Rod Black CTV, Biography and Wiki
Rod Black is a renowned Canadian sports announcer best known for his work with CTV Sports and TSN from 1990 until 2021. Currently, Rod is a host and brand ambassador for NorthStar Bets, a brand of NorthStar Gaming since March 24, 2022.
At the early age of 19, Balck started his career as a sports announcer at the local CTV affiliate where he became the host of the Winnipeg Jets’ NHL broadcasts. In 1990, Black moved to the CTV Sports division based in Toronto where he anchored events including the 1991 Canada Cup, 1992 Summer Olympics, and 1994 Winter Olympics. Rod also called events for CTV Sportsnet from its launch in 1999 until CTV’s acquisition of TSN, and sale of Sportsnet to Rogers, in 2001. Rod was also known as the voice of figure skating in Canada, as he covered the sport as a commentator for CTV and TSN coverage of figure skating. Additionally, in April 2002, Black guest starred on the Canadian animated series D’Myna Leagues as Rod Blackbird, a documentary filmmaker. On October 14, 2021, Rod announced his resignation from CTV/TSN after spending over 3 decades there.
Rod Black’s Profile Summary
- Real name: Rod Black
- Birthday: September 28, 1962
- Age: 60 years old
- Place of Birth: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
- Nationality: Canadian
- Profession: Journalist
- Gender: Male
- Wife: Nancy
- Net Worth: $3 million
- College: Red River College
Rod Black Age and Birthday
Black was born on September 28, 1962, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is 60 years old and he will be celebrating his 61st birthday on September 28, 2023. His Zodiac sign is Libra.
Rod Black Height
Black stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.72 m) tall.
Rod Black Wife/Spouse and Son
Black is married to his gorgeous wife Nancy. They have a son named Tyler who was drafted in the first round of the 2021 Major League Baseball draft by the Milwaukee Brewers.
Growing up in Winnipeg Manitoba, Rod graduated from a local high school around the area and later joined Red River College where he studied Creative Communications.
Rod Black Awards and Nominations
Black has earned some awards and various nominations over his career including;
- Won the Sports Media Canada Award as Outstanding Sports Broadcaster in 2005
- He received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his volunteer work with Plan Canada in 2013.
- He earned five Gemini Award nominations for Best Sports Broadcaster.
Rod Black Net Worth
Black has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of May 2023. Black has earned his fortune from his sports broadcasting career and from his work as a host and brand ambassador for NorthStar Bets.