Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth and Salary

Sportscaster Writer

Jack Whitaker

Jack Whitaker’s net worth is $500 thousand.


Jack Whitaker

Who is Jack Whitaker?

All sports fans will remember August 18 as a sad day since the community lost one of its most beloved sportscasters, Jack Whitaker. Jack Whitaker was the only living play-by-play announcer from the first 21 Super Bowls, and he will be sorely missed. Since the passing of Frank Gifford on August 9, 2015, he was also the only living television broadcaster from the first seven seasons of Super Bowls.

Jack Whitaker – Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Jack Whitaker died at the age of 45, having been born on May 18, 1924.

His race was Caucasian and his nationality was American.

Taurus was his zodiac sign. He married three times during his lifetime.

Jack, the famed sportscaster, and World War II veteran died peacefully in his sleep on August 18, 2019, in Devon, Pennsylvania.

At the time of his death, he was 95 years old. Natural causes are said to have been the reason for his death.

He was born and reared in the city of Philadelphia. Information about his family and siblings is being investigated.

He completed his secondary school education at Northeast Catholic High School before enrolling at Saint Joseph’s University in 1947.

Net Worth of Jack Whitaker? Salary, Earning

Before his death in 2019, Jack Whitaker’s net worth was estimated to be $500 thousand.

Facts of Jack Whitaker

Real Name John Francis Whitaker
Birthday May 18, 1924
Birthplace Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Sportscaster & Writer
Parents Unknown
Dating/Girlfriend No
Married/Wife Patricia Whitaker (2005-2019)

Nancy Chaffee (1991-2002)

Bertha Raring Whitaker (1950-1990)

Sibling Unknown
Income Under Review
Net Worth $500 thousand

Jack Whitaker- Relationship, Married Life, Boyfriend/ Girlfriend

Patricia Whitaker is his wife. Prior to Patricia, he married Nancy Chaffee, a tennis star, in 1991, and she died in 2002.

Furthermore, prior to Nancy, he was married to Bertha Raring Whitaker in 1950 before divorcing in 1990.

Marybeth Helgevold, Ann Hanan, Gerry Whitaker, Jack Whitaker III, Kevin Whitaker, and Geoffrey Whitaker are his children from his marriage.

Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Colour

There is no information about Jack Whitakers’ height, weight, or size available.

Professional Career

Whitaker started working for CBS Sports in 1961 and stayed for more than two decades.

The Sportscaster will be recognized for his golf and horse racing coverage.

He covered four major golf tournaments, the inaugural Super Bowl, boxing, and the National Soccer League in 1967, among other sports.

He also presented the CBS network’s pre-game show, NFL Today.

Jack Whitaker
Jack Whitaker as a sportscaster. Source: CNN

In addition, he became well-known for his pre-game and post-game essays at major athletic events.

Unfortunately, he was banned for five years from covering the Master’s golf tournament for CBS.

Jack joined ABC in 1982 as a news and sports reporter.

After reporting for ABC’s World Night Tonight, Nightline, and 20/20, he left the network in 2004 and later retired from television.

Social Media Status

He is not found on social media.

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Quick Facts of Jack Whitaker

  • Jack was the only living play-by-play announcer from the first 21 Super Bowls.
  • The Sportscaster is recognized for his golf and horse racing coverage.
  • Jack joined ABC in 1982 as a news and sports reporter.
  • He covered four major golf tournaments, the inaugural Super Bowl, boxing, and the National Soccer League.
  • Before his death in 2019, Whitaker’s net worth was estimated to be $500 thousand.