Michael Smerconish Biography
Michael Smerconish is an American radio host and television presenter, as well as a newspaper columnist, author, and lawyer. He is presently the anchor of CNN’s weekly Saturday TV show “Smerconish.” He is also the host of The Michael Smerconish Show on SiriusXM’s POTUS Channel 124, where he is a newspaper critic, author, and lawyer. Smerconish has written seven books, six of which are nonfiction and one of which is fiction. He is also a member of the Kline & Specter law firm in Philadelphia.
Michael Smerconish CNN | Wikipedia
Smerconish is the host of CNN’s “Smerconish,” a weekly Saturday television show. He is also an author and public speaker, as well as the host of The his Program on SiriusXM. He is the anchor of his Program,” a daily talk-radio show that has been broadcast exclusively on SiriusXM’s POTUS Channel 124 since 2013. Smerconish hosts the show live from 9 a.m. to noon, and it airs again from 9 p.m. to midnight.
Michael Smerconish Career
Michael Smerconish is the anchor of CNN’s “Smerconish,” a weekly Saturday television show. He is also an author and public speaker, as well as the host of The Michael Smerconish Program on SiriusXM.
Smerconish is the anchor of “his Program,” a daily talk radio show that has been broadcast exclusively on SiriusXM’s POTUS Channel 124 since 2013. Smerconish hosts the show live from 9 a.m. to noon, and it airs again from 9 p.m. to midnight. After a successful tenure as a morning drive host for CBS in Philadelphia, he was previously nationally syndicated in more than 100 areas on terrestrial radio. In 2014, he launched his own CNN show. “Smerconish” airs on CNN on Saturday mornings at 9:00 a.m. EST, and he is a frequent guest on other CNN shows.
Clowns to My Left, Jokers to My Right: American Life in Columns is his most recent book. “Clowns” is a collection of 100 newspaper articles, each with a contemporary afterword, culled from Smerconish’s 1,047 essays in the Philadelphia Daily News and Sunday Philadelphia Inquirer in the 15 years after 9/11. The book spawned a speaking tour entitled “American Life in Columns,” in which the author shared stories from the book with live audiences in more than two dozen small theaters around the country. Smerconish was preparing to embark on a new tour called “Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking,” a one-man show marking his 30th anniversary in talk radio, when the epidemic struck in March of 2020.
A taped version of that presentation was aired worldwide as a one-hour CNN special on July 11, 2020, (shown here), and the full show will be released on December 8, 2020, by Virgil Films on VOM and DVD (shown here).
Michael Smerconish Age
How old is Michael? He is 59 years old as of 2021. He was born on 15 March 1962 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 15th of March every year.
Michael Smerconish Education
He enrolled in Central Bucks High School West, a public high school in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, in 1984 and graduated in 1985. He later joined Phi Beta Kappa and received his B.A. from Lehigh University in 1987. Michael went on to the University of Pennsylvania Law School and earned his Juris Doctorate.
Michael Smerconish Nationality| Ethnicity
What ethnicity is Michael? he belongs to white ethnicity/heritage. He was born and raised in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, the United States and she holds American nationality and citizenship by birth.
Michael Smerconish Height
Michael stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m).
Michael Smerconish Family | Siblings | Parents
Michael was born and raised in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, to Florence (Grovich) and Walter Smerconish. Smerconish is of Italian, Eastern European, and Yugoslav descent. He has a brother named Wally Smerconish.
Michael Smerconish Wife | First Wife
Smerconish is a married man. He is happily married to a real estate agent Lavinia Nardini, The two are proud parents to a son named Michael Smerconish Jr.
Michael Smerconish Children | Son
Michael and Lavina are proud parents to an amazing son named Michael Smerconish Jr.
Michael Smerconish Salary
How much does he earn? Smerconish earns an estimated salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500 annually.
Michael Smerconish Net Worth
Smerconish has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a radio host and television presenter, newspaper columnist, author, and lawyer.
Michael Smerconish Books
He has authored seven books: two are New York Times bestsellers, and his novel TALK! was optioned for television by Warner Brothers. 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
- 2018 Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right: American Life in Columns
- 2014 Talk: A Novel
- 2009 Morning Drive: Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking
- 2009 Instinct: The Man Who Stopped the 20th Hijacker
- 2008 Murdered by Mumia: A Life Sentence of Loss, Pain, and Injustice
- 2006 Muzzled: From T-Ball to Terrorism–True Stories That Should Be Fiction
- 2004 Flying Blind
He was named a finalist for the 2011 Marconi Award for Best Network/Syndicated Host by the National Association of Broadcasters. Several Philadelphia Achievement in Radio honors has been bestowed to him, including Best Talk Show Host and Best Evening Program. In 2004, Philadelphia Magazine named him one of the city’s most powerful citizens and the greatest talk show host in the city.