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Erin Andrews is an American journalist, anchor, and television personality

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BirthdayMay 4, 1978
NationalityAmerican
FamousMedia Personalities, Journalists
City/StateMaine
SpousesJarret Stoll (m. 2017)
Known asErin Jill Andrews
Universities
  • University of Florida
Birth PlaceLewiston, Maine, United States
Height178cm
GenderFemale
FatherSteven Andrews
MotherPaula Andrews
Net Worth$20 million as of Apr 9,2017
Sun SignTaurus
Born inLewiston, Maine, United States
Famous asJournalist
Socials

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Who is Erin Andrews?

Erin Jill Andrews is an American journalist, anchor, and television personality. She is currently the host of ABC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ and a sideline reporter for Fox NFL. A self-described tomboy as a youth, sports has always been a quintessential part of her life. After finishing her education, she began her career as a freelance reporter for Fox Sports Florida. Between 2001 and 2004, she held a series of reporting jobs at various news networks before ESPN employed her for ‘ESPN National Hockey Night’. Later, she was designated as a sideline reporter for ‘ESPN College Football Saturday Primetime’ as well as at Big Ten college basketball games. By 2005, her job encompassed ‘ESPN College Football Thursday Primetime’ and Major League Baseball sideline reporting as well. Andrews became the host of College GameDay on ESPNU in 2010, a post she would hold until her eventual departure from the network to join Fox Sports in 2012. At her new network, she took on several roles, including that of a host of ‘Fox College Football and a contributor on Fox NFL Sunday. Since 2014, she has been serving as the co-anchor of ABC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’, and at Fox Sports, she is a sideline reporter on lead NFL Broadcasting crew.

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Childhood & Early Life

Erin was born on May 4, 1978, in Lewiston, Maine to parents Steven and Paula Andrews. Her mother is a teacher, while her father is a six-time Emmy Award winning TV journalist. When she was five years old, her family relocated to San Antonio, and 18 months later to Valrico, Florida after her father landed a job as an investigative reporter for NBC affiliate WFLA-TV. The Andrews have another daughter besides Erin, her younger sister Kendra, who is a professional dancer and actress.

She grew up watching NBA games with her father and became an ardent fan of Boston Celtics in the process. She drew inspiration from the careers of Hannah Storm, Melissa Stark, Lesley Visser, and Suzy Kolber in her pursuit of becoming a female sportscaster.

She was educated at the Bloomingdale High School in Valrico, Florida, where she wore many hats, being a member the dance team and student government as well as the National Honors Society. Besides the traditional education, she also attended the Brandon School of Dance Arts In Seffner, Florida. Being a tomboy, she did not have many female friends in high school, preferring the company of boys, with whom she talked about sports.

After she graduated from the school in 1996, Andrews enrolled at the University of Florida from where she received a Bachelors of Arts degree in Telecommunications in 2000. A member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority and Florida Dazzlers dance team from 1997 to 2010, she was a distinguished student in her class.

Career

In the early years of her career, after freelancing for Fox Sports Florida, Erin Andrews worked as a studio host and reporter for Turner South network in Atlanta covering the local sports teams.

She came to work for ESPN in April 2004, covering National Hockey League for ‘ESPN National Hockey Night’. She also served as a reporter for the ‘College World Series’, ‘Little League World Series’, and ‘Great Outdoor Games’. Between 2008 and 2010, she was also the reporter doing live coverage of the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee event for ESPN and ABC.

Following her signing a major endorsement deal with Reebok in January 2011, Andrews made a comment linking Texas Christian University Horned Frogs football players’ slipping on the turf to their use of Nike shoes. Subsequently, ESPN issued new guidelines on endorsements for its employees, effectively compelling her to end the contract within a year.

Andrews left ESPN for Fox Sports in June 2012 and became the first host of Fox College Football's Studio show. Eddie George and Joey Harrington joined her on the table as analysts later. She also served as the guest host of ‘Fox College Football Kickoff’ and ‘Fox College Saturday’ on Fox Sports 1, following the channel’s launch. In July 2013, she began to report from the sideline on Fox's lead NFL broadcasting crew, replacing Pam Oliver.

She first appeared on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ in its tenth season as a contestant and would go on to be ranked third with her partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy from among 11 couples. Andrews replaced Brooke Burke-Charvet as the co-host of the show starting with the 18th season in February 2014.

Stalking Controversy

In 2008, Andrews was secretly filmed through a peephole at the Nashville Marriott near Vanderbilt University and again at the Radisson Airport Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin by Michael David Barrett, a former Chicago-area insurance executive. One of those videos, in which she was seen completely nude in her hotel room, was released online on July 16, 2009. It quickly went viral, leading to Barrett’s arrest by the FBI on October 2. He pleaded guilty to the interstate stalking charges on December 15.

The authorities found another video in Barrett’s hard drive, which was never made public. On March 15, 2010, US District Judge Manuel Real sentenced Barrett to 30 months of imprisonment as well as ordered him to have supervised probation for three years after release, pay US$5,000 in fines, and US$7,366 in restitution.

In October 2015, Andrews filed a civil lawsuit against Barrett and Nashville Marriott for $75 million. The trial began in late February 2016, and ended on March 7, with the jury awarding her $55 million in damages.

Social Works

In 2010, Erin Andrews took part in the Kraft Foods’ ‘Huddle to Fight Hunger’ as one of its spokespersons. The campaign had set the goal of raising US$2.86 million for Feeding America.

