Dan Roan (WGN) Bio-Wiki, Age, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Height, Kids and Married

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Dan Roan Biography and Wiki

Dan Roan (b. Feb 3, 1945) is an American Sports commentator who is currently the weekday sports anchor of the WGN Evening News at Five and Six and WGN News at Nine.  He additionally hosts Instant Replay, WGN’s extended look at weekend sports on Sundays at 9:40 pm.

Roan joined the WGN-TV sports team in February 1984.

Dan Roan WGN Age and Birthday

Dan Roan was born on February 3, 1945, in Keokuk, Iowa, United States. He is 77 years old as of 2022. Roan celebrates his birthday on Feb 3 and his birth sign is Aquarius.

Dan Roan Education

The WGN sports commentator attended Illinois State University, a public university in Normal, Illinois, United States, where he graduated in 1976.

Dan Roan Wife

Despite the fact that Dan is a familiar face on TV, His private life has remained unknown to the public. It is therefore not clear if the sports anchor is married or if he has any kids.

Dan Roan Height

The American journalist is quite tall, According to online sources, Roan stands at 5 feet 8 inches (1.72m).


Dan has been acknowledged during his time at WGN, gaining multiple Emmy Awards for his job as host, producer, reporter, and play-by-play announcer. In 1994, he obtained three Emmy Awards for sports-related programming.

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Dan Roan Career

Dan launched his career in 1977 at WCIA-TV in Champaign, Illinois, where he was a sports director for close to a decade. He has served in numerous positions at WGN. Dan has hosted and co-produced pregame and halftime show for WGN’s NBA and Major League Baseball telecasts.

Roan is also a backup play-by-play announcer for WGN’s Bulls, Cubs, and White Sox games. In addition, The Sports commentator was the lead announcer for the station’s telecasts of DePaul University basketball.

Dan also operated play-by-play on the station’s Notre Dame football telecasts in 1988, when the contentious Irish won a national championship.

Dan Roan Salary

Working as a sports anchor for WGN, Dan earns an annual salary ranging from $32,600 to $120,500

Dan Roan Net Worth

Roan has been in his field for over 3 decades, During this time he has no doubt acquired a substantial amount. His net worth is estimated at $1 million as of 2022.

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