|Real Name/Full Name||James William “Jim” Nantz III|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Jim Nantz|
|Birth Place:||Charlotte, North Carolina, USA|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||17 May 1959|
|Age/How Old:||61 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 193 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Hair Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Jim Nantz Jr.
Mother – Doris Nantz
|School:||Marlboro High School|
|College:||University of Texas|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Ann-Lorraine Carlsen (m. 1983; d. 2009)
Courtney Richards (m. 2014-present)
|Kids/Children Name:||Caroline, Jameson, and Cathleen Nantz|
|Profession:||Sports commentator, anchor, and actor|
|Net Worth:||$15 million|
|Last Updated:||April 2021|
Jim Nantz is an American sportscaster who is well known for working with telecast for various sports leagues. He is known for presenting for the National Football League, the NCAA Division 1 men’s basketball, the National Basketball Association and the PGA Tour for CBS.
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Biography and Early Life
Jim Nantz was born on May 17, 1959, in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is the son of Jim Nantz and Doris Nantz. During his childhood, his family moved a lot. He lived in New Orleans, Louisiana, Colts Neck Township in New Jersey, and later on, the family settled in Marlboro. Jim has one sister, Nancy Hockaday.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Jim Nantz in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jim Nantz’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2021 having been born on 17 May 1959. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 193 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75kg in Kilograms.
Jim attended the Malboro High School where he was a reputable athlete. He was the co-captain of the school’s basketball team and was also the number one player and co-captain of the golf team. He was also a member of the Bamm Hollow Country Club. After high school, he enrolled in the University of Houston in Texas. While there, he continued with his activeness in sports by joining the Houston Cougars men’s golf team of the University of Texas.
During his stay on campus, he was roommates with Fred Couples and Blaine McCallister who are currently professional golfers. At the university, he majored in broadcasting, and during his stay, he worked with CBS Radio Network by transmitting taped interviews to Win Elliot for Elliot’s sports central USA weekend reports. This is where he gained early exposure in sports broadcasting.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Jim and his first wife, Ann-Lorraine Nantz lived in Westport, Connecticut. The couple was married for 26 good long years before their divorce in 2009. Together, the couple had a daughter named Caroline Nantz. After their divorce, Jim was ordered by the court to pay Ann-Lorraine 916,000 dollars for child support and alimony. Before the final announcement of the divorce, Jim conceded that he had indeed dated a 29-year-old lady.
The judge concluded that the particular event was irrelevant since the marriage was in dismay long before his extramarital affairs. After the divorce, he married Courtney Richards in a private ceremony in Pebble Beach Golf links in the year 2012. The couple has been together ever since. As a result of their union, they have two children, namely, Cathleen and Jameson Nantz.
Is Jim Nantz Gay?
Jim Nantz is straight as far as sexual orientations are concerned. He was married to Ann-Lorraine for 26 years before their eventual separation He also went on to marry Courtney Richards and has been married to her ever since.
Jim’s career kicked off as an anchor and sportscaster for the KHOU Houston in the early 1980s. He later became a weekend sports anchor on KSL-TV in Salt Lake City. He later joined CBS sports in 1985 working as a studio host for the network’s college football and basketball coverage. Nantz has anchored CBS’ coverage of Masters Tournament since 1989.
After hosting CBSs’ pre-game program, The NFL Today, he became the NFL on CBS’ top play-by-play announcer in 2004. In 1993, he had previously filled in for his predecessor Greg Gumbel as NFL Today. In 2014, Nantz and Phil Simms called Thursday Night Football games in a deal with CBS and the NFL network. In 2017, Tony Romo a former Dallas Cowboys quarterback replaced Phil Simms as Nantz’s colour commentator for CBS’ NFL telecasts. In 2021, Nantz and Romo called Super Bowl LV.
Nantz appeared as himself in the film Tin Cup which was released in 1996. Ever since, he has appeared on numerous television series including Criminal Minds and How I Met Your Mother. From 2009, he has guest commentated on the final round of The Open Championship for BBC.
Jim has a plethora of awards under his name. He has won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality for Play-by-Play twice. He has also won the NSSA’s National Sportscaster of the year award five times. 2011 saw Jim be named as a receiver of the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award from the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jim Nantz in 2021
Jim has been very active for a long time now and as a result he has earned a huge fortune. As of 2021, He has a net worth of $15 million. Some sources claim that he earns an annual salary of $5 million from his appearances in shows. He also has his own private wine label named The Calling. It is not known how much he earned from his wine company’s first vintage release way back in 2012. His net worth is surely set up to grow even more from his stardom reputation.
Jim Portrays an example of determination and will to concur. While in college when he was asked what he wanted for his future, he said he wanted to call the masters. True to his dream, he has achieved it and many more.