Michael Tilka Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Children, CBS 23, Salary and Net Worth

Michael Tilka Biography

Michael Tilka is an American multimedia journalist currently working as a sports anchor at WFIR-TV (CBS 23) News in Rockford, Illinois since November 2021. Previously, he was a former multimedia journalist (MMJ) at the sister station, KWQC-TV (TV-6) an NBC affiliate in Davenport, Iowa serving the Quad Cities.

Michael Tilka Age

Tilka was born on 27 February in the Quad Cities, Bettendorf, Iowa, United States. However, his actual year of birth remains unknown to the public for one reason or the other. Could it be he likes to keep his age private? By the look, he seems to be around 35 years old as of 2023. 

Michael Tilka Height

Tilka stands at a height of 1.71m, and his weight is about 72kg.

Michael Tilka Family

Born and raised in Bettendorf, Iowa, Quad Cities, Tilka has not mentioned the names of his family members and siblings. Actually, he says that the biggest influence in his life is his father who has always been there for him and taught him so much about work, ethics, and how to be kind. Additionally, Michael mentioned his family owed RIBCO and that it is certainly important because he wouldn’t be where he is today without them.

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Michael Tilka Wife

It seems Tilka has not yet revealed who his life partner is, or perhaps, he has not yet found the love of his life. We will keep tabs and update you soon as he also has no past record of having any children or possibly he has just maintained a low profile.

Michael Tilka Career

After graduating from Indiana University-Bloomington with a Media Major, he served as a multimedia journalist at TV6 in the KWQC news team in May. Michael always had a passion for sports, the numbers and people that drive them, and all the ways that they can break convention and affect lives. At TV-6, Tilka interviewed Hall of Famer and White Sox legend Frank Thomas ahead of Thursday’s MLB Field of Dreams game between the White Sox and the New York Yankees. Additionally, his favorite thing about being a journalist is getting to be the one to share information with the audience like Miyah Brown being the first Girl’s Basketball player from Winnebago to ever go to a Divison-I school. According to him, a journalist should provide necessary information about the community’s needs and offer information to outside folks who can’t get it anywhere else.

When Michael is not working in the station, he loves going on walks, spending time with friends and family, playing video games, and of course, watching sports. Moreover, Tilka can’t stand soup but loves drinking Yoohoo and his favorite dinner entree is arroz con pollo and loves eating Cotton candy ice cream. Christmas is Michael’s favorite holiday and he refers to it to be sentimental and a time of reflection where the music and movies are great. Spring is his favorite season and in addition, college basketball is his favorite sport. Michael also loves watching Napoleon Dynamite, Parasyte, and Knives Out and reading Going Bovine. In WFIR-TV (CBS 23) Tilka works alongside several journalists like;

Michael Tilka Salary

Name’s salary is about $105,000 per year.

Michael Tilka Net Worth

Tilka’s estimated net worth is $2.1 million. His primary source is his job as a sports anchor at WFIR-TV (CBS 23).

Social Media Accounts

Tilka is active on social media and he posts personal and work-related stuff from time to time. He has over 2000 followers on Instagram, 1500 on Facebook, and 2300 on Twitter.