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Harry Christopher Caray III popular as Chip Caray (born on 27th February 1965 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States) is a television broadcaster for FOX Sports South and Fox Sports Southeast’s coverage of the Atlanta Braves baseball and Southeastern Conference basketball. Besides, he also worked as a host of the Atlanta Braves Radio Network and also as a play-by-play broadcaster for Chicago Cubs.

 

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Chip Caray: Net Worth & Salary

Chip Caray as a journalist has worked extensively well in the sports arena over the years, he has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million as of 2019. According to the reports, Chip Caray receives an annual salary of $100000 from his successful reporting career with Fox Sports South.

In June 2018, Payscale.com reported that the average salary for a sports announcer, including baseball, was $75000 per year. The salaries of sports announcer ranges from $30144 to $181825.

Moreover, with his earning, Chip Caray bought a mansion on Lake Maitland consisting of 6 bedrooms, 6 and one half baths, 3 car garage, 7000 square feet property which he listed for sale on the market for $2.9 million on 2015.

 

Chip Caray: Personal Life; Whom he married to?

Talking about his love life, Chip Caray was dating Suan Eyerly Caray for a very long time. He tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend, Suan Eyerly Caray on 6th April 1996. After some years, they were blessed with four children including a daughter, Summerlyn Caray and three sons named Christopher Caray, Stefan Caray and Tristan Caray.

Chip Carey with his family

Chip is living a happy married life with his wife and children in Saint Augustine, Florida. There is no any rumor about their separation or about an extra-marital relationship.

 

Chip Caray: Wiki, Bio, Age, Parents, Education

Harry Christopher Caray III (Chip Caray) was born on 27th February 1965 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States to his parents Skip Carey (Father) and Lila Haberberger (Mother). His father, Skip was the longtime broadcaster for the Atlanta Braves until he died in 2008. As of 2019, he is 54 years old belonging to the birth sign Pisces. By nationality, he is an American and belongs to the White ethnicity.

Chip Carey’s dad Skip Carey

He spent his childhood along with his siblings; Josh Caray, Cindy Hines, and Shayelyn Woodbery. Broadcasting is Chip’s family profession since his grandfather Harry Caray, father and his brothers are also broadcasters.

Talking about Chip’s education, he completed his early education from the Parkway West High School in Ballwin, Missouri. After that, Caray joined the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Later, Chip graduated from the University of Georgia in 1987 with a Degree in Journalism.

 

Chip Caray: Early Career & Professional Career

Before he worked for FOX, he worked with local television stations in Panama City, Florida, and Greensboro, North Carolina. He was the play-by-play broadcaster for the Orlando Magic of the NBA from 1989-1996. After that, he served as a Major League Baseball broadcaster on FOX in 1996. Later he worked alongside his grandfather Harry as broadcaster for the Chicago Cubs and became the Voice of the Cubs after his grandfather’s death in 1998.

Chip Carey (FOX Sports)

Chip started his professional career with TBS in 2004 season and worked alongside his father Skip broadcasting games for the Atlanta Braves. Caray worked alongside Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn during the broadcasting of playoff games. He also became a broadcaster for TBS’s college football coverage of the Big 12 and Pac-10.

In 2007, the TBS team announced that Caray would be a broadcaster for TBS and also would be the main Play-by-play broadcaster for TBS during its coverage of the Major League Baseball Playoffs. TBS would cover all Division Series games and the National League Championship Series. Hall of Fame player Tony Gwynn called the playoff games with Caray.

Chip Carey winning an award

Chip was criticized for having made factual errors in post-season broadcasts. In response to such criticism, Caray said, “It wasn’t the job that I had when I came here in the first place. It would be like being a pinch-hitter or being a relief pitcher that works once every 10 days. I’m better when I work more.”

On 30th November 2009, TBS announced that Caray and the network decided to part ways. After that, he joined the FOX Sports South on 21st December 2009 as their play-by-play announcer for all of the 105 Brave games and also basketball games in the regional sports networks.

Chip Caray: Some Interesting Facts

He has brown color hair and his eyes are red in color. Chip is a tall guy with the height of 6 feet 6 inches. His dress size is 4 (US) and shoe size is 8 (US). However he is not active and not into social medias.

Facts of Chip Caray

Full Name:Chip Caray
Birth Date:February 27, 1965
Age:57 years
Gender:Male
Profession:television broadcaster at FOX Sports
Country:United States
Horoscope:Pisces
Height: 6 feet 6 inches (1.98m)
WifeSuan Eyerly Caray
MarriedYes
Net Worth$1.5 million
Salary$100000
Eye ColorRed
Hair Colorbrown
Birth PlaceSt. Louis, Missouri
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
EducationUniversity of Georgia
FatherSkip Carey
MotherLila Haberberger
SiblingsJosh Caray, Cindy Hines, and Shayelyn Woodbery
KidsSummerlyn Caray, Christopher Caray, Stefan Caray and Tristan Caray
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