When you genuinely love what you do, even the rarest and unconventional avowal can help you to grab success. Such is the story of TV personality Mike Wolfe who never ceased to follow his childhood passion for collecting junk materials. He has garnered success and has become an owner of the company Restorations which restores and resells old light fixtures. He is also best known for his appearance on A&E Networks series American Pickers.
Married In Tennessee, Has Daughter With Wife
Mike Wolfe is married to Jodi Faeth since 2012. The couple tied the knot on 8 September 2012 in Leiper's Fork, Tennessee, gracing the ceremony with a theme ‘Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?’. Among the guests, their seven-month-old cute little daughter, Charlie Faeth witnessed her parents exchanging the wedding vows.
Mike Wolfe and Jodi Faeth with their daughter Charlie Faeth on 8 September 2012 (Photo: karenrogers.com)
Charlie was born seven months before her parents' wedding that took place on 30 January 2012. Along with professional duties, Mike and his wife Jodi are fulfilling their parental responsibility and is determined to provide their six-year-old daughter with a better upbringing. Mike and his wife Jodi are together since 2000. The couple is relishing their 18-year of togetherness and has maintained a sound relation between them.
Falsified Gay Rumors With Partner Frank Fritz
Mike was rumored to be in a gay relationship with his partner Frank Fritz. The rumors started to brew after they were spotted in several occasions and spent a whole year together following antiques on American Pickers. The rumored gay couples also proudly stated that the pickers didn't necessarily compete for profits when queried about the competition.
However, Mike falsified all the gay rumors by fulfilling his parental duties over his daughter Charlie with wife Jodi. The TV personality also proved that their gay-rumors were baseless and false.
What Is Mike Wolfer's Net Worth?
Mike Wolfe has an estimated net worth of $4 to $7 million as an American television personality. During his stint on A&E Networks series American Pickers, he received a decent salary of $500 thousand per season. His income sources also contribute the factor as an author who had $2 million in contracts with his sole proprietary stores and business.
The TV personality is one of the creators of the hit television show, ‘American Pickers’ which aired on the History Channel and A&E Networks. The American show premiered on 2011 and followed the antique pickers Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz. Together, the duo traveled around the United States to pick and buy items for resale and their 'personal collections.' Along with Mike and Drank, co-stars like Danielle Colby, Lauren Wray, Dave Ohrt and Mike’s brother, Robbie Wolfe made the recurring appearances on the show. He has also authored some books named ‘Kid Pickers,' ‘Art of the Pick,' ‘Debt Advice Handbook’ and ‘Debt Advice.'
Born In Poor Family, Raised By Single Mother Alongside Two Siblings
The creator of American Pickers was born in the poor family. As a child, Mike began collecting material from waste sites due to his family's 'impoverished financial' situation. He grew up alongside two siblings, Robbie and Beth. His brother Robbie has appeared on several episodes of American Pickers alongside him and Frank Ritz.
Mike's mother, Rita Wolfe was a deterministic and robust woman to raise her three children as a single mother under the severe conditions. The longtime music lover once found a bike and rode it until someone offered him $5, which he pleasantly accepted. Later, he opened a bicycle store from 1989-2000 and began running an ‘Antique Archeology’ shop in LeClaire, Iowa.
Mike Wolfe was born on 11 June 1964 in Joliet, United States. The American celebrity belongs to white ethnicity and posses an incredible height of 1.63 m (6') along with bold personality. As per wiki, he is a longtime music lover and has co-produced an album Music to Pick By consisting mix compilations of legendary Nashville producer Brian Ahern.