It’s amazing to see how women do sports today, and over the years more and more women are turning up in various sports that most people initially thought were just a man’s business, like weight lifting, wrestling, and many others. This is one category anyway, the other category where women like Suzy Shuster are gradually gaining a foothold in sports broadcasting, where we see more women analyzing and broadcasting these sports events.
The sports analysts, commentators, reporters, and the like are as important as the athletes themselves, and our cynical personality falls into this other category. Radio announcer and sports presenter Suzy is a sports presenter who once won an Emmy Award, which is a symbol of her hard work and the quality of her work. Apart from being very popular herself, Shutter is also known for being the wife of an established sports journalist, Rich Eisen. Here you will find everything you would like to know about her.
Suzy Shuster Biography
Suzy Shuster is a popular American reporter, sports reporter, presenter, and on-air personality. She was born in the USA and grew up in Colombia, where she attended high school. Suzy also attended college there. She studied at Columbia University and graduated in 1994 with a degree in history and art history. Unfortunately, she kept information about her childhood, her parents, and her siblings out of the media.
After graduating from Columbia University, Suzy began working at CBS as an intern in the sports department and broadcast Final Four Broadcast in 1994. This was the beginning of a successful career for her.
Suzy Shuster covered her first non-sporting event in the 1996 presidential campaign, and as then she worked for Fox News and was nominated with the popular Emily Rooney to cover the presidential election.
After the election, Shuster joined the leading American sports news channel ESPN. At ESPN she worked as an associate producer and produced ESPN’s SportsCenter show. She moved from ESPN to HBO Network, where she worked as a producer of the Real Sports Show, which was hosted by Bryant Gumbel. At HBO she produced several top stories, one of which was the Salt Lake City Olympic Committee voting scandal. She also produced the Emmy nominated special report “Pedophile Coaches”: Who Coaches Your Children? From 2000 to 2002, she was the lead reporter for Fox Sports, covering the LA Lakers during her time as an NBA champion.
Shuster reports on college soccer for ABC Network as a West Coast representative. She is currently the host of the USC pre-game soccer show. From time to time Suzy Shuster writes a few posts for the sports-independent blog The Huffington Post.
Her Marriage and Family
It is no longer news that Shuster is married to her sports journalist colleague Rich Eisen. The couple first met on February 3, 1997, when Eisen was already working at ESPN and Shuster began working as an associate producer. Eisen saw Shuster at work and approached her, got her number and they immediately became friends. They maintained a casual relationship as friends for a while and soon began dating.
In 2002, Eisen felt that he wanted more than just to go out, he decided that he wanted to spend the rest of his life with Shuster and decided to ask for her hand in marriage. On Valentine’s Day 2002, Eisen proposed to Shuster and she said “yes”.
A year later, on June 8, 2003, they celebrated a lavish wedding ceremony in LA. The couple has been together ever since, and although their marriage went through a rough patch in 2007 after Eisen’s fraud allegations with Alycia Lane, the couple overcame the trials and have maintained a strong relationship ever since. Suzy Shuster’s family is blessed with three children, her daughter Taylor and her two sons Cooper and Xander.
Suzy Shuster’s Husband, Rich Eisen
Richard “Rich” Eisen is a sports journalist for American television. He was born on June 24, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York. Eisen received his BA from the University of Michigan and later earned a Master of Science degree from Northwestern University. He has worked for several prominent sports television stations including CBS Sports, ESPN, NBC Sports, DirectTV, and NFL Network. On the radio platform, he has worked for Fox Sports Radio, DirectTV, NFL Now, and Sirius Radio.
Her Net Worth
The Emmy Award-winning sportscaster has net assets of $10 million with a decent salary of approximately $1 million annually. Her husband is equally rich, with his net worth estimated at $20 million. The couple owns an $8 million mansion in the lower Beverly Hills Post Office. The house has four bedrooms and six bathrooms. In addition to their beautiful mansion, Suzy Shuster and her husband also own a good number of brand name cars.