Kristine Leahy: Early Life, Career & Net worth

Kristine Leahy is an American TV host and sportscaster currently working on her own show, ” Fair Game with Kristine Leahy”.

This American Tv host is also a former basketball player. She grew up as a huge Chicago Bulls basketball team fan.

It’s no wonder that she grew up to become a sportscaster, one of the best at that. She holds this 90’s childhood Chicagoan experience as the core reason to be in the hosting business of sports. More on that soon!

Kristine Leahy
Kristine Leahy.

We’re sure you might have already heard about Kristine from American Ninja Warrior, or if you’re a fan of sports, you might have seen her in many shows.

You might have seen her on TV talking sports and interviewing Ninja Warriors. But little do you know; she’s more than just a reporter. This is how she wants you to know her. 

Quicks Facts

Please get to know Kristine Leahy with these quick facts about her.

Full Name Kristine Marie Leahy
Known As Kristine Leahy
Birth Date October 17, 1986
Age 37 Years Old
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois, USA
Religion N/A
Nationality American 
Ethnicity Caucasian 
High School Prairie Ridge High School
University Boston University
Father’s Name Sean Leahy
Mother’s Name N/A
Siblings 2
Horoscope Libra
Height 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm)
Weight approx.65kgs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Green
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Boyfriend Under Review
Profession TV Host, Sportscaster 
Current Work Fair Game with Kristine Leahy
Body Measurement 33-26-35
Favorite Actor Jim Carrey
Favorite Actress Cameron Daiz
Favorite Movie The Mask
Favorite Food Pizza
Favorite Color Blue
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Youtube
Merch Books
Net Worth $3 Million
Last Update May, 2024

Bio, Family, Early Life, Education

On October 17, 1986, American sportscaster Kristine Leahy was born in the USA, midwest Chicago at Illinois. 

She is the eldest child in her family of five. She is the daughter to a proud father named Sean Leahy. However, her mother’s identity, who is probably as proud, remains unknown.

Kristine has two younger brothers, Cameron Leahy, a graphic designer, while the other remains away from the media spotlight. 

Kristine Leahy
April 20, 2020: Kristine shares her childhood picture with her brother reminiscing her days of game nights. ( Source: Kristine Lhea’s Instagram)

Kristine grew up spending most of her time watching game nights, especially those intense playoff series during Kristine’s childhood. The influence of Chicago, its love for basketball, and Michael Jordan; the trifecta inspired her to be in the sports industry. 

Although she didn’t end up as a sportsperson, sports broadcasting very much counts as being in the sports industry, right? 

By 2005, Kristine graduated from Prairie Ridge High School, located in Crystal Lake, Illinois. 

Afterward, she moved to one of Chicago Bulls’ rival cities, Boston, as she earned herself a name in the prestigious Boston University, ranked 42nd nationally. 

Whilst studying at the University, Kristine joined BUTV, a sports talk show, where she co-anchored for three years.   

Kristine graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism. 

Apparently, Kristine was serious about her childhood ambition of becoming a TV personality. 

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

On October 17, 2020, Kristine Leahy posted a sexy picture of herself in a black swimsuit, spending her leisure time at the famous Beverly Hills Hotel.

Kristine looked as glamorous as ever and as youthful. That day, she celebrated her thirty-fourth birthday. She is rocking her 30s. 

Despite current depressing circumstances influenced by the Covid-19 virus, Kristine showed her fans that she’s making the best out of a worse situation. 2020 isn’t stopping her from living her exotic life.

Standing tall at the height of 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm), Kristine’s dazzling figure is well complimented by her tall appearance. She weighs around 65 kg.

Add to that, her dreamy green eyes blend with her blonde hair, and her cute smile makes her any man’s dream girl.

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Lifestyle and Net Worth

Kristine is very conscious about her health, trying to live that vegan life.  

Despite her efforts to a health-conscious diet, she cannot resist the Chicago-born love for pizza and wine. And she has a sweet tooth as well. She loves brownies, cookies, muffins, and all things sweet. 

To stay fit, Kristine hits the gym running. Speaking of running, she loves hiking, exploring nature. This is how she burns the calories. 

pulling the role
pulling the role

Kristine Leahy has enjoyed a blissful career as a sports correspondent and a journalist. Kristine has a total net worth of $3 million.

However,  her salary remains unknown.

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The renowned TV personality kick-started her journalism career at WEEI FM, a sports radio station in Boston.

Two years later, she moved to Boston Celtics and Celtics.com as an official reporter. Further, into her journalism career in Boston, she transitioned to FOX Boston, where she covered news and reports about all Boston area’s Boston teams. 

The Chicago-born TV presenter had a strong media presence in Boston until she moved to Los Angeles in 2012. And LA had even bigger things in store for her. 

In LA, she covered various sports, the most prominent of which remains her position as a sideline reporter for Turner Sports’ March Madness.

Kristine’s career in LA showered her with silver linings as she got to work for several CBS-affiliated sports outlets. She even handled the coverage of the local CBS Los Angeles News. 

Among many media broadcasts and coverage, it’s fair to say that her career leaped after becoming the sideline reporter for American Ninja Warrior.

It was season seven when Kristine joined the show as the new sideline reporter. She replaced Brown and lasted throughout season 10. 

Later, she was replaced by American television personality Zuri hall in season 11. 

In September 2015, she joined former ESPN Radio host Colin Cowherd on his new show, The herd with Colin Cowherd. Cowherd cited that he wanted to address the lack of female voices by bringing Kristine’s expertise in the sports industry and her sports journalist skills.

By 2018, Kristine began hosting her own game show, Fair Game with Kristine Leahy, which was canceled in December 2019.

Apart from that, Kristine has amassed hosting huge events from the Super Bowl to the NBA to the World Series and Stanley Cup Finals.

Personal Life

Although Kristine’s profession revolves around the art of talk, which she excels at, she is tight-lipped about her personal affairs and romantic life. 

A lot has been said about Kristine’s relationships. Although she has never mentioned nor revealed any boyfriends or even confirmed any dating speculations, there have been many rumors about who the lucky guy might be. 

Aside from that, she does tweet a lot of queries related to marriage and relationships. For example, in 2013, in a tweet, she asked for some good marital advice despite not being married.

Four years later, on the month of valentine’s day, she was asked out on a valentine’s date on Twitter by baseball player Nick Zammarelli III. By May of that year, she was rumored to be dating personal trainer Aaron Hines

Kristine Leahy is pictured with Aaron Hines. 
Kristine Leahy is pictured with Aaron Hines. 

Fans wanted those rumors to be true as they kept calling Aaron Kristine’s boyfriend.

However, in an interview with The Glamour in that same year, she drifted away from her dating Aaron’s rumors by mentioning that she indeed had a boyfriend but didn’t reveal his identity. 

Social Media

Kristine Leahy is available on different social platforms. Here are the social platforms that she uses with the number of followers (as of August 2021).

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Some exciting facts about Kristine Leahy:

  • The sports broadcaster, Kristine, has a huge affection for Daisy, the pug.
  • There was a huge scandal between Kristine and the media personality Lavar Ball regarding Lamar being sexist to Kristine on The Herd with Colin Cowherd. Later, the scandal unfolds much information.
  • Kristine loves sports which is her hobby.
  • This American TV host is also an impressive amateur Chef and wine lover.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Kristine Leahy’s boyfriend?

Rumors has to say that Kristine is dating Aaron Hines, which is yet to be confirmed.

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