Mancow Muller

Recent Role:

Himself (Usually Daily) on Fox & Friends

Born:

6/21/1966, Kansas City, Missouri

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  • Erich Matthew Muller was born on June 21, 1966 to salesman John Muller and homemaker Dawn Muller. His background is made up of German, Italian, and Apache heritage. Mancow received a degree in Theater in 1900 from Central Missouri State University before starting his career in radio at KOKO-AM, a one-kilowatt AM radio station in Warrensburg, Missouri. Later he took the job as an assistant to Randy Miller, a disc jockey in Kansas City, Missouri at station KBEQ-FM. This lead to Mancow's becoming a part of the morning show, Holy Moly & Maxx, on Kansas City's KMOK. Mancow made national headlines in 1993 while working for radio station KYLD-FM in San Francisco, California. Mancow staged a parody of how former President Clinton had tied up traffic on an LAX runway for over an hour because of a haircut on Air Force One. Mancow used vans to block the westbound lanes of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge during rush hour, while he got a haircut. The stunt resulted in Mancow being prosecuted. He was sentenced to a $500 fine, 3 years probation, and 100 hours of community service. A $1.5 million lawsuit was eventually paid to a bridge commuter by the radio station. After leaving California, Muller was offered a job at Chicago’s WWBZ-FM, "The Blaze." The station soon changed to become "Rock 103.5," WRCX-FM. July 1994 was the debut of Mancow’s radio show, Mancow’s Morning Madhouse. After just two Arbitron ratings periods, the station went from 19th to #5 in the morning show category among all teens and adults, including a #1 ranking among 18-to-34 year olds. In 1998 In 1998, he moved his show to WKQK-FM, the city's foremost alternative rock station and to the Merchandise Mart building, where the show was broadcast. The station continued to carry the show for 8 years until July 11, 2006, when the station announced that they would no longer carry Mancow's Morning Madhouse after July 14, 2006. The show is still broadcast from the Merchandise Mart building and can be heard in 8 nationwide radio markets, or over the Internet with a paid membership at http://www.mancow.com/, from 5:30-10am (CST), Monday-Friday. Mancow was contemplating a 2001 run for lieutenant governor of Illinois, but later changed his mind, stating that it would be a step down from radio. On February 14, 2003, Mancow married his wife, Sandy Ferrando, who is a former publicist. It is said Mancow met his wife at La Scarola, an Italian restaurant in Chicago that Mancow is a regular at. They are the parents of two twin daughters named Ava Grace and Isabella Sofia Muller. Mancow is also a regular guest on the Fox News morning show, Fox and Friends. This lead to his own Fox News special titled Planet Mancow, that aired November 18, 2006.moreless

    Birth Name:

    Erich Matthew Muller

    Gender:

    Male

    Birth Place:

    Kansas City, Missouri

    Also Known As

    Mancow Mueller

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (2)

    • Mancow: I am so sick of Hillary, you know, and now she's a wolf in sheep's clothing tryin' to act like she's movin' to the center. She isn't. I am so sick of these people cheering every time one of our guys dies. These people are ghoulish. They want our soldiers to die because it, it helps them. It helps their approval rating. These people are evil.

    • Mancow: Mark Rich made illegal deals with Iran, Iraq, Russia and China, nope, no impact on the health and welfare of the American people there. Clinton pardoned terrorists, criminals, traitors and cocaine dealers, but "blinder-wearing Barbra"(Barbra Streisand) refuses to see.

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    • Since July 18, 2006, Mancow’s Morning Madhouse show is syndicated by Talk Radio Enterprises-FM, Inc., a division of Talk Radio Network. Talk show hosts, such as Michael Savage, Laura Ingraham, and Jerry Doyle, are part of the Talk Radio Network.

    • Mancow is the author of the book Dad, Dames, Demons, and a Dwarf that is about his memoirs of his personal and professional career.

    • Billboards introducing Chicago of the Mancow's Morning Madhouse radio show featured Mancow pointing a gun at a cow's head over the slogan "Listen or the Cow Gets It!"

    • The La Scarola, an Italian restaurant in Chicago that Mancow is a regular at, has a dish named Pollo alla Mancow on its lunch menu.

    • Mancow won Billboard magazine's Radio Personality of the Year three years in a row in 1995, 1996, and 1997.

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