Doctor Mike is a Russian-born online star who practices family medicine. With his YouTube channel and Instagram account, he’s been dubbed The Sexiest Doctor Alive. His content focuses on making medicine more relevant, intelligible, and entertaining. As of 2022, Doctor Mike has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Mikhail “Mike” Varshavski was born in Saransk, Russia, on November 12, 1989. His father was a doctor who graduated from Moscow’s Third Medical Institute, while his mom was a mathematics teacher. He has a sister named Dasha.
When his father had to attend med school for the second time, they moved to Brooklyn, USA. Mikhail was six at the time. Friends who sought Varshavski for sports-related ailments called him Doctor Mike in high school, aware that his dad is a physician.
He went to the New York Institute of Technology and was admitted into a seven-year combined track leading to a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences and a medical degree after completing the undergraduate program.
Varshavski joined Instagram in early 2012 to capture his experience as a medical student and dispel the stereotype that you can’t have a life while in med school.
Because he was accelerated, Mike became a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at 24. He began his residency in family medicine at Atlantic Health System Overlook Medical Center in 2014.
Sadly, in his first year there, his mother died of leukemia. Even with the unfortunate event, he completed his residency in 2017. Currently, he is an attending physician at Overlook Medical Center.
Rise to Fame
The young doctor made headlines in August 2015 when BuzzFeed featured him in an article. It underscored his great looks as well as his bond with his husky named Roxy. People magazine labeled him The Sexiest Doctor Alive.
This shot his Instagram account to stardom. Later on, Mikhail launched the Limitless Tomorrow Foundation in late 2015 to grant scholarship opportunities.
In August 2016, Mike started a YouTube channel. He makes medical topics as relatable as they could be for the general public. Now, Varshavski’s channel has a total of 9.17 million subscribers. He also has 4.3 million followers on Instagram and 1.5 million on TikTok.
Net Worth and Salary
As a content creator, Mike receives an average of 1.8 million daily views. The ads should produce approximately $5 million per year in revenue. This doesn’t include his profits from merch and other social media accounts.
He also earns as a doctor who performs family practice. According to recent reports, the base pay for a family medicine physician in the United States is $550,000. All his income sources combine for a net worth of $4 million.
In the past, Doctor Mike has dated Miss Universe 2015, Pia Wurtzbach. After their breakup, he had a romantic connection with Jennifer Lahmers, a news reporter from Fox.
Today, it is believed that Mikhail is single. He is happy living with his family and pets. He is also preparing for a boxing match against Idubbz on May 14, 2022. The doctor will donate his earnings from the fight to Ukraine in its war against Russia.