Michael Gelman Biography

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Michael Gelman is an executive producer of the reality show “Live With Kelly and Ryan”. He has also appeared in the two episodes of Kelly Ripa’s ABC sitcom Hope and Faith. He has earned the Guinness World Record by producing most of the morning talk shows and episodes.

Michael Gelman Early Life, Family & Education

Michael Gelman was born on 4th August 1961 in Manhattan, New York. He grew up in a Jewish family and spent his childhood in Queens, New Jersey, and Dix Hills on Long Island until grades 1-6. Later, he moved to Highland Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. He went to the University of Colorado and earned a degree in broadcast production management.


Michael started his career as a college student by covering Olympic trials across the country as a cameraman, field producer, and editor for the Ski Association. He did one of the most important internships with WABC-TV in New York while spending his junior years in studies.

The station later produced the current episodes of “Live With Kelly and Ryan”. In the 1980s, he was appointed as the production assistant for Regis Philbin’s talk show “The Morning Show”.

Gelman worked hard and successfully towards his way to becoming executive producer for the show “The Morning Show” which later became live. Gelman was caricatured in shows including The Dana Carvey Show and Saturday Night Live as an ambiguously gay character.

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Michael Gelman Biography

Real Name Michael Seth Gelman
Birth Date August 4, 1961
Age (as of 2024) 62 Years
Birth Place Manhattan, New York, USA
Nationality American
Profession Executive
Religion Judaism
Sun sign Leo

Physical Statistics

Michael Gelman Executive
Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 62 kg  –  in Pounds –  136 lbs
Shoe Size 9 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Green
Body Type Slim




College University of Colorado

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Laurie Hibberd
Children Two Jamie Alexandra Gelman, Misha Gelman

Personal life

In 2000, Michael Gelman married Laurie Hibberd. She is one of the most famous television personalities in Canada and has also worked as a co-host in FX’s show Breakfast Time with Tom Bergeron which used to be telecasted as a morning show.

She has been converted to Judaism where her husband has maintained a trust. They together have two daughters named Jamie and Misha. Both of their daughters live in Manhattan. Laurie Gelman was born and brought up in Great White North.

She has spent almost 25 years as a broadcaster in both Canada and the United States. She is now a successful novel writer and currently lives in New York with her husband Michael and two teenage daughters.

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Michael Gelman Net Worth

Michael Gelman has maintained a great course of life with his career in television shows. He is estimated to have a net worth of around $15 million. He has earned a great luxurious lifestyle for himself and his family. Michael earns a salary of around $2 million. There is no doubt that he is earning a good income from his designation of executive producer.

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