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Rich Eisen was born on the 24th June 1969, in Brooklyn, New York City USA, and is a broadcast journalist, best known for his work on the CBS Sports and NFL Networks, and as a TV/Radio host for FOX Sports Radio and Direc TV. Eisen is one of the most successful sports journalists in America, and his yearly salary of $1 million continues to significantly increase his net worth. His career has been active since 1990.
Have you ever wondered how rich Rich Eisen is as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Rich Eisen’s net worth is as high as $10 million, with the main source of this amount of his money being his journalistic skills, both on TV and radio.
Rich Eisen Net Worth $10 Million
Rich Eisen was raised on Staten Island, then went to the University of Michigan where served as co-editor of the sports section of the school’s Michigan Daily newspaper. Rich graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1990, and then with a Master of Science degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in 1994.
Eisen launched his career in 1990, his first job being as a staff writer for the Staten Island Advance from 1990 to 1993. After that, he worked for the Chicago Tribune from 1993 to 1994 before moving to California to be a reporter and a sports anchor at KRCR-TV in Redding, from 1994 to 1996. Eisen’s first major job came in 1996, when he signed a contract with ESPN, working with Stuart Scott. Rich also hosted the ESPN reality series “Beg, Borrow & Deal”, hosted the Major League Baseball on ESPN Radio, and was a guest host on “The Dan Patrick Show” and “The Tony Kornheiser Show”. Besides his work as a sports journalist, Eisen hosted the ABC show “Domino Day”, a world record attempt at toppling highest number domino stones.
However, Eisen’s biggest professional achievement came in 2003 when the NFL Network was started, the first 24-hour, seven-days-a-week channel dedicated to football. Eisen was selected to be a host of “NFL Total Access”, a position which he held until 2011. In 2010, Rich signed a new contract with NFL Network and also became a host of the pre-game show “NFL GameDay Morning”, as well as covering “Thursday Night Football” pre-game, “NFL GameDay Highlights”, NFL Draft and the Super Bowl. He has had his podcast “The Rich Eisen Podcast” since 2010 , and hosted the “Thanksgiving Special” in 2012.
Along with work at ESPN, Eisen has collaborated with other networks such as CBS Sports, on which he served as a play-by-play announcer during the US Open Tennis Championships. In 2014, Eisen started ‘The Rich Eisen Show”, a sports talk TV/Radio show which was picked up by FOX Sports Radio and aired daily at noon. Most recently, Eisen was a sideline reporter for NCAA March Madness in 2016.
Regarding his personal life, Rich Eisen married colleague Suzy Shuster in 2003, a college football sideline reporter for ESPN on ABC, and has two sons and a daughter with her.