Who is Lisa Salters?
Alisia ‘Lisa’ Salters was born on 6 March 1966, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania USA, so is currently aged 53. She is a journalist, probably best recognized for serving as a reporter for ESPN’s coverage of the National Basketball Association (NBA) on ABC and ESPN’s “Monday Night Football”. Moreover, she is also known for working for the ABC network.
Would you like to know more about Lisa Salters’ professional career and personal life? How rich is she, as of now? Is she married? If you are interested, stay tuned and find out.
Lisa Salters Net Worth
Her professional career started in 1988, and she has been an active member in the news broadcast industry ever since. So, if anyone of you ever wondered how rich Lisa Salters is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of her net worth is over $2.5 million, accumulated through her successful career in the field of journalism. Her salary per year is now over $235,000. If she continues to expand her career further, her net worth will certainly increase in the coming years.
Early Life and Education
Concerning her early life, Lisa spent her childhood in King of Prussia, raised by her parents, whose names and professions have not been revealed to the public. Information on any siblings is also unknown.
Regarding her education, Lisa went to Upper Merion Area High School, and upon matriculation enrolled in Penn State University, from which she graduated with a BA degree in Broadcast Journalism in 1988. While in there, Lisa played in the position of a guard for the Lady Lions, a basketball team, in the 1986-1987 season, being the shortest player in the history of the college with a height of 5ft 2ins (1.57m).
Speaking about her career, Lisa became involved in the field of journalism right after she obtained her degree, as she started working in the position of a reporter for WBAL-TV in Baltimore in 1988. She worked there until 1995, gaining enough knowledge and experience as a journalist, which also marked the establishment of her net worth.
Undoubtedly her outstanding academic performance helped her to climb the ladder of success so rapidly, as in 1995 she moved to Los Angeles, California, to join ABC News, working in the position of a news correspondent. During the next five years there, she distinguished herself as a professional and ambitious journalist, as she was a reporter for the daily evening television news program “World News Tonight With Peter Jennings”, and also worked as a correspondent for “ABC World News Tonight With David Muir” in 1998, increasing her net worth by a large margin. Furthermore, she also covered such stories as the O.J. Simpson murder trial, the crash of TWA Flight 800, the Oklahoma City bombing trials, the Matthew Shepard murder, etc.
Rise to Fame and ESPN
In March of 2000, Lisa decided to leave news reporting to become a sports journalist, as she accepted an offer to join the ESPN network, and started working in the position of a general assignment reporter. She covered such stories as the murder conspiracy trial of Rae Carruth, the 2002 FIFA World Cup, the 2004 Olympic Games, and the 2006 Winter Olympics Games. Besides that, she had an opportunity to serve as the lead sideline reporter of the NBA Finals in 2006, after which she became the featured correspondent for the segments “Deadly Death” and “Parkour” of the show “E:60” in 2007. She also worked on various sports events in US Central Command in Qatar, before the Iraq war began. By the end of the 2000s, Lisa had also covered the Rose Bowl from 2008 to 2010, adding a considerable amount to her net worth and increasing enormously her popularity.
To speak further of her career, Lisa has been working as a reporter for ESPN’s coverage of the NBA on ABC since 2005. In April of 2012, she was named a sideline reporter and co-producer for “Monday Night Football”, on which she is still working, and since 2014, she has been serving as a reporter for the NFL Pro Bowl, so her net worth is certainly rising.
Awards, Nominations, Recognitions
Thanks to her accomplishments in the field of journalism, Lisa was inducted not only into the Upper Merion Area High School’s Hall of Fame, but also into the Montgomery County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in 2017. Besides that, her story “Ray Of Hope” earned her a Sports Emmy Award nomination in 2008, and she also won three more nominations for the same award in the Outstanding Sports Reporter category in 2013, 2014, and 2015, as well as the 2018 Excellence in Media Award.
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Personal Life: Is she married?
To talk about her personal life, Lisa Salters tends to keep information about it far away from the eyes of the public. So, we have no any details of her dating history; however, it is believed that she is single now and hasn’t married, but that she adopted a son, named Samuel Salters. In her spare time, she enjoys playing PlayStation.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Speaking about her appearance and physical attributes, Lisa Salters is apparently an attractive woman with dark brown hair and dark brown colored eyes. Although she is in her early 50s, Lisa has a fit figure, as she stands at a height of 5ft 2ins (1.57m), while her weight is reputed to be around 105lbs (48kgs), and her vital statistics 34-29-36.
Social Media Presence
In addition to her career, Lisa is active across many of the most popular social media sites, which she uses not only to promote her projects but also to share various other content with her fans. So she runs her official Twitter account, on which she has almost 34,000 fans, as well as her official Instagram account, having more than 2,000 followers.