Joe Buck is an American sportscaster who has won several Sport Emmy Awards over the years. He worked with Fox Sports and was the announcer of the network’s Major League Coverage. He is also the host of the ‘Undeniable With Joe Buck’ since 2015. Now let’s have a close look at the net worth of Joe Buck in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
His official names are Joseph Francis Buck, born on the 25th of April 1969. He was born and brought up in St. Petersburg, Florida. His father is Jack Buck who is a famous former sportscaster, and his mother is called Carole Lintzenich.
He went to St. Louis Country Day School and later joined Indiana University Bloomington. It was during his time at the university as an undergraduate that he began his broadcasting career in the year 1989. He never looked back since then.
Joe married Ann Archambault in 1993, but they got a divorce in 2011. By the time their marriage came to an end, they were parents to two children. In April 2014 Buck tied the knot with an ESPN reporter Michelle Beisner. The couple welcomed their twin sons Blake and Wyatt on April 26, 2018.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Joe started his broadcasting job when he was still at the university. He then became a reporter for ESPN in the coverage of Triple-A All-Star Game. He reported for KMOV in 1991 and the same year he started to work for Cardinals on KMOX Radio as well as on the local television. He was filling for his father who was then working for CBS.
He was 25 years old when he got hired by Fox Sports. He was the youngest person to announce National Football League on network television. He was named Fox’s lead play-by-play voice for the Major League Baseball in 1996 alongside Tim McCarver.
In September 1988, he was the announcer of the McGwire’s home run of 62. They broke the Roger Maris season record. He later became the network’s play-by-play most announcer in 2016. He became network’s 4NFL play-by-play man with Tim Green being his colour commentator.
Buck has hosted many sports news shows throughout his career. He is loved by many, but some criticise him for his calls against or towards some teams. Joe’s career has been a big success, and even though he does not have an award to show for it, his achievement is excellent.
Net Worth & Earnings
The sportscaster has managed to accumulate a net worth of $17 million over the years. His career as a broadcaster is his primary source of income. His annual salary at Fox Sports is $6 million. He also makes an impressive amount from commercials, book sales as well as announcing gigs.
Joe Buck has a very successful career as a sportscaster. He followed in the footsteps of his father and made a name for himself. Today he is among the most famous sportscasters known in the world. His fame is accompanied by great wealth. He overcame the challenge of vocal cord ailment and is still going strong.