Bob Costas Net Worth
Bob Costas Net Worth and salary: Bob Costas is an American sportscaster who has a net worth of $45 million dollars. Bob Costas began working as a sportscaster while still in college. He was born Robert Quinlan Costas on March 22, 1952, in New York City. He studied at the Syracuse University where he first started to work as an announcer for the college's hockey team. After college, he continued to hone his broadcasting skills in the American Basketball League. He was hired by CBS Sports serving as a regional CBS NFL and CBS NBA announcer from 1976 to 1979. He was then hired by NBC in 1979 with a contract that paid $100,000 per year. That's the same as around $300,000 per year today. He stayed with NBC through 2019. During his nearly four decade career at NBC, Bob earned around $100 million before taxes from the company. At the time of his retirement from NBC he was earning a salary of $7 million per year. He has received nearly 20 Emmy Awards and four "National Sportscaster of the Year" awards.
Armed with a quick intelligence, a mildly ironic manner and a photographic memory, Costas displayed the impressive breadth of his interests and insights as host of the late night interview show, "Later with Bob Costas" (NBC, 1988-1994). Hr also provided coverage for the Olympics, beginning with the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul. He would go on to host every Olympic games up until the 2018 games. He hosted an HBO show called "On the Record with Bob Costas" from 2000 – 2004. In January 2019 it was revealed that NBC and Bob Costas were ending their relationship after four decades, amicably.
|Net Worth:||$45 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Mar 22, 1952 (68 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)|
|Profession:||Journalist, Talk show host, Sports commentator, Announcer, Commentator, Actor, Voice Actor, Writer|
|Nationality:||United States of America|