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Chris McKendry is a popular journalist who has worked in ESPN since 1996. She is recognized internationally because of her amazing work and skills. Besides, McKendry also worked as a TV Sports Anchor for several year titles as “SportsCenter and ESPN News Anchor”.
She has served in various major sports events in Australia, Wimbledon, French, and U.S Open. Her talent and dedication to journalism and sports anchor make her a successful person in the world. In addition, she considered as the inspiration to other women’s out there who started their journey as a journalist and anchor.
Now, let’s know more about Chris McKendry’s early life, her overall journalist and anchor career, age, relationship status, net worth, and active social media accounts.
Chris McKendry Early Life
Chris McKendry was born on 18 February 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is from the White Ethnicity and from the Christian religion. Her height is around 5 ft 3 in tall and weight about 56 kg.
McKendry went to Archbishop Ryan High school on where her study was excellent throughout the whole year. After graduating from high school she later joined Drexel University through a Division I scholarship. The reason why she gains the scholarship for 3 years in the University is because of her tennis playing skills and champion.
She has been interested in tennis and also a great tennis player during high school and at her University. Later on, McKendry graduated from her University in humanities.
Chris McKendry Age
Chris McKendry is currently 53 years old.
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Chris McKendry Career
Chris McKendry started her career as a sports reporter in WJLA-TV, ABC in Washington D.C. She first joined as an anchor sports reporter in July 1996 and later moved to ESPN News for launching the 24-hours sports news network. She is a fan favorite from the beginning of the launch of the show and gained lots of popularity from there.
After a successful year on the 24-hours show, McKendry returns back to the SportsCenter for co-hosting the weekend morning and weekday 6 p.m. It was the edition of the network flagship news and the information program on where she also becomes the best hoster in the show.
Apart from her work in the SportCenter, she is also completed various bigger programs side by sides such as the 2007 late-night host of ESPN Wimbledon coverage and U.S Open coverage back from 2002 to 2006. Other than this, McKendry worked as a co-host in Winter X Games late-night from 1997 to 1998.
Moreover, McKendry was also a sideline reporter for the famous Sports Center of ESPN, ESPN2, and ABC Sports. Besides, the big moment for McKendry of her life is able to telecast the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup. More, she also gained an opportunity to host the ESPN coverage for the National Spelling Bee contest.
McKendry is the first woman ever to work TV sports news anchor in Washington D.C. At that time, no one has ever stepped in as an anchor reporter as women in the city besides males. She severed as a sports anchor from 1994 till 1996. For her excellent work as an anchor, McKendry was also awarded a Sports Emmy for “Best sports Segment for NFL 101”. It was the huge and best moment for McKendry which she has been waiting for years.
After years of anchoring, McKendry ends her final sport co-anchoring on March 31, 2016. After that, she was shifted to ESPN with the Australian Open and U.S Open for cover tennis reporter.
Chris McKendry Relationship
Chris McKendry is happily married to her husband Eduardo Andrade who is the president of Westport Library and coach of Westport Little League. The couple has lovely 2 children and living a happy life.
Chris McKendry Net Worth
Chris McKendry is a successful sports anchor and journalist in the world. Her net worth is estimated at around $3 million according to the various internal sources.
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Chris McKendry Social Media
Chris McKendry is also quite active on her social media account. She has over 38.2k followers on her Twitter account. She didn’t have any sign of having an Instagram or Facebook account.
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