What Is Bill Michaels Doing Now? His Show, Wife, Age, Bio & Facts

Bill-Michaels
Published Date: 26 Jan, 2021 Updated date: 26 Jan, 2021 By Daniel Roffer

After two decades of Milwaukee airwaves, Bill is taking a break from his on-air job. He leaves WSSP 1250 AM The Fan, a Milwaukee-based sports talk station and it means that is the end of The Bill Michaels Show.

Bill Michaels aka “The Big Unit” is an American veteran media personality. He is prominently known for his show, The Bill Michaels Show on WSSP, Milwaukee’s sports talk station.

Bill Michaels Wiki; Age, Family, Education

Bill is 53 years old of age according to the wiki sources. He was born in the year 1967 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and celebrates his birthday on 4th December.

Not much is known regarding his parents or siblings. His father was a big fan of the then-Green Bay Packers’ star Bart Starr.

The 6 foot 6 inches attended Elder High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. After completing high school, he went to Ohio State University and graduated with a degree in Journalism and Broadcast Communications.

His Career Journey

Bill began his radio career at WRCR in Rushville, Indiana. Moreover, he worked as a radio broadcaster at WLW in Cincinnati, Ohio for two years from 1997 to 1999.

In 1999, he joined WTMJ, an ABC News Radio station in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There, he worked as an on-air talent, talks show host, and Packers radio network host. He worked for 12 years at the station.

In 2011, he joined WSSP 1250 AM The Fan in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He then started The Bill Michaels Show, which aired during the weekday midday slot from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

After a decade of the show, Bill announced he will be leaving the station and the show on 8 January 2021. Citing the reason, he stated that there comes a time in your time when some stresses begin to drag you down.

However, he did not specify the stress, which led him to take a brief break from the airwaves.

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What Is Bill Michaels Doing Now?

Michaels did not reveal his future plan after leaving the show. He remained active on his Twitter and Facebook, where he earned thousands of followers.

Meanwhile, on 26 January 2021, he revealed through his Facebook post that his new podcast The Bill Michaels Podcast will begin on the 26 of January 2021.

Well, it looks like Bill is back in the sportscasting job after a brief break.

His Married Life; Wife, Children

Bill married Sherry DuChateau in July 2018. Sherry is an insurance and healthcare professional, who now serves as a Senior Underwriting Consultant at Lincoln Financial Group.

Moreover, she is the mother of two children; a daughter named Alexa and a son named Easton from her previous relationship.

It is not known whether Bill and Sherry are together or separated now.

Previously, Bill was in a relationship with a lady named Judy. In the 2001 interview, he mentioned Judy as his fiancée. However, there is no further detail about the relationship.

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Some Interesting Facts About Bill Michaels

  • While growing up, he idolized Al Michaels, Marty Breneman, and Joe Nuxhall.
  • The Talkers Magazine regarded him as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Sports Talk Show Hosts in the United States.
  • In December 2015, he suffered severe injury as he was left with a torn triceps and a severe concussion when he tried to start the snowblower.
  • In his spare time, he loves boating and playing golf.
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