ESPN football analyst Louis Riddick recently climbed the ladder as the co-host on 'NFL Matchup' alongside Sal Paolantonio and Greg Cosell. The former NFL safety is also set to arrive replacing Louis Riddick at ESPN's 'Monday Night Football' and work with Suzy Kolber and Steve Young.
He emerged from ESPN shows like NFL Matchup, Sunday NFL Countdown, and NFL Live. The former American football safety played for the teams like Cleveland Browns, Oakland Raiders and Orlando Rage.
Louis Riddick's Son; Is He Married?
The NFL Front Office Insider of ESPN, Louis Riddick has remained stealthy when it comes to his relationship. However, the 49-year-old notoriously private NFL player provided a rare sight on 11 October 2013 and revealed that he had a son. He opened about his son after his fellow NFL player Adrian Peterson's son got murdered.
Meanwhile, Louis also expressed the troubleshoot of parent and tweeted that it is a hard work to come up with the right word towards the news surrounding Adrian's son. According to the police reports, Adrian's two-year-old son died in October 2013 in a Sioux Falls, S.D., hospital after he got allegedly abused by an attacker who was dating the boy's mother.
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Further, on 23 October 2017, the former American football safety tweeted about his son that stated:
Louis Riddick's tweet of 23 October 2017 about his son (Photo: Twitter)
Although he has mentioned his son on several of his tweets, he has remained silent when it comes to the mother of the child. The 49-year-old former NFL personality has yet to open the chapters of his love life or whether he has a wife or not. As of September 2018, Louis is reportedly unmarried.
Family Life: Father's Death; Three Siblings
Louis parents used to see him play every game since his career with Pennridge Greenjackets. When he got sheer volume of mail that was enough to fill the room, his mother told him to get rid of the letters. However, among his supportive parents, his father had an unfortunate death at the age of 65 in 2005.
The Quakertown native still remembers his moment with father, his gentle touch and whimsical persona, his hard work, and dedication towards taking care of his family of five. Louis has three siblings named Robb, Tim, and Wil. His elder brother, Robb Riddick played as running back for the Buffalo Bills.
His younger brothers, Tim Lewis and Wil Lewis played for the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks respectively. Tim sprang as a starting cornerback but retired after a neck injury. His younger brother Wil also arrived as a defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs.
How Did Louis Riddick Summon Net Worth?
Louis, 49, summons his net worth from his career as the sports analyst and former NFL player. According to Payscale, the average salary of an employee in ESPN is $76.5K. As per work.chron.com, sports analyst salary ranges between $17,000 to $100,000 a year. Louis, who workes as a football analyst on ESPN since May 2013, is earning some decent amount of payroll.
Before arriving ESPN, he worked at Philadelphia Eagles as the director of pro personnel. He also played NFL from 1991 to 1998 as football safety for the teams like Cleveland Browns, Oakland Raiders and Orlando Rage.
Preview Bears-Seahawks On 'Sports Feed'
In the WGN-TV program Sports Feed, ESPN analyst Louis Riddick talked with Jarrett Payton and Josh Frydman about the opening game of the NFL 2018 season. He alongside Jason Witten discussed the key moments and preview of the Chicago Bears against the Seattle Seahawks.
The NFL teams were set to open their games in an American football stadium Soldier Field located in Chicago, Illinois. While Chicago Bears prepared for their NFL opening, Jarrett and Josh were out of the stadium preparing to report the events.
Nearly 60 thousand audiences witnessed the NFL grand finale where Chicago beat Seattle 24-17 in the Soccer Field on 17 September 2018. In the heated game, Bears covered 271 yards while Seahawks managed 276 yards. Bears recorded the passing aggregate of 25-34 while Seahawks fall behind with the passing score of 22-36. The NFL program was telecasted live in ESPN from Soldier Field at 8: 15 P.M. eastern time.
Louis Riddick was born on 14 March 1969 in Quakertown, Pennsylvania. The NFL star stands at the height of 1.88 m (6 feet 2 inches), and his weight is around 215 lbs (98 kg). At the age of 38, Louis got hired by the Eagles as a pro scout.
As per wiki, the former American football safety completed his education from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree of bachelors in economics.