Charissa Thompson Age, Height, Family, Husband, Net Worth, Biography & More

Charissa Thompson is an American television anchor and announcer working for Fox Sports. Earlier, Thompson linked with ESPN, Versus, as well as for GSN, and the Big Ten Network. She was the co-host of SportsNation in company with Marcellus Wiley until her leave from ESPN for Fox Sports in June 2013. She became the anchor of Fox Sports Live on the new Fox Sports 1 network when it launched on August 17, 2013. She was also one of the American anchors of Ultimate Beastmaster. From 2014 to 2017, Thompson was a co-presenter on the syndicated entertainment news show Extra.

Charissa Thompson Biography/Wiki

Charissa Thompson Birth NameCharissa Jean Thompson 
Nick NameCharissa
Profession American television host and sportscaster 
Physical Stat
Charissa Thompson Height In Centimeter- 175 cm
In Meter- 1.75 m
In Feet- 5’7”
Charissa Thompson WeightIn Kilogram- 58 kg
In Pound-128 lbs
Body Measurement35-23-35
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
Personal Life
Date Of Birth4 May 1982 (Tuesday)
Charissa Thompson Age (2022)40 Years
Birthplace Seattle, Washington, United States
Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign  Taurus
Nationality American
Home town Seattle, Washington, United States
Current ResidenceMalibu, California
School Inglemoor High School in Kenmore, Washington.
College/University University of California, Santa Barbara
Educational QualificationBachelor Degree in Law & Society
Family member(s)
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendJay Williams
Kyle Thousand
Charissa Thompson HusbandKyle Thousand
Marriage Date30 December 2020 (Wednesday)
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- None
Parents Father- Scott Thompson 
Mother- Cathy Thompson
SiblingBrother- 2
Jen Thompson 
Tyson Thompson  (played baseball at Washington State)
Charissa Thompson Net Worth (2022)3 Million USD
Charissa Thompson Salary70,000 USD per annum
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Charissa Thompson

Early Life & Education

Charissa Thompson was born on 4 May 1982 in Seattle, Washington. Her father is Scott Thompson and mother is Cathy Thompson. She is the youngest among her 3 siblings. She was enrolled at Inglemoor High School in Kenmore, Washington. Later she moved to the University of California, Santa Barbara where she graduated with a B.A. in Law and Society.


  • First, she began her career with many types of part-time jobs during her school and graduation days. She has worked as a nanny, a sales associate at Nordstrom, a waitress at The Cheesecake Factory restaurant, a barista at Starbucks, and an operator of her coffee stand in Los Angeles.
  • Then she started her broadcasting career in 2006 emerging on several baseball shows at FSN’s The Baseball Report, The 2007 MLB All-Star Game Red Carpet Parade and Fox News as a news anchor.
  • Further, she works on the news for college sports like football and, basketball.
  • Charissa also linked withBig Ten Network’s football show Friday Night Tailgate.
  • After that, in 2009, she anchored the show Toughest Cowboy and also work as a sideline reporter for NFL Networks where she captured many sports occasions like the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games.
  • Furthermore, Thompson worked on the news of the FIFA World Cup held in South Africa as well as captured the news for The NHL All-Star Game.
  • In 2011, Charissa got an agreement with ESPN Networks to work with them as the co-host of the show called Numbers Never Lie.
  • Additionally, Thomson has anchored other sports shows including SportsNation and ESPN First Take.
  • In 2013, she returned to Fox Sports and has been working as one of the anchors of Fox Sports Live. She is also involved with the entertainment news magazine show Extra.
Charissa Thompson

Personal Life

In January 2020, she got engaged to head of the baseball division at Roc Nation Sports Kyle Thousand. She and Thousand wedded on December 30, 2020. She had a previous marriage in 2007, Her marital life didn’t go well so she divorced with her spouse. She also previously dated ESPN analyst and former basketball player Jay Williams.

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