Anthony Irwin Kornheiser celebrated as Tony Kornheiser, is a former American sportswriter, columnist, and also a radio as well as television talk show host. Currently, he stands as a restaurateur and holds ownership at Chatter where he began recording episodes of The Tony Kornheiser Show and many fans of the show visit the restaurant to listen live.
Kornheiser is married and blessed with two children with his spouse. Further, his current net worth is approximately $16 million. Scroll down to know everything about him.
The 70 years old American former sportswriter and columnist, Tony Kornheiser has an estimated net worth of around $16 million in 2020, including all of his properties and earnings. Maximum of his net worth is built through his journalism career.
He earned a very good salary of $1.4 million annually as a sports personality. Currently, he is busy with his Restaurant, through which he adds a tremendous sum to his bank account.
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Further, he owns a million-dollar mansion in Washington, Washington, DC (DC), US, and living a lavish lifestyle with his family.
Tony Kornheiser is a happily married person. He tied the knot with his girlfriend, Karril, in 1973. The couple was living a prosperous life until they suffered from the infertility problem. It created a lot of misunderstandings and differences between Tony and Karril.
The situation went so bad that the couple almost decided to take a divorce. However, the couple overcame their problem and they became the parents of two beautiful children named Michael Kornheiser and Elizabeth Kornheiser.
Despite all those relationship ups and downs, Tony wasn't involved in any other affairs or made any girlfriend. Tony and his wife currently reside in Washington D.C. as well as in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. They are happy and enjoying each other’s company very much. Tony Kornheiser has been a part of many rumors and controversies due to his frank and straightforward nature. He was once almost fired from ESPN because of his corrosive comment on Hannah Storm on air
As Kornheiser can be seen active in various sectors, charity is also one of the sectors where he can be seen actively engaged. He is often seen as being involved in various charity works and events.
The multitalented personality has got a very good height of 6 ft. which adds more to his attractive personality.
To know more about Tony Kornheiser, he can be followed on different social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Wikipedia. Besides, there are different sites that provide a brief bio on him.
Tony Kornheiser was born on 13 July 1948 in Lynbrook, New York, the United States. He was born to Estelle Kornheiser and Ira Kornheiser. He was the only child of his parents. He holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
He attended George W. Hewlett High School in Long Island. After that, he attended Harpur College, now transformed into Binghamton University, SUNY. He persuaded his studies in journalism and graduated with a degree in English in 1970.
Tony Kornheiser began his career in 1970 where he wrote for Newsday. In 1976, he quitted Newsday and joined The New York Times. Later in 1979, he accepted the job in The Washington Post as a general assignment reporter in Styles and Sports. In 1992, he hosted his own radio show named ‘The Tony Kornheiser Show’.
He has also been a part of numerous Television shows such as Pardon the Interruption, Monday Night Football, SportsCenter, and many more. He has established himself in the field of writing too where he authored various books such as The Baby Chase, Bald as I Wanna Be, Pumping Irony: Working Out the Angst of a Lifetime and I’m Back for More Cash: a Tony Kornheiser collection (Because You Can’t Take Two Hundred Newspapers into the Bathroom).
When Monday Night Football moved from ABC to ESPN, Kornheiser received and accepted an offer to be a color analyst on Monday Night Football in early 2006. Play-by-play man Al Michaels left ABC to call Sunday Night Football for NBC. Kornheiser was brought in alongside Joe Theismann and new play-by-play announcer Mike Tirico.