Biography of Sarah Spain
Sarah Colby Spain is an American sports reporter. Spain works as an espnW.com columnist, radio host, television personality, and SportsCenter reporter for ESPN. Previously, she worked on the WGN-TV show alongside Ted Brunson and Brittney Payton as the show’s co-host.
Spain was born in Cleveland, Ohio and raised in Lake Forest, Illinois. She went to school at Lake Forest High School, where she was the captain of her track, field hockey, and basketball teams. Later, Sarah attended Cornell University where she majored in English. Sarah was also a heptathlete for the Cornell Big Red field and track team.
Sarah started her career in journalism working at various stations such as MouthpieceSports.com, Fox Sports Net and ChicagoNow.com. She also worked as a sideline reporter for the Big Ten Network and hosted the Coors Light Fantasy Players Minute. Spain also appeared on the WGN-TV show alongside Ted Brunson and Brittney Payton as the show’s co-host. She joined ESPN 1000 in Chicago in 2010. She was hired as a writer for espn.W.com the same year.
ESPN announced in January 2015 that it was launching a radio show called Spain & Prim, which includes Spain and anchor Prim Siripipat as co-hosts. Subsequently, Spain along with Kate Fagan and Jane McManus started a radio show called ‘The Trifecta’. In addition, she started her own ESPN podcast, That’s What She Said, which launched the following year.
In addition, Spain has also appeared on a variety of ESPN television shows such as His & Hers, Olbermann, Mike & Mike, The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz, First Take, The Sports Reporters and Outside The Lines. Sarah made her first appearance on ESPN’s Around the Horn in February 2016. After a few months, she signed a new multi-year deal with ESPN and launched a national ESPN radio show, Izzy & Spain, with co-host Israel Gutierrez. The following year, she hosted Fantasy Football Island with Mike Golic Jr.
In addition, Spain also launched the national radio show Spain & Fitz along with co-host Jason Fitz. In 2019, Jason left and joined the morning show which was renamed Spain & Company. However, after a year, he returned to the Spain & Fitz show, which was revamped to its former name as co-host of the evening broadcast. More recently, Spain has joined the women’s soccer team ownership group.
Sarah Spain age
Sarah is 42 years old in 2023. She was born on the 18th of August 1980, in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Furthermore, she celebrates her birthday on 18th of August every year.
Sarah Spain Height/Weight
Spain stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches tall. She has a weight of 68 kilograms.
Sara Spain Husband
Sarah is married to Brad Zibung. The couple exchanged vows on May 29, 2016, in front of their family and friends. Her husband is a successful real estate investor. The couple started dating in 2009 and have been together ever since. She is a proud mother of two.
Sarah Spain Family
Sarah is the daughter of Rick Spain and his mother, Nancy Spain. However, there is no information about her parents. Likewise, she has a sister named Katie Spain.
Sarah Spain Net Worth
Spain has an estimated net worth between $900,000 to $1 million US Dollars. She has managed to accumulate this kind of wealth from her career as a journalist.
Sarah Spain Salary
Sarah earns an annual salary of $150,000 USD per year.