Norman Chad Biography

( 1958 - )
January 8, 2019
First published on:January 8, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Norman Chad

Date of Birth: 1958, August 17
Age: 61 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name Norman A. Chad
Birth Place Washington D.C.
Famous Name Norman Chad
Horoscope Leo
Father Nationality American
Mother Nationality Cuban
Net Worth $1 million
Salary $70,000
Siblings one brother and a sister
School Location Silver Spring, Maryland,
No. of Twitter Followers 64.7 k
Other Show Pardon the Interruption, Pardon the Interruption,
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession sportswriter/collumnist
Started career as writer for the newspapers
Currently Working For ESPN
Current City California, United States
University attended University of Maryland
School attended Northwood High School
Graduated year 1981
Married to Jodi(1984-86), Rhonda (2006-07), Toni (2007-present)
Past married if any Jodi(1984-86), Rhonda (2006-07),
Divorce Jodi(1984-86), Rhonda (2006-07),

Norman A. Chad is a famous sportswriter and syndicated columnist currently working for ESPN. Other than working for ESPN, he also worked for Washington Post as their sports writer. Moreover, he has appeared in movie critics and in several series including Reel Classics.


The resident of California, United States, Norman A. Chad, reportedly earns around $70,000, as his annual salary with a net worth of over $1 million. Chad married three times, Jodi(1984-86), Rhonda (2006-07), Toni (2007-present) and there is no information regarding his children.

Norman Chad Early Life and Educational History

Norman A. Chad was born on August 17, 1958, in Washington D.C. He holds an American nationality and belongs to White ethnic group. Further, Norman grew up with his brother and sister and his sun sign is Leo.

Norman completed schooling from Northwood High School in Silver Spring, Maryland, in 1976. After that, he attended the University of Maryland, College Park for his Bachelor's degree.

Chad's mother is of Cuban descent and his father has American Nationality. Further details are not available about Norman's parents.

Norman Chad Net worth and Salary

Norman works for one of the most prominent networks which is also distinguished for paying a good amount of money as a salary to its employees. Being a regular commentator for the ESPN Network, he is earning quite well from the network.

Broadcast news analysts make $78,200 annually 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 annually.

As of 2019, Norman has a net worth of around $1 million and an annual average salary of $70,000 from his successful broadcasting career. Some of the sports personalities having a higher salary than Chada are Chris Berman and Stephen A.Smith.

Norman Chad Professional Career

As per his wiki, Norman started his broadcasting career with ESPN in 2003 working as their poker commentator and has a unique style of commentating. Norman has participated in 50 World Series of Poker events. During his career with ESPN, Chad appears as a guest on Pardon The Interruption and movie critic on the series Reel Classics.

CAPTION: Norman playing poker SOURCE: Card Player

In addition to his work on ESPN and his Couch Slouch column, Chad wrote a book called Hold On, Honey, published by the Atlantic Monthly Press in 1993, I'll take you to Halftime Hospital( Confessions of a TV Sports Junkie).  Moreover, he has written episodes like Arliss and Coach.

In addition, some of the famous sportscasters of the ESPN network alongside Chad are Heather Dinich, Stephanie Druley, and Mike Corey.

Besides, ESPN, Norman writes a weekly sports-based column for the Washington Post called Couch Slouch. Each column closes with the " Ask the Slouch" feature; the reader wins $ 1.25 in cash if a reader's question is selected.

Norman Chad Personal Life

Norman Chad is currently living with his wife Toni in California, United States. They both got married in 2007 in Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino after being in a relationship for over a year.

Before getting married to Toni, he was married to Rhonda but their relation hardly lasted a year and they divorced. In addition, they .both met at their workplace at the now-defunct National Sports Daily.

Norman's first marriage was with Jodi. They married after being in a relationship for five years in 1984. 

Norman proposed her on 1984, 16th January but their married life also didn't last long. They both divorced in the year 1986 after two years of marriage. 

Besides a popular sports broadcaster, he is quite popular on social media. So far there is no information about him having children. Chad owns a pet dog named Daisy.

He currently, lives in California, United States, along with his family, and has a beautiful home there.

Facts About Norman Chad

  • Birthday: August 17, 1958
  • Salary: $70,000
  • Net worth: $1 million
  • Wife: Toni
  • Children: N/A
  • Birthplace: in Washington D.C.
  • Divorced: Rhonda(2007) and Jodi (1984-86)
  • Current Residence: California

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