Joe Tessitore

Joe Tessitore

Joe Tessitore
Quick Facts About Joe Tessitore
Celebrated Name Joe Tessitore
Age 53 years old
Nick Name Joe
Birth Name Joseph William Tessitore
Birth Date 1971-01-01
Gender Male
Profession Broadcaster
Nationality American
Place of Birth Schenectady, New York, the U.S.A.
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Capricorn
Sister Dana Tessitore and Lea Tessitore
School Boston College Carroll School of Management
College Christian Brothers Academy
Sexualorientation Straight
Marital Status married
Wife Rebecca Tessitore
Son John Tessitore
Daughter Nicolina Tessitore
Net Worth US $2.3 million
Salary $100,000 per year
Height 5 ft 9 inches
Weight 80 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown

Joe Tessitore currently serves as a host for Holey Moley (American sports reality TV series) on ABC alongside comedian Rob Riggle and NBA star Stephen Curry and announces college football on ESPN and ABC. He is widely regarded as one of the most versatile broadcasters on the network. He leads ESPN's world championship fight broadcasts as the blow-by-blow broadcaster for Top Rank Boxing on ESPN. 

Who is Joe Tessitore?

Joe Tessitore is an American sportscaster for the popular television channel ABC(American Broadcasting Company) and ESPN (Entertainment and Sports Programming Network). He is the former play-by-play broadcaster of Monday Night Football, alongside former Dallas Cowboys, former tight end Jason Witten in 2018, and analyst Booger McFarland in 2019.

He came into the spotlight after joining ESPN in 2002 as the sportscaster for boxing on ESPN as part of Tuesday Night Fights and Friday Night Fights. Soon to follow, he was appearing on ESPN College Football and college basketball broadcasts. Throughout his broadcasting career, Tessitore has become a fan favorite with his distinct style and is even nicknamed “the Tess effect.” 

Where did Joe Tessitore grow up?

Joe Tessitore was born on 1st January 1971 in Schenectady, New York, the U.S.A. He was named Joseph William Tessitore t the time of his birth. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Capricorn is his star sign. He is a follower of Christianity.

Joe was born into an upper-middle-class family. The information regarding his parents is not available at the moment. He was raised up along with his two sisters, named Dana Tessitore and Lea Tessitore in his hometown. Mr. Joe has a strong bond with his two sisters and he loves them very much. 

Mr. Joe is a well-educated man. He graduated from the Boston College Carroll School of Management in 1993. He completed his college preparatory studies at Christian Brothers Academy in Albany, New York.

Joe Tessitore Wife: Who is he married to?

Joe Tessitore is a married man. He is married to his long-term girlfriend, Rebecca Tessitore whom he loves so much and admires of. However, the couple's marriage date and dating history haven't been disclosed yet.

But it's not a big deal, sooner or later Joe will surely gonna reveal that. It is mentioned Joe and Rebecca dated for a long time before tying the knot. And like everything, their marriage also took place in an intimate ceremony surrounded by their loved ones only.

The fan's favorite sportscaster is his wife's favorite person and hero too in the sense that he has been a faithful and loving husband of Rebecca. With more than two decades of their relationship, the couples never seem to behave heated arguments and we cannot hear any bad news regarding their separation and divorce. 

But exactly opposite of that, the couple is living together happily with their two children: a son named John Tessitore and a daughter named Nicolina Tessitore both of them are in their late teens and crawling toward their youthhood. John is currently a kicker at Boston College.

Joe Tessitore Net Worth & Salary

As of 2021, the net worth of Joe Tessitore is estimated to be $2.3 million. And without a doubt, he makes most of his income from his career as a sportscaster. In fact, Tessitore is one of the popular ESPN sportscasters to date and is also a sports anchorman.

Talking about ESPN, the popular sports network is known for paying a substantial amount to its sportscaster. As a regular ESPN anchor, Joe makes around $100,000 per year as his salary. However, he also brings in extra income from his work in other networks.

Also, Joe, who is known for his distinctive voice, does voice-over adding more to his account. Also, we can not forget his guest appearances on radio and television shows. 

Joe Tessitore Height and Weight

Joe Tessitore is 5 ft 9 inches tall and his body weight is around 80 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. He has a well-maintained body with definite measurements. He goes to the gym regularly to balance his body weight. 

He has got short brown hair and brown eyes that match his fair skin complexion. In fact, the 50 years old still look fresh and young on his short hair. He prefers to shave his beard every day giving a handsome and cool look. 

Facts About Joe Tessitore

  • #1He first started broadcasting boxing.
  • #2He has produced ESPN documentaries.
  • #3He has an eerie parallel to Howard Cosell.
  • #4His broadcasting career began at KXAS-TV.
  • #5He has given voice for the Fight Night's video game series.
  • #6He is a member of the National Italian American Foundation.
  • #7He doesn't like politics.
  • #8He has been named a finalist for Sports Media Person of the Year two times.
  • #9He has also served as an actor and producer.
  • #10He was the host of ESPN's live New Year's Eve special for five years.

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