Mike Costello is a prominent British sports broadcaster currently working for DAZN as the main boxing commentator. Previously, Costello served at BBC Radio for 45 years.
He started his career in 1979 at the BBC as a filing clerk in the accounts department. Because of restructuring, he moved to the accounts department within the BBC World Service. He later became a runner and then a Broadcast Assistant on the BBC World Service sports desk.
Mike Costello Age
Mike Costello was born in England in 1960. He is 62 years old.
Mike Costello Height
Costello is a man of above-average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 7 inches ( Approx 1.7 m).
Mike Costello Family
Mike was born and raised to his caring parents in Camberwell, London. His Irish parents moved over from Spiddal in Galway, Ireland. He took a job in the BBC accounts department at the age of 1. Costello ended up as a runner for BBC World Service after looking for other opportunities within the company.
Mike Costello Wife
He has managed to keep his marital status hidden, however, information regarding this matter at hand is in progress and will be updated as soon as available.
Mike Costello Salary
Mike earns an annual salary of $313,683 per year. This is according to DAZN News anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.
Mike Costello Net Worth
Costello has an estimated net worth of $23 million.
Mike Costello Career
Currently, He is the lead commentator on DAZN’s boxing coverage. Mike has served in sports media since the late 1980s, reporting on cricket and athletics for the BBC. He called live boxing for the first time in 2002. He went on to become the voice of their fight coverage and called multiple Olympic Games. Mike joined DAZN in the summer of 2021. He is now one of the world’s most renowned and respected boxing experts.
After his boxing and coaching at Lynn AC, there came a desire to enter the company’s sports realm, and Mike would eventually take voice lessons and made his commentary debut at the 1995 World Championships.
Mike made his Olympics broadcasting debut five years later in Sydney. His career highlight came after his voice became a big part of the Games arriving in London in 2012. In 2002 established 5 Live commentator John Rawling lost his voice. This led to Mike’s big break on Radio 5 Live as he took over the role.
Costello stepped in and never looked back. Matchroom Boxing events started airing live and exclusively on DAZN in the UK and Ireland in June 2021. The game has changed, thanks to DAZN and Matchroom Boxing’s huge UK deal that started with Matchroom Fight Camp on July 31, 2021, August 7, 2021, and August 14, 2021.