Chris Dittmar Biography
Chris Dittmar is a well-reputed Australian sports commentator, presenter, and host. As of now, he serves as a co-host at the Triple M drive shift along with Mark Ricciuto, the former Adelaide Crows Captain. Previously, he was the World’s No.1 ranked men’s squash player. However, Chris was widely considered to be the “best player never to have won” one of squash’s two biggest titles.
Chris Dittmar Age
Chris Dittmar was born on January 16, 1964, in Adelaide, South Australia. He is 59 years old.
Chris Dittmar Height
Chris stands at an average height of 6 feet 2 inches (approximately 1.89 m)
Chris Dittmar Family
Chris was born in Adelaide, South Australia to hardworking and supportive parents. He is the proud son of Ian (father) and Vera Dittmar (mother). Ian played Australian rules football for Port Adelaide Football Club.
Moreover, his uncle Len was crowned the Australian welterweight boxing champion in the 1950s and his uncle Wally also played Port Adelaide and represented South Australia in State of Origin Football. Additionally, he grew up alongside his two brothers Stephen and Geoffrey, and sister Jenny.
Chris Dittmar Education
In 1979, he joined St. Michael’s College Henley Beach in South Australia. Chris has however not revealed any information regarding the university he attended.
Chris Dittmar Wife
He is married to his loving wife Kate Dittmar. The pair is blessed with two sons called Jack and Tom. Jack serves as a lawyer at Kain Lawyers doing acquisitions and mergers. On the other hand, Tom played his 300th game in the National Premier League at Cumberland.
Chris Dittmar Salary
He earns an annual salary of around $ 70,500 to $150,800 annually.
Chris Dittmar’s Net Worth
Chris has garnered decent possessions over the years and has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Chris Dittmar Career
At this present moment, Chris serves as a co-host at the Triple M drive shift along with Mark Ricciuto, the former Adelaide Crows Captain. Previously, he was the World’s No.1 ranked men’s squash player. However, Chris was widely considered to be the “best player never to have won” one of squash’s two biggest titles.
In additon, he finished runner-up at the World Open in 1983, 1987, 1990, and 1992 and was runner-up at the British Open twice in both 1985 and 1993. Furthermore, Chris won multiple titles, including two South African Opens, three Australian Opens, and three Canadian Opens. From 2002 to 2005, he served as Patron of Squash Australia and was inducted into the Squash Australia Hall of Fame in the same year.
Since retiring, Chris has worked as a sports commentator for Channel Seven and also worked for Adelaide radio stations Triple M and FIVEaa. He has also served as an Australian rules football commentator for both stations. Chris joined Triple M in February 2011 where they presently present an afternoon sports show known as Rush Hour throughout the AFL season.