Marv Albert born on June 12, 1941 is a sportscaster. He has a typical height of 5 feet 6 inches. He is also referred as “the voice of basketball” for the work he has done as a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame. He was also known as “the voice of the New York Knicks” from 1967 till 2004. He now works under Turner Sports as a lead announcer for the NBA games on TNT.
In addition to basketball, he has also been announcing a variety of sports such as American football, horse racing, ice hockey, boxing, and tennis. He has also called NBA Finals, the play-by-play of six Super Bowls and seven Stanley Cup Finals. He also worked as a reporter and co-host for two World Series (1986 and 1988).
Albert was born in a Jewish family. He studied at Newhouse School of Public Communications in 1960. He later was graduated in 1965 from New York University. Kenny, his son, is also a sports commentator, who calls football and baseball as well as the New York Rangers games on the radio. His daughter, Denise, is a NBA TV reporter.
In 1997, Albert went on trial for forcible sodomy. Vanessa Perhach accused Albert of abusing her on a bed, biting her at several places, and forcing her for an oral sex. DNA tests were done using the material taken from the bitemarks and semen in her panties. Whie the trial was under going, another testimony was presented from Patricia Masden, who accused Albert that he had bitten her in Miami and Dallas hotels. Albert denied Perhach’s accusation that he asked to bring a man during their sexual affair.
that he asked to bring a man during their sexual affair. The DNA tests proved that the bite marks were of Alberts. He pleaded guilty to the assault as well as battery charges, while the charge for sodomy was dropped. Albert was finally given a sentence of 12-month suspension.
Shortly before the NBA season (1997-98) began, NBC fired him for whom he had worked for two decades. Bob Costas then replaced Albert on the basketball side before stepping down when Albert returned in the 2000 NBA Finals. NBC brought Albert back and he was the network’s main play-by-play man for two NBA seasons 2000–01 and 2001–02, including the Finals as well. Following the 2001–02 season, NBC lost their rights to the NBA to ABC.
Albert previously married his girlfriend Benita Oberlander . Later the marital relationship did not work quite well and the couple went for a divorce in 1992. Then, in September 9, 1998, Marv Albert married Heather Faulkiner, his present wife. Albert has altogether four children named Kenny Albert, Brian Albert, Denise Albert and Jackie Albert. He is obviously not gay. Although he has aged quite a lot as he was born in the 40s, still he has maintained a good and sound health till now.
Albert is not found to be active in social networking sites like instagram and twitter. It may be because he is not much interested in it and he is also a very busy person. His huge salary, he earned in his life has contributed to a net worth of $25 million dollars. For more info about his biography, you can visit several wiki sites in the internet.