Michele Tafoya NBC Sports, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, KQRS, Salary, and Net Worth

Michele Tafoya Bio | Wiki

Michele Tafoya (full name: Michele Joan Tafoya Beaurain) is an American sports journalist  working as the host of Sideline Sanity. Previously, she was working at NBC Sports, as a sideline reporter for NBC Sunday Night Football until 2022. She joined the NBC sports network in July 2011, where she replaced Andrea Kremer and rejoined former co-worker and announcer, Al Michaels. Michele also covers swimming during the Summer Olympics for NBC. Prior to joining NBC, she worked at WCCO Radio in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as a talk show host.

She began her career at CBS Sports in September 1994, where she served as a reporter and host for the station’s sports anthology show CBS Sports Spectacular and college basketball coverage. In January 2000, after leaving CBS News, she joined ESPN and ABC Sports, where she served as a sideline reporter for ESPN Monday Night Football beginning in 2006 NFL Season. She was also the sideline reporter for ABC Sports’ Monday Night Football during the 2004 NFL season and the 2005 NFL season. She has been a correspondent for SportsCenter and Outside the Lines.

Michele Tafoya Age

She was born on December 7, 1964, in Manhattan Beach, California, the United States. Michele is 59 years old.

Michele Tafoya Height

She is a woman of above-stature. Michele stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in ( approx. 1.75m ).

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Michele Tafoya Family | Parents

She was born in Manhattan Beach, California, the United States to her parents. She is the daughter of her parents Orlando Tafoya, her father, and Wilma Conley Tafoya, her mother. Additionally, Michele was raised in a family of Hispanic descent along with her three sisters and one brother.

Michele Tafoya Husband | Spouse

She is happily married to her lovely husband Mark Vandershall, an American financial advisor whom she met in 1993 and got married on May 30, 2000. They have two children, a son, and a daughter.

Michele Tafoya Daughter | Son

She and her husband have two children, a son, and a daughter. Their son, Tyler, was born in 2005 after Michele had several miscarriages and IVF procedures. The couple adopted a daughter, Olivia in 2009.

Michele Tafoya Education

She went to Mira Costa High School in Manhattan beach for her high school education. Later on, she enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley, where she graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications. She holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern California.

Michele Tafoya NBC Sports

She is an American sports journalist who formerly worked for NBC Sports, as a sideline reporter for NBC Sunday Night Football. She joined the NBC sports network in July 2011, where she replaced Andrea Kremer and rejoined former co-worker and announcer, Al Michaels. Michele also covers swimming during the Summer Olympics for NBC. Prior to joining NBC, she worked at WCCO Radio in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as a talk show host.

She began her career at CBS Sports in September 1994, where she served as a reporter and host for the station’s sports anthology show CBS Sports Spectacular and college basketball coverage. Michele also worked as a host of At The Half and as a reporter for college football games. Additionally, she hosted CBS’ NCAA Tournament selection show, Goodwill Games, and the U.S Open Tennis Championships coverage. In January 2000, after leaving CBS News, she joined ESPN and ABC Sports, where she served as a sideline reporter for ESPN Monday Night Football beginning in 2006 NFL Season. She was also the sideline reporter for ABC Sports’ Monday Night Football during the 2004 NFL season and the 2005 NFL season.

Additionally, she served as a co-host for the Mike Tirico Show on ESPN radio. She also helped ABC in their coverage of Super Bowl XL in Detroit as a sideline reporter with Suzy Kolber. Michelle purposely poured beer over two fans at the Metrodome during a University of Minnesota versus University of Michigan game on October 10, 2003. She issued a public apology and admitted to having lost her composure and said she was embarrassed over the incident. She has been a correspondent for SportsCenter and Outside the Lines.

Michele Tafoya KQRS

She joined the KQ Morning Show on KQRS-FM as co-host with KQ radio personality Tom Barnard on September 8, 2016. Michelle left the station in March 2020, after the KQ show was recast and as a result, she would have been taking a smaller role and was replaced by Brian Zepp, who had previously been fired by the rock station from the evening drive time slot along with Terri Traen in 2017.

Michele Tafoya Podcast | Sideline Sanity

She credits herself as the most sanest people on Earth. Therefore, she shares her dose of serious sanity through the self-titled podcast: Michele Tafoya Podcast produced by Salem Podcast Network. as of November 16, 2023, the podcast had 306 episodes.

Michele Tafoya Politics | Political Views

She has publicly described herself as “pro-choice conservative with libertarian leanings”. Since her departure from NBC, Michele has rebranded herself as a political advisor and has made television appearances on talk shows to discuss the state of American culture and Politics.

Michele Tafoya Fox News | Fox

She appeared on Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Show on February 16, 2022, to explain why she departed from NBC to dive into politics. However, during her three decade career as a NFL sideline reporter, Michele never worked for Fox News.

Michele Tafoya Nationality

Michele is an American National. She is a native of Manhattan Beach, California, in the United States.

Michele Tafoya Salary

She was an NFL reporter at NBC sports and therefore, she earned a decent salary. Michele’s salary was¬†$150,465 per year.

Michele Tafoya Net Worth

She has worked as a sports journalist for more than three decades. Therefore, there is now doubt whatsoever that Michele has cumulated a decent fortune over the years. Michele’s net worth is $2.5 million.

What Is Michele Tafoya Doing Now

She is currently working as a political advisor and podcast host of the Michele Tafoya Podcast.

How Old Is Michele Tafoya

She was born on December 7, 1964, in Manhattan Beach, California, the United States. She is 59 years old.

Who Is Michele Tafoya Son

Michele’s son is Tyler born in 2005 following several miscarriages and IVF procedures.

Is Michele Tafoya Married

Yes. She is happily married to her lovely Mark Vandershall, an American financial advisor.

How Tall Is Michele Tafoya

She is a woman of average stature. Michele stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in ( approx. 1.75m ).

Michele’s Social Media Handles

Twitter: @Michele_Tafoya

Instagram: realmicheletafoya