Sportscaster

Samantha Ponder

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Age 38
Birthday December 111985
Birth Sign Sagittarius
City Phoenix
Country AZ
Profession Sportscaster

Samantha Ponder is a famous Sportscaster, born on December 11, 1985 in United States. As of December 2022, Samantha Ponder’s net worth is $5 Million. She initially worked for Fox Sports Net.

Parents Jerry Steele, Cindi Steele
Father Not Available
Mother Not Available
Siblings Jerrod Jefferson ¨JJ¨, Barron Steele
Spouse Christian Ponder
Children(s) Bowden Sainte-Claire Ponder

Samantha Ponder Biography

She is best known as a reporter and host on “College Gameday” and as a sideline reporter for college basketball games on ESPN. Samantha Ponder (née Steele) (born December 11, 1985) is an American sportscaster who is currently the host of Sunday NFL Countdown on ESPN. Prior to hosting Sunday NFL Countdown, Ponder worked as a reporter/host for ESPN college football and as a basketball sideline reporter. Ponder replaced Erin Andrews on College GameDay Saturdays at 10 AM ET on ESPN, as well as co-host of the Saturday 9 AM ET edition on ESPNU. In addition to her duties on College Gameday, Ponder had been the regular sideline reporter for ESPN’s Thursday Night College Football with Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, and David Pollack from August 2012 until 2014. Ponder also appeared on the ESPN-owned Texas-oriented regional network Longhorn Network..

She married NFL quarterback Christian Ponder in 2012.

Born in Phoenix, Arizona, Ponder attended Central High School in Phoenix. Ponder first attended The King’s College in New York City after high school. While in New York City, she applied for a hostess job at ESPN Zone where she met Ben Keeperman, a college football researcher and manager with ABC Sports Radio and that led to an internship at the network which in turn led to a researcher-assistant job with ABC-TV on the college football studio show. She transferred to Liberty University after Liberty’s Sr. Sports Producer Bruce Carey offered her a job as sideline reporter for the Liberty Flames sports television network. After graduating in 2009, she worked for Fox Sports Net and Fox College Sports as a sideline reporter for Pac-10 and Big 12 college basketball and football games. On July 7, 2011, ESPN’s Longhorn Network announced that it had hired Ponder as a sideline reporter. Ponder, along with Kevin Dunn and Lowell Galindo, were the newly created network’s first three talent hires. After accepting her position with the Longhorn Network, Ponder relocated to Austin, Texas.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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After a brief courtship, she married then-Minnesota Vikings quarterback, Christian Ponder, on December 17, 2012, in Hudson, Wisconsin. She started appearing on ESPN/ABC broadcasts by her married name, starting with the January 1, 2013 broadcast of the CapitalOne Bowl. In July 2014, the couple became parents of a daughter, Bowden Sainte-Claire “Scout”. Sam also gave birth to a boy, Robinson True, with Ponder in June 2017, and a girl, Price, in July 2018.

Samantha Ponder Net Worth

Samantha Ponder is one of the richest Sportscaster & listed on most popular Sportscaster. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Samantha Ponder‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
Salary Under Review
Source of Income Sportscaster
Cars Not Available
House Living in own house.

She studied at Liberty University and Central High School.

After a brief courtship, she married then-Minnesota Vikings quarterback, Christian Ponder, on December 17, 2012, in Hudson, Wisconsin. She started appearing on ESPN/ABC broadcasts by her married name, starting with the January 1, 2013 broadcast of the CapitalOne Bowl. In July 2014, the couple became parents of a daughter, Bowden Sainte-Claire “Scout”. Sam also gave birth to a boy, Robinson True, with Ponder in June 2017, and a girl, Price, in July 2018.

Who is Samantha Ponder dating?

According to our records, Samantha Ponder married to Christian Ponder. As of May 2022, Samantha Ponder’s is not dating anyone.

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Samantha Ponder Height

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Height 5 ft 6 in
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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Sportscaster. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Samantha Ponder celebrates birthday on December 11 of every year.

Is Samantha Ponder still married?

Samantha Ponder
OccupationESPN Sunday NFL Countdown host
Years active2006–present
Spouse(s)Christian Ponder ​ ( m. 2012)​
Children3

What is Sam Ponder salary?

Countdown host Sam Ponder and the network have reportedly agreed to a new contact, according to Andrew Marchand of The New York Post. The deal will reportedly pay her a total of about $3 million over the next three years.

Where is Samantha Ponder now?

Sam and Christian were married in 2012. The happy couple has three children together – Scout, True and Price. They live in New York City, where they both work.

Why is Samantha ponder not on NFL Countdown today?

According to New York Post sports media reporter Andrew Marchand, Ponder’s absence is related to Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury testing positive for COVID-19. Kingsbury is out for today’s game, and since Ponder interviewed him two days ago, she is being held off Countdown.

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