Michael Paul Sorrentino, was born on 4 July 1981, in New Brighton, New York City USA of Italian descent. Better known by his nickname “The Situation”, he is a television personality perhaps best known for appearing in the reality show called “Jersey Shore”, but also for his work as a model. Although he does not have a long list of movies or television shows that he has appeared in, Mike still has quite a lot of fans, who support him and his activities.
If you consider how rich “The Situation” is, it can be said that Mike’s estimated net worth is $6 million. The main source of this sum of money is, of course, his appearances in the reality show, “Jersey Shore”, as he has appeared in all six seasons of this show. In addition to this, Mike gains money from his career as a model.
Mike The Situation Sorrentino Net Worth $6 Million
Mike studied at Manalapan High School, after which he started working in one of the local fitness centers in the position of assistant manager. Later he started his modeling career, and it has had a huge impact on the growth of Mike’s net worth. In 2009 Mike became a part of the reality show called “Jersey Shore”, in which he worked together with Paul DelVEcchio, Nicole Polizzi, Jennifer Farley, Samantha Giancola and others. This show portrays the live of housemates and their relationships, and gained increasing popularity because of various scandals related to the housemates. Undoubtedly, the success of this show became the main source of Mike’s net worth.
Mike was a part of this show until 2012 and it made him more recognized to audiences and the profession. Soon he started receiving invitations to appear in other television shows, including “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, “The Jay Leno Show”, “Chelsea Lately” among others. All these appearances also added to Mike’s net worth. What is more, Mike competed in the show called “Dancing with the Stars”, but he was eliminated after only four weeks.
Step by step his popularity grew and he received an invitation to work with such companies as “Reebok Zigtech”, “Devotion Vodka”, “GNC” and others. In addition to this he also made his own workout DVD and all these activities made Mike’s net worth grow. He also appeared in other reality shows: “The Choice”, “Celebrity Big Brother” and “Marriage Boot Camp”. Clearly, Mike is a very active person and his controversial personality attracts the attention of others.
If to talk about Mike’s personal life, it can be said that he apparently had prescription drug addiction problems, and checked himself into rehabilitation to overcome them. What is more, he has been arrested for assault, and for avoiding paying taxes. Despite all these problems, Mike remained determined and has been able to continue his career. Finally, “The Situation” is one of the most successful reality stars and there is no doubt that even now he has many fans who are waiting for him to become involved in other projects.