Joe Buck Biography: Wife, Net Worth, Height, Salary, Age, ESPN Contract, Dad, Height, Children, Wikipedia, Photos
Joseph Francis Buck (born 25 April 1969), also known as Joe Buck, is a prominent American sportscaster and journalist. He is the son of longtime sportscaster Jack Buck.
He has been the lead play-by-play announcer for Fox Sports’ National Football League and Major League Baseball telecasts since 1994.
In addition to these duties, Joe Buck called regular-season college basketball games on Fox Sports 1 and the quarterly MAC Men’s Basketball Tournament since 2015. He previously did so from 2008 to 2011.
He has won four Emmy Awards for his baseball coverage.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Real Name:||Joseph Francis Buck|
|Stage Name:||Joe Buck|
|Born:||25 April 1969 (age 53 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||St. Petersburg, Florida, United States|
|Parents:||Jack Buck, Carole Lintzenich|
|Siblings:||Jack Buck Jr., Dan Buck, Julie Buck, Christine Buck, Betsy Buck, Beverly Buck, Bonnie Buck|
|Wife • Spouse:||Michelle Beisner-Buck (m. 2014), Ann Buck (m. 1993–2011)|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||N/A|
|Children:||Natalie Buck, Trudy Buck, Blake Andrew, Wyatt Joseph|
|Net Worth:||US$38 million|
Early Life & Education
Joe Buck was born on April 25th, 1969, in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States. He graduated from Indiana University in 1989 after attending St. Louis Country Day School.
He was born to Jack Buck (father) and Carole Lintzenich (mother). The talented sportscaster has seven siblings: Jack Buck Jr., Dan Buck, Julie Buck, Christine Buck, Betsy Buck, Beverly Buck, and Bonnie Buck.
Joe Buck worked for Fox Sports from 1994 until 2022 as the network’s lead play-by-play announcer for the National Football League and Major League Baseball.
He announced his retirement from Fox in February 2020.
Joe Buck was married to Ann Archambault from 1993 to 2011, and they have two daughters: Natalie Buck and Trudy Buck.
On April 12, 2014, Joe Buck married former Bronco cheerleader and NFL Network reporter Michelle Beisner. They welcomed twin sons: Blake Andrew and Wyatt Joseph, in April 2018.
Joe Buck joined Tim McCarver, who had previously worked with his father on CBS, as Fox’s principal play-by-play voice for Major League Baseball in 1996.
He surpassed Sean McDonough, who called the 1992 World Series for CBS at the age of 30, as the youngest man to conduct a national broadcast (for a full nine innings and games, as a network employee rather than simply as a representative of one of the competing teams). After Jack Buck was sacked in late 1991, Sean McDonough became CBS’s lead baseball play-by-play man.
In April 2014, Joe Buck joined forces with Greg Norman to lead Fox’s new package of United States Golf Association telecasts, including the U.S. Open.
The duo made its televised debut during the Franklin Templeton Shootout on December 12–14, 2014. (which Greg Norman also hosted). Greg Norman was fired by Fox in 2016 and replaced by Paul Azinger.
Joe Buck and Troy Aikman signed a multi-year deal with ESPN on March 16, 2022, which will see them take over as the new lead broadcast duo of Monday Night Football beginning in the 2022 NFL season and work on ESPN+ initiatives.
With the change, their 20-year record as Fox’s top NFL broadcast team ended. As compensation for Joe Buck leaving Fox Sports with one year left on his contract, ESPN agreed to move one of its Big Ten college football games to Fox for the 2022 season.
Following his father’s footsteps and being good to go at it. He has made a name and fortune for himself in the sports field. Joe Buck has accumulated an estimated net worth of US$38 million.
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