Tom McCarthy is an American sports broadcaster, a play-by-play announcer for Philadelphia Phillies, and also calls Westwood One National Football League Games. Tom is a famous sportscaster currently working as a broadcaster covering both NFL and MLB in CBS Sports. McCarthy was also the voice of the men's and women's basketball teams at Saint Joseph's University.
Tom is happily married to his wife Meg Wargins. He has four children with his wife. As of 2019, his estimated net worth is over $2 million.
Tom McCarthy is one of the most popular broadcasters who cover both the NFL and MLB. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is $2 million. As CBS Sports is a popular Sports Network, it is well known for paying a heavy amount of salary to its sportscasters.
— Tom McCarthy (@TMacPhils) February 24, 2019
The Bureau of Labor Statistics does not include occupational wage data for sports announcers but reported in May 2017 that radio and television announcers earned an annual average income of $32,450. The salaries of these announcers were as low as $18,840 for the bottom 10 percent and as high as $83,520 for the top 10 percent.
So with the reference of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Tom has been earning a significant amount of money from his broadcasting career.
Further, the Sports reporter receives an added sum of money from his radio and TV guest appearances as a sports pundit too. Apart from his career earnings, his personal assets include a home in Allentown, New Jersey.
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Tom McCarthy, 53 is a happily married man. He tied the knot with his girlfriend, Meg Wargins. Together with his wife, he has 4 children named Patrick, Tom, Maggie, and Kerri. Currently, he resides in Allentown, New Jersey along with his wife and children.
In addition, he is pretty famous in social media, having 20.8k followers on Twitter.
Tom McCarthy was born on July 5, 1968, in Jersey City, New Jersey to Tom Sr. and Helene. He holds an American nationality and belongs to a white ethnic group. Further, he grew up along with his siblings, Ray, Tom, and Kevin.
Tom McCarthy after graduating from Brick Memorial High School in 1986 joined Trenton State College and acquired his degree Bachelor's degree.
McCarthy joined the Trenton Thunder's front office in 1994 and became the radio voice of the Double-A Eastern League's team for six seasons.
In 2001, the Phillies hired him as a radio play-by-play announcer and also as a pre-game host. He was also a play-by-play voice for Rutgers University football and national football and basketball broadcasts on the CBS Sports Network, the Atlantic 10 TV network, Westwood One, and the Sports USA Radio Network.
After two seasons( 2006- 07), McCarthy signed a five-year deal to return to Philadelphia beginning with the 2008 season as a play-by-play announcer for the National League East rival. After Harry Kalas' death at the beginning of the 2009 season, McCarthy took over TV play-by-play on a full-time basis.
Further, McCarthy spent almost a decade of broadcasting football and men's basketball at Princeton University.
McCarthy has called for Fox NFL Sunday game and MLB games on Fox, most of which involve the Phillies. Further, he is a broadcaster for the NFL on CBS, partnering with Steve Beuerlein.