Mike Rowe is a renowned American narrator, TV host, and a former singer in Opera and has a net worth of $35 million. He gained popularity when he was working in the series ‘Dirty Jobs.’
Since 2000, Mike Rowe has been working as a host and narrator in different TV series. He has participated in 22 television series and currently working in 9 television series as a host, narrator, and guest judge.
From 2008 to the present, Mike Rowe has been nominated nine times in total and won 3 awards from three different award functions for being the best reality show host.
How Much Does Mike Rowe Make?
Mike Rowe has been earning money by performing as a narrator and host, and sometimes as a guest judge, since 2000. He earns almost 10 million dollars salary annually for performing host, narrator, and endorsements.
Besides, Mike Rowe earns from YouTube and Instagram. He also earns from selling merchandise. All these sources help him make the money. His periodic income is written below:
- Yearly: USD 10 million
- Monthly: USD 833.33K
- Weekly: USD 192.3K
- Daily: USD 27.4K
- Hourly: USD 1.14K
How Does Mike Rowe Make Money?
Mike Rowe works as a host and narrator in different television series. Besides narrating and hosting, Mike Rowe has done a role in several television series and documentaries as a guest judge and other characters.
Besides all of his regular earning sources, he has a YouTube channel and Instagram id with a massive follower community. Mike has an official website, where he sells merchandise and gives jobs and scholarships.
Mike Rowe’s sources of earning are listed below:
- Working as a host
- Performing as a narrator, guest judge, and characters
- Endorsing and affiliating brands
- Earnings from social media
- Selling Merchandise from a website
Working as a Host
In 2000, Mike Rowe started his television career as a host and narrator by working in the ‘History Channel’ television series called ‘The Most.’ Mike worked in 11 different television series and still works in 6 television series.
Mike became well known after his starting job as a host in Dirty Jobs, which is a TV series broadcasted by Discovery Channel. He is still working on this TV series.
Mike Rowe earns around 8 million dollars per year by working as a host in different TV series. The list of TV series where he is working now is tabled below:
|Dirty Jobs (2003 – 2012; 2020 to present)||Discovery Channel|
|Bering Sea Gold (2013 – 2014; 2019 – present)||Discovery Channel|
|Returning The Favor (2017 – present)||Facebook Watch|
|Somebody’s Gotta Do It (2017 – present)||Trinity Broadcasting Network|
|Six Degrees with Mike Rowe||Discovery Plus|
Performing as a narrator, guest judge, and characters
‘The Most’ television series is the first television series where he performed as a narrator. He started his work in this TV series in 2000. Besides, the Dirty Jobs TV series Mike has appeared in 11 different television series. The series where he is involved at present as a narrator is listed below:
|Deadliest Catch (2005 to present)||Discovery Channel|
|How The Universe Works (2010; 2014 – )||Discovery Channel|
|Airplane Repo (2013 – present)||Discovery Channel|
Besides being a narrator, Mike Rowe also appeared as a guest judge in a television series broadcast on TBS, called ‘America’s Greatest Makers’ aired in 2016. Mike has done some roles on characters including Jim Baxter, Meter Maid, and himself.
Endorsing and Affiliating Brands
Mike Rowe earns money by endorsing and affiliating brand products. Mike is now officially working with Lee Jeans, Motorola, and Ford trucks as their spokesman. He promotes Ford Brand for their trucks.
As a brand affiliation, he works with various renowned brands in advertisements, such as Caterpillar, the Earth Mover Company, and Novartis, the pharmaceutical company.
Earnings from Social Media
Besides Mike Rowe’s regular career jobs, he has social media accounts on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
On YouTube Mike has a channel named Mike Rowe. The channel has 174 thousand subscriptions along with 283 videos. He started his channel in January 2013 and has got around 10.3 million views till now. He earns an estimated 5 thousand dollars ad revenue annually from YouTube.
Instagram account is a success for Mike Rowe. His Instagram account has got a massive 1.2 million followers and has 1478 posts. He earns an estimated 10 thousand dollars from Instagram.
Selling Merchandise from His Official Website
Mike Rowe has an official website named mikesroweWORKS. Here he sells his iconic merchandise such as headwear, face mask, The SWEAT pledge, autographed photo, bags, etc. His fan-followers on social media and people who watch his shows on television are his customers.
Biography of Mike Rowe
|Full Name||Michael Gregory Rowe|
|Date of Birth||18 March 1962|
|Birth Place||Baltimore, Maryland, USA|
|Profession||TV Host, Narrator|
Mike spent his childhood in Baltimore, Maryland with his family. In 1979, he had become an Eagle Scout, and during his service project for Eagle Scout he read out loud for blind students in MSB, his interest in a narrator had grown during that time.
Mike graduated in 1980 from Overlea High School. And he did his college life in Essex Community College. After that, he completed his graduate study from Towson University in Communication Studies in 1985.
Mike always wants to keep his personal life secret. But some sources indicate that he has never been married.
Yes, Mike who is a professional host and narrator, sang Opera in Baltimore, Maryland. He joined Opera to get his union card and met girls.
Mike is now running an organization called mikeroweWORKS. It gives scholarships to the students to build up a career. He is also associated with boys scouts and farmers.