Beth Mowins: Early Life, Relationship & Salary

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Beth Mowins is an American play-by-play announcer and sports Journalist for ESPN, CBS, and Sports Network. She became the second woman to call ESPN’s nationally televised college football games in 2005. 

Beth got involved in sports early on and watched every important game with her family. She also excelled in athletics throughout her childhood, so it’s no wonder she became a sportscaster.

In 2021, she became the first woman to call a play-by-play NFL match, breaking the stereotype and encouraging young people to seek their passions.

Today, she is a respected figure in mainstream sports portals. Mowins has been involved in sports for three decades and has gathered a net worth of $3 million in 2024. 

ESPN Announcer And Sports Journalist Beth Mowins
ESPN Announcer And Sports Journalist Beth Mowins (Source: ESPN Press Room)

Hence, today we will plunge a little deeper into the life of Beth Mowins and her remarkable journey of becoming such an outstanding reporter and host.

Likewise, we will also discuss her early life, career, education, net worth, and personal life.

But before diving into her details, let us begin with some quick facts about Beth Mowins.

Quick Facts

Full Name Elizabeth Mowins
Birth Date May 26, 1967
Birth Place Syracuse, New York
Known as Beth
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Education North Syracuse High School, Lafayette College, Syracuse University
Horoscope Gemini
Father’s Name Len Mowins
Siblings Three Brothers
Age 56 Years Old
Height 5’6″/1.67 m/167 cm
Weight 57 kg/127 lb
Build Curvy
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Hazel
Profession Sportscaster
Active Years  2000-Present
Marital Status  Married
Spouse  Alan Arrallado (m. 2019)
Net Worth $3 Million 
Social Media Twitter
Last Update April, 2024

Early Life, Parents, And Education

Beth Mowins was born as the only sibling of 3 brothers on May 26, 1967, in Syracuse, New York. She was born to a proud father, Len Mowins, while her mother’s name is unknown.

Sadly, Mowins has not spilled much about her personal life. Anything regarding her parent’s whereabouts and childhood is kept a secret.

Same as that, the information on her siblings is also unknown.

We know that her father, Len, was a basketball coach, and her parents were crazy about sports. Her mother was a big ice hockey fan and used to watch every match. 

The love of sports that came from both parents eventually made Beth interested in sports.


Growing up, Beth knew she had a career in athletics as she always used to watch female sports announcers and commentators and dreamt of becoming one of them.

Moreover, she also showed her interest in baseball, softball, and soccer games while in high school in North Syracuse, New York. 

Beth Mowins Addressing G'90Guests
Beth Mowins Addressing G’90Guests (Source: Flickr)

And as much as sports were essential to Mowins, she earned a Bachelor’s degree in 1989 from Lafayette College. She led the Varsity women’s basketball team under her captaincy. 

Later, she earned a master’s degree from the University of Syracuse.

Age, Height & Body Measurements

Beth Mowins is 56 years old as of 2024. She was born on May 26, 1967, under the zodiac sign Gemini. The people of this sign are playful and intellectually curious. 

She stands 5’6″/1.67 m and weighs 57 kg/127 lb with a brilliant personality and a bold appearance. Beth always stays in shape and looks presentable in front of the camera.

Besides, Mowins has short blonde hair and stunning hazel eyes that look beautiful with her broad smile.

Professional Career

Mowins started her career in Homer, New York, in 1991, as a news and sports editor for WXHC-FM Radio. Later, she moved to ESPN in 1994 and became part of the Greater Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame in 2009. 

She served as the play-by-play announcer on the late coverage of ESPN’s Monday Night Football opening week for the Denver Broncos and Los Angeles Chargers in 2017. 

Beth made history by being the first woman to do play-by-play for nationally televised NFL games. Moreover, she became the first woman to call play-by-play for an NBA game on network TV in 2021. 

Beth Mowins with her friends
Beth Mowins Posing With Her Friends (Source: Twitter)

The American play-by-play was chosen as the announcer on ESPN’s Monday Night Football between Los Angeles Chargers and Denver Broncos.

That made her the second female play-by-play announcer in NFL regular season. 

She became the first female play-by-play announcer to call college basketball, NBA, and NFL for CBS sports in its 58-year history. 

On May 8, 2021, she became the first woman to call it one of the team’s regular season games. Moreover, Beth made her NBC Olympics debut, hosting the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. 

Mowins serves as a sports journalist and play-by-play for ESPN, CBS, and Marquee Sports Network in 2024. 

Career Highlights 

  • Greater Hall of Fame (2009)
  • Jake Wade Award from College Sports Information Directors of America(CoSIDA)
  • Marty Glickman Award (2015)

Mowins is currently working on ESPN, CBS, and marquee Sports Networks. In a brief time, Mowins achieved immense prominence and sports industry accolades.

Personal life And Relationship

Beth Mowins is happily married to her long-term boyfriend, Alan Arrallado. The couple tied the wedding knot on June 30, 2019, at the Scripps Seaside Forum in San Diego, California.

The American play-by-play announcer has always tried to keep her private life hidden from the public eye. She always stays quiet and never responds to any controversy regarding her personal and relationship life.

Beth Mowins And Rex Ryan Working For The ESPN
Beth Mowins And Rex Ryan Working For The ESPN (Source: Awful Announcing)

Previously she was rumored to be bisexual. However, there was no such evidence that provided support for the allegations.

As of 2024, Beth and Alan reside in San Diego, California, with Alan’s son, whom Beth has adopted.

Net Worth And Salary

Beth Mowins, an incredibly hard-working journalist, has an annual net worth of $3 million in 2024. Likewise, her yearly salary is estimated between $75k-$100k.

Mowins is one of the industry’s relatively few female sports announcers and has amassed a considerable sum. 

Per the source, the American play-by-play makes way more money than her fellow female sportscasters, such as Laura Rutledge, Linsay Rhodes, and Wendi Nix.

As she is the most brilliant sportscaster and has a lot of experience, it is fair that Beth earns a lot of money. She lives a luxurious life and seems happy and wealthy.

Social Media Presence

Sadly, Beth Mowins is not active on several social media platforms. She only uses Twitter and goes by the name @bethmowins. 

Twitter: 39.9k followers

Likewise, she doesn’t share much about her personal life on Twitter. Her tweets and posts are mostly related to her professional life. 


The American play-by-play announcer is well-known for her work with ESPN, CBS, and Marquee Sports Network. 

Beth Mowins Search Trend 2023
Beth Mowins Search Trend 2023 (Source: Google Trend)

The graph shows her search trends for 12 months. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Did Beth Mowins play sports?

Beth Mowins played basketball, softball, and soccer at North Syracuse High School in North Syracuse, New York.

Who is the female college football announcer?

Beth Mowins is the female college football announcer. In 2017, Beth became the first woman in 30 years to call a National Football League game.  She has called a variety of sports for ESPN, and her primary assignments are announcing men's and women's college sports.

What game is Beth Mowins calling?

Mowins currently serves as the play-by-play announcer and sports journalist for ESPN, CBS, and Marquee Sports Network and calls NBA and NFL games.

Do the Cubs have a female announcer?

Beth Mowins served as the female announcer for the Cubs in 2021. She worked alongside analysts Jim Deshaies and Jon Boog Sciambi. She is the first woman in Cubs history to call a regular-season game.

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