Mike Wolfe is an actor and television personality from the United States who is best known for his performance in the History Channel’s show called ‘American Pickers.’ Of which, he is also the creator, writer, producer, and director. He is the co-producer of the music album ‘Music to Pick By’ which has not yet been released. He started picking when he was six years old. Here is a quick summary of Mike Wolfe’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Mike Wolfe was born in Joliet, Illinois on June 11, 1964. He grew up with mother alongside his siblings Beth Wolfe and Robbie Wolfe. The actor was raised in Iowa’s Bettendorf.
Wolfe started to collect things right from an early age and was also a forager. He has been working since he was very young. By six years, he used to pick things from trash and has been doing the same for over 20 years.
In September 2012, he married Jodi Faeth. The couple has a daughter named Charlie Faeth Wolfe. Mike Wolfe lives with his family in Le Claire’s, Leiper’s Fork in Iowa.
There is no information about his educational information as he started his career at a very young age. As a teenager, Wolfe transformed into a professional picker, later he became a competitive bike racer. Both his siblings and his children have appeared on ‘American Pickers.’
Mike Wolfe started collecting items from a very young age. His items used to include vintage collections, which he used to sell in his shop located in La Claire. In 2010, the professional picker became the creator of the reality show ‘American Pickers’ for the History Channel. He has appeared in the show and has also served as its executive producer, director, and writer.
The show got premiered in January 2010 and had successfully completed 18 seasons. In the show, Wolfe explores in the house of the people along with Frank Fritz. The duo has brought many items including film posters, commercial signage, Piaggio Ape, old advertisements, and a unique gasoline pump.
Since its premiere, his show has gained high television ratings. Following that show’s success, many other similar shows were started across the world like ‘Aussie Pickers,’ ‘Canadian Pickers,’ ‘Picked Off,’ and ‘Picker Sisters.’
In 2012, Wolfe created a kids’ initiative known as ‘Kid Pickers.’ He is a professional treasure hunter who has traveled across the United States. He has also ventured into other professions and was a competitive bike racer in his early twenties. In the 1990s, he used to own bike stores in Iowa.
Awards & Achievements
One of the biggest career accomplishments of Mike Wolfe is to be a successful actor. He has not won an award, but he is young and still active in his career. We might expect to see him win an award very soon.
Net Worth of Mike Wolfe
Mike Wolfe’s estimated net worth is more than $5 million. Right from the very beginning he ventured into several professions and found success. His show has attracted many viewers right from its premiere. He also used to earn the shop, The Village Shop and another store in Iowa’s Eldridge. He has also collected many motorcycles including a 1913 twin and 1948 Indian. Additionally, he owns the stores Antique Archaeology in Nashville, Tennessee, and Le Claire, Iowa. He is also an author and has written two books.
Mike Wolfe is one of the most well-known sports actors in reality television. He is also active in social media and has got many followers on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. He has been active in various philanthropic works like ASCPA, Operation Smile, and St. Jude Children’s Hospital. He continues to inspire many to have a successful career by teaching them about “picking”.