Mike Rowe



  • Birth Name: Michael Gregory Rowe
  • Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/18/1962, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor; TV host
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Mike Rowe Fast Facts:
  • Sang professionally with the Baltimore opera.
  • Sold man-made diamonds as a QVC host and claims to have sold more than $100 million in merchandise.
  • Hosted in-flight video features, On Air TV, for American Airlines.
  • Spent three years as host of Evening Magazine in San Francisco.
  • Has appeared in commercials for Tylenol, Ford, Lee Jeans, Caterpillar and, with his parents, Viva paper towels.
  • Voice of Discovery's Deadliest Catch Alaskan crab-fishing series.
  • Estimated that he's narrated 1000 hours of television, including TBS's Worst Case Scenario, History Channel's The Most, and as a Discovery Channel staple involved with Egypt Week Live, Deadliest Catch and now Dirty Jobs.
  • Launched a website, MikeRoweWorks.com, in 2008 to bring attention to the decline of the blue-collar trades and the deteriorating American infrastructure.
  • Mike Rowe Relationships:
  • John Rowe - Father
  • Peggy Rowe - Mother
  • Mike Rowe Awards:
  • 2003 Emmy: Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour) - Nominee
  • 2009 Emmy: Outstanding Reality Program - Nominee
  • 2008 Emmy: Outstanding Reality Program - Nominee
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Reality Program - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Essex Community College, Essex, MD; Towson State University, Towson, MD

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