Joe Buck Biography

( 1969 - )
August 25, 2019
First published on:March 17, 2017
by John Max

Facts of Joe Buck

Date of Birth: 1969, April 25
Age: 51 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Sign:: Acer
Birth Name Joe Buck
Birth Place St. Petersburg
Famous Name Joseph Francis Buck
Father Jack Buck
Mother Carole Lintzenich
Net Worth $15 million
Nationality American
Ethnicity white
Currently Working For ESPN, CBS, KMOX Radio
Married to Michelle Beisner (m. 2014), Ann Buck (m. 1993)
Divorce Ann Buck (Div.2011)
Children Trudy Buck, Natalie Buck

Joseph Francis "Joe" Buck is an actor, writer, and sportscaster, better known for his work with Fox Sports. He is popular for his role as lead play-by-play announcer for the network coverage of National Football League and Major League Baseball.

Jow Buck is married to Michelle Beisner Buck and has twin sons with her. He also has two children from his previous marriage with Ann Archambault. Buck earns around $6 million as annual salary and has an estimated net worth of $15 million.

How Much is Joe Buck's Net Worth In 2019? Know His Salary 

Joe Buck has an estimated net worth of $15 million in 2019, including all of his properties and earnings. He is currently receiving an annual salary of $6 million from FOX Sports. He is included in the list of world's highest-paid sportscaster, 7th in the list along with Mike Tirico, Chris Berman, and Dan Patrick on the list.

Through his various announcing gigs, book sales, commercials and more, Joe Buck is said to have made around $6 million last year, which is a relatively standard year of earnings for him.

CAPTION: Joe Buck and his wife Michelle Beisner's house SOURCE: St. Louis Magazine

Buck and his wife Beisner bought a rambling two-story house in the heart of Ladue. He can also be seen riding different cars.

He has an amazing height of 6 feet 1 inch with an athletic type of body. 

Personal Life of Joe Buck; Is he Married?

Joe Buck married his girlfriend Ann Archambault on January 23, 1993, after having an affair for several years. Buck and Ann had been dating each other since middle school and Buck proposed her for marriage on a live radio show.

Joe Buck and Ann Archambault SOURCE: whosdatedwho

The pair could not continue their relationship and ended in 2011. They are blessed with two children, Natalie and Trudy.

Buck then met Michelle Beisner, former Bronco cheerleader and sports reporter in ESPN. After some years of love life, Buck and Beisner got married on April 12, 2014. Michelle gave birth to twin sons recently in April 2018. Wyatt Joseph Buck and Blake Andrew were born healthy, a day after their father Buck's birthday.

He currently lives in Florida with his wife and twin children.

Joe Buck Bio and Early Life

Joe Buck was born as Joseph Francis Buck on April 25, 1969, in St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S. He is a son of Carole Lintzenich (his mother) and Jack Buck (his father). He belongs to American nationality and is from the white ethnic background.

He is a grandson of Kathleen Buck (his grandmother). He has five sisters namely, Beverly Buck, Christine Buck, Julie Buck, Betsy Buck, and Bonnie Buck and two brothers, Dan Buck and Jack Buck Jr.

Buck attended St. Louis Country Day School and further joined Indiana University Bloomington.

Born in St. Petersburg, Buck grew up in the St. Louis area, where he started his educational career attending St. Louis Country Day School. He then joined Indiana University Bloomington, a public research university located in Bloomington, Indiana.

Joe Buck's Professional Career

Joe Buck started his broadcasting career in 1989 while he was an undergraduate at the university.

Buck continued his career calling play-by-play for the then-Louisville Redbirds and was a reporter for the coverage of the Triple-A All-Star Game on ESPN. He has reported for St. Louis' CBS affiliate KMOV in 1991 and started broadcasting for the Cardinals on local television and KMOX Radio, while his father was working on CBS telecasts.

Fox Sports hired Buck in 1994, becoming the youngest man ever to announce a regular slate of National Football League games on network television. He was at the age of 25 during that time. He became Fox's lead play-by-play voice for Major League Baseball in 1996, teaming with Tim McCarver.

He called McGwire's 62nd home run on September 8, 1998, that broke the single-season record of Roger Maris. He has called 18 World Series and 17 All-Star Games through 2016, becoming the most of any play-by-play announcer on network television.

Joe Buck became the play-by-play man on the network's #4 NFL broadcast team with Tim Green as his color commentator. After working as a commentator for several years, he became the top play-by-play man on Fox in 2002. He currently works teaming with Troy Aikman as a color commentator and Erin Andrews as the sideline reporter.

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Buck has hosted Fox's pregame NFL show, Fox NFL Sunday and postgame doubleheader show on August 14, 2006. He teamed with Greg Norman and anchored Fox's new package of United State Golf Association telecasts, most prominently the U.S. Open tournament in April 2014.

Erin Buck signed a contract with HBO on February 5, 2009, and hosted a sports-based talk show for the network called Joe Buck Live. The debut of the show made national headlines due to the tension-filled banter between Buck and Artie Lange, a guest in that show, who is a comedian from The Howard Stern Show.

He has hosted a weekly sports news show, Goin' Deep, for Fox Sports Net cable in the late 1990s, called horse racing, and professional bass fishing events early in his FOX career. He has also hosted the network's first Cotton Bowl Classic telecast in 1999.

He is regarded as one of the most heavily criticized announcers in sports as his fans complain about him that he is based on his calls towards or against particular teams.


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