The ESPN SportsCenter anchor, Dianna Russini has been in this post since September 2015. She is a wonderful, gorgeous, beautiful, and highly talented TV host. A look at her biography shows several interesting points.
Let us take a sneak peek into her personal, family, and professional life!
Dianna Russini’s age, birth, childhood, and education
Dianna Russini was born in The Bronx, New York City, the USA on 11th February 1983, making her 34 years old of age now. Dianna was fond of sports and represented her school, college, and university at various sports events. She studied at George Mason University from 2001-2005 and did a Bachelor in Arts with Journalism as the major.
During her university days, Dianna Russini played women’s soccer for 4 seasons. She was an All-State in soccer, softball, basketball, and track when she was at Old Tappan Northern Valley Regional High School in New Jersey. Her father and shy elder brother used to play baseball well and taught her too.
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happy 41 years of marriage to the best two people in my life. Shoutout to my grandparents for living on the same block so my parents could meet at an ice cream truck as kids. I've never met another couple who share a bond like them…it also helps she talks a lot and he doesn't. I asked my Dad once what was the secret, "let it go", there are no grudges in a happy marriage. My mother is also the funniest human being on the planet so I'm sure that helps. Cheers to endless unconditional love ❤️
Dianna adores her parents and they recently celebrated the 41st wedding anniversary of togetherness. They were very supportive of their daughter’s dreams and encouraged her to participate in sports.
Dianna Russini’s reporting job and career
Dianna Russini had started reporting during her University days. She was the student sideline reporter for Comcast in 2003 to 2005. Later she took up the job of a Reporter with News 12 Westchester in 2005 and was with them for 2 years. She joined NBC News for a year after this. She did 1-year stints for Comcast and NBC 30. For the latter, she was specifically for sports reporting.
In May 2013, Dianna came back to NBC News but in a new position of Sports Anchor. She was posted at the Washington DC Metro area and continued to work for them until April 2015. After a break of a few months, Dianna was with ESPN in September 2015 where she is currently serving.
Dianna can also produce videos and edit them. Dianna earns a decent salary per year, however, her exact net worth is not known.
Dianna Russini’s romantic life, boyfriend
Dianna’s fans definitely would want to know whether their favorite sports anchor is married and with a husband or is she dating someone? It was rumored in the past that Dianna Russini was dating American baseball player David Allen Wright in 2008.
This probably was when she was posted in New York area with NBC News. But the romantic relationship did not make much headway and David had gone on to marry American model Molly Bears on 26th December 2013.
Dianna resides in Connecticut and New York City, and her relationship status is said to be single. But Dianna Russini has been rumored to be having a boyfriend whom she is dating. The boyfriend is said to be a manager at the Manhattan Hedge Fund.
In 2014, Dianna had revealed her crush on Ben Affleck. She tweeted:
Just saw Gone Girl.
A) I'm never getting married
B) Ben Affleck STILL in my Top 3
C) I'm never getting married unless its to Ben Affleck
— Dianna Russini (@diannaESPN) October 6, 2014
Jessica McCloughan, wife of Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan had accused Dianna of doing sexual favors in exchange of information. Later she apologized.
She is active on social media. Her Instagram has over 44.8k followers, more than 88.6k followers on Twitter. Her contents in her social media are mostly related to her work and immediate relationships.
Reference: (Wikipedia.org, people.com)