Abby Labar Biography

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Abby Labar is an American journalist who has worked for FOX Sports in Raliegh, North Carolina, as a Carolina Hurricanes host and reporter since August 2020. Since 2019, Labar has worked as an ACC Football Sideline Reporter for Raycom Sports.

Early Life, Childhood & Education

Abby Labar was born on July 25, 1995, in Denver, North Carolina, and is 28 years old as of 2024. Her parents are Adam Labar and Wejndy Labar and she grew up with two siblings, Colin and Anna in her hometown.

As a child, she showed interest in various sports like gymnastics, cheerleading, soccer, swimming, basketball, tennis, volleyball, softball, and even considered figure skating. In high school, she focused on cross country, basketball, varsity soccer, and horse riding. Despite her indecisiveness, she always loved sports.

Discovering sports broadcasting in middle school sparked her interest, leading her to pursue it after high school instead of continuing as an athlete. During her college days, she tried various sports-related internships, including with the N.C. State Athletics Department and Spectrum News.

She gained experience in broadcasting, reporting, and hosting, leading to a significant role as a sports reporter while still in college. In 2017, she graduated with a degree in Communication Media Studies and minors in Business Administration and Journalism.

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Abby Labar Career

Abby started her career as a Digital Media Reporter for Pack Pride and also works as the In-Game Host for the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes. She got promoted to Canes Vision Web Host after her first season with the Canes. Abby helped launch “On The Radar,” a series focusing on the team’s social trends.

FOX Sports South invited her to join the weekly ACC Football rotation on RSNs nationwide. Abby covered various stories and games, including Micale Cunningham’s name change, Coach Scott Satterfield’s first ACC win, and the Virginia Tech vs. UNC six-overtime game.

She even took over hosting duties for Bud Foster’s final season. The FOX Sports crew trusted Abby to handle multiple game responsibilities, such as hosting pre- and intermission shows and conducting interviews. 

Social Media

Currently, Abby is actively available on all social media platforms such as Instagram she has gained over 17.7k followers with 605 posts on her account, her Instagram handle is @abbylabar. On Twitter, Abby has more than 20k followers and her handle is @abbylabar_.

Abby Labar Biography

Real Name Abby Labar
Birth Date July 25, 1995
Age (as of 2024) 28 Years
Birth Place Denver, N.C., United States
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Leo

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 54 kg  –  in Pounds –  119 lbs
Shoe Size 6 (U.S.)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Slim

Family

Father Adam Labar
Mother Wendy Labar
Sister Anna Labar
Brother Collin Labar

Qualification/Education

School
College North Carolina State University

Relationship Status

Abby Labar Reporter
Marital Status Engaged
Affair Yes
Who is her fiance/boyfriend? Kriss Proctor
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Personal Life

Abby isn’t married yet but she is happily engaged with her boyfriend, Kriss Proctor. On July 19, 2021, the couple announced their engagement. Abby, on the other hand, has been tight-lipped about how they met or when they want to marry.

Abby Labar Net Worth

Abby’s average annual salary is $66,461. She works for FOX Sports in Raleigh, North Carolina, as a Carolina Hurricanes host and reporter. Labar’s estimated net worth is around $1  million at least.

This includes her property, funds, and earnings. A major part of Abby’s fortune has come from her professional career as a journalist. Labar has amassed wealth through her multiple sources of income, but she likes to live a humble lifestyle.

Trivia

  • Abby Labar has also recently filled in as a fill-in Host and Rinkside Reporter on Carolina Hurricanes broadcasts for FOX Sports South/FOX Sports Carolinas after our current reporter fell ill suddenly this autumn.
  • Abby’s first-ever job was as a Digital Media Reporter.
  • She was part of a number of stories and broadcasts, including the name change of Louisville quarterback Micale Cunningham.

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