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Linda Cohn Biography

Updated On 18 Jun, 2018 Published On 29 Sep, 2016
Linda Cohn
In Relation

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Date of Birth :
Age : 64 years old
Family Name : Cohn
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Scorpio
Height : 5 feet 5 inch
Name Linda Cohn
Birth Place/City Long Island, New York
Profession Sportscaster
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Nationality American
Working For ESPN
Face Color White
Hair Color Brown Light
Eye Color Brown Dark
Education Newfield High School, State University of New York at Oswego
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia
Movies The Break-Up
TV Show SportsCenter

Relationship short Statistics of Linda Cohn

What is Linda Cohn marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): In Relation
How many children does Linda Cohn have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Linda Cohn having any relationship affair ?: Yes1 affair
Is Linda Cohn Lesbian ? No

Linda Cohn is an American sportscaster and newscaster, widely known as the anchor of ESPN's SportsCenter. She graduated from SUNY at Oswego and gained her degree in Arts and Communication. After her graduation, Linda Cohn began her career with a New York-based radio station WALK-AM, where she debuted as a sports anchor. She regularly anchors ESPN's SportsCenter and is also the host of “Listen Closely to Linda Cohn”. In 2016, Linda hosted her 5000th edition of SportsCaster.

Early Life And Education Of Linda Cohn

Cohn faced many self-esteem issues during his childhood because of her large glasses. She found sports as a getaway from her loneliness as a child. Cohn's father was a huge sports fan and she would watch sports with him.

When she was 15, her mother found a hockey league where she could play with boys, although the boys were much younger at 8 or 9.

Linda Cohn as a host on ESPN
Source: New York Times

As a teenager, Cohn showcased her talent at ice hockey as a goaltender, which helped her make the high school's boys team. She ended up making the team as a senior, despite not making her high school hockey team as a junior. After graduating from Newfield High School, Cohn attended SUNY Oswego, where she was the goalie for the women's ice hockey team.

She graduated with a bachelor's degree in arts and communications in 1981. Cohn was inducted to the Oswego State Athletics Hall of Fame in 2006.

Linda Cohn's Career

Linda Cohn's career began from 1981 when she got hired by WALK-AM radio station as a sports presenter and later left the station and served as a sports host for four other New York-area radio stations until 1987.

She also worked for ABC and WABC ESPN as well. Moreover, Linda was a reporter for the KIRO-TV sports presenter. Currently, she works at ESPN SportsCenter as a host. She is also an author, while she writes most selling books as well.

Linda Cohn's Personal Life

Linda Cohn was married to Stew Kaufman but they divorced in 2008 after 28 years of marriage. She has a daughter named Sammy Cohn and a son named Dan Cohn. Currently, she is in a relationship with her boyfriend Matt Voity.

Rumour also exists that she is expecting another child with her current boyfriend. Cohn was once rumored to be using plastic surgery but the rumor still remains unfound.

Linda Cohn's Net Worth

A popular American sportscaster and author Linda Cohn has estimated net worth of $8.5 million dollars which is quite impressive. This gorgeous newscaster accumulated her wealth thanks to her successful career and she has invested them in some radio stations and also in some 5-star hotels in Nigeria. Moreover, she also spent on clothing and for her kid's care and health.

Linda is one of the most powerful and talented media people of America who got listed in '25 Most Influential Women in Sports' in 2014, while the lady recently bought her car for a price tag of $70 thousand dollars.

In well over 36 years of her media career, Cohn earned huge amount of money and salary along with name and fame. She is also involved in social works as a member of various charitable trusts.

Linda Cohn Affairs

  1. Affair with Matt Voity

    After she finalised the divorced with her husband, she has been the dating Matt Voity. The couple is seen often in public places and events.

Linda Cohn Married

First Marriage with Stew Kaufman

Cohn was previously married to Stew Kaufman in 1980 and the couple filed for divorce in 2008. The couple has two children.

Linda Cohn Children


Father: Linda Cohn,Stew Kaufman

She is the first child of this couple she has one younger brother.Her parents already divorced.

SON : Dan

Father: Linda Cohn,Stew Kaufman

He is the second child of this couple.He has one elder sister. His parents already divorced.

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