Kenny Albert is an American sportscaster, most known for being the son of the sportscaster, AI Albert. He currently does play-by-play for all four major professional sports leagues in the United states and Canada entitled NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL.
Early Life and Education
The talented sportscaster was born on February 2, 1968, in New York City, U.S to AI Albert and Steve Albert. He holds an American nationality and belongs to White American ethnicity.
At his fifth birthday, his parents gave him a tape recorder to practice for broadcasting. On his sixth birthday, his father took him along to a New York Rangers game. When he was 14 years old he became the official statistician for the Rangers on the radio and wrote content for the Rangers program when he was just 16.
Albert’s father was his great idol but apart from him, Vancouver Canucks was his main idol. He attended high school sports for the Port Washington News, an Anton Community Newspapers publication. He joined New York University and completed his degree in broadcasting and journalism.
From his early age, he was interested in broadcasting so his parents used to gift him a tape recorder to practice. He first started his career as a radio voice of the New York Rangers as well as a play-by-play announcer and field level reporter for Fox’s coverage of the Major League Baseball.
Additionally, Albert has done college basketball for the ESPN Plus and is a substitute play-by-play announcer for New York Knicks games on MSG Network. He was also the leader of the play-by-play announcer for the American League Division Series between the Texas Rangers and the Toronto Blue Jays.
The proficient sportscaster was also nominated for the Sports Emmy Award for the Outstanding Sports Personality along with fellow on NFL Fox announcer Kevin Burkhardt, Mike Emrick, and his father.
In 2009, Albert called the play-by-play of the Minnesota Vikings and then finally hosted the New York Yankees. The next day he hosted the series, he was broadcasted as a Rangers game on the radio.
The 49-years-old, Journalist married Barbara. They have two daughters named Amanda and Sydney. Currently, he is residing in New Jersey with his wife and two daughters. He has been living with his wife for 20 years and was first introduced to his wife by his close friend and Baltimore sports reporter, Jerry Coleman.
Net Worth and Body Measurement
The popular journalist, Kenny Albert is living a luxurious life and is residing at his own residence in New Jersey. His net worth is reported to be around $2 million.
Albert has an average height of 5 feet 8 inch and has more than 50k followers and 13.5k tweets on Twitter.
by Bchrome, 13 Aug, 2017