Cari Champion Age, Married, Husband, Boyfriend, ESPN, Fired, Salary

Published On: 09 Jul, 2017

Cari Champion Age, Married, Husband, Boyfriend, ESPN, Fired, Salary

Quick Information

Date of Birth June 01, 1975
Age 43 Years 2 Month(s)
Citizenship American
Profession Broadcaster
Marital Status Single
Divorced Not Yet
Gay/Lesbain No
Net Worth $2 Million Dollars
Salary $1 Million Annually
Ethnicity African-American
Social Media Twitter, Instagram
Children/Kids Not Yet
Height 6 Feet 1 Inch (185 cm)
Education University of California
Parents Dylan Champion (Father), Mariah Champion (Mother)

This American Broadcast Journalist and Television personality not only has Champion as her family name but also has the word “Champion” shining all over her character. Cari Champion, who is known for covering the tennis stars William sisters closely, is now an anchor of ESPN’s iconic program SportsCenter. The journalist’s “Never Give UP” attitude propelled her for the difficult times and is enjoying a successful career.

Career and Professional Life:

The dedicated reporter always wanted to pursue her career in Journalism in spite of every hurdle. The coveted reporter who graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles got his her first reporting job in West Virginia where she was like a one-man army. But the character that she is, the phrase “Give up” doesn’t even exist.

Her efforts soon paid off, when she joined ESPN in live debate show “First Take.” There she shook up all pressure and by the end of June 2015; she was already promoted to SportsCenter as an anchor. And by the end of 2016, her popularity reached the best possible height and signed a multi-year deal with ESPN.

Her career took an unexpected turn when she was fired for WGCL-TV for uttering the obscenity. But the "Never Give Up" attitude of the Champion helped her get through difficult time.

Later, she appealed her innocence by stating that floor director had not cued her after the commercial and the microphone recorded the unfortunate moment and she then hired back in 2008.

How Much is Champion’s Net Worth and Salary?

The American Journalist is notable television personality who earns the mouth-watering salary of $1 million from ESPN and will see a periodic rise after signing a multi-year deal. Her net worth reaches a decent height of $2 million.

Who is Cari Champion Dating?

The basketball fan during her early career is enjoying a successful career so far. According to various wiki sources, the journalist has been dating her fellow ESPN Star Rusillo for some time now.

The reporter and her beloved boyfriend seem to keep their lips tied about their relationship and isn’t revealing any plans. Although, the ESPN reporter will certainly plan to get married and get settled in her personal life. Her future husband to be is also an ESPN journalist and signed a multi-year contract with ESPN.

She Handled Racist and Sexist Tweet Like a Pro!!

In November 2014; comedian Artie Lange projected a series of jokes portraying himself and Champion in sexual fantasy set during “Slavery.” Later, realizing the seriousness of his racist and sexist tweet, the comedian apologized to Champion. Cari never actually took the tweets offensively and just continued dwelling at her work without even bothering about it.

A Short Bio of Champion:

The journalist was born in June 1975 in Pasadena, California US. The talented reporter who is aged 42 is blessed with a tall height of 6 feet and 1 inch tall. The reporter who likes to keep her body well maintained belongs to American Nationality.