Dick Vitale
Dick Vitale
Real Name/Full Name Dick Vitale
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Dick Vitale
Birth Place: Passaic, New Jersey, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 9 June 1939
Age/How Old: 84 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 171 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Grey
Parents Name: Father – John Vitale
Mother – Mae Vitale
Siblings: N/A
School: East Rutherford High School
College: Seton Hall University &  William Paterson University
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Lorraine McGrath (m. 1971)
Kids/Children Name: Yes (Terri and Sherri)
Profession: Sportscaster
Net Worth: $25 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Dick Vitale is one of the best sports broadcasters in the United States of America. The maximum number of times people can see Dick sportscasting in Basketball. He got the attention of the audience for the great phrases which catch the mind of people. Dick uses those attractive phrases for players he likes personally. Dick Vitale is appreciated around the United States of America and the entire world for his fantastic speaking skills.

Well, how well do you know about Dick Vitale? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Dick Vitale’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Dick Vitale to date.

Biography and Early Life

Dick Vitale was born on 9 June 1939 in New Jersey, state of the United States of America. School teachers saw him be a very active child from his childhood. His father’s name was John Vitale, whereas his mother’s name was Mae Vitale. Dick Vitale’s father was a worker in clothing press operator, but this was not enough to maintain the economic standard of the family, so he worked as a part-time security guard in East Rutherford. And Mae Vitale was a homemaker who cares for the entire family. Dick was grown up by his parents in East Rutherford, where he completed his schooling.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Dick Vitale in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Dick Vitale’s age is 84 years old as of today’s date 20th April 2024 having been born on 9 June 1939. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 171lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.


Dick Vitale completed his elementary school and High School at East Rutherford High School. It is an effect that dick was a perfect student in his class who was always interested in speaking skills like anchoring and debate competitions held in the school. Dick Vitale’s tremendous speaking skills were visible from his childhood days only. Dick Vitale completed his bachelor’s degree from Seton Hall University and later attended William Paterson University.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Dick Vitale With Wife Lorraine McGrath
Dick Vitale With Wife Lorraine McGrath

It is an unfortunate fact about Dick Vitale that he lost his vision of his left eye during his school days. Dick Vitale got a pencil accident which penetrated his eye and took out his dream away. Even though this incident did not pull dick away from his goal of life. Dick Vitale is a person who separates his professional life from his personal life. He never discloses any information related to his family. It is only known that Dick Vitale belongs to a low-income family where his father worked very hard for survival.

Dick Vitale dated Lorraine McGrath from the year 1968 and tied the knot in 1971. Together this lovely couple has two babies soon after marriage and named them Terri and Sheeri with due love and affection. As of present, they have five grandchildren with whom Dick Vitale spends his free timings.

Is Dick Vitale Gay?

If you have ever thought Dick Vitale to be gay, then that thinking was incorrect. Dick Vitale married McGrath in the year 1971, and together this couple got two daughters. Dick is a great family man and also a proud father of two children. We do not have any proof against his personality to declare him gay. Dick Vitale is straight. We can say all these things without any kind of hesitations or obligations and thus we can conclude our above statement.

Professional Career

Dick Vitale started his professional career as a Basketball coach in different schools. First of all, he joined it as the basketball coach in an elementary school situated in New Jersey. To get positive growth in his professional career, he got shifted to  Garfield High School, and soon, he was declared the head of coaches. Later, Dick Vitale migrated to East Rutherford and became the school’s coach where he studied East Rutherford High School.

This job was a proud moment in his life to be the school’s coach where he completed his education. It was a lucky year for Dick in 1971 when he got the post of assistant coach in Rutger University, which was assigned the contract for only two years. After the contract finished, he signed as the head coach for Detroit University in 1973. It was an excellent success for Dick Vitale when he was appointed as the athletic director of Detroit University in 1977.


Dick Vitale attracted many notable awards in his career. Dick Vitale’s achievements list is long throughout his professional career. Some of the outstanding awards are the basketball Hall of Fame award in 2008 and the New Jersey College basketball Hall of Fame award in 2009. The most extraordinary award in his life is the athletic director of Detroit University. He is very dedicated and he is very talented towards his work we can say this by looking at his personality and his dedication.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dick Vitale in 2024

Dick Vitale Net Worth
Dick Vitale Net Worth

As of 2024, Dick Vitale’s estimated net worth is around $25 million. Dick Vitale proved that even you are born in a low-income family, you can achieve the greatest of your life with entire dedication and hard work towards the goal you are determined. Dick Vitale did not declare his retirement from the Basketball Federation, so we can expect his assets to grow in the future.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Dick Vitale’s father was a worker in clothing press operator where he earned little money for the family, and to support he even worked as a part-time security guard in local. Dick changed his fortune by hard work and determination. Dick Vitale started his career as a coach in an elementary school and ended as one of the best coaches of The United States of America.

Dick Vitale is known as one of the best basketball coaches in the United States of America who gave his efforts to the Detroit Pistons. Apart from coaching Basketball, he is a great sportscaster for the ESPN channel. His popularity is gained from the television screen. We wish him to stay healthy and make us entertaining with his talent of speaking in basketball matches.


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