Colin Cowherd is an American sports media personality. He is famous for hosting Fox Sports Radio and Fox Sports 1 show The Herd with Colin Cowherd.
Colin Cowerhd’s Early Life and Education:
He was born on January 6, 1964, in Aberdeen, Washington, USA. He is the son of an optometrist father Charles Cowherd and a British-born mother Patricia Cowherd (died 2014). Colin grew up in Grayland, Washington, a small fishing village, 130 miles outside Seattle. His parents got divorced when he was a kid and his older sister Marlene Cowherd was mainly raised by his mother.
He described himself as a loner growing up. He spent most of his time sitting on the roof and listened to baseball games on the radio.
Talking about his academics, Cowherd has not disclosed anything regarding his educational background. However, like most Americans, he must be a high school graduate. Furthermore, there is no reliable information if he has attended college or not.
Colin Cowherd’s Professional Career:
He started his career as the play-by-play voice for the San Diego Pares. Eventually, he became a sports director at KVBC in Las Vegas. From 1993 to 1995, Colin worked as a weekend sports host at WTVT in Tampa, Florida. In 2003, he replaced Tony Kornheiser for the late-morning time on ESPN Radio. The Herd with Colin Cowherd, a talk radio show broadcast on Fox Sports Radio.
From 2005 to 2015, ESPN Radio transmitted the show throughout the U.S. and online at ESPNRadio.com. In 2008, the Herd surprlus a simulcast on ESPNU. It featured commentary on sports news, interviews with famous sports figures and analysts, and so on. During his time on ESPN, he was a subject for many controversies for his number of comments about the death of professional wrestler Eddie Guerrero. Likewise, for his other controversial statements about Dominican Republic baseball players, he left ESPN in 2015.
In August 2015, Cowherd joined Fox Sports with a four-year deal. The Herd shifted to Premiere Networks and Fox Sports Radio and its TV simulcast moved to Fox Sports 1. He also works as a contributor to Fox NFL Kickoff. He also was the co-host of the daily sports talk show Speak for Yourself with Cowherd & Whitlock along with Jason Whitlock on Fox Sports 1.
Colin Cowherd’s Personal Life:
Talking about his personal life, he was married to a fitness diva and model Kimberly Ann Vadala. Their marriage life lasted for 11 years. In 2007, they divorced and started living their separate lives. During their time of marriage, the couple never had children of their own.
After his divorce, he met Ann in 2009. They began dating and announced their engagement the following year. They finally tied their knots in 2010 in a private ceremony. Together, they have two children and are living a precious and cheerful life. Likewise, there are no rumors and affairs out in public. It seems he is very happy with his wife and is living a beautiful life with his family.
Colin Cowherd’s Net Worth:
Colin Cowherd is a famous sports media personality. According to the celebrity net worth, he has an estimated net worth of $25 Million. A huge amount of his payment comes from his appearance hosting ESPN and Fox Sports. While his time on ESPN, he was paid $2 Million every year. Moreover, after he moved to Fox Sports, he had a contract worth $6 Million for four years.
Furthermore, he and his wife paid $6.525 Million for a house in Manhattan Beach, California, and listed the house for $6.999 Million in 2021. He also owns a ski vacation property in a resort in Park City, Utah. However, the price is unknown. Nonetheless, he lives a luxurious and lavishing life with his family.