Michael J. Knowles

Michael J. Knowles

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Updated On June 15, 2022

Michael J. Knowles is a conservative political analyst who hosts “The Michael Knowles Show”. Michael J. Knowles is also an actor, novelist, and contributor to the Daily Wire. In addition, he and Ted Cruz co-host the show Verdict.

Early Life

Michael J. Knowles was born in Bedford Hills, New York, United States, on March 18, 1990. As of now, he is 32 years old. He is of Italian ancestry. His full name is Michael John Knowles. His Catholic faith was instilled in him by his family. He was born into a strict Catholic family and was baptized within days after his birth. He also went to the ‘Confraternity of Christian Doctrine classes.

Notwithstanding this, he always has doubted his faith, and as he grew older, he became an atheist, much to his parent’s dismay. His mother, on the other hand, thought his atheism would be a passing phase and persuaded him to choose the name “Thomas”. Michael had been skeptical of his atheistic convictions as well. As a result, he took the name.

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Caption: Michael Knowles childhood picture. Source: Instagram.


Michael succeeded in the classroom. He, on the other hand, has desired to be an actor since he was a child. He decided to pursue professional acting training after participating in a few school productions.

Michael began his acting career at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. Knowles majored in history at Yale University for his undergraduate studies. He had previously appeared in the “Never Do Business with Friends” and “Survived” web series. It was before he received his Yale University diploma.

Likewise, he even received training at Wynn Handman’s acting class in New York City. He later relocated to Los Angeles, where he appeared in the television series “Blend In” and the television film “I’m Back!” Knowles also lent his voice to the audiobook Another Kingdom.


Acting career

Michael was educated in acting by Wynn Handman at his acting studio in New York City after graduating from “Yale University”. In the early 2010s, he also appeared in two low-budget online series ‘Survive’ and ‘Never do Business with Friends’. Michael traveled to Los Angeles to audition for parts in films and television after leaving the New York theatre scene. He played major roles in short films like ‘House of Shades’, ‘Triangle’, and ‘Operation Elephant Ears’ towards the beginning of his career.

Michael Knowles made his television debut in 2014 with the series Tales of Light and Dark. Michael however, have a minor role (‘Eric’) in one of the show’s episodes, ‘Geokilling’. He starred in two additional small roles in the programs ‘Denver Mullet in New York City’ and ‘The Knick’ the following year. He proceeded to appear in short films such as ‘Fuck You from LA’ and ‘The Hopping Dead’ in the absence of a strong role.

Michael Knowles has s supporting role in two TV movies in 2016: ‘Life Coach’ and ‘Blend In’. In 2017, he collaborated with noted author and novelist Andrew Klavan on ‘Another Kingdom’, a narrative podcast and audiobook that received unparalleled critical and commercial acclaim. It went on and become one of the most famous art audiobooks in the country, with two further seasons ordered.

He made his feature film debut in 2017, in the film ‘The Outdoorsman’, in which he played a modest role as a medical researcher. The next year, he had a brief part in the crime drama ‘Clipped Wings, They Do Fly’. Later, he appeared in the sports drama ‘The Savant’. He had minor roles in the documentary ‘No safe Spaces’ and the feature film ‘American Criminal’ in 2019.

Author and Political Commentator

Because of his anti-liberal political attitude, Michael Klavan was granted a guest spot on the right-wing news program ‘The Daily Wire’. ‘Reasons to Vote for Democrats: A Comprehensive Guide’ was published in 2017.

It was a satirical novel attacking liberals and the United States ‘Democratic Party. On ‘Amazon.com’, the book became extremely popular, with conservative Americans applauding the move and purchasing massive quantities of the book.

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Caption: Michael Knowles as a guest speaker. Source: Instagram

Net worth

By 2022, Michael Knowles will have amassed a net worth of approximately $1.5 million. As a podcaster, he earns roughly $100,000 each year.

Relationship status

Michael is a husband and father. In 2018, he married Alissa Mahler, his longtime girlfriend. Michael seemed to be having a wonderful time with his wife right now. In a response to a woman on January 10, 2020, Michael stated that he is married and has far more regard for women than feminism. He responded to a woman on Twitter who remarked that no woman wants a misogynist like him.

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Caption: Michael Knowles and his wife share a happy moment. Source: Instagram.



Michael, a right-wing newscaster, branded Greta Thunberg a mentally sick Swedish youngster on ‘Fox News’ in 2019. In the same year, he outraged LGBT advocates by giving a speech titled “Men Are Not Women” criticizing the transgender population. Gerard Dabu, a transgender activist sprayed him with a substance that turned out to be lavender oil, a symbol of transgender unity.

In 2016, he also appeared in a Ted Cruz presidential campaign television commercial. He worked on the podcast ‘Verdict with Ted Cruz’ with Ted Cruz in early 2020 and made harsh remarks against Barack Obama.

Body measurement and Social Media

He stands a tall height of 172 cm (5  feet 8 inches) tall. Likewise, he weighs around 66 kg in Kilograms or 145 lbs in Pounds. Moreover, he has black hair color and dark brown color eyes.

As a host of The Michael Knowles Show, Knowles is quite popular among people.  Michael has almost 259k followers on his Instagram where he posts his day-to-day life stories and pictures. And 748k followers on his Twitter.


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