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Charissa Thompson is a well-known name in the world of news and media, where she has established herself as a television host and sportscaster. The American journalist, Thompson is the news anchor of channel Fox Sports 1 and NBC. Besides, she is also a successful model.
Thompson was born on May 4, 1982, in Seattle, Washington, United States. She studied at Inglemoor High School and later joined the Washington State University and University of California, Santa Barbara (2004). Moreover, she holds American citizenship and is of white ethnicity.
Engaged to sports agent Kyle Thousand
Finally, the hot TV sportscaster and host is no more single. She announced the happy news on her Official Instagram post.
At the beginning of the new year, the blonde-haired TV personality officially engaged to sports agent Kyle Thousand on Wednesday night. By posting an image on Instagram with the exciting news with a “YES!” she left her fans in shock on the 2nd of January, 2020.
Not only with Charissa but also with the boyfriend turned fiance, Thousand shared the couple's impressive engagement pictures. "She said, yes! I couldn’t be more happy to spend the rest of my life with you, baby. I love you so much!" he said in the caption.
Kyle said on the next Instagram post:
Guys... Rule 1 of engagement .. ask your fiancée what pictures she likes. #redo #fbf Our engagement in sequence .. not pictured her saying “Kyle what pictures are you posting ?!? I look terrible!.
On that special day, the newly engaged couple both wore white customs. Ultimately, they both looked incredibly beautiful together and a perfect couple ever.
Had Divorced with Mysterious Spouse
The television host was previously in a marital relationship with her ex-husband, whose identity hasn't been disclosed yet. She and her mysterious partner shared the wedding vows when Charissa was 15 years old.
Nevertheless, the details on the identity of her husband remain limited. She also acknowledged that her marriage was an infantile act.
The divorced couple did tattoos on each other's bodies. The anchor wrote her husband's name on her finger while her husband tattooed her name on his arm. Even having such a healthy bonding, they parted their ways without revealing the root of their separation.
According to Thompson's statement, they couldn't go any further because of her busy schedules. She stated, '
”If we’re being honest, my first marriage failed because I was doing this job and I was never home and I couldn’t allocate relationships with my boyfriend. There are a lot of things that you put on your back burner because of your profession”
Despite the split, she still shares a good bond with her ex-husband without any strong feelings toward him. The two are hanging out, as seen on some of her uploads to Instagram.
Dated Basketball Player, Jay Williams
In the past, Charissa also shared a romantic relationship with Jay Williams. He is an American former basketball player for the Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team, and currently, he serves as a television analyst.
They first met back in 2011, and at that time, she was working at the ESPN channel. After three years of union, the Seattle, Washington based anchor and Williams broke up in 2014.
The former pair even faced harassment for being an interracial couple. "You would be appalled at the s**t Jay, and I dealt with as an interracial couple. I was called a mudshark and other horrible things, she claimed in an interview with Sports Illustrated.
She further added, he is still my best friend, and we didn't break up in a contentious nature. Moreover, the 51 years star currently married to Nikki Bonacorsi and shares a daughter named Amelia Brooklyn Rose Williams from their marital life.
What is Charissa Thompson's net worth?
This diva has made a considerable amount of money from her long-serving career. Her most earnings come from her coverage and appearances in various places worldwide. She has a whopping net worth of $2 million as of 2020.
Also, her annual salary is valued at $700,000 as a television host and sportscaster at Fox Sports. Similarly, the American journalist like Holly Sonders and Kristen Rodgers also earns the same amount.
Besides a TV career, she also works in the modeling sector for a long time. Thus, she may have earned millions of dollars from endorsement deals.
In addition, Charissa Thompson is the brand ambassador for Mercedes in Los Angeles, California. She was even rewarded with one of the most expensive cars by the company in 2018.
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