Paul Page Biography
Paul Page is an American racing host and broadcaster best known for his 27 years on radio and television as the play-by-play announcer for the Indianapolis 500. From 1977 to 1987 and again from 2014 to 2015, he served as the Voice of the 500 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network.
Additionally, Paul served the same role on television in 1988-1998 & 2002-2004 and he was considered the hand-picked successor to Sid Collins at the IMSRN and later took over as the chief announcer. Paul began his broadcasting career at WIBC in the late 1960s and was the lead announcer for CART on NBC from 1979 to 1987, and then moved to ABC/ESPN’s coverage of the Indianapolis 500, CART, and the IRL from 1988 t0 2004.
Moreover, Page was the lead announcer for the NHRA on ESPN2 from 2006 to 2012 and also was a commentator for the motorsports show called American Sports Cavalcade on the cable network called TNN. In December 2013, it was announced that Paul would return to the role as the radio Voice of the 500 where he replaced Mike King for the 2014 and 2015 races.
Paul also announced the play-by-play for ESPN’s coverage of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest annually on July 4 from 2005 to 2017 and he also narrated the film Driven in 2001. He has received numerous accolades including being inducted as a member of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame and was also awarded two Emmys for his coverage of the Indianapolis 500.
How old is Paul Page now? Age, Birthday, Nationality, and Ethnic Background Detailed
Paul Page (age 77) was born in Evansville, Indiana, in the United States of America, on November 25, 1945. He was born an American citizen and comes from a white family. Every year on November 25, he typically celebrates his birthday. READ ALSO: Marcellus Wiley
Paul Page Height, Weight, and Other Measurements
Page stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches which is approximately 1.68 meters and maintains an average body weight of around 65kg.
About Paul Page Parents and Siblings/ Family
Page was born in Evansville, Indiana, in the United States of America but grew up as an “army brat” to his caring and supportive parents. He spend most of his time in Stuttgart, Germany, Fort Belvoir, and Fort Sheridan and his father separated from his mother when he was young thus being raised by a step-father. Unfortunately, he has not revealed any further information about his parents and his siblings at the moment. Page’s great-uncle was Harry Geisel who was a Major League Baseball AL umpire.
Paul Page Education Background
Page went to twelve different schools from elementary to high school and later graduated from Highland Park, Illinois, and later graduated from the University of Tulsa.
Who is Paul Page married to? Wife/ Spouse and Children Details
Paul is a married man. He is married to fellow broadcaster Sally Larvick. Further, the two have a son named Brian Page who is a member of Bryan Herta Autosport. Additionally, he served six years in the U.S. Army.
Paul Page Books
He co-authored a book titled “Hello, I’m Paul Page: It’s Race Day in Indianapolis” with fellow author J.R. Elrod which was published in May 2021.
Paul Page WIBC
Paul began his broadcasting career at WIBC in the late 1960s. Moreover, was the lead announcer for CART on NBC from 1979 to 1987.
How much does Paul Page make? Paul’s Salary
Page is a motorsports broadcaster and host. Moreover, he is best known for serving as the play-by-play commentator for the Indianapolis 500. Paul earns a decent annual salary of around $90,000 per year.
Paul Page’s Net Worth
Page is an American motorsports broadcaster and host. Moreover, best known for serving as the play-by-play commentator for the Indianapolis 500 for a total of 27 years across radio and television. Paul has managed to accumulate a net worth of around $1.5 million dollars.
Paul Page ESPN
He moved to ABC/ESPN’s coverage of the Indianapolis 500, CART, and the IRL from 1988 t0 2004. Moreover, Page was the lead announcer for the NHRA on ESPN2 from 2006 to 2012. Additionally, was a commentator for the motorsports show called American Sports Cavalcade.
What happened to Paul Page?
Paul was nearly killed in an accident while doing a helicopter traffic report. It was riding aboard and it crashed near Speedway Senior High School in Indiana on December 1, 1977. Moreover, Page suffered a compound fracture of the ankle but soon returned to his duties.