Chris Berman is a highly reputable sportscaster of his generation. He is a 61-year-old American who has demonstrated his talents on the screens and have earned millions of fans. Here, we let you know about every phase of his life.
With his continuous efforts and by getting satisfied at each endeavor, his accumulated net worth has been estimated to be $18 million. Isn’t that amazing?
Berman is highly expressive and demonstrative sportscaster who has been famous since the year 1979 for using his whole body and head movements, facial expression, high voice and hand gestures while at ESPN.
But now the time for the contract between Berman and ESPN is about to end. We wonder who would replace Berman and doubt if the person would be equally competitive! He’s been in the news nowadays regarding his retirement.
Chris Berman is regarded as one of the best football analysts in the entire world. He has earned nicknames such as “The Godfather of ESPN” and “Empire of ESPN” for his distinct on-screen work on ESPN regarding everything related to NFL coverage, especially during 1980’s, the first decade of ESPN’s formation (1979 to 1989).
A graduate in history from Brown University (1990) and a sports pioneer of the 1980’s, Chris has passed various tests of time in his long career. His fans still remember the ESPN legend’s constant timely updates of super bowls off the track back in the days. Even now, he is doing an excellent job.
As one can guess, he is one of the longest employed employees in ESPN. As of 2015, he anchors various reputed shows at ESPN, namely Sports Center (since 1979 till present), Sunday NFL Countdown (from 1985 till present), NFL Draft (1985 to present), U.S. Open Nightly Show (1986 to date), Baseball Tonight (1990 to date, irregular host) and many more.
Impressively, the shows that he anchors at present make a lengthy list. Wikipedia’s biography on him will be a perfect place to get the full details on his past to current professional works.
Nevertheless, he has been the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association’s National Sportscaster of the Year six times, American Sportscasters Association’s Sportscaster of the Year – Studio Host 3 times and CableACE Award Best Cable Sportscaster 3 times. Many more awards have been granted to him in his total 35 years of acting career.
Anyways, now moving on to the sports pioneer’s personal life, Chris has been married to his wife Kathy ALexinski since 1983. The couple has two children, Meredith and Douglas. Mr. and Mrs. Berman seem jubilant and are unlikely to divorce.
Although, there are no rumors present on the American media about Chris’s previous dating life, girlfriend affairs, the YouTube video uploaded in 2008 showing Chris flirting with an ESPN staff name Rebecca is highly amusing.
In the video, we can see Chris drilling her with over 1 minutes wine talk, and bored Rebecca sneaking out of the conversation. But, rather than some random flirting, the stunt can be seen a joke from him as he likes to joke with people, especially with ESPN staffs.
He is one of the highest paid personalities at ESPN with a tall height 6 feet and 3½ inches and short hair. One can connect with the talented sportscaster via Twitter.