Who is Kirk Herbstreit? Age, Family, Salary, Height, Meet his Wife, Net Worth

Kirk Herbstreit is an American analyst for ESPN’s College GameDay, a television program covering college football, and a presenter of color commentary on college football games on ESPN and ABC, and on Thursday Night NFL games on Prime Video. For his TV work, Herbstreit has earned five Sports Emmy Awards in various categories.

Kirk Herbstreit Age, Family, Early Life

Kirk Herbstreit was born on August 19, 1969 (age 53) in Centerville, Ohio. He holds an American nationality and he belongs to white ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Leo.

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Herbstreit has prohibited the media from knowing specifics about his family, therefore there are no details available.

Kirk Herbstreit Wife, What about his Children?

kirk Herbstreit met his wife Alison at Ohio State, where she was a cheerleader. They got married in 1998 and have four sons. The Herbstreit moved from Ohio to Nashville in 2011, but now split their time between there and Cincinnati where their youngest son, Chase, plays quarterback for St. Xavier High School.

His twin boys, Jake and Tye, were athletes at Montgomery Bell Academy. Tye now plays football as a walk-on at Clemson University. Jake walked on at Clemson before transferring to Ohio State University to pursue academic studies instead. Herbstreit has another kid, Zak who joined the Ohio State football team as a preferred walk-on in 2021, as a tight end.

Kirk Herbstreit Career, What is his profession?

As a quarterback for the Elks, he was the Ohio Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior. He also was a standout basketball and baseball player. Herbstreit was the first player to commit to the Ohio State Buckeyes after the hiring of John Cooper as head coach in 1988. Herbstreit was a four-year letter winner as a quarterback at Ohio State University from 1989 to 1993. After waiting his turn as a Buckeye starter behind Greg Frey and Kent Graham, Herbstreit ultimately led the team as a senior in 1992. That year, he was a co-captain (together with linebacker Steve Tovar) and was elected team MVP.

Herbstreit passed for 1,904 yards that season, including four 200-plus yard games, before losing to the Georgia Bulldogs in the Florida Citrus Bowl. Herbstreit set the Ohio State record for pass completions (28) in the rivalry game against Michigan, throwing for 271 yards in a 13–13 tie in 1992. The record held until 2006, when it was broken by Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith.

Herbstreit joined ESPN in 1996 and has since secured duties as a lead commentator on College GameDay with host Rece Davis, Desmond Howard, David Pollack, and Lee Corso. He works as the analyst for ABC’s Saturday college football primetime games alongside former GameDay host and longtime colleague Chris Fowler.

1997 Sports Emmy Award

Herbstreit was nominated for a 1997 Sports Emmy Award as television’s finest studio commentator and penned a weekly in-season piece, “Inside The Game With Kirk Herbstreit,” for The Sporting News. A frequent contributor to ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine, Herbstreit has worked as a color commentator for ESPN’s Thursday Night college football games.

In 2020, Herbstreit introduced the first game of the Monday Night Football Kickoff Week doubleheader alongside Chris Fowler. A week later, Herbstreit and Rece Davis conducted a special Monday Night Football MegaCast on ESPN2 for the Saints-Raiders game – the first ever NFL game to be played in Las Vegas, on the night in which Monday Night Football celebrates its 50th anniversary. In 2022, Fowler and Herbstreit again called the first game of an MNF doubleheader, this time during the final week of the 2021 season.

On March 23, 2022, Herbstreit was confirmed as the new color commentator for Thursday Night Football on Prime Video, joining NFL play-by-play announcer Al Michaels. That same day, Herbstreit agreed to an extension of his contract with ESPN to allow him to continue on GameDay, Saturday Night Football, and the NFL Draft, to go along with his new NFL duties for Amazon.

How much is Kirk Herbstreit Net Worth?

Kirk Herbstreit has not made his financial information public. Therefore, determining his net worth is difficult.

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Which school and college did he go to?

kirk Herbstreit graduated from Centerville High School in Centerville, Ohio, a suburb of Dayton.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

Kirk Herbstreit is active on Instagram and Twitter. He has 154K+ followers on Instagram and 1.6M+ followers on Twitter.

Physical Appearance of Kirk Herbstreit’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye colorBluish
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Kirk Herbstreit’s should be knows

Zodiac signLeo
Relationship StatusMarried

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