The passion and desire of a person lead the person to do many great things. Chris Berman is one passionate sportscaster who realized it soon and entered the sports journalism industry. The last four decades has been an incredible period of his career in the sports industry. He might have stepped down from several roles in the ESPN at the moment, but still, continues to work on the channel.
Always into The Journalism and Sports!
When he was doing a degree in history at a university, he was a sports director for the school's radio station. He began his career as a sports anchor Hartford’s WVIT-TV before joining the ESPN in 1979. The company had just formed at the moment has been with the network since then. With the channel, he has hosted different programs related to sports and have been the anchor of SportsCenter since 1979.
His unique style of anchoring and use of various catchphrases and nicknames has made him the favorite of the crowds. His popularity with people has even earned him a place in movies and several honors. He is currently a panelist at the Monday Night Countdown.
Chris Berman’s Net Worth and Salary:
One of the leading sportscasters of the world, Chris Berman has set a mark in the field. He earns a salary of $5 million per year that add up to his massive net worth of $20 million. He has hosted every aspect of the sports. Along with reporting on the NFL and football, he has also announced hockey and golf.
Although he has considered retiring, he hasn’t completely stepped out of the industry and has continued to serve the channel as a panelist for Monday Night Countdown.
How’s He Dealing with the Loss of His Wife?
You just know the personality of any person with the way he acts and speaks. The aura and the vocal talent of this anchor have even earned him the nickname of Boomer. Although he might appear impatient sometimes on the television, it seems he is superb at managing his family. He is fun and best on the television but even more perfect for his family.
This fascinating person has an even more interesting tale to tell about how he met his wife. According to People, Kathy was driving in front of him when he first noticed her. As the only way to get to talk to her, he followed her and pretended to have trouble with his car. After she had asked what the problem was, he convinced her to join him for breakfast the next morning.
And the meeting led to a marriage in 1983 which lasted more than 30 years that ended when she died in a car accident in the May of this year. The shocking death left the anchor heartbroken. Lots of people showered love and remembered his late wife to which he told that those messages overwhelmed him. As a token of love from his wife, he has two children, Meredith and Doug who have grown up now. There had never been a report of conflict of divorce between this amazing couple.
Chris Berman’s Short Bio:
As per the wiki, Christopher James Berman currently aged 62 was born on 10th May 1955 in Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S. He was born to parents Peggy Shevell and James Keliner Berman. He grew up in New York in a Jewish Family. He is a graduate of Brown University in History. The American National belongs to white ethnicity. The old but bold sportscaster still has a healthy body and stands generously tall at the height of 6 feet and 5 inches.