Mike Garrigan Biography
Mike Garrigan is an American journalist working for CBS 23/WIFR in Rockford, Illinois, United States as an evening anchor since joining the station in October 2003. By the time he started his broadcasting career, Mike was surprisingly only 23 years old.
Mike Garrigan Age
It is clear that Mike was born in San Gabriel, California. However, his actual date 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 45 years old.
Mike Garrigan Height
Garrigan stands at a height of 1.71m, and his weight is about 72kg.
Mike Garrigan Family
Garrigan comes from a Christian background, his mother is a former nun while his father is a former priest. Originally, he is from San Gabriel, California, where he was born, however, he was raised in Park Ridge, Illinois, and used also live in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Garrigan loves his mother as she has instilled in him the best virtues. Information concerning Mike’s siblings is not available for now.
Mike Garrigan Wife
Garrigan is happily married to Kirsten who is a Hononegah High School alum, in Rockton, Illinois, these two met while still at college. So far, they have four children namely; Keenan Garrigan, Kiah Garrigan, Larson Garrigan, and Braylon Garrigan. Mike calls them the most important people in his life. Actually, he gives them the first consideration before making any decision, to him, they are simply what matters most.
Mike Garrigan Career
Garrigan studied at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater where he found his passion for broadcasting and a way to use his love of sports in football, basketball, tennis, and baseball. Mike enjoyed sharing stories with those he cared about, as well as the Rockford community, and loved the ability to share information and insight on what’s important to the Stateline. After graduating from the university, he joined WIFR where he started his career, working as a sports director before taking a new role as a news anchor after some years.
Garrigan views that as a journalist he ought to be a presenter of information not a shaper of viewpoints as he is blessed with the ability to ask important questions, compelled to show a story, press release, and any other sourced info impacting the community. He believes that it is his duty to humanize issues and news to make the community understand its impact on their day-to-day lives. Garrigan loves playing and watching sports, playing games and cards, traveling, playing trivia, spending time at his family’s Northwoods Wisconsin cabin, and following his kids around the Midwest doing whatever they are zealous about in his free time.
Mike Garrigan Salary
Garrigan earns an estimated annual salary of $80,000
Mike Garrigan’s Net Worth
Garrigan estimated net worth is $2.1 million. His primary source is his job as a journalist
Social Media Accounts
Garrigan is active on social media as he posts personal and work-related stuff from time to time. He has over 1500 followers on Facebook and around 2300 on Twitter.