Charissa Thompson is a famous American TV host and a sportscaster like Chris Berman who has worked with FOX, Sports 1 and NBC. Throughout the years this well-known journalist has also been working for ESPN, Versus, and the Big Ten Network. While working for the SportsNation, she was the co-host with Marcellus Wiley. Later she managed Fox Sports Live on the network ‘Fox Sports 1’.
Charissa has had an amazing career with outstanding achievements for her work as a sportscaster. She is a beautiful lady and is full of sex appeal. Her career which has spanned over a decade has earned her a huge fan following. Let us now explore the life of this beautiful and talented sportscaster.
Charissa Thompson: Early Life, and Education
Charissa was born on the 4th of May, 1982, in Seattle, Washington. Thompson holds an American nationality and is ethnically white. She is one of the finest Seattle has produced. Thompson also has a brother, Tyson, who is a famous baseball player in Washington.
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For her education, Charissa went to Inglemoor High School in Kenmore. After graduating, she went on to join the Washington State University and later moved to California to join the University of California. There she got herself a Bachelors degree in Law and Society.
During her college days, she was in severe need of money and worked as a nanny, sales associate, waitress at ‘The Cheesecake Factory’ and also the barista at Starbucks in LA before finally finding her place in the world of sports.
Charissa Thompson: Career
In 2006, Charissa started pursuing a career in the field of broadcast. She made several appearances on baseball games at FNS’s The Baseball Report. She was also seen at the 2007 MLB All-Star Game Red Carpet Parade. It was the start of what was going to be an illustrious career for her.
During those years, she was providing news for college sports; but she had already started appearing on Big Ten Network’s football show Friday Night Tailgate. Later in 2009, she appeared as the host for the show ‘Toughest Cowboys’ and next came to her reporting duty for the NFL Networks. It was there when she finally hit the jackpot; Charissa was traveling to events like the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games, 2010 Fifa World Cup, etc.
Later in the same year, she started covering news for the NHL All-Star Game and ESPN was closely watching her. In 2011, she signed with the ESPN Network and was the co-host for the show ‘Numbers Never Lie’. She only worked with ESPN for 2 years before returning back to Fox. As of 2018, Thompson is working as one of the hosts for ‘Fox Sports Live’.
Charissa Thompson: Personal Life
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As of 2018, Charissa lives in Venice in California. She is a beautiful talent who is loved by many. At 32 she still has that sex appeal and remains a fantasy princess of her male fans. Charissa was once married and now thinks of it as the biggest mistake of her life. According to Thompson, her married life was a disaster and she had to divorce her husband.
She after having divorced her first husband, was in a relationship with Jay Williams, a former basketball player. They first met each other in 2013 and were together for only a year. After the failure of her last two relationships, Charissa has been focusing more on her career.
Charissa Thompson: Net Worth
According to some reliable sources, Thompson’s net worth is around $3 million as of 2018. She makes an annual salary of $500,000 and is one of the highest paid sportscasters for FOX. Currently she lives in a beautiful and luxurious apartment in California. She is also fond of dogs and owns a German Shephard named Daisy and a Husky.