Molly Solomon

Sports Channel Producer/Executive (1969)
Sun Apr 18 2021
By   Selena

While most people focus on what's on-screen there are numerous stars behind the scenes like Molly Solomon who work away from the spotlight to make television wonderful. 

She was named Executive Producer & President, NBC Olympics Production, & Executive Producer, Golf Channel, back in November 2019. Since then, she has become a top-tier producer with a star-studded resume. 

In addition to this, Molly is also a stand-out name in the world of sports due to her contribution to the broadcast of the Olympics, and other sporting events. 

Molly Solomon’s Early Years And Personal Life

Molly was born in 1969 in the United States of America and is 52 years old according to this source

She attended her local schools where she had an interest in sports as well as journalism. Eventually, she graduated from high school and was on her way to a college degree. 

Molly is an executive producer at Golf Channel
Molly is an executive producer at Golf Channel
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Solomon aced her college education at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service where she graduated with a B.S. in international politics in 1990. 

After her graduation, she pursued a career in journalism and production. She has woImagerked behind the scenes ever since. Despite her degree in politics, she wanted to be involved in sports broadcasts. 

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Husband: Geoff Russell 

Solomon is married to Geoff Russell as of April 2021, information on when the pair tied the knot is missing, however, they have been married for years according to reliable sources. Molly herself revealed that they have been together for 20 years. 

Molly's Husband is Geoff Russell in 2021
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In addition to this, the pair also have triplets named Jonathan, Alexandra, and Madeleine according to this source. Her husband is also an Executive Editor at Golf Channel. 

The pair met via the broadcast industry and have managed to work together as well as live together for years on end. 

In an interview, Solomon revealed that her husband was an editor at Golf Digest's newsweekly and was approached for 12 years to take the position that Solomon currently has. She also joked about it being difficult for them to work together. 

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First Woman To Serve As Executive Producer For A National Sports Network

Molly made history when she was named the executive producer of the Golf Channel as she was the first-ever woman to work in the position for a major sports channel. 

Molly is the first woman To Work As Executive Producer For A National Sports Network
Molly is the first woman To Work As Executive Producer For A National Sports Network
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She started out as a researcher for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, since then she has paved a way for women in sports broadcast all over the world. 

Additionally, she has also advocated making it easier for women to climb the career ladder in the sports journalism industry. 

What Is Molly Solomon’s Net Worth?

Molly Solomon is an executive producer for a major sports channel and has amassed an estimated net worth of around $5 million as of April 2021. 

Most of her fortune comes from her work as a journalist and media executive. She works in the corporate media business where the salary is high and bonuses are also plenty. 

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