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Does Mike Rowe Have a Wife? What’s His Net Worth?

Does Mike Rowe Have a Wife? What’s His Net Worth?

Facts of Mike Rowe

Full Name: Mike Rowe
Birth Date: March 18, 1952
Age: 69 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Actor, TV Host
Country: United States
Horoscope: Pisces
Net Worth$30 million
Birth PlaceBaltimore, Maryland
EducationOverlea High School
FatherJohn Rowe
MotherPeggy Rowe
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American television personality, Mike Rowe came to the spotlight from work on the Discovery Channel series Dirty Jobs. Also, he featured in the series Somebody’s Gotta Do It which is originally developed for CNN.

How Old is Mike Rowe?

58 years old Mike Rowe was born on 18 March 1952, in Baltimore, Maryland. By nationality, Mike is of American citizenship and has white ethnicity. His birth name is Michael Gregory Rowe. Peggy Rowe is the name of his mother and John Rowe is the name of his father. He was born into a family of teachers with both of his parents having careers in the academy.

Childhood photo of Mike Rowe
Caption: Childhood photo of Mike Rowe (Photo: Timetoast)

He studied at Overlea High School and matriculated in 1980 during which time he performed in theatre and the choir, excelling in both. After that, he went to Essex Community College with a strong interest in performing but later transferred to Towson University, completing a degree in communication studies in 1985.

What is the Net Worth of Mike Rowe?

Mike Rowe has earned a decent sum of money from his career. He has an estimated net worth of around $30 million. The primary source of his income is as a TV host, writer, narrator, producer, actor, and spokesman.

Mike Rowe posing with a car
Caption: Mike Rowe posing with a car (Photo: Autoguide)

He has earned lots of income for hosting the aforementioned series. He earns around $5 – $10 million per year from his television endeavors and endorsements.

 Is Mike Rowe Married?

Mike Rowe is unmarried. His current relationship status is single. There is no rumor that he is dating any woman right now. Rowe has only been linked to two women only. They are Danielle Burgio and Sandy Dotson. He keeps his personal life very private. From his career, he was linked to Danielle Burgio who is an American actress and stuntwoman. She played Trinity’s fight double in The Matrix. They do not confirm in the public about their relationship. So, it is hard to say that they were in a relationship.

Mike Rowe with Danielle Burgio
Caption: Mike Rowe with Danielle Burgio (Photo: Celebtattler)

After Danielle, Mike was linked to Sandy Dotson who is an executive at a data management company. In one of his rare interviews, Mike stated that he was in a romantic relationship with an understanding woman from San Francisco. She was non-other than Sandy Dotson.


  • Mike Rowe begin his professional career with the Baltimore Opera. He is also an accomplished voice-over artist.
  • He made his debut with The Most in 2000. Mike is a former opera singer and has appeared in a range of commercials also.
  • After completing his studies he started hosting various TV shows.
  • His first hosting job was for Your New Home, which aired on WJZ-TV. It ran for around 15 years.
Mike Rowe posing for a magazine cover
Caption: Mike Rowe posing for a magazine cover (Photo: Pinterest)
  • After that, he landed a gig as a host for a CD-ROM trivia game in the year 1990.
  • In 2002 he also hosted the Worst-Case Scenarios series which ran for 13 episodes.
  • Then he booked a job as a host for a home-shopping channel called QVC. He did not take this role seriously at all.
  • Mike also hosted an instructional guide for a satellite TV service.
  • In San Diego, the second more significant – a hosting gig with KPIX-TV  led to a news segment called “Somebody’s Gotta Do It” which is originally developed for CNN.
  • This format had been followed on Discovery Channel.
 Mike Rowe photo in the Dirty Job collection series
Caption: Mike Rowe photo in the Dirty Job collection series (Photo: Amazon)
  • But the show was initially canceled by CNN after three seasons and was picked up again by TBN in the year 2018.
  • Apart from his hosting career, he is also well-known as a narrator.
  • He has played the role in many shows including American Chopper, American Hot Rod, Ghost Lab, Wild Pacific, and Deadliest Catch as well.
  • Some of the other famous shows are Ghost Hunters and How the Universe Works.
  • Similarly, he also joined as the narrator in an American paranormal reality television show called “Ghost Hunters” where he served for six years.
  • Then he hosted a podcast named ‘The Way I Heard It with Nike Rowe’ with Red Seat Ventures.