Blonde and beautiful Lisa Kerney is an ESPN sports presenter. She is currently co-hosting the Sports Center Show. The American sports channel is living her dream to the fullest.
Lisa Kerney Wiki
Lisa Kerney was born and raised in Leawood, Kansas. In 2000 she graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Overland Park, Kansas.
At a tender age, Lisa Kerney knew where her calling lay.
“WE HAVE FAMILY VIDEOS FROM BACK THEN WHERE I WOULD INTERVIEW MY BROTHERS AND SISTERS DOING FICTIONAL SPORTS ACTIVITIES.
For her university education, Kerney attended Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. Lisa studied communication sciences.
During her school years, she was captain of the women’s basketball team, the Pacific Tigers. In fact, she attended school on a basketball scholarship. Not only was she the captain of her team, but the basketball champion also became a point guard.
Lisa was so good that she was the scholarship holder of the year in her junior and senior years. After her remarkable time in school, Lisa moved on to another phase of her life.
In 2003, she completed her internship at Metro Sports in her hometown of Kansas City, Missouri. After graduating in broadcast communications, she first worked at KXLF, a subsidiary of Columbia Broadcasting System in Button, Montana.
She later worked as a sports presenter at WCBS-TV in New York, for CBS 2 News This Morning. From 2005-2010 Lisa Kerney worked as a weekend sports choir for KING-TV in Seattle.
She has worked with several other television stations, including the Major League Baseball (MLB) Network. Lisa reached the peak of her career when she joined ESPN in 2014.
She has received several awards during her broadcasting career. In the 10 years of her career, Lisa has covered two Super Bowl teams
Lisa Kerney Bio
Lisa Diane Gangel Kerney was born in Leawood, Kansas. She was born on July 8, 1981. Her parents are Lou and Barbara Gangel. Apart from her academic and athletic abilities, not much is known about her childhood and her family.
As a child, Lisa Kerney always wanted to work as a presenter at ESPN. When asked what she would like to be when she grew up, Lisa always gave a clear answer,
“I WANT TO BE ON ESPN.”
Lisa defines success as “happiness and doing what makes you happy every day”.
She attributes her success and her big break in the media to a lot of hard work, sacrifice, and her competitive nature.
The sports media personality is an active Twitter and Instagram user.
Lisa Kerney Height
For a former basketball player, Lisa is 1.80 m tall.
Lisa Kerney Married
In 2010, Kerney entered into the alliance with Patrick Kerney, a former football player.
The couple first met in 2007 when she reported on a Seahawks press conference. Together they have 4 children.
Lisa Kerney Husband
Forty-year-old Patrick Kerney was a defensive end in the National Football League for eleven seasons. Like his wife, he was a sports champion during his time at university.
Patrick played college football for the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. He played 8 seasons with the Atlanta Falcons (1999-2006) and 3 seasons with the Seattle Seahawks (2007-2009).
After his retirement, he enrolled in an MBA program at Columbia University.
Lisa Kerney Kids
Already blessed with 2 daughters, the sports media star went to Twitter to reveal her 3rd pregnancy. This time she had a pair of twins.
Lisa Kerney Family
Lisa Kerney, wife and mother of 4 children, moved to New York City after her husband left the NFL. In an interview in February, Lisa said she had spent the time of her life in Greenwich, London.
Regardless of her work schedule, Lisa tries to find time for her family.
“TIME WITH MY CHILDREN IS VERY IMPORTANT TO ME. MAKING SURE THAT THEY SEE MOM EVERY MORNING AND THAT I CAN GIVE THEM A KISS AND TELL THEM TO HAVE A GREAT DAY IS REALLY IMPORTANT TO ME.
However, she admits that it is not easy to find a balance between work and home.
Lisa Kerney Net Worth
The 36-year-old sports journalist is as famous as she is rich. After years of efficient and dedicated work, Lisa is currently believed to be worth $14.8 million.
Quick Facts About Lisa Kerney
|Date of Birth:
|8 July 1981
|38 years old
|United States of America
|Lisa Diane Gangel Kerney
|$60,303 – $85,439
|Weight in KG