Michael Schiavello Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Commentator

Michael Schiavello is an eminent Australian sports commentator and journalist. He has served for AXS TV, K-1, Maximum Fighting Championship, Dream, The Contender Asia, King of the Cage, and ONE Championship as a commentator. Also, Schavello has written for over 50 publications worldwide.

He was the long-serving editor of Blitz Magazine. Michael served as the editor of International Kickboxer magazine until 2009. Schiavello was a feature writer for Inside Sport magazine and was the youngest-ever inductee to the Best Australian Sports Writing Awards.

Michael Schiavello Age

Michael Schiavello was born in Melbourne, Australia, on April 10, 1975. He is 47 years old.

Michael Schiavello Height

Schiavello is a man of average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 7 inches ( Approx 1.7 m).

Michael Schiavello Family

Michael was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia by his loving parents. He became a Freemason in 2009, joining Balwyn-Deepdene Lodge No. 275. Schiavello was raised there to a Master Mason in 2010. However, Michael switched to Daylite Lodge No. 44 upon his relocation to the US.

Michael Schiavello Wife

He is married to his pretty wife called Irena. In September 2011, the duo relocated from his native Melbourne to Las Vegas. The adorable family decided to return to Australia in 2017.  They have two sons.

Michael Schiavello Salary

Michael receives an average salary of $950,540 from his commentating job.

Michael Schiavello Net Worth

Schiavello has an approximate net worth of $1 million – $5 million.

Michael Schiavello Career

Michael first got his start in commentating at age 16. He served at a track and field event in Melbourne. Shortly after, Schiavello started hosting his own radio sports show on Southern FM where he was nicknamed “Mr. Scoop” for his ability to score interviews with world-famous sports stars between high school and homework.

Some of the famous sports personalities He interviewed for his community radio show included cricket stars Mohammad Azharuddin, Richie Richardson, and  Wasim Akram,  soccer stars Diego Maradona and Pele, tennis stars Goran Ivanisevic, Gabriela Sabatini, and Stefan Edberg, pro wrestler The Junkyard Dog, and more.

At the age of 21, a fight promoter in Melbourne asked him to commentate for the video of his show. Other promoters heard it and liked his style. They too asked him to do their shows. When Foxtel (Fox Sports) came on the air in 1996, they asked Michael to commentate for them.

Currently, he commentates on the Singapore-based MMA promotion One Championship. Michael has been the voice of K-1, Dream,  The Contender Asia, Sengoku, and AXS TV Fights (formerly HDNet).

He signed with the North American broadcaster in July 2009 after he captured the attention of the network’s billionaire owner, Mark Cuban.

Schiavello left AXS TV in 2017. Other promotions he has commentated on include Invicta Fighting Championships, Adrenaline, Xplosion, MFC,  XFC,  Evolution, King of the Cage, BAMMA, and Legacy Fighting Championship.

Also, He commented on the 2006 Commonwealth Games and the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Micahel helmed the biggest pay-per-view event in Australian television history alongside the late Clinton Grybas,  Adam Watt, Kostya Tszyu, and Paul Briggs.

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