Robert Costas is an American sports commentator who is currently working on the NBC Sports. He is mostly known as the Bob Costas. He was the recipient of the Dick Schaap Award for Outstanding Journalism. Here is a summary about the all the details about the net worth of the Bob Costas in 2020.
Early Life & Biography:
Bob Costas was born on 22 March 1952 in the New York, the United States to Jayne and John. His father, John George Costas was an electrical engineer. He went to the Commack High School South. For higher education, Bob attended the Syracuse University in the New York. He completed his graduation from the St. Newhouse School of Public Communication with a degree in communications.
Bob Costas married Carole “Randy” Randall Krummenacher in 1983. They have two children: a daughter, Taylor and a son, Keith. They got separated in 2001.
On 12 March 2004, Bob tied a knot with the Jill Sutton. They are currently living in the New York. His son, Taylor was an associate producer on the NBC channel during the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Bob Costas is a big fan of baseball. In 2007, he talked to the George W. Bush on his radio show.
Career, Awards, & Achievements:
After completing graduation, he got an opportunity to work at the WSYR TV and radio in Missouri. He became the co-host of the KMOX’s Open Line. He played the role of the sports announcer for CBS NFL and CBS NBA. HBO hired Bob for their series, “On the Record with Bob Costa.” In 1990, he co-hosted various shows along with the Pat Riley. In 1991, he co-hosted a TV program, “Showtime” during All-Star game.
From 2002 to 2007, he was the host of the series, “Inside the NFL.” Later, NBC Sports Network selected Costas for hosting the show, “Costas Tonight.” In 2017, he worked as a commentator along with the Krista Voda during the NASCAR Cup Series finale. Bob Costas was the sports announcer of many Olympics which include 1992 Barcelona Olympics, 2002 Salt Lake Olympics, 2006 Torino Olympics, 2010 Vancouver Olympics, 2016 Rio Olympics, etc.
Bob had also worked in several movies like, “The Scout,” “BASEketball,” “Pootle Tang,” etc. He worked as a voice actor in movies such as: “Cars 2”, “Cars 3” and “When Baseball Came to the Bluegrass.”
Bob Costas has received 8 National Sportscaster of the Year awards from the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.
In his entire career, he has won 20 Sports Emmy Awards. In 2013, he was honored with the first Marty Glickman Award from the S.J. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of the Bob Costas is around $50 million. He made millions of dollars as a sportscaster. His name comes on the list of the wealthiest commentators in the world. Nowadays, he is working on a very few sports TV shows. Almost, everyone who watches the sports love the Bob Costas documentary.
There are only 1% of people in the world who are highly specialized in their field, and the Bob Costas is an iconic superstar in the field of the sports commentary.