Steve Garagiola Profile
Steve Garagiola is an American retired news anchor/reporter who is well known for having worked for WDIV-TV Local 4 in Detroit, Michigan. He joined the station in 1995 and retired in the year 2021.
Steve Garagiola Career
Garagiola serves at WDIV-TV as an anchor of WDIV-TV Local 4 News at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. and reports throughout the week based in the Detroit Metropolitan Area. On Wednesday, December 1, 2021, Garagiola announced his retirement in his official Facebook post. He said that his last day at WDIV would be on the 5th of December 2021. True to his words, Sunday, 5 December 2021 was his last day on WDIV. He retired from the station after over a 4-decade stint.
He began his career in sports, covering the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. When the bomb went off in Centennial Park, Steve became a news photographer, and when he returned home, he made the official transition to the news. Steve enjoys writing and cooking. He’s written an e-book about writing and his career in television news, as well as a novel and a cookbook.
He enjoys playing the piano and guitar and claims to be able to do so well enough to amuse himself, just not to put anyone else through it. Garagiola has been delivering content to Metro-Detroit residents as a feature writer and news anchor since 1996 when he transitioned from sports to news after covering the Summer Olympics in Atlanta. “We did 14 hours of live shots back to Detroit after the bomb went off in Centennial Park.
Prior to joining Local 4, Steve Garagiola was the host of his own daily sports show on PASS Sports, Michigan’s cable sports network. Prior to that, he worked as a sports reporter for KTSP-TV in Phoenix and WXYZ-TV in Detroit from 1980 to 1989.
Steve Garagiola Age
Garagiola was born in St. Louis, and grew up in New York, but has spent the bulk of his life in Metro Detroit. His age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore unknown how old Garagiola is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 60s.
Quick Facts About Steve Garagiola
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Steve Garagiola Height
Garagiola stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Steve Garagiola Family and children
Joe Garagiola, Steve’s father, was a familiar face on NBC for many years (Today Show and Baseball Game of the Week). His mother Audrie Garagiola did play the organ for the Cardinals at Busch Stadium, which he describes as “pretty cool.” He has two siblings whose identity is not revealed. His father died on Mar 23, 2016, at the age of 90. A funeral service was held in Garagiola’s hometown of St. Louis, and a local memorial in Arizona at a later date, the D-backs announced.
Steve Garagiola Wife
Information about Garagiola’s dating life is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Garagiola is engaged to someone or whether he is married. It is also not known if he has any children.
Steve Garagiola Salary
Being one of the top reporters for WDIV-TV, Detroit Metropolitan Area, Steve earned an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Steve Garagiola’s Net Worth
Garagiola has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $35Million which he has earned through his successful career as a reporter.
Steve Garagiola WDIV-TV
At WDIV-TV Garagiola worked alongside;
- Kimberly Gill
- Devin Scillian
- Rhonda Walker
- Evrod Cassimy
- Karen Drew
- Jason Colthorp
- Sandra Ali
- Priya Mann
- Grant Hermes
- Shawn Ley
- Kim DeGiulio
- Frank McGeorge
- Nick Monacelli
- Larry Spruill