Kevin Burkhardt Biography
Kevin Burkhardt (born March 2, 1974) is an American sportscaster. Currently one of the play-by-play voices for Fox NFL and formerly a reporter with SportsNet New York (SNY), Burkhardt was the field reporter during New York Mets telecasts from 2007 to 2014.
He also called select Mets games during both spring training and the regular season during that time. He has been the primary studio host for Major League Baseball (MLB)telecasts on Fox and Fox Sports 1since the 2015 season.
Kevin Burkhardt Age
Burkhardt was born on March 2, 1974, in Bloomfield, New Jersey. He is 45 years old as of 2019.
Kevin Burkhardt Family
He has not revealed the information about his family but the information is under review.
Kevin Burkhardt Education
A 1997 graduate of William Paterson University, Burkhardt took his degree in broadcasting to radio station WGHT in Northern New Jersey, spending eight years working for the station, covering events including high school football. WGHT radio is known for giving many broadcasters a break.
Kevin Burkhardt Relationship | Marriage | Children
The handsome hunk, Kevin is a married man and a father of a young son. Additionally, Kevin married his sweetheart Rachel Burkhardt a long time ago.
Although their marriage details are still to be found, it is well known that they are enjoying their relationship.
Kevin Burkhardt Career
Burkhardt also worked at Jukebox Radio under the supervision of Joe Nolan, broadcasting New Jersey Jackals minor league games for WJUX, owned by Jerry Turro. Burkhardt worked as a sales associate at Pine Belt Chevrolet Eatontown, New Jersey while working as a freelancer early in his career.
From WGHT, Burkhardt got a part-time job working at WFAN, doing freelance work and eventually becoming the station’s full-time New York Jets reporter.
During this time, he was a regular on Out of Bounds for Philadelphia’s CN8, did sports reporting for Time Warner Cable, and on sports reports for WCBS 880.
Burkhardt joined the Mets broadcast team at the beginning of the 2007 season, replacing Chris Cotter. Burkhardt interviewed for the SNY job but never thought he would be hired.
On SNY he has appeared on shows such as Mets Hot Stove, Mets Pre-Game Live, Mets Post-Game Live, and Mets Year in Review. Burkhardt left SNY at the end of the 2014 season for a full-time job at Fox.
Burkhardt was also the play-by-play voice for Dallas Cowboys games on Compass Media Networks since the inauguration of its America’s Team Radio Network in 2011 until 2013, when he joined the NFL on Fox and was replaced by Kevin Ray.
He teamed with Danny White on the broadcasts. He also called college football games for the network.
In 2013, Burkhardt began calling games for NFL on Fox, teaming with John Lynch and Erin Andrews as the network’s #4 announce team. This crew also called the divisional playoff game between the Saints and Seahawks on January 11, 2014.
He also did fill-in work for Major League Baseball on Fox in 2012 and 2013, and in 2014 was named as pre-game host for MLB coverage on Fox and Fox Sports 1.
On April 24, 2014, it was reported that Burkhardt had agreed to a three-year contract with Fox beginning in 2015. He will also join the Fox College Hoops team.
Kevin Burkhardt Net Worth
The American sportscaster/anchor Kevin Burkhardt has an estimated net worth of six digit figure. As of 2019, the reporter receives an annual salary in the range of $43,618-$46,850 from his successful reporting career with Fox NFL, excluding bonuses and incentives.