Currently an announcer of ESPN’s Monday Night Football, Michael Todd “Mike” Tirico was born on 13 December 1966 and grew in Queens, New York.
Tirico attended Bayside High School and graduated from Syracuse University. He started his career in Syracuse as a sports director and CBS affiliated WTVH-TV and play by play voice for Super Sport Network, Cook Cable Vision for Syracuse University basketball, football and volleyball matches. It was during his undergraduate year in Syracuse University. He associated with ESPN in 1991, after the network debut where he served as a Sportscaster anchor. His versatile nature guaranteed him his first place as host on The NBA on ESPN Radio. He hostedThe NFL in 1993 for three years and was the winner of 1995 New York Festival Gold World Medal. He was the regular anchor of All-Star Weekend and The NBA Draft. He is very much adored person for his presentation of Thursday night college football package during 2006 and college basketball coverage during early 2000s. He anchored many other shows and also the 2009 US Open (tennis). His career on radio also flourished as did his TV career. He used to host on the WAER radio at the beginning and was heard hosting The Mike Tirico show on ESPN radio during 2004. The name of the show was changed after his co-host as The Scott Van belt Show after Tirico left. He collaborated with various people for his program. He paired with Tim Brant, Terry Bowdem , Mike Gottfried , Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso and David Norrie during the college football. This talented guy also had worked with many other media person for NBA coverage, PGA coverage. He also appeared asa guest host for ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption.
This man of black ethnicity is married to Debbie Tirico and has two children with her. He has been residing in Ann Arbor, Michigan with his wife and children since 1999.
His tenure in ESPN has not been free of scandal. Described in two books by different writers, Tirico was said to be stalking upon female co worker and was also suspended fromwork for three months I 1992. His controversial issue of sexual harassment also added him extra point for his publicity. Earning annual salary of four hundred thousand dollar, this man is the networth of $3 million at present. Admired for his binding anchoring and presentation skill, Mike Tirico is highly followed in twitter and read in wiki.