Nick Wright is a well-known sports analyst, and television and radio sports personality. He is known for his succinct sports analysis and has become well respected in his field. Nick started his career in sports reporting while he was in the university and has worked in different notable radio stations at varying capacities before joining Fox Sports.
Keep reading below to learn interesting facts about Nick Wright and how he got to where he is today.
The renowned sports reporter was born in the United States of America on the 3rd of October 1984. His parents raised him in Kansas City. Little is known about his childhood and high school education but it is known that he got admitted into Syracuse University to study for a degree in Broadcast Journalism in their night school program. He graduated from the university in 2007.
While in college, he began to gather experience for his life long career in journalism, working as a host with a radio station on campus (WAER 88.3 FM). After graduation, he began his career as a production assistant with one of the oldest sports radio station in Kansas City (KCSP 610 AM). He began to steadily work his way up the corporate ladder and started hosting a weekend show. Before he left the station, he hosted his own weekly program, What’s Wright with Nick Wright?.
He moved on to Houston based KILT 610 AM where he co-hosted the show, In the Loop with Nick and Lopez, he worked at this job for four years and became a national sensation due to his willingness and eagerness to bring to the table social issues related and unrelated to sports including race and politics. Nick soon moved to another better opportunity.
Before starting a full-time stint with Fox TV, he has made several guest appearances on the station. He went on to co-host alongside Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe, the Fox Sports 1’s morning show, First Things First, where they discuss and present their opinion on different stories.
Nick has been recognized for his hard work in developing himself and his craft. In 2010, he was recognized as the ‘Best Sports Personality’ by ‘The Pitcher’. He has a genuine passion for sports which shines through in his analysis. He has been commended for using statistics to build a compelling argument and is considered a brilliant sportscaster.
Nick Wright has not been forthcoming with information about his family; so far the information available are the tidbits he has mentioned in passing over the years. According to him, his father, Louie Wright, is a firefighter and was once the union president for Kansas City Firefighters for a while. His mother, Charlene Wright, on the other hand, is an attorney. She worked for the law firm – Shook, Hardy, & Bacon.
It is possible that Nick doesn’t discuss his family because his parents got divorced sometime in the 2000s. His father went ahead to remarry but the identity of his stepmother is not available at the moment.
Wife and Children
Nick is a family man and is very vocal about his dedication to his family. He shared that he met Danielle, whom he later married, at a point when he was very low. He felt he was going down the wrong lane. He invited Danielle for a date sometime in 2007 and she showed up with her two children.
Danielle is a fashion stylist who felt any man worth spending time with should understand what he is getting into with her. Nick, on the other hand, fell in love with her and her children and believed that they saved him from depression and gave him a new lease to life.
Nick and Danielle made their union official on the 14th of April 2013 after which Nick officially adopted her children Jason Damonza (son) and Diorra (daughter). The went ahead to add another daughter, Deanna, to their family in October 2013. The couple presently resides in New York City where they are raising their kids.
Height & Body Measurements
Nick has an impressive height for a presenter. He currently stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches. His weight has been listed as 75 kg while his bicep has been recorded to be 13.5 inches. He also wears a 10 (US) shoe size.
What Is Nick Wright’s Net Worth?
The brilliant sports presenter believes in hard work; as a result, he has come a long way since he started his career. His net worth is currently estimated to be about $1 million. Considering he is still very active in his chosen profession, his net worth is expected to go up in the coming years.