Combining comedy and sports alongside hosting TV shows without appearing like a psycho clown could probably feel like a bullfight but Katie Nolan sure knows how to fight through. This ability has made the American sports presenter to gain a spot among the well-placed stars of Hollywood.
But just in case you don’t really know her, Katie is famous for hosting Fox Sport 1 weekly series “Garbage Time with Katie Nolan” which won an Emmy Award in 2016. She was also a contributor to Crowd Goes Wild and has appeared as a panelist on the Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. Currently, she works for ESPN where she hosts a podcast titled “Sports? With Katie Nolan”. Here is more of what you might want to know about Katie Nolan including her life as a comedian, her boyfriend or husband, and family.
Katie Nolan: Bio
Nolan was born on January 28, 1987, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, to American parents. However, her family details have been blank to the media and the general public. Her nationality is American and she is of North American descent. The actress has a sister and an older brother Kelvin Nolan. She spent her childhood and most of her adult life in Boston.
She graduated from Framingham High School in Farmington, Massachusetts and also obtained a degree in Public Relations from Hofstra University.
Katie’s first job was bartending in the White House Tavern located in Boston. Challenged by her inability to find a suitable job for herself, the actress conceived an idea to establish her personal blog titled “Bitches Can’t Hang” which focuses on pop culture and news. Her content pulled a mass of fans and it wasn’t long before Yardbreaker, a part of Fox Sport noticed and hired her in 2011 for production and hosting of their YouTube series titled “Guyism Speed Round”. The series was a five minutes show that showcases the day’s sports news in a sarcastic and funny manner. During this time, she also was a correspondent for G4’s Attack of the Show and hosted as well.
In 2013, her creativity in writing jokes that lightened the show fetched her a bigger opportunity in Fox Sport 1 as a correspondent for “Crowd Goes Wild”, a sport and entertainment talk show hosted by Regis Philbin. As expected, she was sensational in engaging the audience. She additionally began hosting “No Filter” with Katie Nolan, a sport and pop culture comedy show on her YouTube Channel. In like manner, the show received countless viewers and gained fans worldwide.
Nolan’s popularity continued to rise as she notched the hosting of the weekly series titled “Garbage Time” with Katie Nolan. The premiere of the show was a great success, winning the Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Social TV Experience on May 10, 2016, thanks to Nolan’s manner of spicing sports facts with hilarious highlights that leaves the audience impressed.
Charlie Dixon, vice president of Fox Sport 1, expressed their deepest gratitude for the success they recorded with Nolan as their host and looked towards greater heights with her. But Nolan left Fox Sport when their promises weren’t forthcoming.
ESPN announced it has hired Katie Nolan to appear across multiple platforms in a variety of projects. Although the network did not go into specifics about Nolan’s role other than saying “she will have a prominent digital presence while making appearances across ESPN studio programming”, whatever that means, Nolan tackled the show with a fresh perspective, good sense of humour and diligence. Nolan’s fanatic love for sports is not only seen in her way of presenting but also her support for some teams. She is often seen cheering teams.
Apart from sports, Katie has been involved in other works. She was also cast in an episode of the Comedy Central Program “Drunk History”. Another example is collaborating with United Airlines in 2015 for a new web-based series of videos entitled “Big Mental Birds” that highlight different facets of United Airlines.
Husband Or Boyfriend, Family Life As A Comedian
Nolan’s love life has always been hidden from the media. She has been discreet about her private life and has not publicly addressed anyone as her boyfriend or husband. In this regard, one can’t say with certainty if she is married or has an intimate relationship. But she was rumoured to be dating American actor Kevin Connolly in 2012 as they flirted on twitter. However, it turned out to be a friendly flirt with no strings attached. Katie has also suggested through her 2015 statement in an interview that she was in a long distance relationship and they spoke just twice a week. The following year, she tweeted that her boyfriend was angry with her concerning 2014 World Cup at Zum Schneider restaurant in New York but didn’t say more about whether or not the unknown man broke up with her.
Well, whatever the case may be, the 5 feet 7 inches tall beauty who weighs 62kg with figure stats 39-26-37 inches surely secures admirers with her looks and will find a beau when she is ready to get one.