- Full Name Kenny Albert
- Occupation Sportscaster
- Nationality American
- Birthplace New York, USA
- Birth Date Feb 02, 1968
- Age 55 Years, 4 Months
Kenny Albert | BiographyKenny Albert had appeared in two movies, Juwanna Mann (2002) starring Vivia A. Fox and Game Day (2017) starring Richard Lewis
Kenny is the only sportscaster who currently does play-by-play for all four major professional sports leagues, NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, in the United States and Canada.
Kenneth Gary Albert is an American sportscaster, son of legendary NBA sportscaster Marv Albert and nephew of sportscasters Al Albert and Steve Albert.
Who is Kenny Albert?
Kenny Albert is the son of Marv Albert and Benita Oberlander. Marv is an NBA sportscaster. He is the one who inspired Kenny to get into broadcasting.
Kenny received a tape recorder from his parents as his fifth birthday gift to practice his broadcasting. In 1974, for his sixth birthday, Kenny’s father Marv took him along to a New York Rangers game. At 14, Kenny became the official statistician for the New York Rangers on the radio. By 16, Kenny wrote content for the New York Rangers Program.
Between 1981 and 1986, Kenny covered high school sports for the Port Washington News. In 1990, he graduated from New York University with a degree in broadcasting and journalism. During his college years, he called play-by-play for NYU basketball on WNYU Radio and scored the first goal in the history of the NYU Hockey Club.
Albert was born on 2 February 1968 in New York City. He is 53 years as of 2021.
Albert started his career from an early age with much encouragement from his sportscaster family. From 1992 to 1995, he worked for Home Team Sports, a regional sports cable carrier in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C area.
Since the 1995/1996 season of the New York Rangers games, Albert has been the voice on MSG Radio. He also serves as the TV play-by-play announcer for approximately 25 New York Knicks games. Kenny is a frequent guest on WNYU’s talk program, The Cheap Seats. Likewise, he also made appearances on the famous New York sports internet radio show Sports Heaven with Mark and Evan.
Since 2002, Albert had called men’s and women’s ice hockey for every Olympic Winter Games. Kenny had also marked his fifth Olympics with the NBC Sports Group.
In the 2011 playoffs, Albert broadcast for two playoff teams in the same market. He was doing the play-by-play for the New York Rangers on WEPN 1050 ESPN radio and filling on MSG Network doing play-by-play for the New York Knicks.
Albert made his Summer Olympics debut as a track and field play-by-play announcer for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Albert had appeared in two movies, Juwanna Mann (2002) starring Vivia A. Fox and Game Day (2017) starring Richard Lewis.
Kenny is the only sportscaster who currently does play-by-play for all four major professional sports leagues, NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, in the United States and Canada. Likewise, he has also done play-by-play for the NHL on ESPN2, NHL Radio, NFL on Fox, NHL on Fox, MLB on Fox, and NHL on NBC.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kenny has a net worth of $2 million. However, there is no reliable information about his salary.
Kenny Albert has been married to Barbara Renee Wolf for twenty years now. Albert was first introduced to his wife by his close friend and Baltimore sports reporter, Jerry Coleman. The couple has two daughters, Amanda Albert and Sydney Albert. The family of four reside in New Jersey.
Awards and Recognitions
In 2016, Albert was nominated for the ‘Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality, Play-by-Play,’ along with fellow NFL on Fox announcer Kevin Burkhardt, fellow NHL announcer, his father, Marv Albert, and the winner of among them, Mike Emrick.