Christopher Russo Bio, Age, Height, MLB Network, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Christopher Russo Bio, Wiki

Christopher Russo is a Renowned American sports talk personality working for MLB Network, serving as a Sports TV Host and reporter. He has been working with this station since March 31, 2014.

Christopher Russo Age

Russo is 63 years old as of 2023. He was born Christopher Michael Russo in Syosset, New York on the 18th of October 1959.

Christopher Russo Height/Measurements

Russo stands approximately 6 feet 3 inches (1. 9 ) and weighs around 92 kg.

Christopher Russo Education

For his education, Christopher attended Rollins College near Orlando, Florida, and Darrow School in New Lebanon, New York graduating and earning a degree in history. He also spent one semester at the University of Sydney in Australia studying Australian history and literature and one spring at the Cranleigh School south of London, England (Russo’s mother is English).

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Christopher Russo Career

Russo works for MLB Network, serving as a Sports TV Host and reporter. He joined MLB Network on March 31, 2014, and hosts his show, High Heat, and as of 2021, co-hosts with Alanna Rizzo. Launched Opening Day 2014, High Heat with Christopher Russo centers Russo’s signature energetic delivery and passionate opinions on all 30 Major League Baseball clubs, plus interviews with club personnel, players, baseball writers, and broadcasters.

In addition to working at MLB Network, Christopher works on SiriusXM’s all-sports talk channel, Mad Dog Sports Radio, in which he hosts its anchor program, Mad Dog Unleashed, live every weekday afternoon from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. ET. He also acts as SiriusXM’s “baseball ambassador,” hosting shows and specials and appearing frequently on the channel to comment on MLB news and issues. He came to SiriusXM Radio in 2008.

Recognized for having assisted in popularizing the sports talk radio format throughout the country, Christopher is a lover favorite for his feisty, unflinchingly candid approach to talking sports, and the unrestrained, rapid-fire delivery won him the nickname “Mad Dog.” He arrived at SiriusXM after about 20 years in New York hosting the popular Mike and the Mad Dog show. Russo is the writer of two books namely The Mad Dog 100: The Greatest Sports Arguments of All Time and, most lately, The Mad Dog Hall of Fame: The Ultimate Top-Ten Rankings of The Best In Sports.

Christopher Russo’s Net Worth

In Christopher’s career as a sportscaster, he was able to amass a net worth between $ 10 Million and $ 22million.

How Much Does Christopher Russo Earn?

Christopher acquires annual earnings that range between $ 225, 765, and $ 333, 895.

Christopher Russo’s Parents and Siblings

Russo was born and raised to parents in Syosset, New York on Long Island. Russo is the only son of his parents Mr. Anthony Michael “Tony” (1931–2013) and Vera “Molly” Russo, from Flushing, Queens and England, respectively.

Christopher Russo Wife

Russo is married to Jeanne Lavelle. The duo dated for a while before exchanging their marriage vows on May 6, 1995, 28 years ago. He and his wife are proud to be parents of four children namely Timmy, Kiera, Colin, and Patrick.

Christopher Russo MLB Network

Russo works at MLB Network, where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. Alanna Rizzo
  2. Yonder Alonso
  3. Greg Amsinger
  4. Ruben Amaro, Jr.
  5. A.J. Andrews
  6. Alex Avila
  7. Ron Darling
  8. Ryan Dempster
  9. Mark DeRosa
  10. Robert Flores
  11. Cliff Floyd
  12. Peter Gammons
  13. Lauren Gardner
  14. Jon Heyman
  15. Brian Kenny
  16. Al Leiter
  17. Mike Lowell
  18. Keiana Martin
  19. Pedro Martinez
  20. Cameron Maybin
  21. Kevin Millar
  22. Jon Morosi
  23. Kelly Nash
  24. Melanie Newman
  25. Dan O’Dowd
  26. Jake Peavy
  27. Hunter Pence
  28. Carlos Peña
  29. Bo Porter
  30. Albert Pujols
  31. Harold Reynolds
  32. Bill Ripken
  33. Siera Santos
  34. Xavier Scruggs
  35. Lauren Shehadi
  36. Joel Sherman
  37. Jim Thome
  38. Matt Vasgersian
  39. Adnan Virk
  40. Tom Verducci
  41. Chris Young
  42. Jayson Stark
  43. Dan Plesac
  44. Matt Yallof
  45. Bob Costas

Christopher Russo Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Russo is vocal on his social media accounts, where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 124.3K Followers 77K followers on his Facebook page, and 53K followers, on his Instagram account.