Jim Nantz Biography
Jim Nantz is a well-known American sportscaster currently serving as a play-by-play announcer at CBS Sports on CBS’ top NFL game. Jim joined CBS sports station in the year 1985 and previously served as a studio host for the network’s college basketball and football coverage. He has also anchored CBS’s coverage of the Master’s Tournament since the year 1989.
Jim Nantz Age
Jim Nantz was born on 17th May 1959, in Charlotte, North Carolina, the United States. He is 63 years old.
Jim Nantz Height
Jim is a man of tall stature and stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (Approx. 1.90m).
Jim Nantz Family
Jim was born to his caring and supportive parents in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America. Unfortunately, Jim’s father Jim Nantz Jr passed on in 2008 after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. In January 2011, Jim alongside The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas, established the Nantz National Alzheimer Center with an aim of improving care and treatment for patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
Jim Nantz Career
He matriculated at Marlboro High School. While there, Jim was co-captain and number one player on the golf team and co-captain of the basketball team. Jim was also an active member of the Bamm Hollow Country Club. Later, he attended the University of Houston in Texas, where he majored in broadcasting. While there, he played on the Houston Cougars men’s golf team.
Jim Nantz Wife
He is blissfully married to his lovely wife Courtney Richards. The pair tied the knot in a ceremony held at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California. The lovely couple share two stunning children, Finley Cathleen Nantz and Jameson Nantz. Previously, Jim was married to Ann-Lorraine Carlsen. Unfortunately, the couple divorced in 2009, after being together for 26 years and they shared a beautiful daughter.
Jim Nantz Salary
He bags a satisfactory salary of $5 million per year. This is according to CBC play-by-play announcers’ salaries.
Jim Nantz Net Worth
Jim Nantz has stockpiled a decent amount of wealth over the years he has and has an estimated net worth of $15 Million.
Jim Nantz Career
As of now, Jim works as a play-by-play announcer at CBS Sports on CBS’ top NFL game. Jim joined CBS sports station in the year 1985 and previously served as a studio host for the network’s college basketball and football coverage. He has also anchored CBS’s coverage of the Master’s Tournament since the year 1989.
He kicked off his career as an anchor and a sportscaster at KHOU-TV, a CBS-affiliated television station based in Houston, Texas. Jim has also served as a weekend sports anchor and reporter at KSL-TV, an NBC-affiliated television station located in Salt Lake City, Utah. While there, he called Utah Jazz games and BYU football games alongside Hot Rod Hundley.
Jim has also made numerous appearances in television series and films. Some of the television series he made appearances on include Yes, Arliss, Dear, How I Met Your Mother as well as Criminal Minds. During his time at CBS Sports, Jim has announced an NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship game, hosted coverage of The Masters from Butler Cabin, and also called the play-by-play of Super Bowl XLI. Furthermore, Jim was a color commentator for CBS’ NFL telecasts. In 2021, Jim alongside Tony Romo called Super Bowl LV.