Mike Finnegan is a self-taught engine builder, fabricator, and a hot rod builder. Besides, he possesses great skills as a snowboarder, wake surfer, and drag boat racer. He has several world championships under his belt. Also, he is a photographer and an editor, having edited numerous articles for publication since 2000 which have greatly boosted his net worth.
The married white American has written and edited articles for many magazines including Hot Boat, Hot Rod, Sports Truck and Off-Road among others. Mike Finnegan is also famous for being a TV host of the show Hot Rod Garage.
Wiki-Bio: How old is Mike Finnegan?
Very sketchy details are available concerning Mike Finnegan’s early life. However, it is known that he celebrates his birthday on 27th January. The exact year of his birth is still unknown to the public. Judging by the appearance, we can probably guess that he was born either in the late 70s or in the early 80s which makes it a little bit difficult to state his exact age.
He was born in the United States of America to white American parents. Details about his parents, their names, where they live or what they do are also scanty. Mike, however, said that his parents had been married for more than 50 years. Mike has a sister and a brother with whom they grew together under the tutelage of their parents.
Roadkill star, Mike Finnegan joined the Orange County Community college and graduated with an Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree in Journalism. This graduation marked the start of his career as a journalist. His mastery of the art of writing saw him write and edit for several automobile magazines. Some of the magazines he wrote for and edited include Mini Truckin, Dragbaoat, and Truckin.
It was in Laguna Hills where he made his debut in the automobile industry. His task at the time was to instill car stereos and alarms. His next landing was the Motor Trend YouTube RoadKill series. Together with his co-worker David Freiburger, they bought cars, fixed them and returned them to LA. Motor Trend would later turn into a magazine whereas RoadKill has turned into an internet show which runs to date.
Later in the pursuit of his dreams, the former Board member of the National Jet Boat Association began his own YouTube channel called Finnegan’s Garage. It was on the 12th January 2016 when the channel was officially launched. In the channel, Mike Finnegan stocks videos of his garage, what he does and tips for other car owners. The viewership has grown to 24 million people who watch his videos. Moreover, the current subscription stands at around 418 thousand. The quality content that is uploaded in his channel as well as the fame that Mike bears in the automobile industry, has ensured his great popularity.
Together with his family, they live in their new house in Georgia.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Mike Finnegan has a height of 6 feet 11 inches. His weight is 75kilos.
Mike Finnegan Married to Wife and Have Children
The American celebrity is a married man. The two tied the knot on 18th September 2005. He has been married to his wife since then. During their 11th anniversary, Mike Finnegan renewed his marriage vows to his wife in a beautiful ceremony that took place at St. Simons Island. They had gone there for a family trip.
His sister is said to have officiated the ceremony. Other family members were also present during the ceremony. Other than that, no further details have been divulged concerning his wife. She has always tried to keep away from the limelight of the media, and the husband has also ensured the same. No one knows about either her background or her career, except Mike Finnegan of course and maybe family members and close friends.
His wife had been driving a 1969 Chevrolet El Camino. To show his love for her, he upgraded her car and bought her a Chevrolet LS-based engine. This he did for her in January 2015.
The lovely couple is blessed with two children. Both are boys. While wishing his fans a happy Easter on 2nd April 2018, he posted a picture of his two boys on his Instagram page. The family lives in Georgia where they have put up their own house.
Mike Finnegan Net Worth
The TV host’s net worth has not fully been ascertained. However, he has several streams of income. He has been hosting since 2000, and this has contributed much to the rise of his net worth. He also gets income from The Enthusiast Network’s Publication “Hot Rod Magazine” which he has been working for since 2009.
Also, the celebrity has been earning from writing, editing articles and photography. He has done these for various automobile magazines like Mini Truckin, Truckin’ Mag, and Dragboat since 2002. His YouTube channel has also given him a lot of returns since 2016.
With all these said and done, his actual net worth is yet to be known but we hope it will be disclosed soon.
Mike Finnegan Cars
The most popular Mike Finnegan cars in his Roadkill show project include:
- The General Mayhem 1968 Dodge Charger, with 3,461 votes.
- The Rotsun, with 2,028 votes.
- The Muscle Truck, with 1,872 votes.
- The Raunchero, with 770 votes.
- The Blasphemi ’55 Chevy, with 713 votes.
- The Crusher Camaro, with 621 votes.
- The ’69 El Camino, with 527 votes.