Who is Sean McDonough? Bio, Age, Net Worth, Relationship, Height, Ethnicity

One of the most talented American sports television announcers is Sean McDonough.

With the exception of the years 1996 to 1999, when he worked solely for CBS, he has been with the network since 1989 and is currently a top play-by-play commentator for ESPN’s college football and college basketball events.

The sports guru has been providing ESPN networks with baseball, college basketball, college football, NBA, NHL, and NCAA announcements since 2000. Additionally, he provided commentary for ESPN’s coverage of the U.S. Open and British Open golf tournaments and called the play-by-play for the Big East record-setting game between UConn and Syracuse, which lasted up to 3 hours, and 46 minutes.

Sean McDonough: Early Life, Age, Wiki, Parents, Ethnicity

On May 13, 1962, in Boston, Massachusetts, Sean McDonough was born in the United States.

He is the son of The Boston Globe’s longtime sportswriter Will McDonough. Will was born in 1935 and passed away in Boston, Massachusetts, where he was born, from a heart attack in 2003.

Ryan (born 1979) and Terry (born 1965), Sean’s brothers, also have distinguished careers in professional athletics.

For the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals, Terry is the vice president of player personnel, and Ryan is the general manager of the NBA’s Phoenix Sun.

The three McDonough brothers were the subject of an HBO Real Sports profile back in September 2017. In reference to his entire family, Sean once told the Arizona Republic, “We live and die with each other’s accomplishments.”

Sean also has two more sisters: Cara McDonough, an executive for Under Armour, was born in 1982, and Erin McDonough, a senior vice president in the medical industry, was born in 1964.

After winning the right to have exclusive custody of his three eldest children, Sean, Erin, and Terry, from his first marriage to Wilma, in 1974, their father, Will, remarried Denise, Cara’s mother, and Ryan’s mother.


In 1984, Sean McDonough received a cum laude degree from Syracuse University. He started his sports broadcasting career as a student at the university’s non-commercial radio station, where he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2014.

Net Worth

Sean McDonough’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million according to the Celebrity Net Worth statistics from May 2016.

Additionally, Sean had advertised his opulent ranch property in Scottsdale, Arizona, for $2.5 million when realtor.com last reported it on November 21, 2019.

When Sean and his two brothers, Ryan and Terry, reached adulthood in the past, they all bought homes and made their homes in the Greater Phoenix area.

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