Seeing women engage in sports activities these days is dazzling, and over the years more and more women have continued to turn up in various sporting activities that most people initially thought was just a man’s thing, like weightlifting, wrestling, and many others. That is one category anyway, the other category where women like Suzy Shuster are gradually taking hold of is sports broadcasting where we see more women analyzing and broadcasting these sporting events.
The sports analysts, commentators, reporters and the likes of them are just as important as the sportspersons themselves and it is under this other category that our cynosure personality falls under. The broadcaster and a sportscaster Suzy is a one-time Emmy Awards winning sportscaster, which is a symbol of her hard work and the quality of work she is doing. Aside from being popular in her own right, Shutter is also known for being the wife of a well-established sports journalist, Rich Eisen. Here are all you would love to know about her.
Suzy Shuster Biography
Suzy Shuster is a popular American reporter, sports broadcaster, anchor and On-Air personality. She was born in the U.S and was raised in Columbia, where she attended high school. Suzy also went to college there as well. She studied at Columbia University and in 1994, she graduated from the university with a degree in History and History Art. Unfortunately, she has kept information about her childhood, parents, and sibling far from the media.
After she graduated from Columbia University, Suzy began to work at CBS as an intern sports broadcaster, broadcasting the 1994 Final Four Broadcast. It was the start of a successful career so far for her.
Suzy Shuster covered her first non-sporting event at the 1996 presidential election race. As at then, she was working for Fox News, and she was nominated to cover the presidential election along with the popular Emily Rooney.
After the election, Shuster joined America’s top sports news network ESPN. At ESPN, she worked as an associate producer and produced ESPN’s SportsCenter show. She moved on from ESPN and went to work at HBO network, where she was the producer of Real Sports show, which was anchored by Bryant Gumbel. At HBO, she produced some top stories, one of which was the voting scandal of the Olympic Committee in Salt Lake City. She also produced the Emmy nominated special report, Pedophile Coaches: Who is Coaching Your Kids. From 2000 to 2002, she was the lead reporter for Fox Sports that covered the LA Lakers in their years as NBA Champions.
Shuster covers collegiate football for ABC Network, as its West Coast representative. She is the current host of the USC football pregame show. From time to time, Suzy Shuster chips in a few things for the non-sport blog, The Huffington Post.
Her Marriage and Family
It’s no longer news that Shuster is married to her sports journalist colleague, Rich Eisen. The couple first met on February 3, 1997, where Eisen was already working at ESPN and Shuster was starting to work as an associate producer. Eisen saw Shuster at work and approached her, got her number and they instantly became friends. They maintained a casual relationship as friends for a while and soon began dating.
In 2002, Eisen felt he wanted more than just dating, he decided he would like to spend the rest of his life with Shuster and decided to ask for her hand in marriage. On Valentine’s day in 2002, Eisen proposes to Shuster and she said “yes”.
A year later, on June 8, 2003, they had a lavish wedding ceremony in LA. The couple has been together since then, and even though their marriage went through a rough patch in 2007, following Eisen’s cheating allegations with Alycia Lane, the couple has overcome trials and has maintained a strong relationship ever since. Suzy Shuster’s family is blessed with three kids namely, their daughter Taylor and their two sons, Cooper and Xander.
Suzy Shuster’s Husband, Rich Eisen
Richard “Rich” Eisen is an American Television sports journalist. He was born on June 24, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York. Eisen earned his BA from the University of Michigan and later he went on to obtain a master of science degree from Northwestern University. He has worked for various prominent sport TV networks such as CBS Sports, ESPN, NBC Sports, DirectTV and NFL Network. On the radio platform, he has worked with Fox Sports Radio, DirectTV, NFL Now and Sirius Radio.
Her Net Worth
The Emmy Award-winning Sportscaster has a net worth of $10 million with a decent salary of about $1 million annually. Her husband is equally rich with his net worth being estimated at $20 million. The couple owns a mansion worth $8 million in lower Beverly Hills Post Office. The house contains four bedrooms and six bathrooms. In addition to their beautiful mansion, Suzy Shuster and her husband also own a good number of branded cars.