Hannah Lynn Storen was born on the 13th June 1962 in Oak Park, Illinois USA, of part-Irish ancestry She is a sports journalist, mostly known as a co-anchor of ESPN’s SportsCenter since 2008. Storm was also a host on ABC’s NBA Countdown, a pre-game show of the NBA Sunday game (2010-2011), allwork helping her increase her net worth. Storm’s career started in 1984.
Have you ever wondered how rich Hannah Storm is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, Storm’s estimated net worth is over $2.5 million. In addition to being a recognized sports journalist and TV personality, Hannah is also an author, having written two books, and regularly contributing to several magazines. However, she has made most of her money as a journalist.
Hannah Storm Net Worth $2.5 Million
Hannah Storm is a daughter of Hannah G. Storen, a real estate agent in Houston, and Mike Storen, a sports executive and former commissioner of the American Basketball Association, the General Manager of Indiana Pacers, and president of Atlanta Hawks. She is of Irish ancestry, and of the Catholic religion. Storm attended Westminster Schools of Atlanta and mayticulated in 1979, then studied at the University of Notre Dame from 1979 to 1983, graduating with degrees in political science and communications.
Soon after finishing her studies, Storm started working as a disc jockey on a hard rock station in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1984, but only six months later, she landed a job at KSRR 97 Rock as a sportscaster. Storm continued to improve and stayed in Houston for four years, working on both radio and television. She hosted the half-time and post-game shows for the Houston Rockets, and the Houston Astros postgame show.
However, Hannah moved onward and upward, and began working on CNN in 1989. She was the first female to host CNN’s Sports Tonight (1989-1992), andother early work including a host of Major League Baseball Preview, reporting from training and the play-offs. Storm also covered the Daytona 500, and the 1990 Goodwill Games for TBS. In 1992, Storm received a better offer from NBC, and switched companies. She had a lot more responsibility there, and covered more events including the Olympic Games, NBA and WNBA, NFL, MLB, and figure skating. Hannah will be remembered as the first woman in American history to host Major League Baseball matches, from 1994 to 2000. She worked as a host of NBA on NBC from 1997 to 2002, and also anchored such events as Wimbledon, French Open, Notre Dame Football, and the World Figure Skating Championships. These numerous jobs significantly helped her increase her net worth.
However, Hannah left CBS by the end of 2007 to join ESPN, starting her career on ESPN in 2008 and working as a hostess of NBA Countdown (2010-2011), and currently still working as an anchor of SportsCenter since 2008. Her two published books are “Notre Dame Inspirations: The University’s Most Successful Alumni Talk About Life, Spirituality, Football and Everything Else Under the Dome” in 2002, and “Go, Girl! Raising Healthy Confident and Successful Daughters through Sports” in 2011.
Regarding her personal life, Storm married colleague Dan Hicks (sportscaster) in 1994 and they have three daughters. She created the Hannah Storm Foundation in 2008, raising awareness for children suffering from debilitating and disfiguring vascular birthmarks. Storm suffered second-degree burns to her hands and chest in 2012, but has fully recovered since.