Michael Gelman
Michael Gelman
Real Name/Full Name Michael Seth Gelman
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Michael Gelman
Birth Place: Highland park Illinois
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 4 August 1961
Age/How Old: 62 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 196 cm
In Feet and Inches –6′ 5″
Weight: In Kilograms – 82 Kg
In Pounds – 181 lbs
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College: University of Colorado
Religion: Judaism
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Laurie Hibberd (M. 2000)
Kids/Children Name: Jamie Alexandra and Misha Gelman
Profession: Actor, television producer
Net Worth: $20 million
Last Updated: June 2024

In the film industry, people are gifted differently. There are those who do well in film writing and production while others are only good in as actors. However, there are others who start up in a single field then later realize they are good in more than one field and that’s exactly what happened to Michael Gelman. Michael Seth Gelman is an American actor, and executive producer.

He became famous for being the executive producer of live “Kelly and Ryan”. He is also an actor who has appeared in minor roles in television. He has starred in Faith and Hope which is a Kelly Ripa’s ABC sitcom. Seth has also been listed to the Guinness world record for the most morning show episodes produced by the same producer.

Well, how well do you know about Michael Gelman? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Michael Gelman’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Michael Gelman to date.

Biography and Early Life

Michael Seth Gelman was born on August 4, 1961 in Highland park, Illinois. He was brought up in a Chicago suburb of Highland Park in a Jewish family. He has kept details of his family on a low-key profile. He has not provided any information about his parents as well as his siblings.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Michael Gelman in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Michael Gelman’s age is 62 years old as of today’s date 20th June 2024 having been born on 4 August 1961. Though, he is 6′ 5″ in feet and inches and 196 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 181lbs in Pound and 82 kg in Kilograms.


Michael Seth Gelman enrolled at the University of Colorado School of journalism where he graduated with a degree in broadcast production management. He covered the pre-Olympic trials in the country as a field producer, editor and cameraman at the U.S Ski Association. His notable internship came during his summer year at WABC-TV in New York.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Michael Gelman With Wife Laurie Hibberd
Michael Gelman With Wife Laurie Hibberd

Michael is a family man. He married his wife Laurie Hibberd in the year 2000 who is also a television personality form Canada.  After marriage Laurie changed her faith to that of her husband which is Judaism. Together they have been blessed to be parents of two daughters namely Misha Gelman and Jamie Alexandra.  They live happily together in Manhattan and there are no signs of divorce.

Is Michael Gelman Gay?

Michael got married when he was only 30 years of age. He has been married to his wife Laurie Hibberd since then and they have two daughters. Having known this we have no doubt to believe that he is straight.

Professional Career

He covered the pre-Olympic trials in the country as a field producer, editor and cameraman at the U.S Ski Association while still at the University of Colorado.

Michael‘s career began when he was given an opportunity to be an intern at the WABC-TV in New, York. Then in the 80’s he was made the production assistant at the local morning talk show “Regis Philbin”. He was promoted to later became the executive producer of the morning show that was later became a live show. It was a highly rated primetime variety program. In 1987 Michael returned to “The morning show” as the executive producer. it later changed from the morning show to “the live show” Then in 1988  “Live  with  Regis $ Kathie Lee” went into a national syndication.

While at it he worked with numerous people before he eventually worked with live with Kelly and Ryan. In 1987 he became the youngest producer of a national talk show. This made him to even become more famous. Michael was parodied as an ambiguous, flamboyant gay character on the Saturday night live by Chris Kattan and Rachel Dratch and also on “Dana Carvey show” by Stephen Colbert.

Michael debut into acting later in his career, in 2005 he appeared in Kelly ripper’s series Hope and faith an ABC sitcom. Additionally in 2000 he appeared in an episode of Spin city which made him gather a huge following even in his social media platforms.

Michael has also appeared in several television series such as, who wants to be a millionaire, episodes of Hollywood squares and also as a guest judge on Iron chef America which also made him receive public media attention.


Michael has made great achievements in his career like being one of the most respected producers. He entered to the Guinness World Records for most morning show episodes produced by the same person. He has also managed to receive several Emmy award nominations in the past. Although has not won most of them he has managed to earn accolades from both the industry and its audience. He however in 2012 he won a daytime Emmy award for outstanding talk show/entertainment.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Michael Gelman in 2024

Michael Gelman Net Worth
Michael Gelman Net Worth

Michael main source of wealth comes from being an executive producer. He has record of producing the same show for a long time. Michael has an estimated salary of $2 million per year as a producer.  In addition to being an executive producer he is also a television host, editor and a cameraman. He lately ventured into acting a career that has seen him earn a lucrative amount and contributing to his overall wealth. As of 2024, he has earned a net worth of $20 million.

Michael has shown tremendous growth in his career. He started as an intern and his work was exemplary that the company was willing to maintain him as their employ. He started off with small roles and his hard work and his persistent consistency saw him be promoted to the executive position to date he is one of the richest producers born in Illinois.


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