Top 5 Sportscasters With The Highest Net Worth

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Tom Brady tops the list of top 5 richest sportscaster. Image Source: Tom Brady's Instagram.

A sportscaster provides a real-time commentary of an event or a game during a live broadcast. Some players who retire from their playing careers and some after retiring from coaching jobs become sportscasters. Moreover, they also analyze game trends, plays, and developments that affect the game.

In the USA, a sports commentator earns $62,740 as an average salary. Several people are working as a sportscaster, and they must be earning considerably. So, let’s learn about the top 5 sportscasters with the highest net worth.

5) Troy Aikman Net Worth – $65 Million

Troy Aikman is the former football quarterback who played with the Dallas Cowboys in NFL for 12 years. He retired in 2000 and joined Fox the following year, where he began serving as the color commentator for NFL. Two decades later, in February 2022, he began working in ESPN.

During the initial phase of his broadcasting career, Troy Aikman’s salary was $1 million annually. Then, in 2019, he began earning $7.5 million yearly, which made him the highest-paid sports broadcaster of that time. In February 2022, the sports commentator signed a five-year deal with ESPN worth $90 million. As a result, he is estimated to be earning $18 million annually.


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Thus, Troy Aikman’s net worth is a whopping $65 million. Alongside a successful broadcasting career, he enjoys marital bliss with his wife, Catherine “Capa” Mooty. Furthermore, Troy is a proud father of two daughters, Alexa Marie Aikman and Jordan Ashley Aikman, whom he shares with his ex-wife Rhonda Worthey.

4) Tony Romo Net Worth – $70 Million

Joining our top five sportscasters list is Tony Romo. Born Antonio Ramiro Romo, Tony is a former football quarterback from America who currently works as a lead color analyst at CBS Sports. As an analyst, he has received both positive and negative criticism. He retired as a player in April 2017 and joined CBS the same year.

For his first few years as a sportscaster, Tony Romo’s salary was $4 million annually. In his three-year contract with CBS, he earned $12 million. In January 2020, the analyst was rumored to switch from CBS to ESPN by signing a deal that would make him the highest-paid sports broadcasting figure. Instead, a month later, he signed a $180 million worth contract with a staggering pay of $17 million per year.

Hence, Tony Romo’s net worth of $70 million is hugely influenced by his sportscasting career.

Likewise, Romo is happily married to Candice Crawford. Tony Romo’s wife is a former journalist for Dallas television station KDAF and the 2008 Miss Missouri USA. The smitten duo has welcomed three children, Hawkins Crawford Romo, Rivers Romo, and Jones McCoy Romo.

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3) Jim Rome Net Worth – $110 Million

James Phillip Rome, aka Jim Rome, is a sports radio host. He has been at the top of the sports broadcasting world for a long time as one of the highest-paid sportscasters. As per his current contract, Jim’s yearly salary is $30 million.

Furthermore, Rome has worked for several other television networks like Fox Sports Net, CBS, and FX. Moreover, Jim hosts The Jim Rome Show from a studio near Los Angeles. In addition, he has hosted several shows for ESPN, including Talk2 and Jim Rome Is Burning. Thanks to his successful career, Jim Rome’s net worth is $110 million.

Talking about Jim Rome’s marital life, he is happily married to his spouse, Janet Rome. The pair are proud parents of two sons, Jake Rome and Logan Rome.

2) Thierry Henry Net Worth – $130 Million

Thierry Henry, born Thierry Daniel Henry, is a former football coach and player. In his professional playing career of two decades, he competed for several clubs and International teams. In 2015, Thierry began serving behind the bench as a coach. But that’s not the job we are talking about. Henry has also been working as a sports commentator.

Thierry Henry's Net Worth
After retiring as a player, Thierry Henry began coaching and working as a sports commentator. Image Source: Social Media.

In 2014, Henry signed a six-year deal with Sky Sports, reportedly worth $31 million (£24 million). As per the deal, his yearly earnings are $4,742,980 (£4 million). And, now his salary might have increased more. Thus, Thierry Henry’s net worth is a staggering $130 million.

Talking about his personal life, Thierry is in a relationship with Andrea Rajacic. From 2003 to 2008, he was married to Nicole Merry. He is a proud father of Téa Henry, Tristan Henry, Tatiana Henry, and Gabriel Henry.

1) Tom Brady Net Worth – $250 Million

Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr., aka Tom Brady, is a football quarterback playing for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. With the exemplary records that he has set in his playing career, he is considered the greatest quarterback of all time. While he has broken numerous records as a player, he might even continue to do so away from the field.

In May 2022, Fox Sports announced that Brady would join the network following his playing career as the lead color commentator. Furthermore, the deal he signed with Fox will reportedly pay him $375 million over 10 years. This made him the highest-paid sportscaster in history. Moreover, Tom Brady’s net worth is $250 million, and with such a huge deal, his fortune is likely to increase.

Talking about his personal life, with his wife, Gisele Bündchen, the quarterback has welcomed two children, Benjamin Rein Brady and Vivian Lake Brady. Tom Brady’s wife is a Brazilian model. Likewise, he has a son, John Edward Thomas Moynahan, from his previous girlfriend, Bridget Moynahan.

The earlier mentioned sports commentators have earned a lot with their hard work and impressive careers. Their earnings and net worth might increase as the year goes by. Like them, stuntpeople also enjoy fame and fortune from their professions.