Josh Elliott Biography
- Age: 46 years old
- Birth Nation: United States of America
- Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
- Name: Josh Elliott
- Nationality: American
- Birth Place/City: Los Angeles
- Profession: Sportscaster, News anchor
- Working For: ABC
- Net Worth: $ 1.5 million
- Married: yes
- Children: Sarina Elliot
- Divorce: Priya Narang
- Online Presence: Facebook,Twitter,Wiki 10
Josh Elliott is a well known name in the arena of journalism. Josh Elliott who is a sportscaster and a news anchor formerly worked for ABC’s hit show Good Morning America. Josh Elliot has also appeared on ESPNEWS programming. Recently in 2014 the 43 year old, journalist announced that he will be hosting NBC Sports which will cover Olympics and Sunday Night Football. Elliott has had an eminent past and is still eager to see what will come next in his career as a journalist. For his exceptional work for writing and contributing to Angles on MSG Network, Josh Elliot received a local Emmy Award in New York City in 2005.
Born on July 6 1971 in Los Angeles, Josh Elliot had a troubled childhood. Josh was put up for adoption and the parents who adopted him later got divorced and at the time surprisingly his father claimed to be a gay, his father later died when he was 15. Josh attended the Loyola High School of Los Angeles after which he majored in English Literature at the University of California at Santa Barbara. Josh also started working for the university paper called The Daily Nexus. Josh was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Josh graduated from Colombia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where he received his master’s degree. Right from the moment Josh knew that he wanted to lay his hands on something big, and what better way to start the journey than working for Sports Illustrated. Josh worked for Sports Illustrated for six long years where he covered major sports events. Josh instigated working in television as a producer for Galaxy Productions. Josh later moved to 20th Century Fox. Josh primarily worked there in comedy development and later worked in physical production.
Josh Elliott’s first ever notable career was when he worked for ESPN. In 2004, Josh joined ESPN as a panelist for the show Around the Horn and Jim Rome Is Burning. Josh also served as a guest co-host for Cold Pizza on ESPN2. Josh hosted the ESPN Classic, Classic Now which aired from June 2005 to March 2006.Josh was also seen as a co-anchor (with fellow anchor Hannah Storm) on ESPNEWS where he reported for Sports Center. Josh contributed much for ESPN Magazine and the website ESPN.com. In 2005 Josh Elliott won a local Emmy in New York City for writing and contributing to Angles on MSG Network. Josh also served as a co host for Super Bowl XL for Westwood One Sports in 2006. In May 2011 ,when anchor Juju Chang departed from ABC’s Good Morning America , Josh Elliott arrived to fill up the vacancy. Josh became a substitute anchor on the weekend edition of ABC World News, debuting on May 21 2011. From July 9 to September 7 2012, Josh Elliott began anchoring Good Afternoon America weekdays with anchor Lara Spencer with whom he was rumored to be romantically involved. Although josh was accused of creating disturbances among the cast and crew in 2012 ,the show Good Morning America was a huge hit among the viewers, thus Elliott started being recognized ever since.
Josh Elliot having a height of 1.91 meter is best in show biz but has a weird personality. There have been speculations about Josh being gay as well, although the sportscaster himself has not admitted this but the public feels that he might just have been influenced by his father while he was still young. Josh is reported to have rash relations with the cast and crew he works with and was suspected to leave GMA due to monetary issue. Josh Elliott is of Jewish religion although his biography also says that he is a catholic and is of white ethnicity; he is of course of American nationality. Josh certainly has a pile of controversy lying in his desk. Josh is said to have brawls with every women he has ever been associated with except Robin Roberts for whom he has colossal admiration. Josh Elliot formerly married Priya Narang from Westport, CT. The couple has a daughter, Sarina Elliot. After a few years the couple got divorced and the reason was very obvious- infidelity. Josh has admitted openly that he was a sex addict and was even caught having sex with ESPN interns after the honeymoon. At present, Josh Elliott is romantically associated with Liz Cho, an anchor at WABC-TV. These two have been seen going to various places together. Josh took Liz Cho along with him in Miami along with friend Sam Champion to celebrate his joining NBC Sports. The two were seen going to their hotel rooms together after a late night dinner. Josh is a huge supporter of LGBTI equality and is good friends with former GMA weather anchor Sam Champion. There have been rumors about Josh being an artist and good at photography which is fictitious and is wildly interpreted by the public because the specified characteristics are of a distinct individual with merely a similar name as Josh’s. All in all Josh is an accomplished journalist with a net worth of $ 1.5 million. On March 30 , 2014 the ABC News President Ben Sherwood stated that Josh Elliott had signed a contract with NBC Sports and that he would depart from ABC News and Good Morning America . Anchor Amy Robach will be satisfying the vacancy. In NBC Sports, Josh Elliott will be covering Olympics and Sunday Night Football.
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