Jon Barry Biography

( 1969 - )
January 1, 2019
First published on:January 1, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Jon Barry

Date of Birth: 1969, July 25
Age: 49 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Name Jon Alan Barry
Famous Name Jon Barry
Father Rick Barry
Mother Pam Connolly
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Birth Place Oakland, California
Religion Christian
Currently Working For ESPN and ABC
Salary $100,000
Net Worth 5 Million
Weight in KG 88 kg
Currently Married Yes
Children son Tyler
Profession Tv analyst
Started career as basketball player
School attended De La Salle High School
University attended Georgia Institute of Technology
Full Name Jon Alan Barry
Horoscope Leo
Birth Date July 25, 1969
Siblings brothers: Scooter, Brent, and Drew,
School Location Concord, California
Height 6 feet 4 inch
Weight 195 lbs

Jon Alan Barry is a famous sportscaster and former NBA player currently working for ESPN and ABC. Known for his appearance as a basketball analyst, Jon Alan Barry is working for the Network since 2007. Other than working for ESPN and ABC, he also played for several NBA Clubs including Milwaukee Bucks, Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Sacramento Kings, and Denver Nuggets.


The resident of United States, Jon Alan Barry, reportedly earns around $100,000, as his yearly salary from the network. As of 2018, Barry reportedly has an estimated net worth of over 5 Million. Details regarding Barry' s marriage and wife are not available but has a son named Tylor living with him.

Jon Barry Early Life and Educational History

Jon Alan Barry was born on July 25, 1969, in Oakland, California to Rick Barry and Pam Connolly. Jon Barry holds an American nationality and belongs to the White ethnic group.

Further, Barry grew up with his brothers Scooter, Brent, and Drew. Jon's father is a Hall of Famer and besides, and his brothers are also basketball players.

Jon Alan Barry completed his schooling from De La Salle High School in Concord, California. Later Barry played for the University of Pacific and the Paris Junor College for over a year. After Jon got a scholarship from Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia, he joined the University.

Jon Barry Net worth and Salary

Jon Alan Barry is one of the most popular ESPN and ABC anchors who have made a successful career as a sports anchorman.

Being a popular Sports Network, ESPN and ABC ARE well known for paying a heavy amount of salary to its sportscasters. Being a regular ESPN and ABC anchor, he earns a decent amount of salary from the network.

Broadcast analysts make $78,200 per year on average. Since this number can sometimes be skewed by higher wages, average wages are often used to predict earnings. According to the Labor Statistics Office, half of all broadcast analysts earned at least $56,680 a year.

The American sportscaster/anchor Jon Alan Barry has an estimated net worth of 5 Million. As of 2018, the reporter receives an annual salary of $100,000 from his successful reporting career with ESPN and ABC because of his experience in sports.

Further, ESPN and ABC reporter receives an added sum of money from his radio and TV guest appearances as a sports pundit too. Chris Berman and Stephen A. Smith are among the highest-paid sportscaster of ESPN.

Jon Barry Professional Career

Barry is a former basketball player and currently working as a sports analyst for the ABC and ESPN Network. Detailed information is listed below:

College Career:

As per his wiki, Barry's basketball career started with the Boston Celtics after he was drafted in the 1992 NBA Draft. Later his rights were traded in exchange for Alaa Abdelnaby with the Milwaukee Bucks.

Faced with a slow start to his career as a backup player, he was able to contribute to the playoff runs of some good teams( scoring 739 points in 82 appearances with the 2001- 02 Central Division Champion Detroit Pistons) and scored 326 career playoff points in 63 NBA playoff matches over 14 seasons.

CAPTION: Barry playing basketball SOURCE:

In addition, Jon also played for several clubs like Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Sacramento Kings, and Denver NuggetsBarry's NBA career comes to an end on 2006, March 1st after retiring from Houston Rockets.

Broadcasting Career:

After getting retired from NBA career, he started working as a sports analyst. In addition, he got the chance of working with ABC after Bill Walton got sick in 2007.

CAPTION: Barry in his broadcasting career SOURCE: Sports net

Jon is the full-time analyst for the ABC Network and in the meantime, he also works for ESPN as their basketball analyst. Some of the famous sportscaster working for ABC and ESPN are Sage Steele and John Saunders.

Jon Barry Personal Life

The American sports analyst and former NBA player is a married man and has a son named Tyler. Further, details about his married life and wife are not disclosed yet.

In addition, he has a caring and supportive family with him. He considers his father as an inspiration in sports.

Jon is 6 feet 4 inches tall in height and weighs around 195lbs with white ethnicity. Moreover, he has blue eyes and light brown hair color.

Other than being a famous sports analyst, Barry is quite popular in social media as well and he is active on facebook, twitter, and Instagram.

Facts About Jon Barry

  • Age: 49 years
  • Birthplace: Oakland, California
  • Salary: $100,000
  • Net worth: $5 million
  • Profession: sports analyst 
  • Wife: N/A
  • Children: Son Taylor
  • Eye color: Blue
  • Hair color: Light brown
  • Parents: Rick Barry and Pam Connolly.
  • Siblings: brothers Scooter, Brent, and Drew

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