Kristine Leahy Biography

Kristine Leahy Leahy
( 1986 - )
March 16, 2017
First published on:March 16, 2017

Facts of Kristine Leahy Biography

Date of Birth: 1986 October 17
Age: 31 years old
occupation TV Host, Sports Reporter
body_measurement 35-25-34 inches
networth $2 million
ethnicity White
nationality American
religion
spouse
education Boston University
place_of_birth Chicago, Illinois, United States
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TV host and sports reporter, Kristine Leahy, one of sports media’s breakout star. She is well known as a host of NBC’s "American Ninja Warrior".

Early Life & Education

Kristine Leahy was born on October 16, 1986, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. She and her two younger brothers grew up in Chicago area, during the height of Michael Jordan’s dominance. According to her LinkedIn profile, she recalls asking her father, Sean Leahy to question her about the players and events of the Bulls

Kristine Leahy in 1992
Source: Instagram/Kristine Leahy

Leahy was not a sensational athlete but grew up steadily watching her brothers play sports and soon learned and loved these games. She enrolled the Prairie Ridge High School in Crystal Lake, Illinois. Then she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Journalism degree from Boston University.

Early Career

After high school, she moved east, preferring to study at BU. As a student, she was focused and prepared to work as an anchor of “Offsides,” the first and only sports talk program on BUTV. From 2006-2009, Leahy worked on the show, doing everything from producing divisions, to conducting interviews, and editing episodes.

During her time in Boston University, Kristine served as an intern with FOX25. Soon after receiving a  Bachelor of Science in Journalism degree, her dream of becoming an anchor finally came true and got a job at the sports radio station WEEI in Boston. Shortly, she was promoted to an official reporter of the Boston Celtics and Celtics.com after the two-year stint at WEEI. After the Celtics, Leahy spent one year as the lead sports anchor for Fox Boston, where she reported both a Stanley Cup and a Super Bowl.

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In 2012, Leahy went to Los Angeles and spent two and a half years working crosswise several platforms in the CBS and Turner Sports Family. She served the college basketball sidelines for March Madness. She also worked a sideline reporter for CBS Sports Network's college football and basketball packages.She loaded as a host on CBS Sports Network's show "Lead Off", presented to KCAL's Dodgers pre-game show "Think Blue", anchored CBSLA's "Sports Central" and covered the playoffs for all four major sports.

Along the way, she evolved a passion for taking out the human side of athletes through one-on-one interviews and features. She even made a bit of history, becoming the first woman to ever call a horse race in California.

American Ninja Warrior

In March 2015, Kristine, who lives in Los Angeles, joined NBC’s network’s hit prime-time show "American Ninja Warrior" as the co-host alongside Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbaja-Biamila. She quickly grabbed the attention when announced that she was joining the broadcast team for NBC’s production of "American Ninja Warrior".

Kristine Leahy on the set of American Ninja Warrior
Source: Pinterest

The Herd

In September 2015, Leahy anchors the news desk on Colin Cowherd’s "The Herd with Colin Cowherd", presenting regular updates and adding her trademark lighthearted banter. Since the show’s launch, the two has developed a comfortable chemistry that resonates with viewers across television and radio. In 2016, Leahy was praised with a Gracies Award in the category of On-Air Talent, Sports, for her notable work on the show.

She is connected in e-sports and appeared at the Intel Extreme Masters Season X – San Jose in 2015, and also appeared in an episode of the TV series Pitch in 2016.

Controversy

On May 20, 2016, Dailymail reported that she claimed Uber won't return her lost house keys and stated that one of their drivers tried to break into her home.

Kristine revealed that she emailed the company after losing her keys, aiding Uber to ask for her address and say they would watch for a way to take them back to her. According to Leahy, Uber said to her that she can no longer get the keys back because she failed to pick them up from their headquarters within 45 days.


The driver said he had left off the keys at Uber's headquarters after Leahy left them in his car about, she tweeted. She said she couldn't reach the headquarters by phone, so emailed the company instead.

Leahy also claimed an Uber driver that he tried to break into her home in the past, making the current situation 'very scary'. The driver attempted to get inside her house after leaving her off at an airport, according to Leahy. 'When that happened I contacted Uber support and they didn't respond either,' she said.

Leahy indicated that Uber's services were 'convenient' but ended her tweet by banging the company's 'lack of customer service and responsibility'. An Uber spokeswoman said: 'We have been in touch with Ms Leahy to offer our immediate assistance and apologize for her frustrating experience.'

Personal Life & Net worth

This talented and gorgeous anchor is in a relationship with her personal trainer, Aaron Hines. He is a healthcare professional, director of training and instructor at cycle house. Initially, Kristine Leahy was rumored to be dating her co-host, Colin. However, it was announced that the rumour was false and that their relationship was authentic.

Kristine Leahy and boyfriend, Aaron Hines at the New Era Style Lounge on February 6, 2016
Source: Pinterest

Kristine's main income flow from her hosting career which adds up her current net worth of $2 million. This 5’ 10’’, co-host has a seductive body measurement of 35-25-34 inches. She is active on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.

March 16, 2017
First published on:March 16, 2017
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