A well-known name of broadcasting world, Merton Laverne Lundquist, Jr. professionally known as “Verne Lundquist” is an American sportscaster. Verne Lundquist is best known for his work experience with CBS sports.
Verne Lundquist Facts
Name: Verne Lundquist
Birthday: 17th July, 1940
Address: Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America
Height: 5 feet 9 inches
Children: Vaughn Mathew Lundquist
Wife: Nancy Lundquist
College/University: Austin High School
Net worth: N/A
Verne Lundquist family and personal life
A popular sportscaster, Verne Lundquist puts his first step in this world on 17th July, 1940 in Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America. He carries an American nationality and belongs to white ethnical background. Regarding his education, he completed his high school graduation from ‘Austin High School’ based in Austin, Texas.
Moving towards his personal life, the renowned sportscaster Verne Lundquist got married three times in his life. At first, he got married to the beautiful lady named Patricia Lundquist in 1967. He shared lovely moment with his wife Patricia for five years until he got separated with Patricia by taking divorce. In 1972, he got married to Kathy Vernon. This time, Verne hold on his marital relation for eight years. He ended his marital relation with Kathy in 1980. After two years of separation with Kathy, he tied knot in a marital relationship with Nancy Lundquist in 1982. Till date, there is no news published about Verne Lundquist going through divorce and separation with his lovely wife, Nancy. He has a child named ‘Vaughn Mathew Lundquist’ from being in a marital relation with Nancy. At the present time, the renowned sportscaster Verne Lundquist is living blissful moment with his wife and children.
Verne Lundquist, 75 years old famous sportscaster is blessed with strong media personality. He has a strong command of presenting news show. His charming personality and strong way of presenting sports news has made him one of the popular faces of American broadcasting world. Verne still looks energetic and passionate towards his work. It looks like he is not tired of working so many years as sportscaster. Verne stands with the height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Verne Lundquist Career Growth
Verne Lundquist initiated his broadcasting career working as a sports anchor at ‘WFAA’ and ‘KTBC’. He also worked as radio anchor at the same time. In the year 1967, he became associated with ‘Cowboys Radio Network’. Verne, in 1974 officially appointed by ABC Sports to work as a sports anchor. After working for seven years in the network, he started working at CBS network in 1982. He served at CBS for thirteen years. In 1995, he worked for TNT Cable. However, after serving three years at TNT he returned back to CBS. Verne Lundquist came at the media attention in 1970 when he started working as a commentator for sports show called ‘Bowling for Dollars’. The show was broadcasted on ABC station at WFAA-TV. At the present time, he is working for CBS network. While working for the network, he has covered many sports events like ‘PGA Tour’, ‘CBS, NBA games and TNT’s sport event Sunday Night Football’.
Verne Lundquist Net Worth
From being associated with so many broadcasting networks, Verne Lundquist might have earned considerable amount of net worth and property. However, any information regarding his true net worth figure and value is still yet to get publish in media and public. Verne has neither mentioned his current salary amount.
Verne Lundquist Achievement and Contributions
Verne Lundquist was inducted into ‘Sun Bowl Hall of Fame’ at 2005 Sun Bowl. He was named Texas Sportscaster of the Year by ‘National Sportscaster and Sportswriters Association’ for consecutive eight years from 1977 to 1983. Lundquist also serves as ‘Board of Director’ at summer chamber music festival ‘Strings Music Festival’. For more information and news, his fans and followers can follow his twitter account @VerneLundquist3.