Marv Albert Bio & Facts, Age, Height, Family, Career, Net worth, Social Media

Marv Albert
Marv Albert

Marv Albert’s Biography and wiki

Marv Albert is an award-winning American sportscaster ( born Marvin Philip Aufrichtig ). He is honored for his work as a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, he is commonly referred to as “the voice of basketball”. From 1967 to 2004, he was also known as “the voice of the New York Knicks”.

Albert’s age and birthday

The American sportscaster was born on June 12, 1941, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.

Marv’s height and weight

The news anchor has a standing height of 5 feet 6 inches and has moderate weight.

Marv Albert’s Educational background

He attended Abraham Lincoln High School before going on to attend Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communication from 1960 to 1963 and later the New York University in 1965.  He then graduated from New York University in 1965.

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Marv Albert Family

While growing up, his family members owned a grocery store named Autfrichtigs on Brighton Beach Avenue. His younger brothers, Steve Albert and Al Albert are both announcers and sports commentators. The former was the Phoenix Suns play-by-play announcer before his retirement, while the latter was the former play-by-play announcer for the New York Nest.

Marv Albert’s Wife and children

His first marriage was with Benita Oberlander in 1965. The couple had four children together, Kenny, Denise, Brian, and Jackie but they both went their separate ways in 1992 for undisclosed reasons best known to them. Heather Faulkner started dating Albert after his split with his wife and the two tied the knot on September 9, 1998, in New York.

Faulkner who was born in October 1957 was a freelance television producer for ESPN’s Outside the Lines. The two are still happily married. some of Marv Albert’s children followed in his footsteps; his first son and the most popular of Albert’s kids, Kenny Albert is also a well-known sportscaster and he currently does play-by-play for the major professional sports league in the US and Canada (NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL). He was born on February 2, 1968, and is married to Barbara Wolf. They have two daughters (Amanda and Sydney) together.

Marv Albert Career

He began his career as a ball boy for the York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. He was then an assistant for Marty Glickman. He did his first calling for the Knicks on January 27, 1963, over WCBS Radio when Glickman was on a visit to Europe. Since this breakthrough, he has been the voice of the Knicks for 35 years starting from 1967 on radio and television. He lost his job in 2004 when he openly criticized the Knicks’ poor performance on air. He had also anchored MSG’s former nightly sports news report. He also appeared on Letterman’s Late Show hosted by David Letterman, his segment was called the Albert Achievement Awards.

Marv Albert’s Net worth and salary

Albert’s net worth is $25 million and his estimated annual salary is around $2 million.

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