Nick Wright has quite a number of media talents under his belt. He has transitioned from platform to platform without breaking stride and has been successful with each one. Nick Wright is a former radio host who switched to TV, then became an internet sensation. He hosts First Things First alongside Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe on the Fox Sports morning show. It will be difficult for any ardent sports fan in the US to claim not knowing Nick as his passion for sports is well documented. Nick Wright has garnered considerable claim due to his lack of fear in discussing issues like race and marginalization in the world of sports. His interesting observations and predictions on sports commentaries have garnered him millions of fans, His profile has grown immensely in recent years as a national sports personality.
Nick Wright has always had a knack for providing the best insights when it comes to NBA games. His favorite celebrities are Vin Diesel and Jennifer Lopez, while his dream holiday destination is Miami and Italy so he can enjoy some Italian cuisine. Read on for more interesting facts about the media personality.
Who is Nick Wright? (Bio, Age)
Nick Wright was born on the 3rd of October, 1984, in the USA. Even though it is an established fact that he grew up in Kansas City, the earlier parts of his life have been hidden from the internet. Nick’s father is named Louie Wright, he was a firefighter and his mother Charlene Wright was a former attorney for the Shook, Hardy, and Bacon law firm. Nick Wright studied and finished from Syracuse University where he obtained a degree in Broadcast Journalism. He also hosted various shows at WAER 88.3 FM, prominently the Double Overtime while he was still at University.
Nick Wright started working at the Kansas City’s KCSP 610 AM where he doubled as a weekend radio host and also the production assistant. He later ran a show called What’s Right with Wright which he also hosted. He later spent the next four years with Houston’s KILT 610 AM where he laid the foundation for a solid career for himself as the host of a program called In the Loop with Nick and Lopez. From here, he moved to Fox Sports where he went on to also serve as a co-host for The Hard with Colin Cowher show. He would also co-host First Things First with Chris Carter and Jenna Wolfe.
When former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the national anthem because of his views on the country’s treatment of racial minorities, Nick was supportive of his actions. Kaepernick took a knee to protest the racial killing of colored people and more importantly the fact that the killers, who were mostly white cops, were being given paid leave and allowed to get away with murder. This caused a lot of controversy and talks in the sporting world. However, Kaepernick fell from favor and was removed from his team for his move.
Family (Wife and Son)
From what can be gathered from Nick Wright’s Twitter thread, he was depressed at a point in his life. However, in the middle of this life crisis, he met a lady, Danielle who agreed to a date with him. On their first date, Danielle brought her 2 kids along, Diorra and Damonza. This kickstarted a beautiful relationship between Danielle and Nick as they both got married 6 years later. With Nick adopting Danielle’s kids, their familial bond was cemented further when their third child Deanna was added to the family.
Interestingly, all of the kids have names that start with D. The family currently lives in New York, USA. His wife Danielle Wright is a stylist that works for Fox Sports. She styles a lot of sports personalities for TV including her husband, Bomani Jones, and MJ Acosta.
Nick Wright’s Net Worth and Salary
Nick Wright has an estimated net worth of $1 million. As of 2019, he reportedly earns a salary of $75,000 from his accomplished reporting career. Also, the accomplished FOX Sports 1 reporter receives an added sum of money from his radio and TV guest appearances as a sports analyst.
Nick stands at 5 feet 11 inches in height and about 75 kg in weight. His bicep size is 13.5 inches, with his chest-waist-hips ratio at 38-28-35 inches. He has dark brown hair and has brown eyes.