Brian Kenny MLB Network Salary, Wife, Children, Age, Height, Net Worth
Who is Brian Kenny?
Brian Kenny is an American sports journalist. He works as a studio host for MLB Network as well as a boxing play-by-play commentator for Fox Sports and DAZN.
He formerly worked for ESPN, where he received three Emmy Awards and had his own program called The Brian Kenny Show on ESPN Radio. Brian also serves as the master of ceremonies for the Cooperstown, New York, Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies.
Brian Kenny Height
Kenny stands at an average height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).
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Brian Kenny Age
Kenny is currently 59 years old. He was born on October 18, 1963, in New York City, New York, USA.
Brian Kenny Education
Kenny was a student at St. John’s University from 1981-1982. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from New York Tech in 1985.
Brian Kenny Wife
Kenny is married to Nicole Jacqueline Desy. They have five children together. The couple has been together in marriage for more than ten years.
Brian Kenny Salary
Kenny earns an average salary of $98,728. He works as a studio host for MLB Network as well as a boxing play-by-play commentator for Fox Sports and DAZN.
Brian Kenny’s Net Worth
Kenny has a net worth of $3 million. He generates his income from his career as a journalist.
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Brian Kenny MLB Networks
Kenny is a host who appears in all of MLB Network’s studio programming, among them the analytics-focused panel shows MLB Now, as well as the Emmy Award-winning flagship studio show MLB Tonight and MLB Network’s special event coverage.
Additionally, he can be seen on the off-season list show Top 10 Right Now and also moderating an hour-long live panel discussion every day on MLB Now.
This live panel covers breaking news and the most recent trends in baseball from the views of baseball writers, sabermetricians, announcers, current and past players, and managers.
Kenny joined MLB Network from ESPN, where he hosted the Brian Kenny Show on ESPN Radio and Friday Night Fights on ESPN2. He also served as the anchor of SportsCenter’s 6:00 PM ET edition. Before that, he was an ESPN anchor for “Baseball Tonight,” for which he was honored with a Sports Emmy Award in 2003.
Kenny provided play-by-play commentary for ESPN’s Wednesday Night Baseball, the World Baseball Classic, and the coverage of the Cooperstown, New York, National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
In 2004, SI.com awarded Kenny “Media Personality of the Year,” and the Boxing Writers Association of America presented him with the Sam Taub Award as the best boxing broadcaster of the year in 2005.
He received 11 New York State Broadcasters Association Awards and five Associated Press Awards for Journalistic Excellence while at WTZA. Kenny worked as a news reporter and subsequently as a sports anchor at WLIG-TV in Riverhead, New York, from 1985 to 1986.
He worked as the Sports Director at WTZA-TV in Kingston, New York, for 11 years (1986-1997) before joining ESPN. He portrayed himself in the 2006 film “Rocky Balboa,” the 2007 film “Resurrecting the Champ,” and the 2017 IFC series “Brockmire.”