Michael Savage is the professional name of Michael Alan Weiner, who is an American author, nutritionist, activist, and radio host. He has a role as a commentator who deals with conservative politics. He is famous for being the host of nationally syndicated talk on Talk Radio Network.
Michael Alan Weiner was born in 1942, 31st March. He was born in The Bronx, Newyork. His father was Benjamin Weiner, while his mother was Rae Weiner. His parents were Jewish, whose home of origin was Russia and had traveled to settle in America.
According to Michael, he had many hardships at an early age. His family was composed of three members exclusive of father and mother to make five. His youngest brother was born with disabilities hence could not speak or hear called Jerome. He passed on in 1969. Michael’s father possessed an antique business, but at the age of fifty-seven years, he received a heart attack that killed him. Allan’s father died in 1970, leaving behind a widow Rae Weiner to continue her life alone. Thirteen years later, she followed his husband to the grave.
Michael attended Jamaica High school and completed his studies there in 1958. From high school, he was enrolled at Queens’ College and studied to receive his bachelor’s degree in biology by 1963. Having received the recommended qualification from his education, Michael got an opportunity of working in several high schools around New York City as a teacher.
In 1964, Michael got his first wife, who was known as Carol Ely. Their marriage, however, ended. Three years later, Michael decided to remarry and chose Janet, who is today’s wife.
Savage also afterward attended the University of Hawaii. He obtained a Master of Science in botany degree in 1970. Michael continued to study Masters of Arts in Anthropology and graduated in1972 in the same university. He also attended California University, where he earned a Ph.D.
Michael Savage’s career started as a teacher in New York City, high school. He later went to work for Timothy Leary in Millbrook, New York, as a housekeeper. Timothy Leary is a famous advocate of psychedelic drugs
Michael Savage made himself known to some brilliant writers around the North Beach area of San Francisco by the 1980s. He established friendships with poet Allen Ginsberg and Stephen Schwartz from the beat. Lawrence Ferlinghetti was among the poets who traveled together with Michael and even talked through letters and postcards.
Michael could tell these friends about his future career as elaborated by Neeli Cherkovski, who spoke of Michael’s dream of becoming a stand-up comic of Lenny Bruce Nature. Michael Savage began his radio career on KGO, which was a talk radio station and had many programs. Savage joined MSNBC television station for a part-time job.
Awards & Achievements
Michael Savage received Freedom of Speech Award by Talkers Magazine. That was with its annual publications. The ceremony occurred on 9th June 2007. He was also named in the National Radio Hall of fame as an inductee in 2016.
Net Worth & Salary of Michael Savage
Michael Savage has an estimated net worth of around $60 million. He has worked for his wealth through teaching in high schools and also working for Timothy Leary. He has also authored books for sale. He has been employed in radio and television stations to earn some of his wealth.
Michael Savage started a confusing life in her childhood by living with his brother, who was disabled. Savage was left by his parents and even the said brother through death. All these did not stop him from becoming what he is today. He stands tall to criticize the government when oppressing its citizens and has been recognized well in politics.