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Charissa Thompson Biography

Updated On 30 Mar, 2019 Published On 15 Mar, 2015
Charissa Thompson

Facts of Charissa Thompson

Date of Birth :
Age : 40 years old
Family Name : Thompson
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Taurus
Height : 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Charissa Thompson
Birth Place/City Seattle, Washington
Profession Journalist
Nationality American
Working For Fox Sports
Body Measurements 36-23-35 in
Weight in KG 58kg
Breast Size 36 inch
Waist size 23 inch
Hip Size 35 inch
Married No
Children No
Divorce No

Relationship short Statistics of Charissa Thompson

What is Charissa Thompson marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Charissa Thompson have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Charissa Thompson having any relationship affair ?: Yes1 affair
Is Charissa Thompson Lesbian ? Don't Know

Charissa Thompson is an American television host as well as a sportscaster. She works for Fox Sports 1 as well as for NBC. On Fox Sports Live she is also one of the co-hosts. No information about her parents is known. She had completed her graduation from the University of California in 2004. She had graduated with a degree in Law and Society.

Charissa is still single. It has been rumored that she had an affair with some guy. There was also a rumor that she was married and has two children but there was no confirmation about the topic. Other than that there is no more rumor about her linkups and any relationships. She is a successful model and also has been listed in top ten hottest female reports in American television.

Early Life And Education Of Charissa Thompson

Charissa Jean Thompson was born on 4th May 1982 in Seattle, Washington. She studied Inglemoor High School in Kenmore, Washington. Before migrating to California, she joined Washington State University. 

Later, she was transferred to the University of California, Santa Barbara and completed her graduation with a B.A. in Law and Society in 2004.

She has always been a sports enthusiast. She was also interested in a broadcasting career since her childhood days. She was active in playing volleyball and basketball during her high school days.

Charissa Thompson's Career

Thompson, 36. is basically known for her dedication as a TV host and sportscaster for Fox Sports.

She was initially known for her appearance on basketball programs that include The Baseball Report and The 2007 MLB All-Star Game Red Carpet Parade on FSN.

She joined Fox network as NFL sideline reporter. Also, she appeared on college football and college basketball game on Big Ten Network and Fox Sports Net.

She also hosted FSN's The Best Damn Sports Show Period with John Salley and Chris Rose.


Charissa Thompson at Emmys
Source: Realtor

She covered the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games for Yahoo Sports. The same year she covered the FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

She joined ESPN and worked with Michael Smith in June 2011 where she hosted the Numbers Never Lie. She also hosted on SportsNation and ESPN First Take.

From 2014 to 2017, she worked as a co-host on the entertainment news show Extra with Mario Lopez and Tracy Edmonds.

She co-hosted ABC's reality TV series Splash with actor Joey Lawrence. By 2016, she was finalized to ost the Netflix reality show Ultimate Beastmaster.

Charissa Thompson's Net Worth

Thompson has an estimated net worth of about $2 million at present. Fox Sports reporter bought a stunning home in Malibu for $2.5 million in 2016. The house is located right on thePacific Coast Highway some distance far from the famous Moonshadows restaurant.

It features New England-style shingles on the exterior with two bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms on the inside.

Charissa Thompson Malibu home
Source: Realtor

Since the day she purchased the property, she's busy sharing inside glimpses of the house on social media.

Moreover, she owes two adorable German Shepherds as a part of her family costing around $1,200- $2,000 per pup.

Charissa Thompson's Personal Life

Thompson is currently single as she has not made an announcement of her new relationship.

Though the relationship couldn't last long, she dated Duke All-America Basketball player Jay Williams in 2012.

Charissa Thompson and Jay Williams attending the 29th Anniversary Sports Spectacular Gala
Source: Zimbio

They became an item for about two years and broke up in August 2014. Williams is now engaged to girlfriend Nikki Bonacorsi and they are now expecting a daughter in May 2018.

Charissa was previously a married woman back in her 20s. During an interview earlier, she stated that it was the best and also the worst decision of her life.

She said,

" I learned quickly that I don’t need to be married again, but there are people who come into your life for a reason. I love my ex-husband and it has taken us a long time to get back to being friends."

Back in January 2018, her nude photos were leaked online; being stolen from her iCloud.

She explained the incident for the first time with her fellow Fox Sports reporter Erin Andrew as she also went through a similar situation in past. Someone photographed her nude through a hotel's peephole in 2008.

Charissa Thompson Affairs

  1. First Affair with Jay Williams

    It has only been known that she had an affair with Jay Williams. No other information regarding her personal life are disclosed yet.

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