Bob Costas

Bob Costas

Mar. 22nd, 1952
Born in
Queens, New York, USA
5' 7"

Bob Costas' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Sunday Night Football TV Show
Sunday Night Football
Inside the NFL TV Show
Inside the NFL
Later with Bob Costas TV Show
Later with Bob Costas
Beyond the Glory TV Show
Beyond the Glory
Costas Now TV Show
Costas Now
On the Record with Bob Costas TV Show
On the Record with Bob Costas

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


TV sportscaster known as a smart interviewer with encyclopedic knowledge and a devilish sense of humor.

  • Ranked #6 by the American Sportscasters Association in its list of the Top 50 Sportscasters of All-Time (January 2009).
  • The first time he visited baseball legend Stan Musial's St. Louis eatery, left a $3.31 tip in homage to the Cardinal great's lifetime batting average (.331).
  • Children: Keith (b. 1986) and Taylor (b. 1989).
  • Costas has won four National Sportcaster of the Year awards (from the National Sportcaster and Sportswriter Association) and three Emmy Awards for outstanding sports announcing.
  • NBC sportscaster (1980- ).
  • Is of Greek and Irish heritage.
  • First full-time sportscasting job came at age 22 with the American Basketball Association's Spirits of St. Louis, calling games on radio station KMOX.
  • Carries a 'Mickey Mantle' (qv) baseball card in his wallet.

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