Born as Mitchell David Albom on the 23rd May 1958 in Passaic, New Jersey USA, and is a sports journalist, radio and television broadcaster, screenwriter and novelist whose books have been sold in more than 35 million copies around the globe. He also appears on ESPN in “The Sports Reporters” and “Sports Center”, and has contributed shows on various networks, including CBS and ABC among others. His career has been active since the early 1980s.
Have you ever wondered how rich Mitch Albom is, as of mid- 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Mitch Albom`s net worth is as high as $10 million, an amount he earned through his various careers. He has also hosted a talk show on the WJR station since 1996, and is an accomplished songwriter and has written two stage plays “Tuesdays With Morrie” and “Ernie”, which also improved his net worth.
Mitch Albom Net Worth $10 Million
Mitch and his family spent a time in Buffalo, New York, before they decided to move further to Oaklyn, New Jersey. He grew up there with his sister and brother.
Before he became a renowned writer, sports columnist and radio and TV personality, Mitch supported his education by working as a babysitter. However, soon enough he started working as a writer for the Queens Tribune. From that point he moved on to writing for the SPORT magazine, and soon enough started working as a freelance writer for popular magazines such as Sports Illustrated, GEO and The Philadelphia Inquirer. His life turned for the better when he was hired as the lead sports columnist for the Detroit Free Press. Since then he has become one of the best sports writers in the history of Detroit Free Press, and has received several awards, including the naming as the best sports columnist in the nation for 13 times, which is a record, and he also received more than 200 other writing honors from organizations including the American Society of Newspaper Editors, National Association of Black Journalists, and National Headliner Awards, among other organizations. Furthermore, he was the recipient of the APSE’s Red Smith Award for lifetime achievement. Her columns were also collected and made into books, but also, Mitch has released several non-anthology books, including “Tuesdays with Morrie” (1997), “The Five People You Meet In Heaven” (2003), “Have A Little Faith: A True Story” and “The Magic Strings Of Frankie Presto” (2015), among others, all of which increased his net worth by a large margin.
His career on radio began in 1987 on WLLZ-Detroit, as a sports commentator, but also had his own sports program on Saturdays, and in 1988 he added Sunday to his program.
He stayed on the station until 1996, when he joined the WJR, and since then has been the host of the weekend sports talk show, and also of the “The Monday Sports Album”, which only increased further his net worth.
Regarding his work on television, apart from working on ESPN, he has appeared on ABC and CBC in such shows as “The Early Show”, “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, “The Today Show”, “Good Morning America”, “Larry King Live”, “The View”, among many others.
Regarding his personal life, he has been married to Janine Sabino since 1995, however there are no details whether the couple has any children or not.
Mitch is also known for his charitable work; he has started several organizations and campaigns, including “The Dream Fund”, which helps children with disadvantages, “A Time For Help”, which helps homeless find shelter and many other projects.
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