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.
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.
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.
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. While the series is free for viewing, episodes are fist uploaded via a different medium. After eight weeks, episodes are uploaded on YouTube. The series aired its first episode on the 17th of February 2012 and is currently airing its sixth season.
Alongside making regular TV appearances in RoadKill, 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. As of 2020, the channel has 632K followers and has more than 50 million views. And while his career on YouTube doesn’t add much to his net worth, Mike makes an annual sum of USD 3 million.
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.