Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthSeptember 1, 1959
SpouseLaura Waggoner
MarkHis dry sense of humor
FactGraduated from University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) in 1982 with a bachelor of arts degree in broadcasting.

Kenny Mayne is an American sports journalist who has been a reporter and anchor for ESPN since 1994. He is also known for his humorous and offbeat delivery, and has been voted one of the most popular sports reporters in the country.

Mayne was born in Seattle, Washington, on September 1, 1959. His parents were both high school teachers. He has two older sisters. Mayne was a star athlete in high school, playing football, basketball, and baseball. He was also an accomplished singer and pianist.

After high school, Mayne attended the University of Oregon on a football scholarship. He played wide receiver for the Ducks from 1978 to 1982. He graduated with a degree in journalism.

Mayne began his career as a sports reporter for a local television station in Eugene, Oregon. He then moved to Los Angeles, where he worked as a reporter and anchor for KTLA-TV. In 1994, he joined ESPN, where he has been a reporter and anchor for SportsCenter, NFL Live, and other shows.

Mayne has won several Emmy Awards for his work at ESPN. He was also named National Sportscaster of the Year by the American Sportscasters Association in 1997.

Mayne has been married twice. His first marriage, to former Miss USA Shawn Southwick, ended in divorce. He has two children from that marriage. Mayne married his second wife, Stacy, in 2010. They have one child together.

Mayne’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million. His salary at ESPN is not publicly known, but it is believed to be in the millions of dollars per year.

General Info

Full NameKenny Mayne
Date Of BirthSeptember 1, 1959
ProfessionComedian, TV Journalist, American football player
EducationUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas, Wenatchee Valley College


SpouseLaura Waggoner


NominationsSports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host
MoviesKung Fu Magoo
TV ShowsFast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race, 2 Minute Drill, Dancing with the Stars

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#Marks / Signs
1His dry sense of humor


1Was back-up quarterback to future NFL star Randall Cunningham at UNLV.
2Graduated from University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) in 1982 with a bachelor of arts degree in broadcasting.



The 5th Quarter2016TV Series post-productionKenny Mayne
Gambling Tips with Kenny Mayne2014Short
Kung Fu Magoo2010Kenny Mayne (voice)
Mayne Street2009-2010TV SeriesKenny Mayne
Like Mike2002Kenny Mayne


Great Moments in Everyday Life as Called by Gus Johnson2011Video short thanks


The KickerDocumentary post-productionHimself
Beat Bobby Flay2016TV SeriesHimself - Judge / Mentor
A Football Life2015TV SeriesHimself
Dancing with the Stars2006-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest Appearance / Himself - Guest Commentator
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010TV SeriesHimself - Beer Pong at the ESPYs
Mayne Street2008-2010TV SeriesHimself
Iron Chef America: The Series2009TV SeriesHimself - ICA Judge / ESPN Reporter
The Guy's Manual2009TV SeriesHimself (2009)
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2006-2008TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
ESPN: The Magazine at 102008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race2007TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host
Throwdown with Bobby Flay2006TV SeriesHimself
WWE New Year's Revolution2006TV SpecialHimself (Dancing With The Stars Promo)
Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker2005TV SeriesHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004TV Series documentaryHimself
This Is SportsCenter2003TV MovieHimself
2 Minute Drill2001TV SeriesHimself
Clerks2000TV SeriesHimself
The Drew Carey Show1999TV SeriesHimself
SportsCenter1979TV SeriesHimself (1997- )

Archive Footage

Mike & Mike2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - ESPN


Nominated Awards

2003EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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