Kenny Albert

Kenny Albert

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Kenny Albert is an American sportscaster who is the son of iconic NBA analyst Marv Albert and the nephew of Al and Steve Albert. Moreover, Kenny Albert is the only sportscaster in the United States and Canada who currently conducts play-by-play for all four major professional sports leagues (NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL).

Early life

Kenneth Gary Albert best known as Kenny Albert was born on 2nd February 1968, in New York City, New York, the United States of America. As of now, he is 54 years old and he holds the nationality of American. Moreover, his zodiac sign is Aquarius and his ethnicity is unknown. Talking about his parents, he is the son of Marv Albert (father) and Benita Oberlander (mother). In addition, his father is also a sportscaster who is honored for his work as a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame as well as commonly regarded as the voice of basketball.

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Caption: Kenny Albert posing with his daughter Sydney (Source: Instagram)

Talking about his academic background, he completed his graduation from New York University in 1990 with a degree in broadcasting and journalism.

Professional career

Kenny is the New York Rangers’ radio voice, as well as a play-by-play announcer and field-level reporter for Fox’s coverage of MLB, the NFL, and the Sugar Bowl. He worked on Fox NHL Saturday telecasts while Fox had the network contract for the National Hockey League in the 1990s. Previously, he worked as a play-by-play announcer for the NHL on NBC and Versus. He has worked as a play-by-play announcer for men’s and women’s ice hockey for NBC’s Olympics coverage, including the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, and the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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Caption: Kenny Albert working as a sportscaster for FOX (Source: Instagram)

In past, he worked as a part-time announcer for Washington Nationals telecasts in 2005 and handled TV play-by-play for the Washington Capitals and Washington Bullets (now the Washington Wizards). In addition, he and Joe Theismann conduct TV play-by-play for Washington Redskins preseason games. He called the international broadcast of Super Bowl XLVI with Theismann. Moreover, he has also done college basketball for ESPN Plus and steps in as a play-by-play commentator for MSG Network’s broadcast New York Knicks games.

More About Professional Career

During the 2011 playoffs, he aired for two playoff teams in the same area, handling play-by-play for the New York Rangers on WEPN 1050 ESPN radio and filling in for the New York Knicks on MSG Network. Moreover, he called Game 1 of the 2014 Stanley Cup Finals for NBC, filling in for Doc Emrick. He is also known as “The Kiss of Death” to some Chicago sports fans. Many games involving the Bears and Blackhawks with he called have ended in losses for both teams.

He has been announcing Chicago Bears games since 2004, including Game 7 of the 2014 Western Conference Final between the Blackhawks and the Kings. The game between The Texas Rangers and the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2015 American League Division Series. In the top of the 7th inning of Game 5, he assisted in explaining the rule regarding Toronto Blue Jays. He referred to Jose Bautista’s game-winning home run in the bottom of the seventh inning in Game 5.

Awards and Net Worth

Talking about his awards and nomination, Kenny was nominated for the Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality. Looking at his success, he will receive more honors and recognitions in the upcoming days.

As a sportscaster, Kenny has earned a decent sum of money in his career. Moreover, he has an estimated net worth of $2 million as a sportscaster. Although, he has not revealed his income and salary in public yet.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Kenny Albert with his wife Barbara, his mother-in-law, and father-in-law (Source: Instagram)

The sportscaster is happily married to her wife Barbara Renee Wolf. Moreover, the couple first met each other through their mutual friend. The couple has two daughters whose names are Amanda and Sydney.

As of now, Kenny is not a part of the rumor nor got into controversy. More than that, he is focusing on his career and personal life.

Body measurement and Social media

Kenny Albert is 5 feet 8 inches tall. Moreover, he has black hair and brown eyes in color. Besides that, there is no news regarding his other body measurements.

Kenny Albert is an active presence on Twitter and Instagram. On his Instagram, there are more than 4k followers and on Twitter, there are more than 58k followers.