Carl Kasell Biography
Carl Kasell was an American personality who was better recognized as a newscaster of the National Public Radio, non-profit membership media organization. Similarly, he was the official judge and scorekeeper of the weekly news, quiz show Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! where he worked until his retirement.
The talented American personality, Kasell was married to wife, Mary Kasell. The couple was spending their time together happily, however, the tragic end came to their relationship after the death of Kasell.
Carl Kasell Early Life and Education
Carl Ray Kasell was born on 2nd April 1934, in Goldsboro, North Carolina to American parents. He attended drama school where Andy Griffith was his drama instructor. Though he was very good at acting, he chose radio as his professional career.
As a child, he used to make the voice of newscaster and with an ambition of being a newscaster, he landed his first job at the age of 16. Later on, he joined at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. There, he helped to launch a local radio station WUNC with a friend, Charles Kuralt.
Moreover, he also served in the U.S Army and after that, he worked as an announcer and DJ at radio station WGBR.
Carl Kasell Journalism Career
Carl Kasell worked at the National Public Radio‘s like a news announcer for Weekend All Things Considered in 1975. Giving continuity to his career, he then launched weekly news quiz Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! For that, he was voted into the National Radio Hall of Fame.
Youtube: Carl Kasell’s last show;
Carl Kasell Married, Wife, Girlfriend, Affairs, Dating
Carl Kasell was married to his beautiful girlfriend, Mary Kasell in 2003. The couple was living happily together, however, the tragic end came after the death of Kasell. Carl Kasell died after 15 years of their marriage. They do not share any children from their relationship.
Mary Kasell is currently living a single. Since after the death of her husband, she has not involved in other affairs and neither there are any rumors of her floating in the air.
Carl Kasell Death
Carl Kasell died on 17th April 2018, at the age of 84 from the complication of Alzheimer’s disease in Potomac, Maryland.
Youtube: Carl Kasell’s death
Carl Kasell Net Worth, Income, Earning, Salary
Carl Kasell had accumulated a decent sum of money from his multiple professions with numbers of awards, National Radio Hall of Fame, Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters of the University of Southern Maine, and North Carolina of the Year.
Apart from his newscaster career, he had also published numbers of books. Though Carl hasn’t shared any information regarding his salary and net worth it is sure that he had millions of dollars until his death.