Jim Nantz's Whooping Salary and Net Worth: Spends Lavishly With Wife and Children
The millionaire Jim Nantz has an enormous net worth to enjoy a lavish life.The fans of the sports presenter might be wondering about his present net worth, lavish spendings and his marriage life. Well, today, we will be covering Jim Nantz’s story, which might astonish his followers and his well-wishers.
Whooping Net Worth of Jim Nantz:
The sportscaster earns a net salary of $3.9 million every year from CBS including the deal he has with golf company Titleist and excluding the $4 million a year he makes in deferred compensation,
In 2009, he collaborated with wine producer Peter Deutsch to launch wine line “The calling.” However, the primary source of income is from sports broadcasting. His net worth (estimated) stands around $15 million, thanks to his well-spent long years with CBS studio as a host for college football and basketball. He also has a house situated in Westport and a condominium at a ski resort in Utah.
Lavish Spending Story With Wife and Children:
57 years old Nantz went through a series of court trauma after his 26yrs old marriage ended with Lorrie Nantz in the year 2009 when he was 50. The sports star then accused his ex-wife of spending bountifully on clothes and fancy jewelry while he was away for work. The couple has a daughter, for whom Lorrie Nantz requested the alumni amount worth $1.5 million every year for child’s support.
Caption: Jim Nantz' with his first wife Lorrie before the divorce trail(2009)
In the issue of their divorce settlement, the courtroom gave a verdict for Lorrie, where Nantz was made to give his family six bedroom house in Westport. Similarly, Jim was also required to pay a whopping sum of $916000 annually, two Connect home, $70000 for his wife’s country membership club and the entire college cost of his 15-year-old daughter. Reportedly, the marriage alimony will last until his death or till her remarriage whereas the child support was only up for two years.
What after Divorce? Girlfriend, Dating?
Caption: Jim Nantz and Cortney on the red carpet at Points of Light Institute's 'All Together Now-A Celebration of Service' held at the Kennedy Center (2011)
The CBS sportscaster was allegedly involved in an affair with a 29-year-old beauty, Courtney Richards, back then. The affair had started since May 2008, while he was promoting a book he had written about his father.
The long term affair later converted into marriage in 9th June 2012 at Pebble Beach Golf Links in California. The couples welcomed their first baby daughter on 14th March 2014 and second child, a baby boy, on 1st Feb 2016.
Caption: Wife Cortney and Jim blessed with their first child ( baby girl) 2016
The marriage with Courtney seems to be going quite well. It seems Jim finally met someone who can understand and support his career. The sportscaster has kept his personal life profile quite low. No rumors of divorce or any kind of domestic matters have been obtained from any source or any social media regarding the couple.
Deadspin.com covered a story in 2012 regarding their wedding. The article states:
Nantz, 53, proposed to Richards, 33, in 2010 while on vacation with his close friend, former President George H.W. Bush at the Bush family compound in Walker's Point Maine.
Jim's Short Bio:
Jim Nantz was born on 17th May 1959 at Charlotte, North Carolina.He attended Marlboro High School in New Jersey and attended the University of Houston in Texas majoring in broadcasting.
In the early 80s, Nantz started as an anchor and sportscaster for KHOU Houston and then became a weekend sports anchor on KSL-TV in Salt Lake City. Nantz joined CBS in 1985 as a studio host for the network's college football and basketball coverage.
He received Emmy Awards for Outstanding Sports Personality and Play by Play in 2008 and 2009. He has been awarded five times with NSSA's National Sportscaster of the Year award(1998, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009).
In 2001, he received honorary Doctor Of Humane Letter from the University of Houston. He was awarded the Ambassador Award of Excellence by the LA Sports & Entertainment Commission in 2012 for his involvement in the community. Currently, he is hosting Thursday Night Football games in a deal with CBS and the NFL Network with co-anchor Phil Simms.