Net Worth: $20 million
Source of Wealth: television
Born: March 22, 1952 in Queens, New York
Bob Costas’ career as a broadcaster began at KMOX radio in St. Louis, where he announced for the Spirits of St. Louis of the American Basketball Association (ABA). He also worked for CBS Sports as a regional NBA and NFL announcer from 1976 to 1979.
National Basketball Association
Costas joined NBC in the 1980. He has covered the Major League Baseball (MLB), National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Football League (NFL).
He has also hosted the Kentucky Derby, U.S. Open golf tournament, and 2010 NHL Winter Classic.
Costas has covered many Olympics for NBC including the Olympics in Vancouver in 2010, Beijing in 2008, Torino in 2006, Athens in 2004, Salt Lake City in 2002, Sydney in 2000, Atlanta in 1996, and Barcelona in 1992.
He hosted the radio programs Costas Coast to Coast and Costas on the Radio
Since October 2011, Costas is a correspondent for Rock Center with Brian Williams.
In 2001, he was hired by HBO to host On the Record with Bob Costas. Costas left HBO to sign with MLB Network in February 2009.
How much money does Bob Costas make?
Costas reportedly earns a $5 million annual salary with NBC. Why so much? Because he can and has covered virtually every sport, from basketball to baseball to golf.