P. J. Carlesimo Biography

( 1949 - )
March 18, 2019
First published on:January 17, 2019
by John Max

Facts of P. J. Carlesimo

Date of Birth: 1949, May 30
Age: 70 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Name Peter John Carlesimo
Birth Place Scranton, Pennsylvania
Famous Name P.J. Carlesimo
Horoscope Gemini
Father Peter A. Carlesimo
Mother Lucy Rogan
Net Worth $10 million
Salary $200,000
School Location Scranton, Pennsylvania
Weight 185 lbs
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession sports analyst
Started career as basketball coach
Currently Working For ESPN
University attended Fordham University
School attended Scranton Prep
Graduated year 1968-71
Married to Carolyn Carlesimo

P. J. Carlesimo is a former NBA coach and is currently working for the ESPN network as their studio analyst. Carlesimo has 39 years of coaching experience and joined ESPN in 2013. In addition, he coached for several NBA clubs including Portland Trail, Toronto Raptors, and Brooklyn Nets and many more.


As of 2019, Carlesimo has a total net worth of over $10 million and earns a sum of around $200,000 annually. Carlesimo married to his girlfriend Carolyn Carlesimo after a long romantic affair.

P. J. Carlesimo Net worth and Salary

The former NBA coach and broadcaster Carlesimo has an estimated net worth of $10 million and earns an annual salary of $200,000 from his successful reporting career with ESPN because of his work experience.

During his time with Seattle in the 2007-2008 season, he was paid $3 million annually. Further details about his contract with other clubs are not available. He has made a good fortune from his coaching career. 

Besides, currently, Carlesimo is working for one of the best Sports networks in the world and is also recognized for paying a good amount of salary to its employees.

P. J. Carlesimo Girlfriend, Married and Personal Life

P.J. Carlesimo got married to his lovely girlfriend Carolyn Carlesimo after a long romantic affair. The couple is blessed with two sons but their details are not available.

CAPTION: PJ Carlesimo SOURCE: Famous Birthdays

So far there is no information regarding his wife and also no rumors found of their separation. The couple is living a happy married life.

P.J Carlesimo's father is also a coach and athletic director of college basketball. 

Carlesimo is a charming personality with a height of 6 feet 1 inch and weighs around 185 lbs including blue eyes and white hair. 

P. J. Carlesimo Early Life and Educational History

Peter John Carlesimo was born on May 30, 1949, in Scranton, Pennsylvania to Peter A. Carlesimo and Lucy Rogan. He is American by birth and belongs to the White ethnic group.

Peter completed schooling from Scranton Prep in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Later he attended Fordham University where he achieved his Bachelor's degree. In addition, he played for the high school team and also for the Fordham University.

P. J. Carlesimo Professional Career

P.J. started his coaching career with Southern Hampshire University and led the Pirates to their first-ever Final Four appearance after an upheaval of 78–65 over Bobby Knight's # 2 Indiana Hoosiers in 1989.

Carlesimo worked under several famous coaches including Mike Krzyzewski.

CAPTION: P.J. Carlesimo SOURCE: NetsDaily

In addition, he served as a coach for the Portland Trail Blazers, Golden State Warriors, and Seattle Supersonics. During his time with Seattle, Kevin Durant was named the NBA Rookie of The Year and he even coached Jeff Green of Thunders alongside Kevin.

After ending coaching career, Carlesimo joined the ESPN in 2013 serving as a studio analyst. he contributed in Sportscenter and also did commentary in ESPN Radio for several NBA games.


  • Net worth: $10 million
  • Salary: $200,000
  • Married: Yes
  • Wife: Carolyn Carlesimo

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