John Sterling

by Sushan 15 Dec,2021
John Sterling
Personal Info
Facts
  • Father Carl H.T.
  • Birth Name John Sterling
  • Net Worth $2 million
  • Currently Married No
  • Birth Country Manhattan, New York, United States
  • Married to Jennifer
  • Famous Name John Sterling
  • Divorce Yes
  • Horoscope Cancer
  • Nationality American
  • Current team New York Yankees
  • Profession Sportscaster
  • University attended Moravian College, Columbia University of General Business Studies and Boston University

John Sterling is a professional sportscaster from America who is currently working in Major League Baseball. He is famous for his radio play-by-play announcer for New York Yankees. He has been working with the Yankees since 1989 and currently calls games on WFAN Radio and its affiliates. 

J. Sterling called 5,60 consecutive games from 1989 until July of 2019 when he took the eight-day break. Started his career as a play-by-play announcer of the university football team, he has worked for the Yankees for more than 30 years. Besides, he is also the host of the YES Network's Yankeeography series. He also received 2 Emmy awards for the series.

Who is John Sterling? His bio and Family

Safyaan Mohammed Sharif was born on July 4, 1938, in Manhattan, New York, United States, under the birth sign Cancer. His father's name is Carl H.T. who was an advertising executive. He has never talked about his early life and siblings. 

He grew up in Manhattan's Upper East Side and went to several educational institutions including Moravian College, Columbia University of General Business Studies, and Boston University.

He left his education to start working in radio at Wellsville.

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How Much Is Sterling's Net Worth In 2021?

Yankees play-by-play announcer John Sterling has an estimated net worth of $2 million approximately. His primary source of income is his profession as a sportscaster and must be earning pretty well with Yankees taking his years of experience into considerations.

JohnJohn Sterling during the game SOURCE: https://www.bostonglobe.com/

As of today, he earns mostly from New York Yankees and has been involved with them for more than 40 years and it has turned out a good career choice for him. 

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Relationship Status of Sterling

Yankeeography series host is currently living a single life in New Jersey. Information regarding his current love life is still unknown as he never appears with any other female in the public. 

But, the American sportscaster was previously married to his ex-wife Jennifer Sterling. The couple stayed together for more than 10 years before getting divorced in 2008.

JohnJohn Sterling with his wife Jennifer SOURCE: https://www.newsday.com/

John and Jennifer were blessed with 4 children, all daughters including a triplet. Their first daughter's name is Abigail Sterling while his triplet's daughter's names are Veronica, Bradford, and Derek.

According to him, he loves his children and likes to entertain himself. As he once said,

"I have four kids and I'm a person who entertains himself really well."

His triplet's children were born in 2000 and they were 8 years old when they got divorced in 2008.

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Controversies of John Sterling

John Sterling has been very much involved in criticism throughout his career. Even experts writers ranked him as the worst announcer. Even the New York Times has called him the "awful and laughable sportscaster."

His worst calls are mostly related to calling home runs that are not home runs and his personalized home run calls.

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