Elliotte Friedman Married, Wife, Girlfriend, Gay, Salary

By Aditya Rana | Updated On: 10 Oct, 2020
Elliotte Friedman Married, Wife, Girlfriend, Gay, Salary

Quick Information

Date of Birth September 27, 1970
Age 50 Years 6 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

Best known for his longtime role on Hockey Night in Canada, Canadian native Elliotte Friedman has fluttered the watermark as an expert and skilled sportscaster. He came under the radar of media after mistakenly announced U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte was the winner of the Men's 200-metre individual medley final at the 2016 Summer Olympics where his rival, Michael Phelps, won the competition.

Additionally, Elliotte is known as a regular panelist on CBC's Hockey Night in Canada and is working alongside Ron MacLean, Nick Kypreos, and Kelly Hrudey. He has been serving as the hockey reporter for Sportsnet since 2014.

Elliotte Friedman's Salary And Net Worth?

Elliotte Friedman's career started in 1994 when he began to work in The Fan 590. And at the same time, he also joined as an anchor of play-by-play for the Toronto Raptors and covered games on both radio and Television. Later, in 1998 he started to report on Toronto Blue Jays. He also worked as a freelance writer for the London Free Press and Toronto Star.

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In 1996, Toronto-born Sportscaster was awarded the title "Telemedia Reporter of The Year." In 2003, he worked for The Score network. From 2003 to 2014, Elliotte started to work on CBC, where he was an anchor for "Hockey Night In Canada."Also, he covered the CFL on CBC as well as different other sports on CBC. Moreover, he got the chance to cover the CBC's Olympic Games. After Brian Williams, American host, and actor, moved to CTV/TSN, he started reporting on the CFL in 2006. He received the Best Sports Reporting Gemini Award for his work on Hockey Night in Canada's Heritage Classic in 2011. He appeared regularly on The Fan 590 (now Sportsnet 590). Afterward, Elliotte started to work in Sportsnet in 2014. He even signed a contract for 12 years with NHL Network. He was hired by Sportsnet as a journalist after Rogers Sports and Media acquired the national media rights to the NHL and produced Hockey Night for CBC.  

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

For the CBC's coverage of swimming and diving events at the 2016 Sumer Olympics, Steve Armitage was appointed as a commentator. But due to his diagnosis with chronic heart failure, he was unable to attend the event. And replacing him was Elliotte Friedman. 

According to the, an estimated salary of the Sports Journalist is about $46,229 per year. Also, the journalist receives a salary ranging between $18,000 and $100,500. Having the expertise of over 24 years in journalism, the NHL Network journalist indeed is enjoying a whopping net worth.

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Elliotte Friedman Married, Wife, Girlfriend, Gay

Elliotte Friedman is a married man. His wife is a former television producer. However, he has secluded the identity of his wife and kept it away from the reach of media. On one of the blog posts on 16 February 2015, he had given a few hints about his personal life.

In the blog post, he explained the incident that occurred on his first wedding anniversary. He and his girlfriend shared the wedding vows in 2009. But, the date when they started dating is unknown. Later, on their first wedding anniversary in 2010, Elliotte and his spouse, who is not a golf enthusiast, flee to California from Crescent City to celebrate their anniversary. The pair went to Pebble Beach.

As of now, the pair is enjoying an intimate relationship with each other that subsequently eliminate gay rumors.

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Elliotte Friedman's Short Bio

Elliotte Friedman was born on 27th September 1970 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was raised in Toronto by his parents, whose identity is a mystery. 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.

He is a handsome and good looking guy; he has a nice body figure with fit and fine. He is a vegan. At the age of forty-eight, he still looks like someone on his 30/31, thanks to his daily physical works and a healthy balanced diet. He is also active on social media, where he has over 457k fan followers and over 481 tweets on Twitter.