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Mike Adamle

Sarthak Published On Tue Aug 18 2020   Modified On Tue Aug 18 2020
Mike Adamle

Facts of Mike Adamle

Full NameMike Adamle
First NameMike
Last NameAdamle
Birth NameMichael David Adamle
ProfessionFormer Football Player, Sportscaster
Birth CityEuclid, Ohio
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseKim Adamle
No Of Children4
Awards2007 Personal Acheivement Award
EducationNorthwestern University
Networth$1 M
Wiki Profile
Date of BirthOctober 4,1949
Age71 years


    Body and Relation Status of Mike Adamle

    What is Mike Adamle marital status ?Married
    How many children does Mike Adamle have ?4
    Who is Mike Adamle married with?Kim Adamle

    Mike Adamle is a name we must not forget in the world of sports broadcasting. He is a former American football player and sports broadcaster. Adamle is known for his work with WLS-TV, WBBM-TV, and WMAQ-TV. Similarly, he worked for World Wrestling Federation (WWE) as a play-by-play commentator, General Manager, and interviewer. Mike is officially retired as he was diagnosed with dementia in 2017.

    Michael David Adamle was born on October 4, 1949, in Euclid, Ohio. He is 70 years old as of 2020. His father, Tony Adamle, played football for Cleveland Browns and later became a physician. Mike graduated from Northwestern University, where he also played college football.

    Mike Adamle's Married Life

    Adamle is married to his loving and supportive wife, Kim Adamle, an educational psychologist. It is said that the couple first met around 1989 when Adamle was a host for American Gladiators. There is not much information about the couple's wedding and early married life. However, they tied their knot in Ohio.

    MIke is married to his wife, Kim Adamle.
    Image: Mike and his wife, Kim Adamle, has four kids of whom one is adopted.
    Source: concussionfoundation

    Mike and his wife, Kim, has four children of whom one is adopted as a teenager. They have a son named, Brad, and three daughters, Courtney, Alexandra, and Svetlana (adopted from Ukraine). Likewise, the pair also has three grandchildren.

    The Adamle couple resides in Evanston, Illinois. Since Mike has dementia, he rarely makes any public appearances. However, he appears on television shows sharing his story and his health condition.

    Diagnosed with Dementia

    On February 7, 2017, Mike revealed that he was diagnosed with dementia, a disease that causes a long-term and gradual decrease of the brain's capacity to think and remember. Hence, his national and local broadcasting career was cut short by the presumed effects of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

    Former football player, Mike Adamle was diagnosed with dementia in 2017.
    Image: Mike was diagnosed with dementia in 2017.
    Source: daily herald

    Mike also has epilepsy, and he believes that the past 19 years of epileptic seizures resulted from his concussions in football. On March 24, 2017, he officially retired from WMAQ-TV.

    Adamle is currently a member of the Greater Chicago division's board of directors. In 2007, he received a Personal Achievement Award at the Richard N. Rovner Awards Dinner. Like Adamle, another former NBA player, Jerry Sloan announced that he was diagnosed with dementia in 2016.

    Mike Adamle Health in 2020

    As Adamle's brain is slowing eroding, it is difficult for him to perform the daily task. Meanwhile, his wife, Kim, takes care of him. Kim helps Mike sort his many daily pills. Mike gets experimental ketamine treatments and does dance therapy and exercises intended to preserve his cognitive skills as much as possible.

    Mike battling with dementia and its effects!

    Despite having a severe health condition, Mike aware people about the effects of dementia. He wants to inspire people by telling his story. Further, a special documentary about Adamle's battle with his CTE was shown by NBC Sports Chicago's documentary called, The Adamles: Mind Over Matter.

    Net Worth

    The former football player and sportscaster, Mike Adamle, has a net worth of $1 million of 2020. While he played six years in the National Football League, Adamle used to earn around $124,674 per year. However, Mike never revealed his exact earnings.

    Mike Adamle was diagnosed with dementia in 2017.
    Image: The former football player and sportscaster, Mike Adamle, has a net worth of $1 million.
    Source: Chicago Tribune

    After retiring from football, Adamle joined NBC Sports. He spent six years with NBC Sports, earning over $53,212 per year. Mike has also reported for ESPN. In 2008, Adamle began working as an interviewer for WWE. Further, he also became the General Manager for the Raw brand. Unlike Mike, Mark Giangreco, a famous sportscaster, has an impressive net worth.