Bob Costas Personal Life & Net Worth Insight

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Bob Costas is an American sports broadcaster and known for his longterm job at NBC during which he covered many sports as well as the Olympic married to Jill Costas...was previously married to Carole Krumenacher...has two kids with Carole...his net worth falls somewhere around the mark of $45 million according to...
Bob Costas Personal Life & Net Worth Insight

Sportscaster Bob Costas is famous for his long-running career in the sports broadcasting scene. He is most known for his work with NBC, where he remained from 1980 to 2019. 

Bob comments on sports, including basketball, baseball, and even Olympics games. Apart from this, he also used to announce dogsled and elevator races on Late Night with David Letterman in 1982. 

Bob’s Married Life With Wife

Bob is married to Jill Sutton. The couple dated for a few years before deciding to get married in 2004. 


Bob Costas with his wife Jill Sutton at Lead Off For A Cure at The Metropolitan Museum Of Art on the 9th of May 2016, in New York City (Photo: Heavy)

Their marriage was held on the 14th of March 2004. 

Past Relationship

Before he got together with Jill Sutton, Bob was in a relationship with Carole “Randy” Randall Krumenacher. 

The former couple got married on the 24th of June 1983. Following an 18-year-long marriage, they decided to split and lead separate lives amicably. Their divorce was made legally official in 2001. 


Bob has two kids. Both his kids, son Keith Michael Kirby Costas (born in 1986) and daughter Taylor Costas (born in 1989), are Carole Krumenacher’s children.

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Keith and Taylor both have followed their father’s footsteps and made a career in the broadcasting sector. Keith is an associate producer on MLB Network’s MLB Tonight. Similarly, Taylor is an associate producer at NBC

Net Worth

Bob Costas owns an estimated net worth of $45 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth

Real Estate

The veteran sportscaster bought a home in February of 2013. This house, which cost him $4.7 million, is situated in Newport Beach, California, the United States.

Bio Of Bob Costas: Age, Parents, Ethnicity & Education

Bob Costas was born on the 22nd of March 1952 in Queens, New York, the United States. His parents are; Jayne (formerly Quinlan) (mother) and John George Costas (father), who was an electrical engineer.

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He is of mixed European descent. He gets his ancestry from his father, who is of Greek origin, specifically from the island of Kalymnos in the Aegean Sea, and mother, who has Irish and German roots. 

Bob primarily grew up in Commack, New York, and attended the local Commack High School South. He was the first batch to graduate from the school as the class of ‘70.

Following high school graduation, he pursued higher education at Syracuse University. He was majoring in Communications at Syracuse but left his studies to accept his first ever job at KMOX Radio in St. Louis. He was 22 at the time.

Later in his life, he received an honorary degree from Syracuse’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Facts About Bob Costas: Height, Fill Name, Education

  • Bob stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 meters).
  • His full name is Robert Quinlan Costas.
  • His first book, Fair Ball: A Fan’s Case For Baseball, was published in 2000.