Life can be cruel sometimes, and during such tough moments, a person wants to do nothing except pray to God to pull them out of it. Mike Wolfe has also gone through the same, the toughest being the time when his wife was diagnosed with cancer.

Nonetheless, with sheer persistence, proper treatments, and prayers from friends and family, the restoration expert's wife was able to beat cancer and rejoice in normal life again.

Mike Wolfe’s Wife Has Been Cancer-Free For Over Six Years

The creator and star of the hit TV show ‘American Pickers,’ Mike Wolfe went through a callous time when his long-time wife, Jodi Faeth, got diagnosed with stage-2 Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in late December 2013.

After that, the couple initially went through a tough time, but they never lost their hopes. Jodi then underwent a proper diagnosis plus treatment process, including chemotherapy. And, during all those hard times, Mike never left his wife's side and always motivated her. 

Following more than five months of treatment, on May 29, 2014, Mike and Jodi finally got to smile again as Jodi eventually defeated cancer. 

Speaking about her condition with The Glow, Mike’s wife, Jodi, stated that she believed everyone could get cancer, regardless of their food choices. In addition to that, she mentioned that before she got cancer, life was everything she could have dreamed of, and she was probably the last person to expect it.

Believe it or not even vegan, exercising, juicing mama’s get cancer. I was the last one to expect it. Life was everything I could possibly dream of then bam…

As of now, Jodi and Mike are able to get on with their lives. And, on May 28, 2020, Jodi celebrated six years of being cancer-free. On the same day, Mike shared a picture of his wife and daughter through Instagram to celebrate the day. Through the photo's caption, he congratulated his wife on defeating cancer, with the hashtag "#powermama". In the picture, Mike's wife looked great as ever.

Mike And Jodi Have Been Together Since The 1990s

Mike Wolfe and Jodi Faeth were long-time lovers before they got married. The duo first met each other in 1994, and after a short period, they began dating.

Following 18 long years of being together, Mike and Jodi finally decided to legalize their relationship. On September 8, 2012, they shared their wedding vows in an ‘Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?’ themed ceremony at Leiper's Fork, Tennessee.

Mike Wolfe with his wife Jodi Faeth (Source:

Though they got married in September, their daughter Charlie Faeth Wolfe was born seven months before they walked down the aisle.

Sadly, when Charlie was still in Jodi’s womb, she was diagnosed with a developmental dysfunction called cleft lip and palate. And in the year Charlie was born, she had to go through two tough surgeries. Fortunately, the duo’s daughter was so strong that she stunned the surgeons during all those surgeries, and her health eventually got better.

As of now, the family of four, including Jodi’s son from her previous relationship, Kyle, are living happily together in their Leiper's Fork, Tennessee resident. 

The News About The Death Of Mike’s Wife & Son

In May 2019, news surfaced on the internet stating Mike Wolfe’s wife and son's death. And the most shocking part was when it was mentioned that the American Pikers creator himself was responsible for the deaths.

However, it was later revealed that the news had nothing to do with the creator and the whole thing was just a case of wrong identity.