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Curt Menefee

Curt Menefee

Curt Menefee is an American Sportscaster. Curt Menefee has been nominated for a Sports Emmy Award. He’s been a play-by-play commentator for Seattle Seahawks preseason football and the 2020 XFL on FOX as well as an American television sports announcer.

Curt even presented the UFC on Fox in 2011. He is also a writer, having published a book titled Losing Isn’t Everything: Menefee was also the host of the NFL show Fox NFL Sunday on the Fox network.

Childhood & Parenting

Curt Menefee was born in Atlanta, Georgia on July 22nd, 1965.

He was born in the United States and is of Afro-American descent.

His zodiac sign is Cancer, and he celebrates his birthday on July 22nd every year. He is currently 56 years old.

Menefee earned a Bachelor’s degree in Arts from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

During his collegiate years, he was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity.

Following that, the host graduated in 2010 with an honorary doctorate in journalism.

Height, Weight, and Age

Curt Menefee turned 57 years old.

He stands 6 feet tall and is still unknown in terms of weight.

The sportscaster has dark black eyes and black hair.

Facts of Curt Menefee

Full Name Curt Menefee
Birth Date July 22, 1965
Birth Place Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Nickname Curt
Nationality American
Education Coe College(BA)
Horoscope Cancer
Father’s Name Don Jones
Mother’s Name Not Available
Sibling Sarah Schulz
Age 56 Years Old
Height 6 feet (1.82 m)
Weight N/A
Shoe Size Not available
Profession Sportscaster
Net Worth $3 million
Married Yes
Spouse Violette Doliricon Menefee
Children Unknown
Broadcasting Affiliations Fox Network’s show NFL Sunday
Salary $60000
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Merch Books
Last Update May 2022

Net Worth and Annual Salary

It has been estimated that Curt Menefee has a net worth of $3 million. Mostly his earnings are from sportscasting and journalism.

Well, according to sources, a sports broadcaster earns about $60,000. This is quite a decent amount and is considered to be a good salary.

Besides, Curt acquires handsome amounts from his sponsorships, advertisements, and endorsement deals.

Thus, we can be sure of the fact that Curt lives a luxurious life with his wife and his dogs.

To add on, Curt receives an annual salary of around $200,000 while working at Fox Sports alongside American sports analyst/anchor, Terry Bradshaw who has a net worth of $20 million as per


Curt was a sports reporter for MSG Network’s SportDesk show before joining Fox Sports full-time.

Prior to that, he worked as a sports anchor for WNYW, Fox’s flagship station in New York City.

Menefee also made an appearance on WTLV in Jacksonville, Florida, and aired a radio show on KTCK (“1310 The Ticket”) in Dallas, Texas.

Furthermore, the host has worked as a sports anchor and reporter for WISC-TV (CBS) in Madison, Wisconsin, as well as for KTVT, a CBS affiliate in Dallas-Fort Worth.

He subsequently joined José Mota on the play-by-play for a game between the Los Angeles Angels and the Chicago White Sox.

Fox Sports

Later in 1997, the 55-year-old began his career as a sideline reporter for FOX Sports, before moving to play-by-play for Fox’s NFL Europe and Fox NFL coverage on FOX Sports and FSN.

Curt then became the host of FOX NFL in 2007.

Menefee, meanwhile, made an appearance on MLB on Fox on May 24, 2008.

During a game between the Los Angeles Angels and the Chicago White Sox, he shared play-by-play duties with José Mota.

Curt Menefee
Curt Menefee reporting for FOX sports. Source: tvinsider

Menefee has presented shows like Fox’s coverage of the 2010 UEFA Champions League Final between FC Internazionale Milano and FC Bayern Munich, which was the first broadcast of that tournament’s final on over-the-air broadcast television in the United States on May 22nd, 2010.

Similarly, on November 12th, 2011, he covered UFC on Fox with Randy Couture and Jon Jones.

It was the first time the tournament’s final was televised on free-to-air broadcast television in the United States. Curt became the host of the UFC on Fox alongside his companions, which was a proud moment for him.


Curt has remained the host since since, until ESPN acquired the rights to broadcast UFC.

He has previously collaborated with Black Huard, Brian Stann, Tim Green, Tim Ryan, Brian Baldinger, and Chael Sonnen, among others.

Menefee was also the host of FOX Sports’ first broadcast of the US Open Championship in 2015.

On February 8, 2020, Menefee hosted an XFL game between the LA Wildcats and the Houston Roughnecks.


Curt has also worked as a boxing analyst. He has been a ringside commentator for Pacquiao and Hatton’s bout until now.

He used to be the play-by-play announcer for Showtime Championship Boxing, which is similar to commentating. Later, he chose to leave ShoBox: The New Generation, and he did so in January 2012.


