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Bob Costas

Bob Costas

Quick Facts

Date of Birth March 22, 1952 (age 61)
Nationality American
Profession Sports Caster
Working for NBC
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Spouse Jill Sutton - Wife (m. 2004), Carole Krumenacher (m. 1983–2001)
Children(s) Taylor Costas, Keith Michael Kirby Costas
Qualification Graduation
Education at Syracuse University
Net Worth(s) $45 million, $5 million annual salary
Name on Birth Robert Quinlan "Bob" Costas (Real Name)
Divorce One Time
Height 1.70 m
Weight N/A
Religion Jewish
Twitter @bobcostasoapbox
Body Measurements N/A

Bob Costas is American sport-caster broadcasting for NBC sports since the early 1980’s.

Born/Birth

Bob Costas was born on March 22, 1952 in in the borough of Queens in New York City as Robert Quinlan "Bob" Costas.

Childhood

His father's family roots are from the island of Chios in the Aegean Sea. He was born in Queens in New York City and grew up in Commack, New York.

School College

He completed high school education from Commack High School South. After his high School Costas was majoring in communications and rhetorical studies at Syracuse University Syracuse, NY before he was dropped out of school.

Father, Mother, brother and sister

His mother was Jayne Costas and father was John George Costas who was an electrical engineer . He has a sister named Valerie Costas.

Career and struggle

His sports casting career started while attending Syracuse University, as an announcer for the Syracuse Blazers minor-league hockey team playing in the Eastern Hockey League and North American Hockey League. Bob Costas’ career as a professional broadcaster began at KMOX radio in St. Louis, where he announced for the Spirits of St. Louis of the American Basketball Association (ABA). He also worked for CBS Sports as a regional NBA and NFL announcer from 1976 to 1979. Costas joined NBC in the 1980. He has covered the Major League Baseball (MLB), National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Football League (NFL). He has also hosted the Kentucky Derby, U.S. Open golf tournament, and 2010 NHL Winter Classic. Costas has covered many Olympics for NBC including the Olympics in Vancouver in 2010, Beijing in 2008, Torino in 2006, Athens in 2004, Salt Lake City in 2002, Sydney in 2000, Atlanta in 1996, and Barcelona in 1992.He hosted the radio programs Costas Coast to Coast and Costas on the Radio since October 2011, Costas is a correspondent for Rock Center with Brian Williams.

In 2001, he was hired by HBO to host On the Record with Bob Costas. Costas left HBO to sign with MLB Network in February 2009.


Husband/Wife, Marriage and Divorce

Bob was married to Carole "Randy" Randall Krummenacher in 1983 but they got divorced in 2001. They had two children son Keith born in 1986 and daughter Taylor born in 1989. On March 12, 2004, Costas married to his second wife, Jill Sutton. Now Costas resides with his wife Jill in St. Louis, Missouri.

Height, weight and age

His height has got the height of 5 feet and 7 inches. He is now 61 years old. He has got a healthy body with an appropriate height with which he always looks attractive and up to date.

Nationality, Ethnicity

He was born with American nationality and he is of white ethnicity.

Net Worth, Salary and income

Bob is a sport-caster and his net worth is $45 million. Bob earns $5 million annual salary from the NBC. Bob has earned his net worth through his hard working profession.

Award and Achievement

Costas has won eight National Sportcaster of the Year awards from the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, and was inducted into that organization's Hall of Fame in 2012. He has won four Sportscaster of the Year awards from American Sportscasters Association and nearly twenty Sports Emmy Awards for outstanding sports announcing.

Job and future

He still broadcasts sport news in NBC sports. He has been honored with many awards because of his hard work.  He has got a bright future as he is still working with the NBC news since 1980’s. His job is secured as he is doing very well and everybody likes to listen to him and he has a happy family in Missouri.

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