Brian Custer Bio | Wiki
Brian Custer is an American journalist and sportscaster currently working as the host for Showtime Championship Boxing. He joined ESPN in July 2021 serving as the host of SportsCenter as well as a play-by-play announcer for NBA on ESPN, ESPN College Football, and also ESPN College Basketball.
Previously, Brian worked for Fox Sports based in New York City as a sports anchor. In addition, he hosted numerous sports shows including working on college football, college basketball, and Premier Boxing Champion telecasts. Brian joined the TV network in 2014 focusing on college basketball.
Prior to joining FOX Sports, he worked for SNY (SportsNet New York) as a Sports anchor for 14 years and 7 months. Also, Brian is a keen reader and motivational speaker who serves as a spokesman for the Prostate Cancer Foundation. Moreover, he is a survivor of prostate cancer.
Brian Custer Age
He was born on December 7, 1970, in Columbus, Ohio, in the United States. Brian is 52 years old and celebrates his birthday on December 7 every year.
Brian Custer Height
He is a man of above-average stature. Brian stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in (Approx 1.78m).
Brian Custer Family
He proclaims himself as a momma’s boy partly as a result of losing his father in a dreadful car accident. Brian says that he did not know that he didn’t have a dad until he was around five to six years when kids would tease him saying he does not have a daddy. He was raised by his mother and grandmother. Also, Brian has a brother whose name has not been revealed. He is American by nationality and belongs of African-American descent.
Brian Custer Wife
He has been married to his better half, Carmen for 14 years. The couple is proud parents of three sons. Brian says that his wife got him a snow blower as a gift for Father’s Day in 2019. He thanks his wife Carmen for the gift as he refers to the gift as life-changing. The family currently resides in New Jersey.
Brian Custer Education
He graduated from Hampton University and is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi as well as NABJ.
Brian Custer Prostate Cancer
He was diagnosed with prostate cancer during the summer of 2013 after his routine screening. Brian was 42 years old back then and he says that he knew something was definitely wrong when his doctor felt a lump on his prostate. He had many questions concerning the surgery but his doctor assured him that the surgery was necessary because without undergoing surgery he would die within a year or two.
Brian says that informing his family was the hardest thing he had to do. He went through surgery to have his prostate removed and is now cancer-free. Additionally, Brian makes sure to get checked every three months. In September 2015, he joined and partnered with PCF for Prostate Cancer Awareness in order to create a public service announcement about his experience. Brian hopes that his story will inspire many to go get checked.
Brian Custer Fox Sports
He worked for Fox Sports based in New York City as a sports anchor and hosted numerous sports shows including working on college football, college basketball, and Premier Boxing Champion telecasts. In addition, Brian is the main host of Showtime Championship Boxing on Showtime Networks. He called play-by-play for CBS Sports and also hosted CBS Sports Network’s college basketball shows.
Moreover, Brian also hosted a national NFL Radio show on ESPN Radio for two seasons with Donovan McNabb. Prior to joining FOX Sports, he worked for SNY (SportsNet New York) as a Sports anchor for 14 years and 7 months. Brian joined SNY in January 2006 serving as a host for the daily show known as the “Wheelhouse” and for New York Jets programming including the critical known as “Jets Post Game Live”.
In addition, Brian ushered SNY weekly shows known as “Jets Nation” and “Jets Extra Point”. He was among the anchors for SNY’s “Gelco Sportnite” which is a 30-minutes news highlight and debate platform. Before joining SYN, Custer worked for CBS 11 (KTVT) as a news anchor for almost a decade. His career journey began at the ABC affiliate WSYX-TV, where he covered City Hall and Ohio State.
Some of Brian’s former colleagues at Fox Sports include:
Mike Fratello – Analyst
Jay Glazer – NFL Insider
Jenna Wolfe – Co-Host
Amanda Busick – Sports Reporter
Tom Rinaldi – Reporter
Lindsay Czarniak – Studio Host & Sideline Reporter
Brian Custer ESPN
Currently, Brian serves as the host of Showtime Championship Boxing. He joined ESPN from FOX sports in July 2021 serving as an anchor for SportsCenter, the network’s signature news as well as information program. In addition, Brian works as ESPN’s play-by-play commentator for both college basketball and football.
Some of Brian’s colleagues at ESPN include:
John Buccigross – Sportscaster
Ashley Brewer – Sports Anchor & Host
Katie George – Sports Anchor
Molly Qerim – Host
Samantha Ponder – Sunday NFL Countdown Host
Kevin Negandhi – Anchor & Host
Jason Benetti – Play-by-Play Commentator
Ben Baby – NFL Nation Reporter
Brian Custer Awards
Custer has been honored with multiple Emmy awards throughout his work at SNY including one Emmy award for the network’s riveting documentary known as “Baseball in Africa: A Diamond in the Rough”. He won another Emmy award in 2011 for a feature on one of the New York Jets coaches. Brian Custer Nationality.
Brian Custer Announcer
He was a play-by-play announcer for SNY’s Sunday night Broadway Boxing and also featured some of the best talents in the sport. Moreover, Brian called play-by-play for CBS Sports. Furthermore, he serves as a play-by-play announcer for NBA on ESPN, ESPN College Football, and also ESPN College Basketball.
Brian Custer Podcast
He introduced a new podcast known as “Last Stand”. Brian referred to it as a labor of love and also said that he wanted to give his audience undisguised straight talk, great stories and for people to gain something. His podcast emerged with guests like Movie mogul Ice Cube and future NFL Hall of Famer Donovan McNabb.
Brian Custer Salary
He receives quite an impressive salary from his work at ESPN. Brian’s average salary is $100,368 annually.
Brian Custer Net Worth
Having worked as a sportscaster, podcaster, and announcer for quite some time, Brian has been able to amass quite a good fortune. His estimated net worth is $3 million.
How Old Is Brian Custer
Brian is 52 years old. He was born on December 7, 1970, in Columbus, Ohio, the United States.