Bob Costas is an American sportscaster best known for hosting 12 prime-time Olympic Games between 1992 and 2016. He is currently employed by MLB Network, where he hosts the interview show ‘Studio 42 with Bob Costas.’ He also spent a large amount of time working for NBC Sports Network.

Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Robert Quinlan Costas was born on March 22, 1952, to Jayne and John Costas. He was born in Manhattan but reared in Commack, New York. He graduated from Commack High School South and continued his education at Syracuse University. During his adolescence, he was quite active in athletics, which helped him gain a deeper grasp of the games.

Bob Costas’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions

Bob Costas, who was born on March 22, 1952, will be 70 years old on June 8, 2022. His height is 1.7 m, and he weighs 76 kg.

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Bob Costas posing for a photograph(source Instagram)

Bob Costas’s Profession & Career

Bob Costas began his career as a host with NBC Sports Network in the early 1980s. He quickly rose to prominence on television, appearing on shows such as ‘Today,’ ‘Later with Bob Costas,’ ‘Meet the Press,’ ‘Nightline,’ and ‘On the Record with Bob Costas,’ among others. He has also provided his voice in a number of Hollywood animated films, including ‘Cars.’

Bob Caster has worked as an entertainment host for Hollywood gossip and other political topics in addition to being a sportscaster. He is at ease with all facets of journalism, which makes him one of America’s best hosts. He has presented events for sports such as boxing, golf, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, professional football, the Olympics, the National Hockey League, and NBC Racing.

After momentarily quitting as a sportscaster in 2017, he chose to develop a job where he could just sit and talk with people and began working as a talk show presenter, which is working out well for him because people enjoy his wit and humour on the show. He now hosts ‘Thursday Night Football’ for the NFL and the NBC Network.

Bob Costas’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship

Bob Costas has had two marriages. Carole Krummenacher, his lifelong love, was his first wife, whom he married in 1983. In 2001, the couple divorced. Robert Sutton married his present wife, Jill Sutton, in 2004. He is quite close to his family and can be spotted watching a variety of sporting events when he is not casting them.
Keith and Taylor are his two children.

Achievements and Awards

Syracuse University honoured Bob Costas with the George Arents Award in 2001 for his outstanding performance in sports broadcasting. In 2013, the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications honoured Bob Costas with the Marty Glickman Award for his outstanding leadership in sports and media. He has garnered numerous more honours for his contributions to sports and media networks.

Bob Costas’s Salary and Net Worth

Bob Costas’ net worth is predicted to be more than $50 million as of June 2022. He makes his income through his regular salary from MLB Network, where he presents an interview show. The Sportscaster’s annual remuneration package is thought to be about $7 million.

Bob Costas is widely regarded as one of the world’s most popular sports journalists. He has hosted 12 post-time Olympic Games, a record in and of itself. Bob Costas, in addition to possessing extensive knowledge of all sports, can also pull off smart humour, which makes his hosting manner more informal and enjoyable. Currently, he works as an interview show host, getting friendly with his guests and learning all of their secrets in order to create gossip headlines for the Network the next day.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name Bob Costas
Real Name/Full Name Robert Quinlan Costas
Gender Male
Age 70 years old
Birth Date 22 March 1952
Birth Place Queens, New York, United States
Nationality American
Height 1.7 m
Weight 76 kg
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse (Name) Carole Krumenacher (m. 1983–2001), Jill Sutton (m. 2004)
Children Yes (Keith Michael Kirby Costas, Taylor Costas)
Profession Sportscaster
Net Worth in 2022 $50 million
Brands N/A
Hobbies N/A

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