Joe Tessitore Biography

( 1971 - )
December 12, 2018
First published on:March 28, 2017
by Bchrome

Facts of Joe Tessitore

Date of Birth: 1971, December
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Name Joe Tessitore
Famous Name Joe Tessitore
Father Not Known
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Birth Place Schenectady, New York
Religion Christian
Currently Working For ABC and ESPN
Net Worth $2.3 million
Tatto(s) Not Available
Currently Married Yes
Married to Rebecca Tessitore
Children John Tessitore and Nicolina Tessitore
Profession Sportscaster
Current City New York City
Started career as a broadcaster of KXAS-TV
Awards Sports Media Person of the Year (two times), Eclipse Award, Sam Taub award for Broadcast Excellence, & The Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame
School attended Christian Brothers Academy
University attended Carroll School of Management (Boston College)
Father Nationality American
Mother Nationality American
Wife profession Homemaker
Wife nationality American
Full Name Joe Tessitore
Horoscope Capricorn
Birth Date January 1, 1971
Siblings Lea & Dana
School Location Colonie, New York
No. of Twitter Followers 10.7K
Height 5 feet 9 inch
No. of Siblings two siblings
Coworker Salary $35 million (net worth)
Other Show Voice artist for Fight Night video game series

Joe Tessitore is a popular broadcaster who works for ESPN. He is well-known for his outstanding television work for college football at ESPN and ABC. Currently, he is a play-by-play announcer for ESPN’S Saturday Night Primetime Game and the College Football Playoff.


Tessitore is married to Rebecca Tessitore and has two children. His net worth in 2018 is reported to be $2 million.

Joe Tessitore Early Life

Joe Tessitore was born in the year 1971 and this makes his age 46 years at this time. His place of birth was Schenectady, New York, United States. His nationality is American. His ethnicity is white. His star sign is Scorpio.

Tessitore was born in the upper-middle-class family. His parents are highly educated. He is not the single child of his parents. He has two sisters named Dana Tessitore and Lea Tessitore.

Joe Tessitore Career & Path

Upon completing his higher degree education, Joe Tessitore started his career with KXAS-TV, an NBC affiliate in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. After working three years at KXAS-TV, he worked with WRGB (CBS) in Albany, New York.

Later in 1995, he joined WFSB-TV (CBS) in Hartford, Connecticut in 1995. In 2002, he got an opportunity to shower his talents for ESPN. In 2003, he was appointed to a full-time job. He replaced Bob Papa on Friday Night Fights, plus college football and college basketball broadcasts. Previously as a broadcaster, he worked with UConn Huskies football.

Numerous awards and rewards have honored him for his professional achievements in the world of journalism. He was honored for his work and being chosen by Sports Illustrated as leading the 2016 Broadcast Team of the Year. He also served as the featured contributor for

Joe replaced Brad Nessler to be the part of ESPN's coverage of college football alongside Todd Blackledge in May 2016. He then replaced Sean McDonough as the play by play announcer for Monday Night Football in 2018.

Personal Life, Affair, Married Life of Joe Tessitore

Joe Tessitore personal life is as perfect as his professional career. He got married to his long-term girlfriend Rebecca Tessitore after having a long affair with her. He has not specified the exact date of his marriage.

CAPTION: Joe Tessitore and Rebecca Tessitore SOURCE: Les Amis Food and Wine

The couple is blessed with two children named John Tessitore and Nicolina Tessitore. They are happy in their married life and they do not seem to end their relationship with divorce in the future as well. They have shares strong love and relation with each other.

Joe and Rebecca currently live in Connecticut with their two children.

Joe Tessitore completed his graduation from Christian Brothers Academy in Albany, NY. He received a degree in Marketing from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. He associates with the National Italian-American Foundation. He served as the board of director for the Connecticut Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. 

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Net worth, Facts & Social Networking Sites of Joe Tessitore

Joe Tessitore is estimated to have the net worth of $2.3 million as of 2018. He receives a huge salary from ESPN and the source of his net worth is his broadcasting career.

Joe Tessitore is a widely admired news broadcaster. He has a pleasant personality. He has a standing height of 5 feet and 9 inches. He is popular on social networking sites. He regularly tweets on Twitter. Recent updates about his life and bio can be easily taken from Wiki.

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