Sergio Dipp is a highly entertaining Mexican sportscaster who has won a lot of respect for his knowledge of sports matters. His work over the years with top media houses has shot him to fame and he now has loads of fans following his every move on social media. Having been in love with sports since he was a child, it is not surprising that he found his way into sportscasting.
Sergio Dipp now works as a sportscaster for ESPN Deportes as well as for ESPN International. He also does hosting jobs for ESPN on SportsCenter. His work has made him popular among sports-loving fans especially lovers of American football. We have dug up some facts about this sportscaster for your reading pleasure. Continue to see more about his life and career.
Sergio Dipp’s Biography
Sergio Dipp was born on the 23rd day of the month of July in the year 1988 in Mexicali, the capital city of the state of Baja California in northern Mexico. According to reports, his full birth name is Sergio Alejandro Dipp Walthe. Sergio was a very lively kid growing up in Mexico and took part in sporting activities with his peers. After spending a part of his early days in Mexicali, Sergio Dipp later moved to Monterrey which happens to be the capital and largest city of Nuevo León, another state in Mexico. It was here that he went to college.
The name of the institution where Sergio had his college education remains undisclosed but we know that he majored in Communications while in school. Also, while in Mexico, he was an active sportsman who played American Football and was even listed as a defensive lineman.
Who Are His Parents and Siblings?
Sergio Dipp was born to a father identified as Sergio Alejandro Dipp Félix and a mother called Irene Walther. He is fond of his parents and has talked about how they influenced him positively as a child and helped him grow into the man he has become.
The sportscaster has two sisters with whom he grew up in Mexico. His sisters have been identified as María Irene Dipp Walther and Montserrat Dipp Walther and the three share a very close bond.
Facts About The Mexican Sportscaster
Following his graduation from college, Sergio Dipp kick-started his career as a sportscaster when he landed a job with Milenio Television, a Mexican television cable news channel. Sergio was hired by the TV station to work with their sports section. While with Milenio Television, he gained a lot of experience, making his the choice channel for many sports lovers who fell in love with his personality and reporting style. He won loads of fans in Mexico and established himself as a sportscaster of note.
Sergio later left Milenio TV and joined Multimedios Deportes, another Mexican media outfit. While with Multimedios Deportes, he began going out some more and started covering sporting events like the NBA All-Star Game and Super Bowl. He also covered matches of the Mexican National Soccer Team as well as the London 2012 Olympics. By this time, he was already a known face in Mexican sports parlance.
In 2013, Sergio Dipp landed his dream job when he was hired by ESPN to work for their Spanish counterpart, ESPN Deportes. This new job got him very excited because it gave him the opportunity to explore the sportscasting frontiers some more. He soon started covering huge sporting events for ESPN shows; he covered the Raiders vs. Patriots game in Mexico City for NFL Live and ESPN Sunday Countdown.
Monday Night Football Appearance
In 2017, an incident which saw Sergio Dipp flop his line succeeded in making him even more famous around the world. At the time, he was given the opportunity to appear as a sideline reporter at the Monday Night Football, a live television broadcast of weekly National Football League games on ESPN. This made him very ecstatic because it was the first time in his career that he would get the opportunity to appear on Monday Night Football so he prepared very well for the job.
However, on the D-day, while he was reporting from the sideline in the first quarter of the game, Sergio appeared to fidget and even stumbled over his words while he was trying to give an update on Vance Joseph, one of the team coaches. When sports lovers saw what happened, Sergio immediately became a sensation on the internet as people started sharing the video showing him stumbling over his words.
Sergio Dipp later came on social media and addressed the matter, joking about his flop and the internet fell in love the more with him.
Sergio Dipp’s Net worth
Apparently, Sergio Dipp has been able to accumulate some wealth during his career as a sportscaster. He has worked with different media outfits, growing on the job and covering major sporting events around the world. His efforts are expected to have fetched him quite a lot of money over time.
According to some reports, the average salaries of ESPN reporters range between $85,000 and 100,000. Apparently, Sergio Dipp’s salary falls within this range. However, his exact net worth is still under review.