Wendi Nix Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21.Feb.2018
Facts of Wendi Nix
Date of Birth: 1974 , September-18
Age:43 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
NameWendi Nix
Birth Place/CityMurrells Inlet, South Carolina, United States
ProfessionAnchor, Reporter
Working ForESPN
Eye ColorBrown blue
Body Measurements30-24-35
Breast Size30
Waist size24
Hip Size35
Married toBen Cherington
DivorceBen Cherington (divorced)
EducationWofford College University of Massachusetts Amherst
Online PresenceYes in Wiki, Twitter
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Wendi Nix is an American anchor/reporter. She works for ESPN. She covers NFL and College Football games from the New England area. She joined ESPN in August 2006 as a sports anchor and reporter. 

Wendi Nix made history in 2009 becoming the first woman to host for the Walter Camp Football Foundation All-American Awards dinner. Prior to joining ESPN, she worked for WHDH in Boston, Fox Sports Net, and NESN. 

Early Life and Education

Wendi Nix was born on 17th September 1974 in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Wendi is American and of White-American ethnicity. Her father was a Football coach at school and college level.

Nix studied Socastee High School in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She graduated from the high school in 1992. 

In 1996, Nix received BA in French and Economics from the Wofford College in Spartanburg.

In 1997, Nix earned her master degree in sports management from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. 


Wendi Nix started her career with ESPN as a reporter and host in 2006 covering college pro football and golf. She hosts College Football Live and NFL Live. She also regularly contributes Sunday NFL Countdown, College GameDay, and Sports Center.

Before working for ESPN, she served as a weekend sports anchor at WHDH in Boston from 2003 to 2006 and even before that she reported for Fox Sports Net, NESN, and WPDE in South Carolina.

She is still the occasional guest analyst on WHDH’S weekend show “Sports Extra”. Nix is the host of ESPN2’S pre-halftime and post-game parts on college Football Saturdays since 2010.

Net Worth and Body Measurements

Wendi Nix's net worth can be close to million, as she has not disclosed the real figure. Her annual salary is near to $85K, as per some online sources. 

Wendi stands 1.78 meters tall, 39 years old and has a gorgeous body. 

Wendi Nix has her career strongly building as a sports reporter. She is almost in her mid-forties and yet considered to be one of the stunning and talented sports anchors. 

Personal Life

Wendi Nix is married and has children. She has mentioned about her married life on her Twitter but has not revealed her husband's name and the marriage details. 

Nix was married to Ben Cherington, General Manager of Boston Red Sox. The couple divorced after few years of relationship.

In 2010, Nix revealed her divorce with Ben Cherington in an interview with Myrtle BeachTribune. 

However, Nix did not reveal how many years they lived together in their marriage. She also has two daughters with her former husband. Currently, she is raising her two daughters. 

Nix usually shares her children's pictures via her Twitter. The family of three currently resides in South Carolina. Wendi Nix also loves adventure works like traveling, hiking and other forms of adventure works.