Facts of Gary Bender
|Full Name:||Gary Bender|
|Age:||79 years 9 months|
|Birth Date:||September 01, 1940|
|Birth Place:||Kansas, USA|
|Education:||Wichita State University|
|Eye Color:||Hazel Blue|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Capricorn|
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Relationship Statistics of Gary Bender
|What is Gary Bender marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|How many children does Gary Bender have ? (name):||Two (Trey Bender, Brett Bender)|
|Is Gary Bender having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Gary Bender gay ?:||No|
|Who is Gary Bender wife ? (name):||Linda Bender|
More about the relationship
Gary Bender has kept his personal life away from the media. He is married to Linda Bender for a long time. Their marriage date is unknown. The couple has two children together named Trey Bender and Brett Bender.
Gary and Linda have been married for a long time now and their relationship is going very well.
Who is Gary Bender?
Gary Bender is a retired American sportscaster. He worked for Fox Sports Arizona network for 18 years. Gary officially retired, April 13, 2011, after calling the NBA’s Phoenix Suns games.
He also worked with CBS Sports and ABC Sports.
Gary Bender: Birth, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education
Talking about his early life, he was born on September 1, 1940, in Norton, Kansas, USA. There is no information about his father and mother. He spent his childhood and early life in a nearby town of Ulysses, Kansas.
He prefers people focusing on his work rather than his personal life. His nationality is American and he is of Caucasian ethnicity.
Gary completed his education from Ulysses High School in 1958. After that, he attended Wichita State University. From there, he graduated with a journalism degree in 1962.
He then graduated from the University of Kansas with a master’s degree in 1964.
Gary Bender: Professional Life, Career
Gary Bender began his broadcasting career as a game announcer at Hutchinson Community College. In the 1960s, he did the same job at the University of Kansas‘ football and basketball programs.
After that, he worked as a broadcaster in Wisconsin for two years. In 1975, he joined CBS Sports. He then worked as CBS’ first play-by-play announcer for the network’s coverage of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament.
Gary left CBS in 1987 to join ABC Sports.
As an ABC’s announcer, he did play-by-play for the American League Championship Series in 1988. He left ABC in 1992. After that, he called NFL games for TNT from 1992 to 1994. Gary worked 18 years as the television play-by-play announcer on Fox Sports Net.
Gary worked 18 years as the television play-by-play announcer on Fox Sports Net.
After calling the NBA’s Phoenix Suns games on April 13, 2011, he officially retired. Gary co-wrote the biography Call of the Game with Michael Johnson.
Net Worth and Salary
This former reporter’s net worth was estimated at around $6 million.
As per the records, a sportscaster’s average salary is between $18k-$75k per year.
Gary Bender’s Rumors, Controversy
Currently, there are no rumors of him being in any affairs. Also, there are no rumors regarding his professional life. He has not been in any controversy till now.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
Moving towards his body measurements, Gary Bender’s height, weight, and other body measurements are unavailable.
His eye color is hazel blue and hair color is blond.
Social Media Profiles
One of the popular American sportscasters, Gary is not active in any sort of social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.