Sean McDonough Biography

( 1962 - )
December 11, 2018
First published on:December 11, 2018

Facts of Sean McDonough

Date of Birth: 1962, May 13
Age: 58 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Birth Name Sean McDonough
Birth Place Boston, Massachusetts, US
Famous Name Sean McDonough
Father Will McDonough
Father Nationality American
Mother Nationality American
Net Worth $ 2 million
Salary $ 80k
Contract ESPN
Radio Show NFL on ESPN Radio
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Sportscaster
Currently Working For ESPN
Awards 4th annual Marty Glickman Award
University attended Syracuse University
Graduated year 1984

Sean McDonough is a famous sportscaster currently working for ESPN. Known for his work in ESPN radio as an announcer, Sean McDonough is working for the show since 2013. He is a known radio sportscaster and mostly announces on the National Football League on ESPN Radio.


Sean McDonough, reportedly earns around $80k, as his yearly salary from the network, and as of 2018, he reportedly has an estimated net worth of over $2 million. As of 2018, he is living a low profile life and has not revealed anything about his personal life or relationship secrets.

Sean McDonough Early Life and Educational History

Sean McDonough was born on May 13, 1962, in Boston, Massachusetts, the US to Will McDonough and Denise McDonough. He holds an American nationality and belongs to White ethnic group. Further, Sean McDonough grew up with two brothers named Ryan and Terry and two sisters named Erin and Cara.

He completed his schooling from S.I. Newhouse School Of Public Communications and he graduated from Syracuse University in 1984. He also worked for his college football coach MacPherson during college years.

McDonough started his career working for Syracuse Chiefs of the International League as the play-by-play announcer in 1982. He was also an announcer for Ivy League football on PBS.

Sean McDonough Professional Career

McDonough started broadcasting Boston Red Sox games on WSBK-TV with former Red Sox second baseman and Red Sox catcher Bob Montgomery. He was with Red Sox games until 2005.

CAPTION: Sean McDonough on Work SOURCE: nypost

In 1990, he worked for CBS Sports and broadcast college basketball which includes 10 NCAA tournaments, college football, Orange Bowl game, the College World Series, The Us Open tennis, the NFL and three Winter Olympics. He also got to work on the NCAA Tournament which was a major endeavor to his career.

CAPTION: Sean McDonough on ESPN SOURCE: thewrap

He did work with different channels such as WFXT, WABU, and WLVI. He was teamed with Jerry Remy and they both work together on Red Sox broadcasts for nine seasons and then McDonough was replaced by announcer Don Orsillo.

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During his tenure at ESPN from 2000, he had announced various major games in the history of football, and basketball and he is still working for ESPN.

Sean McDonough Net worth and Salary

Sean McDonough is one of the most popular ESPN anchors who has made a successful career as a sports anchorman. As ESPN is a popular Sports Network, it is well known for paying a heavy amount of salary to its sportscasters. As Sean McDonough is a regular ESPN anchor, he earns a decent amount of salary from the network.

The American sportscaster/anchor Sean McDonough has an estimated net worth of $ 2 million. As of 2018, the reporter receives an annual salary of $ 80k from his successful reporting career with ESPN.

Sean McDonough Personal Life, Achievement

Sean McDonough stays very far from the media when it comes to the matter of personal life. Also, he does not have a place in controversy regarding his private life. There has been no information regarding his affairs, his girlfriends/boyfriends or any information about him getting married.

McDonough was seriously ill and he had surgery to repair superior canal dehiscence syndrome which kept him away from work for several months.

McDonough was named to the Hall of Fame for WAER, his University’s non-commercial radio station in 2014. His school also honored him on July 2016 by 4th annual Marty Glickman Award. Also, he was honored by Doctor of Humane Letters from Southern Vermont College on May 2007.

Sean McDonough Facts

  • He is 56 years old.
  • His zodiac sign is Tauras.
  • He has a net worth of $2 million.
  • He keeps his affairs private.
  • He works for the ESPN radio.

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