Anthony Cumia Biography, Net Worth, Age, Wife, Wiki, Children, Family. Anthony Cumia is an American radio host, podcaster, and broadcaster. He founded Compound Media, an internet video network that he hosts as The Anthony Cumia Show. He is best known for co-hosting the Opie and Anthony radio show with Gregg “Opie” Hughes from 1995 to 2014, which featured comic Jim Norton beginning in 2001.
Cumia was fired by SiriusXM Radio in 2014 after a series of angry tweets in which he claimed to have been attacked by a black woman. Soon after, he launched his own video podcast, The Anthony Cumia Show, which lasted until September 2017, when he co-founded The Artie and Anthony Show with actor and comedian Artie Lange.
After Dave Landau took over the Anthony Cumia Show in May 2018, it was renamed Lange’s Show
Anthony Cumia Biography
Cumia was born on born in 1960 or 1961, in Flushing, Queens, to an Italian-American family. His siblings are Joe, his older brother, and Dawn, his younger sister. The family lived in East Islip, Elwood, and other Long Island communities. Cumia attended Timber Point Elementary School in East Islip before transferring to Elwood’s Elwood-John H. Glenn High School. He enrolled in acting classes with Joyce MacKenzie. Cumia spent his adolescence living with his father in San Juan Capistrano, California after his parents divorced.
Cumia began his radio career by installing HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) systems. He was inspired to pursue a career in radio by well-known New York City radio hosts Howard Stern and Don Imus.
Cumia first met him when Gregg “Opie” Hughes hosted an O. J. Simpson song parody contest on Long Island radio station WBAB’s Nighttime Attitude show. He and Joe decided to enter the competition, and they recorded a song called “Gonna Electric Shock OJ” to the tune of Otis Redding’s “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay” under the name Rotgut.
Hughes discovered the song and played it several times on his show before inviting the Cumias into the studio to sing it live in September 1994. Cumia began producing comic segments for Hughes and the station’s morning show shortly after, in addition to his installation work. Hughes and Cumia decided to start their own radio show in early 1995. Hughes created and distributed an air check to various stations.
The first episode of Opie and Anthony aired in March 1995, after Hughes and Cumia accepted an invitation to anchor afternoons at WAAF in Boston, Massachusetts.
Cumia initially believed that joining the radio industry would result in a very nice income, but later stated that his pay at WAAF was just above the rate of doing physical labor. In April 1998, the two were fired for an April Fool’s Day hoax in which listeners believed Boston Mayor Thomas Menino was killed in a car accident while carrying a young female prostitute from Haiti. According to Cumia, their time on WAAF was the most embarrassing part of his career.
Anthony Cumia Wife
Cumia first met Jennifer Cumia when she was dating his brother Joseph in 1987. Anthony began seeing her after she divorced Joe in 1989, and the two married after seven months. In March 2002, their divorce was finalized. Cumia later admitted that marrying Jennifer was his biggest mistake in life. He later began dating Melissa, also known as “Lobster Girl,” a woman he met on the show, which resulted in online teasing of him, as he admitted on their show. Following their split, he dated model Melissa Stetten in 2012, followed by Jill Nicolini in 2008.
Anthony Cumia Age
How old is Anthony Cumia? Anthony Cumia is 60 years old right now (26 April 1961)
Anthony Cumia Nationality
What Nationality is Anthony Cumia? He is an American national.
Anthony Cumia net worth 2023
Anthony Cumia’s net worth is estimated to be $8 million. He is an extremely wealthy individual. His work in radio and broadcasting is particularly well-known. That he has accomplished such incredible work in that subject is an incredible accomplishment. Because his show is broadcast worldwide, he is well-known everywhere.