Nicole Auerbach Husband, Age, Red Auerbach, and The Athletic

Nicole Auerbach Wiki

Nicole Auerbach is an American journalist working as a Senior writer at The Athletic. She covers college football for The Athletic. Nicole appears on CNN, The TODAY Show, CBS This Morning and MSNBC to discuss major stories in college sports occasionally. She also appears weekly during college football season as a studio analyst at Big Ten Network. Additionally, Nicole also worked for USA TODAY Sports Media Group.

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Nicole Auerbach’s Facts

Birthday:   June 19
Birthplace:   New Jersey, USA
Age:   34 years 
Birth Sign:   Gemini
Height:   5 ft 5 in or 1.65m


Nicole Auerbach was born on June 19, 1989, in New Jersey, United States to her loving parents. She has not shared the names of her parents but has shared a photo of them on her Instagram account. When growing up, Nicole enjoyed playing softball, tennis, and basketball and watched countless sports with her father. When she was in middle school, she could only ask for a Peyton Manning jersey for Christmas. Her love for journalism began as a student at Michigan University.

Nicole Auerbach Husband

Nicole is not married yet. However, she got engaged to her handsome fiance Jeff Kemp on January 23, 2024. Jeff plays golf.  On May 17, 2024, Nicole shared a photo on her Instagram stating, ” Can’t wait to marry this guy exactly one year from now.” She also has a dog who is known as Red which she adopted in 2015.

Nicole Auerbach Dad

She grew up watching countless sports with her father. However, some people state that she is related to Red Auerbach which is not the case. Nicole has shared little information regarding her father.


Nicole attained her high school diploma from Princeton Day School graduating in 2007. She then enrolled at the University of Michigan where she pursued a bachelor’s degree in Public Policy in 2011. As a Michigan freshman, her journalism passion ignited. Before, she always loved sports and reading about sports but did not for a second think that it was something that she could pursue until a friend encouraged her to try it. Nicole honed her skills as she interned at USA Today where she reported and wrote two enterprise stories for their weekly Football Saturday magazine publication.

Nicole Auerbach Red Auerbach

Nicole is not related to Red Auerbach despite sharing the same last name and passion for basketball. Red was a former professional basketball coach and executive who also served as NBA head coach. He was famous for being the head coach of the NBA’s team Boston Celtics from 1950 to 1956. Red also worked as head coach of the Washington Capitols and Tri-Cities Blackhawks. Sadly, he passed away at the age of 89 on October 28, 2008.

Nicole Auerbach Big Ten Network

Nicole joined the Big Ten Network (BTN) in August 2014 as a Studio Analyst. She still works at the station as she appears weekly during the college football season on the B1G Show, the network’s daily show that analyzes news and storylines within and beyond the Big Ten Conference.

Nicole Auerbach The Athletic

She joined the Athletic in August 2017, where she has worked as a senior writer. Nicole focuses on national college football coverage and also does news breaking and writes enterprise and feature stories. Additionally, she appears occasionally on CNN, The TODAY Show, CBS This Morning, and MSNBC where she gets to discuss college sports. Moreover, Nicole hosts a show on SiriusXM and is a Studio Analyst for Big Ten Network.

She spent six years as a National College Sports Reporter at the USA TODAY Sports Media Group. During her tenure, Nicole wrote cover stories and features on college basketball’s most interesting characters. Also, she handled daily news updates by writing quick, informative stories for the web. Nicole was able to travel extensively to report and write on over 341 college basketball teams.

She sharpened her journalism skills by working as a sports intern at The Trentonian, Cape Cod Times, USA TODAY, and The Boston Globe. In addition, Nicole worked as a Stringer at Detroit Free Press and Assistant Manager at Spirit of Sports.


She earns her salary by working as a senior writer at The Athletic and making several appearances on media like CNN, The TODAY Show, CBS This Morning, and MSNBC. Her salary is $500,000 per annum.

Net Worth

She has worked as a journalist for over 10 years and through her hard work, Nicole has earned a decent fortune. Her net worth is $3 Million.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Nicole Auerbach Related To Red Auerbach?

Nicole is not related to Red Auerbach despite having the same surname and love for basketball.

Is Nicole Auerbach Married?

Nicole is yet to be married to her fiance Jeff Kemp as they got engaged on January 23, 2024.

How Old Is Nicole Auerbach?

Nicole is 33 years old born on June 19, 1989, in New Jersey, in the United States.

Social Media Account

Twitter – @NicoleAuerbach

Instagram – nicole_auerbach