Joe Beninati Biography
A native of Long Island, New York, United States, Joe Beninati born Joseph Edward Beninati is the television play-by-play announcer for the National Hockey League’s Washington Capitals.
Along with color analyst Craig Laughlin and “Inside the Glass” reporter Alan May, he provides Capitals game coverage for NBC Sports Washington.
Since 1994, Beninati has been with the Washington Capitals. During his years in broadcasting, he’s done freelance announcing for ESPN, ESPNU, Westwood One, and WFAN and was one of the prominent hockey voices on Versus (formerly OLN, now NBCSN).
Joseph Edward has been awarded DC area sportscaster of the year along with claiming 15 Capital Emmy Awards. Occasionally he’s heard as the play-by-play voice of Men and Women’s Lacrosse on ESPNU and The Big Ten Network; along with the Chesapeake Bayhawks of the MLL on NBC Sports Washington.
Before his time with NBC Sports and the Capitals, he covered the AHL system of the Boston Bruins for both the Maine Mariners and the Providence Bruins.
Joe Beninati Age and Birthday
Edward Beninati was born on November 14th, 1965 in Long Island, New York, United States. Beninati is 57 years old as of 2022.
Joe Beninati Height and Weight
The American television sportscaster, Beninati, measures an average height.
Joe Beninati Family, Parents, and Siblings
Beninati lives a low-profiled lifestyle. He has not disclosed any information concerning his parents, siblings, or his relatives. This information is however currently under review and will soon be updated.
Joe Beninati Dating, Wife, and Children
Beninati maintains a low profile concerning his personal life. Information on his relationship status will be provided as soon as it is available.
Joe Beninati Education and Career
The American television sportscaster, Beninati grew up on Long Island, listening to Marv Albert broadcasting Knicks and Rangers games. Joe attended Bowdoin College, where he still holds the school record for saves in a season (263) by a lacrosse goaltender.
His broadcasting career began when he was injured playing hockey and some friends talked him into appearing on the school’s radio station. A year after, he started doing play-by-plays of local high school events and later served as a sports information director.
After completing college, he was hired to broadcast American Hockey League games. He was later hired as the Capitals’ television play-by-play voice on Home Team Sports (now NBC Sports Washington). Beninati also provided play-by-play for several ACC and CAA sporting events, including Navy Football, the Washington Mystics, Major League Lacrosse on ESPN, and the 2002 and 2006 Winter Olympics hockey tournaments for Westwood One.
He has also announced the 2019 Major League Lacrosse All-Star Game. Before he worked with NBC Sports and the Capitals, he covered the AHL system of the Boston Bruins for both the Maine Mariners and the Providence Bruins.
Joe Beninati Net Worth and Salary
Beninati has made a great fortune over the years from his career. He has an estimated net worth ranging from $1 million to $5 million. However, his annual salary is currently under review and will soon be updated.