Tony Kornheiser | Biography

Posted On: 25 Aug, 2014


Tony Kornheiser | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth July 13, 1948
Age 69 Years 3 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Sportswriter
Wife/Spouse Karril Kornheiser
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Net Worth $12 Million Dollars
Height 6 feet 0 inches(183 cm)
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Elizabeth Kornheiser, Michael Kornheiser

Tony Kornheiser was born in 13th of July, 1948 in Lynbrook, New York. He is best known as sports columnist, radio host, television host as well as sports columnist. He has been active in these fields from 1970 and he is actively involved in these fields till today. He has worked for The Washington Post. He was also popular for his job in The Tony Kornheiser Show on the radio stations from 1992. He has also worked for the Pardon the Interruption which is the program of ESPN. He also got opportunity to work as an analyst in Monday Night Football in ESPN.

He started his career as he wrote for Newsday. He also worked for The New York Times. He worked for ESPN from 1997. He also worked as a host for ESPN Radio. He also got chance to write the columns for the ESPN Magazine. Moreover, he also worked for different television channels. He first worked for host in NFL football season. He also got opportunity to appear on The Sports Reporters which is the program of ESPN in 1988. He shifted work many times. So, he has appeared in front of viewers from different channels. He worked for the WRC-TV as a full panelist on the show called “Full Court”.

Despite of his old age, he has been doing his job effectively. He is one of the most popular columnist as well as sports commentator. With lot of experiences, he has been creatively implementing these facts in his works. He has reached the age of 66 from 2014. He is a tall guy with the height of 1.83 meter.

Because of his good look, many girls have wanted to become his girlfriend in his adulthood. But he got married in 1973 with Karril. The couple has two children, Michael and Elizabeth. As they had been married for so long and their relationship has never been interrupted, we can assume that there will be no divorce between them in near future. In the question of how they have been remained as a happy couple, his wife told that there has been a lot of support from the both sides and they are very cooperative to each other and the trust has played the vital role for their long and happy relationship.

Despite of his popularity, he has been also involved in many controversies as well. Writer of Slate, Stephen Rodrick commented that Tony has cited his writing from different sites. Because of this incident, Tony called the Slate and asked Rodrick to be fired. Because of his comments in on air, Tony has almost got suspended from ESPN many times. He has also got chance to become the guest in the White House and have the lunch in the Oval Office with the current President Barack Obama.

During his career, he has maintained his stardom and has earned the net worth of $8 million including his annual salary as well. He has also made his presence in social sites such as Facebook, twitter as well as Instagram. He has a lot of followers in twitter and many others are following him through Facebook.

If you want to know more about his biography, you can visit wiki. You can find his podcasts as well as videos in YouTube as well. And if you are his fan, you can visit this site to follow him and know about his tweets.