Michael Gregory Rowe (born March 18, 1962) is an American television host, narrator, and former opera singer. He is known for his work on the Discovery Channel series Dirty Jobs and the series Somebody's Gotta Do It originally developed for CNN. He currently hosts a series produced for Facebook called Returning the Favor in which he finds people doing good deeds and does something for them in return. He also hosts the podcast The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe, which he describes as "short stories designed specifically for the curious mind plagued with a short attention span". Rowe has narrated programs on the Discovery Channel, The Science Channel, and National Geographic Channel such as Deadliest Catch, How the Universe Works, and Shark Week. He has also appeared in commercials for firms such as the Ford Motor Company.
|Full name at birth||
Michael Gregory Rowe
|Claim to fame||
Dirty Jobs, Somebody's Gotta Do It
|Date of birth||
18 March 1962
|Place of birth||
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Television host, Narrator, Actor, Voice over actor, Opera singer, Activist
6' (183 cm)
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Overlea High School, Baltimore, MD (1980)
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