Martin Tyler is a journalist and semi-professional coach known for being one of the best commentators in the premier league. He is best known for his time with SkySports, where he worked for more than 30 years till his exit. This page will explore his education, biography, career, and other information about him.
Martin Tyler Biography
Martin Tyler was born on September 14, 1945, in Chester, UK, and he holds dual nationality from Australia and the UK. Not much is known about his siblings and parents. Tyler is married to Paula, whom he met during the 1982 WorldCup, and they tied the knot after dating.
Martin Tyler Education
Before attending the University of East Anglia, he attended Royal Grammar High School, Guildford.
Martin Tyler Career
As a journalist, he has worked with various media outlets. In the 1960s, he helped publish the Book of Football and was a ghostwriter on the Jimmy Hills column in the Times. He joined Sky Sports in 1990 after his agent, John Hockey, urged him. He covered a lot of games like the FA Cup and Scottish League.
He was voted the Premier League Commentator of the Decade in an award organized in 2003. While working with Sky Sports, he also worked as a commentator for the Premier League Productions, which primarily covers the Monday Night matches.
During the maiden UEFA Champions League broadcast on Fox, his commentary was used to cover the 2010 Final. In addition to being a commentator, he has also worked as a coach and primarily coached teams owned by Alan Dowson, a former football manager and professional footballer.
Other media outlets he has worked with include ITV and Screensports. He was the default commentator for the FIFA Game from 2005 to 2020.
Martin Tyler’s Net worth
Regarding sports commentaries, Martin has been one of the top journalists, and his net worth is estimated to be $1million.