Colin Cowherd is a sports media personality from the United States and is best known for his show on ESPNU and EPSN Radio called “The Herd along with Colin Cowherd. The show is basically him commenting on sports new, presenting his theories and just sports talk in general. He does that alone or with other analysts and experts in the sports field, and popular sports figures. Let’s see how much net worth Colin Cowherd has today.
Colin Cowherd’s parents are called Charles and Patricia, his mother gave birth to him in Bay Center in 1964, that’s located in Washington. He was raised in Grayland, Washington where the main economy point is fishing, it’s located just 130 from Seattle.
Congrats to my Co-Valedictorian. Yea, I’m bragging. Celebrating all weekend. pic.twitter.com/kkkkDWsUT4
— Colin Cowherd (@ColinCowherd) March 10, 2018
His father worked as an optometrist while his mother was a housewife. He has an older sister called Marlene. His father was an alcoholic which led to his parents getting a divorce early on in his life which in turn meant that he was mostly raised by his mother.
His first job was for the San Diego Padres Double-Affiliate Las Vegas Stars where he gave his voice to the play-by-play book. He first found some recognition when he became the sports director at KVBC in Las Vegas and he got named as Nevada’s Sportscaster of the year 5 times in a row. He also worked as a weekend newscaster at WTVT in Tampa, Florida. After that, he moved to Portland in 1996 and got a job as a sports anchorman at KGW-TV.
In 2003 he substituted for Tony Kornheiser for the late morning time slot that used to air on ESPN radio. From 2004 to 2015 the show got broadcasted to ESPN Radio affiliated all throughout America and on the internet at espnradio.com. From 2009 to 2012 he co-hosted a TV show called SportsNation on ESPN 2 together with Charissa Thompson and Michelle Beadle.
He got the Sport’s Illustrated Radio Personality award in 2005. He also won the Sportscaster of the year award five times while he was working in Las Vegas, which is given out by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. Furthermore, in 2012 he got named the Best Pundit by Pundit Tracker all thanks to his prediction regarding the NBA and NFL, and sports in general.
Colin Cowherd’s Net Worth
It is thought that Colin Cowherd has a net worth around 16 million dollars. Most of his money is made from his talk shows and him being a sports media personality, and his sports radio talk show.
This song makes me laugh every time. #FishingCaboMusicBeers pic.twitter.com/vIUZOiAVmz
— Colin Cowherd (@ColinCowherd) March 31, 2019
Most of the talk show earnings so far come from his still-active show called “The Title with Colin Cowherd” that airs on ESPN Radio and on ESPNU. Besides that, he also used to be a co-host of a show called SportsNation that used to air on ESPN2. The aim of the show was to get the feel of the country regarding sports or to hear everyone’s opinion.
After 4-0 week, getting ready for my first appearance on @LockItInonFS1 ? pic.twitter.com/ILs0CNd7if
— Colin Cowherd (@ColinCowherd) January 11, 2019
What started his fortune was him working as a play-by-play voice for the Pacific Coast League’s Vegas Stars, before he became a sports media personality. After that, he received the title of sports director while working at KVBC-TV in Las Vegas, Nevada, which also brought him a lot of success since he won a lot of awards for it.
Today after all his previous jobs and all the experience he has gained he is seen as a successful and famous sports media personality. Sports is not all he talks about on his show, but that’s the most-covered topic, which means all the major sports in the US.