Dave Benz is a famous American Emmy Award-winning sports journalist currently serving as the television play-by-play announcer for the Minnesota Timberwolves since October 2012.
Before that, he worked as a play-by-play announcer and sports show host in several markets such as Denver, San Fransisco, Dallas, and Green Bay. He likes spending time with his friends and family, traveling, golfing, and working out regularly when he is not at the station working.
David Benz Age
Dave Benz was born in the United States of America, he is around 49 years of age from his looks though he has not revealed his year and date of birth.
David Benz Height
Benz stands at an average height of 5 ft 9 in ( Approx 1.75m).
David Benz Family
He was born and brought up in the United States by his supportive parents. He keeps a low profile when it comes to his family where he has not disclosed any details concerning his parents and siblings hence their presence and occupations are not known.
David Benz Wife
He is happily and contentedly married to his supportive and beautiful wife whose name is not known publicly. The adorable couple is blessed with an amazing son called Brendan.
David Benz Education
He studied at a local high school and afterward joined Oswego State University located in New York where in 1992 he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Broadcast Communications.
Afterward, he went to Onondaga Community College located in Syracuse, New York where in 1989 he graduated with an Associate Degree in Television and Radio Communication. He also schooled for one year in Rochester, New York at the Rochester Institute Of Technology between 1987 to 1988.
David Benz Salary
Benz receives an annual salary of $89,458 and this is according to Minnesota Timberwolves’ play-by-play announcers’ salary.
David Benz’s Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $1 million US dollars and his career as a play-by-play announcer at Minnesota Timberwolves is the primary source of his income.
David Benz Career
He is currently serving as the television voice of the Minnesota Timberwolves since October 2012. Also, Benz adores opportunities during the NBA off-season to cover everything to Minnesota Twins Baseball to the Olympic Games from the US Open Pickleball Championships.
Before that, he worked as a play-by-play announcer and sports show host in several markets such as Denver, San Fransisco, Dallas, and Green Bay.
His journalism career started in 1994 in Utica, New York at the ABC affiliate where he was hired to serve as the sports director. Benz has provided coverage for every significant event on the sports landscape during his careers such as the Olympics, All-Star Games, Indy 500, NBA Finals, World Series, US Open, NHL Playoffs, Masters, and Super Bowl.
Earlier, he served several internships at Syracuse area radio and tv outlets before gaining his first paycheck in the media industry. He also worked as a sports producer and fill-in sports anchor at WTVH-TV.