Mike Finnegan: Wiki-Bio, net worth, married?, wife, kids, career facts.

Mike Finnegan’s talent is neither limited by his passion nor by his profession. A self-taught engine builder, fabricator, and hot rod builder, Mike is also a huge fan of snowboarding, wake surfing, and boat racing. A photography fanatic, Mike loves to display his photos on social media. The leading cast member of the reality TV series RoadKill, Mike also has a YouTube Channel where he documents behind the scenes of the TV series. The reality series sees Mike partner up with co-worker David Freiburger and the pair take turns to put junky hot rods and trashed-out muscle cars through their paces. In this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Mike Finnegan.

Early Life

Mike Finnegan was born on the 27th of January in the United States. Details on Mike’s early life are a complete mystery and Mike hasn’t disclosed many details. As a young kid, Mike loved to tinker with anything he could find. He spent much of his early life with his siblings. As a young kid, Mike attended the Orange County Community college and graduated with an Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree in Journalism. While the details are scanty, Mike pursued a Master’s degree in the field of Journalism.

RoadKill star Mike Finnegan
RoadKill star Mike Finnegan

Professional Career

Following his bachelor’s degree, Mike began his career working several odd jobs. He started at Laguna Hills where he installed car stereos and alarms. In a similar time frame, Mike also wrote for several automobile magazines including Mini Truckin, Dragbaoat, and Truckin. Over the years, Mike gathered relevant experience which saw him succeed in the automobile industry.

Television Career

Mike first started his journey on-screen with the Motor Trend Road Kill series. He paired up with David Freiburger to fix cars and ship them back to LA. The TV series was later converted into a quarterly magazine that stopped production in 2018. However, the series has been continued and is put out via YouTube. Some of his notable television works over the years include:

  • Roadkill: A show where Mike and his co-host David Freiburger take on various challenges with old and neglected cars, often resulting in hilarious and unexpected outcomes.
  • Hot Rod Garage: A show where Mike and his co-host Tony Angelo build and modify various projects ranging from muscle cars to trucks to dragsters.
  • Faster with Finnegan: A show where Mike and his crew of friends compete against different types of vehicles using their own modified rides.

Mike Finnegan has also made appearances in other shows such as Roadkill Garage, Roadkill Classics, and MotorTrend LIVE From SEMA. He has a passion for cars and vehicles, and enjoys sharing his knowledge and skills with his fans and viewers. He is also active on social media platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, where he posts updates on his projects and personal life.

Finnegan’ Garage

In addition to television career, Mike also operates a private channel. Entitled Finnegan’s Garage, the channel features Mike as he dishes out advice to drivers on how best to take care of their car. The channel was launched on the 12th of January 2016.

He uploads videos of his builds, repairs, upgrades and challenges, featuring a variety of vehicles such as a 1963 Corvette, a 1970 Dodge Charger, a 1986 Toyota Mini Truck and a twin-turbo jet boat. He also interacts with his viewers by opening fan mail, answering questions and giving shout-outs.

Finnegan’s Garage has over 900K subscribers and more than 120 million views as of July 2023. It is one of the most entertaining and informative automotive channels on YouTube, where Finnegan showcases his skills, creativity and personality. Whether he is doing a six-gear burnout in his Chevy C10, fixing his big-block engine with JB Weld, or racing his jet boat on the water, Finnegan always delivers fun and excitement to his audience.

Net Worth

Mike Finnegan has an estimated net worth of $3 million. He earns his income from multiple sources, such as:

  • Producing and hosting the show¬†Roadkill, an auto-themed online show produced by the¬†MotorTrend Group.
  • Running his own YouTube channel,¬†Finnegan‚Äôs Garage, where he showcases his projects and adventures.
  • Serving as an editor at¬†Hot Rod Magazine, one of the oldest and most popular automotive magazines in the US.
  • Writing for several other automobile magazines, such as¬†Dragboat,¬†Trukin‚Äô Mag, and¬†Mini Truckin.

Personal Life-Mike Finnegan Wife & Kids

While Mike is a married man, there are very few details on his wife. The lady in question is yet to be identified, even though the two tied the knot on the 18th of September 2005. The pair renewed their wedding vows during their 11th Anniversary and are currently nearing 15th years of togetherness. The pair have two lovely boys and the family of four is currently living in Georgia.

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