Chris Schenkel Net Worth

Chris Schenkel Net Worth is
$2 Million

Chris Schenkel Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Chris Schenkel was born on August 21, 1923 in Bippus, Indiana, USA. He was an actor, known for 1997 Highlights of the Masters Tournament (1997), Pro Bowlers' Tour (1962) and The 1970 NBA Finals (1970). He was married to Fran Paige. He died on September 11, 2005 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
IMDB Wikipedia

Full NameChris Schenkel
Date Of BirthAugust 21, 1923
Place Of BirthBippus, Indiana, USA
EducationPurdue University
SpouseFran Paige, his death
ChildrenChristina, Teddy, and Johnny
AwardsSports Lifetime Achievement Award
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement In Sports Programming
MoviesGoodbye, Columbus
TV ShowsProfessional Bowlers Tour, Make That Spare, Boxing from St. Nicholas Arena, 19th Summer Olympic Games, Boxing from Eastern Parkway
Star SignLeo
1Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume 7, 2003-2005, pages 495-497. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2007.
2Inducted into the Professional Bowlers Association Hall of Fame in 1976, in the Meritorious Service category.
3He was the prime time anchor for ABC Sports' coverage of the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. Due to the time difference, he was asleep when the hostage crisis began. Jim McKay came on the air and hosted the coverage of the incident for ABC.
4The PBA Player of the Year award is named after him.
5Inducted into the American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame in 1996.
6Buried at St. John's United Church of Christ Cemetery located in Bippus, Huntington County, Indiana.
7Earned a pre-med degree at Purdue University.
8Involved in Indian affairs since 1974. A local Miami Indian tribe made him an honorary Chieftan naming him "Mo-Nu" which means one liked by everyone.
9Wife Fran was a former June Taylor dancer.
10He has three children: Christina, Ted and John.
11Olympic Games broadcaster (including anchorman): Squaw Valley, Grenoble, Mexico City, Munich, Montreal, Lake Placid, Los Angeles and Calgary.
12American sportscaster: New York (football) Giants, NCAA college football, professional bowlers tour, professional boxing, horse racing, professional golf, and NBA basketball.
13Recipient of the Pete Rozelle Award (which rewards exceptional longtime contributions to radio and TV in pro football) in 1992.


Goodbye, Columbus1969Voice on Columbus Record (voice)
ABC's College Football1966TV Series 1966
The VIII Winter Olympics1960TV Mini-Series


ESPN SportsCentury2000TV Series documentaryHimself
NY TV: By the People Who Made It - Part I & II1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
1997 Highlights of the Masters Tournament1997Video documentaryHimself / Narrator
ABC's Wide World of Sports1975-1987TV SeriesHimself - Ringside Commentator / Himself
Indianapolis 5001980TV MovieHimself
Indianapolis 5001979TV MovieHimself
Indianapolis 5001978TV MovieHimself
1973 Sugar Bowl1973TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1973 NBA All-Star Game1973TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1971 NBA All-Star Game1971TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1971 Sugar Bowl1971TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
The 1970 NBA Finals1970TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1970 NBA All-Star Game1970TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1970 Sugar Bowl1970TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1969 Army-Navy Game1969TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1969 NBA All-Star Game1969TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
19th Summer Olympic Games1968TV MovieHimself - Commentator
10th Winter Olympic Games1968TV Mini-SeriesHimself
1968 NBA All-Star Game1968TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1967 Army-Navy Game1967TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
Sonny Liston vs. Dave Bailey1967Himself - Narrator
1966 Army-Navy Game1966TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1966 Indianapolis 5001966TV MovieHimself - Lap-by-Lap Announcer
1964 Cotton Bowl1964TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1963 NFL Championship Game1963TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
Heavyweight Elimination Contest: Cassius Clay vs. Doug Jones1963Himself - Ringside Commentator
Sonny Liston vs. Floyd Patterson1963ShortHimself - Narrator
1962 NFL Championship Game1962TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine1962TV SeriesHimself
Pro Bowlers' Tour1962TV SeriesCommentator
1962 Cotton Bowl1962TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1961 NFL Championship Game1961TV SpecialHimself - Color Commentator
Floyd Patterson vs. Tom McNeeley1961Himself - Ringside Commentator
Sonny Liston vs. Albert Westphal1961ShortHimself - Narrator
World's Heavyweight Championship Fight: Floyd Patterson vs. Ingemar Johansson1961Himself - Ringside Commentator
The Summer Sports Spectacular1960TV SeriesHost
World's Heavyweight Championship Fight: Ingemar Johansson Versus Floyd Patterson1960ShortHimself - Ringside Commentator
1959 NFL Championship Game1959TV SpecialHimself - Color Commentator
World's Heavyweight Championship Fight: Floyd Patterson Heavyweight Champion of the World versus Ingemar Johansson Heavyweight Champion of Europe1959Documentary shortNarrator (voice)
1958 Orange Bowl1958TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1956 Gator Bowl1956TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1956 Orange Bowl1956TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
Boxing from St. Nicholas Arena1946TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Arnie2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - ABC Sports Commentator
The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2005TV SpecialHimself - In Memoriam
Jim McKay: My World in My Words2003TV Movie documentaryHimself

Won Awards

1993Lifetime Achievement AwardSports Emmy Awards

Nominated Awards

1969Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Achievement in Sports Programming19th Summer Olympic Games (1968)
1968Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Achievement in Sports Programming - IndividualsABC's College Football (1966)

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