Tim Kurkjian Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family.
Tim Kurkjian is an American sports journalist best known for his appearances on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight and SportsCenter as a Major League Baseball analyst. He is also well-known as an ESPN Magazine and ESPN.com contributor. He also contributes to Buster Olney’s podcast on a regular basis.
Childhood Life, Family, And BIo
Kurkjian is a sports analyst who was born on December 10, 1956, in Bethesda, Maryland, to Badrig “Jeff” Kurkjian and Joyce “Joy” Kurkjian. Jeff, Jeff’s father, is a mathematician. Jeff’s parents were Armenians who fled the Armenian Genocide in 1915 and settled in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Kurkjian has two brothers, one of which, Matt Kurkjian, was a member of the Catholic University Cardinals’ baseball team. They were also inducted into the athletic hall of fame at that school. Kurkjian is an American citizen with a mixed ethnic background.
Kurkjian graduated from Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda with a bachelor’s degree. He was a member of the basketball and baseball teams at his high school. Kurkjian began writing for The Pitch, the student newspaper, while still in high school. He later rose through the ranks of The Pitch’s sports department to become the sports editor. He has been interested in journalism since then. Kurkjian graduated from the school in 1974.
He went on to the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism after graduation. For his hometown newspaper, the Montgomery Journal, he covered high school sports. In 1978, he earned a B.A. in journalism.
Kurkjian began his professional career in journalism after graduating from the University of Maryland. Kurkjian began his career at the Washington Star as an entry-level reporter. He began covering baseball for The Dallas Morning News as the Texas Rangers beat reporter in 1981. He spent four years working there. Later in his career, he worked for a number of well-known publications, including The Baltimore Sun and Sports Illustrated.
Kurkjian worked for SI from 1989 to 1997, and in 1997, he was shifted to basketball coverage. He joined ESPN as a baseball writer and television journalist just months later, in 1998.
Kurkjian has also released a few books in the meantime. His debut book, America’s Game, was published in 2000. Is This a Great Game, or What?: Is This a Great Game, or What? was his second book, released in 2007. My 25 Years in Baseball: From A-Heart Rod’s to Zim’s Head I’m Fascinated by Sacrifice Flies: Inside the Game, We All Love, his third book, was published in 2016.
Estimated Net Worth
Tim Kurkjian, a journalist who has worked for almost three decades, has also amassed a sizable fortune. Kurkjian’s net worth is expected to be approximately $2 million in 2019. Kurkjian’s annual salary, according to celebrity net worth, is around $400,000. In addition, he is compensated handsomely for his guest appearances on television shows such as The Dan LeBatard Show and The Tony Kornheiser Show. Kurkjian owns a home in Bethesda, according to certain sources, although more information about his home is currently unavailable.
Kurkjian, an ESPN sportscaster, is happily married to Kathleen Patrick, his lifelong wife. Since November 26, 1983, the couple has been married. Kathy, his wife, is a lawyer by profession. The pair has been married for more than 35 years and has two children: Kelly Kurkjian, a daughter, and Jeff Kurkjian, a son. Both of their children attended Syracuse University and graduated. Kelly is an artist and Jeff is the host of Jeff & Aimee in the Morning on KCYE radio in Las Vegas.
|Date of Birth:||1956, December-10|
|Age:||65 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 4 Inch|
|Birth Name||Timothy Bell Kurkjian|
|Father||Badrig “Jeff” Kurkjian|
|Mother||Joyce “Joy” Kurkjian|
|Birth Place/City||Bethesda, Maryland|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Hair Color||Salt and pepper|
|Married to||Kathleen Patrick (m. 1983)|
|Children||2 (daughter Kelly Kurkjian and son Jeff Kurkjian)|
|Education||Walter Johnson High School, University of Maryland|
|TV Show||Baseball Tonight and SportsCenter|
|Books||America’s Game, I’m Fascinated by Sacrifice Flies: Inside the Game We All Love|