Jim Nantz has a massive amount of $15 million whereas his average annual salary is $7 million including bonuses. He earned as a sportscaster and anchor.
He has been covering virtually every sport for the CBS Television Network since 1985. He is known as the anchor of CBS’s golf coverage, including the Masters and the PGA Championship.
Let’s look at some information about Jim Natz's source of income and lifestyle.
Earnings from CBS Sports
Nantz earns a net salary of $5 million yearly from CBC Sports. He started working for CBS in 1985 as a studio host for the network’s college football and basketball coverage. Then he served as an on-course reporter for PGA Tour golf and NFL game on Westwood One.
From 1988 to 1990, he shifts to television where he works in Sunday Night Football games. In that duration, he also served as an anchored for CBS’ coverage of the Master's Tournament in 1989.
In his career phase, he has worked with many high paid broadcasts such as Billy Packer, Clark Kellogg, Steve Kerr, Greg Anthony, Bill Raftery, and Grant Hill.
Work As Play-by-Play Announcer
Emmy Award-winner, Jim joined ‘The NFL Today’ in 1998 and worked till 2003. After a year, he became a play-by-play announcer with Phil Simms. Later, he called the play-by-play of Super Bowl XLI and NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Game in 2007 along with Curt Gowdy, Kevin Harlan, and Dick Enberg.
He hosted coverage of The Masters from Butler Cabin, Super Bowl XLVII, and Thursday Night Football. In 2017, he served as a color commentator for CBS’ NFL telecast.
Appearances On Series
He made his first appearance from the film ‘Tin Cup’ in 1996. After that he was shown in numerous television series such as Arliss, Yes, Dear, Criminal Minds, and How I Met Your Mother. Again, he starred in the short-lived series ‘Clubhouse’.
Commentary On The Video Games
Nantz a quite good sum of amount as a commenter on game series. He began from the 1999 PC golf game called Jack Nicklaus 6: Golden Bear Challenge. He provided commentary for Golden Tee Golf, Madden NFL series which are also video games.
Business of Wine
Apart from making income from television, he also adds a decent amount through business. He is a partner of wine producer Peter Deutsch since 2009. In 2012, the partners launch their private wine label ‘The Calling’ with its first vintage’. The name of the wine was a reference to Jim’s calling to Masters Tournament.
Luxurious House of $22.75 million
Jim Nantz has purchased his dream mansion in Pebble Beach for which he dropped $22.7 million.
According to Zillow, the 5, 156 square-foot houses built on 1.52 acres has four bedrooms and six bathrooms. Most to mention, he has made an 18th hole backyard where he plays golf with his colleagues.
When he was getting divorced from his ex-wife Ann-Lorraine in 2009. The court requires him to pay $916,000 per year as child support and alimony to then-wife and daughter Caroline. Nantz paid $72,000 a month and $1,000 as child support until his second marriage with Courtney Richards.
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