Chris Fowler

Sports broadcaster (1962)
Tue Aug 25 2020
By   Selena

Chris Fowler is an American sports analyst best known for hosting the college football program College GameDay of ESPN between 1990 and 2014. Further, he has also hosted other shows, including SportsCentury, the Breeders Cup, and coverage of the X-Games. Now he is serving as a regular anchor for tennis and soccer coverage on ESPN.

Christopher Brady Fowler was born on August 23, 1962, in Denver, Colorado, United States. His father Knox Fowler was a theater professor while his mother's identity is unknown to the media. Regarding his education, he completed his graduation from General William J. Palmer High School in 1980. Also, he graduated from the University of Colorado in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree. So far, he holds American citizenship and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Twenty Years of Successful Married Life

As of now, Chris shares a healthy and strong matrimonial relationship with his long term life partner, Jennifer Dempster. She is a retired fitness model and instructor.

Chris Fowler and His Wife, Jennifer Dempster During Their Wedding Ceremony
Photo: Chris Fowler and His Wife, Jennifer Dempster During Their Wedding Ceremony
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Christopher, 58, and Jennifer, 51, tied the wedding knot on June 16, 2000, at a hush-hush ceremony. Their big day took place in Oheka Castle, West Hills, New York, United States. Since their marriage day, the two have been showering unconditional love and respect for each other without any problems.

Recently in 2020, Fowler and Dempster, who is 1.65 m tall have celebrated their 20th years of a wedding anniversary. The ESPN star even shared their wedding photo on his IG account saying Twenty years of love, friendship, and lots of laughter. He also thanked Jennifer for loving and making him a better person.

Moreover, they made an appearance on ESPN's show, BodyShaping in the 1990s. However, the two don't share kids from their two decades of married life.

Net Worth In Million Dollars

Since launching his career in 1982, Chris has reported on many high-profile sports events, from tennis finals to NCAA Bowls and Basketball Finals. As of early 2020, he has a net worth of $7 million which is quite less than Tim Hasselbeck. He has accumulated his fortune throughout his career as a sports broadcaster.

Well, a Denver-area native, Fowler has been working for ESPN for 24 years as a sports broadcaster. Thus, he makes a salary of about $3 Million in a year. However, he gained stardom when he started hosting as a lead studio host College GameDay football roadshow in 1990 on ESPN. He worked there until 2014.

Professional Career

Initially Chris served as a producer and co-host for a weekly magazine program in Boulder, Colorado from 1983 to 1985. He then spent 2 years as sports director at KAIR-AM. Between 1982 to 1984, he covered Rocky Mountain News.

Chris Fowler Talks About Serena's Pressure, John McEnroe and His Passion For Tennis
Caption: Chris Fowler Talks About Serena's Pressure, John McEnroe and His Passion For Tennis
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Fowler then went to work as a sports reporter, production assistant, and producer / writer for NBC affiliate, KCNC-TV in Denver. In 1984, he worked on KMGH-TV for several months. He later joined ESPN as host / reporter of Scholastic Sports America in July 1986, a two-year tenure.

After that, he became a sideline reporter for college football. His exclusive interview with the imprisoned former football college starCharles Thompson, is regarded iconic. He has also worked as an in-studio host for College GameDay, X-Games coverage, all major tennis tournaments, and ESPN coverage of the men's college basketball.

Photo: Chris Fowler College GameDay on ESPN
Source: Bleacher Report

In 2010, he anchored the month-long coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup on ESPN and ABC along with Mike Tirico. In addition, Chris can also be featured on ABC programs like Saturday Night Football, College Football Playoff, and Heisman Trophy Presentations.

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