American sports anchor Ryen Russillo, who hosted the popular show ‘The Ryen Russillo show,’ has decided to leave ESPN after working for the station for a decade. He isn’t only as a radio host, but also a successful America author.
Ryen rose to prominence hosting the ESPN network's The Ryen Russillo Show. Currently, he is serving a producer of a new podcast on ESPN.
How Much Is Ryen’s Net Worth?
The 43-year-old host, Ryen has an estimated net worth of over 1.7 million dollars. He is also highest paid ESPN star, where he earns over 95 thousand dollars annually including bonuses, fee, tax, and incentives. He also earns from commendatory and some advertisements as well. Early in 2006, he was hired in the ESPN Radio, where he started hosting NBA Sunday, The Baseball Show and the NFL Draft. Later, in 2009, Ryen was named co-host of ESPN Radio’s Scott Van Pelt Show. In October 2012, the show changed the name to 'SV& Russillo.'
In August 2017, Ryen got arrested on criminal trespass charges after he entered a private residence in Wyoming. Following the arrest, he was suspended from the ESPN for more than a week. Later, on 5th September 2017, Ryen returned to ESPN radio show.
Russillo has also served on talk show adding with 'Tirico,' 'Van pelt' and 'Doug Gottlieb show.' He hosted one of the network's College Gameday as well. The former WWZN radio host has hosted The Russillo Show with co-hosts including Kanell.
Ryen Russillo, posing on the station (Photo: usatftw.files)
After joining ESPN, Russillo worked as a sportscaster in Boston, Mass, where he was a CSN studio host an NBA expert. Earlier the man was a play-by-play reporter of the Trenton, the Boston Red Sox Double-A team.
After completing graduation, Ryen started his career working in Sporting News Radio-affiliated WWZN radio station from 2003 to 2005. Later on, he moved to WBCN, where he served as a post-game commentary for the NFL team, New England Patriots.
Is Ryen Married? Or Dating Someone?
The ESPN man Ryen has kept his personal life under the wraps. He has remained tight-lipped about his blossoming love affair. However, he is often seen talking about marriage on social media. On 23 September 2012, he sarcastically tweeted saying that if he were married, he would call 9am-1pm on Sunday his "married window."
While Ryen was successfully hiding his personal preferences from the limelight, he could escape himself from the rumor of dating. In 2014, Ryen was rumored to be dating his ESPN work-mate Cari Champion after she mentioned Ryen as her boyfriend in her tweet. Despite the rumors, Ryen's relationship with her is nothing more than a good friend.
(Photo: Ryen's Twitter)
Likewise, he was also linked to another work-companion, Sara Walsh. But this time, he clarified the rumors as he answered via Twitter saying that he was not dating her. Moreover, he told that Sara is a married lady and has a super hot husband.
Having a secretive personal background, sometimes fans relate to him as a gay. Nevertheless, he prefers to keep the details about his love life close to his heart.
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Abrupt Exit From ESPN!
The longtime host, Ryen Rusillo decided to leave ESPN Radio following his search for better opportunities. In a video shared by Big Lead, Ryen explained that he couldn’t grow and become contended while working for the station. He said,
“I don’t have a lot of a life now. I don’t really have any balance. I’d be lying if I told you I was super happy lately. I know people who know me really well here, I don’t think they’re entirely surprised by this. So it would have to be something where I also felt like I was growing creatively outside of ESPN Radio — some other entities … I don’t know if that was going to happen.”
He will continue to host the ESPN podcast through 2018, but his show, ‘The Ryen Russillo Show’ will air for the last time on 22 December.
The host of ‘Rusillo and Kane’ was born on 5th August 1975 and graduated from the University of Vermont, the USA. ESPN handsome and delightful host Ryen is standing at the height of 6 feet 4 inches and over 75 kg of weight. He has a well made-up body with fit and healthy.