Marty Brennaman Enjoying Retirement With Wife Amanda Ingram And Kids

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Marty Brennaman second wife, Amanda Ingram, is a former executive director at Oldham County Economic Development.

Franchester Martin Brennaman, a former sportscaster, is famous for his long period as the play-by-play announcer of Major League Baseball’s Cincinnati Reds on the Cincinnati Reds Radio Network.

Martin started his professional career joining Joe Nuxhall on the Reds radio team in 1974.

Marty Brannaman Wearing The Red's Jersey
Marty Brannaman Wearing The Red’s Jersey (Source: Twitter)

Martin and Joe’s duo was preferred by the listeners and became an institution in the city and started appearing in various radio and television commercials.

Brennaman had a trademark call of a Reds victory, “And this one belongs to the Reds!” which he coined during his second game with the team.

The broadcaster announced on January 16, 2019, that he would retire following the 2019 season. Moreover, his final broadcast of the Reds game was on September 26, 2019.

Additionally, Brennaman was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame, NSAA Hall of Fame, National Radio Hall of Fame, and Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum.

Marty Brennaman Wife, Amanda

Amanda Brennaman (nee Ingram) is the wife of Marty Brennaman. The couple tied the knot on June 21, 2012. Marty and Amanda were reportedly in a relationship for five years before they shared their vows and said “I Do’s.”

Amanda Ingram was born in Ashland, Kentucky, on July 28, 1942. Ingram went to Paul G. Blazer High School.

After high school, Amanda attended Marshall University, from where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1994 and a master’s degree in political science and government in 2000.

Moreover, Amanda worked as an Executive director at Oldham Co. Economic Development for one year before serving at Edison Electric Institute from 2001 to 2004.

Marty Brennaman With His Wife
Marty Brennaman With His Wife (Source: Twitter)

Moreover, she also took the position of director of field marketing at Maker’s Mark Distillery and worked there from August 2005 to October 2011.

Similarly, she has been working as a writer for the Brennaman Report and writes a weekly article in the Ashland Beacon Newspaper.

The Brennaman couple gave birth to a daughter named Ashley Brennaman Shirley. She married James Shirley and has two sons, Tanner and Aidan.

Shirley worked as a communications manager and director of communications at Kentucky Speedway for almost 14 years.

Before that, she was a marketing assistant and receptionist for Blue Whitespace Graphic Design.

Marty Brennaman Ex-Wife And Kids

Before Amanda, Marty Brennaman was married to Brenda Chambers. Brennaman and Brenda exchanged their vows on January 26, 1963.

Sadly, the couple got separated, but the actual reason and date of their separation are not know.

The couple shares two children: a son, Thomas Wade Brennaman, and a daughter, Robyn Dawn Brennaman.

Marty's Son Thomas Wade Brennaman
Marty’s Son Thomas Wade Brennaman (Source: Instagram)

Thom is a television sportscaster who served as the television voice of the Arizona Diamondbacks from 1998 to 2006.

He started announcing games for the Cincinnati Reds in 2007, and his tenure ended with the Reds after he was caught making homophobic statement during a game broadcast.

Thomas has been working as an announcer for Chatterbox Sports since 2021.

Similarly, Marty and Brenda’s daughter, Robyn, is a director of health policy and practice at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.

More on her experiences, she worked as a consultant for a non-profit organization and as a director of quality and research at the Society of Surgical Oncology.

Moreover, Brennaman’s daughter has also worked as a director of health policy, practice advocacy, and research at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Neeki Kakshyapati
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