Michele Tafoya Bio

(Sportscaster for ESPN)

Relationship Statistics of Michele Tafoya

What is Michele Tafoya marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Michele Tafoya get married ? (married date):May 13, 2000
How many children does Michele Tafoya have ? (name):Two
Is Michele Tafoya having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Michele Tafoya lesbian ?: No
Who is Michele Tafoya husband ? (name):Mark Vandersall

More about the relationship

Putting some lights towards Michele Tafoya, personal life, the popular American sportscaster Michele Tafoya is a married woman. She got married to a dashing man named ‘Mark Vandersall’ in the year 2000. It has been sixteen years of their marriage and still, they are sharing same love and passion with each other. After five years of getting married, she delivered her first child.

Michele along with her husband made a decision of adopting a baby girl in 2007. At present, Michele is living a happy marriage life with her husband and children in Edina, Minnesota.

Who is Michele Tafoya?

Michele Tafoya is a well-known face of the sports broadcasting world. Michele is an American sportscaster, Michele Tafoya is widely recognized for her association with ‘NBC Sports’ as a sideline reporter.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality

Michele Tafoya was born on December 17, 1964, in Manhattan Beach, California, US. She holds an American nationality. Her star sign is  Sagittarius and belongs to the Multicultural ethnical background.

Her birth name is Michele Tafoya Vandersall. Her father’s name is Orlando Tafoya. Her father was a huge fan of San Francisco 49ers. She enjoying watching matches with her father during her childhood. She wanted to be a boy when she was young because she thought she could play football if she were a boy.

Michele Tafoya: Education, School/College Universitys

Regarding her education, Michele Tafoya completed her bachelor’s degree from ‘University of California’ in 1988 majoring in mass communications. After three years of completion of bachelor’s degree, she earned master’s degree from ‘Uniersity of Southern California’ where she majored in business administration in 1991.

Michele Tafoya: Professional Life and Career

Michele Tafoya began her journalism career by first working as a host and reporter for KFAN-AM in Minneapolis. Preliminarily she worked for Minnesota Vikings and University Women’s basketball broadcasts. She then began working in Charlotte for WAQS-AM.

While in Charlotte, Tafoya used the name Mickey Conley to address herself. Then she used the name Mickey Conley to address herself. Then she became the first woman analyst to call UNC-Charlotte men’s basketball games.

Michele Tafoya then began serving reporter as well as a play-by-play commentator for Women’s Big Ten basketball and volleyball for the Midwest Sports Channel. She worked for WCCO-TV as a sports anchor and reporter.

Then in September 1994, Tafoya began working as a reporter and host for the CBS television network’s CBS Sports Spectacular which is anthology show and also college basketball coverage. It did not end there, a Michele Tafoya also worked as a host of AT The Half and as an exclusive reporter for college football games.

Tafoya made her on-air debut on 1994 U.S. Open Tennis Championship. Two years later she went on to create magic at CBS Network when she became the first woman to call television play-by-play of an NCAA tournament game. Gracie Awards for “Outstanding Achievements by an Individual ON-Air TV Personality” was given to Tafoya in 1997 for her excellent play-by-play calling of WNBA games on the Lifetime Television.

While still with the network she worked as a reporter for the coverage of NFL College Football together with the 1998 National Championship Orange Bowl. She was also the night co-host of the 1998 Nagano Olympics in Nagano. She has hosted various shows including CBS NCAA  Tournament Selection coverage show, Goodwill Games and US Open Tennis Championship Coverage.

In 2000, Michele became associated with ABC Sports and ESPN. Her career went on to the top while working for ‘ ABC Sports’ and ESPN. She has also worked as sideline reporter for the ESPN’s show “Monday Night Football”. In 2009, she was hired as radio show host of ‘WCCO-AM”. She served as a radio host for three years. In 2011, she was appointed as a new sideline reporter for NBC’S ‘Sunday Night Football’. Michele is serving as sideline reporter for ‘NCB Sunday Night Football’.
Michele has received her first  ‘Emmy Award’ in the category of Outstanding Sports Personality-Sports reporter. After two years of that in 2014, she was again awarded same  ‘Emmy Awards’.

Throughout her Journalism career, Michele has been successful to earn and recognition. She has garnered a large number of fans who can follow her recent news and updates on her Twitter account.

Michele Tafoya: Salary and Net Worth($2 m)

The renowned sportscaster Michele Tafoya has accumulated total net worth amount of $2 million dollars.

Michele Tafoya: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Currently, there are no rumors regarding his personal and professional life. It seems he is doing best job without harming others and has been a straight person in his life, for which he has not been in any controversy yet.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

She has a height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs 62 kg. Her body measurements are 36-25-35 inches and her bra size 32B. She has golden brown hair color and brown eye color. Her dress size and shoe size are unknown.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Michele is active on social media such as Facebook and Twitter account. She has over 9.7K followers on her Facebook account and over 44.1K followers on her Twitter account. She does not use an Instagram account.

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