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Michael Kay Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Wed Dec, 2015
Michael Kay

Facts of Michael Kay

Date of Birth: 1961 , February-2
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Name Michael Kay
Birth Name Albert Lincoln "Al" Roker, Jr
Nationality American
Birth Place/City The Bronx, New York City
Ethnicity White
Profession Broadcaster
Working For ESPN
Net Worth 3 million dollar
Body Measurements 37-25-35
Weight in KG 84 KG
Married Yes
Married to Jodi Applegate
Children Caledonia Rose Kay
Divorce Not Yet
Education Fordham University
Awards PaekSang Arts Award for Most Popular Female in Television
Siblings Christopher Roker
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Boyfriend N/A
Movies Full House
TV Show Today (since 1952)
Religion Roman Catholic
Online Presence Facebook,Wiki,Twitter,Instagram
Father Albert Lincoln Roker, Sr.
Mother Isabel Roker
Famous for Journalist

Quick Timeline of Michael Kay

1961 Born in The Bronx, New York City, New York
1982 Began working at New York Post
1989 Joined Daily News
2002 Became television play-by-play announcer for New York Yankees
2011 Married to Jodi Applegate
2013 First child, Caledonia Rose
2014 Second child, Charles Applegate
2007 Won New York Emmy Awards
1995 Won Dick Young Award
2000 Won Radio Awards

Detail Timeline of Michael Kay

February 2 , 1961

Born in The Bronx, New York City, New York

Born as Michael Neil Kay in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States of America to Rose Kay, Kay gained his formal education from Bronx High School of Science where he also reported as a youth. He is an American and is of white ethnicity.

1982

Began working at New York Post

After completing his high school graduation from Bronx High School of Science, Kay joined Fordham University and he also earned his Bachelor of Arts in communications some years later. He then began his career as a general assignment writer from 1982 at New York Post.

1989

Joined Daily News

Kay began his professional career as a general assignment writer and his writings were mainly related to sports. Few years later, he became the Yankees' beat writing assignment.  At the end of 1980s, he joined Daily News.

2002

Became television play-by-play announcer for New York Yankees

After spending two decades as a sports writer and talk show host and announcer, Kay became television play-by-play announcer for New York Yankees in 2002. He has been serving YES Network in this post since then.

February 12 , 2011

Married to Jodi Applegate

On 12th of February 2011, Kay got married to Jodi Applegate. Jodi Applegate is also a broadcast journalist from United States and she is known for being the anchor at MSNBC and NBC News. They are still together. 

January 5 , 2013

First child, Caledonia Rose

He became father for the first time in his life and that was in 2013. After being married with broadcast journalist Jodi Applegate, they welcomed their first child together on 5th of January and that time it was a baby girl and they named her Caledonia Rose. 

November 12 , 2014

Second child, Charles Applegate

He also became father for the second time in his life and that was at the end of 2014. He and his sweet wife, Jodi Applegate welcomed their second child together on 12th of November and that time it was a son and they named him Charles Applegate. 

2007

Won New York Emmy Awards

 New York Emmy Awards is also one of the prestigious awards. He has also been honored with this award once and that was in 2007. That year, he got nominated in this award from two different nominations but he won this award from only one category.

1995

Won Dick Young Award

Till now, he has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won several of them. In 1995, he got his first major award nomination and that was in Dick Young Award. He won this award for Excellence in Sports Media.

2000

Won Radio Awards

Michael Kay is also one of the popular names in the radio and he has been hosting several radio shows since a long time. In 2000, he was honored with Radio Awards. He won this award for for Best Sports Reporter of the year.

Content

On 12th of February 2011, Kay got married to Jodi Applegate. Jodi Applegate is also a broadcast journalist from United States and she is known for being the anchor at MSNBC and NBC News. As a loving spouse they have already welcomed two children together. Besides this married life he is not involved in any kind of extra affairs.

After completing his high school graduation from Bronx High School of Science, Kay joined Fordham University and he also earned his Bachelor of Arts in communications some years later. He then began his career as a general assignment writer from 1982 at New York Post. At the end of 1980s, he joined Daily News. That year, he also began working as a reporter at Madison Square Garden Network. His net worth is said to be around $3 million dollars.