Matt Vasgersian is a sportscaster, who is a play-by-play announcer for ESPN's coverage of Major League Baseball.
Moreover, for his contribution to hosting and covering the sports-related news, Matt was nominated for a Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality.
Besides reporting and commenting, Matt has also given his voice for Sony Playstation's MLB The Show since 2005.
Married Life, Wife
Matt has been married to Kimberly Craig for several years now. The couple tied the knot on 20th July 2013 at Viansa Winery in Sonoma.
Matt Vasgersian and his wife, Kimberly Craig (Photo: Fabwags)
Together, they have no children. But, the husband-wife duo is raising two daughters, which Matt had from his previous marriage.
Who Is Kimberly Craig?
Matt’s wife, Kimberly is Senior Manager of Studio Operations at MLB Network.
Before joining the MLB Network, she served as Freelance Operations Manager at BJH Lighting, Shooting Star Productions, Barry Fialk Inc for one year. Also, she has worked in companies like NBA Entertainment as Studio Manager and in DWJ Television as Television Operations Co-ordinator.
Matt's Career Information
Matt commenced working in 1991 in baseball as a play-by-play announcer for Chicago Cubs Rookie, the league affiliated in Huntington, West Virginia. He went on to work with different clubs, including Double-A El Paso (Brewers) from 1993-1994, Triple-A Syracuse (Blue Jays) in 1995, and Triple-A Tucson (Astros) in 1996.
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Later, in 2006, Matt joined FOX Sports. At FOX, he served as a play-by-play announcer for FOX Saturday Baseball and FOX NFL Sunday.
Earlier joining MLB Network in 2009, Matt worked for San Diego Padres as a play-by-play announcer for almost seven years. And, after spending six years in the Minor Leagues, he also operated Brewers' broadcast booth for five seasons.
Matt Vasgersian [ESPN] Age, Family, And Education
Matt Vasgersian was born as Matthew Edward Vasgerdsian on 28th September 1967 in Alameda County, California, USA. but he grew up in Moraga, California.
He was born as the son of Ed Vasgersian. Matt’s father is an actor recognized for movies like The Bionic Woman (1976), Escape from Alcatraz (1979), and Falcon Crest (1981).
Growing up, Matt attended Campolindo High School in Moraga.
After that, Matt matriculated at the University of Southern California and graduated in 1989.
As per Celebrity Net Worth, Matt’s net worth is $1.5 million- which is fueled by his career as a sportscaster and television host.
Interesting Facts About Him:
- While Matt was at NBC, he hosted The National Heads-UP Poker Championship for five years. He also hosted Sun America Sports Desk, Poker Superstars, and the 2001 Toyota Gator Bowl.
- Matt was featured in the movie named The Candidate (1972) as a child actor along with Robert Redford. Also, he acted in the television series, The Streets of San Francisco.
- Matt wanted to be a producer in the entertainment business.
- He has also anchored for the Olympic Games on NBC Sports.