We all people like to get information about multiple popular faces and also celebrities whom we have been seeing on the TV screen or various kinds of books, magazines, and newspapers. Maybe, we have been knowing about their life from the gossip pages and we may also have been their fans for a very long period. They are very important part of our daily life and they also play a huge role in our lives to fill entertainment and excitement. One among them is Mike Barrett who is a TV play-by-play announcer for Portland Trail Blazers of National Basketball Association and The Portland Thunder of Arena Football League. Additionally, he is also a former play-by-play announcer for Portland Fire of WNBA.
Now let us get more familiar with Barrett’s personal life biography that has been obtained from different sources. Barrett is the native of Idaho. He has now reached 47 or 48 years of age. He came into this world in the year 1968. His father Duane Barrett is the high school basketball coach. Mike was grown up as a fan of only professional Major League Team in his home state of Oregon, The Portland Trail Blazers. He used to regularly attend the games along with his father. He got enrolled at West Albany High School. He also attended Oregon State University which is located about ten miles away in neighboring Corvallis, Oregon. Later, he got graduated from OSU with a degree in Journalism in 1991.
After completing his graduation from OSU, he started working for the radio station KUIK-AM 1360 located in Hillsboro. He then became the sports director at KXL-AM 750 located in Portland, the flagship station of Trail Blazers in 1992. In 1999, he was hired by Portland trail Blazers as the radio studio host as well as the editor of Blazers’ official magazine called Rip City Magazine. Apart from that, he also writes voluminously for a blog on Blazers’ website offering the game reviews and behind-the-scenes perspective on the team.
Mike Barrett has been active in this field for years and it is sure that during this long period, he must have won multiple fans and followers in his career. Despite that, it is so important for all celebrity to create a virtual image and also goodwill nowadays days by interaction with the fans on different social medias. He has over millions of the followers on his Facebook and Twitter account. Additionally, he is also active in Instagram and link to his Instagram page is https://www.instagram.com/blazermb/ in which he has got more than thousands of followers. He also has a page on Wikipedia and IMDb and we can also follow him on those websites for staying more updated about his stats and personal and professional life.
A talented announcer Mike is married to his wife named Shelly. The pair is living their happy married life and they are very understanding to each other. Additionally, he also has two children together with his wife. Among them, one is a son named Jack and another is a daughter named Gabby. At present, he is residing in Tualatin, Oregon along with his family. Despite being so popular, his salary is not known.