Charissa Thompson is an American sportscaster and a TV host who is currently working with Fox Sports channel. She was with ESPN, Big Ten Network, and Versus before her stint with Fox Sports.
Charissa Thompson and her birth and education
Charissa Thompson’s full name is Charissa Jean Thompson and she was born on 4 May 1982 in Seattle, Washington and her current age is 36. She was raised in Seattle and in her childhood, she had nurtured a desire to become a TV presenter which she did with her talent and efforts and hard work. There is no information on her parents and siblings or any other family members. But it is known that she is extremely close to her father. She had once said:
“I was obsessed with my dad, and my dad would refuse to go to church with us on Sundays because football was on. So I thought to myself, how could I spend more time with my dad? I started watching football with him every Sunday, and it was just something I fell in love with.”
Pertaining to her education, Charissa was studying at the Inglemoor High School which is located in Kenmore in the Washington area. She then enrolled at the Washington State University but soon moved to California and joined the community college there. She then got her transfer to the Santa Barbara campus of the University of California and here she completed her BA in Law and Society and obtained a degree in 2004.
Charissa Thompson-her career in broadcasting
Charissa has a great mix of experience in sports reporting. She has worked with multiple channels and knows the ‘ins’ of the job. She was on the baseball programs on FSN and was reporting at the 2007 MLB All-Star Game Red Carpet Parade and also at The Baseball Report.
She has also worked as NFL sideline reporter for Fox channel. She has covered the college football and college basketball for the Big Ten Network as well as for the Fox Sports Net. She has also hosted several sports events.
In 2010, Charissa had done an appearance on NFL Now Updates. She also reported during the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games and this was for Yahoo Sports. She is also now co-host of Fast Track to Fame. She has covered the FIFA World Cup which was held in South Africa in 2010 and this again was for Yahoo Sports.
She was also co-host of ABC’s Splash. She has also worked for ESPN and Extra.
Charissa Thompson-non-broadcasting work
Charissa has appeared on the cover of April 2009’s Access DirecTV and had interviewed a leading celebrity Cole Hamels for the feature story. With all the varied and extensive work that Charissa is doing, she has accumulated a net worth of $ 2 million.
Charissa has a height of 5 feet and 9 inches and weighs 58 kg. Her figure stats are 36-25-35 inches. She has blonde hair and hazel eyes. Her fan following on Instagram is nearly 182k. She also has a Twitter and a Facebook account.
Charissa Thompson and her personal life-boyfriend, husband, children, marriage
Charissa is never married and has no children. She is probably single now. But she was in relationships before. She was dating Jay Williams in 2013 who is a TV analyst and a former basketball player. They broke up in 2015 citing break up was due to busy schedules and they did not have time to sustain their relationship.
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