Salary and Net worth
| Date of Birth : Nov 7th, 1951
| Age : 68 Years old
Chris Mortensen is an American Sports Journalist who works for ESPN franchise including ESPN Radio, SportsCenter and more. Being one of the popular reporters in ESPN, Chris Mortensen salary is huge that has boosted Chris Mortensen net worth to more than $6 million. Altogether he has won more than 18 awards in journalism. The major one is being National Headliner Award for Investigative Reporting in all categories. He is also an author. He also has made a film.
When Chris came to know that he couldn’t follow a career in sports, he also left the goal of becoming a coach and teacher. He started to realize the challenge of sports journalism from it. He began his journey into writing with a job in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Here he filed investigative reports and covered NFL.
For the National, he also did the same after being appointed as one of the first writers by Editor Frank Deford. His career began to submerged after joining the ESPN Network. Here he has been reporting for the Emmy-winning programs like NFL GameDay, NFL Countdown, Sunday NFL Countdown and much more.
Battle of Chris Mortensen With Grade 4 Cancer
In 2016, Chris was diagnosed with Stage IV throat cancer but he was able to defeat this cancer and he made an announcement in August of 2016 that he will comeback in NFL’s regular season.
Chris’s Married Life with his wife
Chris Mortensen met with his present wife Micki in 1983. At that time, she was working part-time for the Braves while he worked as a beat writer for the same team. Chris and Micki dated for over a year and soon got married in 1984. She has been with him for more than 27 years. She has been his partner in both bad as well good times. In early 2016, when he had a throat cancer, his spouse helped him in his battle with the disease. Chris has a son named Alex with Micki.
Wiki and Bio
Born on 7th November 1951, Chris Mortensen age is 65 years old as of 2017. Chris was born to the white parents in Torrance, California, U.S. He joined the North Torrance High School and served for two years in the Army during Vietnam War. He has gone through weight loss after suffering from the disease. More info in her personal and professional life can be found from Chris Mortensen Wiki sites.