Mike Seidel
Mike Seidel
Real Name/Full Name Michael Philip Seidel
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Mike Seidel
Birth Place: Salisbury, Maryland, United States of America
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 18 January 1956
Age/How Old: 68 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175.26 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 79 Kg
In Pounds – 174 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Light Brown
Parents Name: Father – Samuel W. Seidel
Mother – Marilyn
Siblings: N/A
School: Wicomico Senior High School
College: Salisbury State College,  State University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Christine Schroder (m. 1994)
Kids/Children Name: Sam and Zoe
Profession: Meteorologist
Net Worth: $4 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Michael Philip Seidel, popularly known as Mike Seidel, is an American Meteorologist who used to work for The Weather Channel. In March 1992, he started working for The Weather Channel, which is one of the best in the business. He is famous for his skills in Severe Weather Conditions, Hurricanes, and Snowstorms.

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

Biography and Early Life

Mike Seidel was born on 18 January 1956 at Salisbury, in Maryland, United States of America. His father’s name is Samuel W. Seidel, and his mother’s name is Marilyn. His father is an Insurance Executive, and his mother is a Nurse. His interest in Weather and Climate was from his childhood when he was six years of age. At that age, he used to measure snowfall in his home. He made a small weather station on the roof of his own house when he was in the 8th standard in his school.

When he was in high school and college, he worked for some weather stations named WJDY-AM, which is in Salisbury, WDMV-AM, in Pocomoke City, WKHI-FM in the Ocean City, and also in WSUX-FM AW, which is in Seaford, Delaware. In 1979, he was a student of the Salisbury State College who initiated the Omicron Delta Kappa Circle.

After he completed his graduation, from 1980 to 1982, he started his career working in a television station named WMDT-TV in Salisbury. He got his Master’s degree under the direction of the Weather Channel’s Expert named Dr. Greg Forbes. When he was doing his graduation, he visited the Weather World, which was telecasted on the Pennsylvania Public Television Network.

He started broadcasting at WYFF-TV, and he took it like full-time work, which was in Greenville, South Carolina. He continued his career from 1983 to 1989. After that, he came back to Salisbury and started working as a Meteorologist for the WBOC-TV from 1989. He continued working there till March 1992.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Mike Seidel in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Mike Seidel’s age is 68 years old as of today’s date 24th July 2024 having been born on 18 January 1956. Though, he is 5′ 9″in feet and inches and 175.26 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 174 lbs in Pound and 79 kg in Kilograms.


Mike Seidel completed his schooling at Wicomico Senior High School, which is now Wicomico High School. He completed his graduation from Salisbury State College with a degree in Bachelor of Science. He also did a double major in Mathematics and Geography in 1979. After that, he completed his Master’s Degree from State University in Meteorology.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Mike Seidel got married to Christine Schroder in 1994. The name of their two children is Sam and Zoe.

Is Mike Seidel Gay?

No, Mike Seidel is not gay. He married Christine Schroder in 1994, and they have two children named Sam and Zoe, which proves that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

Mike Seidel encountered his first hurricane, which was named Hurricane Edouard, on Labor Day weekend in the year 1996, which took place at Cape Cod. After that, he has also experienced almost an average of 70 tropical storms and hurricanes, and he has also seen numerous snow and ice storms and tornados.

He has also live broadcasted from many renowned tournaments named the PGA Tour, the Baseball All-Star Game, the World Series, and the Indianapolis 500 automobile race. In addition, he used to host the National Football League “Kickoff Forecast” matches every Sunday morning from National Football League venues from 2002 to 2012.


Mike Seidel got a nomination for News & Documentary Emmy Awards in 2017 and 2018. He got a nomination for the Outstanding Coverage for a Breaking News story in a Newscast. But he never got any award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Mike Seidel in 2024

Mike Seidel Net Worth
Mike Seidel Net Worth

The net worth of Mike Seidel is $4 Million as of 2024. Most of his wealth comes from his broadcasting career and experience. He started working on his dreams when he was only eight years old, and he started earning a huge amount with his skills.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Following are some interesting facts about Mike Seidel:

  • He used to work for the weather channel since March 1992.
  • He is famous for his skills in Severe Weather Conditions, Hurricanes, and Snowstorms.
  • In class 8, he made a small weather station on the roof of his own house.
  • He received his Master’s degree under the guidance of Dr. Greg Forbes, the Weather Channel expert.
  • When he was doing his graduation, he visited the Weather World, which was telecasted on the Pennsylvania Public Television Network.

Mike Seidel is one of the skillful persons who made his dream come true, which he saw at an early age. He has done his bachelor’s and master’s both and completed his higher education. He is now a successful person and is happily living with his wife and children.


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