Only a few get a chance to work with their idol, and Kevin Burkhardt is one of them. During his early career, he idolized sportscaster Gary Cohen, and after his meteoric rise, he became the fill-in commentator for Gary and explained the talents he has. His fame didn’t come easy though as he once had to take car dealership job to support his family, but hard work did pay off for him.
Career and Professional Life:
The graduate of the William Paterson University holds a degree in Broadcasting. He started his broadcasting career at the radio station WGHT where he covered high school football. He then worked at Jukebox Radio where he presented the minor league games for WJUX.
But his earnings were minimal, and he took a job at a car dealership in 2003. He then gave one last chance to his broadcasting career when he joined WCBS-AM in New York City. Climbing the success ladder, he later joined the Mets Broadcast Team since the beginning for 2007season. On Sports Net New York (SNY), he appeared on “Mets Hot Stove,” “Mets Post-Game Live,” “Mets Pre-Game Live,” and “Mets Year in Review.”
How much Salary Does Kevin Receive?
The sportscaster joined the squad of Fox and began calling games for NFL in 2013. The former car salesman then signed a contract with Fox Sports in 2014 and started earning an enormous salary. Though his salary is yet to disclose, his annual income is expected to cross the million-dollar margin with relative ease. His fortunes from Fox and his broadcasting career contribute to his net worth which is yet to surface in the media.
Married Life with wife, Rachel and Children:
The handsome hunk, Kevin is a married man and father to a young son. Kevin married his sweetheart Rachel Burkhardt a long time ago. Though their marriage details are yet to surface, it is known fact that they are enjoying their marital relationship.
Kevin has a son named Logan who is now ten years old, and hasn’t revealed the plans of his future children yet. The family who resides in Manhattan Beach, California, seems to have a strong connection towards each other.
Kevin maintains a low-key profile about his relationship, however, in July 2008, he and his wife, Rachel were spotted on charity venture. Except for the charity event, the couple doesn’t appear in public eye.
Caption: Kevin and son Logan on 3rd September 2016
On 3rd September 2016, he posted the picture of him and his son, Logan and said that he had some assistance at work. The image itself explains the relationship that the father and son share for each other.
Kevin’s Short Bio:
As per his wiki, Kevin was born in Bloomfield, New Jersey on 2nd March 1974 which makes his age 43. He graduated from William Paterson University with a degree in broadcasting. He currently lives in Manhattan with his family. The American Sportscaster belongs to white ethnicity. He possesses a tall height of around 6 feet and maintains a healthy physique.