- Full Name Brent Musburger
- Occupation Sportscaster
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Oregon, USA
- Birth Date May 26, 1939
- Age 82 Years, 11 Months
Brent Musburger | BiographyHis career at CBS was 22 years, whereas his span at ABC was 30 years
After Musburger left CBS, he was offered jobs by different companies, but he decided to work for ABC. At ABC, he initially focused on college football and basketball. After the merger of ABC Sports with ESPN, Musburger started working for both.
Brent Musburger is an American Sportscaster.
Who is Brent Musburger?
Brent Musburger began his career at CBS Sports and eventually moved to work for ABC and ESPN.
How old is Brent Musburger?
Brent Woody Musburger was born on 26 May 1939 in Portland, Oregon, to Beryl Ruth Woody and Cec Musburger. He is 82 as of 2021.
Brent was raised in Billings, Montana, along with his brother, Todd Musburger, who later became a prominent sports agent. Brent went to Shattuck- St. Mary's School in Faribault, Minnesota. Later, he went to Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Unfortunately, he was kicked out after a year of owning and operating a car without a license.
Musburger began his career as a sportswriter for Chicago's American newspaper. During his tenure, he worked with Warren Brown. Musburger gained much popularity for his criticism of Tommie Smith and John Carlos's protest of racial injustice in the United States with a Black Power salute during the 1968 Summer Olympics.
Musburger began his work with CBS in the year 1968. At CBS, he worked as a sports anchor for WBBM radio and eventually for WBBM-TV. He moved to Los Angeles and anchored news and sports for KNXT, which is now known as KCBS-TV, in the mid-1970s.
In 1975, Musburger became a host of CBS Sports' National Football League studio show, The NFL Today.
He then started doing regular-season National Football league games for CBS Sports in 1983. He was paired with Tommy Mason or Bart Starr. After a year, Musburger was paired with Wayne Walker in the booth.
During his tenure in The NFL Today, the NFL pre-game was rated number 1. Musburger also covered different events such as college football and basketball, the National Basketball Association, horse racing, the U.S. Open Tennis tournament, and The Masters' golf tournament.
CBS underwent a management change in early 1990, following which Musburger was fired from office on 1 April 1990. The last assignment Musburger worked for CBS was the NCAA men's basketball final - Duke Vs. UNLV.
After he left CBS, Musburger was offered jobs by different companies, and he decided to work for ABC. At ABC, he initially focused on college football and basketball. After the merger of ABC Sports with ESPN, Musburger started working for both.
He worked as the main studio host during ABC's coverage of the 1998 World cup and the 2006 World Cup.
His career at CBS was 22 years, whereas his span at ABC was 30 years. Musburger last worked for ABC and ESPN on 31 January 2017.
Currently, Musburger is in Vegas at VSiN, The Sports Betting Network.
After parting ways with ESPN and ABC, Musburger has listed his Florida home for $2.45 million.
The estate is located at the lakefront Jupiter in The Loxahatchee Club, Florida. The house has four bedrooms, four bathrooms, an open kitchen with a center island, scenic views of the course, and a guest house. The house is 4,700 square feet. It was first built in 1994, and Musburger purchased it in 1995 for $1.345 million.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Musburger has a net worth of $18 million. His annual salary is estimated to be $4 million.