Samantha Ponder Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Salary, Net worth, ESPN

Samantha Ponder

Samantha Ponder

Samantha Ponder Biography

Samantha Ponder is an eminent American reporter currently serving as the Sunday NFL Countdown host for ESPN. In 2011, She joined the station and was selected to serve in March 2017 as the Sunday NFL Countdown host, and since the show started she is the third person to occupy the position.

Samantha Ponder Age

Samantha was born in Phoenix, Arizona, in the United States, on December 11, 1985. She is 36 years old.

Samantha Ponder Height

Ponder stands at an average height of 5 ft 7 inches (Approx 1.7 m).

Samantha Ponder Education

She joined and completed her high school education at Central High School in Phoenix. Later on, after graduating from high school, Samantha first joined The King’s College in New York. While there, She applied for a hostess job at ESPN Zone where she met with ABC Sports Radio called Ben Keeperman a college football researcher and manager.

Samantha Ponder Family

She was born to her parents Jerry Steele and Cindi Steele who are both missionaries in Phoenix, Arizona. Samantha has two handsome brothers named Jerrod Jefferson and Barron. Her father was a professional player and retired coach.

Samantha Ponder Husband

She is happily married loving and caring husband Christian Ponder. On December 17, 2012, The couple exchanged their wedding vows in Hudson, Wisconsin. Samantha and Christian are blessed with three good-looking children called Robinson True who was born in June 2017, Bowden Sainte-Claire born in July 2014, and Price born in July 2018.

Samantha Ponder Salary

Samantha earns an annual average salary of $250,000 according to ESPN anchor’s/reporters’ salaries.

Samantha Ponder Net Worth

Poder has an estimated net worth of $15 million.

Samantha Ponder Career

She has been serving since March 2017 for ESPN as a Sunday NFL Countdown Host. In the year 2011, She joined the station and also contributes to NFL features interviews. Ponder is also a six-time Emmy-award-winning College GameDay Built by The Home Depot that commenced in the year 2012. She also served as a reporter together with Kirk Herbstreit and Chris Fowler for the ABC Saturday Night Football telecast in 2016.

She also served for college football on Thursdays as well as Longhorn Network events,  as a reporter. Additionally, Samantha also served for ESPN’s Tuesday and Sunday primetime college basketball games as a reporter. Before joining ESPN, She worked as a host and reporter for FOX Sports. While there, Ponder contributed to Fox College and Fox Sports Net coverage of basketball and also football in the Big 12 conferences.

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