Michelle Beisner-Buck is an American sportscaster currently working as a feature reporter and host for the ESPN network. She is a recognized sports reporter who has worked in different positions for several American networks including Comcast, Speed Channel, NBC, CBS, and ABC. Prior to joining ESPN, Beisner spent almost a decade on the NFL Network, working as a host and field reporter.
Adding to Michelle Beisner-Buck’s fame is the fact that she is the wife of Joe Buck, a sportscaster who’s more famous. Read on to get the details of her early years, career, marital life, and other important facts.
Michelle Beisner-Buck Bio
Michele Beisner was born on 15th October 1976 in Colorado, United States of America. She grew up alongside her sister, Leah in Colorado where she attended the Green Mountain High School in Lakewood. From a young age, Michelle Beisner started receiving training as a dancer and did so for fifteen years.
On finishing high school, she proceeded to the Metropolitan State University, graduating in 1995 with a Bachelor of Art’s degree in Communications.
After completing her university education, Beisner joined the cheerleading team of the Denver Broncos and subsequently became a captain two years later. In 1999, she was part of the team’s Pro Bowl representatives, a position that gave her opportunity to travel to various countries including Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, and South America. During her days in Denver, Michelle alongside fellow cheerleaders featured in Dollhouse Revue, a parody show which she also co-produced. She remained a cheerleader of the Broncos until 2002 after which she ventured into sports journalism.
In 2006, the NFL Network employed Michelle Beisner-Buck as a studio host and field reporter. During her days on NFL, Michelle hosted a variety of shows including GameDay First, GameDay Morning, and NFL Network Now. In the aspect of field reporting, she worked on NFL Total Access and NFL Fantasy Live. Beisner also had the opportunity to interview several big names including Peyton Manning, Russell Wilson, Pete Carroll, Richard Sherman, and Ray Lewis, among others. She also worked as a reporter on NFL Quarterback Challenge as well as Total Access On Location pre-game show at the Super Bowl XLIII in 2009.
In 2014, Beisner-Buck left the NFL for ESPN where she became a feature reporter. She started with hosting Sunday NFL Countdown, leaving the show after two seasons. She currently hosts Monday Night Countdown, which holds ahead of the Monday Night Football.
Marital Life with Joe Buck
Michelle Beisner met Joe Buck, a fellow sportscaster in 2012 during the year’s Super Bowl in New Orleans. Her colleague, Rich Eisen had introduced Buck to her but she initially had no interest in him owing to the widespread tag on the latter as “the arrogant Fox Sports announcer”. Besides that, she was in an active relationship and lived with her boyfriend at the time. Joe Buck however didn’t give up, and at the 2013 Super Bowl, he succeeded in getting Michelle’s attention who by then had called it quits with her boyfriend. The duo, therefore, started dating. And not too long afterward, they got engaged; this was in August 2014. Some months later, precisely on April 12, 2014, the pair got married. The wedding came off at a beach in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
On April 26, 2018, Michelle and her husband welcomed a set of twin boys – Wyatt Joseph and Blake Andrew. In addition to her biological sons, Michelle also has two step-daughters – Natalie and Trudy. They are from Joe Buck’s previous marriage to Ann Archambault.
Michelle Beisner-Buck’s husband, Joe Buck currently works as Fox Sports lead play-by-play announcer for the NFL and MLB games. The couple presently lives with their kids in the St. Louis area in Ladue, Missouri.
Fun Facts About Joe Buck’s Wife
1. Michelle Beisner-Buck gave birth to her twins at the age of 42.
2. She obviously loves her husband and family a lot. She is fond of gushing about every one of them on social media, especially during celebrations.
3. The reporter was part of the United Service Organisations (USO) tour in Iraq and Africa, during which she worked as an emcee and dancer for the American troops.
4. During Beisner’s years as a cheerleader, she worked hard to break the negative stereotype that is widely held about cheerleaders.
5. In addition to sports broadcasting, Michelle Beisner-Buck is also an actress. She has starred in Any Given Sunday (1999), Throttle (2005), and Alice in Wasteland (2006).