Mark Neely Biography

December 9, 2018
First published on:December 9, 2018
by Jorge

Facts of Mark Neely

Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name Mark Neely
Birth Place St. Louis, Missouri
Famous Name Mark Neely
Net Worth $6 million
Salary $40,000
Nationality American
Ethnicity white
Profession play-by-play announcer
Currently Working For ESPN
University attended University Of Kansas, and University of Missouri
School attended Parkway West High School
Married to Christine

Mark Neely is an American professional play-by-play announcer for ESPN College Football, College Basketball, and NBA. Further, he was also a television announcer for San Diego Padres baseball.


As an announcer, Mark Neely reportedly earns around $40,000 as his yearly salary from ESPN. Further, Mark Neely has an estimated net worth of over $6 million.

Mark Neely Early Life

Mark Neely was born in St. Louis, Missouri. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the white ethnic group. In addition, the details about his parents and siblings are not available yet.

Mark Neely attended Parkway West High School. After completing high school, Mark Neely enrolled at University Of Kansas, and University of Missouri.

In his early career, Neely served as a radio and TV playback voice for a number of teams in the Minor League, including the Boise Hawks, Springfield Cardinals, Salem Avalanche, Louisville Redbirds, and Tulsa Drillers.

Mark Neely Net Worth And Salary

As of 2018, Mark Neely has an estimated net worth of over $6 million. Further, the ESPN Play-by-play TV announcer has an average salary of $40,000 annually.

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According to the Office of Labor Statistics, as of May 2010, 32,520 radio and television announcers were employed by ESPN and other networks across the country. The average annual salary of these professionals was $39,910, or an hourly average salary of $19,19.

Mark Neely Professional Career

Neely's first television network assignment came in 2001 for ESPN TV, which called Major League Baseball. He added other sports to the network, including college football and college basketball and also called NCAA Regionals and NCAA Super Regionals in baseball and softball college.

Later, he also called a number of college football bowl games for ESPN, including the teams like  2010 New Orleans Bowl, 2012 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl, 2014 New Mexico Bowl, 2014 Quick Lane Bowl, 2015 Celebration Bowl, and the 2015 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.

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CAPTION: Mark Neely SOURCE: ESPN MediaZone

Neely was hired by the Big Ten Network of Fox in 2007 to call NCAA sports such as basketball and football.

Since 2001, Neely has called Little League Baseball games for ESPN. In 2010-2014, together with Aaron Boone, he called the western region and the northwest regional semifinals, and finals for ESPN.

In 2009, Neely replaced Matt Vasgersian as the lead play-by-play voice for San Diego Padres television broadcasts on 4SD, while in 2010-11 he was Dick Enberg 's secondary television announcer.

Mark Neely Personal Life

Mark is a married man and currently married to a woman named Christine. Neely and Christine, his wife, have a son named Trevor, born in 2002.

Mark Neely Facts and stats

  • Name: Mark Neely
  • Place Of Birth: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Salary: $40,000 annually
  • Wife: Christine
  • Son: Trevor

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