Matt Barrie Bio, Family, Career, Wife, Affairs, Net Worth, Measurements

Profession: Journalist
Date of birth: 1989
Age: 33
Net worth: 1 Million
Birth Place: Arizona
Height (m): 1.73
Religion: Christianity
Relationship Status: Married

Matt Barrie is an American sportscaster for ESPN’s SportsCenter since 2019 though he joined the network in March 2013. He is now the host of ESPN College Football Thursday Primetime’s pregame and halftime shows, alongside analysts Joey Galloway and Jesse Palmer. Prior to joining ESPN, he had worked for different networks including KSWO-TV, WJFW-TV, KXAS (NBC5), and WLTX-TV.

Furthermore, he has also worked as a radio and television sportscaster in Columbia, South Carolina. Barrie has won 11 Emmy awards and three Edward R. Murrow journalism honors during the course of his career. In addition, he came under the fire when he had criticized for calling distraction the death of LSU Tigers coach’s daughter-in-law in 2019 during the Peach Bowl semifinal. Wanna know more information on the sports reporter then keep on scrolling.

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Caption: The ESPN SportsCentre anchor, Matt Barrie.
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Matt Barrie: Bio, Family, Career

The sportscaster was born in the year 1989 in Scottsdale, Arizona, the United States of America. He has not provided information on his parents or siblings. However, he occasionally shares photos of his mother on his Instagram. He has a nationality of American and belongs to white caucasian ethnicity.

Regarding his education, he attended Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. From the university, he obtained had graduated with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism. Additionally, he was inducted into the school’s Alumni Hall of Fame in 2020.

Professional Career:

He began his journalism career in 2001 when he joined WJFW-TV in Wausau, Wisconsin till 2002 reporting on Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Badgers. From 2003 to 2005, he became sports host/reporter at KSWO-TV in Lawton, Oklahoma reporting Big 12 championship and BCS National Championship games in 2003 and 2004.

He then worked as a sports anchor for WLTX-TV from 2005 to 2008 in Columbia, South Carolina. For the network, he co-hosted the Matt and Tim show on the highest-rated radio show The Team. He had also anchored the network’s show including Friday-Monday sportscasts and the weekly Saturday Night Blitz covering live from the Independence Bowl in 2005 and Liberty Bowl in 2006.

In 2008, he joined KXAS (NBC5) as their anchor/reporter till 2013. During the time, he won several awards including five Lonestar Emmy Awards ( in the category of Sports Reporter and Sportscast, and the ‘Salute to Excellence’ NABJ Award). In 2013, he entered ESPN and began to co-host the noon ET weekday of SportsCenter along with Sage Steele. Following that, he became studio host for ESPN college football Saturdays in 2019 as well as announced occasional college football games.

Matt Barrie: Personal Life & Wife

Speaking of his personal life, he is a married man. It is unclear when did they exchanged vows or had their real wedding. But on 26 June 2021, he posted a set of pictures of the couple announcing their 11th years anniversary. Apart from this, he has not available on his past relationships or domestic violence.

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Caption: Matt Barrie and wife Ashley Barrie.
Source: Instagram 

Matt Barrie: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles

Talking about his earnings, he has been making a good income from his journalism industry spanning almost three decades. His main source of income comes from his sportscasting as well as reporting through which he has been able to accumulate a modest fortune for his lavish lifestyle. Therefore, he has an estimated net worth of around $1 Million.

He has a verified Instagram account @mattbarrieespn with more than 7.8k followers. On Twitter, he has a verified account @MattBarrie with 41.4k followers.

Matt Barrie: Body Measurements

The handsome reporter has a slim and athletic body build that has unknown body measurements of chest and waist. He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.73 meters and weighs 68 kg. Additionally, he has dark brown hair and black eyes color.

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