Michael Feldman Biography
Michael Feldman is a well-known radio host in the United States. The role that brought him the most famous was that of the host on Michael Feldman’s Whad’Ya Know? This program was formerly broadcast on the radio and is now available as a podcast thanks to Public Radio International. Jim Packard, Michael’s previous announcer, referred to him as “The Sage of Wisconsin.” Michael himself was from Wisconsin. He calls himself “Producer Internationale” and refers to Public Radio International on the radio as “The International House of Radio.” He has also given himself the title of “Producer Internationale.”
Michael Feldman Age
Michael was born on March 4, 1949, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is 73 years old.
Michael Feldman Family
Milwaukee is where Michael was both born and reared. There is a lack of knowledge regarding his family, including his parents and siblings. 1970 marked the year that he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Before he found employment at WORT, he was a teacher at Malcolm Shabazz City High School, which is located in Madison, Wisconsin.
Michael Feldman Wife
At the time when Savannah Guthrie was going through a divorce from her first husband, Michael, she was attending a party to celebrate his 40th birthday. It was around that time that she met her current spouse. Just a few short months following Michael’s divorce from his wife, the two of them started dating.
Four years later, in May of 2013, Michael and Guthrie announced their engagement. Michael proposed to his girlfriend when they were on vacation in Turks and Caicos. He got down on one knee and asked her to marry him. However, Gutthrie did not realize that he was proposing to her until she discovered the ring box.
According to People, they tied the knot on March 15, 2014, in a low-key wedding held close to Guthrie’s hometown of Tucson, Arizona, with less than one hundred guests in attendance. During the reception for their wedding, the happy couple took the stage to share the news that Guthrie was already four months pregnant and that they were expecting their first child in late summer.
They currently have two children: a daughter named Vale who is a bit older, and a son named Charles who is a bit younger. Guthrie published a special Father’s Day piece about her husband Michael and the numerous qualities she hopes both of her children would inherit from him. She did this before she gave birth to her daughter Vale.
She was reporting from Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Valentine’s Day 2018, for the purpose of covering the 2018 Winter Olympics. Michael made a unique video for the occasion including a recording of their children performing the song “Mommy Loves Us.”
Michael Feldman Podcast
Michael Feldman’s Whad’Ya Know? was once broadcast on the radio and is now available as a podcast. The show was formerly distributed by Public Radio International (PRI). Whad’Ya Know? is a comedy, interview, and quiz radio show that airs in the United States. It was established in the year 1985.
During the time that it was broadcast on the radio, Wisconsin Public Radio was the organization that was responsible for producing and distributing it through Public Radio International. On stage with Michael is Lyle Anderson, who answers phones, and the Whad’ya Know Trio, which features John Thulin on piano, Jeff Hamann on bass, and Clyde Stubblefield on drums for roadshows.
Before landing a job at WORT, Michael began his professional life by instructing students at Malcolm Shabazz City High School in Madison, Wisconsin. This was before he began working at WORT.
After that, he got a job as a cab driver before going back to work in the broadcasting industry, beginning at Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) in Madison and later moving on to WGN (AM).
After Michael Feldman’s show was terminated by WGN in 1984, he went back to WPR in 1985 to produce and present Michael Feldman’s Whad’Ya Know? for Public Radio International in cooperation with Wisconsin Public Radio. 2015 was the 30th anniversary of Whad’ya Know?, and the show is getting closer and closer to its 1,000th airing.
Michael Feldman Books
As a published author, Michael has penned a number of novels, some of which include Wisconsin Curiosities: Characters with an eccentric personality, curiosities found along the roadside, and other unusual things; Something That I Said: As One Thing Leads to Another; Innuendo Many thanks for providing the Memos; Glad You Asked: Names, Facts, and Ideas That Will Pique Your Imagination If You Have a Curious Mind; Whad’ya Know, Whad’ya Know?, and Whad’ya Knowledge are all variations on the phrase “Whad’ya Know.”
He has compiled episodes of his radio show, Roadkill!, and released them on three separate CDs. The Most Memorable Moments from Michael Feldman’s Whad’ya Know… While You’re Out There and Why Not: Her Country: The Songs of Michael Feldman with John Sieger and the Skeletons is a music CD that was released with the compilations Best of Michael Feldman’s Whad’ya Know, a celebration of 25 years of Whad’ya Know, and The First 25 Are the Hardest. Does Michael also host interviews from Whad’ya Know on a podcast that he produces?
Michael Feldman Salary
Michael’s estimated salary ranges between $10k-$50k annually.
Michael Feldman Net Worth
His estimated net worth ranges between $500k – $1 million.