Chris Connelly is a preeminent American sport and entertainment reporter, currently operating for ESPN as a contributor to its E:60 news magazine. Earlier, prior to joining his current station, he served as the editor-in-chief of Grantland.com, replacing Bill Simmons.
Chris Connelly Age
Chris Connelly was born in 1957, in the United States of America. He is 64 years old.
Chris Connelly Height
Connelly stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches (approximately 1.7 meters)
Chris Connelly Family
He was born in 1957, in the United States to a loving and devoted father and mother. He owns American nationality but belongs to the white ethnicity. Detailed information concerning his childhood is unavailable at the moment, thus, his parents’ names, current whereabouts, profession, and whether he has any siblings are still unclear at the moment. This section about his family will be updated as soon as its available.
Chris Connelly Wife
He is a single father to 3 grown kids. He was once married to Cindy carol. The beautiful duo was married in 1969 but sadly, after staying in a marriage for 19 years, the two developed some irreconcilable differences, and they divorced in 1988. The duo shares three kids.
Chris Connelly Education
Information about his education is currently unavailable.
Chris Connelly Salary
He receives an annual salary of $96,790 and this is according to ESPN anchors’/reporters’ salaries.
Chris Connelly’s Net Worth
Connelly has an estimated net worth of $5 Million US dollars and his career as a journalist is the primary source of income.
Chris Connelly Career
He works as a contributor to Good Morning America, 20/20, and Nightline. He has reported many stories including Sarah Jones’s death. Lately, he contributed to the documentary-style programs on Truth and Lies; Watergate and Truth and Lies; The Family Manson.
In 2001, he joined ESPN to host “Unscripted with Chris Connelly”, an everyday interview program. The program was designed to be a more recent version of “Up Close “, a show which earlier occupied the 5 PM ET timeslot. Since the revocation of Unscripted, he has reported and narrated the long-form human interest reports that air on SportsCenter during the weekends.
Often, he does a one-week series called “My Wish”, which concerns athletes fulfilling kids’ wishes. In 2006, he also assisted ABC and ESPN cover the Scripps National Spelling Bee, where he led interviews with finalists who had just been eliminated.
Earlier, prior to joining ESPN, he served as a music critic at Rolling Stone magazine. He also performed for Good Morning America as a Special Music Correspondent, which involved interviewing the music stars of the day. He later served at MTV for thirteen years that was from 1988 to 2001.
While working at the station, he hosted the pre-show for the MTV Movie Awards and also The Big Picture, which was a weekly show that featured movie considerations. He started his career by laboring as an editor and reporter at a Premiere magazine and was later promoted to editor-in-chief. Six months he quit due to a dispute over journalistic integrity after the owner of the magazine asked him to quash a story that unfavorably portrayed a business associate.