Kristine Leahy is a Chicago-born television host and news reporter. Widely known for her work in Fox Sports 1’s The Herd with Colin Cowherd and NBC’s American Ninja Warrior, Leahy has secured a loving place in the hearts of all sports fan across the US.
Kristine Leahy’s childhood fascination led to a career in sports journalism
Kristine Leahy was born on October 17, 1986, in Chicago, Illinois. Being born in the Jordan era, Leahy was always interested in sports.
She was a huge fan of the Chicago Bulls, and according to her LinkedIn profile, she recalls making her father quiz her about the happenings of the Bulls and the players.
She completed her high school from Prairie Ridge High School in Crystal Lake, Illinois. Leahy always wanted a career in the sports sector, and with that in mind she joined Boston University and graduated with a degree in Bachelors of Science and Journalism.
Kristine Leahy has amassed a huge net worth
During her time at Boston University, Leahy became a part of the team that created BUTV’s first sports talk show. She co-anchored the show for three years, and after graduation, she got a job at the sports radio station WEEI in Boston.
Two years later, Leahy got a job as an official reporter for the Boston Celtics. She then spent a year as the lead sports anchor for Fox Boston covering the Stanley Cup and the Super Bowl.
Not satisfied with her success, Leahy moved to Los Angeles in 2012. She worked as a sideline reporter for CBS Sports Network’s college football and basketball packages.
She also worked as a sideline reporter for the coverage of March Madness. She filled in as a host on CBS Sports Network’s show Lead Off and anchored CBS LA’s Sports Central.
Kristine Leahy slowly gained popularity among the viewer base which got her a job as the host for NBC’s American Ninja Warrior replacing Jenn Brown.
In September of 2015, Leahy was offered a job alongside the former ESPN Radio host Colin Cowherd. She became a co-host of the show The Herd with Colin Cowherd which aired on Fox Sports Radio and Fox Sports. After years of hard work, Kristine’s net worth has risen to $2 million.
Kristine Leahy is dating a personal trainer
She is currently in a relationship with one of the most sought after trainers in LA, Aaron Hines. They have been dating for a year now.
Before Aaron Hines became her boyfriend, she was rumored to be in a relationship with her co-host Colin Cowherd, but nothing came of it.