Kristine Leahy, an American TV host famous for hosting American Ninja Warrior
Biography

‘American Ninja Warrior’ Host Kristine Leahy Biography

Kristine Leahy, an American TV host is widely famous for hosting the NBC entertainment reality show American Ninja Warrior (2015-18). A graduate of Boston University, Leahy formerly was a sports journalist & reporter in her early career days; she worked for Turner Sports, ESPN Radio, and KCBS-TV.

Moreover, the Chicago-born hosted her own show Fair Game with Kristine Leahy but it was canceled after a year in 2019. Along with her career talks, she often gets media attention about her dating rumors with her co-worker Colin Cowherd. Are they in a relationship?

What Is Age & Height Of Kristine Leahy?

Kristine Marie Leahy was born on October 17, 1986, in Chicago, Illinois, the USA. Her birth sign is Libra. As of early 2022, the former host of The Herd with Colin Cowherd is 35 years old.

The green-eyed blonde stands 5 feet 10 inches (177 cm) & weighs 58 kg. As for her physical appearance, Leahy maintains a well-maintained body; she has a slim curvy figure with a body measurement of 33-26-35.

Graduate of Boston University- More On Early Life & Education

Kristine Leahy grew up in her hometown Chicago with two younger brothers; one of them is Cameron Leahy, a motion graphics designer. Reportedly, her father’s name is Sean Leahy, but further details on her family background remain low-key.

Kristine Leahy and her brother Cameron
Kristine Leahy and her brother Cameron
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She attended & graduated from Prairie Ridge High School in 2005. Later, she moved to Boston, Massachusetts for higher studies & enrolled at Boston University. From there, Leahy obtained a degree on Bachelor of Science in Journalism.

Leahy Hosted ‘American Ninja Warrior’– All About Her Career!

Most probably, many know Leahy as the host & sideline reporter of NBC entertainment reality show American Ninja Warrior. She joined the TV show in 2015 & worked for 3 years until 2018 (Season 10) before Zuri Hall replaced her.

But the TV hosting came after many years of designation as a sports journalist.

Leahy hosted the entertainment reality TV show American Ninja Warrior from 2015 to 2018
Leahy hosted the entertainment reality TV show American Ninja Warrior from 2015 to 2018
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While as an undergraduate, Kristine Leahy co-anchored BUTV’s first sports talk show. And after her graduation, she worked on a sports radio station WEEI in Boston for 2 years.

In the meantime, it also followed her days as an official reporter for Boston Celtics before she took over as lead sports anchor of Fox Boston until 2011. Then in 2012, Leahy moved to Los Angles, where the Chicago native became a sideline reporter for Turner Sports’ March Madness coverage.

By the mid-2010s, she grabbed stints in ESPN & CBS too. The KCBS-TV former anchor joined Fox Sports’ The Herd with Colin Cowherd in 2015, with ESPN radio host Colin Cowherd. Later, she left the show on April 25, 2018, to host her own show.

Net Worth In 2022- What Is Kristine Leahy Doing Now?

A professional since 2012, Leahy’s TV hosting & journalism career accounted her a hefty sum of money; in fact, she is a millionaire. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kristine Leahy has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2022.

Most of her income came as the host/sideline reporter of American Ninja Warrior, whose prize money is $1 million. Perhaps, she got a considerable salary for her 3-year long dedication to the entertainment show.

Moreover, Kristine ran her own show Fair Game with Kristine Leahy (2018-19) on Fox Sports 1; of which she was a producer too. But it was canceled after a year.

Currently, no update on her profession is out, but she seems quite occupied with her social media influence. Reportedly, the former sports reporter has a paid partnership with Colgate on her Instagram. Not to mention, she is already a pivot for many advertisers.

As per calculations from Influencer Marketing Hub, Kristine earns $726 – $1,210 per sponsored post via Instagram.

Is Kristine Leahy Dating Anyone? Relationship Rumors With Colin Cowheard

Having worked with Colin Cowherd for many years, there was speculation if the co-workers developed any romantic relationship. Moreover, Leahy and Cowherd once went on a vacation together.

However, the rumors regarding their dating turned into a hoax as the two confirmed them as good friends only.

Back in the mid-2010s, Kristine was in a rumored relationship with Aaron Hines, a healthcare professional & fitness instructor. Although neither of them confirmed anything between the two, their cozy pictures together stirred the relationship allegations.

Kristine Leahy & her then-alleged boyfriend Aaron Hines
Kristine Leahy & her then-alleged boyfriend Aaron Hines
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But as of now, Hines is married to his wife Meg Hines & shares a daughter named Ella James.

On the other, the American Ninja Warrior former host is yet to confirm having a boyfriend as of 2022. So, many sources allege that Leahy is single at the moment.

An avid Instagram user (@kristineleahy), Kristine is a dog person too & often shares pictures of her pug named Daisy.

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