Kirk Herbstreit Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 15 Sep, 2021
Facts of Kirk Herbstreit
Date of Birth: 1970 , June-14
Age: 51 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Kirk Herbstreit
Father Jim Herbstreit
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Centerville, Ohio
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Sport analyst
Working For ESPN
Net Worth $ 2 Million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown Light
Face Color White
Famous for Journalist
Married Yes
Married to Alison Butler (m. 1998)
Children Tye Herbstreit, Chase Herbstreit, Zak Herbstreit, Jake Herbstreit
Divorce Not Yet
Education Centerville High School, Ohio State University
Awards 2010 Won Emmy Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Analyst
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia
TV Show College GameDay (Football)
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American analyst, Kirk Herbstreit works for ESPN's College GameDay, a TV program covering college football and a provider of color commentary on college football games on ESPN and ABC. He appeared as a commentator in EA Sports' NCAA Football annually until the series was put on gap following NCAA Football 14.

He has been married to Alison Butler since 1998 and has four sons. He met his wife, Allison, at Ohio State, where she was a cheerleader.

Early Life And Education Of Kirk Herbstreit

Born on the 19th of August in 1969, Kirk Herbstreit is a well-known American analyst. He was born in Centerville, Ohio. He is the son of a sports player Jim Herbstreit. From his school days, he was somehow involved in sports activities.

He attended Centerville High School which is in Centerville, Ohio a suburb of Dayton. He was a Gatorade player of the year in Centerville. He was a favorite of all those days and very good at playing baseball and other games too.

In 1993, he graduated from Ohio State in Business Administration. During those days she was successful in becoming the first player to commit to the Ohio State Buckeyes. He gained this title after John Cooper became a head coach in 1988.

In Ohio University, he also was able to secure his name on the four-year letter winner as a quarterback. He was one of the active and energetic players in the university.

Kirk Herbstreit's Career

Kirk started his career with Chris Fowler, Desmond Howard, and Lee Corso. They worked together on ESPN College Gameday discussing the college football games and analyzing highlights and players.

He was successful in becoming one of the ABC Sports college football analysts. He also worked as a columnist as he has a great interest in writing a column. He is responsible for writing Inside the Game with Kirk Herbstreit in 1997.

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He has such experience in different areas. He once worked for an FM radio station. Alongside Keyshawn Johnson and Michael Wilbon, he can be seen as one of the panelists for the series called Who’s Now.

Currently, he is an analyst for ESPN’s college game day. This is a television program that reports on college football. In EA sport’s NCAA football he also acts as a commentator. Talking about his achievements he was able to win the nomination for a 1997 sports Emmy.

Kirk Herbstreit's Net Worth And Salary

Kirk Herbstreit's total net worth is $4 million at present. Such a talented and hardworking analyst has an annual salary of $2 million. Although he seems to have so much earning he still, loves to live a simple and balanced life.  

He was nominated alongside Howie Long, Cris Collinsworth, Terry Bradshaw, and Steve Lyons. This category of award was presented on the title of top studio analyst.

Kirk Herbstreit's Personal Life

Moving onto her personal life, he is a married man. His wife’s name is Allison Butler. Both of them got married in 1998. They are the perfect couple and their relationship is going very well. There is no such problem with divorce and other extramarital affairs.

They are happily married and have four sons. There is no news regarding his affairs and other girlfriends to date. But people always suspect that there are some problems with them. Once there were rumors that he was dating his colleagues but all of them proved to be fake as nothing has been confirmed by him or anyone.

Other detailed information about Kirk can be found on the wiki. He is active on Facebook and Twitter where his fans can follow him. Other information regarding his biography can be checked on other internet sites.

Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Age: Kirk Herbstreit is 49 years old as of 2019.
  • Birth Sign: Leo
  • Height: He stands tall with a height of about 6 feet and 4 inches(1.93cm).
  • Weight: His body weight is around 80kg.
  • Hair Color: He has a golden brown hair color.
  • Eyes Color: His eyes are blue in color.

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