An American television host and sportscaster Charissa Thompson who is one of the best journalists and currently works for Fox Sports Channel. Before, she has worked for ESPN, GSN, NBC, and the Big Ten Network. She got immense fame after begin recognized as one the best journalist in the industry.
Besides, she hosted the shows like SportsNation, Fox Sports Live, Ultimate Beastmaster. The beautiful sportscaster, Charissa Thompson’s net worth is evaluated at $2 million as of 2019. According to a reliable source, her salary is above $500,000 per year. Continue reading articles to know about Charissa Thompson’s early life, career, personal life, and relationship.
Charissa Thompson took birth in Seattle, Washington, USA on 4th May 1982. She hasn’t revealed the information regarding her parents to the media. However, she has a brother named Tyson who is a baseball player. She holds the nationality of America and her ethnicity is white.
Looking further into her education background, she was enrolled in Inglemoor High School in Washington. After graduation from high school, she went to Washington State University. Later, she went to the University of California and completed her graduation in B.A degree in Law and Society.
Charissa Thompson showed her interest in broadcasting from her early childhood. She began her career in the broadcasting field in 2006. Besides, she did several other jobs during her high school days. She has worked as a sales associate at Nordstrom, a barista at Starbucks, a waitress at The Cheesecake Factory restaurant.
She debuted in broadcasting by appearing in several baseball programs at FSN’s The Baseball Report. She started gaining popularity by her brilliant display in the show The 2007 MLB All-Star Game Red Carpet Parade. Besides, she was also a news reporter for Fox News.
She also hosts the football show, Friday Night Tailgate on Big Ten Network. In 2009, she appeared in the show Toughest Cowboy. In the same year, she worked as a sideline reporter for NFL Networks.
She also got a chance to provide the news of the FIFA World Cup in 2010 which was hosted in South Africa.
She got a major breakthrough in her career after signing a contract with ESPN Network. She became the co-host of the show Number Never Lies. Besides, she also appeared in other shows like SportsNation and ESPN First Take.
After working two years with ESPN, she went back to work with Fox Sports in 2013. As of now, she hosts the show Fox Sports Live on Fox Channel.
Net Worth and Earnings
Aforementioned, Charissa Thompson’s net worth is evaluated at $2 million. She was able to gather a gigantic wealth for her profession. According to the source, she earns a salary of $500,000 per year.
Personal Life and Relationship
Talking about Charissa Thompson’s personal life, she is currently single. However, she was once married. However, she considered that marriage was one of the biggest mistakes she had made. After her divorce, she was romantically involved with Jay Williams, a former basketball player. In 2013, the couple started dating and started spending time.
However, after a year of together, the couple parted their ways. The ex-couple hasn’t revealed the reason for their separation from media. As of now, Charissa is totally focusing on her career and she is not having an affair with any personality.
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