Roy Firestone Biography

( 1953 - )
December 21, 2018
First published on:December 21, 2018
by Jorden

Facts of Roy Firestone

Date of Birth: 1953, December 8
Age: 66 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name Roy Firestone
Birth Place Miami Beach, Florida
Famous Name Roy Firestone
Horoscope Sagittarius
Net Worth $1.5 million
Salary $80,000
Career Earnings $3 million
Show Face to Face with Roy Firestone and Time Out with Roy Firestone
Other Show Late Show with David Letterman, Larry King Five, Super Dave Osborne and Nightline
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Sportscaster/Journalist
Currently Working For HDNet
University attended University of Miami
School attended Miami Beach High School
Married to Midori Kawamura
Divorce Midori Kawamura in 2005

Roy Firestone is a famous sportscaster currently working for HDNet. Known for his appearance in Face to Face with Roy Firestone for Time Out with Roy Firestone, Roy Firestone is working for the show recently. Other than working for HDNet, he also hosted shows like Late Show with David Letterman, Larry King Five, Super Dave Osborne and Nightline.

 

The resident of Los Angeles, Roy Firestone, reportedly earns around $80,000, as his yearly salary from the network, and as of 2018, he reportedly has an estimated net worth of over $1.5 million. He was married to his longtime girlfriend Midori Kawamura in 1987 and later divorced in 2005. As of 2018, he is currently single.

Roy Firestone Early Life and Educational History

Roy Firestone was born on December 8, 1953, in Miami Beach, Florida. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to White ethnic group. Further, his sun sign is Sagittarius.

Roy Firestone completed his schooling from Miami Beach High School. After completing high school, he joined the University of Miami and acquired his Bachelor's degree there.

Detail information regarding Roy Firestone's family is not disclosed yet.

Roy Firestone Net worth and Salary

Roy Firestone is one of the most popular HDNet anchors who has made a successful career as a sports anchorman.

Being a popular Sports Network, HD Net well known for paying a heavy amount of salary to its sportscasters. As Roy Firestone is a regular HDNet anchor, he earns a decent amount of salary from the network.

The American sportscaster/anchor Roy Firestone has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.

As of 2018, the reporter receives an annual salary of $80,000 from his successful reporting career with HDNet. Further, HDNet reporter receives an added sum of money from his radio and TV guest appearances as a sports pundit too.

Some of the richest sportscasters of ESPN is Chris Berman, Stephen A. Smith, Joe Buck

Roy Firestone Broadcasting Career

Roy started his career as a sports anchor and reporter working for WTVJ and later worked for KCBS-TV before moving to Los Angeles from 1977-85. Currently, he hosts the HDNet's show Face to Face with Roy Firestone and AOL's Time Out with Roy Firestone.

Roy was seen with David Letterman, Larry King, Dave Osborne, and Nightline at the Late Show, moreover, he also worked for many business customers including Anheuser Busch, Chevron, Nike, Whirlpool and Toyota. Roy appears regularly as a guest on Good Day L.A. which airs on the Los Angeles KTTV covering both local and national sports.

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In addition, he also voiced the classic cartoon character Egghead in the film Daffy Duck's Quackbusters, filmed by Warner Bros. and appeared in the movie Jerry Maguire.

Firestone presented the Al Bundy Sports Spectacular in the Married with Children episode. Besides, he also made appearances in Everybody Loves Raymond and the Bart Star episode of The Simpsons.

Roy hosted the SportsLook interview program of the ESPN, which was later renamed Up Close from 1980 to 1994 and also served as a color commentator for the Sunday Night Football TV network 's first season in 1987. Dan Patrick, Mark Tiricio are among the best sportscaster of ESPN.

Roy Firestone Personal Life

Roy Firestone married Midori Kawamura in 1987. After living together for 18 years they got divorced in 2005. Details about Roy's current relationship/affair are not disclosed yet.

The famous sports commentator is quite focused on his work. Other than being a famous sports commentator, Firestone is quite popular in social media with a huge number of followers.

In addition, Roy is the greatest fan of Baltimore Orioles and he also served as a spring training bat boy as a teenager.

Roy Firestone has a charming personality and a smiling face. He currently, lives in Los Angeles, California and has a beautiful home there.

Facts About Roy Firestone

  • Birthdate: December 8, 1953
  • Birthplace: Miami Beach, Florida
  • Profession: sports commentator, journalist
  • Salary: $80,000
  • Net worth: $1.5 million
  • Relationship status: Divorced with Midori Kawamura
  • Awards: Seven-time Emmy Award winner/Seven-time CableACE Award recipient
  •  Current City: Los Angeles, California

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