Honored as a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, Marvin Philip Aufrichtig popularly known as Marv Albert is a sportscaster from America. He was born on 12th of June in the year 1941 in Brooklyn in New York City, New York. His parents were Jewish. His nationality is American. His ethnicity is not known. He went to Abraham Lincoln High School for studies and further studied in Syracuse University. Later he graduated in 1965 from New York University.
Although he has worked hard for many years, he is best remembered as the “voice of the New York Knicks” from 1967 to 2004 which was his most successful years in the field. Some of his most renowned called works include NBA Finals, play-by-play of six super bowls, Wimbledon Tennis Championship for TNT, seven Stanley Cup Finals, co-host and reporter for two World Series in 1986 and 1988, regional NFL games on CBS, lead announcer for NBA games on TNT and more. For the devotion and passion in work, he has been awarded with many awards and recognitions. Some of them are Curt Gowdy Media Award, Cable ACE Award (6 times), Emmy Award (8 times), New York State Sportscaster (20 times) and many more.
Currently, he works for CBS Sports and Turner Sports.
In September 1997, Marv became talk of the town when he was pleaded guilty to sexual assault by a woman named Vanessa Perharch. Shortly thereafter, his 20 years of career with NBC ended. But couple of years later, he was called back by NBC and was the play-by-play man for two regular seasons starting in 2000 and ending in 2002.
back by NBC and was the play-by-play man for two regular seasons starting in 2000 and ending in 2002.
He is not active in the social networking sites of Instagram and Twitter. His busy schedule might be the reason behind it. According to sources, he has a staggering net worth of $25 million dollars which is enough to mark his name in the sports field of USA. His jaw dropping salary which he still earns at 74 is quite remarkable in terms of his age.
He was previously married to Benita Oberlander but was divorced in 1992. After his first relationship, he dated his girlfriend Heather Faulkiner for some time. The couple ultimately decided to live together; they married in the year 1998 and are leading a happy married life. He is not gay by any means and is living a healthy life owing to his good dietary plans and daily exercise. Albert has four children Kenny (son) and Denise (daughter), Jackie Albert and Brian Albert; Kenny is a sports commentator and Denise is a reporter working for NBA TV. He also has two younger brothers Steve Albert and Al Albert, both of whom are announcers.
He has an average height of 5 feet 6.5 inches. At 74, he is not that hunk looking but he must have looked dashing and charming in his young age. He will keep on entertaining the crowd with his energetic and magical voice over the years to come.
You can read more about him and his biography on various wiki sites such as Wikipedia and IMDb.