Jim Nantz Net Worth

Jim Nantz Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Jim Nantz net worth is
$15 Million

Jim Nantz Wiki Biography

James William “Jim” Nantz, III was born on the 17th May 1959, in Charlotte, North Carolina USA. He is a journalist, mostly known as the voice of CBS Sports, and in particular for his telecasts of the NFL and the NCAA.

So just how rich is Jim Nantz? His net worth is estimated at $15 million, according to authoritative sources, which have also reported that the sportscaster has an annual salary of $7 million. He started making money after 1990, the highest part of his wealth coming from working with CBS Sports. Since 2009, Nantz has been engaged in a private wine label project, together with producer Peter Deutsch. Their collection, called “The Calling”, was launched in 2012, the first wine being named “The Masters”.

Jim Nantz Net Worth $15 Million

Jim Nantz went to Marlboro High School, New Jersey, where he played basketball and golf. After high school, he went to the University of Houston, where he also worked for CBS Radio Network, a modest start to his net worth. After graduating with a degree in radio and television in 1981, he started working as an anchor and a sportscaster for the local networks KHOU Houston and KSL-TV in Salt Lake City.

In 1985, he started his contract with CBS Sports. He began as a host for college football and basketball, while working also as a reporter for golf, then in 1989 he became the anchor for “The Masters”. In 1992 – the last time the Winter Games were held in the same year as the Summer Games – and 1994, he was the daytime co-host during the weekends for the Winter Olympics. Between 1998 and 2003, he hosted “The NFL Today” and, since 1994, he has also been CBS’ golf anchor. Jim Nantz is also a member of CBS’ lead commentary team for NFL coverage, being the NFL announcer on CBS’s top play-by-play team since 2004. From 2014, he also leads “Thursday Night Football”. All these activities have added significantly to Jim’s net worth.

Nantz is obviously famous for his extensive broadcasting of various sports. He has made telecasts of the National Football League (NFL), the Division I men’s basketball, the PGA Tour, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). His various works place him at the top of the list when it comes to the professionals in sports television, supporting his net worth.

He has won numerous awards for his professional activities, including two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Sports Personality, Play-by-Play. The National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association have five times named him the National Sportscaster of the Year. The sportscaster also holds a Basketball Hall of Fame’s Curt Gowdy award and the 2012 Ambassador Award of Excellence awarded by the LA Sports & Entertainment Commission.

Jim Nantz adds money to his net worth from television appearances in numerous series and shows, including “Clubhouse”, “Criminal Minds” and “How I Met Your Mother”. He also wrote and produced the television movie “Jim Nantz Remembers Augusta: The 1977 Masters”, released in 2010.

As a writer, Nantz published his first book in 2008: “Always By My Side – A Father’s Grace and a Sports Journey Unlike Any Other” is a collection of stories inspired from the world of sportsmen, with whom the journalist has always been familiar.

Outside his career in broadcasting, Jim Nantz has been involved in numerous projects for the community. After his father’s death in 2008, he launched the Nantz National Alzheimer center, in a common project with the Methodist Hospital in Houston. The center has the purpose of researching and developing treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, which caused his father’s death.

In his personal life, Jim Nantz has been married twice, to Ann-Lorraine Carlsen Nantz, between 1983 and 2009, and to Courtney Richards since 2012. The sportscaster has two daughters, one from each marriage. His first wife and their daughter receive over $900,000 a year in child support and alimony.

Full NameJim Nantz
Net Worth$15 Million
Date Of BirthMay 17, 1959
Place Of BirthCharlotte, North Carolina, United States
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
ProfessionSports commentator, Actor, Commentator
EducationMarlboro High School, University of Houston
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseCourtney Richards (m. 2012), Ann-Lorraine Carlsen Nantz (m. 1983–2009)
ChildrenCaroline Nantz
ParentsDoris Nantz, Jim Nantz Jr.
SiblingsNancy Hockaday
NicknamesJames William Nantz III , Wiiliam James Nantz III , William "Jim" Nantz, III , James William Nantz, III
AwardsSports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality - Play-By-Play, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding New Approaches Sports Programming
NominationsSports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host, The George Wensel Technical Achievement Award
MoviesMarch Madness: The Greatest Moments of the NCAA Tournament
TV ShowsThursday Night Football, The NFL Today
1Won the 2016 Golf Coaches Association of America Lifetime Achievement Award.
2Lives in Westport, Connecticut with his wife, Lorri, and daughter, Caroline. [2008]
3His father, Jim Nantz Jr., passed away on June 28, 2008.
4Uncle of Holton Hockaday.
5Father of Caroline Nantz.
6His family lives in his adopted hometown of Houston, Texas.
7Son of Jim Nantz Jr. and Doris Nantz. Brother and brother-in-law of Nancy and Don Hockaday.
8His father, Jim Nantz Jr., 79, has Alzheimer's disease and has lived in a nursing facility since 2000 [May 22, 2008].
9Roomed at college with golfer Fred Couples.
10Recipient of the Curt Gowdy Award (awarded to members of the electronic and print media for outstanding contributions to basketball) in 2002. He the youngest recipient of the award.
11Primetime host of the 1998 Winter Olympics and lead play-by-play announcer for college football. He also covered the NFL and became the network's number two play-by-play announcer in 1993.
12He has been with CBS since 1985 when he hosted the college football studio show. The lead play-by-play announcer for College Basketball, he has been calling the college game since 1990, including the NCAA tournament.
13Has covered golf at CBS since 1986 and has been the golf anchor since 1994.
14Broadcaster for the Utah Jazz.
15Graduated from the University of Houston in 1981 with a degree in radio/television.


