Mike Baker is an American-British former CIA officer and security expert. He has also worked as a technical consultant in the entertainment industry and is currently Chairman and CEO of Portman Square Group – Global Intelligence & Risk Mitigation based in New York City.
Mike Baker was born on June 22, 1961, in Bideford, England. His father spent his career in the military and then worked for the government. Other than that, not much is known about his parents, but Mike said in an interview that his family has always been his inspiration. Mike spent most of his childhood and adolescence abroad as he wanted to do his part to serve his nation. Mike’s father served in the military and then worked for the government, this developed in him a deep sense of patriotism and duty and soon he signed up with an agency where he was training to work with the CIA.
Mike Baker career
Baker worked for the Central Intelligence Agency for 17 years, specializing in counter-terrorism, counter-narcotics, and counter-insurgency operations. He has been involved in organizing and overseeing operations around the world, working in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, the former Soviet Union, and elsewhere. In December 2000, Mike left government service and co-founded Diligence, an investigative firm specializing in complex cross-border investigations. As a lead partner, Mike expanded the company around the globe with offices in London, New York, Washington, Moscow, Geneva, and Sao Paulo. Baker then left Diligence in 2004 to found Prescience LLC, another private intelligence company.
He returned to Diligence in 2009 when it was acquired by Prescience. He is currently the full-time Chairman/CEO of Portman Square Group, formerly known as Diligence USA LLC. Aside from that, Mike has also appeared on television by appearing on Fox News’s Red Eye w/ Tom Shillue, Deadliest Warrior, Spy, Opie & Anthony Radio Show, The Joe Rogan Experience, and The Greg Gutfeld Show. Since March 2020 he has been the presenter of the TV series “Black Files Declassified” on the Discovery Science Channel and Amazon Prime Video. Mike is currently seen as the presenter of Discovery Network’s Black Files Declassified and will continue to appear on the show for years to come.
Mike Baker Biography
|Real name||Michael Baker|
|date of birth||June 22, 1961|
|place of birth||Bideford, England|
|job||Screenwriting Consultant, Producer, Former CIA Officer, Security Advisor|
|height||in feet inches – 5′ 11” – in centimeters – 181 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 79kg – in pounds – 174.1 pounds|
|bust size||42 inches|
|waist size||32 inches|
|bicep size||16 inches|
|shoe size||9 (USA)|
Mike Baker family
|Is Mike Baker gay?||no|
|Who is Mike Baker’s wife?||Emily|
|children||Roller, Sluggo & Muggsy|
|favorite movie||Cool hand Luke|
|favorite book||D Day (Stephen Ambrose)|
Mike is a married man who tied the knot with Emily Baker. Together the couple has four children, three sons and a daughter from a previous marriage. His daughter is currently enrolled in college and the sons are still in school. His wife, Emily, is from Idaho, so the family moved back and forth between New York and Idaho. Mike doesn’t have much social media presence aside from his account on Twitter, where he goes by the username @MBCompanyMan and has 51.2k followers. He has been active on the platform since 2011 and is not active on any other social media platform.
Mike Baker net worth
Mike is currently Chief Executive Officer of Portman Square Group, formerly known as Diligence USA LLC. It’s pretty obvious that the former CIA officer lived a leisurely life with a decent income. Although there are no reports on his actual net worth, it is estimated that Mike has a net worth of $3 million as of 2021.
Facts About Mike Baker
- Mike Baker is an American-British screenwriting consultant, producer, former CIA officer, and national security adviser.
- He adjusts his time between New York City and Idaho.
- He is famous for his work on the television series Legends, Black Files Declassified, and Expedition Unknown.
- Mike is an avid dog lover and has a dog named Higgins.
- He spent 17 years with the CIA.
- Baker specializes in counterterrorism and counternarcotics.