Erin Andrews is the true definition of a chip off the old block but she didn’t just follow in her six-time Emmy Award–winner father’s footsteps to become a reporter, she chose to make her voice heard as a sportscaster which is not common among women.
Growing up, Erin Andrews who was a tomboy was surrounded by sports. She loved to watch NBA games and was a huge fan of the Boston Celtics. Additionally, female sportscasters like Hannah Storm, Lesley Visser, Suzy Kolber as well as Melissa Stark played significant roles in inspiring her decision to go into sportscasting.
Who is Erin Andrews? Her Age
Most people know Erin Andrews as a television personality, anchor, and sportscaster but there is more to her than meets the eye. The American TV sensation was born on May 4, 1978, in Lewiston, Maine. Her mother Paula Andrews is a teacher while her father Steven Andrews is a well-decorated TV journalist.
Her early education was acquired from Bloomingdale High School in Valrico, Florida. She was very active in school and participated in the dance team and the school’s student government. She also studied at Brandon School of Dance Arts in Seffner, Florida. Despite her participation in dance and other activities in school, what Erin used to love the most was hanging out with male classmates to discuss sports instead of making female friends.
After high school, she took her education to the next level and bagged a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Telecommunications from the University of Florida in 2000. Upon her graduation, Fox Sports Florida gave her a freelance reporter job. From 2001 to 2004, she worked with the Sunshine Network and Turner South network as a studio host and reporter, covering the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Thrashers, and Atlanta Hawks.
In April 2004, Erin landed one of her major jobs so far at ESPN, reporting the network’s National Hockey Night. In 2012, she moved from ESPN to Fox Sports and became the first host of Fox College Football’s studio show. She later replaced Pam Oliver as the sideline reporter on NFL broadcasting on the channel.
She also replaced Brooke Burke-Charvet and subsequently became the co-host of the TV dance show Dancing with the Stars on ABC. She has been on this gig since 2014. A few years before she became the co-anchor on the show, Erin Andrews was among the contestants on the tenth season, and alongside her dancing partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy, she ranked third.
Salary and Net Worth
Though she is yet to receive an award, Erin Andrews is one of the hardworking ladies in her field and has an impressive net worth to show for it. The many years of dedication and downright use of her talent have amassed her a net worth of $20 million. She takes home a salary of $2 million annually.
Does She Have A Boyfriend Or Husband?
The stunning sportscaster is taken. She and her professional hockey player beau Jarret Stoll started dating in December 2012. They looked cute together and their relationship blossomed to the next level when they got engaged in December 2016 and fast forward to June 24, 2017, they made it official by getting married. The adorable pair is yet to have children but lives with their golden retriever named Howard.
Earlier in 2017 before her wedding, Erin revealed that she had been diagnosed with cervical cancer back in September 2016. According to the sportscaster, she got the appropriate treatment, and two surgeries later, the doctors pronounced her cancer-free. While Erin and her husband were not in a hurry to get married and have children before her battle with cancer, the announcement led to a few changes in their plans for the future. Currently, they are taking advantage of a fertility plan for in vitro fertilization (IVF) just in case cancer makes a comeback. Apparently, they want to have their own kids while they still have the chance.
Height And Body Measurements
Voted “America’s sexiest sportscaster” in two consecutive years (2007 and 2008) by Playboy magazine, Erin Andrews is undoubtedly a head-turner. She stands out from the pack with her stunning looks and fit body. The American sportscaster stands tall at 1.78 m – 5ft 8in and has a perfect weight of 55kg. Her other body measurements are 36-23-3.