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Cause of Fred McLeod Death, Wife, Net Worth 2022, Parents, Children

Cause of Fred McLeod Death, Wife, Net Worth 2022, Parents, Children

Facts of Fred Mcleod

Full Name:Fred Mcleod
Birth Date:September 1, 1952
Age:71 years
Death Date:September 9, 2019
Country:United States
WifeBeth Mcleod
Net Worth$5 million
Birth PlaceStrongsville, Ohio
EducationElizabeth Forward High School
KidsSean Mcleod, Jenna Mcleod, and Molly Mcleod
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Late American sportscaster Fred Mcleod worked in the position of the executive producer of multimedia, and TV play-by-play announcer for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). 

When was Fred Mcleod born?

On 1st September 1952, Fred Mcleod was born in Strongsville, Ohio in the United States of America. By nationality, he had American citizenship and was of Caucasian ethnic background. He spent his childhood days in the Cleveland suburb of Strongsville. He went to the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area with his family.

Late Fred Mcleod in a frame
Caption: Late Fred Mcleod in a frame (Photo: Pinterest)

Fred was born in a well-maintained family. Regarding his education and qualification, he was a well-educated and qualified person. He completed his high school at Elizabeth Forward High School. After that, he went to Point Park College where he was a pitcher on the basketball team,

What was the Net Worth of Fred Mcleod?

Fred Mcleod had gathered a hefty sum of money from his professional career. As per some online sources his net worth was estimated to be around $5 million at the time of his death. It includes all his assets, properties, and wealth.

Late Fred Mcleod sittimg inside the car with his wife
Caption: Late Fred Mcleod sitting inside the car with his wife (Photo: YouTube)

It seems that he was s obviously living a glamour and lavish life with his family from the money he makes. He was able to collect this fortune from his successful career as a sportscaster. He also gained a hefty sum of money after serving as the executive producer of multimedia.

When did Fred Mcleod pass away?

Fred Mcleod left this beautiful world on 9th September 2019 on the evening of Monday. He passed away because of a heart attack. He died at the age of 67. His death news makes many people shocked. It was a very sad moment for his family, friends, and fans as well. The entire Cavaliers organization wrote in a statement:

“Fred’s deep love for Cleveland and the Cavaliers was clearly evident in everything he did in and around the community and on-air during his more than 1,000 Cavalier game broadcasts. He was a true, heart-felt ambassador for the team, fans, and entire greater Cleveland community.”

Who was the Wife of Fred Mcleod?

Well, Fred Mcleod was a happily married man before his death. While working as the sportscaster, Fred met his love, Beth Mcleod. In the year 1988, the couple met each other for the first time. At that time Beth was in Los Angeles as a broadcast assistant for CBS Sports covering the NBA Finals and Fred was the pistons, play-by-play announcer. After two years Fred proposed Beth in the year 1990 at Christmastime.

Late Fred Mcleod with his wife Beth Mcleod
Caption: Late Fred Mcleod with his wife Beth Mcleod (Photo: Pinterest)

In the same year, both couples married in September in Detroit at Cranbrook House and Garde. Sean Mcleod, Jenna Mcleod, and Molly Mcleod is the name of is children from is the previous relationship. The couple was together for twenty-eight years, to the day he passed away. Fred Mcleod has never been in any rumors and controversial matters as well. The couple was very happy with each other. Also, they were his true example of the definition of love.

Fred Mcleod’s Professional Career Journey

  • Fred Mcleod began his career journey r as a sportscaster for KQTV in St. Joseph, Missouri in the year1974.
  • After some time he was named the sports director at WSTV in Steubenville.
  • He has also joined WJKW in the year 1976.
  • Mcleod worked as a reporter and weekend sports anchor as well.
  • From the 1979 to 1980 season he called Cavs games for the first time.

    Late Fred Mcleod doing his job
    Caption: Late Fred Mcleod doing his job (Photo: NBA)
  • He was also given play-by-play commentary on WJKW’s coverage of the 1979 season matches by the Cleveland Indians.
  • Likewise, he was a three-time Lower Great Lakes Emmy Award recipient as a member of the Fox Sports Ohio broadcast team.
  • Moreover, he served as the National Basketball Association (NBA) executive entertainment producer.