Linda Cohn (ESPN Anchor) Wiki, bio, net worth, salary, husband, kids.

A sports fanatic turned into a sports anchor, you won’t find a better story than this. Linda Cohn is a lifelong sports fan and is also a sports anchor for the ESPN Network. She is known for hosting the SportsCenter which according to ESPN is your one-stop location for everything sports. In a career that has spanned for over 25 years, Lind has been a part of some of the major sporting events of the world. Linda certainly lives up to the name of the longest-standing host of ESPN. In this article, we take a closer look at the professional and personal life of Linda Cohn.

Early Life:

Linda Cohn was born on the 10th of November 1959 in Long Island, New York. Like many, Linda followed her father to several sporting events and loved spending time with her dad watching sports. Linda who joined the Newfield High School was a goaltender for the school’s hockey team. She later joined the State University of New York at Oswego and started working for her degree in communications. She graduated in 1981 and was inducted in the school’s athletics hall of fame for her contribution to the hockey team.

Linda Cohn
Sports anchor Linda Cohn

Professional Career:

Fresh out of college, Linda began working for the radio station WALK-AM and WALK-FM. After a four year stint at the radio station, Linda decided that she wanted to try something new. In 1987, Linda was hired by the ABC network as a first-full time female sports anchor. During her time there, Linda worked for the WABC TalkRadio as well as SportsChannel America. Impressed by her works in the ABC network, Linda was hired by KIRO-TV.

Linda’s big break came in 1992 when she was offered a professional contract by the Entertainment and Sports Network (ESPN). After her induction, Linda began working on the program, Sports Center. Her first appearance came soon after when she kicked off the show with Chris Meyers.

Down the years, Linda has continued to work for ESPN. She started showing promise early on in her career and was handed a contract extension in 2005. Following her new contract, Linda started covering events for the WNBA. In her time at ESPN, Linda has been involved in several sporting events. She is also the host of a podcast entitled Listen Closely to Linda Cohn.

In 2018, Linda signed a new contract with ESPN which established her as the longest-running host for Sports Center. She also began working for a new hockey show entitled, In the Crease.

A happy relationship:

Linda Cohn was previously married to Stew Kaufman. The pair married in 1980 and filed for a divorce in 2008. In a 28-year-marriage, Linda and Stew had two children: Sammy Kaufman and Daniel Kaufman. Following the divorce, Linda began dating Matt Voity and the pair were together for 11 years. As of the current time, Linda is yet to reveal any associations with men and seems to be focused on her personal life.

Net Worth:

From her long career as an anchor, Linda has amassed a significant amount of money. Her net worth is estimated to be around USD 10 million. It was revealed that she makes an annual USD 3 million from her contract with ESPN.

Wiki/Bio Facts:

NameLinda Cohn
BirthdateNovember 10, 1959
BirthplaceLong Island, New York, United States
CareerTelevision personality
Salary$3 M
Net worth$10 M
SpouseStew Kaufman (1980-2008)
Height5ft 4 inches (1.65 m)
ChildrenSammy Kaufman and Daniel Kaufman
Social Media handleTwitter, Instagram

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