A native of Ohio, the Emmy-winning reporter Allie LaForce not only grabbed prominence in reporting but also as a model & beauty pageant titleholder. Currently, she covers the NBA on TNT for Turner Sports. The winner of Miss Teen USA 2005 formerly worked for CBS Sports Network and Fox News; even more, she won an Emmy Award in 2011.
Aside from her career, LaForce also gained fame as the wife of MLB player Joe Smith.
When & Where Was Allie LaForce Born? Age, Height & More!
Allie LaForce was born Alexandra Leigh LaForce on December 11, 1988, in Vermilion, Ohio, United States. As of October 2021, the Emmy-winning reporter is 32 years old. She has a height of 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm).
An American by nationality. LaForce comes from a white ethnic background. The Ohio native blonde has green eyes.
After high school graduation, she enrolled at Ohio University in 2007 and graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. While as a University student, she played basketball as a part of the team Bobcats; she played 5 games as a freshman.
Experiences Of Paegentry To A Reporter
After winning Miss Ohio Teen USA, LaForce competed in Miss Teen USA 2005 & won the title. Such hype opened her path into modeling & signed a one-year contract with Trump Modeling Management. By the end of the 2000s, Allie began working as a journalist while also attending Ohio University.
Having worked as a field reporter for Nike, she became a sideline reporter for Sportstime Ohio and Fox College Sports News between 2009 & 2011. Moreover, the American sports anchor worked as a reporter as well as a producer for WOUB.
LaForce became a sports anchor and reporter as she signed with Cleveland’s Fox, WJW Channel 8 in 2011. She worked as a sideline reporter for SEC on CBS in April 2014, replacing former reporter Tracy Wolfson.
She even won an Emmy Award in 2011 for anchoring Fox 8’s Friday Night Touchdown high school football show.
After leaving Fox8 Cleveland, Allie joined CBS Sports and works there since August 2013. Currently, she covers the NBA On TNT for Turner Sports; she also reports the NCAA Tournament.
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How Much Is Net Worth Of Allie LaForce?
The 32-year-old journalist owns an estimated net worth of $3 million as of October 2021. She amasses a good source of riches from her professional career. As per some resources, she gets $60 per annum as a salary from her reporting career. She has been hosting for Turner Sports, covering NBA on TNT.
Besides her career, the reporter also garners money from her endorsements, sponsorship, and social media outlets. Per sponsor post, she racks up $264 to $440 from her Instagram @allie.laforce, with 66.4k followers.
Who Is Her Husband? Does She Have Children?
The talented reporter Allie LaForce is happily married to professional baseball pitcher Joe Smith. Her husband currently plays for the MLB team Seattle Mariners.
The two dated for several years before exchanging wedding vows in 2015 in the presence of their close ones. They have been together for six years now and still going strong.
However, LeForce and Smith still don’t have any children of their own. As of now, the lovebird resides in California, USA.