Erin Andrews

Sportscaster
One of the most popular sports reporters, particularly among men, Erin Andrews made a rapid climb from regional sports coverage to become one of ESPN's top sideline analysts. Born on May 4, 1978 in Lewiston, ME, Andrews ... Read more »
Born: 05/04/1978 in Lewiston, Maine, USA

Filmography

Actor (10)

CMT Music Awards 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Host

Dancing With the Stars 2009 - 2010, 2013 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Host

Late Night with Seth Meyers 2015 (Tv Show)

Guest

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Teen Choice 2013 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Presenter

That's My Boy 2012 (Movie)

Randall Morgan's Receptionist (Actor)

The 2010 Scripps National Spelling Bee 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2009 Scripps National Spelling Bee 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2008 Scripps National Spelling Bee 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

One of the most popular sports reporters, particularly among men, Erin Andrews made a rapid climb from regional sports coverage to become one of ESPN's top sideline analysts. Born on May 4, 1978 in Lewiston, ME, Andrews was raised in Tampa, FL by her father, Steve, an Emmy Award-winning investigative journalist for WFLA-TV, and her mother, Paula. After graduating Bloomingdale High School, she earned her bachelor's degree in telecommunications from the University of Florida, where she was a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority and the Gator basketball dance team. She began her sportscasting career as a freelance reporter for Fox Sports Net Florida, where she worked from 2000-01. The following year, Andrews was a Tampa Bay Lightning reporter for the Sunshine Network in 2001-02. Joining Turner Sports in 2002, she covered the Atlanta Braves and Atlanta Thrashers as a studio host, and the Atlanta Hawks as a reporter while also covering college football for TBS.

Relationships

Steve Andrews

Father

Paula Andrews

Mother

EDUCATION

University of Florida

Gainesville , Florida 2000
Was a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority; was also a member of the Dazzlers, the Gator basketball dance team, from 1997-2000

Bloomingdale High School

Valrico , Florida

Milestones

2010

Joined the tenth season of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" as a celebrity contestant

2005

Began covering Major League Baseball for ESPN

2004

Joined ESPN as a reporter for the network's National Hockey League coverage and as sideline reporter for college football

2002

Worked as a studio host for Turner Sports

2001

Was a Tampa Bay Lightning reporter for the Sunshine Network

2000

Began her career with Fox Sports Florida South as a freelance reporter

Bonus Trivia

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In 2007 and 2008, Andrews was voted "America's Sexiest Sportscaster" by Playboy magazine.

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On July 8, 2009, Andrews was struck on the chin by a foul ball hit by Alex Cora of the New York Mets. She was rushed to the hospital, but she only suffered bruises.

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On July 16, 2009, a video posted on the site "NSFW POA" hinted that a naked blonde woman videotaped through a hotel peephole was a popular sports personality. The following day Andrews confirmed she was the woman in the video, and that the video was made without her knowledge or consent.On Sept. 11, 2009, Andrews appeared on the "The Oprah Winfrey Show" to talk about the situation. Andrews described the situation as a "nightmare" and stated that at the time she discovered the video, she believed that her career would end. On Oct. 2, 2009, the FBI announced the arrest of a Chicago, IL, area suspect. The suspect Michael David Barrett faces federal charges of interstate stalking for taking the videos, posting the videos online and trying to sell them to celebrity Web site TMZ.com. Barrett plead guilty to stalking Andrews was sentenced to two and a half years in federal prison in 2010.Andrews filed a $10 million lawsuit in December 2011, asking for $6 million from the West End Marriott (plus costs and interests) and another $4 million from Barrett.

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