Kit Hoover is an American broadcast journalist and TV personality, Sportscaster. She works on Access Hollywood Live, ESPN, and Fox News Channel. She has come through a long journey in the broadcasting sphere. Her fans would be inquisitive to know about her life and her career biography which we are presenting below!
Kit Hoover’s birth, age, childhood, and education
This beautiful and talented sportscaster was born on 29 July 1970; her current age is 47 years. She was born and brought up in Atlanta, Georgia, the USA. Kit Hoover was attending the high school at Marist in Atlanta. Kt Hoover was good in athletics and was a track star at her high school. She had won both one and two-mile runs for three consecutive years at the school.
Kit Hoover also attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and successfully completed her BA in journalism in 1992. Kit Hoover is of Irish ethnicity.
Kit Hoover’s career in journalism
Kit Hoover first joined the TV industry as a cast member on Road Rules: USA-The First Adventure. This was in July 1995. Kit Hoover then went on to become the entertainment correspondent for American Journal, a nationally syndicated magazine show in 1997 to 1998. In 1999, Kit Hoover went on to join the Fox News. She was a correspondent for the Fox Broadcasting Company’s newsmagazine program called Fox Files.
Kit Hoover also worked as a correspondent for The Pulse and Celebrity Spotlight. She was also co-hosting the Celebrity Spotlight. She was also anchoring the show ‘Fox Rules with Kit Hoover’.
Kit Hoover then went on to join the ESPN in August 2003. She was on their innovative morning show called Cold Pizza. She also started to judge the ESPN’s reality TV show called Dream Job in February 2004. From January 2004 to July 2006, Kit Hoover was the feature and field reporter for the tennis events.
This was in Australia, London, and Paris for the Australian Open, Wimbledon, and French Open respectively. She would interview the winner and talk about the court and about the city.
Kit Hoover also covered other huge events such as 2004 Summer Olympics, the 2004 Super Bowl, the 2005 Super Bowl, the 2004 NBA Finals, the 2003 World series, and the 2004 World series.
In 2005, she left Cold Pizza and continued reporting on tennis events and on Dream Job. She left ESPN in September 2006. She became a correspondent for the TV Guide Channel from October 2006 to July 2008. For one year from 2008, Kit hosted the TLC’s lifestyle series called Real Simple. Real Life. In August 2010, she was the co-host and the sideline reporter of Shaquille O’Neal’s sports reality TV program called Shaq Vs. Sine 13 September 2013, Kit Hoover has co-hosted Access Hollywood Live with Billy Bush. In 2016, Natalie Morales replaced Billy Bush.
Billy Bush was suspended indefinitely following the leak of a 2005 tape in which he and Donald Trump were making lewd remarks about women. Referring to Billy Bush, Kit said:
“He always treated me with kindness, such respect — I mean, Natalie, he treated me like an equal from day one and I think anybody that watched our show at home and saw us together knew how much he rooted for me and [was] really always in my corner. It was just devastating to watch how all this has unfolded, and the Billy that I know and a lot of people would say has the biggest heart of anybody and he is a good person.”
When she came to know about the tape, she was at home watching TV with her 14-year-old daughter. Kit earns a handsome salary and her estimated net worth is $2 million.
Kit Hoover’s husband, daughter, and personal life
Kit Hoover is married and her husband is Crowley Sullivan, former director of programming and acquisitions for ESPN Classic and producer. She lives with her family and three children in California. Her daughters are Hayes and Campbell and her son is Klark. She had confessed to having done a facial plastic surgery.
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