As of July 2015, Mike Rowe has never been married, according to a Frequently Asked Questions section on the Discovery television network's website. He is, however, in a serious relationship with a woman who lives in San Francisco, Rowe stated in the FAQ.
From 2003 to 2012, Rowe hosted the series "Dirty Jobs," a show in which he takes part in a number of unusual professions in different locations. He also runs the mikeroweWORKS Foundation, which provides scholarships to people who display interest and skill in a particular trade.
Rowe, a former opera singer, was born in Baltimore and has been in the entertainment industry for 17 years.