American sportscaster Max Bretos is a renowned personality who primarily covers soccer for ESPN network. He has covered college basketball matches, college football live and many more.
All was good and well in Max's career until he once passed on a racial comment to Asian basketball player, Jeremy Lin and was suspended in 2012. Max later apologized on Twitter stating that he would never intentionally pass on comments.
Max Bretos' Bio: Career As Sportscaster
Ohio native Max Bretos celebrates his birthday on 11 April, although the exact birth year remains confined to find his age. Max who hails from a Cuban family background, completed his Bachelor degree in International Relations from Florida State University in 1994.
Max who has achieved a commendable height of success started his journey from Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Sports World from 1998 to 2010. He served there for more than a decade and was the longest serving broadcaster in the network history.
Later on, he joined ESPN in 2010, as an anchor and cover college basketball matches, college football live and many more. He worked at ESPN for almost eight years and joined LAFC (Lead Broadcaster and Head of Content).
Additionally, Max accumulated right amount form his journalism field although he has not revealed his exact net worth and salary. However, as per the wiki sources, the ESPN anchor enjoys a high net worth and an average salary of $69k ranging from $60k at the 25th percentile to $76k at the 75th percentile, with top earners (the top 10%) earning more than $85k.
Max Bretos' Controversy At ESPN
Max was involved in controversy back on 19 February 2012, where he was suspended as an anchor on ESPN. He used a phrase Chink in the armor while talking about Asian baseball player, Jeremy Lin.
Later on, Max apologized for his inappropriate behavior and racial comments and tweeted by saying My wife is Asian, would never intentionally say anything to disrespect her and that community.
Max Bretos' Personal Life: Romantic Relationship With Wife, Son
Max is married to an Asian woman, and but has not revealed the details of his wife. However, as per Awful Announcing, it is confirmed that Max first met his wife in Los Angeles and that his son was also born in L.A.
Apart from this, Max is quite tight-lipped to spill any beans about his married life and his family. Max, however, frequently shares pictures of his wife, son and their dear dog on social media.
Max with his wife and son in New Year 2018 (Photo: Max Bretos' Instagram)
As of now, referring to Max's Instagram post on 4 May 2018, he is transferred to Los Angeles for his new project and is away from his family. He shares a picture of his adorable son sleeping with the dog and mentions that his family is, moving in with him in June 2018.