I have always had a healthy respect for women who attained celebrity status and still maintain a happy marriage and an exemplary home. Leeann Tweeden is one of such women. She is an American radio broadcaster, model and sports commentator, a celebrity with a net worth of around $3 million and who lives in marital bliss with her spouse Chris Dougherty and the couple has two lovely kids to show for their years together.
Leeann Velez Tweeden popularly known by her fans as Leeann Tweeden was born on the 13th day of June 1973 to father Bill Tweeden, a retired Air Force Chief Mechanic and mother, Catherine Tweeden. She was born in Manassas city Virginia in the United States of America, she is American by nationality and her ethnicity is a combination of Spanish, Filipino, and Norwegian. Leeann’s Zodiac sign is Gemini and presently, she resides in Los Angeles in California and she works in Hollywood.
Leeann passed through Osbourn Park High School where she graduated in 1991. She later studied political science at Santa Monica College but eventually transferred to UCLA. She went to Hollywood to pursue a career in modelling. To make ends meet, she took up a job as a hostess at a Hooters restaurant in 1992. While she was working at the restaurant she appeared in their 1994 calendar.
Leeann’s big break came in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she emerged the winner in the Venus International Model Search. This feat led to national exposure which includes a consistent role as a fitness model on a well-known TV show known as Fitness Beach. She worked as a model for promotional work with well-known outfits like Venus International, Fredericks of Hollywood and Hooters.
In the year 1996, Leeann was seen in a fitness model pictorial for Playboy magazine in a non-nude pose. Nonetheless, in 2011, the renowned model cum presenter made yet another appearance for the same magazine but this time, she was pictured in the nude. Leeann was 38 years old when she made this nude appearance. She appeared again in the December 2011 issue of Playboy also posing in a nude pictorial. Leeann was featured as a guest character where she played the role of a motorcycle rider in the motocross video game Freekstyle. She appeared as the cover girl in the March 2007 issue of FHM which happened to be the final printed US issue. She was among The Top Hooters Girls of all time, With USO, Leeann has made at least sixteen tours which include twelve to Afghanistan and Iraq.
Leeann Tweeden worked as a correspondent for Fox Sports Networks which was rated as the best sports show between 2001 to 2007. She also worked as the presenter of the NBC late-night television series Poker After Dark in 2008. In 2011 and 2012, she made appearances on the political discussion series Hannity. The model cum reporter became a part of the Great American Panel and sporadically she makes an appearance on the panel of Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld.
She joined the pre-game and post-game reportage of the Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Fox Sports 1 West. Leeann is presently working on Fox Sports UFC Tonight alongside Ariel Helwani and Kenny Florian and also, she is the news anchor on the Los Angeles morning radio show McIntyre in the Morning on KABC, 790 AM from 5 am to 10 am. She became part of the show on the 7th of February 2017.
Husband (Chris Dougherty)
Leeann Tweeden is irrefutably married to her former boyfriend Chris Dougherty. Chris is a known American actor cum director. The celebrity couple tied the nuptial knot on July 4th, 2010 and their marriage is blessed with two kids, a son Kane and a daughter Kaiavale. The couple is living in marital bliss and divorce is not in sight for them. Worthy to note is that before Leeann’s marriage to Chris, she had affairs with other guys like Josh Beckett and Ben Bostrom.
5 Facts you need to Know about Leeann Tweeden
Leeann is a renowned American Radio broadcaster, model and sports commentator. From February 2017 to date, she has been working as the news anchor for McIntyre every morning on Radio 790 KABC in Los Angeles.
The renowned model cum presenter studied at Osbourn Park High School where she graduated in 1991. She proceeded to Santa Monica College to study political science but eventually transferred to UCLA.
Leeann is visibly married to Chris Dougherty since 2010 and they are blessed with two kid, – a son Kane and a daughter Kaiavale. The couple has been married for seven fruitful years and divorce is not an option for them.
Salary, Net Worth
Leeann Tweeden earns a good salary from her work with NBC and Fox Sports 1. Her annual salary is pegged at $363,636 and her net worth is estimated at $3 million.
Leeann stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs 54 kg. her eye colour is brown and she is a brunette. Her body measurements are 34-26-30.