Dave Hodge Biography

( 1945 - )
January 2, 2019
First published on:January 2, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Dave Hodge

Date of Birth: 1945, January 8
Age: 74 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Birth Name Dave Hodge
Famous Name Dave Hodge
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity White
Birth Place Montreal, Quebec
Currently Working For TSN
Salary $200,000
Net Worth $10 million
Profession sports announcer
Started career as sports writer
Famous for Former host of CBC's Hockey Night in Canada
Awards Brian Williams Media Award/Gemini Award
University attended York Mills Collegiate Institute
Full Name Dave Hodge
Horoscope Capricorn
Birth Date January 8, 1945
No. of Twitter Followers 104 k
Show Hockey Night in Canada
Other Show Toronto Argonauts Canadian Football League, TSN Inside Sports, The Reporters,

Dave Hodge is a famous sportscaster currently working for TSN. Known for his appearance on Hockey Night in Canada, Dave Hodge is working for the show since 1971-1987. Other than working for TSN, he also hosts shows like Toronto Argonauts Canadian Football League, TSN Inside Sports, The Reporters, and worked for several other networks like Hockey Nights In Canda, CBC, and CKNW.


The resident of Canada, Dave Hodge, reportedly earns around $200,000, as his yearly salary from the network. As of 2018, Dave reportedly has an estimated net worth of over $10 million. Information about Dave's wife and children is not available.

Dave Hodge Early Life and Educational History

Dave Hodge was born on January 8, 1945, in Montreal, Quebec. As per his nationality, he is Canadian and belongs to White ethnic group. Further, Dave's horoscope is Capricorn. Further details regarding Hodge's parents and siblings are not disclosed yet.

Dave Hodge after completing high school joined the York Mills Collegiate Institute and acquired his Bachelor's degree from there. Dave started working as a sports writer for Chatham Daily News in 1965 and later joined the local radios like CFCO and CFRB.

Dave Hodge Net worth and Salary

Dave Hodge is one of the most popular TSN anchors who has made a successful career as a sports anchorman. Since Dave Hodge is a regular TSN anchor, he earns a decent amount of salary from the network.

The Canadian sportscaster/anchor Dave Hodge has an estimated net worth of $10 million. As of 2019, the reporter receives an annual salary of $200,000 from his successful reporting career with TSN. Darren Dutchshyen is among the highest-paid sportscasters of TSN.

The salary range reported by professional sports broadcasters ranges from $18,824 to $75,754 annually. Since wages vary with experience and knowledge in the range of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Further, TSN reporter receives an added sum of money from his radio and TV guest appearances as a sports pundit too.

Dave Hodge Professional Career

Hodge's broadcasting career started with the Buffalo Sabres in 1970-71 as their play-by-play announcer. Later, he joined the CBC, hosting the Hockey Nights In Canada from 1971-87, broadcasting 15 Stanley Cup Finals.

Color analysts like Howie Meeker and Don Cherry frequently joined him in the studio. He also announced the radio broadcasts of the Toronto Argonauts Canadian Football League from 1974 to 1980.

CAPTION: 1985 Coach's Corner with Don Cherry and Dave Hodge Toronto Maple Leafs St. Louis Blues SOURCE: Youtube.com

Dave quit the job after giving a disturbing comment in the game between Montreal and Flyers. For the extra time, the viewers starting from the beginning were only able to watch the remaining match and other connections were cut.

After that, he started working for the CKNW and Vancouver Canucks as their sports director. In 1992, Hodge joined TSN and hosted TSN Inside Sports. In addition, Dave also hosted the NHL Entry Draft in 1998. Rod Black, Gord Miller, Chris Schultz are the best-sportscasters of TSN Network.

Hodge hosted a Sunday morning show called The Reporters before the cancellation and currently commenting on the NHL coverage of TSN.

CAPTION: Dave during his surprise appearance in HNIC SOURCE: twitter.com

Later, he made a surprise appearance on the Hockey Nights in 2018 24th November after a long time and was invited by Ron MacLean.


  • Gemini Award for the best sportscaster
  • Brian Williams Media Award

Dave Hodge Personal Life

Details about Dave's wife and children are not yet revealed. Since it is mentioned in some of the social sites that he is a married man with children but further information is not disclosed.

In another Twitter post, he mentioned about his wife and wrote:

Many of you have asked if my wife will now urge me to stop obsessing about Doug Ford. She reluctantly admits she won’t bother because she knows I have Mike Pence waiting in the wings.

The 73 years old Canadian sportscaster is a charming personality with white hair and blue eyes. 

Other than being a famous sportscaster, Dave is quite popular in social media with a huge number of followers.

He stands at the height of 5'11". and weighs 175 lbs.

Facts About Dave Hodge

  • Age: 73 years
  • Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec
  • Salary: $200,000
  • Net worth: $10 million
  • Wife/girlfriend: N/A
  • Children: N/A
  • Horoscope: Capricorn
  • Profession: sportscaster

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