Max Kellerman: Wiki, Age, Career, Salary, Net Worth, Wife, Brother & Twitter

Max Kellerman is a well-known American sports television big name and boxing commentator. In addition, he is also a journalist, Talk show host, Actor, Screenwriter. Max is the host of This Just In with Max Kellerman on ESPN at present. In the past, he was a co-host of ESPN talk show First Take alongside Stephen A. Smith and Molly Qerim earlier.

Max Kellerman Wiki/Biography

Full Name Max Kellerman
Date of Birth August 6, 1973
Place of Birth Greenwich Village, New York City, New York, United States
Profession Talk show host, Journalist, Commentator, Actor, Screenwriter
Education Hunter College High School

Columbia University (1998)

Nationality United States of America
Age 48 years
Zodiac Sign Leo
Spouse Erin Manning
Children Esther Kellerman,

Sam Kellerman and

Mira Kellerman

Siblings Sam Kellerman and two other younger brothers
Height 5 ft 10 in

1.8 m in meters

Hair colour Black
Cars Not known
Net Worth $6 Million
Record Labels Columbia Records
Albums “Young Man Rumble” – music video (1994)
Music Groups “Max and Sam”
Movies “Rocky Balboa” (2006)

“The Wedding Bout”

“Real Husbands of Hollywood”, “Creed” (2015)

TV Shows “Friday Night Fights”

“Around the Horn”

“Max on Boxing”

“Talk show with Marcellus Wiley” (2011, ESPNLA, LA Live), “Talk show SportsNation on ESPN” (2013)

Max Kellerman Childhood

Max was born as the eldest of the four brothers in the Kellerman family. In reality, he grew up in Greenwich Village, New York in the United States of America. Afterwards, he went to Hunter College High School.

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Max Kellerman Birthday

He was born on August 6, 1973, in the United States of America.

Max Kellerman Zodiac Sign

According to his birth date, Max’s zodiac sign is Leo.

Max Kellerman  Education

He graduated from Hunter College High School in 1991. In the same way, Max Kellerman later joined Columbia University graduating with a degree in History.

Max Kellerman Family

Max Kellerman’s parents are Henry Kellerman and Linda Kellerman. To begin with, he has three brothers. However, his younger brother Sam Keller was murdered by former boxer James Butler in October 2004.

Max Kellerman Brother

Sam Kellerman, Max Kellerman’s younger brother was born on 24th November 1974. As a result, he was the second of all the four brothers in the Kellerman family. In addition, he wrote a play called ‘The Man Who Hated Shakespeare’ and hosted a public-access cable-television show.

However, Sam was murdered by former boxer James Butler. On 17th October 2004, his body was found inside his apartment in the 1400 block of Vista Street in Los Angeles, United States of America. In the end, James Butler confessed to murdering Sam. He was sentenced to 29 years imprisonment.

While remembering his brother Max Kellerman said, “he was a creative genius… He was the best writer for his age I’ve ever read. I used to tell him, ‘I’ll always be able to get someone to pay me for talking, and you’ll always be able to get someone to pay you for writing.’ When it came to writing, I felt like Salieri to Sam’s Mozart. Sam wanted to direct the film, but I think he was fated to write and be in front of the camera.

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To sum up, he was starting to get work as an actor. Not to mention, he was in several national commercials. And the acting wasn’t even what he did best. Sam was a sure thing. It was just a matter of time before he made it big.”

Max Kellerman Wife

In 1994, Max Kellerman married the love of his life, Erin Manning.

In the first place, they have been lovers since college. However, in 2014, Max disclosed that he had once hit his wife Erin while they were dating back in college. However, it had happened when both of them got drunk. In fact, it was supposed that Max was suspended by ESPN. On the other hand, they never verified nor turned down with the station offering a statement “Max Kellerman will return to ESPN-LA Radio and SportsNation on Thursday.”

Max Kellerman Children

Max Kellerman has three children with his wife, Erin.

The name of their children is Esther Kellerman, Sam Kellerman, and Mira Kellerman.

Max Kellerman Height

Kellerman stands tall at 5 ft 10 in. It is 1.8 m.

Max Kellerman Weight

Not known.

Max Kellerman Body Measurements

His body measurements are still under review.

