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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)

David Letterman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Announcers
David Letterman 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. ...more

George Takei is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Announcers
George Takei 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 ...more

Vince McMahon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Vince McMahon Vincent Kennedy "Vince" McMahon is an American professional wrestling promoter, former announcer, commentator, film producer, actor, and occasional professional wrestler currently ...more

Joe Rogan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Joe Rogan 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 ...more

Charles Barkley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Charles Barkley 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 ...more

Chris Berman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Chris Berman 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, ...more

The Miz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Announcers
The Miz 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 ...more

Al Michaels is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Al Michaels 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 ...more

Joey Fatone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Joey Fatone Joseph Anthony "Joey" Fatone, Jr. is a U.S. singer, dancer, actor and television personality. He is best known as a member of the boyband NSYNC, in which he sang baritone. In 2007, he ...more

Tony Kornheiser is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Tony Kornheiser Anthony Irwin "Tony" Kornheiser is an American sportswriter and former columnist for The Washington Post, as well as a radio and television talk show host. Kornheiser has hosted The ...more

Joe Morgan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Joe Morgan Joe Leonard Morgan is a former Major League Baseball second baseman who played for the Houston Astros, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, and Oakland Athletics from ...more

Vin Scully is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Vin Scully Vincent Edward "Vin" Scully is an American sportscaster, best known as the play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team. He has been with the team since its days in ...more

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Ed McMahon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Ed McMahon Edward Leo Peter "Ed" McMahon, Jr. was an American comedian, game show host and announcer. He is most famous for his work on television as Johnny Carson's sidekick, announcer, and ...more

Bob Costas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Bob Costas Robert Quinlan "Bob" Costas is an American sportscaster, on the air for NBC Sports television since the early 1980s. He has been prime-time host of nine Olympic games. He also does ...more

Troy Aikman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Troy Aikman Troy Kenneth Aikman is a former American football quarterback who played for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League. The number one overall draft pick in 1989, Aikman played twelve ...more

Dick Enberg is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Dick Enberg Richard Alan "Dick" Enberg is an American sportscaster. Since 2009 he has provided play-by-play for telecasts of San Diego Padres baseball on Fox Sports San Diego, following a long ...more

Jeffrey Tambor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Jeffrey Tambor Jeffrey Michael Tambor is an American actor and voice actor, best known for his roles as Hank Kingsley on The Larry Sanders Show, as well as George Bluth Sr. and Oscar Bluth on Arrested ...more

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Howard Cosell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Howard Cosell Howard William Cosell was an American sports journalist who was widely known for his blustery, cocksure personality. Cosell said of himself, "Arrogant, pompous, obnoxious, vain, cruel, ...more

Joe Buck is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Joe Buck Joseph Francis "Joe" Buck is an American sportscaster and the son of legendary sportscaster Jack Buck. He has won numerous Sports Emmy Awards for his work with Fox Sports, including ...more

John Melendez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Announcers
John Melendez John Edward Melendez, commonly known as "Stuttering John," is an American television writer and former radio personality. Prior to his work on television as a writer and announcer, ...more

Tim McCarver is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Tim McCarver James Timothy "Tim" McCarver is an American sportscaster and former professional baseball catcher. McCarver played for the St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, ...more

Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Phil Rizzuto Philip Francis "Phil" Rizzuto, nicknamed "The Scooter", was an American Major League Baseball shortstop. He spent his entire 13-year baseball career with the New York ...more

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Jonathan Coachman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Jonathan Coachman Jonathan William Coachman, also known as "The Coach", is a former professional wrestling color commentator and authority figure. He is also a former college basketball player, and ...more

Pat Summerall is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Pat Summerall George Allen "Pat" Summerall was an American football player and television sportscaster, having worked at CBS, Fox, and ESPN. In addition to football, he also announced major golf and ...more

Red Barber is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Red Barber Walter Lanier "Red" Barber was an American sports commentator. Barber, nicknamed "The Ol' Redhead", was primarily identified with radio broadcasts of Major League Baseball, ...more

Michael Kay is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Michael Kay Michael Neil Kay is the television play-by-play broadcaster of the New York Yankees, host of Centerstage on the YES Network, and the host of The Michael Kay Show heard on WEPN-FM in New York ...more

Harry Caray is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Harry Caray Harry Caray, born Harry Christopher Carabina was an American baseball broadcaster on radio and television. He covered four Major League Baseball teams, beginning with 25 years of calling the ...more

