Jim Nantz is popular as a sportscaster and has telecasted different sports and in many mega-events. Some of the events are like National Basketball Association, NCAA Division I men’s basketball, etc.
Jim Nantz was born on 17 May 1959, in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America. This makes him 62 years old as of 2021. His real name is James William Nantz III. His father’s name is Jim Nantz Jr., and his mother is Doris Nantz. While he has a sibling named Nancy Hockaday. According to astrology, he has Taurus as his zodiac sign. He holds an American nationality and practices Christianity. And, he belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.
Talking about his educational status, he did his schooling at Marbolo High School. Here, he was the co-captain of the basketball team. Along with this, he was also the co-captain and best player of the golf club and also a member of the Bamm Hollow Country Club. After schooling, he attended the University of Houston in Texas and majored in broadcasting. While here, he was honored with a Doctor of Humane Letters.
Jim Nantz is a great presenter in sports history and has made a great impact in his field. He has been doing the job since the 1980s. During this time, he has worked in different programs and has presented various mega-events in history. Some of them are; National Football League, NCAA Division I men’s basketball, National Basketball Association, PGA Tour for CBS Sports since the 1980s.
Likewise, he has also released some books including his immense works in this field. They are Always By My Side – A Father’s Grace, and Sports Journey Unlike Any Other. Moreover, he has also introduced his private wine label named The Calling in 2012. Apart from working as a sportscaster in different programs, he has also appeared in different television shows like The Price Is Right, Arliss, Yes, Dear, Criminal Minds, How I Met Your Mother, etc. While he has also made an appearance in Tin Cup.
Net worth and Achievement
Jim Nantz has earned a good sum of fortune from his work as a sportscaster, and star Paralympics too. He is living a comfortable life with his family. His total net worth is about $15 million US dollars as of 2021.
For his outstanding commitment and work, he has been awarded by a different organization. Some of them are like; Sports Emmy Award, NMSA National Sportscaster of the Year, Curt Gowdy Award, Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award, GCSAA Old Tom Morris Award, etc.
Moving on toward the private and romantic relationship of Jim Nantz, he married two times in his life. He first married to Ann-Lorraine Carlsen Nantz in 1983. But, they separated after 26 years in 2009. While Jim married again with Courtney Richards in 2012.
Jim has three children. They are Jameson Nantz, Caroline Nantz Finely, and Cathleen Nantz. He is straight regarding gender choices. And, he does not have any kind of involvement in any controversial events.
Body measurement and Social media
Jim Nantz has a very unique and striking personality. The sportscaster stands about 6 feet and 3 inches. While he weighs 75kg. Moreover, he has dark brown colored hair, and the color of his eyes is dark brown. However, he has not provided any kind of information on overall body measurement in any internet domain.
Jim Nantz is also active in social media. He has a Facebook account under his own name. She also has an Instagram account under the name @jimnantzcbs with around 1.2k followers. While he also has a Twitter account under the name @BensMastersPool.