Cris Collinsworth NBC, Bio, Age, Wife, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Cris Collinsworth Bio | Wiki

Cris Collinsworth is an American Journalist and Sportscaster. He is currently serving as a sportscaster at NBC, Showtime, and the NFL Network since 2009. Before NBC, he co-hosted as a studio analyst Inside the NFL on HBO for that network’s Sunday night NFL coverage and did color commentary on the NFL Network.

Additionally, he has won 16 Sports Emmy Awards and received several football awards and honors. He was also a former player in the National Football League (NFL) for eight seasons as a wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals.

Cris Collinsworth Age

He was born on January 27, 1959, in Dayton, Ohio, in the United States. Cris is 63 years old and holds his birthday every year in January.

Cris Collinsworth Height

He is a man of tall stature. Cris stands at a height of 6 ft 5 in (Approx 1.98 m).

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Cris Collinsworth Family

He was born to his father and mother in 1959 in Dayton, Ohio, and grew up in Melbourne, Florida the United States. Cris’s father is Abraham Lincoln “Abe” Collinsworth worked as a high school teacher and coach. Abe was later elected to be the superintendent and principal of schools for Brevard County. His mother Donetta Browning Collinsworth was a teacher and he had a young brother known as Greg. In 1963 the family moved to Melbourne, Florida when Cris was only four years old.

Cris Collinsworth Wife

He is married to his loving wife Holly Bankemper Collinsworth and they reside in Fort Thomas, Kentucky. Holly works as an attorney and they are blessed with four adult children Jack Collinsworth, Austin Collinsworth, Katie Collinsworth, and Ashley Collinsworth, and also two grandchildren.

Cris Collinsworth Children | Son

Chris and Holly have four children Jack, Austin, Katie, and Ashley, and also two grandchildren. A son Austin Collinsworth, is a former football player and team captain at the University of Notre Dame. His other son Jac Collinsworth works as an on-site host for Football Night in America and also hosts NBC’s Notre Dame football since March 2020 and NASCAR coverage. Before NBC, Jac worked as a features reporter for ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown.

Cris Collinsworth Education | College

He attended Astronaut High School together with his brother and Abe his father was the school principal. During his time at the school, he was successful in multiple sports for the Astronaut War Eagles, and he won the Florida High School Athletic Association in 1976. Cris was also named high school All-American quarterback after winning the Class 3A 100-yard-dash state championship. Additionally, he attended the University of Cincinnati College of Law and earned a Juris Doctor degree in 1991.

He received an athletic scholarship to join the University of Florida from coach Doug Dickey. Cris played for the university until 1977 when Coach Dickey decided to transition his team from a run-oriented offense to a more balanced pro-set attack in 1978. He was a wide receiver and good in the position and earned a first-team All-Southeastern Conference between 1978 to 1980. He was elected as the senior captain on the 1980 Gator team that posted the biggest one-year turnaround in NCAA Division I football history.

Additionally, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1981. He was indicted by the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame as a “Gator Great” in 1981 and 1991. During his time at the university, he had scored 14 touchdowns receiving, two rushings, one on a kickoff return, and threw two touchdown passes through 120 passes for 1937 yards. Cris was recognized as the No. 12 all-time Gator player by the Gainesville Sun as part of the 100 years of Florida football in 2006.

Cris Collinsworth NFL Career | Retirement

He spent eight years playing for the NFL in the Bengals this was after he was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the second round of the 1981 NFL Draft. Cris was named the Pro Bowl between 1981 to 1983. He signed a contract with the Tampa Bay Bandits of the United States Football League but it was voided due to his bad ankle in 1985. He later moved back to the Bengals and played for them through the end of the 1988 season. In the final game, he made three passes for 40 yards in Super Bowl XXIII. He retired attaining a total of 107 games with 417 receptions for 6,698 yards and 36 touchdowns after his eighth season in the NFL.

Cris Collinsworth NBC

He is currently serving as a sportscaster at NBC, Showtime, and the NFL Network since 2009. Cris joined the station filling in the space left by John Madden on NBC’s Sunday Night Football. He also hosted the Inside the Vault on WGN America and was the color commentator for Super Bowl LII where he suffered backlash due to his favoritism against the New England Patriots.

Before NBC, he co-hosted Inside the NFL on HBO in 2006, returned to NBC as a studio analyst for that network’s Sunday night NFL coverage, and did color commentary on the NFL Network. Furthermore, he also worked as a color commentator for NFL Network Thursday night games alongside Bob Papa and Bryant Gumbel. Cris appeared at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing as a commentator along with Bob Costas.

His Journalism career kicked off in 1981 after retiring as an NFL Player and joined WLW as a sports radio talk show host in Cincinnati and later became a reporter for HBO’s Inside the NFL in 1989.

Cris worked in the NBC pregame show after coming from the NBC network’s NFL broadcasts in 1990. Later on, he landed a job in the NFL on the Fox team as a color commentator on the Fox NFL Sunday pregame show for several years. Additionally, he also worked on Fox’s Super Bowl XXXIX telecast for three years.

Cris Collinsworth Salary

He is a passionate and talented Sportscaster earning a decent income. Cris’s salary is $100,008 annually.

Cris Collinsworth Net Worth

According to possessions acquired through his Journalism and NFL career in the United States. Cris’s net worth of $25 Million.

How Old is Cris Collinsworth

Cris is 63 years old born on January 27, 1959, in Dayton, Ohio, in the United States.

Is Cris Collinsworth Retiring

Cris retired from his NFL career after playing his final game in Super Bowl XXIII. He retired attaining a total of 107 games with 417 receptions for 6,698 yards and 36 touchdowns after his eighth season in the NFL.

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