Ron Gant is a talented American journalist who was born in Victoria, Texas, United states. Therefore, he is an American National. Additionally, he works as an anchor at WAGA-TV and FOX 5.
How old is he?
He was born on March, 2nd, 1965. Therefore, he is 58 years old.
Ron Gant Education
So, he has no known professional education after high school. However, he played football and baseball in high school. Again, he was heavily recruited to play college baseball at schools such as Texas and Oklahoma, but turned down scholarship offers to turn professional after high school.
Ron Gant Family
His fathers’ name is George Gant and his mother Alice Hardeman. His fathers’ profession is a chemistry teacher and his mother was a special education teacher.
However, he was first married to Heather Campbell but later divorced. In June 2015, he married again a lady by the name of Leslie Donatelli. This happened in a private wedding ceremony at the Watercolor Inn.
He has four children from his previous marriage. The names of his children are; Ryan, a son and three daughters Alexus, Symara and Halyn.
Ron Gant FOX 5
Before his television career, he spent six years with the Atlanta Braves, including appearances in two World Series. However, he has lived in Atlanta for over 20 years. He joined Fox 5 on October 25, 2012 and was a news anchor for the Atlanta-owned Fox WAGA-TV. Before becoming part of Fox 5, he was working for the Atlanta Braves as an analyst at FOX Sports South for four years.
Later, he began his radio career as a studio analyst for the MLB Network on “Hot Stove” and “MLB Tonight.” Gant previously worked as a commentator for the Atlanta Braves on TBS. Currently, he co-anchors the morning news program Good Day Atlanta on WAGA-TV.
The “T-Rex Day”
Kent Hrbek served as a first baseman in the American Major League Baseball. He played baseball for the Minnesota Twins for 14 years. He was involved in a controversial game with Gant in Game 2 of the 1991 Series. This occurred when Gant returned to first base after crossing the base with a single. Hrbek then attached the tag to Gant’s leg and Gant collided with Hrbek. Drew Coble, the referee, fired Gant because he believed the advance would let Gant out of the bag. This caused Gant to angrily question the decision and had to be restrained when Coble refused to change it. This step was later referred to as “T-Rex Day.”
He earns an estimated annual salary ranging between $56,000-135,500. Additionally, the estimate of his net worth is about $1-5 million.