ESPN's Suzy Kolber Bio, Age, Married Status & Facts
- Date of Birth 1968-05-14
- Age 51 Years 10 Month(s)
- Nationality American
- Birth Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Profession Sportscaster
- Zodiac Sign Taurus
- Ethnicity/Race White
- Father Gene Kolber
- Mother Sandra Kolber
- Daughter/s Kellyn
- Relationship Status Married
- Husband/Spouse Eric Brady
- Divorce/Split Not Yet
- Wedding Date 2008
- Net Worth Not Disclosed
- Career 1993-present
- High School Pennsylvania's Upper Dublin High School(1982)
- Education University of Miami(1986)
- Height/ How Tall? 5 Feet 7 Inches (1.7 Meters)
- Weight 57 Kg
- Feet (Shoe) Size 7.5
- Body Measurements 35-25-36 Inches
Suzy Kolber is a sportscaster best known for hosting ESPN Monday Night Countdown. She has worked for networks like CBS Sports, Fox Sports, and ESPN. The ESPN Monday Night Countdown host has experience working as an American football sideline reporter, co-producer, and sportscaster.
Suzy Kolber's's Age & Bio
Suzanne Lisa Kolber was born to Gene Kolber and Sandra Kolber on 14 May 1964 in Pennsylvania.
Suzy Kolber (Photo: sportsbroadcastjournal.com)
She attended Sandy Run Middle School in Dresher, Pennsylvania, before enrolling at Upper Dublin High School. She graduated in 1982 went on to study at the University of Miami, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Telecommunications.
Suzy began her career while still an undergraduate college student. She worked as a sports director at Dynamic Cable in Coral Gables, Florida, from 1984 to 1986. Suzy joined CBS Sports in 1986 as a video coordinator. She also worked as the producer of the 5:30 ET sportscast at WTVJ-TV in Miami simultaneously.
The sportscaster joined ESPN in 1993 and transferred to ESPN2 as its first batch of anchors upon its launch on 1 October 1993. There, she worked on Extreme Games, SportsCenter, NASCAR Countdown, and College GameDay.
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Suzy quit ESPN in 1996 and moved to Fox Sports, where she hosted Fox Sports News for the Fox Sports Net. She also covered NFL games and reported from horse racing events.
After three years at Fox Sports, she moved back to ESPN in 1999. She served as a field reporter, sideline reporter, and on-site host of Sunday Night Football and Monday Night Football from 2000 to 2010.
In 2014, the sportscaster joined ESPN Monday Night Countdown and took over as its host in 2017.
Suzy is married to Eric Brady. The two tied the knot in 2008 and welcomed daughter Kellyn Brady the same year.
Joe Namath's Kiss Controversy
Suzy Kolber was involved in an infamous interview with Joe Namath, the Jets' Super Bowl III hero, in 2003. During the interview, he slurred,
"I want to kiss you. I couldn't care less about the team struggling... I want to kiss you."
The matter blew up, and Joe received a lot of flak for his behavior. He apologized for his actions and revealed that he was inebriated during the interview. Later, he opened up about the incident and how it helped him fight addiction. In his own words:
"I saw it as a blessing in disguise. I had embarrassed my friends and family and could not escape that feeling. I haven’t had a drink since.
That shame is where I found my strength to deal with the addiction. With the help of my recovery, I learned that I had used my divorce as an excuse to go back to drinking. That knowledge made me a stronger individual"
The Jets' hero talks in-depth about this and other events in his life in his book All the Way: My Life in Four Quarters.
She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 meters).
Her zodiac sign is Taurus.
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Suzy was inducted into the Hair Fan's Hall of Fame in 2016.