ESPN Chris Fowler Wiki, Married, Wife, Divorce, Salary and Net Worth

Date: 29 Jun, 2017

ESPN Chris Fowler Wiki, Married, Wife, Divorce, Salary and Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1962-08-23
Nationality American
Profession Sports Presenter
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Jennifer Dempster (m. 2006)
Divorced/Engaged Not Yet
Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity White
Net Worth $7 Million Dollars
Social Media Twitter
Children/Kids Not Yet
Height 6 Feet 1 Inches (185 cm)
Education University of Colorado
Parents Knox Fowler (Father)

Fifty-four years old Chris Fowler is an American sports broadcaster who works for ESPN and is popular for his work on College GameDay. He was born on August 23, 1962, in Denver, Colorado in the United States. He hosted College GameDay between 1990 and 2014. Fowler has been the primary studio host for college football since 1989.

Fowler was raised in Rockford, Illinois and State College, Pennsylvania with his family. His father, Knox, was a theater professor there. His family relocated to Colorado Springs while he was a teenager. There he graduated from General William J. Palmer High School in 1980.

Fowler graduated from the University of Colorado in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He was the first recipient of the Alan Berg Memorial Journalism Scholarship which is awarded by the Denver Press Club.

While he was an undergraduate, Fowler who is a Denver-area native, served as a producer and co-host for a weekly magazine program from 1982 to 1985; aired over a cable television system in Boulder, Colorado. He also spent two years working as sports director at KAIR-AM which is the university's radio station. He covered high school sports for the Rocky Mountain News from 1982 to 1984.

Fowler replaced Brent Musburger as the play-by-play announcer for Saturday Night Football on ABC. He was also selected to announce College Football National Championship and College Football Playoff games.

Before joining ESPN, Fowler spent nearly two years at KCNC-TV in Denver. There he worked as a producer/writer, production assistant and as a sports reporter. He worked for several months at KMGH-TV in 1984 in the same city as an intern in the sports department.

In July 1986 Fowler joined ESPN channel as the host and reporter of Scholastic Sports America which was a stint which lasted two years.

Since 1990 he began hosting the College GameDay football road show and expanded to ESPN's other Saturday college football segments in 1991.

In February 2015, ESPN announced that Rece Davis would take over for Fowler as host of GameDay but Fowler would be continuing his play-by-play role on ABC`s Saturday Night Football and College Football Playoff. He also worked as host of the annual Heisman Trophy presentations.

Fowler was also the lead studio host of College basketball on ESPN until 2006. Fowler has also worked with ESPN's Summer X Games from the year 1995 to 2000 and also at the Winter X Games from 1998 to 2000. He is also the host of the classic show in ESPN called SportsCentury. 

Fowler is a married man. His wife is a former fitness model/instructor named Jennifer Dempster. She appeared on ESPN in the 1990s on the show called BodyShaping. The media does not have any detail about the couple`s children. He is living a happy life with his wife so there is no question of divorce. Also, there is no record of Fowler`s past girlfriends or relations. There is no question of him being a gay; he has a straight sexual orientation.

 Fowler has a net worth of $2 million and earns a yearly salary of $500 thousand. He has a tall height of 6 feet and 3 inches. His bio can be read from wiki pages and other media.