Michael Reagan is the eldest son of former President Ronald Reagan and Academy Award Winning Actress Jane Wyman. He is one of the most DYNAMIC and sought-after public speakers in the public arena today. His commitments to public service and the vision his father championed are second to none, making him the natural heir to the Reagan Legacy.
Michael spent nearly two decades as a conservative radio talk show host, heard across the country daily on a show syndicated by Premiere Radio Networks. He left this position to travel the country in order to champion President Ronald Reagan’s values and principals in the public policy forum.
Michael also serves as chairman and president of The Reagan Legacy Foundation, which seeks to advance the causes President Reagan held dear and to memorialize the accomplishments of his presidency. He has also appeared for years on network television as a commentator and guest on the Today Show, Good Morning America, Good Day LA, CNN, Fox News, and is a Newsmax Television contributor. Michael is also involved in charities and public service, including: The Young America’s Foundation, and is on the Advisory Board for Mixed Roots Foundation which helps the adoption and foster care community.
Michael is a man who has done everything from debating Mikhail Gorbachev to setting world records in powerboat racing. His racing raised more than $1.5 million for charities like the United States Olympic Team, Cystic Fibrosis, the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, and the Statue of Liberty Restoration Fund. Michael has authored many successful books including; On the Outside Looking In, Twice Adopted, and his latest book, Lessons My Father Taught Me.
Michael has been married for 43 years to Colleen. They have two children – a daughter Ashley, 35, who is an elementary school teacher, and a son Cameron, 40, who works in sales.