Matt Barrie Biography (Sportman)
Matt Barrie is an Emmy Award-winning American sportscaster for ESPN’S SportsCenter since joining the network in March 2013. He is currently the host of ESPN College Football alongside analysts Joey Galloway and Jesse Palmer on the pre-show and halftime shows. Thursday prime time. Previously, Barrie worked for various channels such as WLTX-TV, KXAS, WJFW-TV and KSWO-TV. He is also a golf commentator for ESPN’s coverage of The Masters and the PGA Championship.
Born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, United States, Matt attended the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. There he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. Furthermore, he was inducted into the school’s Alumni Hall of Fame in 2020. Shortly after graduation, Barrie started his professional career as a reporter for WJFW-TV in Wausau, Wisconsin. There he served for a year and covered the story on the Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Badgers.
He later joined KSWO-TV in Lawton, Oklahoma as a sportscaster and reporter. From 2003 to 2004, he covered the Big 12 championship and BCS National Championship games. Prior to joining KXAS (NBC5) IN 2008, Matt also worked as a sportscaster for WLTX-TV in Columbia, South Carolina. During his time there, he hosted the weekly Saturday Night Blitz and co-hosted the Matt and Tim Show at 2 pm. In addition, he also anchored Friday-Monday sports broadcasts and provided live coverage of the Independence Bowl and Liberty Bowl.
On KXAS New, Barrie hosted weekend sports broadcasts, including Sunday’s Out of Bounds. He became widely known after receiving the 2010 RTDNA Edward R. Murrow National and Regional Awards. In addition, he has also won five Lonestar Emmy Awards, including Sports Reporter and Sportscast, and the NABJ “Salute to Excellence” Award. In 2013, he moved on and joined ESPN as the co-host of SportsCenter at noon ET al alongside Sage Steele. In addition, he regularly hosts SportsCenter in various locations across the country, which includes the Masters Tournament and college campuses on Saturday mornings of football season.
In 2019, Barrie’s role was expanded when he was named the Saturday college football studio host. In addition, he also calls some college football games on ESPN networks and contributes to ESPN’s XFL coverage as a play-by-play commentator.
Matt Barrie age
How old is Matt? he is around 34 years old in 2023. He was born in 1989, in Scottsdale, Arizona, United States. However, he has not revealed his actual date of birth hence it is unknown when he celebrates his birthday.
Matt Barrie Height/Weight
Barries stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches high. he weighs around 68kg and has dark brown hair and black eyes. Prior to that, he had a lean, athletic build of unknown measurements.
Matt Barrie’s Spouse
Is Matt married or dating? Yes, he is happily married to his beautiful wife Ashley Monts Barrie. The couple exchanged vows on June 26, 2019 and have been together ever since. They have not released any information about whether they have children. Furthermore, he shared some pictures on his social media account.
Matt Barrie family
Matt was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, United States to American parents. Even though he is popular, he has not shared any information about his family or siblings. Though he often shares pictures of his mother on his Instagram account.
Matt Barrie Net Worth
How much does Matt earn? He has amassed an estimated net worth of around $400,000 to $1 million dollars. He acquired his kind of wealth from his successful career as a sportscaster and reporter.
Matt Barrie Salary
Barrie has amassed a decent fortune over the years. He has an estimated salary of between $20,000 – $77,000 per annum. This is according to the current station report.