Spencer Tillman

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Former Football Player & Sportscaster (1964)
Sun Aug 23 2020
By   Chhanya

Spencer Tillman is a former professional American football player and sports journalist. Moreover, he played running back for eight seasons for the Houston Oilers and San Francisco 49ers. Besides, Tillman joined FOX Sports in 2015 as a college football game analyst, reuniting with a play-by-play announcer and reunited with Tim Brando. Apart, Spencer has joined CBS Sports news in 1999 as a lead studio analyst for College Football Today for 16 years

The Fox Sports News anchor, Spencer Tillman was born on April 21, 1964, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. Moreover, he is the son of LaRue Helen Tillman and Jack Tillman Jr. He holds an American nationality and belongs to black ethnicity. Spencer attended the University of Oklahoma and completed his bachelor's degree in Journalism in 1986 and another Bachelor's in communications in 1988. 

Who Is Spencer Tillman's Wife? Do they have children?

Well, Spencer, 56, is a married man. He is married to his long time girlfriend turned wife, Rita Tillman. They walked down to the aisle and tied the knot on November 17, 1986. Since after their marriage, the couple is living a happy life and also shares a strong bond between them.

Spencer Tillman with his beautiful wife, Rita Tillman.
Spencer Tillman with his beautiful wife, Rita Tillman. Image Source: Baller Wives

Moreover, the couple likes to spend much time together and often seen in events by holding each other’s hands. Spencer and Rita are blessed with four lovely children from their long married life. He is currently enjoying a happy and proud motherhood life with her three daughters.

Spencer with his daughter, Blair and co-worker, Tim Brando.
Spencer with his daughter, Blair, and co-worker, Tim Brando. Image Source: Twitter @btillman31

Their four daughters are Alisa Tillman, Blair Tillman, Mir Tillman, and Bailey Tillman. As of now, they have equally taken care of their children's physical and psychological development. Now, all four children of Spencer are grown up and busy in respective fields. Currently, he is living his happy moment of life with his wife and four children in Sugar Land, Texas.

Net Worth & Earnings in 2020

The five feet and eleven inches (1.80 m) tall, Spencer has earned a hefty amount of money from his career. Furthermore, his estimated net worth is around $3 million which is similar to Robert Wahlberg and Max Minghella. He has earned this hefty amount as a former NFL player and American sportscaster. 

Tillman is living a lavish life with his family.
Tillman is living a lavish life with his family. Image Source: Houston Chronicle

Apart, he receives an annual salary range from $42,1 from his successful reporting career with Fox Sports. Besides, he also added some money from his radio and television guest appearances. As of now, he is living a lavish and healthy life with his wife and his four children. 

Journey from Football Player to Sports Anchor

Spencer started his career as an All-American running back for the University of Oklahoma from 1982 to 1985. Besides, he was drafted in the 1987 NFL Draft by Houston Oilers as the 133rd overall pick in the 5th round. Moreover, Tillman played for the Oilers for two seasons(1987-1988). Later, he joined San Francisco 49ers where he played for three seasons(1989-1991). 

However, he started his broadcasting career as an anchor and reporter at KPRC-TV during the seven-month off-season in 1987. Back in 1999, Tillman joined CBS Sports as a lead studio analyst for "College Football Today" for 16 years. Apart, Tillman also served for four years as a reporter for the Network's NCAA tournament coverage. Recently, in 2015 Tillman joined Fox Sports News and reunited with Tim Brando on Fox CFB.

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