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Cari Champion Biography

Updated On 07 Jun, 2017 Published On 07 Jun, 2017
Cari Champion

Facts of Cari Champion

Age : 48 years old
Family Name : Champion
Birth Country : United States
Height : 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Cari Champion
Birth Place/City Pasadena, California
Profession Broadcaster
Working For ESPN2
Body Measurements 35-25-37 in
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Weight in KG 67 KG
Shoe Size 8.5 US
Famous for Journalist
Married N/A
Education University of California, Los Angeles
Awards Not Yet
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
Movies Sympathy for Delicious

Relationship short Statistics of Cari Champion

What is Cari Champion marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Cari Champion have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Cari Champion having any relationship affair ?: Yes1 affair
Is Cari Champion Lesbian ? No

She is an American broadcast journalist and television personality best known as the anchor at Tennis Channel and hosts for First Take off ESPN2's. She has majored in English and minored in Mass Communication. In 1988, she started her actual career as an intern joining the CNN. She got her first reporting job in West Virginia and became a reporter at the Orange County News Channel, California, in 2002.

Early Life

American journalist and television personality Cari Champion was born on June 1, 1975, in Pasadena, California. She holds Jamaican ancestry and belongs to black ethnicity. She is a Christian.

Early Education and Career

She majored in English and minored in mass communication from the University of California. After completion her intermediate study, she used to write for the Daily Bruin which aspired her to pursue her career in journalism. So, Cari joined the UCLA and graduated in 1998 with an English degree.


Champion began her broadcasting career just after her graduation. She later moved to West Virgina for her first reporting job. In November 2007, she was fired from WGCL-TV for allegedly uttering a profanity over the air.

Following her fired, she moved to Florida and covered news such as Human Interest stories and devasting hurricanes in the state. She worked as a courtside reporter for Court News.


Cari joined ESPN on October 1, 2012, as the new host of ESPN2's live debate show First Take. When she interviewed American football quarterback Cam Newton in a segment for E:60, her performance was appreciated by everyone. She made her journalistic debut for the network on November 4, 2014.

After serving for six months as an anchor on SportsCenter, she gets promoted. She has an issue with SportsCenter too after her statement about the channel and she gets suspended for a while.

Personal Life

Cori is on the highest peak of her career and that might be the reason she prefers to stay single. She had no plans for marriage too. Once she was linked up with Ryen Russillo but they never termed one another as a girlfriend, boyfriend so, rumors end as a hoax.

However, because of her secretive personality, she prefers to keep silent on media regarding her private issue.

Net worth 

The beautiful 42-year-old journalist has earned lots of name and fame from her journalism career. She has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars and an annual salary of $1 million. 

Cari Champion Affairs

  1. First Affair with Ryen Russillo

    He is an American sports host who has worked for ESPN Radio as the co-host of SVP & Russillo since May 2009.

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