Darren Rovell Biography
Darren Rovell is a renowned American sports business analyst currently working in CNBC as Sports Business Reporter. He reports and analyzes several sports shows on CNBC including Power Lunch, Squawk Box, and Street Signs. Moreover, he is also the author of the “Sports Biz” blog on CNBC.com.
Previously, he worked for ESPN.
Darren Rovell Age
Rovell is 42 years old as of 2020. He was born on June 30, 1978, in Roslyn Heights, New York, the United States of America. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on June 30th every year.
Darren Rovell Education
Rovell went to Roslyn High School and graduated in 1996. Furthermore, he graduated cum laude from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois in 2000, whereby, he is on the advisory board for graduate programs in sports administration. Darren majored in theater. In addition, he also hosted a college radio show about the sports business. He was an intern for FoxSports.com.
Darren Rovell Family
Rovell was born to his father Jeffrey Rovell, the president and founder of Jeffrey Rovell $ Associates, and his mother Marcia Gordon Rovell, a Spanish teacher at Roslyn Middle school in Roslyn Heights.
Darren Rovell Wife
Rovell is a married man. He married Cortney Brooke Schlosser on November 8, 2008, after dating her for a while. The duo has three children, two boys, and a daughter.
In addition, he also shared his photos along with his wife and children on his social media platforms. They have maintained a sound relation since they got married. Besides, he has never been involved in any affairs.
Darren Rovell Career
Rovell began his career at ESPN.com as he was recruited as a sports business writer. At that time, he reported on sports agents, contracts on ESPN’s SportsCenter, and endorsements.
Moreover, in 2006, Rovell joined CNBC and hosted five primetime documentaries for CNBC to date. Until now, he has anchored five primetime documentaries which include;
- Swoosh! Inside Nike
- Inside Track: Refueling the Business of NASCAR
- As Seen on Tv
- Business Model: Inside the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
- Behind The Counter: The Untold Story of Franchising
Furthermore, Rovell is also a writer who has written a book known as First In Thirst: How Gatorade Turned The Science of Sweat Into A Cultural Phenomenon. In addition, he is a writer for the book On the Ball: What You Can Learn About Business From America’s Sports Leaders.
Up to date, he has interviewed several big names in the sports including Michael Jordan, Maria Sharapova, Dwyane Wade, Tiger Woods, LeBron James, and few others.
Aside from sportsperson, Darren has also interviewed Major League Baseball President and COO Bob DuPuy, WWE Chairman Vince McMahon, and some more big names.
Darren Rovell Awards
Rovell won an Emmy Award for his effort to NBC’s 2008 Election coverage.
Darren Rovell Net Worth
Darren is estimated at a net worth of $5 million as of 2020. The primary source of his income is from his journalism career and as a business analyst.