Doris Burke Biography

    Published On Dec 08, 2015
    Facts of Doris Burke
    Date of Birth: 1965 , January-4
    Birth Nation: United States
    Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
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    Doris Burke is a sideline reporter and color analyst for NBA on ESPN and NBA on ABC. Doris got married to Gregg Burke in 1989. Gregg Burke is also a TV personality. But before getting married in 1989 they were in a live-in relationship as they were having love affairs since a long time. Recently, news broke out that they are in the process of dissolving their married life and the news came out true. The couple got divorced in 2016. The couple has two children together.

    Doris began playing basketball since she was in her second grade. She joined Manasquan High School and there she played as a point guard. After her high school graduation, she joined Providence College and she also graduated from there being its all-time leader in assists. For this great contribution, she was introduced at the Providence College Hall of Fame.

    After that, she began her professional career as a broadcast journalist. She started off as a broadcast journalist from the radio in 1990. A few years later, she joined ESPN and ABC. The actual figure about her salary is unknown but her net worth is said to be around $6 Million Dollars.

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    Born in West Islip, New York

    1965

    Born as Doris Sable in West Islip, New York, United States of America to American parents, Doris was raised in the lower middle class family as the youngest of eight children. She is an American and is of white ethnicity.

    Graduated from Providence College

    1987

    She received her formal education from Manasquan High School. Besides her education, she was actively involved in basketball. After her high school graduation, she joined Providence College and graduated from there in 1987.

    Became the Co-Female Athlete of the Year

    1987

    Doris began playing basketball since she was in her second grade. As an avid basketball player, she joined Providence College and she also graduated from there being its all-time leader in assists. She was also honored as the Co-Female Athlete of the Year in 1987.

    Married to Gregg Burke

    1989

    Doris married Gregg Burke in 1989. Gregg Burke is also a TV personality. But before getting married in 1989 they were in a live-in relationship. Recently, news broke out that they are in the process of dissolving their married life. Sadly the couple got divorced in 2016 without stating any reasons.

    Began her broadcasting career

    1990

    After graduating from Providence College, she announced that this is also the end of her professional basketball career and then she began working as a broadcast journalist. She then became serving as an analyst on radio in 1990.

    Began working at Big East men's games

    1996

    She began her on-air radio career since 1990 and that was also the same year when she made her television debut. A few years later, she joined Big East men's games. From that time on she began serving as an analyst of ESPN's coverage.

    Gave birth first time

    1993

    She got married with love of her life in 1989 and that was with Gregg Burke. After being married with him for about four years, she also became pregnant and she finally welcomed her first child in 1993. She also became mother for the second time in 1995.

    Introduced into the Providence College Hall of Fame

    1999

    While she was in Providence College, she was one of the best female basketball players and she also graduated from there being its all-time leader in assists. For this great contribution, she was introduced at the Providence College Hall of Fame.

    Won USA Today a Rudy Award

    2003

    Till now, she has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and she has also won several of them. In 2003, she got nominated in USA Today a Rudy Award for the first time. She won this award that year for Best New Face in Sports Television.

    Won Silver Anniversary Award

    2012

    Even after she stopped playing basketball for a long time, she is still receiving several awards for being a basketball player. In 2012, she was honored with the Silver Anniversary Award. She won this award for her myriad athletic and professional accomplishments.