Sean Michael Coulthard, also known by his ring name Michael Cole, is a professional wrestling commentator and journalist.
Michael Cole age
He was born on December 8, 1968, in Syracuse, New York to parents who were both schoolteachers. Sean is 54 years.
Michael Cole early life
He grew up in the nearby town of Minetto, where he attended G. Ray Bodley High School.
As a child, Coulthard was interested in sports and enjoyed playing basketball and football. He was also a fan of professional wrestling and would often watch it on television.
Coulthard’s parents encouraged him to pursue his interests and provided him with opportunities to do so. They enrolled him in a local youth basketball league and took him to wrestling events in Syracuse.
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Michael Cole Education
Sean Michael Coulthard graduated from G. Ray Bodley High School in Minetto, New York. He then attended Syracuse University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in broadcast journalism in 1991. At Syracuse University, he was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and the school’s lacrosse team.
Coulthard’s education provided him with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a career in journalism and broadcasting. He has since become one of the most recognized voices in professional wrestling as the lead commentator for WWE
He began his career as a journalist and sportscaster, working for various radio stations in the Syracuse area before joining CBS Radio in New York City.
Michael Cole WWE
In 1997, Coulthard got his start in professional wrestling when he joined the WWE (then known as the WWF) as a backstage interviewer. He later became a play-by-play announcer and, eventually, the lead commentator for WWE’s flagship program, Monday Night Raw. Coulthard has been the voice of Raw for over a decade and is one of the most recognizable voices in professional wrestling.
Throughout his career, Coulthard has also appeared on various WWE television programs, including SmackDown, NXT, and pay-per-view events. He has also worked as a backstage interviewer, ring announcer, and in various other roles behind the scenes.
In addition to his work with WWE, Coulthard has also been involved with other wrestling promotions. He has called matches for New Japan Pro Wrestling and worked as a commentator for the short-lived XFL football league.
Coulthard has received numerous accolades for his work as a wrestling commentator. He was named the Wrestling Observer Newsletter’s “Best Television Announcer” in 2010, 2011, and 2012. He was also inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2021.
Michael Cole Charity
Outside of wrestling, Coulthard is known for his charity work. He has been involved with the Special Olympics and has helped to raise money for various other causes.
In 2012, Coulthard and fellow WWE commentator Jerry Lawler launched the “Headlock on Hunger” campaign to raise awareness of hunger and poverty in the United States. The campaign encouraged fans to bring non-perishable food items to WWE events, which were then donated to local food banks and charities.
Coulthard has also been involved with WWE’s “Be a STAR” anti-bullying campaign, which encourages young people to treat others with respect and kindness. As part of the campaign, he has spoken to schools and community organizations about the importance of standing up to bullying.