Chris Berman Biography

Published On Dec 17, 2015
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.
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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.

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Born in Greenwich, Connecticut

May 10 , 1955

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. 

Graduated from Brown University

1977

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.

Joined Hartford's WVIT-TV

1977

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.

Joined ESPN

1979

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.

Married to Kathy Alexinski

July 23 , 1983

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.

First child, Meredith Berman

1986

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.

Second child, Douglas Berman

1987

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. 

His father died

September 22 , 2013

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. 

Won CableACE Awards

1993

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.

Won Walk of Fame

2010

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. 

Won Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award

July 12 , 2010

 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.

Appeared in The Waterboy

1998

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.