Sean McDonough ESPN, Salary, Married, Wife, Gay

Date: 28 Aug, 2018

Sean McDonough ESPN, Salary, Married, Wife, Gay

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1962-05-13
Nationality American
Profession Sportscaster
Marital Status Single
Divorced/Engaged No
Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity White
Net Worth $2 million
Height 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)
Education S.I. Newhouse School Of Public Communications, Syracuse University
Siblings 2 Brothers (Ryan McDonough, Terry McDonough), 2 Sisters (Erin McDonough, Cara McDonough)
Parents Will McDonough (Father), Wilma McDonough(Mother)

American sportscaster Sean McDonough is enjoying the 36-year career as a prominent media personality. His choice of exploring his career in the soothing track of journalism has benefited him to the significant extent.

Born on 13 May 1962 to famed sportscaster father Will McDonough, Sean grew up in Boston, Massachusetts. Despite losing his father due to heart attack on 9 January 2003, Sean never let the grief take over his ambitions.

Besides the support and motivation of his mother, Denise McDonough, Sean carried on his media journey and became the role model for his four siblings. His two brothers, Ryan and Terry, are associated with sports field whereas his sisters, Erin and Cara are media executives.

Carrying on the bloodline of his family, Sean is redeeming his hard work with the pile of success.

Sean’s Success Journey From CBS To ESPN

Before graduating from Syracuse University in 1984, Sean kick-started his broadcasting career as the play-by-play announcer for the Syracuse Chiefs in 1982. After his stint at PBS, McDonough destined his journey as the broadcaster for CBS Sports.

The Boston native joined CBS in 1990 and involved himself in broadcasting the sports news from every corner of the world. He prominently covered college basketball, college football, NFL, US Open tennis, and three Winter Olympics.

However, Sean became the odd man out in December 1999 as the CBS Sports President, Sean McManus decided against renewing McDonough’s contract. Following that, he moved to ESPN in 2000.

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Since joining one of the biggest sports networks, Sean has covered several sports events, including college basketball, college football, NBA, NHL, and NCCA hockey. Besides, the sports broadcasting juggernaut has also contributed to ESPN’s coverage of the U.S. Open and British Open golf tournaments.

However, Sean’s ESPN journey hit the break for a while in 2012 when he was diagnosed with superior canal dehiscence syndrome. Following his surgery in August same year, he returned to the action as a play-by-play announcer of the NFL on ESPN Radio in 2013.

Sean McDonough companies Jon Gruden during a Monday Night Football game at Gillette Stadium in April 2017 (Photo:

Three years later, McDonough was promoted as the play-by-play announcer for Monday Night Football, a live TV broadcast of weekly NFL. However, in March 2018, Sean returned to announce college football taking his foot off the show.

His Salary & Net Worth Of 2018

Sean McDonough has accumulated quite a substantial salary from his determined profession as a sportscaster. Currently involved with ESPN, Sean’s net worth reads the figure of $2 Million.

Besides, as of his sportscaster salary, the average pay scale lies between $55K to $77K. Given Sean’s proficiency, he undoubtedly earns a touch more than the average alike ESPN sportscaster Zubin Mehenti, who bags $80K.

Is Sean McDonough Married Or Gay?

Despite basking on wealthy professional success, the sports-casting maestro, Sean McDonough is as confined as a closed book when it comes to revealing his relationship status.

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Courtesy of his decision to keep his private affairs under the wraps, most of the people keep on stacking up the speculation about his sexual preference.

Either living happily with the wife or leading a gay life, until and unless the man himself addresses his situation, it is partly fair to speculate anything. Though Sean’s off-screen life remains a mystery, his professional charisma is there to feast the prying eyes.