Charissa Thompson

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Charissa Thompson

Charissa Thompson

Charissa Thompson is a successful television host and sportscaster. Charissa Thompson is currently employed by Fox Sports. Charissa has been a sportscaster and TV host in the United States since 2006. 

Charissa has previously worked for ESPN, Versus, GSN, the Big Ten Network, and a number of other networks.

Thompson and Marcellus Wiley co-hosted SportsNation in June 2013.

Childhood and Education

Charissa Thompson was born on 4 May 1982 and raised in Seattle, Washington, USA.

Scott Thompson and Cathy Thompson are her parents, and she is their youngest child.

Charissa has two siblings in addition to her parents.

Despite her celebrity, she has kept a low profile when it comes to her family.

Thompson, meanwhile, is an American national of white ethnicity.

Charissa received her education at Inglemoor High School in Kenmore, Washington.

She then relocated to California and enrolled in a small college.

Charissa, likewise, went on to the University of California, Santa Barbara.

She went on to earn a B.A. in Law and Society in 2004.

Despite claims to the contrary, Charissa did not attend WSU.

Age and Body Measurements

Charissa Thompson was born in 1982, making her 38 years old.

In addition, Taurus is her zodiac sign.

And, based on what we know about them, they are dedicated, enthusiastic, and can be stubborn at times.

Maybe it was her obstinacy, but achieving one’s childhood aspirations and turning them into reality takes more than enthusiasm.

Thompson, on the other hand, has been killing it since she began reporting.

Not to mention Charissa’s lovely nature, which has charmed everyone.

The American journalist is 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) tall, although her weight is unknown.

Her bodily measurements, on the other hand, are unknown.

Aside from that, she is very conscious of her food and wellness.

As a result, Charissa is noted for her stunning physique and sophisticated elegance.

Thompson also has a strong style with her pixie blonde hair and crystal-clear blue eyes.

Facts of Charissa Thompson

Full Name Charissa Jean Thompson
Birth Date May 4, 1982
Birth Place Seattle, Washington, US
Known as Charissa
Religion Unknown
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Education University of California, Santa Barbara
Horoscope Taurus
Father’s Name Scott Thompson
Siblings None
Age 40 Years Old
Height 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm)
Weight Updating Soon
Build Curvy
Body Measurements Updating Soon
Hair color Blonde
Eye color Blue
Profession Sportscaster, TV Host
Active Years  2006-present
Marital Status  Married
Spouse  Kyle Thousand
Children  None
Net Worth $3 million
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Last Update May 2022

Salary and Net Worth

Charissa Thompson has a net worth of $3 million as a result of her successful journalism profession.

Given her net worth of $2 million in 2015, this is a significant increase.

Charissa receives a $700,000 annual compensation in addition to her net worth.

However, Charissa has not yet completely declared her earnings and assets to the public.

Thompson, on the other hand, owns a Chevrolet.

Aside from that, she is a brand ambassador for Mercedes and has an endorsement arrangement with the company. Mercedes also gave her a pricey Mercedes in August 2018.

Professional Career

Charissa has desired to be a broadcaster since she was a child.

As a result, she began her career by appearing on numerous collegiate sports shows, including Big Ten Network and Fox Sports Net (FSN).

Charissa has also covered college football and basketball events as a sideline reporter.

Thompson continued to do so until NFL on Fox appointed her as a sideline reporter for the National Football League (NFL).

She has participated in other Big Ten Network shows with them, including Big Ten’s Best and Friday Night Tailgate.

Baseball shows like The 2007 MLB All-Star Game Red Carpet Parade and The Baseball Report on Fox Sports Net are among her previous FSN network appearances.

Thompson co-hosted FSN’s The Best Damn Sports Show Period with Chris Rose and John Salley as part of her job. However, in 2009, the show was canceled.

Charissa Thompson
Charissa Thompson sportscasting. Source: sheknows

Charissa ran into some problems in the fall of 2008 when she finished her maiden season as an NFL sideline reporter.

Many individuals and the media said she was going downhill in her career after she colored her hair black to “get rid of the Barbie thing.”

She later spoke about the incident in an HBO interview.

Charissa was also on the cover of Access DirecTV in April 2009, when she interviewed Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels for a feature story. The American reporter then worked for NHL on Versus in 2009.

ESPN and Career Advancement

Charissa’s career appears to be on the decline, despite a few setbacks.

Charissa had an appearance on the NFL Network’s “NFL Now Updates” in 2010.

She also co-hosted the Speed Network’s “Fast Track To Fame” that year, covering the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games.

Charissa appeared on the show alongside Michael Waltrip, a former NASCAR racer who is now a FOX Sports pundit.

She went on to cover the FIFA World Cup in South Africa for Yahoo! Sports after that.

Thompson then went on to cover the BCS National Championship Game and the Super Bowl in February 2011.

Charissa has also covered events such as the NBA All-Star Game, NHL All-Star Game, and numerous more. Thompson joined ESPN in June 2011 to co-host the show Numbers Never Lie with Michael Smith.

Charissa was also a host on SportsNation and ESPN First Take.

Thompson took over as host of SportsNation on NBC in July 2012, replacing Michelle Beadle. In June 2013, Charissa returned to Fox Sports.

Charissa came on board to help launch Foz Sports 1 on the network (FS1).

In addition, the young reporter joined actor Joey Lawrence as a co-host of the ABC reality show Splash in 2013. Charissa has also worked as a presenter for Fox NFL Kickoff.

She worked outside of Fox News as well, including co-hosting the Extra television show. Thompson also presented the Barstool Spelling Bee in May of 2015.

Charissa was revealed as a host on the Netflix reality shows Ultimate Beastmaster the next year.

She was also a part of the broadcasting team for Manny Pacquiao’s boxing battle against Jessie Vargas.

She also had the opportunity to learn some boxing techniques from Pacquiao’s trainer, Freddie Roach.

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Husband | Personal Life and Marriage

Charissa Thompson’s sexuality and personal life have been in the public eye on several occasions.

Kyle Thousand, a sports agent, is her dream guy and she is married to him.

They were engaged for a short time before marrying in early 2021 in a simple ceremony. Unfortunately, because of Covid, the wedding was small, and many of her family and friends were unable to attend.

Despite this, it was a lovely and charismatic wedding. On Instagram, she posted some photographs from the amazing day.

Charissa was previously married when she was 25, according to sources. Her ex-name husband and facts of their first marriage, on the other hand, are kept under wraps.

Nonetheless, the two are now close friends and socialize frequently. She also stated that it was both one of the best and worst mistakes she made as a 25-year-old.

Thompson was also supposed to be dating Jay Williams, a former basketball player, and ESPN analyst. From 2013 until 2015, the two lovebirds dated for two years.

Charissa was in the news for her naked photos in addition to her romance. Thompson’s iCloud account was stolen, and her naked photos were posted online, as previously reported.

Charissa then pursued legal action against the perpetrator. Charissa later spoke to The Athletic about the event and why she sought police assistance.

Presence on Social Media

To stay up to date on the TV personality, you can follow her on the following social media channels.

Her Twitter has 320.2k users and she has 338k followers on Instagram.