Mike Rowe: Frequently Asked Questions

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Before you dive into the message boards to chat with Mike, check out his most Frequently Asked Questions and see if you can find your answers here.

Still need that Rowe fix? Catch Mike on the boards — trust us, he's probably logged on right now! If he's not out on a dirty job, chances are, he's holed up in a hotel room, online and chatting with fans. Mike, you may be dirty, but you're the best!

  • How do I get an autographed picture of Mike?
  • Who came up with the idea for DJ? How did you get the job?
  • Is there a job you would not do?
  • Would you ever consider adding a co-host?
  • I see from your bio that you sang in the opera. What other singing do you do?
  • Where are you from?
  • Do you have any siblings?
  • How tall are you?
  • Are you married? Dating? Looking?
  • On one of the episodes, you mentioned that you went to college for six years. Why six years, and what did you study while there?
  • How long have you been in the entertainment industry?
  • Do you have any pets?
  • What kind of music do you like? Or books?
  • Which job would you like to revisit? Or which would you refuse to do?
  • Are You Afraid of Heights?
  • If, for some reason, you had to choose one of these jobs you have profiled as your full-time job, which would you choose?
  • Which job was the toughest to do?
  • Have you ever been injured doing any of these jobs?
  • You have been in some dangerous and disgusting situations. Have you taken more precautions or have some extra vaccinations?
  • You seem almost cavalier about safety on the show. Shouldn't you be more careful to wear a mask or respirator on some of these jobs?
  • You also have a habit of tasting things on the show. Which was worse, the fish shake or worms?
  • How long does it take to film an episode of DJ?
  • How much time is there between shooting a segment and when it finally airs?
  • Do you do your own laundry?
  • With the constant travel, how do you stay in shape?
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