Brad Nessler

Bchrome 17 Mar,2017

Facts of Brad Nessler

Birth Name
Bradley Nessler
Famous Name
Brad Nessler
Birth Date
Married to
Nancy Nessler
Currently Married
Bob Nessler


Career & Net worth

$300 thousand
Net Worth
$1.5 million
Currently Club
CBS, EA Sports' NCAA


Married to
Nancy Nessler
Currently Married

Bradley "Brad" Nessler is one of the leading play-by-play commentators in the business who has worked for both ESPN and ABC. He currently works as a sportscaster calling NFL and college football games for CBS. He has also called Thursday Night Football on NFL Network from 2011 to 2013 and appeared as a commentator in EA Sports' NCAA Football Series annually.


Nessler is currently married to Nancy Nessler and also has a child with her. He has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million in 2018.

Brad Nessler Early Life and Education

Brad Nessler was born on June 3, 1956, in St. Charles, Minnesota, U.S. He is an American who belongs to the white ethnic background. 

Nessler attended and completed his education career from Minnesota State University, Mankato. He started his professional broadcasting career in radio calling Georgia Tech Hoops in 1980. Working there, he shared play-by-play radio duties with Al Ciraldo on Georgia Tech basketball on WGST-AM from 1980-81 through 1984-85.

Net Worth and Salary of Brad Nessler

He earns an annual salary of $300 thousand from his work and has maintained a good net worth of $1.5 million.

Brad Nessler Professional Career

After that, Brad Nessler handled the play-by-play for the Atlanta Falcons on WGST and WSB-AM (1982-1988). He has also called preseason telecasts for the Miami Dolphins during his early career and has done play-by-play of ACC football and basketball telecasts for Jefferson-Pilot.


Nessler joined CBS Sports in 1990, calling NFL games, college football, and college basketball and worked there for about one year. He moved to the ESPN network in 1992. There he worked as a play-by-play man for the college basketball games, Big Ten and Thursday night football contests.


After working at ESPN for five years, Brad Nessler started calling college football for ABC in the year 1997. There he ranked #3 play-by-play men behind Keith Jackson and Brent Musburger. He became #2 play-by-play man upon Jackson's scaling back to West Coast games in 1999 and later became #1 play-by-play man for Saturday afternoon from 2006 until 2008.

Brad Nessler also teamed up with Todd Blackledge and sideline reporter Erin Andrews for the 2009 college football season.


Nessler joined NBA in 2002 and broadcasted for the NBA calling the 2003 NBA Finals. He provided play-by-play for SEC games on Super Tuesday and Thursday Night Showcase being accompanied by Sean Farnham, Dick Vitale, and sideline reporter Heather Cox.

NFL Network hired him to call its Thursday Night Football telecasts in May 2011. He worked there for an eight-game package teaming with analyst Mike Maycock. He continued to call the game package in 2012 and 2013. It expanded to thirteen games before CBS Sports took over responsibility for the package in the 2014 NFL season.

Return to CBS

Brad Nessler returned to CBS Sports on May 31, 2016, after he was replaced by Joe Tessitore as a play by play announcer for Monday Night Football. There he serves as lead play-by-play announcer for its college football coverage. It has been announced that he will be calling NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament on CBS, TBS, TNT, and TruTV starting in 2017.

Personal Life and Affairs of Brad Nessler

This professional sportscaster has reached an age of 60 now. His birth sign is Gemini. Besides journalism career, he is also an actor who has made significant performances in various movies.  He is well known for his works in the movies such as Capital One Bowl (2007), Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl (2012) and John Hancock Bowl (1991).

Nessler has a unique style of working method, which is liked by many people. He has shown hard work and dedication towards his works, which is the main reason for becoming such a successful sportscaster of all time.

Married Life

Brad Nessler married Nancy Nessler and the couple has one child named Reis Nessler. He has not mentioned his recent affair to the media. He has not revealed more things about his personal life.


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