Erik Kuselias Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 15 Nov, 2018
Facts of Erik Kuselias
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Erik Kuselias
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Hamden, Connecticut
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Television and radio journalist
Working For NBC Sports Network
Net Worth $ 6.5 Million
Eye Color Brown Dark
Hair Color Brown Dark
Face Color White
Weight in KG 65 kg
Married Yes
Married to Holly Sonders
Education University of Michigan Law School, Brown University, Columbia University
Awards Not Yet
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia
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Erik Kuselias is a famous television and radio host. He is currently working for the NBC Sports as a co-host of the program called Pro Football Talk. He is also hosting the NBC Sports Radio show. He has worked on several sports channel including ESPN and NBC.

Kuselias previously hosted the 'Morning Drive' on Golf Channel, The SportsBash on ESPN Radio and NASCAR Now on ESPN2.

Erik Kuselias' Early Life And Education

Erik Kuselias was born and raised in Hamden, Connecticut where he had played baseball during his junior age and been an all-state baseball player. He played the all-state baseball with the Major League Baseball stars Brad Ausmus, Mo Vaughn, and Jeff Bagwell.

Erik Kuselias has a brother named Christopher J. Kuselias who is also a television host who initially worked with Erik in ESPN.

He earned his undergraduate degree from Brown University. He also attended the University of Michigan Law School and Columbia University where he was enrolled to a Ph. D program in 1998. He is also a member of Mensa International which works for the people with high IQs.

Erik Kuselias' Career

Before he started working at the NBC network, he worked in the Golf Channel’s Morning Drive, NASCAR Now on ESPN2, The SportsBash on ESPN Radio and NFL on ESPN Radio on Sundays during NFL season.

Erik Kuselias began his career in  ESPN as a co-host in The Sports Brothers along with his brother Chris. But his brother left the show in early 2005 to pursue other opportunities and the show was named The Sports Bash. Erik hosted the show for two more years and left it in January 2007.

CAPTION: Television and radio host Erik Kuselias SOURCE: Sports Talk Florida

After his departure from the ESPN show SportsBash, Erik Kuselias debuted the NASCAR show on February 5, 2007, at ESPN2. Later in 2008 NASCAR season, he was replaced by Nicole Manske.

In 2009, February 8, Kuselias announced that he would return the ESPN network with the radio program The Erik Kuselias Show. The program debuted on ESPN Radio on Saturday, 17 February 2009. 

Later, he appeared on the radio shows like Mike and Mike in the Morning. He worked in the show as a frequent substitute host to the original hosts, Mike Greenberg or Mike Golic.

Erik was also a host of the Emmy Award-winning web-based show Fantasy Football Now. He joined the Golf Channel as a co-host for the show Morning Drive on 3rd January 2011, but in May 2012, he left the show and moved to NBC Sports. There were rumors that he was fired from the channel but it was later falsified by the host.

As of June 2018, Erik is a host of a morning drive Sports Radio show for Genesis Communications in Florida. He also hosts a syndicated News Talk Radio Show on AM 820 News in Tampa, Florida and AM 1060 News in Melbourne-Cocoa Beach, Florida.

Erik Kuselias' Salary And Net Worth

Erik Kuselias' net worth is $6.5 million at present. He has worked as a television and radio journalist for several. He has earned a huge amount of salary working at NBC Sports Network, as the journalist working there are paid $56,817 per year.

He worked for different programs under ESPN network including SportsBash, NASCAR Now, ESPN Radio, and ESPN.com. He also hosted the Emmy-Award Winning web-based show Fantasy Football Now. He co-hosted Morning Drive on Golf Channel and was a studio host during CNBC's coverage if the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

He used to co-host Pro Football Talk on the NBC Sports Network with Mike Florio and a host on NBC Sports Radio.

Erik Kuselias' Personal Life, Marriage, And Divorce

Standing a very good height, with sexy body features and attitude, he is a talented person in the media. He was married to Holly Sonders, however, the couple is separated for over a year. His ex-wife Sonders is a widely recognized journalist in Golf Channel.

She had left the channel joining at Fox Sports as a golf reporter and sideline reporter on NFL games. Erik has made his reputation as “the biggest douche bag” in the ESPN but when it comes to his sexual behavior, he is not good at it.

CAPTION: NBC sports show host Erik Kuselias with his ex-wife Holly Sonders SOURCE: Golf News Net

There are several scandals of him involved in the sexual harassment of the co-workers. When he had become too friendly with a female ESPN employee at Monday Night Football party, he had blurted out to her saying “I would like to f**k you.” 

The lovebirds, Erik Kuselias and Holly Sonders, who became engaged in 2012 married in a secret ceremony after a few years of the affair.

Erik Kuselias was found by his wife, Holly Sonders cheating on her. Holly being very suspicious towards his attitude and behavior had hired a private investigator and found out he was having affair with ESPN personality, Stephania Bell.

In 2017, the rumor of their divorce started swirling in the web. The rumor was unaddressed for months, but in August 2017, Sonders opened about her split with her husband. She posted a beautiful photo of her on Instagram and Twitter which was re-tweeted by one of her admirers, mentioning her husband, Erik Kuselias.

 

 

Then, Sonders retweeted saying "I filed for divorce over a year ago....we have not been together in a very long time. Thanks."

 

 

 

She revealed she filed for divorce from her husband, but there is yet no confirmation whether the couple is officially divorced or not.

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