Brent Musburger Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 18 May, 2017
Facts of Brent Musburger
Date of Birth: 1939 , May-26
Age: 80 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Brent Musburger
Birth Name Brent Woody Musburger
Father Cec Musburger
Mother Beryl Ruth (Woody)
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Portland, Oregon, United States
Ethnicity white
Profession Sportscaster
Net Worth $18 million
Married Yes
Married to Arlene Clare Sander (m. 1963)
Children Blake Musburger, Scott Musburger
Education Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism
Siblings Todd Musburger
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Synopsis

Brent Woody Musburger is an American sportscaster of the Super Bowl, NBA, and NCAA championships. Woody recently retired from ESPN and NBC who rose to prominence covering of major sports including MLB, NCAA football and basketball, and NASCAR.

Brent Musburger has worked effectively each surface of the broadcast business as a studio host, halftime and postgame, play-by-play person, host, and as well as anchoring coverage of championship trophy presentations.

Early life and Education

Brent Musburger was born on May 26, 1939, in Portland, Oregon, United States of American. He belongs to American nationality and his ethnicity is white. He was brought up by his parents Cec Musburger and Beryl Ruth. He has also an elder brother named Todd Musburger who is a Chicago-based attorney specializing in media and entertainment law.

Brent Musburger and his brother stole a car of their mother’s cleaning lady and went far for a joy ride. He educated at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and was fired out for a year caused by owning and operating a car without a license.

Career and Path

Brent Musburger began his journalism career with a Chicago’s American newspaper as a sportswriter with legendary sportswriter Warren Brown. After that, he moved to WBBM radio and WBBM-TV after his long contributes in CBS network.

During the 1970s iconic sportscaster Brent Musburger constantly involved himself in KNXT evening newscasts as a reporter for two years. Moreover, he then started to host National Football league games.

Besides, Brent Musburger’s unusual presence in the industry, he has got the chance to feature in several movies including, Rocky II alongside Carl Weathers, The Main Event, The Waterboy Cars 2, and happy Ending.

Brent appeared for the last time on his show in January 2017 and announced his retirement. Many other journalists and celebrities including Katherine Webb-McCarron thanked Brent for his five memorable decades in the broadcast after his retirement.

Personal life and Path

Brent Musburger possesses sweet and decent character. He has always maintained a pleasant relationship with all his admirers and supporters. He has been married to his girlfriend Arlene Clare Sander since June 8, 1963. The couple tied the knot after Brent graduated from Northwestern when he was 24 years.

The couple is staying together and are happily married for more than five and half decades and they have popped up at various events.

The couple has also two adult sons named Blake and Scott Musberger. His wife Arlene likes to play golf with her husband Brent. They live in Montana on an absolutely sprawling horse ranch. The two also shifts in Florida in the winter because Montana has unsuitable weather at that time.  

Nonetheless, Musburger also faced some controversy in 2003, when he came in front of media after he extolled the attractiveness of an Alabama quarterback’s girlfriend with his partner Kirk Herbstreit.

Net worth and Body Measurement

Brent Musburger is an American sportscaster who has an estimated net worth of around $18 million. Likewise, he had the annual salary of $4 million per year in his prolific journalism career.

He stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches. 

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