Charissa Jean Thompson aka Charissa Thompson (born on 4th May 1982 in Seattle, Washington, the United States) is an American television host and sportscaster working for Fox Sports. Previously, she worked for ESPN, Versus, GSN, and the Big Ten Network. Furthermore, she served as the hosts of the shows like SportsNation, Fox Sports Live, Ultimate Beastmaster and Extra.
Charissa Thompson: Bio, Age, Education
Charissa Jean Thompson aka Charissa Thompson was born on 4th May 1982 in Seattle, Washington, the United States. The information about her parents is under review. As siblings, she has a brother named Tyson who is a baseball player in Washington State. As of 2019, she is 37 years old and belongs to the birth sign Taurus.
By nationality, she is an American and her ethnicity is White. Talking about her education, she attended Inglemoor High School, Kenmore, Washington. After that, she went to Washington State University and later, she joined the University of California where she graduated with a B.A degree in Law and Society in 2004.
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Charissa Thompson: Professional Career
- Firstly, she started her career from various types of part-time jobs during her high school and college days. She has worked as a nanny, a sales associate at Nordstrom, a waitress at The Cheesecake Factory restaurant, a barista at Starbucks and an operator of her own coffee stand in Los Angeles.
- Then she began her broadcasting career in 2006 appearing on several baseball programs at FSN’s The Baseball Report, The 2007 MLB All-Star Game Red Carpet Parade and Fox News as a news reporter.
- Furthermore, she provided news for college sports like football and basketball.
- Charissa also worked on Big Ten Network’s football show Friday Night Tailgate.
- After that, in 2009, she hosted the show Toughest Cowboy and also served as a sideline reporter for NFL Networks where she covered many sports events like the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games.
- Moreover, Thompson covered the news of the FIFA World Cup held in South Africa as well as covered the news for NHL All-Star Game.
- In 2011, Charissa signed the contract with ESPN Networks to works with them as the co-host of the show called Numbers Never Lie.
- Additionally, Thomson has hosted other sports show including SportsNation and ESPN First Take.
- In 2013, she returned back to Fox Sports and has been working as one of the hosts of Fox Sports Live. She also works with entertainment news magazine show Extra.
Charissa Thompson: Personal Life; Hubby & Kids
Regarding her love life, Charissa was once married and accepts that marriage was one of the biggest mistakes of her life. Her marital life didn’t go well so she divorced with her husband. After separation from her first husband, she dated former basketball player, Jay Williams in 2013.
The couple were together for a year and they broke up for a reason which is still unknown. Meanwhile, she is single and focusing on her career. Currently, she resides in Malibu, California.
Charissa Thompson: Rumors and Controversy
Speaking of the rumor and controversy, there was a rumor that she is a mother of two children but she has never talked about it.
Charissa Thompson: Net Worth & Earnings
According to the sources, Charissa Thompson has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2019. Similarly, she earns a salary above $500000 per year from her profession.
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|Full Name:||Charissa Thompson|
|Birth Date:||May 4, 1982|
|Profession:||American television host and sportscaster|
|Height:||5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Birth Place||Seattle, Washington|
|Education||University of California|
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