Jim Nantz Bio, Net Worth, Age, Ethnicity, Height, Divorce

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Jim Nantz: Biography in Details

Who is Jim Nantz?

Jim Nantz is an American television personality who is best known as a sportscaster, author as well as and actor.

He is mostly known for his work in the telecasts of the National Football League (NFL), National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I men’s basketball, and PGA Tour for CBS Sports.

He is also commonly known as the announcer on CBS’s top play-by-play team from 2004.

Jim Nantz: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

He was born James William Nantz, III in Charlotte, North Carolina on 17 May 1959.

As of 2023, he is 64 years old.

He is of Caucasian ethnicity and has an American nationality.

His mother’s name is Doris Nantz and his father’s name is Jim Nantz Jr.

Jim Nantz was raised in New Orleans and New Jersey. He has a sister named Nancy Hockaday.


He did his schooling at Marlboro High School where he was a co-captain of a basketball team.

Jim was also a co-captain as well as a number 1 player on the golf club and became a member of the Bamm Hollow Country Club.

Jim Nantz majored in broadcasting at the University of Huston in Texas where he was honored with a Doctor of Humane Letters.

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Jim Nantz: Professional Life, Career

Jim Nantz started working as an anchor and sportscaster for ‘Khou Houston‘.

Then he was hired as a weekend sports anchor on KSL-TV in Salt Lake City before joining CBS.

In 1985, he began working with the CBS network as a studio host for college football and basketball coverage.

Since 1989, he has anchored CBS coverage of the master tournament.

Working with CBS, he has covered many sports reports including NCAA Final Four Men’s Basketball, and Steve Kerr’s Final Four of TNT Sports.

Jim Nantz became the play-by-play announcer of The NFL on CBS in 2004.

In 2014, Nantz along with his partner Phil Simms called Thursday Night Football games by making a deal with both CBS and NFL networks.


He has won Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality, the Ambassador Award of Excellence by LA Sports, and had been honored with NSSA’s National Sportscaster.

Besides his sportscaster career, Nantz has also made guest appearances on various television series.

Jim Nantz published his first book ‘Always By My Side-A Father’s Grace and a Sports Journey Unlike Any Other in May 2008.

Jim Nantz: Salary, Net Worth

His success in the career path paid him well financially.

Although his salary has not been disclosed his net worth is estimated to be $15 million as of 2023.

He has also launched a private wine label ‘The Calling’ being partnered with wine producer Peter Deutsch.

Nantz has contributed financially to politics and he is also a member of the Republican Party.

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Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

Reporter Jim suffered controversy when he divorced his first wife after 26 years of their married relationship and also suffered controversy for his comments on the national anthem.

Height, Weight

Jim Nantz has a height of 6 feet 3 inches and weighs 75 kg.

He has brown hair and blue eyes.

Social Media

Jim Nantz is inactive on any social media such as Facebook and  Twitter.

However, he has more than 1.2k followers on Instagram.

Jim Nantz’s Anniversary Dates

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2024 June Sunday
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2028 June Friday

Jim Nantz’s Birthday Dates

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2024 May Friday
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2028 May Wednesday

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