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Mike Rowe

Michael Gregory "Mike" Rowe (pronounced /ˈroʊ/) (born March 18, 1962) is an American media personality best known as the host of the Discovery Channel series Dirty Jobs. He can also be heard as narrator on a variety of series and has appeared in recurring commercials for Ford Motor Company. Rowe was born in Baltimore, Maryland. Rowe has said in commercials for Dirty Jobs that the show is a tribute to his father and grandfather. Rowe became an Eagle Scout on January 2, 1979 in Troop 16 in Baltimore. During his service project for Eagle Scout at the Maryland School for the Blind, he read aloud to students, and he cites this as one of the reasons he became interested in narrating and writing. On being an Eagle Scout he said "The Eagle Award is not really meant for people who need to be dragged across the finish line. It's meant for a select few... ."' Rowe attended Kenwood Presbyterian Church when he was younger in Baltimore, Maryland. His parents still regularly attend.

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'Dirty Jobs' Star Mike Rowe -- Victorious in Same-Name Lawsuit

'Dirty Jobs' Star Mike Rowe
Victorious in Same-Name Lawsuit

When it comes to a fight between Mike Rowe and Mike Rowe -- Mike Rowe ALWAYS wins.TMZ broke the story ... a non-famous man named Mike Rowe (right) -- formerly incarcerated in a South Dakota prison… READ MORE >

Not Matthew McConaughey to Not Mike Rowe -- Stop Complaining!

Not Matt McConaughey:
Slams Not Mike Rowe -- 'Stop Complaining'

A guy named Matthew McConaughy (but not THE Matthew McConaughey) thinks the guy named Mike Rowe (not THE Mike Rowe) has it all wrong when it comes to having the same name as a famous person ...… READ MORE >

- 872 days ago
Mike Rowe -- The DIRTY-FACED Mug Shot

Mike Rowe
The DIRTY Mug Shot

This is Mike Rowe ... aka "Dirty Jobs" ... aka the guy who hates Lee Jeans ... aka the guy who's suing the FAMOUS Mike Rowe for allegedly misusing his name.  Rowe (prisoner) is currently… READ MORE >

- 879 days ago
Mike Rowe Responds to Same Name Lawsuit -- BLAME MY PARENTS!

Mike Rowe
Responds to Same-Name Lawsuit BLAME MY PARENTS!

Mike Rowe (the celebrity) tells TMZ ... he understands why Mike Rowe (the prisoner) has a beef about his name ... telling us, "The guy has a good point, I've wanted to sue myself for years… READ MORE >

- 879 days ago
Mike Rowe Sued -- It's Your Fault I Get Teased in Prison!!

Mike Rowe Sued
I Get Teased in Prison ... and It's All YOUR FAULT!!

Mike Rowe can't stand the nickname "Dirty Jobs" ... he HATES Lee Jeans ... and he's suing mad -- but he's not Mike Rowe the TV star, it's ANOTHER Mike Rowe, who happens to be an inmate at a South… READ MORE >

- 879 days ago

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