Ron Gant Biography
Ron Gant is a skilled American journalist currently working at WAGA-TV, FOX 5 as an anchor. The Former Atlanta Braves All-Star player Gant is now part of the FOX 5 team as a co-anchor of Good Day Atlanta.
Ron Gant Age
He was on March 2, 1965, in Victoria, Texas, United States. Gant is 56years old.
Ron Gant Education
In high school, he played football and baseball. Gant was recruited heavily to play college baseball for schools such as Texas and Oklahoma, however, he turned down scholarship offers to go pro after high school.
Ron Gant Family
Gant was born in Victoria, Texas to his father George Gant, and his mother Alice Hardeman. His father is a chemistry professor, while his mother is a special education teacher.
Ron Gant Wife
Gant was first married to Heather Campbell and later divorced. In June of 2015, he married his 2nd wife Leslie Donatelli. in a private wedding ceremony that was held in Watercolor Inn. They are living together with the four kids from his previous marriage in Suwanee.
Ron Gant Children
Gant has four children from his previous marriage. The children include a son named Ryan and three daughters named Alexus, Symara, and Halyn
Ron Gant Height|Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 Feet 8 inches and weighs around 78kgs
Ron Gant FOX 5
He joined Fox 5 on October 25, 2012, and served as a news anchor for the Atlanta Fox-owned-and-operated station WAGA-TV. Before joining Fox 5, Gant served as an analyst on FOX Sports South for the Atlanta Braves for the past four years.
He started his broadcasting career, as a studio analyst for the MLB Network for “Hot Stove” and “MLB Tonight.” Prior to that, Gant worked as a commentator for the Atlanta Braves on TBS. Currently, he is a co-host on WAGA-TV‘s morning news program Good Day Atlanta. You can wake up with Ron every weekday morning at 6 a.m. and 7 a.m.
Before his broadcasting career, Ron spent six years with the Atlanta Braves, including playing in two World Series. Ron has lived in Atlanta for more than 20 years.
Ron Gant Kent Hrbek
Kent Hrbek used to serve as an American Major League Baseball first baseman. He played for 14 years in a baseball career for the Minnesota Twins. He was involved in a controversial play with Gant in Game 2 of the 1991 Series. This happened when Gant was coming back to first base after widely rounding the base on a single. Then Hrbek applied a tag to Gant’s leg and Gant ran into Hrbek. Drew Coble, the umpire, called Gant out, ruling that forward progress would have caused Gant to step off the bag. This made Gant dispute angrily the call and had to be restrained when Coble refused to change it. This move was later nicknamed the “T-Rex Tag.”
Ron Gant Salary| Net Worth
He earns an annual salary ranging between $ 56,000 – $ 135,500 and has an estimated net worth of $1 million – $ 5 Million dollars.
Ron Gant’s Social Media Platforms
He is very active in all social media accounts and he is often seen posting on his platforms. He has over 6.4k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.