Andrews co-hosted the ‘Music Builds: The CMT Disaster Relief Fund’ with HLN’s Robin Meade and comedian Ron White in May 2011. Organised to provide relief to the victims of the April 27 tornados in Oklahoma, the event saw performances by Hank Williams Jr, Alabama, Keith Urban, and Trace Adkins among others. All proceeds from the concert went to the Red Cross Relief Fund.

Her desire to encourage other women to celebrate and take pride in their love for sports led to her collaboration with StubHub, the world’s largest online ticket marketplace, to start a new nationwide initiative called ‘Girls Night Out’ in October 2011.

Personal Life

Erin Andrews began dating professional hockey player Jarret Stoll in December 2012. Four years later, the couple were engaged and on June 24, 2017, they married in an intimate sunset ceremony in Montana. Having previously lived in Atlanta, Georgia, she now resides in Los Angeles, California.

In September 2016, she was diagnosed with cervical cancer, undergoing a surgery on October 11. Two weeks later, she was back at work. On November 17, her doctor informed her that the margins were clear and neither radiation nor chemotherapy would be needed.

Trivia

Andrews was named as “America’s Sexiest Sportscaster” back-to-back in 2007 and 2008 in Playboy magazine polls.

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Erin Andrews biography timelines

  • // 4th May 1978
    Erin was born on May 4, 1978, in Lewiston, Maine to parents Steven and Paula Andrews. Her mother is a teacher, while her father is a six-time Emmy Award winning TV journalist. When she was five years old, her family relocated to San Antonio, and 18 months later to Valrico, Florida after her father landed a job as an investigative reporter for NBC affiliate WFLA-TV. The Andrews have another daughter besides Erin, her younger sister Kendra, who is a professional dancer and actress.
  • // 2007 To 2008
    Andrews was named as “America’s Sexiest Sportscaster” back-to-back in 2007 and 2008 in Playboy magazine polls.
  • // 2008 To 16th Jul 2009
    In 2008, Andrews was secretly filmed through a peephole at the Nashville Marriott near Vanderbilt University and again at the Radisson Airport Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin by Michael David Barrett, a former Chicago-area insurance executive. One of those videos, in which she was seen completely nude in her hotel room, was released online on July 16, 2009. It quickly went viral, leading to Barrett’s arrest by the FBI on October 2. He pleaded guilty to the interstate stalking charges on December 15.
  • // 2010
    In 2010, Erin Andrews took part in the Kraft Foods’ ‘Huddle to Fight Hunger’ as one of its spokespersons. The campaign had set the goal of raising US$2.86 million for Feeding America.
  • // 15th Mar 2010
    The authorities found another video in Barrett’s hard drive, which was never made public. On March 15, 2010, US District Judge Manuel Real sentenced Barrett to 30 months of imprisonment as well as ordered him to have supervised probation for three years after release, pay US$5,000 in fines, and US$7,366 in restitution.
  • // Jan 2011
    Following her signing a major endorsement deal with Reebok in January 2011, Andrews made a comment linking Texas Christian University Horned Frogs football players’ slipping on the turf to their use of Nike shoes. Subsequently, ESPN issued new guidelines on endorsements for its employees, effectively compelling her to end the contract within a year.
  • // May 2011
    Andrews co-hosted the ‘Music Builds: The CMT Disaster Relief Fund’ with HLN’s Robin Meade and comedian Ron White in May 2011. Organised to provide relief to the victims of the April 27 tornados in Oklahoma, the event saw performances by Hank Williams Jr, Alabama, Keith Urban, and Trace Adkins among others. All proceeds from the concert went to the Red Cross Relief Fund.
  • // Oct 2011
    Her desire to encourage other women to celebrate and take pride in their love for sports led to her collaboration with StubHub, the world’s largest online ticket marketplace, to start a new nationwide initiative called ‘Girls Night Out’ in October 2011.
  • // Jun 2012 To Jul 2013
    Andrews left ESPN for Fox Sports in June 2012 and became the first host of Fox College Football's Studio show. Eddie George and Joey Harrington joined her on the table as analysts later. She also served as the guest host of ‘Fox College Football Kickoff’ and ‘Fox College Saturday’ on Fox Sports 1, following the channel’s launch. In July 2013, she began to report from the sideline on Fox's lead NFL broadcasting crew, replacing Pam Oliver.
  • // Dec 2012 To 24th Jun 2017
    Erin Andrews began dating professional hockey player Jarret Stoll in December 2012. Four years later, the couple were engaged and on June 24, 2017, they married in an intimate sunset ceremony in Montana. Having previously lived in Atlanta, Georgia, she now resides in Los Angeles, California.
  • // Feb 2014
    She first appeared on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ in its tenth season as a contestant and would go on to be ranked third with her partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy from among 11 couples. Andrews replaced Brooke Burke-Charvet as the co-host of the show starting with the 18th season in February 2014.
  • // Oct 2015 To Feb 2016
    In October 2015, Andrews filed a civil lawsuit against Barrett and Nashville Marriott for $75 million. The trial began in late February 2016, and ended on March 7, with the jury awarding her $55 million in damages.
  • // Sep 2016
    In September 2016, she was diagnosed with cervical cancer, undergoing a surgery on October 11. Two weeks later, she was back at work. On November 17, her doctor informed her that the margins were clear and neither radiation nor chemotherapy would be needed.

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    Erin Andrews was born in Lewiston, Maine, United States

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    Erin Andrews's nationalities is American

  • Who is Erin Andrews spouses?

    Erin Andrews's spouses is Jarret Stoll (m. 2017)

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    Erin Andrews studied at University of Florida

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    Erin Andrews's father is Steven Andrews

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