Ralph Barbieri Biography-Wiki
Ralph Barbieri a Bay Area radio sports-talk legend and one of the “founding fathers” of KNBR (680 AM) recently died aged 74 years old. The American Radio personality 28 years at KNBR.
Barbieri hosted the afternoon sports radio show The Razor and Mr. T on KNBR from 1996 to 2012. Prior to him joining 1984 to host his own sports talk show Barbieri was a stringer for sport magazine.
Ralph Barbieri Age|Birthday
Born in 1974 in the United States of America Ralph died aged 74 years old. Details regarding his exact date of birth and birthday are still under investigation.
Ralph Barbieri Height
A man of average stature Ralph stood at a fair height and a fair body weight to match his height. Details regarding his exact body measurements are still under investigation.
Ralph Barbieri Education
A San Francisco native and graduate of the University of San Francisco, Barbieri was a passionate Giants fan, who praised his team when they played well and didn’t hold the venom back when they weren’t.
Ralph Barbieri Family
Barbieri had kept information regarding his personal life away from the public eye. It is not known who and where his parents and siblings are. We will update when accurate information is available.
Ralph Barbieri Wife
It is not known if Ralph Barbieri was married. Having kept information regarding his love life away from the American public it is not known if he was married, divorced, or a never-married man. We are keeping close tabs on him and will update when accurate information is available.
Ralph Barbieri Obituary|Ralph Barbieri Dead
Longtime San Francisco radio personality Ralph Barbieri died at his home in Novato on Monday after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. A Bay Area radio sports-talk legend, and one of the “founding fathers” of KNBR (680 AM),.
He spent 18 yearsof his life at KNBR where he was s a bulldog of an interviewer and projected a highly opinionated, abrasive approach that rankled some listeners. But that style also attracted a legion of fans and, over his final 15 years at KNBR, Barbieri teamed with former NBA player Tom Tolbert in a highly rated afternoon show called “The Razor and Mr. T.”
Tom had this to say about Ralph:
“He was one of a kind. He was special,” “… He could be frustrating. But I loved working with him. He kept you on your toes.”
Dubbed “Razor Voice” early in his career by fabled San Francisco Chronicle columnist Herb Caen. He was known for his raspy delivery that set him apart from other radio personalities.
He was diagnosed with Parkinson’s’ disease in 2005 and didn’t disclose his illness to KNBR management and his audience until 2011. He was fired six months after his announcement in April 2012. Barbieri sued NBR’s parent company, Cumulus Media, alleging discrimination based on his age — then 66 — and his illnesses.
Ralph Barbieri Networth
His net worth is still under investigation.