Elliotte Friedman Married, Wife, Girlfriend, Gay, Salary

By WN Writer | Updated On: 12 May, 2021
Elliotte Friedman Married, Wife, Girlfriend, Gay, Salary

Quick Information

Date of Birth September 27, 1970 Age 50 Years 8 Month(s)
Nationality Canadian Profession Sports Journalist
Marital Status Married Wife/Spouse Not Disclosed
Divorced Not Yet Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not Disclosed Salary Not Disclosed
Ethnicity White Children/Kids Yes
Height N/A Education University of Western Ontario

Sports journalist Elliotte Friedman is married to his wife Steph for more than a decade. But according to Elliotte, their 10th year of togetherness might feel like 10 thousand years to his wife.

Salary & Net Worth

Elliotte Friedman's career started in 1994 working for The Fan 590 (now Sportsnet 590). At the same time, he was also an anchor of play-by-play for the Toronto Raptors, covering games on both radio and Television.

In 1996, Toronto-born Sportscaster was awarded the title "Telemedia Reporter of The Year."

Two years later, he started to report for Toronto Blue Jays. He also worked as a freelance writer for the London Free Press and Toronto Star.

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From 2003 to 2014, he was part of CBC, where he was an anchor for "Hockey Night In Canada." Also, he covered the CFL as well as different other sports on CBC. Moreover, he got the chance to cover the CBC's Olympic Games.

He received the Best Sports Reporting Gemini Award for his work on Hockey Night in Canada's Heritage Classic (2011).

In the 2016 Summer Olympics, he replaced Steve Armitage as he was diagnosed with chronic heart failure. 

Elliotte Friedman makes the wrong call in the Men's 200m individual medley at the Olympics in Rio in 2016 (

He has signed a 112year contract with NHL Network and has been serving as an insider for the network. Moreover, he serves as a hockey reporter for Sportsnet since Roger media acquired exclusive media rights to the NHL.

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According to, the estimated salary of the sports journalist is about $56,500 per year, and their weekly pay is $1086.

And having the expertise of over 25 years in journalism, the NHL Network journalist must indeed have a salary ranging to the same amount.  As for his net worth, it is estimated to be somewhere between thousand to millions of dollars. 

Married To Wife Steph Friedman

Elliotte Friedman is a married man. His wife is a former television producer.

The couple got married on 3rd September 2009 amidst their friends and family. Elliotte and his spouse flee to California from Crescent City to celebrate their first wedding anniversary.

As for their tenth year of togetherness, Elliotte shared a throwback picture of his marriage on his Instagram and captioned it, saying 10 years must have felt like 10 thousand years for Steph.

Although he relishes a decade-long relationship with his wife, he was once on the radar of gay rumors. However, his married life stands as solid proof to falsify such speculations.

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Elliotte Friedman's Short Bio

Elliotte Friedman was born on 27th September 1970 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was raised by his parents in a middle-class Jewish family.

As per wiki, he joined the University of Western Ontario, but unfortunately, he never graduated. However, he worked as editor-in-chief at the student newspaper The Gazette from 1992-93.