Coy Wire Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Feb, 2017
Facts of Coy Wire
Date of Birth: 1978 , November-7
Age: 42 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
Name Coy Wire
Birth Name Coy Wire
Nick Name “love”
Father Rick Wire
Mother Jane Wire
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Camp Hil
Ethnicity White
Profession Football player
Working For CNN Sports
Net Worth $ 10 million
Weight in KG 103 kg
Famous for NFL
Married Yes
Married to Claire Wire
Education Stanford University
View more / View Less Facts of Coy Wire

Early Life and Education

Coy Wire was born on 7th of November, 1978 in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, United States of America. He was born to his natural parents, Rick and Jane. His mother is a software analyst. Coy has a brother and a sister. He was named after the Japanese word for “love” by his mother. He is of Irish, Dutch, German, and Japanese descent.

Coy Wire attended Stanford University and graduated from there. Coy was the first player in modern school history to lead the team in rushing one year and tackles in another.

Career and path

Coy Wire was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the third round of the 2002 NFL Draft where his professional career started. Soon, he became a full-time special teams player. Coy was named Buffalo’s Special Teams Player of the Year twice and was voted a team captain in 2005.

 Moreover, Coy Wire was selected as the Bills’ Walter Payton Man of the Year. Unfortunately, Coy suffered a neck injury in 2008. The injury required surgery to insert a titanium plate and four screws into his neck. On 25th July 2008, Coy signed with the Atlanta Falcons. He was named a team captain there. Later in 2010, he was also selected as the franchise recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award by his teammates.

Coy Wire joined CNN Sports in 2015 as a full-time anchor and correspondent. Coy Wire anchors daily Bleacher Report segments and covers events. He serves as an expert contributor across all platforms. Coy Wire appears on CNN programs New Day, Early Start and CNN Newsroom, in addition to HLN programs Weekend Express with Lynn Smith and Morning Express with Robin Meade.

Besides this, Coy Wire contributes to CNN International’s World Sports program and to CNN Digital on a broad range of sports stories. Not only this, Coy Wire also wrote an inspirational book titled Change Your Mind. The book was published in 2012.

Marriage and personal life

Coy Wire is currently married to Claire Wire. His wife, Claire, owns a home design and renovation company. The couple has been living together in Atlanta, Georgia. They are living a happy married life and have no news about their divorce at present.

Coy Wire seems to be enjoying his married life a lot as he has shared many photos of having fun with his wife on his social sites. No information is available regarding his previous girlfriend or past relationships.

Net worth, Body Measurements, and Facts

Coy Wire stands tall and smart with the height of six feet. He has a charismatic personality that would attract anyone easily. He is a big built man and weighs around 100 kg.

Coy Wire's net worth is estimated to be $ 10 million accumulated from his hard work as a former player and a full-time anchor and correspondent. His salary must be high. He has thousands of fans and followers on Instagram and twitter.