Mary Carillo is an American former professional tennis player and sportscaster. Mary Carillo played professionally from 1977 to 1980. She achieved a career-high singles rank of 33 and won the 1977 French Open Championship in mixed doubles.
Birth Facts and Education
Mary Carillo was born on March 15, 1957 in New York, New York, United States. she is 65 years old and is under the zodiac sign Pisces. She is an American citizen and is left-handed.
Her father’s name is Anthony Carillo and her mother’s name is Terry Sullivan Carillo. She has a brother named Charlie Carillo and is a well-known author. On the other hand, she also has a sister, Gina Carillo, who is an actress. Likewise, Mary is very close to her two siblings and loves them dearly. She is also close to her parents.
Regarding Mary’s educational background and qualifications, the name of the educational institutions she attended is currently unknown. However, considering Carillo’s age and some other sources, she finished her high school.
career and working life
Mary Carillo was able to play on the women’s professional tennis circuit from 1977 to 1980. And her highest world ranking was No. 33 in the Women’s Tennis Association rankings from January to March 1980, but then she retired because of her knee injuries. Likewise, she never won a major singles title, but did win the 1977 French Open mixed doubles title with John McEnroe. She began her television career at USA Network from 1980 to 1987, at PBS from 1981 to 1986, and at MSG from 1981 to 1988. Carillo then worked for ESPN from 1988 to 1997 and again from 2003 to 2010.
In addition, she was even able to work on US Open coverage for CBS Sports from 1986 to 2014. In 2003, she was able to join NBC Sports as an analyst covering the French Open and Wimbledon after making her debut as an analyst for NBC on Family in 1996 Circle Cup tennis event. She even comments on the Tennis Channel.
Because of her candid and insightful commentary, Sports Illustrated has named her “Sport’s Top Analyst”. Mary was also named Best Commentator by Tennis Magazine, Best Commentator by World Tennis Magazine, and Broadcaster of the Year by the Women’s Tennis Association.
More about careers
Mary Carillo has served as Olympic tennis analyst at both the Atlanta and Sydney Summer Olympics and as ski reporter for CBS’s coverage of the Albertville, Lillehammer and Nagano Winter Olympics. Her co-hosting of the 2002 graduation ceremony with Dan Hicks also earned her critical acclaim. And at the Athens 2004 Games, she earned critical acclaim with her debut as the full-time host of the Bravo Olympics, in addition to hosting USA Network’s live Grand Slam-style coverage of the tennis gold medal final .
She was also able to serve as a late-night show host, closing ceremony host and “Friend of Bob” for the Beijing 2008 games, her ninth Olympic appearance and sixth on NBC. She even repeated those duties — night anchor and human interest reporter — even for NBC’s coverage of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, London 2012 Summer Olympics, and Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. She has also been a correspondent for HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel since 1997. She even won a Sports Emmy Award for her Real Sports feature on the Hoyt family.
In addition, she co-hosted the 133rd, 137th and 140th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Shows, which aired on USA Networks, in 2009, 2013 and 2016. She is also a commentator for the Hallmark Channel special Paw Star Game, which premieres July 12, 2015, and even as a commentator for Hallmark’s Kitten Bowl.
Awards, books and more
Mary Carillo is the author of three books: Tennis My Way (1984), Tennis Kinetics: With Martina Navratilova (1985) by Rick Elstein, and Tennis Confidential II: More of Today’s Greatest Players, Matches, and Controversies (2008). . herself in the romantic comedy Wimbledon in 2004. She is also a former board member of the Women’s Tennis Association. She even became President of USTA Serves – Foundation for Academics, Character, and Excellence.
Speaking about her awards and accomplishments, she was twice voted Broadcaster of the Year by the Women’s Tennis Association. She is also the “Best Female Commentator” by World Tennis Magazine, Toronto Star, Tennis magazine and was inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame in 2008. She also received two Peabody Awards for co-writing the HBO documentary Dare to Compete: The Struggle of Women in Sport and a Billie Jean King documentary.
In addition, Carillo has also won a Sports Emmy Award for her feature film about the Hoyt family, the 2010 Dick Schaap Award for Outstanding Journalism, the 2015 ITF Philippe Chatrier Award, a 2016 Thurston Award, the 2017 and 2018 Eugene L. Scott Awards inducted into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame.
Mary Carillo tied the knot with Bill Bowden in 1983. The couple have two children together, whose names are Rachel and Anthony. The couple were together for 15 years and divorced and separated in 1998. However, she could be singles at the moment.
Mary Carillo has one height 5 feet 8 inches tall and her weight is 65 kg, but her other body measurements are unknown to this day. In addition. Carillo has brown hair and brown eyes.
Social Media and Wealth
Mary Carillo is not active on any social media platforms and does not currently own any social accounts. Now that she’s old, she doesn’t have to want to be in a social world either.
According to celebritynetworth, Mary a net worth of $10 million and her main source of income must be her career as a former tennis player and current television commentator.