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Chris Berman Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Thu Dec, 2015
Chris Berman

Facts of Chris Berman

Date of Birth: 1955 , May-10
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Name Chris Berman
Birth Name Christopher James Berman
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Greenwich, Connecticut
Ethnicity White
Profession Sportscaster
Working For ESPN
Net Worth $18 million
Body Measurements 35-24-36
Weight in KG 75 KG
Married Yes
Married to Kathy Berman (m. 1983)
Children Meredith Berman and Douglas Berman
Divorce Not Yet
Education Hackley School, Brown University
Awards BET Award for Best Gospel Artist
Siblings La'Myia Good, Colbert Good
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Boyfriend N/A
Movies Henchmen
TV Show Monday Night Football Since 1970
Religion Christianity
Online Presence Facebook
Father James Keliner Berman
Mother Peggy Shevell
Famous for Journalist
Nick Name "Chris" "Boomer"
Salary $ 1.5 Million
Face Color White
Girlfriend Felicia Day.

Quick Timeline of Chris Berman

1955 Born in Greenwich, Connecticut
1977 Graduated from Brown University
1977 Joined Hartford's WVIT-TV
1979 Joined ESPN
1983 Married to Kathy Alexinski
1986 First child, Meredith Berman
1987 Second child, Douglas Berman
2013 His father died
1993 Won CableACE Awards
2010 Won Walk of Fame
2010 Won Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award
1998 Appeared in The Waterboy

Detail Timeline of Chris Berman

May 10 , 1955

Born in Greenwich, Connecticut

Born on the laps of Peggy Shevell and James Keliner Berman, Chris was born as Christopher James Berman in Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America. He is an American and is of white ethnicity. He is six feet and three inch tall. 

1977

Graduated from Brown University

He received his primary education from Hackley School. He joined them in 1970. After completing his high school graduation from Hackley School, Chris joined Brown University and he also graduated from there with Bachelor of Arts degree in 1977.

1977

Joined Hartford's WVIT-TV

Soon after earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Brown University in 1977, he joined Hartford’s WVIT-TV and he began working there as a weekend sports anchor. While he was in Brown University he also worked as a sports director.

1979

Joined ESPN

He has been serving ESPN since it was formed in 1979. In 1988, he began hosting the show, Boardwalk and Baseball's Super Bowl of Sports Trivia. He hosted this show for about a year. He is one of the oldest and longest employees of ESPN.

July 23 , 1983

Married to Kathy Alexinski

On 23rd of July 1983, Chris got married to love of his life Kathy Alexinski. As a married couple, they have already welcomed two children together. Till now, they are bonded in this married life and there is no any information about their extra affairs.

1986

First child, Meredith Berman

He became father for the first time in his life and that was in 1986 after being married with love of his life Kathy Alexinski. He and his wife, Kathy Alexinski welcomed their first child together that year and they named their first child Kathy Alexinski.

1987

Second child, Douglas Berman

Within a year after being father of his first child, he also became father for the second time in 1987. He and his sweet wife, Kathy Alexinski welcomed their second child together that year and that time it was a boy and they named him Douglas Berman. 

September 22 , 2013

His father died

Chris Berman was born to Peggy Shevell and James Keliner Berman. His father James Keliner Berman was a corporate executive vice president and his mother Peggy Shevell was a reporter-researcher for Time magazine. His father died at the end of 2013 and it was followed by his mother’s death in 2014. 

1993

Won CableACE Awards

Till now he has been nominated in CableACE Awards for seven different times and all these times he was nominated for Sports Host. However, he has only been honored twice. He won this award for the first time in 1993 and then in 1995.

2010

Won Walk of Fame

He has been active in the television world for more than three and half decades. For this contribution he has also been honored several times. He was honored with Star on the Walk of Fame in 2010. 

July 12 , 2010

Won Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award

 Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award is also one of the prestigious awards and this award has been honored since 1989 in the name of the late longtime NFL commissioner. He has also been honored with this award once and that was in 2010.

1998

Appeared in The Waterboy

2010 Star on the Walk of Fame, Chris Berman is also famous for his role in the comedy movie, The Waterboy. This movie is mainly about the sports and comedy. He is also popular for his role in the movie, The Longest Yard.

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On 23rd of July 1983, Chris got married to love of his life Kathy Alexinski. As a married couple, they have already welcomed two children together. Till now, they are bonded in this married life and there is no any information about their extra affairs.

After completing his high school graduation from Hackley School, Chris joined Brown University and he also graduated from there with Bachelor of Arts degree in 1977. He then joined Hartford’s WVIT-TV and he began working there as a weekend sports anchor. He has been serving ESPN since it was formed in 1979. He has been earning lucrative amount of salary and his net worth is $18 million.