Wingo grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut and attended Baylor University and is a member of Phi Delta Theta, the Tryon Coterie (Texas Lambda chapter). He hosts ESPN's Who's No. 1?, and one of his favorite quotes is former Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green saying about the Chicago Bears, after they blew an upset chance, "The Bears are who we thought they were!"
Wingo lent his voice to the video game ESPN NFL 2K5 and also can be unlocked as a free agent in Season Mode. Wingo also lent his voice and likeness to the video game NFL Head Coach where he can be seen hosting a virtual NFL Live. Wingo is also the play by play voice on the new EA sports video game, NFL Tour. Most recently, Wingo has appeared in a campaign for luxury Swiss watchmaker Raymond Weil's RWSport collection.
Wingo graduated from Baylor University in 1985 with a bachelor’s degree in communications. Along with fellow ESPN broadcaster Matt Winer, Wingo previously worked at KSDK-TV in St. Louis, Missouri. He is also the current host of NFL PrimeTime along with Sean Salisbury and Merrill Hoge which airs after Monday Night Football. Wingo is the play-by-play man for the AFL On ESPN with Mark Schlereth.
He is married to the former Janice Parmele.
In 2007, Wingo became an official supporter of Ronald McDonald House Charities and is a member of their celebrity board, called the Friends of RMHC. He also works closely with the Prostate Cancer Foundation and the Jimmy V Foundation for Cancer Research.