Suzyn Waldman Married, Husband, Divorce, Salary, Net Worth

Date: 15 Jun, 2018

Suzyn Waldman Married, Husband, Divorce, Salary, Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1946-09-07
Nationality American
Profession Sportscaster
Marital Status Single
Divorced/Engaged Yes (Once)
Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity White
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Children/Kids Not Yet
Education Simmons College
Siblings One Brother

Suzyn Waldman has spent more than three decades in the broadcasting field overcoming all the obstacles that go along with being a female sports broadcaster and has risen to the top of her profession.

She is widely recognized as a sportscaster for WFAN based in New York. keeps her personal information secretly from the social media, which makes it difficult for her fans to know more about her personal life.

Is Suzyn Married Or Lesbian?

Talking about the personal life of Suzyn Waldman, she was a married woman but divorced in the year 1990 after eleven years of marriage. She is currently unmarried and leading her single life.

However, there is no any information regarding her husband and the reason behind the divorce. Her private life is not much in the spotlight as her professional career.

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It seems that she does not like to talk much about her private life and favors people concentrating on her work rather than her personal life. She hasn’t even mentioned about her kids publically and has managed to keep it low profile.

Since she is a divorcee, most of her fans speculated her as a lesbian. However, being single does not mean that she is a lesbian, but it is likely to be a false assumption.

Suzyn Waldman Sues Hospital For Misdiagnosing Cancer

Sports announcer Suzyn Waldman once faced a very challenging time in her life as she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1996.

Suzyn Waldman, the first woman to announce Yankees games, sued Mount Sinai Hospital and two of its pathologists on May 1996 for stating that she was free of breast cancer while not.

Suzyn’s lawyer, Judith Livingston stated that because of misdiagnosis, untreated cancer spread throughout the body of his client, Suzyn Waldman. As a result, part of Suzyn's right breast and her lymph nodes were surgically removed in February 1996, and she had to even take chemotherapy.

Meanwhile, Mel Granick, a hospital spokesman, said he was not aware of the lawsuit and would not comment. While her chemotherapy regimen limited her day-to-day role of broadcasting Yankees games on TV, Suzyn continued her role at WFAN throughout her illness.

Eventually, she won over $2 million in damages from the case.

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Suzyn Waldman’s Bio, Career, Net Worth

Suzyn was born on 7 September 1946 and was brought up in Newton, Massachusetts. Before her career in broadcasting, she worked as an actress and singer in musical theater for several years. She attended Simmons College and got the degree in Economics.

Talking about her professional career, she has been serving in the journalism field for a long time. She has made herself the reputation of being an early achiever in the men-dominated field.

In Major League Baseball history, she got the record of being the third woman to serve as a full-time color commentator on a regular basis.

In the mid-1990s too, she again set the record for herself when she became a play by play announcer for the Yankees’ local TV broadcast on WPIX, where Chris Burrous served as the morning anchor. This time she was successful to hold herself as the second woman to work in that capacity on TV for a major league team.

 Suzyn, the first Yankees beat reporter for WFAN in 1987 (Photo:

She has worked in sports reporting as the reporter on the New York Yankees Pre-Game Show and the New York Yankees Post-Game Show and New York sports radio station WFAN for more than twenty years alongside Greg Gumbel.

Her voice on a live sports update was the first heard on WFAN when it premiered on July 1, 1987. At WFAN, she covered both the Yankees and the New York Knicks basketball teams and co-hosted the daily mid-day sports talk show.

She has also signed a two-year extension of the contract in February 2016. On 16 December 2017, Waldman signed a contract through the 2018 season.

On a recent note, the famous Red Sox announcer Joe Castiglione was partnered with Suzyn for an inning for the game between The Bronx Bombers and Red Sox in September 2018. 

Being a sportscaster and remained in this field for more than twenty years, Suzyn enjoys a good salary along with impressive net worth. However, the exact details of her net worth remained confined.

Talking about the earnings of the radio and TV announcers, they earned a median annual income of $32,450, with half making more and half making less. Spectator sports paid announcers the best average wage of $106,080, while TV and radio broadcasting paid them $45,180 on average.

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Though she could not flourish that well in her married life, Suzyn indeed has earned a good friend and a co-worker John Sterling since 2005. John and Suzyn have been a famous fame in terms of Yankees show as the media partners have witnessed some of the greatest games.

As per fox5ny on 2 October 2018, Suzyn even told that she and John are like an old married couple and also have the same taste in music.

But her career was not always about success and bliss as Suzyn occasionally used to receive death threats. As per theringer on 11 October 2018, Suzyn said that she had her police force at the Yankee stadium in 1989 for a year.