Joe Tessitore Biography

Published on : 28 March, 2017

Date of Birth: 1971 December
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch


Joe Tessitore is a popular broadcaster who works for ESPN. He is well-known for his outstanding television work for college football at ESPN and ABC. Currently, he is a play-by-play announcer for ESPN’S Saturday Night Primetime Game and the College Football Playoff.


Joe Tessitore was born in the year 1971 and this makes his age 46 years at this time. His place of birth was Schenectady, New York, United States. His nationality is American. His ethnicity is white. His star sign is Scorpio. He was born in the upper middle-class family. His parents are highly educated. He is not the single child of his parents. He has two sisters named Dana Tessitore and Lea Tessitore.

Career & Path

Upon completing his higher degree education, Joe Tessitore started his career with KXAS-TV, an NBC affiliate in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. After working three years at KXAS-TV, he worked with WRGB (CBS) in Albany, New York. Later in 1995, he joined WFSB-TV (CBS) in Hartford, Connecticut in 1995. In 2002, he got an opportunity to shower his talents for ESPN. In 2003, he was appointed to a full-time job. He replaced Bob Papa on Friday Night Fights, plus college football and college basketball broadcasts. Previously as a broadcaster, he worked with UConn Huskies football. Numerous awards and rewards have honored him for his professional achievements in the world of journalism. He was honored for his work and being chosen by Sports Illustrated as leading the 2016 Broadcast Team of the Year. He also served as the featured contributor for 

Personal Life, Affair, Married

Joe Tessitore personal life is as perfect as his professional career. He is married. He married his long-term girlfriend Rebecca Tessitore after having a long affair with her. He has not specified exact the date of his marriage. From being a marital relation with his wife, he is blessed with two children named John Tessitore and Nicolina Tessitore. They are happy in their married life and they do not seem to end their relation with divorce in the future as well. They have shares strong love and relation with each other.

Joe Tessitore completed his graduation from Christian Brothers Academy in Albany, NY. He received a degree in Marketing from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. He associates with National Italian-American Foundation. He served as the board of director for the Connecticut Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. 

Facts & Social Networking Sites

Joe Tessitore has widely admired news broadcaster. He has a pleasant personality. He has a standing height of 5 feet and 9 inches. He is popular on social networking sites. He regularly tweets on Twitter. His salary is extraordinary. His total salary boosted his net worth. His net worth is unknown. Recent updates about his life and bio can be easily taken from Wiki.

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