Rich Eisen Bio| Wiki
Rich Eisen (Richard Eisen) is an American television journalist at NFL Network. He is currently serving as a weekday news Sportscaster for NFL Total Access and NFL GameDay from 12 to 3 pm. Previously, Rich worked as a lead anchor of SportsCenter on ESPN. There, he was part of a duo with Stuart Scott and became well known for his humor. Also, hosted ESPN’s reality series such as Beg, Borrow and Deal. His memorable moment at ESPN includes breaking news of St Louis Slugger Mark McGwire’s retirement from baseball in 2001 on SportsCenter as well as an exclusive interview with McGwire elaborating on the decision.
Rich Eisen Age
Rich Eisen Height
He is a man of above-average stature. Rich is slightly tall and stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in (approx. 1.73 m).
Rich Eisen Family
He was born to his parents in Brooklyn, New York, United States. However, there is no available information about his parents or siblings. We will therefore update you once we collect detailed information.
Rich Eisen Wife
He is married to his beautiful wife Suzy Shuster, a former college football sideline reporter for ESPN on ABC. The pair tied the knot in 2003. They are blessed with 3 children, two sons, and a daughter. The family of five is currently residing in Coldwater Canyon in Beverly Hills, California.
Rich Eisen Education
He attended and graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor of arts degree in 1990. In addition, In 1994, Rich graduated with a master of science degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
Rich Eisen Show
He is currently serving as a weekday Sportscaster for NFL Network since his debut in November 2003. Rich was the host, until August 2011, of the show, NFL Total Access, the network flagship program. In 2010, he had signed a new long-term deal with NFL Network, to become the new host of NFL GameDay Morning, the first pregame show on the NFL Network. Additionally, Rich retained as a host of NFL Total Access, and NFL GameDay Highlights. Also, he was NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football pregame halftime and postgame shows and special on-location coverage from league events including Super Bowl, Pro Football Hall of Fame, Kickoff, NFL Scouting Combine, and NFL Draft.
Prior to joining NFL Network in June 2003, Rich served as an anchor for ESPN. There, he was part of a duo with Stuart Scott. In addition, his most notable achievement was breaking the news of St. Louis slugger Mark McGwire’s retirement from baseball on SportsCenter in 2001.
He began his career as a staff writer for the Staten Island Advance from 1990 to 1993. Rich later joined Chicago Tribune in 1993 and 1994. Moreover, he served as a sports anchor and reporter at KRCR-TV in Redding, California, from 1994 to 1996. Also, he worked in television as the Medill News Service’s Washington correspondent in 1994.
Rich Eisen Podcast
He expanded his résumé in 2010 at NFL Network with the debut of “The Rich Eisen Podcast, which is the first-ever podcast for NFL.com. The weekly podcast featured guests from the world of sports and entertainment news talking football and all the latest headlines. The podcast is also available on NFL.com and iTunes and has been downloaded more than 7 million times.
Rich Eisen 40 Times
He began running in 2005 which he usually does under six seconds. His personal best was in 2016 which was 5.94 seconds. Eisen runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine which has become a yearly tradition. Rich run this special 40-yard dash and raised over $1.7M for St. Jude Hospital. The hospital does great work for kids and their families. In the year 2020, he ran his annual 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine on Sunday for charity in 5.98 seconds. Unfortunately, this year, 2021, rich ran the 40 yards in 6.03 seconds which is a bit slower than his performance from the last year.
Rich Eisen Youtube|Radio Show
He took over the noontime slot on Fox Sports radio from Jay Mohr on November 3, 2014. Rich began a new sports talk TV/radio show, The Rich Eisen Show On October 6, 2014. Moreover, the show is broadcast live from DirecTV’s El Segundo, California Studios on Audience Network, and NFL Network. The show was picked up by Fox Fox Sports Radio and broadcast daily from noon-3 p.m. ET on November 3, 2014. The show’s broadcast moved from Audience to YouTube due to the impending shutdown of Audience in early March 2020. Fortunately, the streaming service for NBCSN and NBC’s, Peacock, would pick up the show several months later.
Rich Eisen Salary
He is working for NFL Network and therefore, there is no doubt he is earning a satisfactory salary. Rich earns an annual salary of $ 5 million.
Rich Eisen Net Worth
He is a veteran journalist who has been working for more than two decades. He has amassed a lot of wealth over the year through his successful career. Rich has a net worth of $ 20 Million.