Heather Cox Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17.Nov.2017
Facts of Heather Cox
Date of Birth: 1970 , June-3
Age:47 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
NameHeather Cox
Birth NameHeather Schoeny
MotherAlyson Schoeny
Birth Place/CityJonesville, North Carolina
Working ForESPN
Married toBill Cox
Online PresenceTwitter,wiki
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Heather Cox, an American sportscaster, is working for NBC. She is a sports reporter for the network. Cox is a former college Volleyball player of the University of the Pacific. She previously worked for various sports channel such as ESPN. 

Early Life and Education

Cox was born on June 3, 1970, in Jonesville, North Carolina, USA. Her maiden name is Heather Schoeny and she has alluded her viewers to the beauty and intellect she possesses. Her mother name is Alyson Schoeny.

Heather was enrolled at the University of Pacific and was a veteran volleyball player at her college days. Her expertise in volleyball led to her obtaining a scholarship in 1988.

She captained the University of the Pacific (Division 1) Women’s Volleyball Team and led the team into the top five positions nationally from 1988 to 1991.

Her team reached the finals and became the runner-up of the National Championship in 1990 and she graduated from the university with a degree of major in mass communication in 1992. Cox was also a member of the United States National Volleyball team for eight years from 1987 to 1995.


She participated and competed in the United States Olympic Festival in 1990 and played professional volleyball by captaining the Sacramento Stars in the National Volleyball Association.

Her accolade in the sports field includes the 2004 USA Volleyball E. Douglas Boyden Media Recognition Award. This keen interest in sports which was inherent in her since a small age led her to the field she is in today.

Heather’s professional started with the ABC Sports in 1995. She has since then been covering the NBA for ABC, college football for ABC, NCAA basketball for ABC etc.

Heather has also been responsible for the coverage of sports events of the ESPN as a sideline reporter. Her credits include the coverage of NBA for ESPN, college football for ESPN etc.

Heather has also covered various events as a sports analyst for the ESPN for the men’s and women’s NCAA Volleyball Championships and Basketball Championships.

Heather Cox has worked also for CBS sports covering and analyzing the Men’s NCAA Basketball tournament, motocross, and auto racing as well as the women’s basketball. She started reporting the NBA playoffs from 2002 and reported and analyzed the 1998 and 2001 Goodwill Games for the channel Turner Sports.

Her other endeavors’ include reporting and serving as an analyst for the Oxygen Media Network’s coverage of WNBA, and Olympic qualifying volleyball. She replaced Erin Andrews on ABC’s Saturday Night College Football Game of the Week.

This hot beauty has also worked as a columnist for a Pac-10 conference on 2000 by writing a weekly national volleyball column. She served as a reporter on Running with the Pac magazine show from 1999 to 2000 and began broadcasting as a basketball analyst and reporter for Fox Sports Net in 1993.

She returned to the NBC Sports for her tenure as a beach volleyball reporter for the Olympics after leaving it as an ex-reporter on AVP pro beach volleyball coverage by the NBC. She worked for ESPN for last 22 year and returned to NBC Sports as a full-time NFL reporter. 

In 2016, She covered Rio Olympics for NBC Sports. Currently, she covers Thursday Night Fosidelinede line reporter for NBC Sports. 

Personal Life

Cox is married with two children. She changed her surname after marrying husband Bill Cox. She seems to be very secretive about her personal life and not much is known about her present residence and marital issues.

Her biography, however, can be read on various websites including the wiki and her pictures are viral on the web. Her name is sometimes mistaken with the name of author Heather Cox Richardson.

Net Worth and Body Measurements

According to a source, Cox’s current net worth is $10 million. However, the figure is tentative and there is no official confirmation about her net worth. Some sources claimed that sideline reporter earns an annual average salary of $100K in the US. So, we can assume that her salary is somewhere in the above range. 

Heather can also be followed on social networking sites like twitter and facebook. Her fans and viewers adore her lovely commentary and intellectual insights on every game as an analyst and she is sure to be in the game for several more years to come.

Heather’s charming on-screen presence and flawless beauty have attracted many viewers from all over the world. Though her height, weight and body measurements are not listed anywhere she is 6 feet 1 inch tall.