Sports is a lucrative and entertaining aspect of human life and while the entertainment in sports like football, basketball, and several others are inherent to the sport, their entertainment value is further elevated through the quality of broadcasting that comes with, a role played by talented sportscasters and analysts who deploy their talents in making each game an enjoyable experience. One of them is Erin Andrews, a sportscaster for Fox Sports.
Erin Andrews began her career in 2000 and has worked across a range of different sports shows, and outside of it, on shows like Good Morning America and Dancing with the Stars.
She has become one of America’s notable names in sports broadcasting and in this article, we explore everything you need to know about her.
Early Life and Career Beginnings
Erin Andrews was born on the 4th of May, 1978 in Lewiston, Maine to parents, Steven Andrews and Paula Andrews. She was born into a modest family of parents who were a school teacher and a TV journalist.
Due to the nature of her father’s job as a journalist, Erin Andrews spent time relocating to different cities while she was growing up, including San Antonio, Texas, and Valrico, Florida.
At Florida, Erin Andrews began to have some stability and attended Bloomingdale High School, where she was a member of the school’s student government and dance team. She was also a member of the National Honor Society.
After high school, Erin Andrews attended the University of Florida, earning a degree in Telecommunication and continued to be a part of the dance team with Florida Gators Dazzlers.
Following graduation from college in 2000, Erin Andrews, whose father is an award-winning journalist of repute, began her own journalistic career, choosing to focus on her interest, sports.
She began working for Fox Sports Florida as a freelance reporter, covering several local teams like Tampa Bay Lightning. After two years as a freelance reporter, she was employed by Turner South network as a studio host and reporter during which she covered Atlanta based sports teams like the Atlanta Braves and Atlanta Hawks.
In April 2004, Erin Andrews joined ESPN and worked for the premier sports network for eight years till 2012. During her time at ESPN, Erin Andrews grew in popularity as she appeared on shows like ESPN College Football Thursday Primetime, ESPN College GameDay and several others.
After she left ESPN, she joined Fox Sports and has served in different capacities since she joined the network in June 2012. She has worked on shows like Fox NFL Sunday, Fox College Football, and has covered several major American sports events.
Outside of her primary roles for ESPN and Fox Sports, Erin Andrews has either appeared on or hosted shows like Dancing with the Stars, Good Morning America, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and a few more others.
As a major and popular sportscaster, Erin Andrews has also earned endorsement deals from brands like CoverGirl, Reebok and Kraft Foods.
Is Erin Andrews Married?
Erin Andrews’ status as one of America’s sexiest sportscasters has always made her one of the most sought-after women in American sportscasting and in the pool of several men who wished to be her romantic partner, Jarret Stoll, in December 2012 earned the honour.
Since the beginning of their relationship in December 2012, the couple has remained together, dealing with challenges, including the threat of cervical cancer in September 2016.
The couple eventually got married on the 24th of June, 2017 after getting engaged in December 2016. The couple, so far, does not share any children but do have a dog named Howard.
Her husband, Jarret Stoll is a professional hockey player who played in the National Hockey League for various teams, including the Los Angeles Kings and the Edmonton Oilers. He also won the Stanley Cup twice.
Net Worth and Salary
Erin Andrews has spent over 15 years in the broadcasting industry, climbing to the top with the equivalent financial progression. However, amidst her high salary, which is believed to be $2 million per year combined from Fox Sports and her other ventures, it is the compensation from a lawsuit against Marriott Hotel which was a whopping $55 million that has contributed the most to her net worth, which is estimated at $20 million.
How Tall is She?
Erin Andrews might not be an athlete and simply do the job of reporting and talking about their work but that hasn’t kept her from maintaining a physique that could make her pass as an athlete.
Erin Andrews has a fit and slender body height of 5 feet 10 inches along with a bodyweight of 57kg. She is known to have a body measurement of 36, 23, and 33 inches which define her body shape, namely, her bust, waist, and hip sizes respectively. Additionally, Erin Andrews has blonde hair and dark-coloured eyes.