- 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
- University attended Indiana University Bloomington
- 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 as the lead play-by-play announcer for the National Football League and Major League Baseball network coverage.
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 an annual salary and has an estimated net worth of $15 million.
How Much is Joe Buck's Net Worth In 2022? Know His Salary
Joe Buck has an estimated net worth of $15 million in 2022, including his properties and earnings. He is currently receiving an annual salary of $6 million from FOX Sports. He is included in the list of the world's highest-paid sportscasters, 7th in the list, and Mike Tirico, Chris Berman, and Dan Patrick.
Through his various announcing gigs, book sales, commercials and more, Joe Buck made around $6 million last year, which is a relatively standard year of earnings for him.
Buck and his wife Beisner bought a rambling two-story house in the heart of Ladue. Joe can also be seen riding different cars. He has an amazing height of 6 feet 1 inch with an athletic body type.
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. Since middle school, Buck and Ann had been dating each other, and Buck proposed to her for marriage on a live radio show.
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 for 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 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 of American nationality and is from a white ethnic background.
He is the grandson of Kathleen Buck (his grandmother). He has five sisters, 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 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, which 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 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 the postgame doubleheader show on August 14, 2006. He teamed with Greg Norman and anchored Fox's new United State Golf Association telecasts package, 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 show's debut 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 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 that he is based on his calls towards or against particular teams.
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