Know About Steve Raible; Seahawks, Net Worth, Wife, KIRO, Salary

Steve-Raible
Published Date: 11 Jun, 2019 Updated date: 11 Jun, 2019

American news anchor Steve Raible is a known face in the world of journalism for his weeknight news reporting on KIRO 7 network. Moreover, the veteran journalist gained much fame as a former pro football player for the Seattle Seahawks.

Steve Raible never misses an opportunity to be with his loving and caring wife while he is not working. Besides, he praises her for the effort she has put into making Steve Raible who he is now.

Steve’s Short Bio: Age, Family

The 65-years-of-age journalist cum player was born as Steve Carl Raible on 2 June 1954, in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Talking about his family, his father, Carl, was a trumpet player and also a music educator while his mother, Lee, worked as a homemaker and hospital volunteer.

Steve was the first graduated member from the Trinity High School to play football. Subsequently, he started his career as a tight end in the wishbone offense playing for Georgia Tech in Atlanta.

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Career: Seahawks, KIRO

The TV anchor got his place in the second round selection of the 1976 NFL draft where he played as a wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks for six seasons till 1981.

In the second preseason game in August, of the final seasons, Raible suffered from a collapsed lung and never played football again took his retirement. Soon, in June 1982 he was selected as a color analyst for the Seahawks radio broadcasts He later became a sports reporter at KIRO-TV and now shares as one of the anchors of the team.

Playing a role of analyst for 22 long seasons, Raible became the main play-to-play radio announcer for the Seahawks on two flag stations KIRO-AM 710 ESPN Seattle and KIRO Radio 97.3FM. He also anchored the TV coverage of the Seafair hydroplane races and Blue Angeles airshows.

In his career as a news reporter, Steve has received five Regional Emmy Awards, including two of them for Best Anchor.

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Salary, Net Worth

Though Steve’s actual net worth remains confined, the reports of CURBED SEATTLE on 20 October 2014 suggested that he bought the Queen Anne Dutch Colonial Home that possessed a market value of $1.3 million. However, no detailed information is flashed out about his actual capital.

Moreover, as per some online sources, a news anchor at KIRO TV bags an average salary of $86,716 and top earners up to $124,684.

Who Is Steve Raible’s Wife?

Similar to his professional success, Steve Raible basks on an astounding personal life with the support and motivation of his beautiful wife.

Steve is married to his 38-years-old life partner, Sharon, who inspires him and supports on his career journey. Besides, Steve also praises his wife for her never-ending determination to never lose a fight when she was diagnosed with lupus some more than two decades ago.

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Steve Raible celebrates 37th wedding anniversary with wife Sharon on 19 June 2018 (Picture: Steve’s Facebook)

Apart from sharing the love and care for one another, the lovely couple flaunts their imperishable bond making timely appearances in public. Meanwhile, the sensational couple is honored with multiple awards for the regular community service.

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Some Interesting Facts About Steve Raible

  • Steve stands tall at a height of 6 feet and 2 inches (1.88 m).
  • His famous catchphrases included “Are you kidding me?” and “Holy catfish.”
  • The famous news anchor shaved his renowned mustache in March 2008 for which he received much public attention.
  • Steve and his wife received the Distinguished Community Service Award from the Grace Heffernan Arnold Guild of Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center in 2004.
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