Beth Mowins Biography

Beth Mowins is a famous American female announcer and sports journalist whose full name is Elizabeth Mowins. She is best known as the first female play-by-play announcer to call college basketball, the NBA, and the NFL for ESPN, CBS Sports, and Marquee Sports Network.

Early Life

Beth Mowins was born on 26th May 1967 in Syracuse, New York, which makes her 55 years old as of 2023. Her father’s name was Len Mowins, was a basketball coach and her mother’s identity is unknown. Beth only talked a little about childhood life as she says her parents love sports and used to watch matches. She grew up with three brothers whose names are unknown to the public.

Talking about Beth’s education, she finished her schooling at North Syracuse High School in North Syracuse, New York. She earned a B.A. degree in 1989 from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. While studying in college, she became interested in sports and was the varsity basketball team captain for two seasons. Later, she enrolled at Syracuse University and earned a Master’s in broadcast and digital journalism in 1990 from S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. 

Beth Mowins Career

Beth began her first employment in Homer, New York, in 1991. She was hired as a news and sports editor for WXHC-FM Radio. In 1994, she joined ESPN, where she was responsible for reporting men’s and women’s college sports, including basketball, football, softball, soccer, and volleyball. Later, she was promoted to the network’s lead voice on softball coverage, including the Women’s College World Series. Then, she was paired with Cat Whitehill on ESPN’s tertiary broadcast team for the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup telecasts. In 2009, she was invited to the Greater Syracuse Hall of Fame.

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Later, she moved to Saginaw, Michigan in 2012. In 2014, she received the CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America) Jake Wade Award for outstanding media contributions to collegiate athletics, joining previous honorees Robin Roberts and Christine Brennan. She rose to prominence in 2015 when she became the play-by-play voice for Oakland. The same year, she received the Marty Glickman Award (2015). Later, she became the play-by-play voice of Las Vegas Raiders pre-season TV broadcasts.

In 2017, she became the first woman in 30 years to call an NFL (National Football League) game. Beth was chosen as a fill-in play-by-play announcer in February 2021, for Chicago Cubs games on Marquee Sports Network. She called the team’s regular-season game for the first time on 8th May 2021. Furthermore, she hosted softball for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and made her NBC Olympics debut in 2021. 

Social Media

She is active on social media platforms. As of 5th March 2023, she has 40k followers on her @bethmowins official Twitter account. 

Beth Mowins Biography

Real Name Elizabeth Mowins
Birth Date 26 May 1967
Age (as of 2023) 55 Years
Birth Place Syracuse, New York, United States
Profession Sports Journalist
College Lafayette College, Syracuse University 
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 60 kg  –  in Pounds –  132 lbs
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Brown


Father Len Mowins

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband?
Alan Arrollado
Children One (Matt)
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Personal Life

Beth Mowins is a happily married woman. At age of 52, she married her long-time boyfriend Alan Arrollado. They tied the wedding knot in June 2019 at the Scripps Seaside Forum in San Diego, California. And became the stepmother to his son, Matt. Her husband, Alan has been the SDFD (San Diego Fire-Rescue Department) battalion chief. In 2018, he completed his thirty years of service working at SDFD. As of 2023, Beth and her husband Alan are very private people who don’t speak to the media or the public about her personal life. However, they live happily in San Diego, California. 

Beth Mowins Net Worth

Beth Mowins is a sports announcer who has been involved in sports journalism for three decades. We can assume that Beth has accumulated a net worth of $3 million in 2023. 

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