Mike Jerrick Net Worth, Early Life, Education, Professional Career Highlights, Politics and Suspension

Published Date   27th Aug. 2017, 23:50 pm
Mike Jerrick Net Worth, Early Life, Education, Professional Career Highlights, Politics and Suspension
Quick Info
Birth Name: Michael Eugene Joseph
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $2 million

Former co-host of The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet, Mike Jerrick net worth increased as he became one of the most remarkable news anchors and television personalities.


Born in 1950, Mike Jerrick is a news anchor and television show host. He gained prominence as he formerly co-hosted the morning program The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet along with Juliet Huddy. The program ran from January 2007 till June 2009. Similarly, Mike Jerrick net worth rose as he co-hosted popular show Fox & Friends on Fox News Channel. Currently, he co-hosts Good Day Philadelphia on WTXF.

Early Life and Background

Mike Jerrick was born Michael Eugene Joseph Jerrick on July 3, 1950 in Wichita, Kansas in the United States of America. Therefore, he holds an American citizenship. He is currently 67 years old as of 2017.

Talking about education, Mike Jerrick attended Chaplain Kapaun Memorial High School in Wichita. The school has now merged and become Kapaun Mount Carmel Catholic High School. He graduated from the University of Kansas with Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism.

Professional Career Highlights

Jerrick started off his career from WIBW-TV in Kansas. He had the boyish looks and charismatic personality. These qualities helped Jerrick to fetch attention of significant people in the industry. Therefore, Mike Jerrick net worth heightened soon as he got a job as a producer in WNYW, New York. Later, he turned into the host.

Afterwards, he moved to San Francisco and joined KPIX-TV. During mid-1980s, he served for the USA Network where he co-hosted afternoon talk show Alive and Well. Similarly, he went to work for HBO’s World Entertainment Report.

Further, he went to the Sci-Fi Channel where he hosted Sci-Fi Buzz and then What’s News on America’s Talking. Mike Jerrick net worth hiked as he got into CNBC and hosted America after Hours. However, he did not serve CNBC for long thereby moving to WTFX.

While he was at WTFX, he served as the host of Good Day Philadelphia prior to the time he joined Fox News Channel in 2002. However, he returned to Philadelphia after his daytime talk show The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet was cancelled.

Currently, he serves as the co-host of Fox 29’s Good Day Philadelphia. In addition, he occasionally serves as a substitute on Fox & Friends Weekend.

Political Involvement and Candidacy

Apart from being a television personality, Mike Jerrick net worth and recognition rose as he gave the candidacy for the position of Mayor of Philadelphia in 2015. He announced his candidacy for 2015 election on April 1, 2015 through Good Day Philadelphia.

As a result of this announcement, Mike Jerrick received a number of supportive messages. However, he later revealed that the announcement made on April 1 was to fool people and an April Fools’ Joke rather than a serious announcement.

Suspension from Fox 29

In January 2017, Fox 29 management suspended Jerrick for a week. It was during the time he was co-hosting with Alex Holley and guests about Trump advisor Kellyann Conway’s ‘alternative facts’ claim.

In the show, he asserted that she was ‘good at bullshit’. His co-host, Holley immediately responded “We’re sorry for that”. Jerrick also apologized for his words. However, the management suspended him claiming that he was offensive.

A week later on January 30th, Jerrick returned to the show and apologized to Holley and viewers. The viewers, however, had shown support for Jerrick through social media when he was absent from the program.

Salary and Net Worth

The television anchor known best for his shows in Fox 29 and Fox & Friends, Mike Jerrick net worth is $2 million. He marked his prominence through the early age with his charismatic personality and on-screen easygoing attitude.

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