Fred Toucher Biography

Fred Toucher or Toettcher is an American personality and a sports radio talk show host. He is a prestigious Marconi-winning host working for WBZ-FM in Boston. He used to co-host the FM show along with Rich Shertenlieb, titled “Toucher and Rich.”

Early Life

Fred Toucher was born on 16th January 1975, making him 48 years old as of 2023. He was raised in Detroit, where he graduated from Rollins College in 1997. After receiving his primary education and college, he had a few small jobs at a small radio station in Cumming, Georgia.

Fred Toucher Career

After having a few small jobs in a radio station, he landed another job hosting on 99X in Atlanta in 1999. Later, he started working his way for morning shows, and then in 2006, he left his shows in Atlanta and began working for “The Toucher and Rich Show” with his long mate, Rich Shertenlieb. The show is now available on WBCN in Boston. Next, in 2009, he moved to another show called 98.5 The Sports Hub.

Initially, he was considered a member available for immediate fill-in positions while the station tried assembling the sports-oriented programs. Later, the duo Fred (Toucher) Toettcher and Rich Shertenlieb began attracting audiences for their skills and soon became prominent fingers in New England. Then in the fall of 2018, Nielsen Audio ratings for Boston showed a rating with the morning drive category with a 10.5 share, making the show fall in the first place of all sorts.

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Social Life

Fred (Toucher) Toettcher is available on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. He hardly stays active and has described only a few things like “Radio Announcer at CBS Corporation.” On LinkedIn, he goes by the name – Fred Toettcher, where he has no activity to show publicly. On Twitter, 98.5 The Sports Hub (@985TheSportsHub) announced that Fred Toettcher would stay absent from the show concerning the discovery of his throat condition after making his appointment with the doctor.

Fred, who goes by No Pockets (@FredToucher) on Twitter, re-tweeted the same post (from 98.5, the sports hub) on his public Twitter account. Fred has 71K followers with an unverified account on his Twitter. Seeing his Facebook account (Fred Toucher), the last post belongs to the date – 16th April 2014. On his Facebook account, he has the public profile of his only son, describing himself as the “co-host of Toucher and Rich mornings on 98.5 The Sports Hub in Boston”. On Instagram, he goes by fredtoucher, with an unofficial account and 21.5K followers. He has 557 posts and describes himself as a public figure.

Fred Toucher Biography

Real Name Fred Toettcher 
Birth Date 16 January 1975
Age (as of 2023) 48 Years
Birth Place Detroit, Michigan, United States
Profession Radio Talk Show Host
College Rollins College 
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimeters – 177 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 89 kg  –  in Pounds –  196 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Stephanie Toettcher
Children One
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Personal Life

Fred has lived outside Boston since 2005 and has settled with his only wife and two children, daughter Zoey and son Milo. However, it is needed to be confirmed if he still stays in Boston or outside places. In October 2022, he announced his divorce from his recent wife, Stephanie, and said it is pending in court and will be solved soon. Toettcher took the help of social media to describe the situation of his alcoholism and openly discuss his time in the rehabilitation center and the struggle to cope with the time on the Toucher and Rich radio show.

He also announced the same on Instagram and the show, which is now the most comedic and inspiring. Toettcher’s wife is a stay-at-home personality who has always cared for the children and has always remained busy raising the two kids and sharing with Fred. The children are above 13 years old enough to return to their basic jobs at home or outside. Toettcher’s wife, Stephanie, has 11 years of marketing and advertising or working with the same agency in the food and beverages industry niche. She also has a job experience with MaidPro and has mainly developed her expertise in marketing.

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Fred Toucher Net Worth

There is no official description of Fred’s net worth and salary on any official page like Wikipedia. But he has been working as a radio host since his struggling days for a settled job. We assume Toettcher’s net worth is around $3 million as of April 2023.

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