Linda Cohn Biography
Quick Facts Linda Cohn
|Quick facts about Linda Cohn Biography|
|Date of birth :||November 10, 1959|
|Birth Country:||United States|
|Height:||5 feet & 4 inch|
|Net worth:||$8 million|
Best known as the anchor of ESPN’s SportsCenter, Linda Cohn is an American television personality. The confident news anchor was born on November 10, 1959, in Long Island, New York. She has been working as a sportscaster since 1981.
The multi-talented anchor was not only good in her studies but was also good ice hockey player. During her high school days, she played ice hockey as a goaltender. She is the fan of New York Rangers, New York Mets, New York Knicks and New York Giants. She attended Newfield High School. She is a celebrated bachelor’s degree graduated in arts and communications from SUNY at Oswego in 1981. She played as the goalie for the women’s ice hockey team at Oswego.
The beauty with brain began her career as a sports anchor for radio station WALK-AM in 1981. Following WALK-AM, she worked for other four New York radio stations as a sports anchor until 1987. Later ABC hired her in 1987 as the female sports anchor on the national radio network. From 1987-89, she anchored WABC TalkRadio. Her first television break was in 1988. She was hired by SportsChannel America. She hosted a call-in radio sports show in 1989.
In 1992, she returned to the East Coast as she was hired by ESPN to work on SportsCenter. Since then, there is no turning back for her. Slowly she took the staircase of success. In a short period of time, she became one of the most recognized faces for SportsCenter viewers. She was also featured in This is SportsCenter commercials. Her duties expanded for WNBA telecasts after her contract was extended with ESPN in 2005. On June 20, 2008, ESPN announced Cohn to be the regular anchor of SportsCenter from August 11. She continuously worked as anchor of SportsCenter. She is also the host of “Listen Closely to Linda Cohn”. On February 21, 2016, she hosted her 5000th edition of SportsCaster.
In addition to her work as an anchor, she released her book “Cohn-Head: A No-Holds-Barred Account of Breaking Into the Boys’ Club” in 2008. The book describes her rise up in the sportscasting world.
Moving on her physical configuration, she is not a tall woman with the height of 5 feet and 4 inches. However, she still looks breathtaking for a woman of 57. Although her body measurement is not provided we can tell by looking that she has amazing curves which she shows in her fitting shirts. She is blessed with an amazing body which she maintains by her proper diet. While she is on-screen she most of the time wears A-line skirt which shows her long sexy, hot toned legs. Personality wise, she is a very calm, kind and relaxed person. She has given a low-profile when it comes to disclosing her personal life. There is no further information her past affairs. She is now divorced with her ex-husband Stew Kaufman. She lives with her two children.
Her fans can easily be in touch with her by following in her social networking sites.