Michael Neil Kay is very famous for his announcer in the baseball game play-by-play broadcaster of the New York Yankees. He is also a journalist, amusing interviewer and even a radio host on the sports talk show. With the outstanding performance and his capabilities, Michael not only garnered his place in media and broadcasting career but also won several awards and honors along with immense successes and fortunes.
Michael's Net Worth And Career
Michael Neil Kay earned a real net worth for himself of 3 million dollars, i.e., he has a good salary too. He was also called radio podcast for an interview.
In the year 1982, he started his professional career with the New York Post. He began his career as the general assignment writer. In the year 1987, he received the Yankee’s beat writing an assignment. In the year 1989, he worked at the Madison Square Garden Network. In the year 2002, he started hosting a talk show on WEPN.
He got nominated for various New York Emmy Awards for his work with Yes Network In the year 2007 plus got appointed for both his highly rated interviews programs and his Yankees. He won one New York Emmy Awards for his Yankees. He won an Emmy for ‘Outstanding Live Sports Coverage’ series in the year 1998. He was also the member of the same team that won Emmys in the years 1996 and 1997 respectively. For his excellence in media and related to sports, Michael got honored with the Dick Young Award.
Michael's Married Life; Has Two Kids
Michael Neil Kay relishes a charming bond with his wife, Jodi Applegate Kay who is known as an actress portraying her role in various movies like The Bourne Legacy (2012), Limitless (2015) and A Pocket for Corduroy (1986). The couple reportedly dated for several months and got engaged in July 2010. Michael managed to give the gift of four-carat, emerald-cut diamond ring and both of them maintained the low-key information about their engagement.
The duo tied their wedding knot on 12th February 2011 at The Plaza and are now in the voyage of eight years of married life. The marriage ceremony was grand with about 350 guests including former Yankee greats such as Paul O’Neill, Tino Martinez, and Darryl Strawberry.
Michael Neil with his wife, Jodi Applegate and their children (Photo: Michael's Twitter)
In the course of their relationship of nearly one decade of married life, the couple is blessed with two children; daughter and a son. Back in November 2012, Michael's wife, Jodi Applegate announced her pregnancy and was expecting a baby soon. After a couple of months, she gave birth to her daughter, Caledonia Rose on 5th of January 2013. Similarly, Michael and his spouse welcomed their second kid, Charles Appelgate on 12 November 2014.
As of now, the couple lives rejoicing the happy moment with their kids and without any traces of their possible separation or divorce.
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Born in 1961, in Bronx, New York, the United States, Michael Neil Kay celebrates his birthday on 2 February. He belongs to the white ethnicity and holds an American nationality. He pursued his education from Bronx High School of Science and later completed his bachelor in Art in Communication from the University of Fordham.