credited for hosting YES Network’s CenterStage. He has also hosted New York Baseball Tonight. Kay is best known for his show, The Michael Kay Show.

Michael Kay salary has been accumulated from his show, Michael Kay Show. Michael Kay salary is a result of his huge net worth of $ 3 million. Michael Kay salary has been high and rising from his remarkable work in the field of sports journalism. Michael Kay salary has been arising from his work for networks like ESPN, and YES Network.

Girlfriend, Boyfriend, Spouse

Michael Kay is a married man. Michael Kay wife, Jodi Applegate is a TV journalist. The couple married on 12th February, 2011 and has been together since. Together, the couple gave birth to two children named Caledonia Rose who was born on 5th January 2013, and Charles Applegate born on 12th November, 2014. Till date there have been no rumors about extra marital affairs or divorce.

Awards & recognition

Michael Kay has been awarded and been honored many times for is exceptional career in journalism. Kay has been nominated the Emmy award many times throughout his career span in sports broadcasting. He was nominated for many New York Emmy Awards while he was working with YES Network. He won a New York Emmy Award for his work with the NYY broadcast: New York Yankees Baseball “Manny vs. NY – Yankees/Red Sox- 5/24/06 while he was working for YES Network. Furthermore, he has also won an Emmy for Outstanding Live Sports CoverageSeries in 1998 and an Emmys for Outstanding Live Sports Coverage—Single Program. He is also the recipient of the Dick Young Award for Excellence in Sports Media by the New York Pro Baseball Scouts. Kay has also received New York Metro Achievement in Radio Awards for Best Sports Reporter.

Michael Kay show has gained wide attention from his audience who love and praise him. Michael Kay twitter account has details of his triumphant career and his day to day events. The bio of the eminent and respected, Michael Kay can be found on various social media sites like Wikipedia, Twitter, Facebook, and more.

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