- Brief summary
- Short Biography
- Early life (personal life)
- Family Life
- Relationship and Affairs
- Net worth and Salary
- Wiki and Facts
For almost four decades, Chris Berman is America’s most appreciated, admired, and in many ways, most adored sportscasters of his era. He is the legend in the industry; he has been acknowledged by the Pro Football Hall of Fame. With his knowledge and humor, he has come to embody ESPN in its devotion to informing the sports fans across the country.
Full Name: Christopher James Berman
Date of birth: 1955, May 10
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut
Age: 63 years old
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
Body measurements: N/A
Profession: Sports commentator
Hair color: Brown - Dark
Eye Color: Brown
Net Worth: $20 million
Early life (personal life)
Born Christopher James Berman on May 10, 1955, in Greenwich, Connecticut, he is 63 years of age. He reared up as Jewish in the Irvington, New York. In his childhood, he has gone to the Camp Winnebago.
Berman enrolled at Hackley School and later joined Brown University completing the degree in history. He worked as sports director for the campus radio station, the WBRU Radio and became the commentator for school's different games. Right after his graduation, he hosted a news talk show, Calling All Sports. For 11 years, he worked as a regular anchor on the SportsCenter and hosted the network's coverage of the NFL Draft. What's more, Berman serves as the chief play-by-play broadcaster for ESPN's Wednesday baseball telecasts. In his three-decade as a sportscaster, he is best acknowledged for his signature delivery of highlights in shows, the Stanley Cup Finals, Sunday NFL Countdown, as well as other programs on the ESPN and ABC Sports.
Moving on to his cinematic experiences, Berman has acted in about 15 motion pictures. The notable movies are The Longest Yard, Necessary Roughness, Little Big League, Tracktown, Draft Day, The Waterboy, Grown Ups 2, Big Daddy, and The Garbage Picking Field Goal. Well, appeared on TV shows, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night with David Letterman, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Well not the end yet, the long-time aficionado of rock and roll, he has appeared on the stage singing with Huey Lewis and the News many times. Additionally, sang twice with Eddie Money, featured in a video as well.
Berman was to parents Peggy Shevell, reporter-researcher for Time magazine and James Keliner Berman, a corporate executive vice president. The family practices the Judaism and is now dwelling in the Cheshire, Connecticut.
Relationship and Affairs
Berman has no dating history except for his dear wife Katherine Alexinski. He married Katherine in 1983. Unfortunately, she could not stay more with her beloved husband as she had an unfortunate death in the traffic collision on May 10, 2017. However, the couple shared two children Kathy Alexinski: Meredith and Douglas. The family is residing in Connecticut.
Net worth and Salary
Berman is one of the highest paid players at the ESPN. As of 2018, he has a jaw-dropping net worth of $20 million earning an annual salary of $3 million. His salary is soaring up in these recent years as the number of projects he been up to has increased.
Wiki and Facts
Commonly known by his nickname Boomer, Berman is known for creating nicknames for different athletes and coined signature catchphrases. He is a golf enthusiast and played for many Pro-Ams on the PGA Tour. He is the recipient of National Sportscaster of the Year Award, Sportswriters Association and the Sportscaster of the Year Award among other honors.