Tom Durkin Biography and Wiki

Tom Durkin is an American sportscaster and public address who was born and brought up in Illinois, Chicago, united states.  Currently, he is retired. Previously, before his retirement in 2014, Durkin worked as a sportscaster and public address announcer where he called for NBC Sports from 1984 through 2010 and also for the New York Racing Association served as an announcer. He was a specialist in Thoroughbred horse racing for thirty years.

Each summer from 1971 – 1975, Durkin was hired at Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred races at county fairs as a race caller in Wisconsin. Thereafter the Daily Racing Form employed him as a call taker responsible for documentation of statistics and comments on official charts of Cahokia Downs and Thistledown Racecourse.

Tom Durkin Age and Birthday

He is 70 years old as of 2020, he was born on 30 November 1950, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 30 November every year and his birth sign is Sagittarius.

Tom Durkin Height and Weight

He stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.83m) and Weighs 88 kg. He also appears to be quite tall in stature in his photos.

Tom Durkin Education

He went to St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin where he studied drama. He was hired at county fairs in Wisconsin in 1971 as a race caller at Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred races. Up to 1975, he did this each summer.

Tom Durkin Parents and Siblings

Durkin was born and raised by her parents in Illinois, Chicago. Our efforts to find out more about her family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Thus, the identity of Durkin’s parents is still unclear. It is also not known if she has any siblings. We will update this section once this information is available.

Tom Durkin Wife

He has not gone public with her relationship, it is not publicly known whether she is married or in a relationship. Her partner will be updated as soon as possible.

Tom Durkin Salary

He got a salary of approximately $25,000 annually which was raised since addition to that, he earned some extra money for his Saratoga expenses. During his retirement, as his contract was ending he was paid $440,000 for calling races for 100 days in 2014.

Tom Durkin Net Worth

Durkin has an estimated net worth of $6 million dollars as of 2020. This includes his assets, money and income. His primary source of income is his career as a sportscaster and public address announcer. Through his various sources of income, Durkin has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Tom Durkin Measurements and Facts

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Durkin

Tom Durkin Bio and Wiki

Full Names: Tom Durkin Popular As: Tom Durkin Gender: Male Occupation / Profession: sportscaster and public address announce or as a race caller Nationality: American Race / Ethnicity: Not Available Religion: Not Known Sexual Orientation: Straight

Tom Durkin Birthday

Age / How Old?: 70 years old Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius Date of Birth: 30 November 1950 Place of Birth: Illinois, Chicago Birthday:  30 November

Tom Durkin Body Measurements

Body Measurements: Not Available Height / How Tall?: 6 feet 1 inch (1.83 m) Weight: 88 kg Eye Color: Not Available Hair Color: Not Available Shoe Size: Not Available

Tom Durkin Family and Relationship

Father (Dad): Not Known Mother: Not Known Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Not Known Marital Status: Not known Wife/Spouse:  Not Available. Children: Not available

Tom Durkin Net worth and Salary

Net Worth: approximately $6million Salary: $25,000 annually Source of Income: His career as a sportscaster and public address announcer

Tom Durkin House and Cars

Place of living: To be Updated Cars: Car Brand to be Updated

Tom Durkin Career

His career as a call racer begun at county fairs in Wisconsin in 1971, where during his summer he used to work there till 1975. Thereafter the Daily Racing Form employed him as a call taker responsible for documentation of statistics and comments on official charts of Cahokia Downs and Thistledown Racecourse. After that he took over Hialeah, Florida in 1981.

In 1984, Durkin was employed to announce the first Breeders’ Cup. he continued being a caller of the world championships until 2005 when there was a replacement of ESPN by NBC as the broadcaster. From 2001 to 2011 having a 10-year start run, he called the Preakness, Belmont and  Kentucky Derby stakes for network television. Thereafter he came into retirement in 2014.

Tom Durkin Award

Eclipse Award of Merit in January 2015

Frequently Asked Questions About Tom Durkin

Who is Tom Durkin?

Durkin is an accomplished sportscaster and public address announcer who gained extensive recognition after being a well-renowned race caller

How old is Tom Durkin?

Durkin is an American national born on 30th November 1950, in Illinois, Chicago.

How tall is Tom Durkin?

Durkin stands at a height of 1.83m.

Is Tom Durkin married?

Details about his love life are still under review. We will let you know when he gets in a relationship or when we discover helpful information about his love life.

How much is Tom Durkin worth?

Durkin has an approximate net worth of $6 million. This amount has been accrued from his leading roles in the entertainment industry.

How much does Tom Durkin make?

Durkin receives an annual salary of approximately $ 25,000.

Where does Dunkin live?

Because of security reasons, he has not shared his precise location of residence. We will immediately update this information if we get the location and images of his house.

Is Durkin dead or alive?

He is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.


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