Norman Chad Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24 Aug, 2020
Facts of Norman Chad
Date of Birth: 1958
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Norman Chad
Birth Name Norman A. Chad
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Washington, D.C., USA
Profession Sportswriter, Columnist
Working For ESPN
Net Worth $800 Thousand
Education University of Maryland, College Park
Movies World Series of Poker
Books Hold On, Honey, I'll Take You to the Hospital at Halftime (Confessions of a TV Sports Junkie)
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Norman Chad is an American sportswriter and columnist who is most known for his heavily-syndicated weekly sports column, ''Couch Slouch", which appears in over 20 news publications including the Washington Post, Chicago Sun-Times, Indianapolis Star, and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He also co-hosts the ESPN broadcast of the poker show World Series of Poker.  

When was Norman Chad Born? Where was he Educated?

Norman Chad was born Norman A. Chad in 1958. A native of Washington. D.C., USA, Chad grew up in Maryland and attended Northwood High School in Silver Spring, graduating in 1976. 

He went on to attend and graduate from the University of Maryland, College Park. 

Career

Norman Chad was a sportswriter and wrote columns for Sports Illustrated and the National Sports Daily. He also spent the better part of 12 years writing syndicated humor columns making NFL predicting at the toss of a coin.   

Chad is most known for his heavily-syndicated weekly sports column, ''Couch Slouch", which appears in over 20 news publications including the Washington Post, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Chicago Sun-Times, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Indianapolis Star, and Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Norman has been a frequent contributor to ESPN. Not only is he the co-host of the World Series of Poker on ESPN alongside Lon McEachern, but he is also a frequent guest host on shows like the sports talk show Pardon the Interruption and the movie review and discussion show Reel Classics on ESPN Classics. 

Besides hosting, Norman Chad has also participated in World Series of Poker events SOURCE: PokerNews

Being the resident ESPN poker buff ignited his own passion for poker and he has tried his hand at poker, playing in over 50 World Series of Poker events, making it into the final table at the 2012 World Series of Poker.   

Besides writing for news publications, Norman has also written for television, namely shows like the HBO sitcom Arli$$ and the ABC sitcom Coach

Norman is the author of the book "Hold On, Honey, I'll Take You to the Hospital at Halftime (Confessions of a TV Sports Junkie)" -- published in 1993.  

Has a Net Worth of $800 Thousand

As of August 2020, Norman Chad is believed to hold a net worth of around $800 thousand. His wealth comes from his sportswriting and broadcast career. A celebrated sportswriter and syndicated columnist, his weekly column "Couch Slouch" has been published in over 20 news outlets. 

Norman Chad hosting World Series of Poker events SOURCE: Cardmates

Known for his knowledge and insight of poker, Chad is a poker analyst and the co-host of ESPN's broadcast of the poker show World Series of Poker. 

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