Jim Nantz (age 57 years) whose real name is James William “Jim” Nantz III is an American sportscaster and sports journalist by his profession. According to Jim Nantz bio, he was born on the year 1959, May 17 in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is best reckon for covering telecasts of National Football League (NFL), National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I men’s Basketball followed by PGA Tour for CBS Sports. Likewise, he is famous for his involvement as NFL announcer on CBS’s top play-by-play team since the year 2004. As a successful sportscaster, Jim Nantz salary is impressive which has boosted his net worth such that he is living a lavish life in his comfortable house.
Salary, Net worth and House
Jim Nantz salary from CBS is $3.9 million per year. This salary does not include $4 million annual earning that he gets as deferred compensation. He also invested in wine line called The Calling in 2009 in collaboration with Peter Deutsch. Jim Nantz net worth is $15million. Jim Nantz house is in Westport. He also owns a condominium which is in the ski resort in Utah. Besides, his involvement in sports journalism, he has appeared in number of TV shows including Arliss, Yes, Dear, Criminal Minds and How I Met Your Mother. Jim involvement in other part has help him to pile up the huge sum.
Before coming to the major limelight, he was involved in KHOU as an anchor and sportscaster. Walking in the path of success, he became the weekend sports anchor on KSL-TV in Salt Lake City from the year 1982 to 1985. Joining the major sports network CBS in the same year, he was responsible to host college football and basketball along with PGA Tour. Jim later hosted pre-game program The NFL game from the year 1988 to 2003 and became the top play-by-play announcer in 2004. Besides, he has cover the NFL’s The Master
Golf tournament for 27th times since the year 1989.
Married and Divorced
Jim is a happily married man and living in a lavish house with his family. However, this is not his first marriage. Jim Nantz married Ann-Lorraine “Lorrie” Calrsen Nantz in 1983. The couple lived happily for 26 years and share one beautiful daughter named Caroline with each other. Followed by numerous disputes and complication, Jim Nantz divorced his wife Lorrie in 2009. Jim had to give six bedroom house in Westport to Lorrie for divorce settlement. Not only this, but Jim had to pay $916000 per year to Lorrie and had to bear the college fee of his daughter. After dating with Courtney since 2008, Jim Nantz married Courtney Richards in 2012 and their first baby girl was born on March 2014. Their second children was born on 1st Feb 2016.
Height and Weight
Jim Nantz height stands 6 feet 3 inch and weight only 84kg. Jim looks best in suit and tie as Jim Nantz height is massive and it help him look perfect. Similarly, Jim Nantz age is 57 at the moment, however, he is quite far away from aging and carries out the same personality and enthusiasm in his work.
Wiki and Facts
Jim Nantz bio includes his birth place in Charlotte, North Carolina whereas he grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and Colts Neck Township, New Jersey and Marlboro Township. Jim went to Marlboro High School and graduated from University of Houston in Texas taking the major subject as broadcasting. During his time in high school, he has been very active in basketball and was the co-captain of the team followed by number one player in golf team. Jim Nantz bio is available in wiki and other bio related sites. Besides, Jim Nantz wiki has covered large information about his life and work. For his regular updates and thoughts, you can follow him in his twitter and facebook.