Mike Adamle Profile, Wiki, Bio
Mike Adamle is an American sports anchor and reporter working at NBC 5 Chicago since he joined the team in 1977. Before joining NBC 5 Sports he was working as a reporter at ESPN2.
Mike Adamle Education
He attended Northwestern University and play football for the Wildcats. By the time he graduated in 1971, he had been team captain, All-American fullback, and Big Ten MVP his senior season (1970)
Mike Adamle NFL career
He played six years in the National Football League, two seasons each with three teams. Adamle was a fifth-round pick (120th overall) of the Kansas City Chiefs in the 1971 NFL Draft and later played for the New York Jets and Chicago Bears.
Mike Adamle Career / Mike Adamle NBC Sports
Adamle serves at NBC 5 Chicago as a Sports Anchor/Reporter. From 1971 to 1972, he was the fourth-round draft choice of the Kansas City Chiefs. Between (1973-74) he played for the New York Jets. His fans couldn’t be happier when he returned home to play with the Chicago Bears (1975-77). Adamle joined NBC Sports from 1977-83 where he hosted SportsWorld, co-hosted the network’s NFL pre-game show (1978-81), and three Super Bowls, and handled a variety of assignments. He was the sideline reporter for ABC Sports’ coverage of the USFL since 1984. Then he was the sports anchor/reporter for WLS-TV/Chicago from 1983 to 1989. Later he handled Wide World of Sports assignments for ABC Sports and he was a popular syndicated series from 1989-94, in which he hosted American Gladiators.
He also comes to NBC 5 Chicago from ESPN2 where he hosted a college football studio show each Saturday during the season beginning in 1996. later he also hosted The X Games late at night, along with the network’s Pro Beach Volleyball and World Special Olympics coverage and Destination Extreme programming. He then joined ESPN in 1994 as college football’s lead sideline reporter. Later he worked for the network in 1985 as an analyst for the United States Football League (USFL).
World Wrestling Entertainment (2008)
On January 27, 2008, at the Royal Rumble, he began working as an interviewer for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Adamle then worked on WWE Raw as an interviewer, often making mistakes with each onscreen appearance. During his debut, Adamle mistakenly referred to Jeff Hardy as “Jeff Harvey”. Adamle later became ECW’s play-by-play announcer on April 15, replacing Joey Styles. He continued to make frequent mistakes during his commentary duties on ECW, booker Paul Heyman with former ECW owner and former talent Lance Storm criticizing Adamle for them. On April 29, he left a broadcast of ECW before the main event match, and his partner Tazz was asked to do the same. This was worked into a storyline as WWE reported that he and Tazz may have left due to fan criticism of Adamle’s commentary. The following week, Adamle cut a promo apologizing for his actions.
Quick Facts About Adamle
|Age||72 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1million – $5 Million|
Mike Adamle Health
On February 7, 2017, He said Mike was diagnosed with dementia, and that his doctor saw signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Mike believes this and the past 19 years of epileptic seizures resulted from his concussions in football. Adamle officially retired from WMAQ-TV on March 24, 2017, at a send-off party with colleagues.
Mike Adamle Age, Birthday, Date Of Birth
He was born on October 4, 1949, in Euclid, Ohio, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 4 October every year. (He is aged age 72 years old as of 2021.)
Mike Adamle Height, measurements
Adamle stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches or (1.75 m) and weighs 197 lb or (89 kg).
Mike Adamle Family
Born in Euclid, Ohio, he grew up in Kent and graduated from Theodore Roosevelt High School in 1967. His father, Tony Adamle, also found some success with the Cleveland Browns in the 1940s and 1950s, then became a physician.
Mike Adamle Wife, married, children
He is married to Kim and the couple is blessed with four children Brad, Courtney, Alexandra, and Svetlana (adopted as a teenager from Ukraine), and three grandchildren. The couple lives in Evanston, Illinois.
Mike Adamle Salary
Being one of the top sports anchors and reporters for NBC 5 Sports, Mike earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Mike Adamle Net Worth
Adamle has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a sports anchor.
Mike Adamle NBC5 News
At NBC5 News Adamle works alongside;
- David Doebler – President and General Manager of NBC 5 / WMAQ
- Marion Brooks – Anchor/Reporter
- Mary Ann Ahern – Reporter
- Stefan Holt – Anchor/Reporter
- Carol Marin– Reporter
- Chris Hush – Reporter
- Phil Rogers – General Assignment Reporter
- Pete Sack – Meteorologist
- Alicia Roman – Meteorologist
- Andy Avalos – Meteorologist
- Brant Miller – Weather Forecaster
- Kye Martin – Morning Traffic Reporter
- Lisa Parker – Consumer Investigative Reporter