John Sterling Net Worth

Published On: 27 Mar, 2016

John Sterling Net Worth

John Sterling is a well-known American sportscaster. He is the radio play-by-play announcer for Major League Baseball’s New York Yankees, and he is very famous for it. Since 1989 he has announced every Yankees game. His real name is John Sloss. He spent his childhood on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. His father Carl H.T was an advertising executive. His mother name was Gladys Sloss. He completed his schooling from Moravian College and then went to Boston University. Later he went to Columbia University School of General Studies. After his studies, he began his career in the radio station in Wellsville, New York.

He was born on July 4, 1938. He is currently 77 years old. He started his career in broadcasting when he did his play-by-play announcing for the Baltimore Bullets. It was the time when 1970-1971 NBA seasons were running. From 1970 to 1978 he did play-by-play announcing for the Morgan State University Football League. In the year 1971, he came to New York. He came as a broadcasting talk show host with WMCA. Later he announced Nets and Islanders games for WVNJ, WMCA, and Sports Channel New York from the year 1975 to 1980. After his starting career, he went to Atlanta hosting a sports call-in show. He lived in Atlanta for nine years. He also hosted the covering for Tuner Sports for the Braves and Hawks.

He has his technique and style of announcing any programs or games. He has a very distinctive quality in hosting that lets him stand out from other hosts. Despite his distinctness, he is very much criticized in the media. There are more than 100 websites that criticize his working style and calls. He was ranked the worst host by many baseball writers and different websites. He is mostly criticized for his wrong calls by Craig Carton and Phil Mushnick.

His wiki and bio contain information about his personal life, career, and criticism. Many people are inspired by his bio. He has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars by which we can estimate salary is pretty good. He is married to Jennifer Sterling. His wife is an independent woman. He does not seem to have any plans on divorce. The information about his children is not provided.