|Real Name/Full Name:
|58 years old
|November 4, 1965
|Manasquan, New Jersey, United States of America
|5 ft 4 inches
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Is Doris Burke Lesbian?
|American sports announcer and analyst
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Doris Burke is a US sports analyst and announcer for NBA championship on ESPN sports channel and ABC games. Earlier she worked as a specialist for WNBA games on MSG. She has also worked on New York Knicks games. Doris Burke has been the first female commentator to give commentary for New York Knicks game on television and radio. She is also honored for her revolutionary performance, where she got chosen to enter the Basketball Hall of Fame by winning the Curt Gowdy Media Award 2018.
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Early Life & Biography
Doris Burke was raised in Manasquan, NJ, USA. She is the youngest of eight siblings. She has been very much interested in basketball. She began playing basketball when she was in the second grade. Her idols have been Kyle Macy, Tom Heinsohn, and Kelly Tripucka. During her studies at Manasquan High School, she used to play basketball as a point guard.
Looking at her incredible performance, she was chosen by various eastern colleges. Doris went to Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island, and completed her graduation in health service administration/socIal work. Later, she also secured a master’s degree.
Doris Burke got married to Gregg Burke, who had been working at the post of head Golf instructor at the University of Rhode Island. The couple had two children. The couple took a divorce after a few years of their marriage. On March 27, 2020, Doris Burke got infected by the Coronavirus. According to medical reports, her state is recovering.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on November 4, 1965, Doris Burke is 58 years old as of today’s date 22nd February 2024. Her height is 5 ft 4 inches tall, and her weight is 60 kg.
In 1990, Doris Burke started her broadcasting career as an analyst for women’s soccer games on the radio. Doris became a part of ESPN’s reporting of the WNBA. For several years, she has also been the primary television and radio voice of the NY Liberty.
In 2000, Burke was the first woman to give commentary for a New York Knicks game on television and radio. She is also the first woman to become an analyst for a Big East men’s game, as well as the first woman to have become the primary commentator on the men’s college-level basketball conference package.
In 2003, she started working to provide the NBA coverage for ABC and ESPN. Since 2009, Doris has been serving the side-line reporter for providing the coverage of NBA Finals for ABC Sports.
In October 2013, Burke came into a multiyear deal extension for serving as an NBA commentator for ESPN. On November 13, she made a debut on NBA pre-game serial “NBA Countdown” on ESPN.
In 2017, Doris became a consistent NBA competition analyst for ESPN. She became the first woman who was given a regular-season role at the national level.
Awards & Achievements
Doris has served a successful career as the sports commentator. During the tenure of her career, she was awarded several awards. Some of them are as follows:
Awards Providence College Hall of Fame (1999)
USA Today Rudy Award as the Best New Face in Sports Television (2003)
Institute for International Sport’s Scholar-Athlete Hall of Fame (2004)
Honorary doctorate from Providence College (2005)
New England Basketball Hall of Fame (2006) and North Providence Hall of Fame (2006)
NCAA Silver Anniversary Award (2012)
Basketball Hall of Fame’s Curt Gowdy Media Award (2018)
In the first match of March 2019, all the female basketball participants of the US national soccer team wore a jersey imprinted with the name of Burke on the back. It was done to honor the efforts of Doris.
Net Worth & Salary of Doris Burke in 2024
As of February 2024, the net worth of Doris Burke is calculated to be $5 Million. Her annual salary is $1 Million. Burke has received a majority of earnings from working as a sports commentator on leading sports channels in the world. Doris Burke is a popular television analyst in America who is known for being an NBA analyst for two popular sports channels, ESPN and ABC.
Before it, Burke was working as an analyst for the MSG network’s “WNBA games” and the New York Knicks. She has also been the first women commentator to have declared a NY Knicks game on both radio and television. Boris was also honored by the prestigious NCAA Silver Anniversary Award. She was also presented with the USA Today Rudy Award for “the Best New Face in Sports Television.”
Doris Burke is one of the recognized personalities in the sports industry in America. Pursuing her interest in basketball, she made a successful and respectable career as a female commentator and analyst for NBA sports.