Chris Berman is a popular sports analyst and sportscaster of America. He has been outstanding in sportscasting for 3 decades making. Berman worked for 1 of the largest sports channels ESPN and ABC sports. He is now considered as the leading character of ESPN channel. Also, he is well-experienced in Commentary, Journalism, Announcer, and News Casting as well as in Acting. Keep reading to know more about Chris Berman’s net worth in 2018.
Chris Berman Early Life
Chris Berman was born on May 10, 1955, to Peggy Shevell in Greenwich, Connecticut. His father was a researcher and reporter for Time magazine. He was born in a Jewish family and raised in New York. He was a normal student with special abilities. He joined Hackley School in New York in 1970. He collected a degree in history from Brown University in 1977 afterward he was selected as the sports director of the school’s radio station.
Berman has a great interest in sports and developed great presentation skills. His speaking power and impressive accent lead him to the news-casting industry. He was hired by Hartford’s WVIT-TV as a weekend sports news anchor.
Berman filed his marriage with Katherine in 1983, and they had 2 kids. Katherine died in the traffic accident in Woodbury on May 12, 2017.
Chris Berman Career
Chris Berman was a great addition to the broadcasting industry. ESPN hired him in1979, and now Berman is 1 of the longest running employees of ESPN. He is very famous for his unique style of presentations and commentary. His famous phrases are the utmost favorite of the listeners. He is also known for nicknaming the sports personalities.
Berman joined Sports Center which is a daily sports news show since 1979 and still hosting with Bob Ley. He also hosted the popular pregame show of all the NFL matches ‘Sunday NFL Countdown’ for last 31 years. Berman’s analysis has got serious attention for the viewers and sports pundits. Berman also appears on a short special segment in sports center ‘Berman’s 2-minute Drill’.
Berman was granted with very warm appreciation by the team of ESPN and board declared him as the leader of ESPN.
Berman served ESPN in a great manner, and on his 55th birthday ESPN extended his contract in this regard with a private salary package but the contract eventually lasted in 2016.
Awards & Achievements
Chris Berman has spent longest tenure on ESPN. His work is always appreciated and regarded. During his successful span of broadcasting, he was honored by National Sportscaster and Sportswriters Association as the National Sportscaster of the year for 6 times. The American sportscaster Association awarded him 3 times as The Sports Caster of the year. He also bagged best newscaster award from CableAce awards. He was included in the list of ‘People’ magazine as the fascinating TV personality.
Net Worth of Charlie Berman
Chris Berman has a total estimated net worth of $20 million, due to his very long career and the award list. Also, he contributed a lot to endorsements, TV shows, news casting, sports analysis, journalism, sports predictions, acting career, cars, and houses. In the peak years of his career, his salary from ESPN was $5 million annually.
Chris Berman is considered 1 of the most interesting personalities of the TV. His long-lasting career is the proof of what he has done for entertaining his viewers. He always worked hard and updated his knowledge with the passage of time. He served his company with loyalty and dedication. Age is just a number for him he still feels that he can do a lot of fantastic things for the TV and his viewers.