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Kenny Mayne Net Worth

Kenny Mayne Net Worth is
$8 Million

Kenny Mayne's salary
$3 Million

Kenny Mayne Biography

Kenneth Wheelock Mayne was born on the 1st September 1959, in Kent, Washington State USA, and is a sports journalist who works for ESPN, and currently is the host of the show “Kenny Mayne’s Wider World of Sports”, and is also present in the “Sunday NFL Countdown”, in his own segment “Mayne Event”. His career started in the early 1980s.

Have you ever wondered how rich Kenny Mayne is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Mayne’s net worth is as high as $8 million, earned though his successful career as a sports journalist; his annual salary is said to total $3 million.

Kenny Mayne Net Worth $8 Million

Kenny hails from Federal Way, Washington and went to Wenatchee Valley College, where he played as a quarterback for the college American Football team. He received All-American honorable mention. After that he enrolled at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and graduated with a degree in broadcasting. He also played as quarterback for the university’s team, but was a substitute for the future NFL star Randall Cunningham.

After his graduation, Kenny decided to pursue a career in NFL and signed as a free agent for the Seattle Seahawks, however, his career was brief and far from successful. Instead he found a job at the KLVX-TV in Las Vegas, Nevada as a reporter, and then worked seven years for KSTW-TV in Seattle, Washington. Little by little his career progressed and he became weekend sports anchor and weekday news reporter. However, his ambitions became far greater than the local television could offer him, and in 1989 he left the station.

In 1994 he was hired by the ESPN, in the beginning serving as the anchor for SportSmash on ESPN2, and soon started working as an anchor for the weekend showcase of the RPM 2Night, holding that positon from 1995 until 1997. After that, Kenny started working as co-anchor of the 11PM SPortsCenter, alongside Dan Patrick. Just two years later, he left the show and began working on various late night shows, including the game show “2 Minute Drill”. Little by little Kenny’s role on ESPN increased, and from 2011 until 2013 he was the host of the show “Kenny Mayne’s Wider World of Sports”, in which Kenny travels around the world and participates in numerous sporting events, such as the King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament, Palio de Siena horse race, and canal jumping among many others. The success of the show only increased Kenny’s net worth. Starting in 2013, he returned to SportsCenter, which also improved his wealth.

Apart from his work on television as a host, Kenny has also featured in the reality show “Dancing with the Stars” in 2006, but was first to be eliminated with his partner Andrea Hale. Also, he participated in a commercial for Progressive auto insurance and Top Flite golf balls, which also increased his net worth.

Kenny has tried himself as an author too, and in 2008 published his first book entitled “An Incomplete And Inaccurate History Of Sport”, the sales of which also added to his net worth.

Regarding his personal life, Kenny has been married to Laura Waggoner since 1995; the couple has three children. Previously, he was married to Darcelle Black.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameKenny Mayne
Net Worth$8 Million
Salary$3 Million
Date Of BirthSeptember 1, 1959
Place Of BirthKent, Washington, United States
ProfessionTV journalist
EducationUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas (1982), Wenatchee Valley College
NationalityAmerican
SpouseLaura Waggoner
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/kenny_mayne
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenny_Mayne
NominationsSports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host
MoviesKung Fu Magoo, Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race, 2 Minute Drill, Dancing with the Stars
TV ShowsFast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race, 2 Minute Drill, Dancing with the Stars


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Was back-up quarterback to future NFL star Randall Cunningham at UNLV.
2Graduated from University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) in 1982 with a bachelor of arts degree in broadcasting.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1His dry sense of humor


Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 5th Quarter2016TV Series post-productionKenny Mayne
Gambling Tips with Kenny Mayne2014Short
Kung Fu Magoo2010Kenny Mayne (voice)
Mayne Street2009-2010TV SeriesKenny Mayne
Mickey2004Annonuncer
Like Mike2002Kenny Mayne

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Great Moments in Everyday Life as Called by Gus Johnson2011Video short thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The KickerDocumentary post-productionHimself
Beat Bobby Flay2016TV SeriesHimself - Judge / Mentor
A Football Life2015TV SeriesHimself
Dancing with the Stars2006-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest Appearance / Himself - Guest Commentator
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010TV SeriesHimself - Beer Pong at the ESPYs
Mayne Street2008-2010TV SeriesHimself
Iron Chef America: The Series2009TV SeriesHimself - ICA Judge / ESPN Reporter
The Guy's Manual2009TV SeriesHimself (2009)
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2006-2008TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
ESPN: The Magazine at 102008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race2007TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host
Throwdown with Bobby Flay2006TV SeriesHimself
WWE New Year's Revolution2006TV SpecialHimself (Dancing With The Stars Promo)
Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker2005TV SeriesHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004TV Series documentaryHimself
This Is SportsCenter2003TV MovieHimself
2 Minute Drill2001TV SeriesHimself
Clerks2000TV SeriesHimself
The Drew Carey Show1999TV SeriesHimself
BASEketball1998Himself
SportsCenter1979TV SeriesHimself (1997- )

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - ESPN
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