Who is Britt McHenry?
Britt McHenry is an American journalist as well as a TV anchor, who is probably best known for being a former reporter for the ESPN network, for which she served as the correspondent for its shows “NFL Live”, “SportsCenter” as well as “Baseball Tonight”. Since April 2017, McHenry has been the co-host of the WTTG Fox 5 show – “Like It Or Not”.
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Britt McHenry’s Early Life and Childhood
Brittany May ‘Britt’ McHenry was born on the 28th May 1986, in Mount Holly Township, New Jersey USA, into the family of Bill McHenry, who was a US Air Force Lt. Colonel. Although a native of New Jersey, Britt was raised in Satellite Beach, Brevard Country, Florida, where she also completed her elementary and secondary education, attending Satellite High School from which she matriculated in 2004. During her teenage years, Britt excelled at sports, soccer in particular, and was a member of Satellite High School’s women’s soccer team. She continued her education by enrolling at Stetson University from which she graduated magna cum laude in 2007, and during which time, besides doing some modeling work, Britt also played as a midfielder for the Stetson Hatters soccer team. The final stage of Britt McHenry’s education took place in Evanston, Illinois, where she attended the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications of Northwestern University, from which she obtained her degree in journalism in 2008.
Britt McHenry’s Career
Upon earning her journalism degree, McHenry landed her first professional job at ABC TV’s Washington affiliate, WJLA-TV (also known as ABC 7), and honed her anchoring skill by serving as a fill-in-anchor for its sister station, the cable NewsChannel 8 (currently referred to as the WJLA 24/7 News). Although initially appearing as a business reporter, in the course of the next several years, Britt McHenry switched to sports, and began making her own video reports. She was also a dugout reporter for the San Diego Padres’ telecast, aired on Fox Sports San Diego.
In early 2014, Britt McHenry parted ways with ABC 7, and joined ESPN, where she spent the next couple of years as the Washington D. C.-based bureau reporter, and correspondent for several of its productions, including the shows and broadcasts such as the “Baseball Tonight, “NFL Live” as well as the “Outside the Lines” and the “SportsCenter”. In April 2017, after covering the 2017 NFL Draft and after four years with ESPN, McHenry was officially let go due to company’s cost-cutting action, during which they laid off a 100 of their staffers.
Speaking of 2018 and her current job, alongside Guy Lambert and Bram Weinstein, Britt McHenry hosts “Like It Or Not”, a 30-minute long weekly politics and pop culture discussion show, aired on Fox 5 Plus.
In April 2015, Britt McHenry caught the mass media’s attention for verbally assaulting a towing garage lot attendant. The video, which was posted on LiveLeak, shows Britt using foul language, abusing and making fun of the employee’s level of education, job and personal appearance. Although she later publically apologized for her actions, ESPN suspended her for a week.
Is Britt McHenry married? More about her personal life
Curious about Britt’s intimate life and marital status, aren’t you? Well, despite being on-cameras on a daily basis, McHenry has somehow managed to keep her personal life quite private and far from the media, as there isn’t much relevant information available about any love affairs, but is not married. However, there were some rumors that she was romantically connected to several guys, including the American professional tennis player Tennys Sandgren, and entrepreneur and the co-founder of the 31south marketing agency, Steven Cundari.
Beautiful time in Tennessee. pic.twitter.com/nAJRKpkJWd
— Britt McHenry (@BrittMcHenry) July 21, 2018
Britt McHenry’s Net Worth and Salary
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this American journalist and television host has accumulated so far? How rich Britt McHenry is? McHenry’s net worth according to authoritative sources, is estimated as of November 2018, at over $1 million, acquired primarily through her on-camera appearances on television networks such as ABC 7, ESPN and Fox 5, but with an reputed annual salary of roughly $600,000, this figure seems sure to rise.
Britt McHenry’s Personal Appearance and Social Media presence
Britt sports blonde hair, which in addition to her height of 5ft 10ins (1.78 m) makes her appearance quite alluring. She also features a slim and toned figure with a genuine hourglass silhouette, as her vital statistics are 36-25-36. McHenry is also quite active on several popular social media networks, such as Twitter, where she currently gathers close to 300,000 followers, as well as Instagram where her official account – @brittmchenry amassed a total of over 400,000 fans.