Quick Facts Kirk Herbstreit

  • NameKirk Herbstreit
  • FatherJim Herbstreit
  • NationalityAmerican
  • EthnicityWhite Ethnicity
  • ProfessionSport analyst
  • Working ForESPN
  • Net Worth$ 2 Million
  • Eye ColorBlue
  • Hair ColorBrown Light
  • Face ColorWhite
  • Famous ForJournalist
  • MarriedYes
  • Married toAlison Butler (m. 1998)
  • ChildrenTye Herbstreit, Chase Herbstreit, Zak Herbstreit, Jake Herbstreit
  • EducationCenterville High School, Ohio State University
  • Awards2010 Won Emmy Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Analyst
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, Wikipedia
  • TV ShowCollege GameDay (Football)
  • Birth PlaceCenterville, Ohio

In the list of turning career from one platform to another, we have brought many biographies which are related to Basketball. But this time, we have Kirk Herbstreit who is one of history maker in the American Basketball sector. Having his path deep in the American football, currently, he has transformed his retired career to fresh ESPN correspondent. Kirk who is best known for ESPN’S college GameDay program was born in the year 1969, August 19 in Centerville, Ohio. Coming to this far, he has a huge amount of net worth and jaw breaking success and at the same time, he is also one of the motivational factors for the new comers and people who like to change their career.


Born to the father Jim Herbstreit, Kirk Herbstreit belongs to American Nationality and falls in White Ethnicity, similarly, he follows Christianity as religion. Kirk who had a keen interest in the playing from his early age graduated from Centerville High School in Ohio. During his college life, he got the opportunity to play in the college team as Quarterback. He played several games for the University. While talking about his professional career, He played for Ohio State from the year 1989 to 1993 and joined Florida Citrus Bowl in the year 1993. Likewise, he has a record to play for Centerville. During his professional career, he has overall 2437 career passing yard, followed by 197 completions and 349 attempts. He has till now made 11 interceptions with Five touchdowns and 9-4-1 career record for being a starter. In the year 1988, he was awarded Gatorade Player of the year.

Kirk Herbstreit began his broadcasting career with ESPN and ABC network. He has been associated with the network for a very long time. He handles College GameDay for and college football game for both ESPN and ABC. For his service to the network, he has been nominated for Emmy Awards in the year 1997. Being in the industry for a very long time, he is now receiving $250 thousand dollars as annual salary while Kirk Herbstreit’s net worth stands at $2 million (2016).

Concerning his personal life, Kirk Herbstreit is a tall man with a perfect balance between both the lives. Kirk Herbstreit height stands 5 feet 6 inches followed by the perfect physical structure. He has a masculine body and falls under the sexiest man alive. Looking at Kirk Herbstreit’s shirtless picture, we can assume, many people have approached him in the past. Despite all the crowd, he tied his wedding knot with his old-time sweetheart Alison Butler. The couple’s love story began from the college days, where Kirk was the hero of the game and Alison was the heroine of the cheerleader team. After dating for several years, the couple finally tied his knot in the year 1998. The family is blessed with four children in which two sons are twins. The family moved to Nashville, Tennessee without staying in their birthplace Ohio due to some conflicts with the local people. After several years of marriage, the bonding between the couple is still the same and till now there are no such rumors which can spoil their relationship and lead to the divorce phase.