ESPN Dan Shulman Married Life & Family, Details About Him

By Staff Writer | Published On: 21 Jan, 2020
ESPN Dan Shulman Married Life & Family, Details About Him

Dan Shulman is a Canadian sportscaster who has been working for the American network ESPN and Canadian network Sportsnet.  

For his continued contribution to sports journalism, he has received many awards and honors. He is the first two-time winner of the Sports Media Canada Broadcaster of the Year, having been won the award in 2000 and 2007. He is also the first Canadian to be titled the 2011 NSSA National Sportscaster of the Year in 2011.   

Dan Shulman’s Bio: Age & Family

Dan Shulman was born on 9th February 1967 in Toronto, Canada.

He was born into a Jewish family. His father, Arnie, worked as a dentist in Toronto. Arnie is 82-year old (as of May 2019).   

Dan Shulman's father and mother on 27th December 2019 (Source: Dan Shulman's Twitter)

Dan attended the University of Western Ontario, where he earned a degree in actuarial science in 1989. 

Married To Wife

Dan Shulman is currently married to his second wife. They tied the knot in 2018. The couple is blessed with one son. 

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However, Dan is also father to three sons, the eldest one Matthew, middle one Alex, and the youngest one Ben, all of whom are from his first wife 

TV Works

Though Dan Shulman studied actuarial science, he took a career in sports journalism. During the early years of his career, Dan Shulman worked in different networks as a host. 

From 1992 to 1994, he hosted Blue Jays pre- and post-game shows on the Telemedia Sports Network and also hosted various ESPN Radio weekend programs. 

Additionally, from 1992 to 1995, he served as a host for the Toronto Maple Leafs weekly magazine show on CFTO called The Leafs League Report and The Major League Report and Baseball Today shows for The Fan. He also hosted a syndicated sports radio show aired across Canada titled Prime Time Sports.  

Moreover, Dan also worked for Canadian Television (CTV), where he covered hockey of the 1994 Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, and also covered the 1994 FIBA World Basketball Championship in Toronto, Canada. 

Then in 1995, he joined ESPN and has served various sports programs of the channel. From 2002 to 2007, he served as a voice for ESPN’s Wednesday Night Baseball and on regular-season coverage. From 2006 to 2011, he also covered NBA games for ESPN; from 2008 to 2010, he covered Monday Night Baseball and also from 2011 to 2017, worked on Sunday Night Baseball

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Currently, he is working as an ESPN play-by-play commentator for NCAA Men’s College Basketball and Major League telecasts.  

In addition to working with ESPN, Dan has been serving Sportsnet in Canada since 2016. There he handles play-by-play calls for the Toronto Blue Jays. Previously, from 1995 to 2001, he also covered the same Blue Jays games on The Sports Network also served as the play-by-play commentator for the network’s NBA package of Toronto Raptors and Vancouver Grizzlies games.