Jason Benetti Biography and Wiki
Jason Benetti is an American sportscaster for ESPN. He has served as the television play-by-play voice of the Chicago White Sox and the alternative play-by-play announcer of the Chicago Bulls for NBC Sports Chicago since 2016.
Benetti interned at the Chicago sports radio station WSCR and joined ESPN in 2011, and his broadcasting career would take him from radio to television, despite his childhood preference for radio-only broadcasting.
He replaced Ken Harrelson as the television play-by-play announcer for select Chicago White Sox home and road games beginning with the 2016 season, where he would be paired with Steve Stone. The White Sox announced in May 2017 that he would take over full-time play-by-play duties in 2019 following Harrelson’s retirement.
Benetti signed a multi-year extension with ESPN in 2020, and during that year, due to the COVID-19-induced delay of the 2020 Major League Baseball season, he called Korea Baseball Organization games remotely for the network.
Jason Benetti Age
Benetti is 38 years old as of 2021, he was born on September 9, 1983, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jason Benetti Height and Weight
Benetti stands at an average height and moderate weight. He appears to be quite tall in stature in his photos, relative to His surroundings, are anything to go by.
Jason Benetti Family
Benetti was born and brought up in the USA by his loving parents. However, he has not disclosed any further information on his family or his siblings. Jason attended Syracuse University’s S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. He holds a Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University School of law.
Jason Benetti Wife | Married
Benetti has not disclosed any information on his marital status and relationships. It is not known whether he is married or in a relationship right now. His wife and spouse will soon be updated.
Jason Benetti Salary
Benetti receives an annual salary of $75,000-$90,000 from his career as a news journalist. He has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2022.
Jason Benetti Health
While in intensive care in early childhood, Benetti developed a respiratory illness that reduced the oxygen in his blood. It is believed that this is what caused Benetti’s cerebral palsy, which was diagnosed when he was a toddler. To improve his walking ability, he underwent years of physical therapy and two surgeries.