Kathryn Tappen Biography


Kathryn Tappen is an award-winning sportscaster. She is with NBC Sports Group.

More about the relationship

Kathryn Tappen’s current relationship is possibly single.

Before that, Tappen was married to Jay Leach. Her Ex-Husband, Leach is a former Hockey player and currently the coach of Providence Bruins. They were married in July 2009 at New Castle Congregational Church in a private ceremony only involving their close friends and family members.

Together, they are blessed with three children that include two daughters and a son. Later, in 2014 they separated from each with a divorce ending six years of relationships.

Relationship Facts of Kathryn Tappen

  • Kathryn Tappen is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Kathryn Tappen?

Kathryn Tappen is an Associated Press award-winning sportscaster. Tappen is renowned for covering sports leagues for NBC Sports Group.

Kathryn Tappen- Birth Age, Family

Kathryn Tappen was born on the 9th of April 1981 to Richard G. Tappen and Sheila M. Tappen. They are of Germanic ancestry.

She has a sister, Amanda Tappen.

While talking about her roots, she was born and raised in Morristown, New Jersey. During her days in Morristown, she used to play basketball and baseball in the boy’s team as there was no girl’s team.

Kathryn Tappen’s Education

She attended Villa Walsh Academy in her hometown. During her academy days, she used to excel in academic and athletic performance.

Moving further, she enrolled at Rutgers University in New Jersey under the academic and athletic scholarships. Later, in 2003, she graduated from the University with Honors in journalism.

Kathryn Tappen- Professional Career

she started her career as a reporter with the American television network, College Sports Television. Later, she joined WJAR. For the network, she worked as a weekend anchor and weekday sports reporter.

Moving further, she joined NESN leaving the network. In 2011, she started hosting NHL Tonight for NHL Network. Subsequently, in 2014, she joined NBC.

For the channel, she has covered the summer and winter Olympic games and Football Night in America.

Kathryn’s Awards, Nomination

  • 2006- Associated Press award for Swim Meet. 
  • 2014- Woman of Inspiration by Boston Chapter of Women in Sports and Events.
  • Two times nominated for New England Emmy Awards.

Kathryn Tappen- Net Worth, Salary

Throughout her career as a sportscaster over more than two decades, she has made an estimated net worth of $1.5 million as of 2022.

Her earnings as a sportscaster are in the range of $10k to $203k. Also, her earnings as a reporter are $24k to $74k.

Will Kathryn Ever Forgive Jeremy Roenick?

The Hockey analyst Jeremy Roenick and Kathryn had been working for the same network for several years. Also, they share a bond as friends and co-workers.

However, now the friendship dynamics are changed when the hockey analyst made some inappropriate sexually suggestive comments about her other fellow broadcasters in Spittin’ Chiclets.

As a result, Jeremy has been suspended from the network and will be not returning to the network. For comment, he is extremely sorry. He even mentioned that he had gone too far.

In the matter, Kathryn replied that what Jeremy told is unacceptable among colleagues and she won’t condone his comments. However, they will continue as friends.

Kathryn Tappen- Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

She has 74.2k followers on Instagram, 125.2k on Twitter, and 19.6k on Facebook.

On Twitter, she is following personalities like Scott Hartnell, Brett McMurphy, and Aaron Judge.

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