The famous anchor for Root Sports Northwest, Angie Mentink, who is having a hard time recovering from her illness has managed to grab the good wishes from her audiences. She is married to her longtime sweetheart Jarrett Mentink, who is emotionally supporting his wife's fight against illness.
Find out below, the secrets to their strong relationship and married life.
Angie Mentink Happily Married To Jarrett Mentink-Do They Have Any Children?
Angie Mentink is an anchor for the Root Sports Northwest and also a co-anchor of the Mariners Live. She is a sports lover and has won All-American softball player 3 times during her college.
She is married to her high school boyfriend Jarrett Mentink. The couple had been dating since their high school and after nearly a decade of relation, they decided to escalate their relationship to the next level.
Jarret Mentink who is an American professor and a former basketball coach has always been supporting his wife in her career. He has always been a supportive and a caring husband to Angie.
This understanding has played a major role in their personal as well as professional life. The couple is gifted with two sons (age 11 and 13) and the happy family of four, sure loves to spend time together.
The family is going through an emotional phase since Angie is having a bad health condition. Despite these, the family stands strong for each other and supports Angie to fight her illness.
Angie Mentink Fighting Cancer With A Smile
Angie was diagnosed with a breast cancer in 2017. In September she tweeted about her illness on her Twitter account. Angie who tried her best to deal with her breast problem showed a good spirit to fight against her illness.
Talk about ungrateful, after everything I did for my boobs, today I find out they are trying to kill me. Yeah so ummm I have #breastcancer— Angie Mentink (@AngieMentink) September 7, 2017
Her family supported her battle with cancer by emotionally supporting her. Below is a reply to her tweet by her husband Jarrett Mentink.
All the best thoughts and peace to you, Angie. My wife is currently fightting this. I pray you both win out.— Jeff (@atmagigo) September 7, 2017
The news shocked many people and many tweets flooded over to support her fight against the illness. Angie's friend Jackie Montgomery tweeted her good wishes and prayers.
I'm sorry to hear this Angie. Sending lots of hugs and prayers your way. Cancer is messing with the wrong chick!— Jackie Montgomery (@MissJMontgomery) September 7, 2017
The Seattle Mariners also replied to Angie's tweet supporting her to fight her illness with a caption, Angie, from the entire Mariners organization, you're in our thoughts. Knowing you, cancer doesn't stand a chance.
On October she shared a picture of her in a hospital bed after her surgery with a humorous tweet.
With all the support from her family and her well-wishers, she is still recovering and fighting her illness with a humorous smile on her face.
She has passed the six-month clean checkup after her diagnosis of breast cancer. She said,
"In the most amazing and glorious way, I really talked about my boobs and nothing else for weeks. You know where people are coming from and why they’re asking, but I was happy when the conversation finally went to baseball or my kids. Or anything else."
After the scary year of battle with the disease, she's a happy breast cancer survivor now.
Angie Mentink's Quick Facts
- She was born on October 18, 1973, in Norfolk, Virginia, United States.
- She graduated from the University of Washington.
- She graduated with a degree in communication.
- She joined Root Sports Northwest when it was Fox Sports Net in 1997.
- Her birth sign is Libra.
- She started her broadcasting career with Fox Sports Northwest as an intern in 1998 as a reporter covering the Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Mariners.