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Michael Holley Biography, Age, Net Worth, Wife, NBC Sports Boston

Michael Holley is an American television and radio sports commentator, sports reporter and author. He formerly wrote columns for the Boston Globe,

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Michael Holley Biography

Michael Holley is an American television and radio sports commentator, sports reporter and author. He formerly wrote columns for the Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, The Plain Dealer, and Akron Beacon Journal.

Holley was one of several journalists working on a project studying race relations in northeastern Ohio while working for the Akron Beacon Journal in 1993. The series, entitled “A Color Question,” won the Meritorious Public Service Pulitzer Prize in 1994. He worked as a reporter and columnist for the Boston Globe from 1997-2001 and then again from 2002-2005, briefly leaving the paper to work for the Chicago Tribune.

Holley left the Globe to replace Bob Neumeier as co-host of the WEEI midday sports radio talk show later in 2005. The show was renamed the Dale & Holley Show and features Holley and former Boston Bruins play-by-play announcer Dale Arnold who discuss the various Boston sports teams.

On February 15, 2011, Holley was announced to join Glenn Ordway as co-host of the evening drive WEEI program “The Big Show.” Mike Salk substituted Glenn Ordway as host of The Big Show and on March 20, 2013, the show was renamed, Salk and Holley. On March 12, 2014, Mike Salk left the station, finishing with Salk and Holley. On 1 April 2014, WEEI-FM and his former co-worker started the Dale and Holley show

On February 28, 2018, Holley announced at the 5 o’clock hour that he would be leaving WEEI immediately after the show to pursue a full-time television role with NBC Sports Boston. It was a very emotional decision for Holley after spending 13 years with the station and 10 of those with his radio partner and best friend on and off the air Dale Arnold. He replaced Donny Marshall as host of Celtics Now, a weekly program on Comcast SportsNet that covers on and off court stories related to the Boston Celtics.

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Michael Holley Age

He was born on 26 February 1970, Akron, Ohio, United States. He is currently 49 years old. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the Mixed ethnic group.

Michael Holley Education

Michael attended Point Park University where he completed his Bachelor’s of Arts degree in journalism in 1992 May. Further details about his childhood life is not available to be updated.

Michael Holley Wife

Michael got married to Oni C. Igartua on July 14, 2007. They were married after being in an affair for a long time. On 1 November 2008, the couple was blessed with their first child, Robinson Coltrane. In December 2010, his wife Igartua gave birth to their second son, Beckham Ellison.

The couple is living a happy married life since there are no rumors and controversies regarding divorce so far. Other than being a famous sportscaster, he is quite popular in social media with a huge number of fan following. Comparing to Michael, David Croft has a similar age of him and is also a popular sportscaster. Michael earned an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the Point Park University. Currently, Michael is living with his wife and children.

Michael Holley Salary / Net Worth

The American sportscaster Holley has an estimated net worth of $3 million. As of 2019, the reporter receives an annual salary of $100,000 from his successful reporting career with NBC Sports Boston. NBC Sports ‘ Boston employees earn an average of $77,850, ranging from $61,937 in the 25th percentile to $90,441 in the 75th percentile, with top earners earning more than $107,241( the top 10 percent).

Compensation derives from less than 20 profiles, including basic wages, equity, and bonuses. Besides, his broadcasting career, he earns some amount from his writing career since he is an author. Michael is one of the broadcasting industry’s most popular names. He was able to draw the attention of people with a charming personality to his shows.

NBC Sports Boston announces Michael Holley will expand to a full-time role at the network

NBC Sports Boston announced today that local sports television & radio on-air personality Michael Holley will expand to a full-time role at the network beginning today, Monday, March 5, 2018. In his expanded, full-time position at NBC Sports Boston, Holley will play a role in all of the network’s multi-platform programming offerings including Patriots programming, Celtics programming, nightly studio and news programming, network podcasts, and a variety of additional digital and linear initiatives. Holley will also continue to serve as a host for “Boston Sports Tonight” every weeknight.

Holley, a 25+ year veteran of the sports media business, has been a contributor on NBC Sports Boston for several years and expanded to a larger role in April of 2017 when he joined as a host of the network’s newly launched nightly studio show “Boston Sports Tonight.” The show which airs weeknights from 9 PM to Midnight and is presented by Town Fair Tire is a cross-section of real-time opinion and reaction to the top sports stories of the day, including what is happening in the Boston sports world that evening.

“We are thrilled to have Michael Holley join our network as a full-time member of the NBC Sports Boston on-air talent team,” said Princell Hair, SVP & General Manager of NBC Sports Boston. “Michael’s deep sports knowledge, unfiltered opinion, and commentary have been a key contributor to the success of Boston Sports Tonight and we have no doubt that his expanded role with the network will enhance our offering even more. We are committed to providing our viewers and fans with the very best sports content across a variety of platforms. The addition of Michael’s voice certainly helps us to continue delivering on that commitment.”

“I am very excited to expand my role with NBC Sports Boston and continue to engage with passionate Boston sports fans each day,” said Holley. “I’ve had the privilege of working alongside so many intelligent and talented professionals in this business and I look forward to continuing to do so with the NBC Sports Boston family as I embark on this new chapter in my career.”

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Michael talks to Clay Cook of the Zac Brown Band about music, his Boston connection and what it was like as Falcons fan to watch the Patriots Super Bowl LI comeback

3:00 – Clay explains why he chose to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston and how he and good friend John Mayer began their music careers together.

4:30 – Clay talks about which instruments he can play, tells the story about how he fell in love with the guitar and how he decided to turn his musical talents into a career.

9:00 – Clay discusses his relationship with John Mayer.

13:00 – Clay talks about being an Atlanta Falcons fan, his experience being at the Patriots’ comeback win in Super Bowl LI and how he respects Boston sports fans.

20:00 – Clay discusses being an Atlanta Hawks ball boy for a small period of time in the late 80s and early 90s and watching some all-time greats like Dominique Wilkins and Doc Rivers.

23:30 – Clay talks about his approach to singing the national anthem and his past experiences doing so.

28:00 – Clay talks about touring with Zac Brown Band and how the band still isn’t as popular as most people think.

32:00 – Clay finishes up by giving one thing he loves about his industry and one thing he would change.

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