Dave Baker ESPN, WKYT, Net Worth, Salary, Bio, Age, Parents, Wife, Career

Dave Baker Biography

Dave Baker is a well known  American journalist famous for being a sports media personality. He is a member of the SEC’s basketball television crew, calling matches for ESPN and SEC Network for both men’s and women’s teams.

Since he began providing play-by-play for SEC basketball games in 1991, he has established himself as a mainstay on the league. He also works for WKYT since 1982 as a sports anchor, reporter and account executive .

Dave Baker Net Worth

Dave Baker has an estimated net worth of $1 Million. His job career as a sports media personality has earned him a decent fortune. Having worked in the industry for quite some time.

Dave Baker Salary

Baker receives a respectable wage from working as a sports media personality. He receives an average annual salary of $80 thousand which translates to a monthly salary of $5,333.33.

Year 2023 2024
Dave Baker Salary $80 thousand $90 thousand
Dave Baker Net Worth  $1 Million   $1.5 Million

Dave Baker  Age

Details about his exact age are not publicly known. Hence, making it difficult to know when he was born and when he celebrates his birthday. We will update Baker’s age as soon as we have them from a credible source.

Dave Baker Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Baker stands proudly at a height of 5 feet 6 inches , he exhibits an exquisite balance in his physique. Weighing approximately 76kg (167lbs), his body measurements are an enviable 34-28-38 centimeters.

Dave Baker Parents

Baker was born to his parents in the United States of America. We tried to learn more about his family, but were unsuccessful because no such information is available in the public.

Therefore, it is still unknown who his parents are. Furthermore, it is unknown if he has any siblings. Once the information is available, we will update this section.

Dave Baker Wife

Baker is a married man, but he is very secretive when it comes to his personal life. There is no information about the identity of his wife as he prefers to keep off the public eye. It is also not known whether they have children or not. However, the information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Dave Baker Education

In 1978, Baker accomplished a significant milestone by earning his high school diploma, marking the completion of his secondary education. This achievement was a testament to his dedication and hard work during his formative years.

In recognition of his outstanding achievements and contributions, Baker’s alma mater, Franklin High School, honored him by inducting him into the Franklin High School Hall of Fame in 2005. This prestigious accolade served as a testament to his excellence and served to inspire current and future students at the institution.

Following his high school success, Baker embarked on a new chapter in his academic journey. In 1982, he successfully attained his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown College, located in the charming city of Georgetown, Kentucky. This marked a significant step in his educational path, demonstrating his commitment to higher learning and personal growth.

Dave Baker Career


Since 1982, Dave has worked at WKYT as a sports news anchor, reporter, and account executive. Dave appears on-air throughout the news, sports, and special events programming on WKYT in addition to hosting a number of events for the University of Kentucky and the SEC.

He has been working on the Southeastern Conference broadcast for more than 20 years. He appears in SEC Network and SEC Network + broadcasts of SEC basketball games.

Twice, he was featured in Turner Sports’ “TeamCasts” for The Final Four. He led the Cats to five Final Fours and three National Championships while at WKYT, in 1996, 1998, and 2012.


In 1993, he began hosting events for the SEC’s syndicated broadcast package. He was responsible for running the “SEC Football Today” pre-game show and sideline reporting for the broadcast of the game.

He served as the play-by-play announcer for the SEC Basketball games broadcast on Raycom Sports throughout the winter and served as the sideline reporter for the SEC Tournament, which included the Friday night in March 2008 when a tornado struck the Georgia Dome.

He and other members of the broadcast crew were responsible for educating and comforting the agitated viewers at home and in The Georgia Dome during one of the most bizarre sporting events in SEC history while the match was in progress.

The ongoing ESPN “30 for 30” special “Miracle 3” focused on the game. He presided over “SEC Tailgate” on the CBS College Sports Network for two seasons. He continued to support Raycom’s “Football Saturdays” program throughout the summer as well. Dave has been devoted and active for a while.




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