Samantha Ponder is an American Sportscaster who currently hosts Sunday NFK Countdown on ESPN.
Samantha who is one of the most famous hot faces in the sportscasting industry has a net worth of $12.2 million.
Along with that, she also earns a massive salary of $4.9 million every year. Below you can find more on Samantha’s wiki, height, dating life, children and more.
Samantha Ponder Wiki, Age
Samantha Ponder was born on December 11, 1985, in Phoenix, Arizona in the United States, as per her wiki. Coming from a white ethnicity, she has a height of 5 feet and 7 inches and an incredibly sexy physique.
Samantha attended Central High School in Phoenix for education. After graduating from high school, she attended The King`s College in New York City.
However, Samantha transferred to Liberty University after Liberty's Sr. Sports Producer Bruce Carey offered her a job at the Liberty Flames sports television network as a sideline reporter.
Samantha Ponder Career
While Samantha was in New York City, she applied for a hostess job at ESPN Zone. There she met Ben Keeperman who was a college football researcher and manager with ABC Sports Radio. Knowing him led her to an internship at the network which in turn led her to a researcher-assistant job with ABC-TV on the college football studio show.
In 2009, Samantha left Liberty and started working for Fox College Sports and Fox Sports Net as a sideline reporter for Big 12 and Pac-10, college basketball and football games.
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ESPN's Longhorn Network announced on July 7, 2011, that it had hired Samantha as a sideline reporter. Samantha, along with Lowell Galindo and Kevin Dunn were the newly created network's first three talent retains. After accepting her position with the Longhorn Network, she shifted to Austin, Texas.
Samantha replaced host Erin Andrews on College GameDay on Saturdays at 10 AM ET on ESPN. She also co-hosted the Saturday 9 AM ET edition on ESPNU. Besides her duties on College Gameday, Samantha had been the regular sideline reporter for ESPN's Thursday Night College Football with Pollack, Jese Palmer and Rece Davis from August 2012 until 2014.
In 2016 Ponder was the host for the 2016 season of Battlebots too.
Samantha Ponder Married To Husband
Samantha is a married woman. She happily tied knots with her longtime boyfriend, Christian Ponder on December 17, 2012, in Hudson, Wisconsin at the age of 26.
Her husband Christian then played as a quarterback for Minnesota Vikings. He is a couple of years younger to Samantha.
Samantha Ponder's husband Christian Ponder wishes her a happy Valentines on 14 February 2019 (Photo: Christian Ponder's Instagram)
In 2014 the couple gave birth to a daughter named Bowden Sainte-Claire. She was named after Bobby Christian’s coach at Florida State. The couple also went onto welcome another baby boy True in June of 2017, and a girl, Price, in July of 2018.
As of now, the duo is living happily with no sign of divorce in their blissful marriage.