Rachel Nichols Biography
Rachel Nichols (Rachel Michele Nichols) is a sports journalist serving as a sports reporter and anchor at ESPN, where she hosts The Jump on weekdays. She also serves as a contributor to SportsCenter and occasionally hosts Outside the Lines, and contributes to ESPN’s prime time newsmagazine E:60.
Rachel Nichols Age
Rachel was born on October 18, 1973 in Potomac, Maryland, USA.
Rachel Nichols Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Rachel Nichols Education
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
Rachel Nichols Parents
She is the daughter of Ronald Jacobs and Jane Jacobs. She was raised alongside her two brothers.
Rachel Nichols Husband
Rachel is married to Max Nichols since May 2001, in a Jewish wedding ceremony which took place in Venice. Max is a director and actor, known for Two Night Stand (2014), Day 5 (2016) and Chemistry Lessons. The couple first met at a school summer camp in the state of Marine but they later lost touch. They later reunited in 1997 and began dating.
Rachel Nichols ESPN
Rachel joined ESPN in 2016 as a Los Angeles-based host. She hosts The Jump, a daily half-hour program focused on the NBA. The show includes regular appearances by current and former NBA players, as well as ESPN analysts, reporters and insiders.
She is also a contributor to SportsCenter. She also occasionally hosts Outside the Lines, and contributes to ESPN’s prime time newsmagazine E:60 since 2007.
She previously worked for ESPN from 2004-2013 while based in New York City. Her role included major event coverage, breaking news and high-profile interviews. She was most often seen on SportsCenter, NFL Countdown and Outside the Lines, and was also a recurring sideline reporter on Monday Night Football.
Before returning to ESPN she served as an anchor/reporter at CNN and Turner Sports, working sidelines on the networks’ NBA and NCAA Tournament broadcasts, as a CNN studio analyst and as the host of Unguarded with Rachel Nichols.
She has also been a reporter for the Washington Post (1996-2004) and the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel (1995-96).
Rachel Nichols Salary
Nichols earns an estimated annual salary of $1.5 million.
Rachel Nichols Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $10 million
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