John Saunders Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Aug, 2019
Facts of John Saunders
Date of Birth: 1955 , February-2
Age: 64 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Name John Saunders
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Ajax
Ethnicity Black Ethnicity
Profession Sports journalist, TV personality, commentator and play-by-play announcer
Working For ESPN
Net Worth 10000 U.S dollars
Weight in KG 92 kg
Famous for Journalist
Married Yes
Married to N/A
Education Ryerson University
Online Presence Facebook,Wiki,Twitter,Instagram
TV Show Toronto Raptors Basketball
Siblings Bernie Saunders
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John Saunders worked as a journalist was absolutely mind-blowing and he is renowned as one of the most successful journalists in the world. He always thrives for more and this in the main reason he is so successful. He is well known for his work in the ESPN and ABC Sports.

Early Life, Bio, Career, and Education Of John Saunders

John Saunders was born in the year 1955 on 2nd of February which makes him 59 years old at this moment. At this late age also he has not lost his passion for his work and is always dedicated. He was born in a place called Ajax which lies in Canada and this makes his nationality Canadian. He has one sibling and his name is Bernie Saunders, a former NHL player.

He was a very dedicated person from his childhood. He went to the University called Western Michigan University to get a degree and he got an opportunity to grab a scholarship over there. It was all because of his game which impressed everyone and because of that, he succeeded to get that scholarship. He was a great ice hockey player like his sibling Bernie. After that, he moved on to another university called Ryerson University and over there also he played ice hockey.

CAPTION: John Saunders in his college days SOURCE: Pinterest

He then stepped in the field of journalism and started directing for a channel called CKNS Radio. After that, he joined another channel called CKNY-TV and worked there but this time he was a sports anchor. He works amazed everyone and he decided to continue in that field. He also worked for other channels like ATV News and WMAR-TV. He later moved on to work for the mighty channel called ESPN. He joined that job in the year 1986 as he hosted the show called The Sports Reporters. He also had great opportunities to host great shows like NFL Primetime and he did not let those chances slip through his hands. He also hosted another super popular show called Baseball Night in America.

Net Worth and Salary

He has been very successful in his career and it has given him great earnings. He gets paid healthy salary by ESPN and ABC which boosts his net worth every year. He has a net worth of 10000 U.S dollars and the number will only rise in coming years.

Personal Life

John Saunders was married to Wanda Saunders in 1987. Together the couple has shared two children: Aleah Saunders and Jennah Saunders. He was very responsive and always puts his family first. However, the detail on his personal life is unknown. 

Despite being so popular he has always been very down to earth and his charitable works can inspire anyone. He has been a much-focused person in his charitable works and his efforts have made a lot of difference.  

Death

The famous sports newscaster, John Saunders is no more among us, as he died on August 10, 2016, in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, United States. He was found not breathing by his wife and was taken to the hospital immediately. In around 4 am he was pronounced dead.

After his death, his brain was donated to Mount Sinai School of Medicine for research

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