Jack Edwards Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Anusuya Mukherjee
Jan 31, 2024 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on Jun 23, 2022
Jack Edwards was awarded the Stanley Cup Championship ring for his play-by-play work with the Boston Bruins in 2010-11.
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About Jack Edwards

Jack Edwards' birth name was John William Edwards, and he was born on March 24, 1957.

He started his career as a play-by-play announcer for the New Hampshire hockey team. Then he moved to sports anchor and play-by-play positions at WMUR-TV and WGIR radio in Manchester.

In the '80s, he worked for WRKO in Boston as a talk radio host and worked at WJAR-TV in providence as a weekend anchor. Then in Boston, he became a sports reporter at WCVB-TV. Also, he served as a freelance play-by-play announcer for ESPN. He was called for the Davis Cup and Frozen Four.

During the 1988 winter Olympics, he worked as a reporter for ABC's coverage of the Olympic Alpine skiing. Also, in 1988 he became the anchor for WNEV-TV/WHDH-TV in Boston. From 1991-2003, he worked for ESPN for their news program called 'Sports Center.'

He also served as the play-by-play for their 2002 FIFA world cup broadcast, NHL, MLS. He was an announcer for Little league Baseball from 1995-2003, for X games in 1996, and from 1999-2003 for ESPN national hockey night and soccer, including the coverage of the FIFA World Cup.

In 2003 he joined a cable television sports channel called College Sports Television. Jack Edwards currently serves as a television play-by-play commentator on NESN. He was also an announcer for Chicago Fire soccer broadcasted on Fox Sports Net Chicago.

Jack Edwards joined Kenny Stern in the booth for the Fire's broadcast on Fox Sports Net. He said catchy sentences, like 'Boston is a hockey town again, Summertime is coming to Philadelphia, Get up, A Royal Wrap-Up.'

He has described himself nicely on his Twitter page, which explains who he is as a chance-taker, passionate, an avid pursuer of happiness, a little crazy, and the open exchange of ideas.

Jack Edwards' Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jack Edwards' net worth?

Jack Edwards's net worth is $1.5 million. His main source of income is through sportscasting.

How much does Jack Edwards earn per year?

Jack Edwards's annual salary is not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jack Edwards?

Jack Edwards is 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) tall.

How old is Jack Edwards?

He is 65 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Jack was born in Durham, New Hampshire, United States of America. His nationality is American. He did his schooling at Oyster River High School and received his degree from the University of New Hampshire.

He is also a very reserved person who keeps details about his family private.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jack Edwards' partner?

Jack Edwards married Lisa Kraus. Lisa Edwards also helps him with his production company. They reside in Simsbury, Connecticut.

Lisa Edwards has also mentioned that she works for television on her Twitter account, and Jack Edwards is her favorite announcer.

Lisa Edwards was nominated for Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Studio Show.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

He is best known as a television commentator for the Boston Bruins on NESN and American Sportscaster.

What awards has Jack Edwards won?

He was awarded Stanley Cup Championship in 2010-11 for his play-by-play work with the Boston Bruins.

Other Interesting Jack Edwards Facts And Trivia

  • He is the owner of FoundationHead Productions.
  • Before fame, he played soccer at the University of New Hampshire.
  • He worked in the 2002 World Cup Tournament, where Ronaldo won the Golden Boot award.
  • On Instagram, there is a fan page for Jack Edwards Quotes.

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Jack Edwards Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

John William Edwards

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180 cm

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Sportscaster , Play by play Commentator


University of New Hampshire

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Lisa Kraus
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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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Anusuya MukherjeeBachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

With a wealth of international experience spanning Europe, Africa, North America, and the Middle East, Anusuya brings a unique perspective to her work as a Content Assistant and Content Updating Coordinator. She holds a law degree from India and has practiced law in India and Kuwait. Anusuya is a fan of rap music and enjoys a good cup of coffee in her free time. Currently, she is working on her novel, "Mr. Ivory Merchant".

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