List of Famous Announcers

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. {#nodes}
  • David Michael Letterman (born April 12, 1947) is an American television host, comedian, writer, producer and automobile racing team owner. He hosted late night television talk shows for 33 years, ...more
  • George Hosato Takei (; born Hosato Takei, April 20, 1937) is an American actor, author, and activist. He is best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise in the television ...more
  • Vincent Kennedy McMahon (; born August 24, 1945) is an American professional wrestling promoter and executive, American football executive, and businessman. Since taking over the company from his ...more
  • Joseph James Rogan (born August 11, 1967) is an American stand-up comedian, mixed martial arts color commentator, podcast host, and former actor and television host. Rogan began a career in comedy in ...more
  • Charles Wade Barkley (born February 20, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball player who is currently an analyst on Inside the NBA. Nicknamed Chuck, Sir Charles, Street Beef, and The ...more
  • Christopher James Berman (born May 10, 1955), nicknamed Boomer, is an American sportscaster. He has been an anchor for SportsCenter on ESPN since 1979, joining a month after its initial launch, and ...more
  • Michael Gregory Mizanin (born October 8, 1980) is an American professional wrestler, actor and media personality. He is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand under the ring name ...more
  • Alan Richard Michaels (born November 12, 1944) is an American television sportscaster. Now employed by NBC Sports after nearly three decades (1977–2006) with ABC Sports, Michaels is known for his ...more
  • Joseph Anthony Fatone Jr. (born January 28, 1977) is an American singer, dancer, actor, and television personality. He is best known as a member of the boyband NSYNC, in which he sang baritone. In ...more
  • Anthony Irwin Kornheiser (; born July 13, 1948) is a former sportswriter and columnist, as well as a podcast and television talk show host and restaurateur. He is best known for his endeavors in ...more
  • Joe Leonard Morgan (September 19, 1943-October 11, 2020) was an American former professional baseball second baseman who played Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Houston Astros, Cincinnati Reds, ...more
  • Vincent Edward Scully (born November 29, 1927) is an American retired sportscaster. Scully is best known for his 67 seasons calling games for Major League Baseball's Los Angeles Dodgers, beginning in ...more
  • Edward Leo Peter McMahon Jr. (March 6, 1923 – June 23, 2009) was an American announcer, game show host, comedian, trapeze artist, police officer, actor and singer. McMahon and Johnny Carson began ...more
  • Robert Quinlan Costas (born March 22, 1952) is an award-winning American sportscaster, who is employed by MLB Network, where he does play-by-play and hosts an interview show called Studio 42 with Bob ...more
  • Troy Kenneth Aikman (born November 21, 1966) is a former American football quarterback who played for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League (NFL). The number one overall draft pick in ...more
  • Richard Alan Enberg (January 9, 1935 – December 21, 2017) was an American sportscaster. Over the course of an approximately 60-year career, he provided play-by-play of various sports for several ...more
  • Jeffrey Michael Tambor (born July 8, 1944) is an American actor and voice artist. He is known for his television roles such as Hank Kingsley on The Larry Sanders Show (1992–1998), George Bluth Sr. ...more
  • Howard William Cosell (; né Cohen; March 25, 1918 – April 23, 1995) was an American sports journalist and author, who was prominent and influential on radio, television and print media from the early ...more
  • Joseph Francis Buck (born April 25, 1969) is an American sportscaster and the son of sportscaster Jack Buck. He has won numerous Sports Emmy Awards for his work with Fox Sports, including his roles ...more
  • John Edward Melendez (born October 4, 1965), also known as "Stuttering John," is an American radio personality, comedian, actor, television writer, announcer, and podcast host. He is best known for ...more
  • James Timothy McCarver (born October 16, 1941) is an American sportscaster and former professional baseball catcher. McCarver played for the St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal ...more
  • Philip Francis Rizzuto (September 25, 1917 – August 13, 2007), nicknamed "The Scooter", was an American Major League Baseball shortstop. He spent his entire 13-year baseball career with the New York ...more
  • Jonathan William Coachman (born August 12, 1973), also known as "The Coach", is an American sports interviewer, analyst and professional wrestling personality currently signed to WWE as the pre-show ...more
  • George Allen "Pat" Summerall (May 10, 1930 – April 16, 2013) was an American football player and television sportscaster who worked for CBS, Fox, and ESPN. In addition to football, he also announced ...more
  • Walter Lanier "Red" Barber (February 17, 1908 – October 22, 1992) was an American sports commentator. Barber, nicknamed "The Ol' Redhead", was primarily identified with radio broadcasts of Major ...more