Michael Smerconish Bio, Age, Wife, Books, Net Worth, Career

Michael Smerconish Biography

Michael Smerconish is an American radio host, political commentator, television presenter, and lawyer. He is also a newspaper columnist who currently writes The Philadelphia Inquirer Sunday column. Likewise, he is an author known for his one novel and six non-fiction books.

How old is Michael Smerconish? – Age

The reporter is 61 years old as of 2023. He was born on March 15, 1962, in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States, where he grew up.

How tall is Michael Smerconish? – Height

Smerconish is 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall.

Michael Smerconish Mother, Father – Family

Michael was born to Walter Smerconish and Florence Smerconish in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States. He was brought up along with his brother; Wally Smerconish.

Smerconish Education

The journalist enrolled at Central Bucks West High School. Afterward, he graduated with a B.A. degree from Lehigh University. He also holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He also holds two Doctor of Humane Letters degrees from both Widener University and Delaware Valley College. In addition, he graduated from the rom University of the Sciences with a Doctor of Science degree.

Is Michael Smerconish Married? – Wife

Smerconish is currently married to his lovely wife, Lavinia Smerconish. She is a real estate salesperson who works to help clients buy and sell homes and properties. She has worked with clients on the Chester County, Main Line, as well as the Center City for more than two decades.

Journalist and Author Michael Smerconish Photo
Journalist and Author Michael Photo

Michael Smerconish Children

The CNN anchor and his wife Lavinia have been blessed with three sons; Simon, Wilson, and Michael Smerconish Jr. They also have a daughter named Caitlin Chagan from her previous marriage.

Michael Career

Smerconish is a vastly recognized radio host who currently serves as the host of CNN. He also hosts the network’s Smerconish International program at 9:00 a.m. ET on Saturdays. Likewise, he broadcasts The Michael Smerconish Program at 9:00 a.m. on the weekdays on POTUS Channel (124) at SiriusXM.

Most noteworthy, she is a newspaper columnist who works with The Philadelphia Inquirer. He has also served as a substitute host on 96.5 FM WWDB Philadelphia talk station. In addition, he was hired by WWDB where he worked as a political analyst.

Furthermore, he worked for MSNBC as a news contributor and host of the station’s Scarborough Country. Moreover, his coverage has been featured on news platforms such as Larry King Live and The Today Show. His reports have also appeared on The View, The Colbert Report, Real Time with Bill Maher, and The O’Reilly Factor.


Michael is a professional political commentator and lawyer. He served as the regional administrator of the Department of Housing and Urban Development for Philadelphia Region III. He worked under Secretary Jack Kemp for the District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. He also served in Rizzo’s losing (Republican) as his political director.


  • Marconi Award
  • Philadelphia Achievement in Radio Award


  • Murdered by Mumia: A Life Sentence of Loss, Pain, and Injustice
  • Instinct: The Man Who Stopped the 20th Hijacker
  • Morning Drive: Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking
  • Morning Drive: Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking
  • Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right: American Life in Columns

Michael Smerconish Net Worth

Citing his career, Michael sits at an estimated net worth of $2 Million.

Michael Smerconish Instagram

You can find and follow Smerconish on Instagram using the account name: @smerconish

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