Jay Onrait is the television personality who can be clearly recognized with the large height and excellent sports presentation. The presenter is popular for his works in SportsCentre, Fox Sports Live, The Jay and Dan Podcast and for his books named Anchorboy and Number Two. He has received the nomination for Gemini Award 2010 and grabbed the award for Best Sportscaster for his work on Sportscentre in 2011.
Career and Progression:
Jay Onrait embarked his professional career in journalism as an editorial assistant while attending Ryerson University. The presenter then worked as a sports director at CFSK-TV in Saskatoon and host of the The Big Breakfast on the A-Channel in Winnipeg. In 2001, he entered NHL Network and served as host for both the network's flagship show, Molson That's Hockey 2 and NHL on the Fly.
Moreover, Jay also hosted SportsCenter alongside Dan’O Toole in 2003 and Sportscentre Morning Rush on TSN2 between 2010- 2011. The famous host has co-hosted in 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Jay later left Sportscenter in 2013 for joining a newly formed Fox Sports 1 in Los Angeles. The anchor along with Dan O Toole debuted the show in August 2013 and ceased to feature in the show after the program was canceled and the two broadcasters' contracts were not renewed in February 2017.
How Much is Jay’s Worth?
Jay Onrait has contributed nearly two decades in the journalistic sector. He has worked as an editorial assistant, Sports director, presenter and much more. The hard work and efforts in those media have not only provided fame to Jay but also economic stability. It wouldn’t be false to suspect that the salary of Jay from the big scale media has enabled him to garner net worth in thousands.
Jay Onrait and Dan O’ Toole Returning to TSN:
As we said earlier, Jay and Dan co-hosted TSN’s Sportscenter from 2003 and left the show after a decade in 2013 and moved to American media, Fox Sports 1. However, now the hosts are finally returning to the Canadian television after nearly three years break. The hosts have ceased their work in Fox Sports 1 and perhaps will be soon flaring magic of their presentation skills in Canadian media.
Enjoying Happy Married Life!
Jay Onrait faced a broken marriage earlier but now seems to have found the love of his life. The host was previously married to Darcy Mordin in 2002, but the relationship couldn’t sail smoothly, and they got a divorce soon after. However, the separation with Darcy couldn’t be the end of romance in his life.
Jay married Chobi Liang, a former TSN PR, in October 2013. Jay and his girlfriend turned wife were reported of dating for a long time before the wedding. The couple is blessed with a daughter born on May 25, 2015. The family of three seemed to be completely happy and contented with their life. Jay Onrait feels fortunate for having a wife who stands with him in every difficult situation and is his strength to face those.The relationship of Jay with his wife Choi makes it clear that the host is not a gay but straight.
Jay Onrait was born on August 29, 1974, in Calgary, Alberta. The presenter attended the University of Alberta and described the years as “The Lost Years.” He later enrolled at Ryerson University in Toronto in 1999 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Radio and Television. He has a tall height of 6 feet 6 inches which make him distinct from other television personalities.