Net Worth: $3 Million
- Source of Wealth TV , Radio and Print News
- Birth Place Bronx, New York
- Marital Status Married to Jodi Applegate
- Full Name Michael Raymond Kay
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth February 2, 1961
- Occupation TV Play-by-Play Broadcaster, and TV and Radio Host
- Education B.A. in Communication at Forham University
- Children Caledonia Rose Kay
About Michael Kay
Michael Kay is a sports broadcaster who has an estimated net worth of $3 million. Born Michael Raymond Kay on February 2, 1961 in Bronx, New York, he began reporting as a youth at the Bronx High School of Science and then at Fordham University for WFUV where he received his Bachelor of Arts in communication. He is part of the successful line of WFUV alumni sportscaster along with Vin Scully, Sal Marchiano, Bob Papa, Mike Breen, Chris Carrino, Jack Curry, Spero Dedes, Gary Stanley, Ed Randall, and Tony Reali.
In 1982, Kay began his professional career with the New York Post as a general assignment writer with sports-specific assignments to college basketball, the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the New Jersey Nets coming over time. In 1987, he received the Yankees’ beat writing assignment. He left the Post for the Daily News and still primarily working on the Yankees. He also served as the Madison Square Garden (MSG) Network Yankee reporting in the same year. He also served as MSG’s locker room reporter for the New York Knicks from 1992 to 1999. He had previously worked for the network as a contributor on the news-format sports show MSG SportsDesk.
Michael Kay left the Daily News in 1992 to host a sports talk show on WABC. He briefly returned in 1993 to write “Kay’s Korner” for the News before taking the microphone job for radio that broadcasts New York Yankees games beside John Sterling. He served as a play-by-play for ESPN Radio during the 2008 National League Division Series. Currently, he is the television play-by-play broadcaster of the New York Yankees, host of Centerstage on the YES Network, and the host of The Michael Kay Show heard on WEPN-FM in New York City with simulcast on ESPN Xtra on XM Satellite Radio.