Joe Buck Biography
Born Joseph Francis Buck, he is an American sportscaster. He is best known as the son of Sportscaster Jack Buck. He is also recognized for his work with Fox Sports. Joe has served as the lead play-by-play announcer for both the National Football League and Major League Baseball coverage. Buck has been the play-by-play announcer for the World Series since 1996.
Joe Buck Age
Joe was born on April 25, 1969, in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States. He is 52 years old as of 2021.
Joe Buck Height
The sportscaster stands at an approximated height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 meters). He is of average body size. Further details about his body measurements will be updated as soon as they are available.
Joe Buck Family
Buck was born in St. Petersburg, Florida, and raised in the St. Louis area. His father is Sportscaster Jack Buck and his mother’s name is Carole Lintzenich. His father died on June 18, 2002. He was raised alongside his siblings; Jack Buck Jr., Julie Buck, Christine Buck, Dan Buck, Betsy Buck, Beverly Buck, Bonnie Buck.
Joe Buck Sister
Joe appeared on the reality tv show family feuds hosted by American comedian Steve Harvey. He appeared on the show alongside his two daughters, wife, and sister. They were contesting against actor Oliver Hudson’s team. This episode aired in August 2021.
Joe Buck Wife
Buck has been married twice. His first marriage was to Ann Archambault. The two got married in 1993 and finalized their divorce in 2011. Their marriage was blessed with two daughters; Natalie Buck, and Trudy Buck. His second marriage was to Michelle Beisner, a former Bronco cheerleader, former NFL Network reporter now reporting for ESPN. They welcomed twins in April 2018.
Joe Buck Daughter
Buck has two daughters named Natalie Buck, and Trudy Buck. Natalie is an actress known for Marry Me, Blue Bloods, and Superstore. She is 25 years old. Trudy Buck is 21 years old born in 1999.
Joe Buck Education
Joe attended St. Louis Country Day School. After graduating from high school, he joined Indiana University Bloomington. Buck started his career while still an undergraduate. He never got to graduate from college.
Joe Buck Career | Fox
Prior to joining Fox, Buck served as a play-by-play announcer for Louisville Redbirds, a minor league affiliate of the Cardinals. In 1989, he reported for ESPN’s coverage of the Triple-A All-Star Game. He reported for KMOV in St. Louis. He became a play-by-play voice for University of Missouri basketball broadcasts for the 1992-93 season.
Joe stopped calling the Cardinals telecasts for FSN Midwest prior to its 2008 season. He was hired by Fox in 1994. Joe became Fox’s lead play-by-play for Major League Baseball in 1996. He became the youngest mad to do a national broadcast for a world series. Joe called the 1998 Mark McGwire’s 62nd home run. It broke Roger Maris’ single-season record.
In 2013, he called the Red Sox game in the ALCS Game 2 against the Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park. Currently, Joe calls just a limited selection of regular-season games every year. In addition, he calls the All-Star Game one of the League Championship Series and the World Series. As soon as he was hired by Fox, he became the play-by-play announcer on the network’s #4 NFL broadcast team.
He however stopped doing NFL games after three years in order to concentrate on his baseball duties. In 2002, he became Fox’s top play-by-play announcer. Joe became the host of Fox’s pregame NFL show, Fox NFL Sunday, and postgame doubleheader show on August 14, 2006. However, in 2007, it was announced that Buck ceased to host for Fox NFL Sunday.
Joe called a doubleheader on October 14, 2012. The first game was the New York Giants-San Francisco 49ers game at 4:25 PM and the second game was Game 1 of the NLCS between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants. Joe team up with Greg Norman to anchor Fox’s new package of United States Golf Association telecasts. They made their debut at the Franklin Templeton Shootout.
Joe later began doing play-by-play for Thursday Night Football on Fox/NFL Network in September 2018. Buck became a host for a sports-based talk show called Joe Buck Live. The show premiered on June 15, 2009. The show was canceled in 2010. Buck has also hosted a weekly sports-news show, Goin’ Deep, for Fox Sports Net cable, called horse racing and professional bass fishing events, and also the network’s first Cotton Bowl Classic telecasts.
In addition, he has appeared in television commercials for Holiday Inn and Budweiser beer. Joe contributes to The Sporting News and the KSLG/Team 1380 on the ITD Morning After program. Buck called the Super Bowl XLVIII. He has also appeared in various tv shows including; Pitch, American Dad!, Family Guy, Conan, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Throughout his career, he has won several awards including; eight Sports Emmy Awards, three-time NSMA National Sportscaster of the Year, and the 2020 Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award from the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Joe Buck Salary
Buck is one of the most prominent sportscasters who have worked for Fox Sports therefore, it is obvious that he would earn a decent salary. He makes an estimated annual salary of $ 6 million.
Joe Buck Net Worth
As of 2021, Buck is reported to have a net worth of $25 million. He has accumulated his net worth from his career as a sportscaster.