ESPN Linda Cohn Age 59 Now: Estranged Married Life, Children Support Lifts
- Date of Birth Nov 10, 1959
- Age 61 Years, 5 Months
- Nationality American
- Birth Place Long Island, New York
- Profession Journalist
- Relationship Status Single
- Husband/Spouse Stew Kaufman (1980-2008)
- Ex-Husband Stew Kaufman (m.1980-2008)
- Divorce/Split Once
- Boyfriend Matt City
- Gay No
- Salary $3 million Per Year
- Net Worth $10 million
- Ethnicity/Race White
- High School Newfield High School
- College State University of New York
- Height/ How Tall? 5 Feet 5 Inches (1.65 m)
- Weight 57 kg (126 lbs)
- Hair Long
- Hair Color Blonde
- Eye Color Brown
- Official Site http://lindacohn.tripod.com/
- Lesbian No
- Son/s Dan Cohn
- Daughter/s Sammy Cohn
American sportscaster Linda Cohn had it all: a successful career she is passionate about and loving children to come home to. She was happy with everything in her life except for her marriage. So let’s unveil her two-decade-long married life and find out what went wrong!
The New York-native is an American sportscaster popularly known as the anchor of ESPN’s SportsCenter. She is the primary host of the show, In the Crease- a nightly hockey program on ESPN+ during the NHL season.
Apart from that, she also worked at KIRO-TV in Seattle where she was a weekend sports anchor/reporter.
SportsCenter: Relive Linda Cohn's first moments of her first broadcast on July 11, 1992 (Published on Mar 30, 2017)
Besides anchoring, she is also an author of the book, Cohn-Head: A No-Holds-Barred Account of Breaking Into the Boys' Club (2008).
Linda Cohn’s Bio Reveals Age, Salary & Net Worth!
American National Linda Cohn was born in Long Island, New York on November 10, 1959. She is very close to her parents.
From a young age, Cohn’s has been passionate about sports. She played ice-hockey during school and later on played as a goalie for women’s ice hockey team at SUNY. This led to her induction at the Oswego State Athletics hall of fame in 2006.
She attended Newfield High School in Selden, Long Island and pursued her Bachelor’s Degree in Arts and Communications from the State University of New York at Oswego.
She debuted as a sports presenter at WALK-AM radio station in 1981. She worked with three more New York radio stations WCBS NewsRadio 88 (1984-87); WCBS-FM (1984-87); WGBB-AM (1984-85).
In 1987, she made history by becoming the first full-time female sports anchor on a national radio network (ABC).
Standing at the height of 5 feet and 5 inches, Cohn boasts the net worth of $10 million garnished from her estimated annual salary of $3 million.
Why Was ESPN's Staple Anchor Linda Cohn Suspended In 2017?
Is a different political view from the company you work with supposed to hamper your career?
Linda Cohn- who has been inducted into the National Sports Media Association (NSMA) Hall of Fame- has been the staple anchor of ESPN since 1992. But that didn’t stop ESPN from suspending her over a political view they disagree with.
While appearing on The Bernie and Sid show (April 27, 2017) on WABC Radio, she stated that ESPN had lost its fan base and subscribers for becoming too political.
"You're right. That is definitely a percentage of it. I don't know how big a percentage. But if anyone wants to ignore that fact, they're blind. That's what I meant about the core group that made ESPN so successful ..."I felt that the old-school viewers were put in a corner and not appreciated with all these other changes."
This statement led to the suspension of Cohn by ESPN president John Skipper.
But ESPN can’t get away with the political hypocrisy, as when the leftist Jemele Hill posted degrading words to the POTUS carrying leftist view, no strict actions were taken against her at all.
ESPN is known to be more of a leftist when it comes to politics, and this has made many of there conservative (right wing) members feel alienated. One of the anonymous ESPN personality stated of ESPN’s biasses when it comes to political views.
“If Jemele can say that and Linda can’t say what she said, what kind of standard actually exists here? There isn’t one. There’s clearly a double standard. If you say things the company agrees with, you don’t get punished. If you say things the company disagrees with, you do get punished. Maybe even fired.”
But she is back on ESPN again after suspension. Hope she continues to do what she enjoys without getting dragged for a different political view at the workplace again!
Linda Cohn Cheats On Husband, Ends 28 Years Of Married Life
Young love is filled with roses and promises. But does those promises last forever?
Linda Cohn was married for 28 years to husband Stew Kaufman until they divorced in 2008. After three decades of marriage, the couple called it off in 2008.
Sadly, those promises didn’t last forever after all. What’s even heartbreaking is the reason behind it. Cohn cheated on her husband with her current boyfriend, professional hockey coach, Matt City!
Divorced Couple: Linda poses alongside ex-husband, Stew Kaufman together (Photo: CBSHouston)
She and Stew Kaufman fell in love with each other during the college days. After dating, they got married and graced this world with two beautiful children; daughter, Sammy Cohn, and son, Dan Cohn.