Suzy Kolber is an American sportscaster, sports news reporter, co-producer, and media personality. Currently, she is associated with ESPN and has been a regular co-host for ESPN’s show Monday Night Countdown since 2015.
Beforehand, she was also affiliated for sports reporting/hosting with news networks like CBS Sports and Fox Sports.
Bio: Age, Education
Daughter of Gene Kolber and Sandra Kolber, Suzy Kolber, was born on 14 May 1964 in Pennsylvania, United States. She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 meters). Her birth sign is Taurus.
In Dresher of Pennsylvania, Suzy attended Sandy Run Middle School. Later, she joined the Upper Dublin High School in Pennsylvania and graduated in 1982. After that, she studied B.A. in Telecommunications at Miami University and finished his graduation in 1986.
Suzy Kolber’s Married Status, Husband
Suzy Kolber is a married woman. She has been married to Eric Brady since 2008. Together, the couple is parents of a daughter named Kellyn Brady, who was born in the year of their wedding.
Suzy Kolber with her husband, Eric Brady (Photo: hitberry.com)
Suzy and her husband, Eric, initially met around 2005-2006 and started dating.
Suzy Kolber was linked in an incident that gathered the attention of the whole nation. On 20 December 2003, retired Jets quarterback Joe Namath stated during an interview with Suzy that he would like to kiss her and did not care about the fact that his team was struggling.
Later, his comment and behavior towards her were hugely criticized, which compelled him to apologize for his behavior publically. While apologizing, he explained that his alcoholism had caused him to behave like that.
Awards / Achievements
In 1988, Suzy Kolber received a local Sports Emmy during her employment as a producer of the 5:30 p.m. ET sportscast at WTVJ-TV in Miami.
She was also the recipient of 2006’s Maxwell Club Sports Broadcaster of the Year Award. Likewise, she was honored by Hair Fan who inducted her into their Hall of Fame in 2016.
Quick Facts About Suzy Kolber
- Suzy Kolber joined ESPN’s show Monday Night Countdown as a replacement for the then-ailing Stuart Scott in 2014. A year later, she permanently substituted Scott as an on-site host.
- She is recognized as one of the original ESPN2 anchors, debuting in 1993—the same year when ESPN2 was founded.
- She has worked as a sports director at Dynamic Cable in Coral Gables, Florida, for two years, from 1984 to 1986.
- Suzy won a spot on the little league football team when she was 10 years old. However, due to strong opposition from other adults, as well as her own parents, she quit.