Jim Nantz Biography
Jim Nantz is a popular American sportscaster currently working as a play-by-play announcer at CBS Sports on CBS’ top NFL game. He became part of the CBS sports station’s team in 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 1989. Jim and Billy Packer collaborated to call the NCAA Final Four men’s basketball finals.
Jim Nantz Age
Jim Nantz was born on 17th May 1959, in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. He is 64 years old.
Jim Nantz Height
Jim is tall and stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches (Approx. 1.90 m).
Jim Nantz Family
He was born to his caring and supportive parents in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America. Jim’s father Jim Nantz Jr, died in 2008 after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. In January 2011, Jim alongside The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas, founded the Nantz National Alzheimer Center. However, he has not disclosed more information regarding his parents and siblings or whether he has any.
Jim Nantz Wife
He is married to his beloved wife Courtney Richards. The lovely couple exchanged their wedding vows in a ceremony held at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California. The pair is blessed with two children, a daughter Finley Cathleen Nantz, and a son Jameson Nantz. Previously, he was married to Ann-Lorraine Carlsen. The duo divorced in 2009, after being married for nearly three decades. Together, they share a beautiful daughter named Caroline Nantz.
Jim Nantz Education
Jim matriculated at the University of Houston in Texas, where he majored in broadcasting. While studying at the school, he played on the Houston Cougars men’s golf team.
Jim Nantz Salary
He receives a desirable salary of $79,245 per year. This is according to the CBS Sports play-by-play announcers’ salaries.
Jim Nantz Net Worth
Jim Nantz has stockpiled a decent amount of wealth over the years he has served and has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.
Jim Nantz Career
He is a popular American sportscaster currently working as a play-by-play announcer at CBS Sports on CBS’ top NFL game. He became part of the CBS sports station’s team in 1985 and previously served as a studio host for the network’s college basketball and football coverage. Since 1989, he has also anchored CBS’s coverage of the Master’s Tournament. Jim and Billy Packer called the NCAA Final Four men’s basketball finals. In 2021, Jim and Tony Romo teamed up to call Super Bowl LV.
He debuted his career at KHOU-TV, a CBS-affiliated television station based in Houston, Texas, where he served as a sportscaster and an anchor. Moreover, Jim has also worked as a weekend sports anchor and reporter at KSL-TV, an NBC-affiliated television station in Salt Lake City, Utah. He has also made numerous appearances in television series and films. Some of the television series Jim made appearances on are How I Met Your Mother, Yes, Criminal Minds, Arliss, Dear, and Yes.