James Brown Biography
James Brown is an American Emmy-award-winning sportscaster, host, author, and special correspondent for CBS News where he contributes and appears on various CBS News broadcasts. Brown began his assignment in March 2012 on “CBS This Morning: Saturday”.
Since February 2006, James has served as host for the CBS Television Network’s NFL pre-game show, “The NFL Today,” and had served as play-by-play announcer for the Network’s coverage of college basketball, including the NCAA Tournament.
James Brown’s Age and Birthday
James is 71 years old as of 2023. He was born on 25 February 1951 in North Michigan Park, Washington, D.C., United States. James celebrates his birthday on 25 February every year.
James Brown Height and Weight
Brown stands at a height of 6 feet and 5 inches tall. He has an average weight of around 75 kilograms. However, his body measurements have not yet been made public. We will update this section when the information becomes available.
James Brown’s Family, Parents, and Siblings
James was born and raised by his parents in North Michigan Park, Washington, D.C., United States. He is the son of John and Mary Ann Brown. His mother died in June 2006 at the age of 72 years after a long battle with cancer. He was raised in a family of four sons and a daughter.
James Brown Husband
Brown is happily married to his lovely wife Dorothy Brown in 1996. Together they are blessed with a beautiful daughter named Katrina Brown. He resides in Maryland with his family.
James Brown Education
Brown attended high school at DeMatha Catholic school. Later, he graduated from Harvard with a degree in American Government. A standout on the basketball court, he received All-Ivy League honors in his last three seasons at Harvard University and captained the team in his senior.
James Brown Career
James is a special correspondent for CBS News where he contributes and appears on various CBS News broadcasts. Brown began his assignment in March 2012 on “CBS This Morning: Saturday”.Since February 2006, James Brown has served as host for the CBS Television Network’s NFL pre-game show, “The NFL Today,” and had served as play-by-play announcer for the Network’s coverage of college basketball, including the NCAA Tournament. He has also hosted the Network’s Super Bowl pre-game show for its coverage of Super Bowl XLIV and for Super Bowl XLI in Miami.
In addition, Brown hosts “Inside the NFL” alongside analysts Phil Simms, Cris Collinsworth, and Warren Sapp. “Inside the NFL” debuted in 2008 on Showtime. In its first year on Showtime, “Inside the NFL” won the Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Studio Show-Weekly. Brown also hosted the Pacquiao and Mosley fight for Showtime Pay-per-view.
Brown served as host of “FOX NFL Sunday” for 12 years prior to returning to CBS Sports. He joined FOX Sports in June 1994 after a decade with CBS Sports. Brown hosted a two-hour radio show called “Hang Time with James Brown,” and also wrote daily commentaries for Sporting News Radio. He also served as a reporter and correspondent for HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” and, for 12 years, hosted Championship Boxing matches for HBO. Brown first joined CBS Sports in 1984, where he was part of the network’s broadcast team for its NFL coverage and college basketball coverage as well as a reporter for the NBA Finals.
Furthermore, he also was the host of an afternoon show, the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France. While at CBS he was also the co-host of “CBS Sports Saturday and Sunday,” a weekend anthology series. His sportscasting career began in Washington, D.C. as a play-by-play announcer for the NBA Washington Bullets for Home Team Sports and served as an analyst for black college basketball on BET. Early in his career, he hosted a mid-day program on WTEM, an all-sports radio station, co-hosted two weekly Washington-area sports programs, was a sports anchor for WUSA-TV for six years, and hosted “James Brown’s Pro Football Preview” for SportsFan Radio.
He is a co-founder and principal of the Brown Technology Group, a certified minority-owned and operated information technology company, and is a founding partner of the Washington Nationals. Brown serves as AARP’s Community Ambassador. He also is an executive producer of the documentary “For Aaron,” from JTwoFilms, which won Best Documentary at the Puerto Rico International Film Festival and the Indie Gathering Film Festival. Additionally, Brown has worked on behalf of Darrell Green’s Youth Life Foundation, the Niemann Pick Disease Foundation, the Marrow Foundation, The HollyRod Foundation, and Special Olympics D.C., among numerous other charities and foundations.
James Brown’s Net worth and Salary
Brown has an estimated net worth of around $ 16 million dollars. He also receives an average salary of $ 3 million per year. His primary source is his career as a journalist.
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