Colin Cowherd is a famous American host, who is popular for beautifully presenting his shows. He is currently working as a host of the ESPN Radio podcasts such as The Herd Mentality and The Thundering Herd with Colin Cowherd. Before that he used to work as a co-host of ESPN2 program named 'Sports Nation'. He was born to Charles Cowherd and Patricia. He said to media in his interviews that he had very bad childhood because when he was just a child his parents broke up. Not only that, he further disclosed that his father married eight times and his mother was three-time divorcee. He started his career by being an anchor of Pacific Coast League's Las Vegas Stars.
Collin Cowherd was brutally criticized when he broke a false news about the demise of Eddie Guerrero, a world famous World Wrestling Entertainment wrestler. Regarding his married life, he is a married man. But his first marriage was not successful and they got divorced. He became the father of two children from his first marriage. Later on, he dated his second love and married her. He is now the father of six children of whom two are of his own and four other are his step-children.
Early Years & Career Begin
American sports media personality, Colin Cowherd was born on 6th January 1964, in Bay Center, Washington, USA, to Charles Cowherd, optometrist, and Patrica, a housewife. His father had five marriages and mother went through three divorces.
Colin Cowherd attended and graduated from Eastern Washington University. After his graduation, he worked as weekend sports anchor at WTVT in Florida. Later, Colin moved to Portland, Oregon, where he worked as a sports anchorman for KGW-TV in 1996. In 2003, Colin was selected to replace Tony Kornheiser for the late-morning time slot in a program entitled '10 AM – 1 PM ET' on ESPN Radio.
From 2004 to 2015, Colin Cowherd's popular show entitled 'The Herd with Colin Cowherd', a syndicated talk radio show broadcast on Fox Sports Radio was transmitted to ESPN Radio affiliates throughout the United States and online at ESPN Radio. com. In 2013, his first book, entitled 'You Herd Me! I'll Say It If Nobody Else Will', was published, writing the book on-and-off for a few years.
On 16th July 2015, it was announced that Colin Cowherd would leave ESPN. On 12th August 2015, it was officially announced that he would join Fox Sports with a four-year contract.
Colin Cowherd faced many controversy and criticism.On 5th April 2007, his directed program entitled 'The Herd', his listeners to "blow up" the sports blog The Big Lead by simultaneously visiting its home page. This site was unable to handle the influx of traffic and was knocked offline for approximately 96 hours.
Cowherd also faced criticized for comments which he made regarding the circumstances surrounding the death of 'Sean Taylor'. On 28th November 2007, one day after Taylor's home invasion murder, Cowherd claimed that Taylor's past had brought this upon him and that Redskins fans who mourned him were not "grown-ups".
On 23rd July 2015, Cowherd made remarks connecting the number of baseball players from the 'Dominican Republic' to the game's alleged simplicity.
Acknowledgments & Awards
From his media career, he won many awards including Sports Illustrated's 2005 Radio Personality of the year. The National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association voted him as the Nevada's Sportscaster of the Year five times. Moreover, for his exact sports predictions, he was given the name 'Pundit Tracker' as the Best Pundit of 2012.
Personal Life & Net Worth
Colin Cowherd was previously married Kimberly Ann Vadala in 1996 and the couple divorced in 2007.The couple has two children.Then he married Ann Cowherd in 2010.Currently, Colin is the father of six children, among them two are his own and four are his stepchildren. Colin net worth is estimated to be $12 million dollars.Edit
Colin Cowherd Married(s)
First Marriage to Kimberly Ann Vadala
After 11 years of their marriage they got divorced due to some internal conflict. Together they are parents of two children. Edit this contentColin Cowherd and Kimberly Ann Vadala get divorced in 2007
Second Marriage to Ann Cowherd
After three years of his divorce they got married in presence of their relatives and close friends. She was already mother of four children before they got married. Edit this content