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Bryant Gumbel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Bryant Gumbel Bryant Charles Gumbel is an American television journalist and sportscaster. He is best known for his 15 years as co-host of NBC's The Today Show. He is the younger brother of sportscaster Greg ...more

Bob Uecker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Bob Uecker Robert George "Bob" Uecker is a retired American Major League Baseball player, later a sportscaster, comedian and actor. Uecker was given the title of "Mr. Baseball" by TV ...more

Andy Richter is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Andy Richter Paul Andrew "Andy" Richter is an American actor, writer, comedian, and late night talk show announcer. He is best known for his role as the sidekick of Conan O'Brien on each of the ...more

Marv Albert is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Marv Albert Marv Albert is an American sportscaster. Honored for his work as a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, he is commonly referred to as "the voice of basketball." From 1967–2004, he ...more

Mel Allen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Mel Allen Mel Allen was an American sportscaster, best known for his long tenure as the primary play-by-play announcer for the New York Yankees. During the peak of his career in the 1940s, 1950s and ...more

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Jay Bilas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Jay Bilas Jay Scot Bilas is an American college basketball analyst for ESPN, a former NCAA Tournament Announcer with CBS Sports, as well as former college basketball player. He is also a practicing

Chris Fowler is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Chris Fowler Chris Fowler is an American sports broadcaster for ESPN known best for his work on College GameDay, which he hosted between 1990 and 2014, and for college football. Since 1989, Fowler has been ...more

Keith Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Keith Hernandez Keith Hernandez is a former Major League Baseball first baseman who played the majority of his career with the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets. Hernandez was a five-time All -Star who ...more

Brent Musburger is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Brent Musburger Brent Woody Musburger is an American sportscaster for the ESPN and ABC television networks. Formerly with CBS Sports and one of the original members of their program The NFL Today, Musburger has ...more

Mike Wallace is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Mike Wallace Myron Leon "Mike" Wallace was an American journalist, game show host, actor and media personality. He interviewed a wide range of prominent newsmakers during his sixty-year career. He ...more

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Ron Santo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Ron Santo Ronald Edward Santo was an American third baseman in Major League Baseball who played from 1960 to 1974, all but the last year with the Chicago Cubs. A nine-time National League All-Star, he led ...more

Jack Buck is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Jack Buck John Francis "Jack" Buck was an American sportscaster, best known for his work announcing Major League Baseball games of the St. Louis Cardinals. Buck's play-by-play work earned him ...more

Darrell Waltrip is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Darrell Waltrip Darrell Lee Waltrip, is an American motorsports analyst, author, national television broadcaster, former racing car driver, a 3-time NASCAR Cup Series champion, a 3-time NASCAR Cup Series ...more

Curt Gowdy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Curt Gowdy Curtis Edward "Curt" Gowdy was an American sportscaster, well known as the longtime "voice" of the Boston Red Sox and for his coverage of many nationally televised sporting ...more

Joe Garagiola, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Joe Garagiola, Sr. Joe Garagiola is an actor.

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Don Pardo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Don Pardo Dominick George "Don" Pardo was an American radio and television announcer whose career spanned more than seven decades. A member of the Television Hall of Fame, Pardo was noted for ...more

Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Phil Simms Phillip Martin "Phil" Simms is a retired American football quarterback who spent his entire 14-year career playing for the New York Giants of the NFL. He is currently a television ...more

Michael Buffer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Michael Buffer Michael Buffer is an American ring announcer for boxing and professional wrestling matches. He is known for his trademarked catchphrase, "Let's get ready to rumble!", and for ...more

Brad Nessler is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Brad Nessler Bradley "Brad" Nessler is an American sportscaster, who currently calls college basketball and college football games for ESPN with occasional appearances on ABC. He has also called ...more

Jerry Coleman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Jerry Coleman Gerald Francis "Jerry" Coleman was a Major League Baseball second baseman for the New York Yankees and manager of the San Diego Padres for one year. Coleman was named the rookie of the ...more

Harry Kalas is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Harry Kalas Harry Norbert Kalas was an American sportscaster, best known for his Ford C. Frick Award-winning role as lead play-by-play announcer for Major League Baseball's Philadelphia Phillies, a position ...more

Steve Stone is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Steve Stone Steven Michael Stone is an American former Major League Baseball player, and current sportscaster and author. Stone pitched for four MLB teams between 1971 and 1981. In 1980, he was the AL Cy ...more

John Sterling is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Announcers
John Sterling John Sterling is an American sportscaster best known as the radio play-by-play announcer of Major League Baseball's New York Yankees. He has announced every Yankees game since 1989.