Doris Burke - Bio, Net Worth, Salary, Husband, Age, Awards, College

Doris Burke

Facts About Doris Burke

Celebrated Name Doris Burke
Age 57 Years Old
Nick Name
Birth Name Doris Sable
Birth Date 1965-04-11
Gender Female
Profession Sports Analyst , Sports Commentator
Place Of Birth West Islip, New York
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Home Town Manasquan, New Jersey
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Aries
High School Manasquan High School
College / University Providence College
Position Point Guard
Siblings 7
Career Start Began her broadcasting career in 1990
Height 5 feet 8 inches
Weight 60 Kg
Body Type Slim
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Divorced
Husband Gregg Burke (Ex-Husband)
Children 2
Son Matthew
Daughter Sarah
Source of Wealth Salary from her work as an sports analyst for ESPN and ABC
Salary Around $1 million
Net Worth Around $4 million
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Doris Burke is an American sports announcer and analyst. Burke works for NBA on ESPN, NBA on ABC, College Basketball on ESPN, and College Basketball on ABC games. She previously worked as an analyst for WNBA games on MSG and on New York Knicks games.

She was an athletic player in college who entered the Basketball Hall of Fame as the 2018 Curt Gowdy Media Award winner. She was previously inducted into the Providence College Hall of Fame in 1999. 

What is Doris Burke Famous For?

  • Popular announcer and analyst for NBA on ESPN, NBA on ABC, College Basketball on ESPN, and College Basketball on ABC games. 

Where is Doris Burke From?

Doris Burke was born on 11 April 1965. Her birth name is Doris Sable. Her birth place is in West Islip, New York in the United States. She holds an American nationality. Her home town is Manasquan, New Jersey where she moved at the age of seven. Information about her parents is not available at present. She has seven older siblings. She belongs to the white ethnicity and her religion is Christianity. Her zodiac sign is Aries.

Regarding her educational background, she attended Manasquan High School. She started playing basketball in the second grade and played as a point guard at Manasquan. Following her outstanding high school career, she was recruited by several eastern colleges.

Doris Burke Providence

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She then attended Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island where she played for the Providence Friars women's basketball team. She led the Big East Conference in assists during her freshman year and was named second-team All-Big East Player once and all-tourney team of the Big East Women's Basketball Tournament twice. She was named the college's Co-Female Athlete of the Year as a senior. She left Providence as its all-time leader in assists and was inducted into the Providence College Hall of Fame in 1999. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in health service administration/social work. She later obtained her master's degree in education. 

Doris Burke Career

  • Doris Burke began her broadcasting career in 1990. 
  • Her career began as an analyst for women's games for Providence College on the radio. 
  • In the same year, she began working as an analyst on Big East Women's games on television. 
  • In 1996, she began working on Big East men's games. 
  • She has been part of ESPN since 1991 working as a part of ESPN's coverage of the WNBA. 
  • She was the primary radio and television voice of New York Liberty. 
  • She was named to ESPN's top men's basketball team where she worked with Dick Vitale on the men's games. 
  • She then began working the sidelines for ESPN and ABC for their coverage of the NBA beginning with the 2003-04 NBA season. 
  • She worked as a sideline reporter for the NBA Finals on ABC from 2009 to 2019.
  • She signed a multi-year contract extension in October 2013 to serve as an NBA commentator for ESPN. 
  • She debuted on ESPN's NBA pre-game show "NBA Countdown" alongside analysts Jalen Rose and Avery Johnson in November 2013. 
  • She became a regular NBA game analyst for ESPN in 2017. 
  • She calls the conference finals and the NBA Finals on ESPN Radio, as of 2020.
  • She was selected to enter the Basketball Hall of Fame as the 2018 Curt Gowdy Media Award winner. 

Who is Doris Burke Husband?

Doris Burke is currently single. She was previously married to Gregg Burke. Her husband is the current head golf coach at the University of Rhode Island. Together, they share two children, Sarah, and Matthew. They are now divorced.

What is Doris Burke Height?

Doris Burke stands at the height of 1.73 m i.e. 5 ft and 8 inches tall. She has a body weight of around 60 kg. She has a slim body build. Her eye color is brown and her hair color is blonde. 

Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is Doris Burke Salary and Net Worth?

Doris Burke is one of the veteran sports analysts working for ESPN and ABC. She has been working as an analyst or reporter for over three decades. She signed a multi-year contract extension with ESPN in October 2013. Burke is reportedly paid a handsome salary of around $1 million at ESPN. At present, her net worth is estimated at around $4 million. 

Trivias About Doris Burke You Need To Know.

  • She was the fifth woman inducted into the Providence College Hall of Fame.
  • She is the first woman to be a commentator for the Big East men's games.
  • She is also the first woman to be a primary commentator on a men's college basketball conference package.
  • She has been featured as the sideline reporter for 2K Sports's NBA video game since 2010.
  • She is the first woman at the national level to be assigned a full regular-season role.
  • She received the USA Today Rudy Award as the Best New Face in Sports Television in 2003.
  • She was honored with induction into the Institute for International Sport's Scholar Athlete Hall of Fame in 2004.
  • Providence College honored her with an honorary doctorate degree in 2005.
  • She became a member of the North Providence Hall of Fame in 2006.
  • She was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006.
  • She received the Silver Anniversary Award in 2012 in recognition of her athletic and professional accomplishments from the NCAA.
  • Tobin Heath chose the name of Doris Burke to wear on her jersey, as the US women's soccer team each wore a jersey with the name of a woman they were honoring.