Rich Eisen Biography
Rich Eisen is a TV journalist and currently (2021) the sports journalist for NFL Network. He has his own daily sports radio show, The Rich Eisen Show which has video simulcasts on NBCSN and Peacock, and its replays posted on Youtube. Prior to joining NFL Network, Eisen worked for ESPN. The journalist has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan and a Master of Science degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
Rich Eisen Age and Birthday
Eisen is 52 years old as of 2021. He was born on June 24, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York. He celebrates his birthday on the 24th of June every year.
Rich Eisen Height
Eisen stands at a height measurement of 6 feet and 0 inch.
Rich Eisen Family | Parents
Eisen was to a Jewish family. He was raised in Staten Island. His father, who passed away in 2019, was named Joel Eisen. Rich’s parents divorced in 1973.
Rich Eisen Wife
Eisen is married to Suzy Shuster, a sportscaster, and former ESP college football sideline reporter.
Rich Eisen Children
Eisen, together with his wife Suzy Shuster has three children; two sons and one daughter. One of his sons is named Xander Eisen.
Rich Eisen Career | NFL Network
Eisen started working working when he was still in College. He worked as a staff writer for the daily newspaper the Staten Island Advance from 1990 to 1993. He then worked with Chicago Tribune from 1993 to 1994. In addition, the journalist worked as a reporter and sports anchor at KRCR-TV in Redding, California, from 1994 to 1996.
Eisen joined ESPN in 1996. He worked as part of duo with sportcaster Stuart Scott. At ESPN, he became well known for his sense of humor, most markedly his impression of Atlanta Braves broadcaster Skip Caray. In addition, he was the host of the first season of ESPN reality series Beg, Borrow & Deal. The journalist also hosted Major League Baseball coverage for ESPNradio. One of his notable achievement while working with ESPN was breaking the news of St.Louis baseball player Mark McGwire’s retirement. Following McGwire’s retirement, he had an exclusive interview with him discussing his decision.
Rich hosts the first ever podcast made by NFL.com by the name The Rich Eisen Podcast. The podcast features a wide variety of guests from sports and entertainment, who talk about football and current events.
Eisen joined NFL Network in 2003. He was the main host of the Network’s program NFL Total Access until August 2011. He was also the host of the network’s first pregame show, NFL GameDay Morning. The sports journalist also hosts NFL GameDay Highlights ,Thursday Night Football pregame, halftime, and postgame shows, and special on-location coverage from league events such as Kickoff, Pro Football Hall of Fame, NFL Scouting Combine, NFL Draft and Super Bowl.
Rich wrote a book titled Total Access which was published in 2007.
Rich Eisen Net worth | NFL Salary
Eisen has an estimated net worth of $30 million. He earns an annual salary of $5 million at NFL Network.