Tony Kornheiser is one of the most popular sportswriters and columnists in the media, who is also a restaurateur and host of talk-shows. He worked for The Washington Post for years before being fired by them in a despicable way, according to what he said. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of Tony Kornheiser in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Tony Kornheiser was born as Anthony Irwin Kornheiser on July 13, 1948, in Lynbrook village in New York, United States. His father Ira Kornheiser worked as a dress cutter but he passed away in 2000, his mother’s name is Estelle Kornheiser and she also died in 1978. Tony was his parent’s only child.
Tony Kornheiser was grown and raised mainly in New York. He said that he used to go to Camp Keeyumah in Pennsylvania during the summer times when he was young. He completed his education at the George W Hewlett High School, and he graduated with a degree in English from the Binghamton University which was called Harpur College. Tony has mentioned multiple times that his schooling days were excellent.
Tony Kornheiser didn’t experience many love relationships in his private life. He has been married to Karril Kornheiser since 1973. The couple has 1 son and 1 daughter together, Michael Kornheiser and Elizabeth Kornheiser. The family have homes located in a neighborhood in Washington, D.C. called Chevy Chase, and in Rehoboth Beach in Delaware.
Tony Kornheiser has also been through skin cancer. He mentioned once that he received treatment from it and that he’s recovered.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Tony Kornheiser early career work was writing for the Newsday newspaper. After years, he worked with The Washington Post, where he achieved big success and great work. He was a color commentator for “NFL Monday Night Football”. He also co-host “Pardon the Interruption” which is one of the most successful sport shows. His show, “The Tony Kornheiser Show” is perceived as one of the top sports shows of all time.
Tony Kornheiser has made great accomplishments in the media field. The show which he worked on, “Pardon the Interruption” won the Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Daily Studio Show. He has also won an award along with Michael Wilbon from the National Press Club.
Tony Kornheiser most recent work includes talk shows “High Noon” and “Pardon the Interruption”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American talk-show host, former sportswriter and columnist Tony Kornheiser has an estimated net worth of more than $15 million. He earned his millions from his work in the media field, specifically in sports related shows and magazines. Tony Kornheiser estimated annual salary and earnings reached up to $4 million at some time.
Tony Kornheiser is one of the most talented sports media personalities of all time. The shows he worked on are known as the best of all time, as many people in the industry say that he’s a multi-talented person. Tony Kornheiser is living with his long-time and only wife, Karril Kornheiser.