Joe Tessitore Biography
Joe Tessitore (Full name: Joseph William Tessitore) is a preeminent American sportscaster currently working for both ESPN and ABC. He oversees ESPN’s world championship fight broadcasts as their blow-by-blow broadcaster for Top Rank Boxing on ESPN. Moreover, Joe serves as a co-host for Holey Moley on ABC where he works along with NBA star Stephen Curry and comedian Rob Riggle. Also, he announces college football on both ABC and ESPN.
Previously, he served as a play-by-play broadcaster of Monday Night Football from 2018 and 2019. In 2018, Joe worked alongside former tight-end Jason Witten and former Dallas Cowboys. In 2019, he worked together with analyst Booger McFarland. Joe started his broadcasting career at KXAS-TV, an NBC affiliate in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. In 1994, he briefly worked at WRGB (CBS) in Albany, New York before joining WFSB (CBS) in Hartford, Connecticut in 1995. Joe took over the primary sports anchor role in 1997.
Joe Tessitore Age
Joe Tessitore was born on January 1, 1971, in Schenectady, New York, United States of America. He is 51 years old.
Joe Tessitore Height
Joe’s height is 5 feet 10 inches (Approx 1.78m).
Joe Tessitore Family
Joe was born to his devoted father and mother in Schenectady, New York, United States. He grew up alongside his brother Dana and his beautiful sister Lea. Nevertheless, Joe has not shared any information with respect to his parents.
Joe Tessitore Wife
He is happily married to his beloved wife Rebecca Tessitore. The two lovebirds have been together for decades and they are blessed with two children, a son called John Tessitore and a daughter named Nicolina Tessitore. The family currently resides in Wallingford, Connecticut.
Joe Tessitore Education
He pursued his college preparatory studies at Christian Brothers Academy in Albany, New York. Moreover, Joe graduated from Boston College Carroll School of Management in 1993.
Joe Tessitore Salary
He receives a satisfactory salary of $68,736 per year. This is according to ESPN announcers’ salaries.
Joe Tessitore’s Net Worth
Joe has stockpiled decent wealth throughout his career and has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Joe Tessitore Career
In February 2002, Joe started calling boxing on ESPN as part of Tuesday Night Fights and Friday Night Fights. Later, he started appearing on college basketball broadcasts and ESPN College Football. Apart from his frequent duties of football, fights, and racing, he covered a wide collection of sporting events for ESPN. Joe also served as a featured contributor for ESPN.com. Aside from Monday Night Football, he was a lead broadcaster for the SEC Basketball Tournament and also college basketball’s Super Tuesday on ESPN.
In this role, he was paired with Sean Farnham and Dick Vitale. Moreover, Joe spent several years anchoring ABC/ESPN Horse Racing presentations such as The Belmont Stakes and The Breeders’ Cup World Championships. He was working as the lead of the ABC broadcast team when undefeated colt Big Brown failed to win horse racing’s Triple Crown in 2008.
Currently, he works for both ESPN and ABC. He oversees ESPN’s world championship fight broadcasts as their blow-by-blow broadcaster for Top Rank Boxing on ESPN. Moreover, Joe serves as a co-host for Holey Moley on ABC where he works along with NBA star Stephen Curry and comedian Rob Riggle. Also, he announces college football on both ABC and ESPN.