Mike Woods Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife / Gay, Cancer / Surgery, Fox 5, Salary and Net Worth

Mike Woods Biography

Mike Woods is an American journalist working for Fox 5 New York as the weekend meteorologist and “Good Day New York” feature reporter, since joining the station in June 2001. He became a meteorologist for “Good Day” in October 2003.

Mike Woods Age

Woods was born on January 28, 1968, in Sacramento, California, United States. He is hence, 54 years old as of 2023.

Mike Woods Height

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

Mike Woods Family

Woods’s father is Ed Woods, his mother is Mysterious. His father is of African-American descent. However, he has not disclosed much about his siblings, maybe just for now.

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Mike Woods Wife / Gay

Woods is not married yet, however, he is dating his long-term partner, Ines Rosales who is also a morning Traffic anchor for fox 5 news channel. The two have been having a healthy relationship for some time now. Mike is known to have so many gay friends and is ever visiting NYC gay bars, this confirms that he is gay, openly.

Mike Woods Prostate Cancer / Surgery

On Feb 14, 2023, Mike announced that he has been having back issues, therefore required surgery. The pains are a result of prostate cancer and he would, therefore, undergo surgery on but he was very optimistic about his recovery. The surgery would keep him off of Good Day New York for some months. Otherwise, after recovery, Mike will bounce back on air once again.

Mike Woods Career

Woods originally comes from Sacramento, Calif he has but has lived in different cities around the country since 1993. He went to U.C. Davis for his degree in Rhetoric and Communications, with an emphasis on atmospheric science. In addition, he is an AMS seal holder and has received an Emmy nomination for best weather forecast by the NATAS. Further, McDonald’s presented him with the Black Media Legends award in 2009.

Mike’s first job on the air was in Eastern North Carolina, where he was working as the morning and noon weather anchor, he stayed there from 1993 to 1996. While working there, he covered many hurricanes, like Bertha and Fran in 1996. Earlier, he was working Phoenix from 1996 to 2001 providing arid forecasts in the deserts. Further, he has covered many major weather events in the tri-state area, such as blizzards, Nor’ Easters, hurricanes, and heatwaves. He also spent almost 72 hours on-air covering Hurricane Irene.

On the other hand, Mike participates in charitable work, his charitable works include a cause very near to his heart – cancer. He raised more than $10,000 for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through the program, Team in Training. The program is dedicated to training runners, walkers, triathletes, cyclists, and hikers for events so as to raise money to help cancer patients together with their families. Further, Woods is also a Patron of the Fox News Apprentice Program, which is a diversity program. Its major work is to help students and young professionals interested in pursuing a career in broadcasting and journalism.

Additionally, woods is an active member and supporter of 100 Black Men Inc of New York and its Eagle Academy, The Ronald McDonald House, Housing Works, AYUDA for the Arts, and Big Brothers Big Sisters. He is also an accomplished triathlete, and when he is not working, you will find him working out, skiing, and in any activity involving physical fitness. Actually, Muscle and Fitness magazine featured in the “Real People” column.

Mike Woods Salary

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

Mike Woods’s Net Worth

Woods’s estimated net worth is $2.1 million. His primary source is his job as a meteorologist at FOX 5.

 Social Media Accounts

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