Max Kellerman Career

Max Kellerman covered professional boxing for a local public access television cable TV program called Max on Boxing when he was at Columbia University. In addition, when he graduated from Columbia University he became an analyst on ESPN’s boxing series Friday Night Fights.

In the first place, Max Kellerman became the host of ‘Around the Horn’ on ESPN in November 2002. However, he left the show in early 2004. Even though, the show was very well known, they could not reach an agreement with the network.

He joined Fox Sports Net as a host of a new show called ‘I, Max’ in the year 2004. As a matter of fact, Max talked about sports news with Michael Holley (former Around the Horn panellist) and Bill Wolff. On the other hand, he took some time off in October after the death of his brother. Later, the show was cancelled by Fox despite having high ratings at the time. The last episode aired on 18th February 2005.

Moreover, in 2005, he joined Tucker Carlson on his show on MSNBC, on a part of the show called “The Outsider”. Afterwards, Max Kellerman generally took the position selected by Carlson. However, in March 2008 the show was cancelled. Furthermore, he did at least two nights of audition shows at 7 PM for WEPN (1050) 1050 ESPN Radio in New York City. He hosted one night with Sid Rosenberg starting in the week of 21st August 2006 also.

In the first place, Max Kellerman began hosting the 10 AM to noon program on WEPN on 23rd October 2006. However, he replaced ESPN’s nationally broadcast Colin Cowherd program.Likewise, in September 2007, the show was extended to 1 pm. Furthermore, in November Brian Kenny, ESPNEWS and SportsCenter joined the show as a co-host.

Subsequently, on 4th February 2008, the show was added to XM Radio on ESPN Xtra. On the contrary, in the fall of 2008, the show was renamed ‘The Max Kellerman Show’ after Kenny left the radio program to attend to his Sports Center tasks. On the contrary, Max Kellerman left ESPN radio on 9th March 2009.

He joined HBO as the network’s Boxing After Dark telecast working together with Fran Charles and Lennox Lewis. On the other hand, in 2007, he moved to the HBO World Championship Boxing main team alongside Jim Lampley, Harold Lederman, and a switching guest analyst. Usually, the guest analysts were Roy Jones Jr. or the late Emanuel Steward.

In December 2010, he was declared as the new midday host at ESPNLA 710 alongside former NFL player co-host Marcellus Wiley. In this case, they replaced LA Sports Live with Andrew Siciliano and former NBA player Mychal Thompson.

Furthermore, he had also acted in some movies. For instance, “Rocky Balboa” (2006), “The Wedding Bout”, “Real Husbands of Hollywood”, “Creed” (2015).

In addition, he recently started a solo show, Stephen A.’s World, on streaming service ESPN+. In this case, the show is about interviewing non-athletes and sports figures alike.

Max Kellerman First Take

On 25th July 2016, Max Kellerman joined First Take as a featured commentator with Stephen A. Smith and host Molly Qerim on ESPN. In this case, Kellerman and Smith together debated the most up to date issues of the day. On the other hand, Kellerman sees his role on the show ‘First Take’ as a way of putting a fresh twist on things in part by sketching out a linked up thread to all his positions. In fact, he is always ready and happy to stick up for or defend players when others won’t.

Moreover, he said, “Sports has a tendency to be pro-management or pro team, I’m more pro-labour…I generally look to take the side of the players.”

Max Kellerman Lip

He has a small lifelong scar on the left side of his mouth from a childhood accident. In this case,an article in ‘Sports Illustrated’ said it is a result of his playing around near an electrical outlet as a child. In fact, Kellerman had confirmed this incident on his radio show.

Max Kellerman Rap

Max Kellerman was a member of a hip hop group with the name “Max and Sam” together with his brother Sam. To point out, in 1994, Max and his brother Sam were signed under Columbia Records and recorded a music video titled “Young Man Rumble”.

Max Kellerman New Show

Kellerman’s new program, “This Just In,” debuted  September 14, 2021, at 2 p.m. In brief, it offers news, opinion and analysis of trending sports headlines. To sum up, it looks ahead at potential sports news from the evening ahead. In the same way, Max Kellerman is engaged to be joined by several of ESPN’s sports insiders and analysts each day.

