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Date of Birth:
Age: 54 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Hannah Storm
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Profession Journalist
Net Worth $1.5 Million USD
Body Measurements 34-26-32 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size 34
Waist size 26 in
Hip Size 32 in
Neck Size 9.1
Shoe Size 9
Weight in KG 56 kg

The beautiful Hannah Storm is famous as the co-anchor of ESPN’s SportsCentralSunday morning. Hanna has worked most of her life as an American television sports journalist. She has worked in CNN, NBC Sports, CBS News: The Early Show, and ESPN/ABC. Hanna is an excellent sports broadcaster. She has also received the “celebrated Mom” award from Lifeworx Inc. for inspiring many other moms despite the challenges she faced. She is currently working with ESPN .

Hannah Lynn Storen was born on 13th June 1962 in Oak Park, Illinois. Hannah’s father Mike Storen is a sports executive and was the commissioner of the American Basketball Association, general manager of the league’s Indian Pacers, Kentucky Colonels and Memphis Sounds franchises, and president of the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA and her mother, Hannah G. Storen is a triumphant real estate agent in Texas. Storm joined Westminster Schools based in Atlanta and graduated in 1979. Then she joined University of norte Dame and graduated in 1983 and got degrees in political science and communication. Hanna started her journey of journalism when she was on air during her stint as a disc jockey for a hard rock radio station in Corpus Christi in 1980. Hanna worked for WNDU-TV when she was at Notre Dame. Then she went on to work in Corpus Christi at KNCN-FM. After working there for six months, Hannah got a job at rock station KSRR 97 Rock based in Houston. Hanna went on to host Houston Astro postgame shows on television. Hanna stayed in Houston Texas for four whole years. Then Hannah went to Charlotte, North Carolina and worked as a weekend sports anchor on WCNC TV 36 in 1988. Storm then went to work for CNN and became the first female host on CNN Sports Tonight from 1989 to 1992. Then she hosted the Major league Baseball Preview and the 1990 Goodwill Games for TBS. she left CNN on May 1992 and in the same month she was hired by NBC. While in NBC, Storm hosted Olympic Games, NBA and WNBA basketball, National Football League, Figure skating as well as Major League Baseball. When Storm hosted NBC Major League Baseball games from 1994 to 2000, Storm became the first woman in America to act as solo host of a particular network’s sports package. Storm began to host NBA and NBC from 1997. Till date Hanna has anchored NBC Sports coverage of Wimbledon, French open, World Figure Skating Championships, NBC SportsDesk, Notre Dame Football, Men and Women’s U.S. Open (golf).In 1997, Hannah became the first play-by-play announcer for the WNBA.  

Hannah moved to CBS News in October 2002 and began hosting The Early Show. While there, Hannah covered news like, Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, Super Bowl XLI and XXXVIII, the 2004 Democratic National Convention and U.S. Presidential election, the 2008 presidential election and 2005 London terrorist bombing. Till date she has interviewed foremost personalities like George W. Bush and the first lady, John McCain, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Tiger Woods, Jamie Foxx and Jennifer Aniston. For a total of 5 years, Hannah anchored CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade. Storm left CBS Early Show on 7th December 7 2007. She then went on to join ESPN on May 10 2008 and began anchoring SportsCenter weekdays from 9 am till noon and Sunday mornings during the NFL season. Hannah hosted the 2009 U.S. Open, 2010 U.S. Open and 2011 Wimbledon. Storm hosted ESPN Sports Saturday on 3rd April 2010. Hannah presented the pregame coverage for the 2010 NBA Finals and later became the anchor of the NBA Countdown pregame show for 2010-2011 seasons.

Hannah Storm is the author of 2 books, Go Girl, Notre Dame Inspirations. She is the founder of the Hannah Storm Foundation that raises awareness for debilitation and disfiguring vascular birthmarks and provides treatment for it. She has also founded Brainstormin’ Productions that creates educational and inspirational programs.  On December 11 2012 Hanna suffered some serious injuries due to a propane gas grill accident at home. Hannah suffered second degree burn to her chest and hands where as first degree burns to her neck and face due to which she lost half of her hair, her eyebrows and eyelashes. She was treated at Westchester Medical Center in New York. Soon after her recovery, Hannah began her work again in SportsCenter with a bandage in hand and some hair extension in the head. Hannah stands tall at the height of 5 feet 10 inches. Storm married sportscaster Dan Hicks on 8th January 1994. The couple has three daughters named Riley, Ellery and Hannah. The two live happily and have not yet been divorced. Storm’s net worth is a total of $1.5 million and it was reported that in 1996 she was offered the same as an annual salary to join NBC Sports. 

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