Mike Hill - Biography
Last Modified: Dec 1, 2020
|Best Known For:||Fox Sports 1|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|Born on :||August 19, 1970 (age 51)|
|Birth Name /
|James Michael Hill|
|Birth Place:||Bronx, New York, USA|
Preston Hill (older brother)
|High School:||Jess Lanier High School|
|University:||United States Air Force Academy|
|Marital Status:||In Relationship|
|Wife's Name:||Cynthia Bailey|
|Height:||1.83 meter (6 feet 0 inch)|
|Weight:||83 kg (182.98 lb)|
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Who is Mike Hill?
Mike Hill is a sportscaster by profession and American by nationality. He currently hosts for Fox Sports 1 and is married to Cynthia Bailey, reality TV star of The Real Housewives of Alabama fame.
Mike Hill, Cynthia Bailey (Image: Talking With Tami)
Mike Hill – Age, Parents, Siblings
Mike Hill’s birth took place on August 19, 1970, in Bronx, New York, USA. He was born as James Michael Hill to parents of African-American ethnicity. Hill was raised in both Bronx and Bessemer, Alabama.
He is not the only child of his mother, father and has an older brother named Preston Hill, who is also in the entertainment business.
For education, Mike Hill attended Jess Lanier High School. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Air Force Academy.
His ethnicity is African-American.
Mike Hill – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Mike Hill got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Cynthia Bailey in July 2019 after years of dating. They had met through TV host Steve Harvey after Bailey had appeared on the show to get set up with eligible bachelors. They tied the knot on October 10, 2020.
Bailey is a former model and the cast of Bravo TV’s The Real Housewife of Atlanta (RHOA). The couple has revealed their plans to marry in October 2020. He and his soon to be wife have no children together, but both have daughters from previous relationships/marriage.
Hill is father to two adult daughters- Ashlee Hill (born on August 4, 1999) and Kayla Hill (born December 30, 2001) from his marriage to Miss Universe contestant Camille Hill, which had ended in divorce.
Bailey also has a daughter - Noelle Robinson (born November 9, 1999) from her relationship with ex-boyfriend Leon Robinson.
Mike Hill – Career
Hill began his professional career in 1995 as a sports director at WHAG-TV in Hagerstown, Maryland. Later the same year Mike Hill landed the job as an anchor for KSEE-TV in Fresno, California.
In 1997 he started to cover high school football for WKRN-TV, which earned him two Emmy Awards. He moved on to work as a host for Fox Sports Net in New York City in 2002 and worked there for the next two years.
Mike Hill worked at KXAS-TV as a sports anchor from 2002 to 2004 before moving on to host with ESPN from 2004 to 2013. At ESPN Hill hosted a variety of shows including SportsCenter, ESPN First Take, NFL Live, Baseball Tonight, Highlight Express, etc.
On Fox Sports
Since August 2013 Mike Hill has been working for Fox Sports 1 (FS1). For the channel, he has guest-hosted Fox Sports Live and Fox Football Daily covered college basketball. On April 7, 2014, Mike Hill began hosting early evening program America's Pregame until its cancellation in September 2015.
He also began hosting the second season of FS1’s BIG3 games on June 22, 2018.
Mike Hill – Awards, Nominations
Between 1997 and 2000, Mike Hill earned two Emmy Awards for covering high school football.
Mike Hill – Net Worth, Salary
His net worth has been estimated at around $10 million while the figure on his annual salary has not been shared with the public
Mike Hill – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Mike Hill is active with thousands of followers where he shares a glimpse of his personal as well as professional life.
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