Max Kellerman Salary

His appearance on ESPN and Disney has already been increasing lately. As a result,it is expected that his reported annual compensation is $12 million.

Max Kellerman Net Worth

His first event in broadcasting was on a New York City television cable TV program. It was about professional boxing. For instance, the name of the show: “Max on Boxing”. To sum up, it caught the attention of the boxing community a lot. Important to realize ,after his college graduation, Max was hired as an analyst on ESPN’s “Friday Night Fights”. By 2002 he was hosting his own show.  Max Kellerman also became the original host of “Around the Horn”.

These were important forms of his net worth. His current net worth is $6 Million.

Max Kellerman Facts and Trivia

He has ranked on the list of most popular Radio Host. In addition, he has also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. In general, Max Kellerman celebrates birthday on August 6 of every year.

Max made a small appearance in the 2006 film Rocky Balboa at the side of Lampley and Merchant. As a result, they served as the broadcast team for the fight between Rocky and Mason “The Line” Dixon. As a matter of fact, he also make an appearance in the 2015 film Creed, as the reporter who interviewed Donnie Creed at the end of his fight with “Pretty” Ricky Conlan. Moreover, Max played himself as a character in the short film The Wedding Bout.

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However, Kellerman continued his boxing broadcast work at HBO. On the other hand, he was actually hired for the network’s Boxing After Dark telecasts, working at the side of Fran Charles and Lennox Lewis. In conclusion, in 2007, Kellerman moved up to the HBO World Championship Boxing main team beside Jim Lampley, Harold Lederman.

Max Kellerman and ESPN radio collectively ended their relationship on March 9, 2009. Evening host Brandon Tierney filled in Kellerman for the time being, and Colin Cowherd took his timeslot.

In addition, In December 2010, Kellerman was declared as the new noontimehost at ESPNLA 710 alongside one-timeNFL player co-host Marcellus Wiley, substitutingLA Sports Live with Andrew Siciliano and former NBA player Mychal Thompson. Program director Mike Thompson, who hired Kellerman, had worked with Kellerman at WEPN.

Max Kellerman Twitter

Max has a lot of followers on Twitter. In fact, he has more than 648 thousand fans following him. Max Kellerman had joined Twitter in July 2010. He tweets almost regularly on Twitter.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

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When did Max Kellerman join First Take?

Max Kellerman joined First Take as a featured commentator on 25th July 2016.

When did Max Kellerman join ESPN?

When he graduated from Columbia University he became an analyst on ESPN’s boxing series Friday Night Fights. Max Kellerman became the host of ‘Around the Horn’ on ESPN in November 2002.

Why was Max kicked off from First Take?

Stephen A. Smith felt that Max and he just weren’t working anymore. Possibly because the audience told them they had essentially just gone well together. For this reason, he told his bosses how he felt.

Why does Stephen A. Smith dislike Max Kellerman?

Stephen said that he thinks people got confused, thinking he doesn’t like Max. In contrast, he likes him and respects him.

Are Max Kellerman and Stephen A. Smith friends?

Smith mentioned that the two had a good relationship and he liked Kellerman.

Is Max Kellerman Married?

Yes. His wife is Erin Manning. They have been lovers since college.

Is Max in Creed 2?

Yes. Max Kellerman is there in both Creed and Creed 2.

How did Max Kellerman get famous?

In 2005, Tucker Carlson declared that Max would be a permanent contributor on his MSNBC show Tucker. Carlson launched Kellerman with a bio that contained a humorously enthusiastic compliment.

Where is Max Kellerman from?

He is from New York, United States of America.

Does Max Kellerman have a degree?

He graduated from Columbia University with History as his subject.

Does Max Kellerman have a kid?

Max has three kids. They are Esther Kellerman, Sam Kellerman, and Mira Kellerman.

What happened to Max Kellerman’s brother?

On October 12, 2004, writer Sam Kellerman, brother of sports analyst Max Kellerman, was killed at his apartment in Los Angeles. In contrast, his body was not found until October 17. Finally, on March 27, 2006, James Butler pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and arson in the 2004 death of Kellerman.

When did Max join Twitter?

Max Kellerman had joined Twitter in July 2010.

What is his zodiac sign?

His zodiac sign is Leo.

When was Max Kellerman born?

He was born on August 6, 1973.

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