Verne Lundquist

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Sports Caster (1940)
Mon Oct 12 2020
By   Bishal

Quick Timeline Of Verne Lundquist

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Wife : Nancy Lundquist
Verne Lundquist Married To Nancy Lundquist In 1982

How often you watch a sports channel? What are your favorite sports to play and watch? This next personality is one of the legendary, Sports commentators of all time. His name is Verne Lundquist, one of the oldest sportscasters and one of the respected one. His legendary call Yes Sir! is one of the famous calls in the history of commentary.

The sportscaster hall of Famer, Verne has worked on numerous channels throughout his career. He has previously worked for TNT, WFFA, ABC Sports, and is a member of the Board of Regents. Currently, he is a sportscaster for CBS.

Married life with a wife, Nancy Webb

The eighty years old, sportscaster, Verne is a married man. He exchanged his wedding vows with his wife, Nancy Webb. The pair started dating back in 1981. Within a year of a romance, they accepted one another as husband and wife and walk-in aisle on 8th April 1982. 

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Image: Verne Lundquist with his wife, Nancy Webb. Source: Zimbio

Mr. and Mrs. Lundquist are now happily married for almost four decades, Thirty-eight years inexact. Both of them have enjoyed one another's companionship in these years and are still enjoying it. During this long marital life, they are blessed with one son, Von Matthew Landquist. He is now a grown man and is pursuing his career.

Previous failed marriages

Legendary, Verne is married thrice times till today. Before marrying, Nancy, he has encountered two failed marriages. His first marriage took place with his girlfriend, Patricia Lundquist back on 24th June 1967. However, the relation lasted for only four years and on 23rd July 1971, the pair got divorced in a mutual understanding.

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Image: Young Verne Lundquist ready for live commentatory. Source: WBUR

Similarly, his second marriage with the beautiful bride, Kathy Vernon took place after a year of his first divorce which is on 10th March of 1972. The couple enjoyed eight years of togetherness and later got separated on 26th November 1980. Further, Verne is still close with his two ex-wives despite the separations.

Net worth

Verne is undoubtedly one of the experienced sportscasters at the current time. He has more than five decades-long experience in this field. So, from which he has earned both name and fame. As of 2020, his net worth is approximately $2.5 Million

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Image: Verne Lundquist during his final SEC broadcast. Source: awful announcing

Furthermore, his estimated annual income is somewhere between $90,000 to $150,000 at the moment. As of now, he enjoys his retired life with his wife in his luxurious mansion in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Moreover, Howard Eskin is also an experienced American sportscaster.

Bio

Lundquist was born on 17th July 1940 in Duluth, Minnesota, United States. His full name is Merton Laverne Verne Lundquist Jr. His father was a pastor and President of the Augustana Lutheran Church.

Moreover, he graduated from Texas Lutheran University in 1962. He started his broadcasting career as a sports commentator from the WFAA in Dallas.

 

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