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John Anderson was born on the 13th May 1965, in Green Bay, Wisconsin USA, and is a sports journalist and program host, probably best known as the host of the ESPN TV program “Sports Center” since 1999, also having co-hosted the TV show “Wipeout” from 2008 to 2014. Anderson’s career started in 1987.
Have you ever wondered how rich John Anderson is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Anderson’s net worth is as high as $8 million, an amount earned through his successful career in journalism now spanning over 30 years. Anderson’s current annual salary is believed to be over $2.5 million.
John Anderson Net Worth $8 Million
John Anderson grew up in Wisconsin, where he went to the Green Bay Southwest High School and later studied at the University of Missouri, graduating with a journalism degree in 1987. While at college, John was a member of the men’s track and field team, which was the main reason he joined Missouri, and captained the squad in his senior year, competing in high jump Anderson began his broadcasting career at KOMU-TV in Columbia, and then worked as a sports reporter and photographer at Tulsa’s KTUL-TV from 1988 to 1990.
From 1990 to 1996, Anderson served as a sports reporter and weekend sports anchor at KOTV in Tulsa, Oklahoma, then in 1996 he joined KPHO-TV in Phoenix, Arizona, and stayed there until 1999, when John transferred to begin working at EPSN. Since then, Anderson has worked as an anchor on the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated show called “Sports Center”, which has helped him to increase his net worth significantly. From 2008 to 2014, Anderson co-hosted the reality-TV show “Wipeout”, alongside John Henson. The series follows the contestants as they make their way through a giant obstacle course to win a cash prize. Most recently Anderson has been occupying the hosting slot on the MLB network.
John Anderson has won several awards during his career, such as the Outstanding Sports Feature Reporting Award in 1994 and 1995, and the Associated Press Television Award in Arizona for outstanding performance in broadcast journalism in 1997. As recently as January 2012, John was the recipient of the Bill Teegins Oklahoma Sportscaster of the year award , so clearly his talents are still appreciated.
Additionally, he co-wrote the book entitled “Chi Chi’s Golf Games You Gotta Play” with golfer Chi Chi Rodriguez, released in 2003 which also boosted his net worth.
Regarding his personal life, John Anderson is married and currently lives in Southington, Connecticut.