Person List of Famous Announcers

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List of famous announcers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top announcers in the world? This includes the most prominent announcers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable announcers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic announcers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned announcers.

List features people like Charles Barkley and Troy Aikman.

From reputable, prominent, and well known announcers to the lesser known announcers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the announcer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous announcers ever?" and "What are the names of famous announcers?" then you're in the right place. (558 items)
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David Letterman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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David Michael Letterman is an American television host, comedian, writer, producer, and actor. He hosts the late night television talk show Late Show with David Letterman, broadcast on CBS. Letterman has been a fixture on late night television since the 1982 debut of Late Night with David Letterman ...more

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Age: 68

Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

Profession: Talk show host, Announcer, Comedian, Television producer Film Producer, + more

Credits: Everybody Loves Raymond, Beavis and Butt-head Do America, The Drew Carey Show, Private Parts Man on the Moon, + more

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#64 on The Most Annoying TV Hosts

#110 on The Funniest People of All Time

#135 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#179 on The Biggest Douchebags in Hollywood

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George Takei is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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George Hosato Takei is an American actor, director, author, and activist, probably most widely known for his role as Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise in the television series Star Trek. He also portrayed the character in six Star Trek feature films and in an episode of Star Trek: ...more

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Age: 78

Birthplace: Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Author, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Mulan, General Hospital

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#101 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#405 on The Biggest Douchebags in Hollywood

#115 on 340+ Uncircumcised Celebrities

#6 on The Most Essential Howard Stern Show Cast Members

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Vince McMahon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Vincent Kennedy "Vince" McMahon is an American professional wrestling promoter, former announcer, commentator, film producer, actor, and occasional professional wrestler currently serving as majority owner, Chairman, and CEO of Stamford, Connecticut-based professional wrestling promotion World ...more

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Age: 70

Birthplace: Pinehurst, North Carolina, United States of America

Profession: Professional Wrestling Promoter, Announcer, Wrestler, Television producer Film Producer, + more

Credits: WWF Raw, The Scorpion King, The Rundown, WWE Smackdown!

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#194 on The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time

#107 on The Greatest WWE Superstars of All Time

#34 on The Best WWE Superstars of the '90s

#265 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

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Joe Rogan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Joseph James "Joe" Rogan is an American stand-up comedian, actor, martial artist, sports commentator, and podcaster. He is known for his work commentating for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, hosting the NBC reality show Fear Factor, playing Joe Garrelli on the NBC sitcom NewsRadio as well as ...more

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Age: 48

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, USA

Profession: Television presenter, Commentator, Announcer, Film Producer Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Fear Factor, DMT: The Spirit Molecule, NewsRadio, Late Friday

Also Ranked

#222 on The Best Actors Working Today

#482 on The Funniest People of All Time

#91 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#278 on Celebrities Who Most Seem Like They Are Riddled with STDs

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Charles Barkley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Charles Wade Barkley is a retired American professional basketball player and current analyst on the television program Inside the NBA. Nicknamed "Chuck", "Sir Charles", and "The Round Mound of Rebound", Barkley established himself as one of the National Basketball Association's most dominating ...more

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Age: 52

Birthplace: Leeds, Alabama, United States of America

Profession: Spokesperson, Basketball player, Announcer, Author Actor, + more

Credits: Look Who's Talking Now, The NBA on TNT, Michael Jordan: Air Time, Listen Up! Charles Barkley with Ernie Johnson

Also Ranked

#63 on The Most Obnoxious Athletes

#1 on The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time

#16 on The Top NBA Players Of All Time

#5 on The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time

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Chris Berman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Christopher James "Chris" Berman, also known by the nickname Boomer, is an American sportscaster. He anchors SportsCenter, Monday Night Countdown, Sunday NFL Countdown, U.S. Open golf, the Stanley Cup Finals, and other programming on ESPN and ABC Sports. Berman calls play-by-play of select Major ...more

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Age: 60

Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America

Profession: Commentator, Announcer, Journalist, Newsreader Actor, + more

Credits: Necessary Roughness, Monday Night Football, SportsCenter, Draft Day Baseball Tonight, + more

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#89 on The Most Annoying TV Hosts

#99 on Celebrities You Wouldn't Want as Neighbors

#6 on The Worst Sports Personalities on ESPN

#5 on The Best SportsCenter Anchors of All Time

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The Miz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Michael Gregory "Mike" Mizanin is an American professional wrestler, reality television star, and actor. He is signed to WWE, where he performs under the ring name The Miz. Mizanin first gained fame as a cast member on MTV's The Real World: Back to New York, which first aired in 2001, and its ...more

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Age: 35

Birthplace: Parma, Ohio, United States of America

Profession: Media Personality, Announcer, Wrestler, Actor TV Personality

Credits: WWF Raw, E.C.W., WWE Smackdown!, The Marine 3: Homefront

Also Ranked

#376 on The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time

#15 on The Most Overrated Wrestlers of All Time

#69 on The Best Pro Wrestling Champions

#59 on The Best WWE Heels Ever

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Al Michaels is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Alan Richard "Al" Michaels is an American television sportscaster. Now employed by NBC Sports after nearly three decades with ABC Sports, Michaels is perhaps best known for his many years calling play-by-play of National Football League games, including nearly two decades with Monday Night Football. ...more

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Age: 71

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Profession: Commentator, Announcer, Journalist, Actor Voice acting, + more

Credits: Jerry Maguire, Miracle, BASEketball, Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco Monday Night Football, + more

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#409 on Here's a List of Every Known Republican Celebrity

#17 on The Locations of All Hollywood Walk of Fame Stars

#10 on The Best Baseball Announcers of All Time

#66 on Famous People Named Alexander

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