Debbie Antonelli ESPN Net Worth, Salary, Bio, Age, Parents, Husband, Career

Debbie Antonelli Biography

Debbie Antonelli is an American journalist famous for being a sports media personality. She has been a national basketball analyst for Westwood One, FOX, CBS, Big Ten Network and ESPN since December 1988 in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.

She also broadcasts WNBA games on NBATV and ESPN and she has been the Indiana Fever’s primary play-by-play announcer since 1996.

Debbie Antonelli Net Worth

Antonelli  has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Her job career as a sports media personality has earned her a decent fortune. Having worked in the industry for quite some time.

Debbie Antonelli Salary

Antonelli  receives a respectable wage from working as a sports media personality. She receives an average annual salary of $110 thousand which translates to a monthly salary of $9,166.66.

Year 2023 2024
Debbie Antonelli Salary $110  thousand $120 thousand
Debbie Antonelli  Net Worth  $2 million $2.5 million

Debbie Antonelli Age

Deborah Antonelli was born on September 1, 1964 in Fayetteville, North Carolina. As of 2023 she is 59 years old.

Debbie Antonelli Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Antonelli stands proudly at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 meters or 165 centimeters), she exhibits an exquisite balance in her physique. Weighing approximately 55 kg (121 lbs), her body measurements are an enviable.

She has kept up a lovely physical shape that is currently visible on websites all over the internet. However, neither her physical characteristics nor shoe size are known.

Debbie Antonelli Parents

Antonelli was born and raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA by her parents. We tried to learn more about her family, but were unsuccessful because no such information is available in the public. Therefore, it is still unknown who her parents are. Furthermore, it is unknown if she has any siblings. Once the information is available, we will update this section.

Debbie Antonelli Husband

Antonelli is happily married to her affectionate and remarkably good-looking husband named Frank. The two of them took the significant step of tying the knot back in the year 1992, marking the beginning of their lifelong journey together. Currently, the couple calls the beautiful state of South Carolina their home, where they have built a life filled with love, laughter, and countless cherished memories.

Debbie Antonelli Kids

The couple is truly blessed to have a wonderful family, consisting of their three loving children named Frankie, Patrick and Joey.  Each child brings their unique personality and talents, further enriching the family’s life with their individual passions and dreams.

In addition to their roles as loving parents, Antonelli and Frank are actively engaged in their local community during the off-season. Antonelli, leveraging her extensive basketball expertise, passionately provides basketball camps and clinics for the local youth. Her dedication to nurturing the next generation’s basketball talents and helping them realize their full potential is truly commendable.

Moreover, the Antonelli family is deeply committed to the cause of ending bullying in schools. They have established the “Frankie and Friends” foundation, an organization with a primary mission to combat and prevent bullying within the school system. Through educational programs, awareness campaigns, and support initiatives, they aim to create a safer and more inclusive environment for students, fostering kindness, empathy, and understanding.

Debbie Antonelli Education

After attending Ohio Campus, Antonelli graduated with a master’s in sports administration. She worked as the women’s basketball student assistant coach while attending Ohio. After earning her master’s degree from Ohio, Antonelli worked as the director of marketing at the University of Kentucky for four years before taking the same position at Ohio State University.

Debbie Antonelli Career

Debbie Antonelli has had a significant impact on women’s college basketball as a player, marketing executive, and broadcaster. She has also worked as an analyst for ESPN, covering games on the ACC Network, Longhorn Network, and SEC Network.

In addition to being an analyst for the Indiana Fever since the WNBA began in 1997, she has called games for CBS, Fox Sports Net, Big Ten Network, NBATV, Westwood One, and other networks over the course of her 29-year announcing career. When Antonelli worked on first-round games in 2017, she made history as the first woman to announce an NCAA men’s basketball tournament game in almost 22 years.

She secured local television coverage of women’s basketball games while serving as the Buckeyes’ director of marketing, and she also served as the play-by-play announcer for five years.

Antonelli is the spokesperson for the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame and a longtime member of the Board of Directors. She received the 2007 Mel Greenberg Award, which is given by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) to the professional who has best demonstrated dedication to advancing the role of the media in promoting women’s basketball. She was chosen by Coach Yow to carry out her plans for the fund as a lifetime member of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund Board of Directors.



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