Mike sang 'Waltzing Matilda' before to World Cup rugby final
He retired from first class cricket in 1994 after a 14-year career as a professional.
He is a former cricket player.
Mike Whitney was the host of the popular game show Who Dares Wins.
Mike father of triplets, which he says is the "biggest job of all."
"When I was playing cricket, being out in the middle of the ground was basically performing for a crowd and that's largely how I feel about television."
Mike Whitney is a qualified aviation engineer