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OccupationAnchor , Sportscaster, Reporter
EthnicityWhite
ReligionChristian
Place of birthUnited States
Birthyear1964
Birthmonth1
Birthday4

Suzanne Lisa Kolber better known as Suzy Kolber is an American sportscaster, football sideline reporter, and co-producer for ESPN. Furthermore, she was one of the original anchors of ESPN2 when it launched in 1993. Later three year, she switched to Fox Sports and rejoined ESPN in later 1999. 

 

Suzy Kolber is married and is blessed with a baby girl together with her husband. As of 2019, her net worth is estimated $18 million. To know everything in detail just scroll down.

Suzy Kolber Net Worth and Salary

Not to mention, the significant source of Suzy Kolber income comes from her association with ESPN. Nonetheless, she has also worked with numerous other companies like Microsoft's Xbox, Sony's PlayStation 2, and Sega's video games, which also adds good sum to her net worth.

Additionally, Kolber is also the national TV Spokesperson for Pepsi-Cola commercials as well as Chevrolet which pay her a hefty sum of money. 

As of 2019, her net worth is estimated at around $18 million. According to the sources, she makes $3 million per annum as her salary which explains her massive net worth. Furthermore, her monthly estimated salary is figured at $250,000.

Besides this, there is no information about real estate property and cars owned her. 

Suzy Kolber Personal Life

Suzu Kolber, 54, is a married woman. She exchanged the wedding vows with her long-term boyfriend Eric Brady in a secret ceremony in 2008 where only some special guests were present. That same year, the pair welcomed their first child, Kellyn. 

The couple reportedly dated each other for a few of years prior to tying the knot. However, there is no information when exactly the two first met and how they lead their relationship to marriage.

As of 2019, its been a decade their marriage and their love and passion for each other are increasing every passing day.

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Suzi has always kept her personal life low key and never reveals anything about her husband and family. It seems that the family is enjoying their life without letting know the media and the public.

Nonetheless, once there had been a rumor regarding their divorce. During her pregnancy period, Suzy had said that she will raise her baby girl as a single mother. But, as for a surprising fact, they are still together.

Suzy Kolber Career

Before ESPN, Suzy Kolber worked as a freelancer for WPLG-TV in Miami as a special producer from 1989-90. Further, she also produced magazine shows, Greyhound Racing America in Miami, Florida and Cowboys Special Edition in Irving, Texas.

Additionally, she produced the 5:30 p.m. sportscast at WTVJ-TV in Miami from 1985 to 1989. In 1988 she was awarded a local Sports Emmy for producing the sportscast. 

In December 1991, she landed a job at ESPN. There she worked as a weekend sports anchor and weekday feature. 

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In November 1996 she left ESPN for Fox Sports. There she worked as an anchor of a nightly sports news program and also reported for NFL games. She also served the NFL on Fox as the lead reporter for network’s coverage. She served the NHL on Fox which includes both the 1999 Playoffs and Stanley Cup Finals.

In August 1999 she returned to ESPN. She co-hosted ESPN2’s SportsNight. In 1995 and 1996 she co-hosted the X Games. She also has hosted ESPN2’s SportsFigures.

In 2006 with Michele Tafoya she worked for Super Bowl XL in Detroit, the ABC Sports broadcast. She was listed in the top 10 favorite sports TV personalities by the Sports Business Daily’s 2004 list. She then regularly hosted ESPN’s year-round NFL Live news and information show.

She was the host of NFL Match-Up. She served as an anchor on SportsCenter. She also became studio host for ESPN’s tennis coverage at the French Open and Wimbledon. She also hosted Winter X Games and X Games in 2001 and 2000.

She as a sideline reporter joined ESPN’s Monday Night Football with Michele Tafoya. At the end of 2010-2011 NFL season, she left ESPN for NBC Sports. In the two weeks prior to Kolber's arrival, Brent Musburger was absent from his position as lead host for NASCAR Countdown on the ABC/ESPN network.

ESPN announced her as the new host of Nextel Cup and Busch studio programming but gave no reason for his absence. Allen Bestwick later replaced her as the host of NASCAR Countdown.

Controversy

While covering a New York Jets game, she received national attention on December 20, 2003. During the game, Jets quarterback Joe Namath stated that he wants to kiss her. She responded, “Thanks, Joe. I’ll take that as a huge compliment”. Former Jets quarterback later apologized. 

Suzy Kolber Early Life and Education

Suzy Kolber was born on May 14, 1964, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her star sign is Taurus. Regarding her nationality, she is an American, having a white ethnic background. 

She attended Pennsylvania’s Upper Dublin High School and graduated from there in 1982. She also attended Sandy Run Middle School in Dresher, Pennsylvania. In 1986 she graduated from the University of Miami holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in telecommunications.

Updated On Tue Aug 18 2015 Published On Sun Jul 05 2015 By rajan

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