Michael Smerconish Biography
Michael Smerconish is an accomplished American journalist currently working at CNN as the host of the weekly Saturday TV program on CNN fittingly called “Smerconish.” Additionally, he is also the host of The Michael Smerconish Program on SiriusXM, an author and public speaker. He earned his B.A. Lehigh University and his Juris Doctor’s Degree from Pennsylvania Law School University.
Michael Smerconish Age
How old is Smerconish? He is 60 years old as of 2023. Smerconish was born on 15 March 1962 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 15 March every year.
Michael Smerconish Education
He enrolled at Central Bucks High School West, a public high school. He earned his B.A. Lehigh University and his Juris Doctor’s Degree from Pennsylvania Law School University. He received several honorary degrees: on May 26, 2016, a Ph.D. in Humane Letters from Widener University, on May 19, 2018, a Ph.D. in Humane Letters from Delaware Valley College, and on May 20, 2020, a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Sciences.
Michael Smerconish Height|Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Michael Smerconish Family
Smerconish is the son of Florence (Grovich) and Walter Smerconish. He is of Italian and Montenegrin descent. He has a brother named Wally Smerconish.
Michael Smerconish Wife
Smerconish is happily married to Lavinia Smerconish. He is the stepfather of a son and a daughter, Caitlin Chagan, who is married to Jason Wire. The couple has two children.
Michael Smerconish Children
The couple has two children. He is the stepfather of a son and a daughter, Caitlin Chagan, who is married to Jason Wire. The couple has two children.
Michael Smerconish Career|Books
He has written seven books: two are New York Times bestsellers, and his novel TALK! was optioned for television by Warner Brothers. Currently, his latest book is titled Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right: American Life in Columns. “Clowns” is a compilation of 100 newspaper columns, each with a contemporary afterword, drawn from the 1,047 commentaries Smerconish published in the Philadelphia Daily News and Sunday Philadelphia Inquirer in the first 15 years following 9/11.
The book lightened the rise to a speaking tour dubbed “American Life in Columns,” featuring the author sharing stories from the book with live audiences in two dozen small theatres all across America. In March 2020, When the pandemic hit the world, Smerconish was about to start on a new tour called “Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking,” a one-man show commemorating his 30th anniversary in talk radio.
Furthermore, Smerconish hosts “The Michael Smerconish Program,” a daily talk-radio program heard exclusively since 2013 on SiriusXM’s POTUS Channel 124. Smerconish host the program live from 9 am-Noon and it replays from 9 pm — Midnight.
Previously, he was nationally syndicated in more than 100 markets on terrestrial radio, after a successful stint as a morning drive host for CBS in Philadelphia. His eponymous CNN program debuted in 2014. CNN’s “Smerconish” airs on Saturday mornings at 9:00 am EST and he appears regularly as a guest on other CNN programming.
In addition, Smerconish is an attorney who once worked in the administration of President George Herbert Walker Bush when he was just 29 years old. He and his wife Lavinia have raised four children in suburban Philadelphia.
Michael Smerconish Salary|Net Worth
He has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.
Michael Smerconish’s Social Media Platforms
Smerconish is very active on social media platforms and has over 240.7k followers on Twitter, 30k followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.