We explore Kenny Mayne’s net worth and salary following the news that the sportscaster is leaving ESPN after 27 years.
Taking to Twitter this week, the ESPN host and sports media personality announced that he is departing from the network.
Media attention turned on Kenny’s salary and net worth as many fans want to know more details about his career.
Kenny Mayne leaves ESPN
On Monday (May 10th), Kenny Mayne announced that he is leaving ESPN after working for the network for 27 years.
The sportscaster confirmed the news in a Twitter post, writing: “I am leaving ESPN. Salary cap casualty. Thanks for the opportunity Vince Doria & Al Jaffe & for taking my solicitations Herman/Stinton/Lynch.”
“I will miss the people. I will miss the vending machine set up over by the old Van Pelt joint. We had everything.”
He finished the announcement with the hashtag: “IntoTheGreatWideOpen.”
Kenny joined the network back in 1994, when he started working on their motorsports and horse racing coverage. He then did features for Sunday NFL Countdown and presented the SportsCenter show.
Kenny Mayne’s net worth
- An estimation of $8 million.
Celebrity Net Worth estimates the sportscaster’s fortune to be $8 million which he has amassed partly through his series, Kenny Mayne’s Wider World of Sports for ESPN.
The presenter has also contributed to Sunday NFL Countdown and published the pseudo-memoir book An Incomplete & Inaccurate History of Sport in 2008.
He then signed a contract with SportsCenter to present 70 episodes and host 10 specials between 2013 and 2015.
Kenny Mayne’s salary
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kenny’s annual salary has been estimated to be $3 million.
The sports media personality tweeted that he is leaving ESPN as a “salary cap casualty”.
The news about Kenny’s departure comes after other sportscasters like Trey Wingo, Dan Le Batard and Mike Golic recently left the network.
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