Howard Cosell was an American sports journalist who had a net worth of $5 million. Howard Cosell was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in March 1918 and passed away in April 1995. Cosell’s style has been described as brassy, blustery, arrogant, obnoxious, pompous, cruel, vain, and verbose.
TV Guide named him as “The All-Time Best Sportscaster” in 1993 and also ranked him #47 on their “50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time” in 1996. Cosell graduated from New York University School of Law and then served in the United States Army. He practiced law and had clients such as Willie Mays and the Little League of New York. Cosell formed a relationship with WABC and ABC Radio. One of his most famous calls was “Down Goes Frazier! during the 1973 fight between Joe Frazier and George Foreman. Cosell was a commentator on Monday Night Football with Frank Gifford and “Dandy” Don Meredith. During Monday Night Football he broke the news of John Lennon’s death in 1980. Cosell was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1994 and received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award in 1995. Howard Cosell passed away on April 23, 1995 at the age of 77 from a cardiac embolism.
|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Mar 25, 1918 – Apr 23, 1995 (77 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft (1.85 m)|
|Profession:||Lawyer, Journalist, TV Anchor, Talk show host, Author, Sports commentator, Radio personality, Announcer, Actor, Soldier|
|Nationality:||United States of America|