Jim Nantz Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Salary

Jim Nantz
Jim Nantz

Jim Nantz Biography

Jim Nantz is an American television personality, sportscaster author, and actor. He is best known for serving in the broadcasts of the National Football Class (NFL), National University Athletic Affiliation (NCAA) Division I men’s b-ball, and PGA Visit for CBS Sports. He is also known as the commentator on CBS’s top play-by-play group from 2004. Nantz has also anchored CBS’ coverage of the Masters Tournament since 1989.

Nantz went to school at Marlboro High School and was co-captain of the basketball team and co-captain. He was also the number one player on the golf team. He also studied at the University of Houston and majored in broadcasting. In addition, he played on the Houston Cougars men’s golf team where he interacted with future professional golfers such as Fred Couples and Blaine McCallister.

Nantz began serving as an anchor and sportscaster for Khou Houston. Afterward, he worked as a weekend sports anchor on KSL-TV in Salt Lake City before going to work at CBS. Additionally, Nantz started working with the CBS network as a studio host for college football and basketball coverage in 1985. Moreover, he has anchored CBS coverage of the master tournament from 1989.

Additionally, Nantz has received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality. He has also won the Ambassador Award of Excellence by LA Sports and was honored with NSSA’s National Sportscaster award. Nantz has made a guest appearance on several TV series. Moreover, his first book ‘Always By My Side-A Father’s Grace and a Sports Journey Unlike Any Other’ was published in May 2008.

Jim Nantz Age

How old is Jim Nantz? Jim is 64 years old as of 2023. He was born James William Nantz III on May 17, 1959, in Charlotte, North Carolina, the United States of America. In addition, Jim celebrates his birthday on May 17th every year.

Jim Nantz Height | Weight

 Nantz stands at an approximate height of 6’3″ (1.91m) and weighs 75 kg.

Jim Nantz Family | Siblings

Nantz’s father is named Jim Nantz Jr and his mother is named Doris Nantz. His father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and treated at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. However, Jim Nantz Jr passed away in 2008.

Jim Nantz Wife | Children

Nantz got married to his first wife Ann-Lorraine Carlsen Nantz. They lived together for 26 years and got divorced in 2009. Additionally, they were blessed with a daughter named Caroline and stayed in Westport, Connecticut.

After their divorce in November 2009, Jim was ordered to pay $916,000 annually as alimony and child support. Moreover, he got married to his second wife Courtney Richards on 9th June 2012 at Pebble Beach, California. He was already dating Courtney before his divorce was finalized.

Nantz and Courtney have two children, a girl, and a boy. The daughter is named Finley Cathleen Nantz, born in 2014 and the son is named Jameson Nantz, born in 2016.

Jim Nantz Net Worth | Salary

Nantz has an estimated net worth of $15 million. His income is mainly attributed to his career as a television personality, sportscaster, author, and actor. In addition, his annual salary is estimated to be $5 million.

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