Charissa Thompson Biography

(Television host, Sportscaster)

Charissa Thompson is a Correspondent for Fox Sports and NFL Films. She has also hosted for NBC. Charissa is currently engaged and soon getting married! Prior, she dated Jay Williams.

More about the relationship

Charissa Thompson is married to her boyfriend Kyle Thousand on December 30, 2020.

The pair were engaged to Kyle Thousand on 2nd January 2020. Kyle is the Managing Director of Baseball. Kyle proposed to Charissa in Princeville Resort, Hanalei Bay and she said YES!

Past Relationships

She was once married. She accepts that marriage was one of the biggest mistakes of her life. She says that her married life didn’t go well and she divorced her husband. She has never revealed any information about her first husband.

After her divorce from her first husband, Thompson was in a relationship with former basketball player Jay Williams in 2013. They were together for a year. The reason behind their breakup is still unknown.

After her breakup with Jay, Charissa has not been in any relationship and she is fully focused on her job.

Relationship Facts of Charissa Thompson

  • Charissa Thompson is married to Kyle Thousand {Compare Couple}.
  • She does not have any kids as of now.
  • Charissa Thompson is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Charissa Thompson?

Charissa Thompson is an American television host. She is best known as the Sportscaster of Fox Sports 1 and NBC.

Charissa is known as one of the best journalists nationwide. She is also known as a successful model and is highly appreciated for her work.

Thompson was a co-host on the syndicated entertainment news show Extra from 2014 to 2017.

Charissa Thompson: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Thompson was born and raised in Seattle, Washington, United States 4 May 1982 to Scott Thompson and Cathy Thompson. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is Scottish.

She decided to make her career in Journalism at an early age. She has a brother named Tyson and a sister. Her brother is a baseball player in Washington State.

Education, School/College University

She completed her high school education at Inglemoor High School in Kenmore, Washington.

Later, she joined Washington State University and after a short period of time, she moved to California to join the University of California. She graduated with a B.A degree in Law and Society in 2004.

Charissa Thompson: Professional Life, Career

Charissa had experimented and did many types of part-time jobs during her high school and college days.

She has worked as a nanny, sales associate at Nordstrom, a waitress at The Cheesecake Factory restaurant, a barista at Starbucks, and was an operator of a coffee stand located in Los Angeles which was her own coffee stand.

Charissa started her career in the broadcasting field in 2006. In the early days of her career, she appeared on several baseball programs at FSN’s The Baseball Report and The 2007 MLB All-Star Game Red Carpet Parade.

Thompson has also worked as a news reporter for Fox News.

She provided news for college sports like football and basketball. She also appeared on Big Ten Network’s football show Friday Night Tailgate. In 2009, she hosted the show Toughest Cowboy.

Later in 2009, she worked as a sideline reporter for NFL Networks where she covered many sports events like the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games.

In 2010, she got the chance to cover the news of the FIFA World Cup held in South Africa.

The same year, she covered the news for NHL All-Star Game. In 2011, she was signed by ESPN Networks to work as the co-host of the show called Numbers Never Lie.

She has successfully hosted other sports shows like SportsNation and ESPN First Take.

In 2013, she returned back to Fox Sports. Currently, she is working as one of the hosts of Fox Sports Live. She also works with the entertainment news magazine show Extra.

As per the sources, Thompson will supervise Thursday Night Football on Amazon when it debuts in Week 2 of the 2022 NFL Season.

Awards, Nominations

This talented host hasn’t won any individual awards yet. But her show Extra won the Outstanding Entertainment News Program award in 2016.

Charissa Thompson: Net Worth, Salary

As of 2022, she has a net worth of $3 million and her salary is $700,000 per annum according to the sources.

She is the founder of House & Home. It is an Interior & Exterior Home Design business.

Charissa Thompson: Rumors, Controversy

Talking about her rumors and controversy, there were rumors that she is a mother of two children but she has never talked about it. There were also dating rumors between her and Jay Williams.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Charissa has an hourglass-shaped figure with a body measurement of 36-23-35 inches and wears a bra size of 34B.

Her height is 5 feet 9 inches, her weight is 58 kgs, and her dress size is 2(US).

She puts a shoe size is 8(US.) Her hair color is blonde and her eye color is blue.

Social Media

Charissa is active on social media. She has Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts.

She has over 172.8k followers on her Facebook account, over 324.4k followers on her Twitter account, and over 330k followers on her Instagram account.

 

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FAQs

Who is Charissa Thompson's husband?

  • She married Kyle Thousand in 2020.

How old is Charissa?

  • She is 39 years of age as of 2021.

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