Menefee enjoys writing as well as commenting.

When he and Michael Arkush released their book, Losing Isn’t Everything: The Untold Stories and Hidden Lessons Behind the Toughest Losses in Sports History, everyone was taken aback.

Pain, disappointment, guilt, acceptance, and resilience are among the lessons taught in the book.

He’s also provided a great description of how these lessons might help us see our lives and ourselves in a whole new light. The book has a decent rating on Goodreads, with over 82 percent of people liking it.

Achievements and Awards

Menefee is a successful sportscaster who is well-liked by his colleagues and coworkers in his trade.

He has received praise from a number of noteworthy personalities and has been nominated for a prestigious Sports Emmy Award.

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) presents the Sports Emmy Awards to honor excellence in American sports television programming, including sports-related series, live coverage of sporting events, and the top sports broadcasters.

He’s also won the Associated Press Award for Best Sports Reporter in New York and four Katie Awards (the Texas equivalent of an Emmy) for Best Sportscast and Best Sports Special for his outstanding work as a sportscaster, anchor, and reporter.

All of these honors are significant and given to the greatest sports journalists.

Dog Show Organizer

Curt was fortunate enough to have all of the fortunes in his hands to see this amazing performance.

He was asked to host “America’s Top Dog,” a new competition series on A&E.

K9 police and civilian canines (together with their handlers) compete in an obstacle course for monetary rewards in this series. The eventual title owner will receive a prize of $25,000 to take home.

Curt would be joined by Nick White, an ex-Marine and former Secret Service man who is now a canine trainer, and Jamie Little, a sideline reporter.

Curt, on the other hand, was thrilled to be a part of the show because he has two rescue dogs at home and participates in numerous dog-related philanthropic events.

Wife and Children

Curt Menefee has been married twice before. He was previously married to Annalies Menefee. Her professional and personal lives haven’t been updated in a long time.

As a result, we have no idea who she is or where she comes from. What we do know is that they married in 1999 and divorced a few years later.

Regrettably, Curt has remained tight-lipped about his personal life and has not revealed any details concerning his first marriage.

Violette Doloricon Menefee was the woman he met later.

For those who are unfamiliar with Violletee, she is a nurse who has worked in the field for the past 15 years. She is a baseball fan, a dog lover, and a wine connoisseur.

They got engaged on July 19, 2012, after dating for a few years. Later, on May 31, 2013, the lovely pair tied the knot and married. The wedding ceremony took held in Ravello, Italy, at Villa Cimbrone.

They are currently residing in Los Angeles, California. We don’t see any images of him with Violletee on his Instagram account.

This could be due to Curt’s desire to keep his private life private.

Violette, on the other hand, has an Instagram account that is private. She has over 310 followers, many of whom are likely to be close relatives and family.

Curt has not yet revealed any information about his children. There have been no rumors of pregnancy or news of any children to date.

This could be due to the fact that they do not want to have a kid together and are willing to wait a few more years.

Fox’s NFL host

Curt, the 55-year-old Fox NFL host, has decided to return to school to earn a master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration by 2022.

Curt is currently enrolled at Northwestern University in the United States, while other sportscasters and announcers his age are attempting to advance their careers or increase their pay.

Curt is bound to do something after being moved, upset, and obscured by the country’s political situation, which includes what happened to George Floyd, and thanks to the coronavirus pandemic that completely destroyed everything.

Inauguration of the Hall of Fame

Curt was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity while studying Bachelor of Arts at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in his early years.

And it was there, in 2016, that he was inducted into the Sigma Nu Hall of Fame, which gave him the opportunity to give a brief speech at Coe College in 2010.

Curt had a similar experience in 2019 when he was inducted into the Hall of Fame.

He was inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Hall of Fame.

The energetic Fox’s NFL host joined as the full-time host in 2007 and had Terry Bradshaw as co-hosts, Howie Long, Jimmy Johnson, Tony Gonzalez, Michael Strahan studio analysts, and Jay Glazer NFL Insider during the season.

Recently, Curt with the NFL Insider Jay Glazer was seen hosting Super Bowl LIV in Miami, joined by Colin Cowherd.

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Social Media Presence

As a broadcaster, being active on social media and maintaining good social media is a must.

As a result of this, the Fox Network’s Sports broadcaster is also very active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter.

He has about 7,167 followers on his Instagram account, where he mostly uploads pictures of his trips to different countries with his dogs and Menefee’s broadcasting partners and staff members.

Based on his Instagram account, it can be said that he has a soft spot for dogs. He frequently posts about his line of work, good quotes, and so on.

Additionally, the sportscaster also posts memes relating to his own childhood life and stories related to that.

Additionally, Menefee is also active on Twitter. The broadcaster has been using this platform since 2011, and now almost 44.4k people follow him.