• Chris Fowler is a renowned sports broadcaster and has worked for ESPN since 1986.
• He was the host of College GameDay from 1990 to 2014 and is currently the play-by-play announcer for Saturday Night Football on ABC.
• He is married to former fitness model/instructor Jennifer Dempster.
• Chris is active on Twitter and has almost 800,000 followers.
• His net worth is estimated to be around $4 million.

Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthAugust 23, 1962
SpouseJennifer Dempster
FactGraduated from the University of Colorado in 1985 with a bachelor of science degree in radio/television news.

Who is Chris Fowler?

Chris Fowler was born on the 23rd August 1962, in Denver, Colorado USA, and is a sports broadcaster, best known to the world for his extensive work for ESPN, particularly as the host of the show “College GameDay” from 1990 to 2014, and also as the play-by-play announcer for “Saturday Night Football” on ABC, among many other differing engagements.

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What Happened to Chris Fowler?

Ever since he left the “College GameDay” show, everyone has been asking themselves what has happened to Chris, and where is he now. Well, he has remained with ESPN in addition to his new duties at ABC, so he is still alive and well, and focused on his career. You can see him at various sports events, covering live the most important details. What dedication, right?

Chris Fowler Bio: Early Life, Parents, and Education

Chris has managed to stay quiet when asked about his childhood experiences, and has also kept the identity of his parents hidden from the media. However, he went to General William J. Palmer High School, from which he matriculated in 1980, upon which he enrolled at the University of Colorado, graduated in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in radio/television news.

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Career Beginnings

It was actually during his college days that Christ started building his career; he became a part of Rocky Mountain News, covering high school sports from 1982 to 1984, while from 1983 to 1985, Chris was a co-host and producer of a weekly magazine program aired on a cable television system in Boulder, Colorado, and furthermore was also a part of KAIR-AM, the university’s radio station. Subsequently, before joining ESPN, Chris was at KCNC-TV and KMGH-TV. In 1986 he felt the first rays of success as he was recruited by ESPN as the host/reporter of “Scholastic Sports America”. This lasted for the next two years, then being promoted to become a college football sideline reporter.

Rise to Prominence

After four years with the network, Chris got a shot a stardom, when he was named as the host of the College Game Day football road show, which only a year later was expanded to ESPN’s other Saturday college football segments. He served in the position until 2014, during which time he became a star reporter for ESPN, becoming extremely popular thanks to his great work, and was then given several new roles on the Network. He subsequently served as the lead studio host of “College Basketball on ESPN”, and also hosted Summer X Games from 1995 to 2000, additionally becoming the head anchor for tennis Grand Slam tournaments, from 2009 until the present. Furthermore, Chris has also hosted the “Sports Century” show, aside from which Chris can also be seen on ABC, in such shows as “Saturday Night Football”, and “College Football Playoff”, as well as “Heisman Trophy Presentations”.

Do You Know How Rich Chris Fowler Is?

Since launching his career, Chris has reported on a number of high-profile sports events, from tennis finals to NCAA Bowls and Basketball Finals. He has now been with ESPN for more than 25 years, and is one of their star sports broadcasters. All of this has had an influence on his net worth, so have you ever wondered how rich Chris Fowler is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Fowler’s net worth is as high as $4 million, while his current salary is $1.5 million per year – pretty impressive, don’t you think?

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Chris Fowler Personal Life, Marriage, Wife, Children

When it comes to his personal life, Chris has been quite open about it, sharing all the ups and downs that happen to him, both personally and professionally. So, Chris has been married to former fitness model/instructor Jennifer Dempster since 2006, however, the couple doesn’t have children.

Internet Popularity

Since launching his career, Chris has become a star on social media platforms too, especially Twitter, with his official page attracting almost 800,000 followers, and which he uses to promote his career endeavors. Most recently, he shared the interview he made with Juan Martin Del Potro before the US Open Final, and his thoughts on Serena Williams’ loss.

Chris doesn’t have an active Facebook and Instagram page, but you can always become his fan on Twitter and see his latest insights, news and opinions on differing sports, from football to tennis.

General Info

Date Of BirthAugust 23, 1962
ProfessionTelevision producer, Sports commentator
EducationUniversity of Colorado Boulder, General William J. Palmer High School


SpouseJennifer Dempster


AwardsAugust Derleth Award
NominationsSports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host
MoviesThrough the Eyes of a Killer
TV ShowsSportsCentury, College GameDay (Football), Saturday Night Football, ESPN College Football on ABC, College Football Final, ESPN College Football Thursday Primetime

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1Graduated from the University of Colorado in 1985 with a bachelor of science degree in radio/television news.



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2013 New Era Pinstripe Bowl2013TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game2013TV MovieHimself - Studio Host
2012 New Era Pinstripe Bowl2012TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
2011 New Era Pinstripe Bowl2011TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
2011 MAACO Las Vegas Bowl2011TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
Mike & Mike2011TV SeriesHimself - Telephone Interviewee
2010 Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl2010TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
2009 Pacific Life Holiday Bowl2009TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
2008 Pacific Life Holiday Bowl2008TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
2007 Valero Alamo Bowl2007TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
2006 Pacific Life Holiday Bowl2006TV MovieHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel2006TV SeriesHimself - Host, College Gameday (segment "Gameday")
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2006TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2000-2005TV Series documentaryHimself - Host / Himself
8 Simple Rules2002TV SeriesHimself - Sportscaster
2001 NFL Draft2001TV SeriesHimself - Reporter
2000 NFL Draft2000TV SpecialHimself - Studio Host
1999 NFL Draft1999TV MovieHimself - Studio Host
The Waterboy1998Himself
1998 NFL Draft1998TV MovieHimself - Studio Host
1997 NFL Draft1997TV SeriesHimself - Studio Host
ESPN College Football Thursday Primetime1997TV SeriesHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1996 NFL Draft1996TV MovieHimself - Studio Host
Scholastic Sports America1986TV SeriesHimself - Host (1986)
SportsCenter1979TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

A Football Life2015TV SeriesHimself
Year of the Quarterback2011TV Series documentaryHimself
30 for 302010TV Series documentaryHimself


Nominated Awards

2010EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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