Michael Cole

  • Born: 12/8/1968 in Syracuse, New York
  • Birthname: Sean Michael Coulthard
  • Height & Weight: 5'9", 169 Ib
Titles Won:
  • 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 an American professional wrestling commentator and former journalist. Since 1997, he has been signed to WWE in which he has performed multiple on-screen hosting and commentary roles across his 2-decade plus long career, beginning with WWF LiveWire. Currently, he serves as the play-by-play commentator for the SmackDown brand, and since 2020, has served as Vice President of Announcing.

He 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.