- Born: 12/8/1968 in Syracuse, New York
- Birthname: Sean Michael Coulthard
- Height & Weight: 5'9", 169 Ib
- Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards: Worst Gimmick (2011)
- Worst Television Announcer (2001, 2009–2012)
- WWE Slammy Award for “Oh My” Moment of the Year (2009) Vomiting on Chris Jericho at SmackDown’s 10th Anniversary
- Slammy Award for “And I Quote…” Line of the Year (2010)
- Slammy Award for Most Regrettable Attire of the Year (2011) Dressing as Triple H
- Slammy Award for Favorite Web Show of the Year (2013) – with John Layfield and Renee Young for The JBL and Cole Show.
Michael Cole, is signed to WWE where he serves as the play-by-play commentator. Cole employs a detached, “snarky” commentary style. Since December 7, 2012, Cole and former wrestler JBL have hosted their own WWE YouTube web series, The JBL and Cole Show.
Michael Cole has had interactions with many wrestlers in the past, including such names (but not all) as: Heidenreich, Kane, Daniel Bryan, Jerry Lawler, Stephanie McMahon, Vito, and D-Generation X. He has commentated alongside: Tazz, Jerry Lawler, Jim Ross, Mick Foley, JBL, Jonathan Coachmen, Josh Matthews, Matt Striker, Todd Grisham, Booker T, Corey Graves, Renee Young and more.
His most notable feud was against Jerry Lawler and Jim Ross which ended in a match between Cole and Lawler at Wrestlemania XXVII.