Doug MacLean Biography

( 1954 - )
January 3, 2019
First published on:January 3, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Doug MacLean

Date of Birth: 1954, May 12
Age: 65 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Birth Name James Douglas MacLean
Birth Place Suumerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Famous Name Doug MacLean
Horoscope Aries
Mother Fran McLean
Net Worth $10 million
Salary $200,000
No. of Twitter Followers 154 k
Show Sportsnet
Other Show Hockey Central at Noon, The Game Plan
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity White
Profession Sportscaster
Started career as reporter
Currently Working For Rogers Media's Sportsnet
Awards Jack Adams Award
Children Clark MacLean

James Douglas MacLean is a famous sportscaster currently working for Rogers Media's Sportsnet. Known for his appearance in Sportsnet, James Douglas MacLean is working for the show since 2010. Other than working for Rogers Media's Sportsnet, he also hosts shows like Hockey Central at Noon, The Game Plan.

 

The resident of Canada, MacLean, reportedly earns around $200,000, as his yearly salary from the network, and as of 2018, he reportedly has an estimated net worth of over $10 million.  Details about Doug's wife is not available but he has a son named Clark McLean and a daughter.

Doug MacLean Early Life and Educational History

James Douglas MacLean was born on April 12, 1954, in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada to mother Fran. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to White ethnic group. Further, Doug's star sign is Aries.

Further information regarding Doug's family life is not revealed yet.

McLean completed his graduation from the University of the Prince Edward Island. In addition, he played several games for the University of Prince Edward.

Doug MacLean Net worth and Salary

James Douglas MacLean is one of the most popular Rogers Media's Sportsnet anchors who has made a successful career as a sports anchorman.

Being a popular Sports Network, it is well known for paying a heavy amount of salary to its sportscasters. As James Douglas MacLean is a regular Rogers Media's Sportsnet anchor, he earns a decent amount of salary from the network.

Being an experienced sportscaster Doug earns more than the average salary of sportscasters in Canada. The Canadian sportscaster/anchor James Douglas MacLean has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

As of 2018, the reporter receives an annual salary of $200,000 from his successful reporting career with Rogers Media's Sportsnet.

Since sportscasting is not only the source of his income, he also worked as the head coach and general manager of NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets and Florida Panthers which added a quite good amount of money to his earnings. In addition, some of the highest-paid sportscasters of 2018 are Chris Berman, Al Michaels, and Bob Costas.

Further, Rogers Media's Sportsnet reporter receives an added sum of money from his radio and TV guest appearances as a sports pundit too.

Doug MacLean Professional Career

Doug McLean is a sportscaster as well as a former ice hockey coach. Further information about his professional career is mentioned below.

Coaching Career:

Doug started his coaching career serving as an assistant coach for the New Brunswick University, Washington Capitals, and St. Louis Blues. Later he worked as a head coach for Baltimore Skipjacks in 1990.

From 1990 -94, he served in the Detroit Red Wings organization. In 1990–91 and 1991–92 he served as an assistant coach with Bryan Murray. Besides, Doug worked for the Adirondack Red Wings, Blue Jacket as their general manager.

Later he became the head coach of Blue Jacket's after firing Dave King and promoted Assistant coach Gerald Gallant. In addition, he became the only general manager without making playoffs for over six seasons.

Doug tried to buy the Tampa Bay Lightning in $200 million with the help of his nine investors in 2007 August 7th but later the deal collapsed and the Tampa Bay was unable to recover his $5 million.

Broadcasting Career:

MacLean joined Jack Armstrong on the Toronto Sports Radio Station, The Fan590, " The Game Plan" on 18 August 2008. In addition, he worked for Hockey Central Radio Program and served as an advisor of PSE. The PSE group is which tried to purchase and relocate the Phoenix Coyotes to Canada.

Doug co-hosted the Fan 590 's Hockey Central program at Noon, together with Daren Millard and Nick Kypreos and as an analyst at Rogers Sportsnet's Hockey Central programme on 13 September 2010. Some of the famous sportscasters of this century are Jim Nantz, Mike Fratello, and Kevin Harlan.

Doug MacLean Personal Life

Doug McLean is a married man and he has a son named Clark McLean and a daughter. Information about his wife and marriage date is not yet revealed. There are no rumors about Doug's affair with anyone recently.

The famous sportscaster is a good looking man including white hair and brown eyes.

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

Facts About Doug MacLean

  • Age: 62 years
  • Birthplace: Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • Salary: $200,000
  • Net worth: $10 million
  • Profession: Sportscaster
  • Wife: N/A
  • Children: Son Clark MacLean and a daughter

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