With a Kiss2016TV Movie
How I Met Your Mother2010-2014TV SeriesJim Nantz
Jim Nantz Remembers Augusta: The 1977 Masters2010TV Movie
March Madness: The Greatest Moments of the NCAA Tournament2009TV MovieNarrator
Clubhouse2005TV SeriesJim Nantz
Scrapple1998Baseball Announcer Chris McWhittaker (voice)
Tin Cup1996CBS Announcer


Jim Nantz Remembers Augusta: The 1977 Masters2010TV Movie written by


Jim Nantz Remembers Augusta: The 1977 Masters2010TV Movie producer


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The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2016TV SeriesHimself
The Rich Eisen Show2016TV SeriesHimself
Until 202015DocumentaryHimself
Moments of NCAA March Madness2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Charlie Rose1995-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
A Football Life2013TV SeriesHimself
Baltimore Ravens: Road to XLVII2013VideoHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
60 Minutes Sports2013TV Series documentaryHimself - Announcer (segment "The Making of Super Bowl XLVII")
Super Bowl XLVII2013TV SpecialHimself - Play By Play Announcer
Madden NFL 132012Video GameHimself (voice)
Duke 91 & 92: Back to Back2012TV MovieHimself
Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 20112011TV MovieHimself - Host
CBS Cares2011TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XLIV2010TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
The Price Is Right2009-2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 20102010TV MovieHimself - Host
Hannity2009TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 20092009TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
The Daily Show2008TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1998-2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 20082008TV MovieHimself - Host
2007 AFC Championship Game2008TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer / Trophy Presentation
Criminal Minds2007TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XLI2007TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 20072007TV SpecialHimself - Host
Tiger at 302006TV Movie documentaryNarrator
Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials: Top 40 Countdown2006TV MovieHimself
The 100 Most Unexpected TV Moments2005TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Clubhouse2004-2005TV SeriesHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004-2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Super Bowl XXXVIII2004TV SpecialHimself - Studio Host
Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials2004TV SpecialHimself - Host
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Jim McKay: My World in My Words2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2000-2002TV Series documentaryHimself
2001 AFC Championship Game2002TV SpecialHimself - Studio Host / Trophy Presentation
1999 AFC Championship Game2000TV MovieHimself - Studio Host / Trophy Presentation
1998 AFC Championship Game1999TV MovieHimself - Studio Host / Trophy Presentation
1998 Olympic Highlights Nagano1998VideoHimself
Arli$$1997TV SeriesHimself
Tiger Woods: Son, Hero & Champion1997Video documentary shortNarrator
Microage Fiesta Bowl Parade1996TV SpecialHimself
1996 Army-Navy Game1996TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1996 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl1996TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1995 Sun Bowl1995TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1994 Sun Bowl1994TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
Lillehammer 1994: XVII Olympic Winter Games1994TV SeriesHimself
Albertville 1992: XVI Olympic Winter Games1992TV SeriesHimself
1992 Mobil Cotton Bowl1992TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1991 Blockbuster Bowl1991TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1990 Army-Navy Game1990TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1990 Mobil Cotton Bowl1990TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1989 Army-Navy Game1989TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
The NFL on CBS1989TV SeriesHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
The 1988 US Open Tennis Championships1988TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Announcer
1987 John Hancock Sun Bowl1987TV MovieHimself - Sideline Reporter
1986 Gator Bowl1986TV MovieHimself - Sideline Reporter
1986 John Hancock Sun Bowl1986TV MovieHimself - Sideline Reporter
NFL Films Presents1967TV Series documentaryHimself

Won Awards

2010EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Play-By-Play
2009EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Play-By-Play

Nominated Awards

2013EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Play-By-Play
2012EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Play-By-Play
2011EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Play-By-Play
2008EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Play-By-Play
2007EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Play-By-Play
2006EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Play-By-Play
2005EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Play-By-Play
2003EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host
1999EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host
1998EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Play-By-Play
1998EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host

Known for movies

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