Chip Caray Biography
Chip Caray is an American television broadcaster. He nowadays serves for Bally Sports South and Bally Sports Southeast. Chip covers the Atlanta Braves baseball and Southeastern Conference basketball. Also, he is an occasional radio broadcaster as well as co-host of both the pre-game and post-game shows on the Atlanta Braves Radio Network.
Further, Chip is famous for his time as a broadcaster for the Fox Saturday Game of the Week. He as well gained fame while working as a tv play-by-play broadcaster for the Chicago Cubs where he worked from 1998 to 2004. Broadcasting runs in Chip’s family as his dad, Skip Caray and his grandfather Harry Caray were both broadcasters. Further, his younger half-brother Josh Caray has followed in the same line of profession and serves as a reporter for All News 106.7.
Chip Caray Age
Chip Caray was born on February 27, 1965, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America. Chip is 57 years of age.
Chip Caray Height
He is a man of above-average height. Chip stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches (approximately 1.96m).
Chip Caray Family
Caray’s parents parted ways 51 years ago when the 56-year-old Chip was only 5 years old. He, his mother Lila Haberberger, his sister Cindy, and his dad Skip Caray resided in metro Atlanta. As young as 5, Chip never understood the idea of divorce but understood the angry dispute his parents had the night before. He and Cindy watched their parents argue from the top of the stairs. The next day, Chip saw his father Skip Caray drive away and never came back as a husband or a father.
Chip Caray Wife
He is wedded to his darling wife called Susan Caray. The duo is gifted with three handsome boys named Christopher Caray, Stefan Caray, and Tristan Caray. Furthermore, they have a beautiful daughter named Summerlyn Caray.
Chip Caray Education
Caray graduated with a degree in journalism in 1987 from the University of Georgia.
Chip Caray Salary
Caray receives an annual average salary of $78,275. This is according to Atlanta Braves anchors\reporters salaries.
Chip Caray Net Worth
Chip Caray Career
During the final day of the 2004 season, he revealed that he had signed a long-term contract with both TBS and Clear Channel. He would work together with his father, Skip as the couple broadcasted games for the Atlanta Braves. In doing so, Chip would be able to stay closer to his family, who live in Orlando, Florida. Caray as well became a broadcaster for TBS’s college football coverage of the Big 12 and Pac-10.
In 2007, Don Sutton quit the Braves to be the full-time broadcaster with the Washington Nationals and there was a major shake-up of the Braves broadcasters as a result. Skip and Pete Van Wieren became the Braves Radio Network full-time, while Joe Simpson signed with Fox Broadcasting Company as a color analyst on FSN South and also Sports South. Likewise, he marked to call a limited schedule of games on TBS with Chip.
During TBS coverage of the Major League Baseball playoffs, it was declared that Chip would be their broadcaster and he would too be the main play-by-play broadcaster for the same. TBS would cover the National League Championship Series and all Division Series games where Hall of Fame player Tony Gwynn named the playoff games with Chip. During postseason broadcasts on TBS, Chip was criticized for making factual mistakes.