Jim Brandstatter Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Michigan
September 22, 2022
Jim Brandstatter Biography
Jim Brandstatter is a famous American sports announcer. Presently, serving as a host of Inside Michigan football TV in Michigan, United States of America. He is the inventor of Jim Brandstatter, Inc and is contacted and employed for public speaking engagements, local commercials, voice-overs, and event hosting. Furthermore, he is the radio play-by-play for the Michigan Wolverines football team.
Further, he formerly served in the position of color commentator for the Detroit Lions for over 3 decades until the end of the 2017 season. During his career, Jim has won multiple prizes and honors including being voted, the Sportscaster of the Year in Michigan, by the Sportswriters Association and National Sportscasters in 2004 and 2008. In 2013, he was established in the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame.
Jim Brandstatter Age
Jam Brandstatter was born James Patrick Brandstatter on June 19, 1950, in East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America. He is 71 years of age.
Jim Brandstatter Height
He is a man of above-average height. He stands at the height of 6 feet 2 inches (approximately 1.88 m).
Jim Brandstatter Family
He was born to his awesome parents and brought up in East Lansing, Michigan, the home of Michigan State University in the United States. Jim is amongst the 5 boys in his family. His father is called Art Brandstatter, Sr., and was named an All-American fullback for the Spartans football squad in 1936.
Likewise, his father went on to evolve into a Detroit Police officer and led the Michigan State University School of Criminal Justice.
Jim Brandstatter Wife
He is a wedded man to his lovely wife, Robbie Timmons who is a retired TV personality on WXYZ-TV from 1982 to 2010. His wife became the first female to anchor the evening news in America for WILX-TV in 1972. The couple met in 1975 while anchoring TV newscasts concurrently at WILX-TV. The duo now live together in Michigan.
Jim Brandstatter Education
Jim attended and graduated in 1972 from Michigan University with a bachelor’s degree in general studies schedule and communication.
Jim Brandstatter Salary
Brandstatter receives an annual average salary of $143,560. This is according to Michigan anchors’/reporters’ salaries.
Jim Brandstatter Net Worth
Jim has an estimated net worth of $19 million U.S dollars.
Jim Brandstatter Michigan
He started his journalism career laboring as a sports director of WEYI-TV in the Flint / Tri-Cities area. Jim evolved as the sports director at WILX-TV in the Lansing / Jackson area from the year 1975 to 1978. In 1978, he joined WDIV serving as a sports producer.
Further, while at the station, he became the host of Michigan Replay in 1980. In that position, weekly half-hour discussions, highlights program about Michigan Wolverines football and he retained interviews, Notably, he stays the original host after 3 decades and the show has developed from being seen only in Southeastern Michigan to unrestricted nationwide on cable and satellite.
Further, he signed with the New England Patriots of the National Football League after going undrafted in the 1972 NFL Draft. Thereafter, he transferred to the Lansing All Stars of the Midwest Football League where his brother Art Jr. served as the head coach in August 1974.