Here is all you need to know about American sports commentator Jim Nantz including his age, career, family, wife, net worth and salary
For the inaugural Super Bowl Sunday in Las Vegas, Tony Romo and Jim Nantz, two well-known broadcasters, will provide commentary on the game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers.
Who is CBS Sports broadcaster Jim Nantz, net worth, salary, bio, age, family and wife
CBS will broadcast the 2024 Super Bowl this season. Sunday’s NFL championship game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs will be televised by CBS Sports’ best commentating team.
For their third Super Bowl commentary together, they will be back in the booth for Super Bowl LVIII. Nantz’s first Super Bowl was in 2007, therefore Super Bowl 58 will be his seventh.
Who is Jim Nantz?
James William Nantz III is an American sportscaster who was born on May 17, 1959, in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. He is currently 54 years old.
Jim Nantz’s education
In addition to attending Marlboro High School in Marlboro Township, New Jersey, Nantz was raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Colts Neck Township, New Jersey. In 1981, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Radio and Television Broadcasting.
Jim Nantz’s career
Jim has been with CBS Sports since the 1980s, telecasting games from the National Football League (NFL), NCAA Division I men’s basketball, the NBA, and the US Open.
During this period, Nantz gained his initial exposure in sports broadcasting through the CBS Radio Network, sending taped interviews to Win Elliot for the latter’s weekend reports on Sports Central USA.
Early in the 1980s, Nantz worked as a sportscaster and anchor for KHOU in Houston, Texas. From 1982 to 1985, he joined Hot Rod Hundley as a weekend sports anchor on KSL-TV in Salt Lake City, where he called BYU football games and Utah Jazz games.
Jim Nantz’s wife
Jim Nantz is married to Courtney Richards and the two welcomed their first child, a daughter in 2014, two years after their marriage in 2012. They were later blessed with a son in 2016.
Nantz was married to Ann-Lorraine “Lorrie” Carlsen Nantz. The couple stayed together for around 26 long years however, it didn’t last forever and the two called it quits in 2009. The two welcomed a daughter named Caroline.
What is Jim Nantz’s net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Nantz is thought to be worth $15 million. His salary could be in the range of $10.5 million per year, according to a New York Post report.