Jim Nantz is a sportscaster of America who is known for his work on the National Collegiate Athletic Association, PGA Tour, National Football League, Division I men’s basketball for CBS Sports. He is also a play-by-play announcer of NFL game of CBS Sports since the year 2004. Jim is at the number 6 in the list of the richest sportscasters around the world. Let’s find out more about how much is Jim Nantz’s net worth in 2019.
James William Nantz III who is famous as Jim Nantz was born on 17th of May in the year 1959 in Charlotte, North Carolina, the U.S. He did his schooling from the Marlboro High School and then joined the University of Houston for his higher studies. Jim was active in sports since his school years but left his game after his graduation in the broadcasting course. He pursued broadcasting after his graduation.
Jim Nantz started his career in the field of sports broadcasting during his graduation in the University of Houston. He started his career with the CBS Radio Network. After this, Jim got to work as a sportscaster, and an anchor for KHOU Houston followed by becoming a weekend sports anchor on KSL-TV.
After this in the year 1985, Jim joined CBS Sports channel. He began with working as a studio host. With his good work in the year 1998, Jim got to host one of the best show of CBS titled The NFL Today. After hosting this show for four years, in the year 2004, Jim became the play-by-play announcer for The NFL. He is currently working great on the show.
In his own life, Jim Nantz is married twice. He got married to his first wife Ann-Lorraine Carlsen Nantz in the year 1983. The marriage did not work, and they separated in the year 2009. After this, Jim got married again in the year 2012 to Courtney Richards. Jim is also a father of three kids named as Jameson Nantz, Caroline Nantz, and Finley Cathleen Nantz.
Awards & Achievement
Jim Nantz is accoladed well for his work. He has been honoured with an Emmy Award in the year 2008 and 2009, NSSA’s National Sportscaster of the Year in the year 1998, 2005, 2007, 2008, and 2009, a Curt Gowdy Award, and a Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award. Jim is one of the youngest recipients of the award Curt Gowdy Award which is given by Basketball Hall of Fame for broadcasting.
Jim Nantz is also respected by his college the University of Houston with an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters in the year 2001. He was also involved in the community of the LA Sports & Entertainment Commission so was awarded an Ambassador Award of Excellence by them in the year 2012.
Net Worth of Jim Nantz
Jim Nantz has earned a net worth of $20 million. He earns an annual salary of $5 million for his work on CBS Sports. Jim earns his income through his work as a sportscaster. He is at the number 6 on the list of the richest sportscasters around the world. Jim has earned this huge net worth through his work for National Collegiate Athletic Association, National Football League for CBS Sports, and other shows.
Jim Nantz is a sportscaster of America who has earned a net worth of $20 million. Jim has not only earned money in his career but has also earned a lot of respect and love from people. He is one of the most prestigious sportscasters in the world.