Petros Papadakis Biography
Petros Papadakis is an American sportscaster who works as a college football analyst serving for Fox Sports and co-host of the Petros and also Money Show on AM 570 LA Sports. Likewise, he is a former tailback and team captain for the University of Southern California Trojans football team.
How Old is Petros Papadakis? – Age
Papadakis is 46 years old as of 2023, He was born in United States on 16 June 1977.
How Tall Is Petros Papadakis? – Height
The sportscaster stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inches (1.86 meters).
Petros Papadakis Mother, Father, Siblings – Family
Papadakis’s family as well has long-held ties to USC sports. In addition, his father, John (Yiannis), and his brother, Taso, both played football at USC. In addition, his maternal grandfather, Dr. Ernest Schultz, played basketball for the Trojans. The family’s close ties to USC, who is his younger brother Demetrius walked on to crosstown rival UCLA’s football team and became a member of the 2008 team.
He is known as a graduate of the Christ Lutheran School, Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, and also University of Southern California.
Papadakis began his college career at the University of California, Berkeley. Later, he left the Cal Fall football training camp, undetected, in the middle of the night and later hitchhiked back to Los Angeles after being homesick after one week.
Is Petros Papadakis Married? – Wife
Papadakis got married to Dayna Zapke-Papadakis on 25th June 2009. Petros resides in Los Angeles city of California.
Petros Papadakis’ Career
Papadakis continued broadcasting on FSN, and also took employment as a sideline reporter for FSN’s High School Game of the Week in 2002 and 2003. In addition, he became the host of the USC Magazine Show on FSN. Later in 2004, Fox Sports Net hired him to comment on national Pac-10 games together with Barry Tompkins. Moreover, Petros had no booth experience when FSN named him its top color analyst.
He later hosted Pros vs Joes on Spike TV for three seasons. The network announced it would replace Papadakis together with former New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan for the show’s fourth season in late 2008.
From 2006 to 2010, he also called a number of games as part of the California State High School Bowl Championship game on FSN.
In addition, his first regular radio experience came in 1998 while he was a junior tailback at USC. Later in the summer of 2001, Papadakis started working on radio in addition to his TV duties. Likewise, he co-hosted the weekly USC Insider along with Pete Arbogast on the now defunct station KMPC-1540 AM, called “The Ticket”.
In January 2004 “The Petros Papadakis Show” started on KMPC. It became produced by Craig Larson and featured Cornelius (CORN DOGG) Edwards and also traffic reporter Sabina Mora. Brian Vieira was the show’s producer in June 2005.
Petros Papadakis’ Net Worth
Papadakis has an estimated net worth of approximately $19 Million as of 2023 from his successful career.
Petros Papadakis Instagram
You can follow him on Instagram @petrakiipapadakis