Who is Peter Drury?
Peter Drury is an English association football commentator. He currently works for NBC Sports as the lead (play-by-play) commentator for the American Premier League broadcast.
Drury is famous for his insightful and exceedingly literate commentary. His poetic commentary, frequently substitutes expressions like “in a trice” for common words.
Peter Drury Age
Drury is 54 years old as of 2021. He was born on September 24, 1967 in England.
Peter Drury Height
Drury stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Peter Drury Parents | Early Childhood
Drury was born and raised in the UK. His father was a Kent-based Church of England clergyman. According to Drury, Peter Jones of BBC Radio was his idol when he was a child because of his gorgeous, powerful, and poetic voice.
He was often the first person at Boothferry Park when he was 18 and used to watch Hull City games, arriving a few hours before the rest of the crowd.
Peter Drury Education
Drury attended St John’s School, Leatherhead in Surrey.
Peter Drury Wife
Drury is married to Vicky Drury. They married in 1990 and they have been together in marriage for more than 3 decades. Vicky has never appeared in public hence, not much is known about her. Peter and his wife are blessed with three children namely; Adam, Dan, and Joey.
Peter Drury’s Salary at NBC Sports
Drury earns an average salary of $225,000. He works as lead commentator for NBC Sports’ Premier League coverage in the United States.
Drury has an estimated net worth of $2.1 million. He generates his income from his career as a sports commentator.
Peter Drury Premier League
Drury is best known for his time at Premier League Productions for his commentary. Additionally, he provided freelance services to Amazon Prime Video for its coverage of the Premier League in the UK.
Drury began working for BBC Radio Leeds in March 1990, and he witnessed Leeds winning the Football League First Division for the 1991–92 season.
He joined ITV in February 1998 and his first match to commentate was a replay of an FA Cup sixth-round tie between Sheffield United and Coventry City on 17 March that year.
On June 13, 2014, at the Maracana Stadium, Drury provided commentary for the final match between Germany and Argentina in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Peter Drury New Job
Following the 2021–22 season’s end, on May 31, 2022, Drury made the announcement that he was leaving Premier League Productions but will still be commentating on the Premier League the following season after joining NBC Sports.
He replaced Arlo White who was later hired by LIV Golf to serve as their primary play-by-play announcer. Arlo is a native of Leicester and is an English sports commentator.
What was Drury famous for?
Drury has established himself as a household brand among football fans all over the world. Whenever fans hear his voice, they know what to expect. He has been reporting on some of the greatest football moments for nearly 20 years.