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Mike Hill

Mike Hill is a famous American TV personality, host, and actor. Mike Hill is also the CEO of Thrill of Entertainment as well as the author of the book “Open Mike”.

Early Life and Childhood

Mike Hill was born on August 19, 1970, and he is currently 53 years old. His full name is James Michael Hill and his zodiac sign is Leo. Likewise, he hails from New York City, U.S. However, he spent his childhood in Bronx and Bessemer, Alabama. He holds an African-American ethnic background with American nationality.

In his family, he has a younger brother named Preston. Although he has not mentioned his mother’s name, he has often shared photos of his mother on his Instagram profile. Alas, his biological father wasn’t present in his life. Regarding his education, he attended Jess Lanier High School.

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Caption: Mike Hill and his brother in a childhood photograph. Source: Instagram

Career and Professional Life

Mike Hill is a popular TV personality and talk show host. He is also an actor by profession. Moreover, the TV presenter is also the CEO of the multimedia production company Thrill of Entertainment. He is also an author who wrote the book, Open Mike. 

At present, he works with Fox Soul and Fox Sports. Before becoming a TV personality, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force as a reservist. This was after his high school graduation.

The famous TV personality then started his career as a sports director at WHAG-TV in Hagerstown, Maryland. This was in early 1995. Initially, he got his first anchoring job later in 1995. It was with KSEE-TV in Fresno, California.

Then from the year 1997 to 2000, he spent time with WKRN-TV in Nashville, Tennessee. There, the TV personality covered high school football and subsequently earned two Emmy Awards. From the year 2000 to 2002, he worked as a host at Fox Sports Net in New York City.

Subsequently, from 2002 to 2004, he worked as a sports anchor at KXAS-TV in Dallas, Texas. This was his final job before joining the ESPN network. He then stayed with ESPN from 2004 to 2013. While there, he hosted Hill and Schlereth alongside Mark Schlereth. They worked on this project that aired on ESPN Radio.

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Caption: Mike during his show ‘Pre Game’ on FS1. Source: Awful Announcing

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Furthermore, he also hosted various shows on the network including SportsCenter, Highlight Express, ESPN First Take, NFL Live, and Baseball Tonight. The TV personality also hosted many other remote projects including Cam Newton’s 2011 Pro Day at Auburn.

In August of 2013, a TV personality joined Fox Sports 1 (FS1). There, he became a guest host of Fox Sports Live and Fox Football Daily. The TV personality also contributes to the network’s coverage of college basketball.

Additionally, on April 7, 2014, he started to host America’s Pregame. The TV personality continued to host the show until its cancellation in September 2015. Fast forward to 2018 on June 22, he began working as the host of BIG3 games on FS1. It was for their second season.

However, the BIG3 contract was handed over to CBS Sports following that season. Likewise, in October 2019, he hosted The Mike and Donny Show on Fox Soul. As of March 2021, the famous TV personality is a cohost of a morning show Start Your Day With Sharon and Mike. For this show, he works with Sharon Reed on the BNC network.

Relationship Status

Mike Hill is a married lad. He tied the knot with Cynthia Bailey on October 10, 2020. His wife is a former model and also an actor who is famous for her role in Real Housewives of Atlanta. The lovers had their engagement earlier in July 2019. Before his present marriage, he had a daughter named Kayla Hill with his previous lover Camille. Even before this, he had welcomed daughter Ashleé Hill with Tamara.

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Caption: Mike during his wedding photoshoot with his wife Cynthia Bailey. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Mike Hill is 1.83 m or 6 feet tall and his body weight is around 82 kgs or 181 lbs. The TV personality has a chest-waist-hip measure of 44-34-38 inches while his biceps size is 16 inches. Moreover, he has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.

Mike Hill – Social Media

Mike Hill goes by @itsmikehill on Instagram and he has earned more than 200k followers on his account. Likewise, the TV personality created his Twitter account in February 2009. So far, his @ItsMikeHill Twitter account has garnered more than 76.4K followers as of May 2021.

Mike Hill – Net Worth 2024

Other than this, he doesn’t seem to have official accounts on other platforms like Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, etc. Talking about his net worth and earnings, he has a net worth estimation of around $15 million US dollars. Likewise, his salary is estimated at around $10,000 to $230,000.