Tony Reali who is an American sports personality as well as a television host on ESPN was born on 4th July 1978 in Staten Island, New York. As a child, he was named as Anthony Joseph Paul Reali. He spent his childhood mostly in New Jersey. He attended Christian Brothers Academy and got graduated from there in 1996. He then went on to join Fordham University from where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in both the communications and history. While his time at Fordham, Reali was a sportscaster for WFUV from 1997 to 2000. He voiced the football as well as men’s basketball. In addition, he was also a beat reporter who covered the Yankees, Giants, Mets and Jets. He also wrote for the WPIX-TV in May of 2000.
The same year, Reali was hired as a researcher and writer by ESPN for it’s quiz show 2 Minute Drill. The following year in October, he then joined pardon the Interruption as a “Stat Boy”. There, his work was to correct and fact-check hosts Tony Kornheser and Michael Wilbon at end of each episode. At present, Reali is serving as a host of Arounf the Horn. He was hired as a full time host on February of 2004. Besides that, Tony Reali has also served for WFUV 90.7 FM which is located in The Bronx as a sportscaster. Reali’s house was caught and damaged by fire on 1st October 2007. It was verified that despite there was a fire, no one was injured and noany major properties were damaged.
Reali along with Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon visited the White House on 12th July 2013. After having the lunch, the trio met with President Barack Obama in the Oval office. Obama had once joked with Reali saying that the only television show he watch is “Around the Horn”. Prior to that, Reali has also made his appearance as a special guest star on the Kick Buttowski: Subarban Daredevil. Additionally, he has also given his voice for “The Dark One” in “Rocked”. It was aired in 22nd September of 2012.
To talk about his personal life, she has already got married. On 19th June 2012, he announced via twitter about his engagement of August 2007. The name and details about her wife are not mentioned anywhere. He has just stated that her wife is a stats girl. Reali stands tall at the height of six feet and he is among one of the most reputed and talented anchor. He is now at the age of 36 but he still look young and charming. He has the estimated net worth of $3 million perhaps makes thousands of dollars in salary.
Apart from that, Reali is an avid fan of the Umphrey’s McGee. He also joined the band onstage on February of the year 2014. It was at the time of their show in Silver Spring, MD. He played percussion and keyboards and helped the band to perform the cover of the song “Layla” by Derek and the Dominos. He is of Italian-American descent and is a Catholic. Once he has stated that “his faith is very important to him and so is his spiritual. It has made him who he is and it has got him to where he is and It’s where he is going”.
- 1.83 m
- Television host
- $2Million Dollars
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- Fordham University
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