Mark Giangreco Bio, Age, Height, ABC 7 Chicago, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Mark Giangreco Bio, Wiki

Mark Giangreco is an American Anchor/ Reporter working on ESPN Radio as a contributor. Prior to that, he served as a sports anchor at ABC7 Chicago.

Mark Giangreco Age

Giangreco is 71 years old as of 2023, he was born on May 13, 1952, in Buffalo, New York, United States. He celebrates his birthday on May 13 every year.

Mark Giangreco Height

Giangreco stands at the height of 5 feet  8 inches tall.

Mark Giangreco Education

Giangreco went to Canisius High School and graduated in 1970. Later on, he received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Dayton University in 1974. Additionally, he started his broadcasting career on WING Radio while still in college.

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Mark Giangreco Career

Giangreco works for ESPN Radio as a contributor. Prior to that, he served ABC7 Chicago as a sports anchor and director for the Number One rated 5 PM and 10 PM newscasts. Additionally, he has been working at ABC 7 Chicago since joining the station in 1994 and left in 2021. He has received a reputation for being a sports anchor that even non-sports fans love watching, with wit, and an interesting spin on the day’s sports news.

In addition to that, he came to ABC 7 from Chicago’s WMAQ-TV, where he was the station’s sports director, sports anchor/reporter (1983-94), and weekend anchor/reporter (1982-83). Before, he worked at WLKY-TV in Louisville, Kentucky, where he became a sports anchor and sports director (1978-82). Prior to joining ABC 7, he served as a weekend sports anchor and reporter at WDTN-TV in Dayton, Ohio (1976-77).

Mark Giangreco WING-AM radio

Furthermore, his broadcasting career began while still in his college years when he went to WING-AM radio in Dayton as a news and sports reporter in 1972. Aside from that, Mark has been venerated with the distinguished Iris Award from the National Association of Television Program Executives. He also won two Peter Lisagor Awards, two Associated Press Awards for “Best Sportscast” and five Emmys. Currently, he serves as an honorary chairman of the Ronald McDonald House fundraising efforts.

Chicago Father’s Day Council named him “Father of the Year, in 1996 ” and earlier in 1995, he gained the Dante Award for the best student from the Justinian Society of Italian Lawyers Award for journalism and the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans. He earned the 1982 Louisville Journalism Award for his excellence in sports activities. Recently, he became commemorated with the 2017 Illinois Sportscaster of the Year Award.

Mark Giangreco’s Net Worth

In Giangreco’s career as a contributor, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Mark Giangreco Salary

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Mark Giangreco Parents and Siblings

Giangreco has a brother called Pete Giangreco who is a Democratic Party political consultant who has worked on seven presidential campaigns. Which included the 2008 presidential campaign for then-Senator Barack Obama. Information about his parents will be updated when available.

Mark Giangreco Wife/ Spouse

Giangreco was married to his longtime girlfriend Cyntia Giangreco popularly known as Cindi Giangreco. They were blessed with 3 children named Mark, Christopher, and Matt. In spite of their prosperous family bonding.  They could not stay courteously and separated in 2005.

As a part of their divorce settlement, they settled for their Tudor mansion in Wilmette. Within a year of their divorce, Cindi sold their five-bedroom house for $2.78 million. He and his former spouse had bought the estate for $1.5 million back in 1995.

Mark Giangreco Kids

Giangreco is a proud father of three kids namely Mark, Christopher, and Matt. However, once available, an update regarding his children will be made.

Mark Giangreco ABC 7 Chicago

Giangreco worked  at ABC 7 Chicago where he worked alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Rob Elgas
  2. Stacey Baca
  3. Roz Varon
  4. Tracy Butler
  5. Jim Rose
  6. Terrell Brown
  7. Hosea Sanders
  8. Tanja Babich
  9. Judy Hsu

Mark Giangreco Twitter,and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 35k followers, and about 1k followers on his Instagram account.