Bill Hillgrove Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Pittsburgh Steelers

By | February 5, 2023

Bill Hillgrove Biography

Bill Hillgrove an American sports broadcaster, sports journalist, and radio personality famous in his hometown of Pittsburgh and has served exclusively in that market.

He works as the lead play-by-play broadcaster for the University of Pittsburgh sports network 93.7 The Fan and for the Pittsburgh Steelers football network 102.5 WDVE. along with Pat Bostick, he calls Pitt basketball games and Pitt football games with former Pitt guard Curtis Aiken.

Bill Hillgrove Age

Hillgrove was born in the United States, on November 20, 1940.

Bill Hillgrove Height

Hillgrove stands tall at a height of 5 ft 7 inches (Approx. 1.70 m).

Bill Hillgrove Education

He joined Central Catholic High School for his high school education and then joined University of Duquesne. Bill served for Duquesne basketball games as a student sports broadcaster while in college. He later graduated from Duquesne with a degree in journalism in 1962.

Bill Hillgrove Family

Bill information about his parents and/or siblings are publicly unavailable, this section will be updated as the information is made public.

Bill Hillgrove Wife

He wedded Rosette Sapienza in 1965, they lives in Murrysville, Pennsylvania together with theur two children named Leah who is an actress, and Bill. They are blessed with two grandchildren.

Bill Hillgrove Salary

Bill earns na estimated annual salary of $92,567 according to Pittsburgh Steelers’ play-by-play broadcaster salaries

Bill Hillgrove Net Worth

Hillgrove has an estimated net worth range of $1 million – $5 million.

Bill Hillgrove Career

Back in 1994, He got selected by Steelers owner Dan Rooney to take over the retiring Jack Fleming for the Pittsburgh Steelers as the play-by-play broadcaster. After serving for many years together with famous color broadcaster Myron Cope, his Steeler broadcast partners now include former Steelers players like Craig Wolfley, Merrill Hoge, and Max Starks.

He as well continues to broadcast basketball games and Pitt football. Former Pittsburgh Pirate Dick Groat serves for basketball as Hillgrove’s broadcast partner. His partners Bill Osborn, Bill Fralic, Johnny Sauer, and Pat Bostick. Bill Osborn got back to the booth after Bostick stepped down in 2016.


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