How much is Cari Champion worth?
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
|Date of Birth:||June 1, 1978|
|Country:||United States of America|
Who is Cari Champion
Cari Champion is a broadcast journalist and television personality from the US. She was anchor and reporter for the Tennis Channel and host of ESPN2’s First Take. In July 2014, Champion became anchor for ESPN’s flagship program SportsCenter.
How did Cari earn her net worth?
Popular ESPN2’s host Cari Champion is not only an engaging anchor on Tennis Channel, but also a wealthy woman as well.
She started her professional career on the Orange County Newschannel and at WPTV-TV. She was very successful and eventually ended up as host of First Take on ESPN2 which paid her handsomely. Today she’s the anchor of SportsCenter.
Cari Champion earned her college degree at the University of California, Los Angeles. She began her professional career in broadcasting when she worked at radio stations in Santa Ana, California, and Palm Beach, Florida. She became famous for covering tennis matches well and gained many listeners going on to follow top players like Serena and Venus Williams, and eventually becoming a full-time broadcaster for the Tennis Channel in 2009.
Prior to moving to Florida, Champion was a reporter at the Orange County Newschannel in Santa Ana, California before joining WPTV-TV in West Palm Beach, Florida in 2002. In Florida, Cari reported on human interest stories and the devastating hurricanes in the state. While working as a reporter there, she developed an affinity for tennis after covering players such as Venus and Serena Williams, having fallen in love with sports. She subsequently auditioned for the Tennis Channel’s growing news department and became one of three women selected from more than 50 candidates. She was successful and joined the network in 2009. Thereafter, Champion worked as a courtside reporter, anchoring the channel’s Court Report news segment. She briefly reported on entertainment for the Starz network and shows such as The Insider and Hollywood 411.
On October 1, 2012, Champion joined ESPN as the new host of ESPN2’s live debate show First Takes. In June 2015, Champion was promoted to the position anchor on SportsCenter, the flagship daily show of ESPN.