Bill Macatee Biography
Bill Macatee is a former American sports broadcaster at Tennis Channel and CBS Sports. As of now, he works at The Vistria Group as a Partner & Head of Strategic Relationships. Previously, he worked at KBMT-TV based in Beaumont, Texas as a Sports Director where he was employed by Bill Paradoski.
Bill Macatee Age
Bill Macatee was born on 17th November 1955, in Rome, New York, United States of America. He is 66 years old.
Bill Macatee Height
Bill is a man of standard stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (Approx 1.75 m).
Bill Macatee Family
Bill was born in Rome, New York, and brought up by his loving father and caring mother in El Paso, Texas. However, Bill has not divulged any information with reference to either his parents or whether he has siblings.
Bill Macatee Education
He attended and graduated from Burges High School located in El Paso. Later, he enrolled at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas where he attained his Bachelor of Science degree in 1978. He is an active member of Delta Tau Delta International Fraternity. Bill worked at KTVV-TV in Austin, Texas, and KLTV-TV in Tyler, Texas while he was in College.
Bill Macatee Wife
He is blissfully married to his wife named Sonya Lee. The pair exchanged their wedding vows on May 10, 2014. They currently stay in Dallas, Texas. The couple shares a beautiful daughter called Caitlin Macatee, an up-and-coming author and comedian.
Previously, Bill was married to India Allen. She was born India Juliana Orban on June 1, 1965, in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States of America. She is a producer and actress, known for Wild Cactus (1993), Silk Degrees (1994), and The Rowdy Girls (2000).
Bill Macatee Salary
He earns a satisfactory salary of $88,129 per year. This is according to CBS Sports broadcasters’ salaries.
Bill Macatee Net Worth
Bill Macatee has piled up a hefty fortune over the years he has worked and has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million.
Bill Macatee Career
Bill joined CBS Sports in the year 1995. He has served as a tower announcer and handled network interviews, post-round for The Masters and PGA Championship. He has anchored CBS’s coverage of the LPGA Championship and different Champions Tour events and also swaps for Jim Nantz during other PGA Tour events. In 2015, he hosted Greatest Rounds, the Golf Channel series.
In 1998, Bill co-anchored weekend coverage of the Winter Games in Nagano, Japan for CBS Sports. From 1998 to 2013, Bill did play-by-play for the NFL on CBS. He as well called NCAA Basketball for CBS Sports including the NCAA Men’s Division II Basketball National Championship Game and the NCAA Tournament. Bill has done network play-by-play in sports as diverse as skiing, figure skating, track-and-field, boxing, sumo wrestling, and even gymnastics.
Bill has served as the studio host and main play-by-play voice for the cable network Tennis Channel, reporting on The French Open (French Open Tonight), the Australian Open, the U.S. Open, and Wimbledon (Wimbledon Primetime). In tennis, he served as the main CBS play-by-play announcer for the U.S. Open Tennis Championship (succeeding Dick Enberg in 2012) and other WTA and ATP events.