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Alan Kalter

Alan Kalter’s Net Worth is estimated $1- $5 million.

Alan Kalter

Alan Kalter- Biography

Alan Kalter was an American announcer who used to work for television from New York City.

Alan Kalter’sNet Worth & Salary

Alan Kalter had a successful career in which he earned a good reasonable amount of money. He had been hired as an announcer for a number of New York-based television shows.

He nearly completed 1500 episodes of the show “Late Show with David Letterman,” which was also a significant accomplishment for him.

His net worth is estimated to be between $1 and $5 million. He was one of the well-known celebrities who worked for television appearances. He had also provided voices for a number of television characters.

Alan Kalter
Alan Kalter posing with his wife. Source: wealthyspy

Alan Kalter Biography

Real Name Alan Robert Kalter
Birth Date March 21, 1943
Death October 4, 2021
Age (as of 2021) 78 Years
Birth Place New York City, USA
Nationality American
Profession Television Announcer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aries

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 187 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 63 kg  –  in Pounds –  138 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Body Type Slim


College Hobart College

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Who is his wife? Peggy Masterson
Children Two

Alan Kalter’s Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Alan Kalter was an American television announcer based in New York City. He passed away recently at the age of 78.

He was best known as the announcer for the show “Late Show with David Letterman,” a role he held from September 4, 1995, until Letterman’s retirement from the show on May 20, 2015. He also hosted the popular show “Alan Kalter’s Celebrity Interview.”

He was born on March 21, 1943, in Little Neck and Cedarhurst, New York. He was, however, born in Brooklyn. He was a teacher of English and public speaking at Baldwin High School.

He was also the Michelin Man’s official voice and later attended Hobart College in Geneva, New York. Following that, he began working on local radio stations to advance his broadcasting career.

Alan Kalter’s Professional Career

Because of his show Letterman, Kalter was dubbed “Big Red” and “TV’s Uncle Jerry.” When Bill Wendell’s replacement was announced on September 4, 1995, he began his work as the “voice” of “Late Show with David Letterman.”

He used to announce the guests at the beginning of each show and acted in his comedy sketches on a regular basis. Kalter has provided voiceovers for hundreds of national radio and television commercials.

He was also the USA Network’s lead voice. In the early 1990s, he also provided his voice for SportsChannel America promos.

He was the announcer for many New York-based television shows prior to “Late Show with David Letterman,” including The Money Maze, The $25,000 Pyramid, To Tell the Truth, and The $128,000 Question.

All of Kalter’s previous series (except The Money Maze) were recorded in the Ed Sullivan Theater, where his most recent show “Late Show with David Letterman” was produced. Kalter took over for Bill Wendell on both “Truth” and “Late Show.”

In 2003, Kalter served as the announcer for the 45th Annual Grammy Awards Ceremony, which was held in New York.

Personal History and Cause of Death

Kalter was living in Stamford, Connecticut, with his family. He had a long marriage with his wife Carol Cepler, but they soon separated and later divorced.

In 2003, he married Peggy Masterson for the second time. The couple was together for approximately 18 years.

He was on the bed with his wife Peggy and two daughters on each side of the bed when he died on October 4, 2021, at the age of 78.

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Quick Facts of Alan Kalter

  • Kalter died in Stamford Hospital on Monday, October 4, 2021. However, the cause of death has not yet been disclosed.
  • Letterman stated in his statement that he was one of television’s most brilliant announcers.
  • He went on to say that he had a wonderful voice that was goofy and eager to play various characters. He did everything with zeal and will be remembered for it.
  • His private funeral will be held in Stamford on Wednesday, and we wish the soul rest in peace.