Mike Madigan
Mike Madigan
Real Name/Full Name Michael Joseph Madigan
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Mike Madigan
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 19 April 1942
Age/How Old: 82 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 181 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
Weight: In Kilograms – 89 Kg
In Pounds – 196 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Michael J. Madigan Sr.
Mother – Mary Rita Madigan
Siblings: Marita McGivney
School: St. Ignatius College Prep and Saint Adrian’s Elementary School
College: Loyola University Chicago School of Law and University of Notre Dame
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Shirley Murray
Kids/Children Name: Tiffany Madigan, Lisa Madigan, Nicole Madigan and Andrew Madigan
Profession: American politician
Net Worth: $2 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

When it comes to politics, some people hate it while for some, it is what they eat, what they breathe and what they live for. Nobody would explain politics as part of their daily lives than Mike Madigan. Mike is a famous or well-known politician in the United States as he has served there for a long time now. Currently, he is the Speaker of Illinois House of Representatives. Interestingly, he has served in this office since 1983 except for just two years which means, he has served in that office for more than 30 years.

For this reason, he is said to be one of the longest serving leaders in the U.S history something that he is always proud of. In fact, no leader either in the state or federal legislative has been able to serve American as Mike Madigan has. This means, he has served through different generations and understand American politics more than any other person in the country.

Well, how well do you know about Michael Madigan? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Michael Madigan’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 Madigan to date.

Biography and Early Life

On 19th April 1942, a young boy was born by the name Michael Joseph Madigan. His parents Michael J. Madigan Sr. and Mary Rita Madigan were very happy to be blessed with a baby boy. Although they had great plans for their son and believed that he would be a great person in future, none of them thought he would be as famous as he is today. Mike is not the only child of the Madigan’s as he has a sibling named Marita McGivney. Mike is American by birth considering his parents were living in Chicago, Illinois which is in the United States of America at the time of his birth.

If you though he is the first or the only one in the family to fall in love with politics, then you are mistaken. His Father Michael J. Madigan Sr. was a Democratic Party die-hard supporter and he was also the 13th Ward precinct captain. His contribution in serving the people was so immense that they named a park in his memory.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Michael Madigan in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Michael Madigan’s age is 82 years old as of today’s date 18th June 2024 having been born on 19 April 1942. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 181 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 196lbs in Pound and 89 kg in Kilograms.


You would never be so good in politics as well as be profound in law as Mike is if you are not a learned person. Therefore, looking at how successful Madigan is, you can be sure that he was a book warmer. To start with, he was enrolled into Saint Adrian’s Elementary School and later joined St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago which was located on the west side of Chicago. After graduating from high school, he decided to pursue a degree and therefore enrolled into University of Notre Dame. Then in 1967, he graduated with a J.D from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Mike Madigan has a balanced life. This is because, he did not spend so much time taking care of his career that he forgot about his social life. In the 1970s, he met Shirley Murray who at the time was a divorcee and a single mom of a beautiful girl named Lisa. The two started dating and in 1976, they tied the knot and Madigan adopted Lisa. Their union was later blessed with two daughters and a son.

The names of their children are; Andrew Madigan, Tiffany Madigan and Nicole Madigan. The couple has been together for more than 40 years now and they are doing perfectly okay and are very much in love with each other. Madigan loved Lisa and treated her like his own daughter, as a result, this girl has learnt a lot from him and is currently the Attorney General of Illinois.

Is Mike Madigan Gay?

Mike Madigan has not revealed any information of his love relationships before he met his wife Shirley. However, since they have been together for more than 40 years now and have 3 children together, it is enough to prove that he is straight.

Professional Career

Mike ventured into the political world while he was still very young. At one time, in 1969, Mike was considered as the youngest committeeman to be elected in the 13th Ward Precinct captains. He was 27 years old at that time. Since then, he has served in different offices. Some of these include; House of Representative in 22nd District in 1970. Since 1983, he was appointed as the Speaker of House of Representative of Illinois. He has held this position for more than 30 years now and he is respected for the work he does.


Holding the same political position for more than 3 decades is not a joke. This is because, it is a great sign of trust and confidence that people have in you. This is what Mike Madigan enjoys to date. As a result, he has received many honors including Colorado Book Award for Thriller/Suspense.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Mike Madigan in 2024

Mike Madigan Net Worth
Mike Madigan Net Worth

Mike has committed himself in serving the people of Illinois and the U.S. as a whole. However, he has also earned a fortune from his salary and other remunerations adding to a total net worth of $2 Million.

Mike’s father was so committed in serving his country. As a result, he passed the same into his son and today, he can be proud to see how successful he has become.


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