Chris McKendry Bio, ESPN, Age, Family, Husband, Height, Net Worth, Salary

Chris McKendry
Chris McKendry

Chris McKendry Biography

Chris McKendry is an American journalist who is currently working as a journalist for ESPN. She joined the network in 1996. Prior to this, she was a co-anchor of the 11-1 pm ET weekday block of live ESPN SportsCenter shows. As of April 1, 2016, she serves as a full-time on-site hostess. This was for ESPN tennis coverage.

She attended Archbishop Ryan High School. Later on, she attended and graduated from Drexel University. There she graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.

Prior to joining ESPN, she has been at the WJLA-TV ABC affiliate in Washington. There she worked as a sports reporter. She first anchored SportsCenter on July 27, 1996. She returned to SportsCenter later that year. After her return, she co-hosted the weekend morning and weekday pm editions of the network’s flagship news.

Her work beyond SportsCenter has included a variety of assignments. This included a late-night host of ESPN’s Wimbledon coverage in 2007 and covering the US Open for SportsCenter. Additionally, she served as a co-host of ESPN’s coverage of the Winter X Games late-night host.

This was for the X Games in 1997 and 1998. She also contributed to College Football Live during the 2007 season. McKendry was the sideline reporter for ESPN, ESPN2, and ABC Sports’ telecast of the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup. She also served as a columnist on’s “Page Two”. This was in 2001 and 2002.

She has the distinction of being the first woman to work as a television sports news anchor in the Washington DC market. Additionally, she received a regional Sports Emmy in the Best Sports Segment Category. This was in 1996. While at WJLA-TV, she also co-hosted Redskin Magazine. She has also served as a sideline and future reporter for TNT and TBS. This was during the NBA Playoffs.

She also worked as a sports anchor and reporter at All-News Channel in Minneapolis. Moreover, she coanchored her final SportsCenter broadcast on March 31, 2016. SH then transitioned to cover tennis full-time for ESPN with the Australian Open. This was in January, and US Open in late summer.

Chris McKendry Age

How old is Chris? Chris is 55 years old as of 2023. She was born on February 18, 1968, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Additionally, she celebrates her birthday on February 18 every year and her zodiac sign is Pisces.

Chris McKendry Height

McKendry stands at an average height of 5 feet 3 inches and weighs 56 kg equivalent to 123 lbs.

Chris McKendry Family

McKendry was born to a supportive and caring family. However, she has not shared information about her parents and siblings. This section will be updated soon.

Chris McKendry Husband

McKendry is happily married to her loving husband, Eduardo Andrade. They got married in 1998 at Most Holy Trinity Church in Pomfret, Connecticut. Additionally, they are blessed with two sons.

Chris McKendry’s Net Worth

McKendry has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Her main source of income is her career as a journalist.

Chris McKendry Salary

McKendry receives an estimated annual salary of between $20, 000 and $100, 000.

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