Erin Jill Andrews is an American Television personality and sportscaster. She is giving her services as a sideline reporter on Fox NFL. She is a well-known former co-host of the show Dancing with Stars. She is also titled as America’s sexiest sportscaster two times by Playboy magazine in the years of 2007 and 2008. She has also played a minor role in the film That’s My Boy as receptionist Randall Morgan in 2012.
She is a very active social media person and has possessed numbers of social media followers.
- Instagram: There are 1.2 million followers of her on Instagram
- Facebook: She possesses almost 850k followers on Facebook.
- Twitter: 2.7 million followers are following her on Twitter accounts.
Here are some of the quick facts about Erin Andrew:
- Name: Erin Andrew
- Born In: Lewiston, Maine, United States
- Born on: May 04, 1978
- Age: 42 years old
- Birthplace: Lewiston, USA
- Height: 5 Feet 10 Inches
- Occupation: sportscaster, television personality, host
- Also Known As Erin Jill Andrews
- Net worth: $30 million
Erin Andrew Career
In the beginning years of her career, after working for Fox Sports Florida, Erin Andrews served as a studio host and reporter for Turner South network in Atlanta and gave coverage to the local sports teams.
Erin started working for ESPN in April 2004, giving coverage to the National Hockey League for ‘ESPN National Hockey Night’. She also worked as a reporter for the ‘College World Series’, ‘Little League World Series’, and ‘Great Outdoor Games’. During 2008 and 2010, she was also the reporter covering the live event of the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee for ESPN and ABC.
In January 2011, Erin signed a major advertisement deal with Reebok, Erin made a remark linking Texas Christian University Horned Frogs football players’ slipping on the turf to their use of Nike shoes. Consequently, ESPN issued new guidelines on endorsements for its employees, finally forcing her to cancel the agreement within a year.
Andrews left ESPN then started working for Fox Sports in June 2012 and came to be the first host of Fox College Football’s Studio show. Later, Eddie George and Joey Harrington accompanied her on the table as analysts. She also worked as the guest host of ‘Fox College Football Kickoff’ and ‘Fox College Saturday’ on Fox Sports 1, following the channel’s launch.
She started reporting from the sideline on Fox’s lead NFL broadcasting crew, substituting Pam Oliver.
In 2014, She first came on a show ‘Dancing with the Stars’ in its tenth season as a participant and would go on to be placed third with her partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy from between 11 couples. Andrews replaced Brooke Burke-Charvet as the co-host of the program at the beginning of the 18th season in February 2014.
In 2010, Erin Andrews participated in a campaign of Kraft Foods’ by the name of ‘Huddle to Fight Hunger’ as one of its spokespersons. The campaign had fixed the goal of raising US$2.86 million for Feeding America.
In May 2011, Erin Andrews with HLN’s Robin Meade and comedian Ron White co-hosted the ‘Music Buildsm The CMT Disaster Relief Fund’. The show was organized to give aid to the victims of the April 27 tornadoes in Oklahoma, the event witnessed performances by Hank Williams Jr, Alabama, Keith Urban, and Trace Adkins among others. All incomes from the concert went to the Red Cross Relief Fund.
Her passion to support other women to celebrate and take pride in their love for sports directed to her collaboration with StubHub which is the largest online ticket marketplace in the world, to begin a new national initiative named ‘Girls Night Out’ in October 2011.
Erin Andrews started seeing professional hockey player Jarret Stoll in December 2012. After four years, the couple was engaged and on June 24, 2017, they married in a private sunset ceremony in Montana. Earlier resided in Atlanta, Georgia, now she lives in Los Angeles, California.
In September 2016, she was diagnosed with cervical cancer, undergoing surgery on October 11. After two weeks, she was back at work. On November 17, her doctor notified her that the margins were clear and neither radiation or chemotherapy would be required.
Erin Andrew Controversy
In 2008, Andrews was secretly recorded through a hole 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 viewed as unclothed in her hotel room, was published online on July 16, 2009. It immediately went viral, leading to Barrett’s arrest by the FBI on October 2. He was declared guilty of the domestic stalking charges on December 15.
The officials got 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 arrest as well as ordered him to have supervised punishment for three years after release, pay US$5,000 in fines, and US$7,366 in restitution.
In October 2015, Andrews registered a civil lawsuit against Barrett and Nashville Marriott for $75 million. The case started in late February 2016, and ended on March 7, with the jury granting her $55 million in damages.
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