Kate Abdo Biography

Kate Abdo is a talented British Sports Broadcaster who has worked for various Sports news channels like CNN, Sky Sports News, Fox News and is currently working for CBS Sports. Her Instagram account has 113 thousand followers and 174.5 thousand followers on Twitter. She also has International work experience as she worked previously in UK, Spain, France, and Germany.

Early Life

Kate was born on 8th September 1981 in Manchester, United Kingdom. The details about her parents have not been shared with the media yet. She also has an older brother whose details have not been shared with the media yet. Kate went to Withington Girls School and completed her high school studies by taking a diploma in Spain. For her higher studies, she went to the University of Salford and graduated with a first-class B.A. Hons in European Language.

Kate Abdo Career

Kate began her broadcasting career at the German international news network, Deutsche Welle. She covered the sports news for their English and German language service. Later she got an opportunity to anchor for CNN World’s Sports Program Daily. Later she began working for Sky Sports News HD located in Germany. She was the public face for the launch of the network and was involved in the development of the network’s coverage, formats, and programming. She moved to the UK to work for Sky Sports and hosted Pay View Boxing events, European Football, Transfer Deadline Day, and Sky Sports News.

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Along with that, she has also hosted Women’s World Cup 2015, Champions League, Europa League, World Cup, FA Cup, and Bundesliga for FOX Sports. She also signed a deal to host Champions league coverage on TNT from Turners Atlanta Studios. Her hosting skills are also known for awards shows like Laureus World Sports Awards and FIFA Ballon d’Or.  She left Fox Sports later because of the cancelation of soccer rights of Inside PBC studio show. In 2020 she was returned to the UK to work for CBS Sports as the host for UEFA Champions League and Europa League. She will be seen hosting more games in the future as some matches have been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Her fans also are updates about her upcoming projects through her social media account.

Controversy

Kate faced criticism at Europa League Final and as she got emotionally after her favorite team Manchester United lost to Villarreal. The public began questioning her professionalism. Some of her colleagues Micah Richards and Jamie Carragher made fun of her and teased her. She deals with criticism like a professional and also makes sure to separate her work and private life.

Kate Abdo Biography

Real Name Kate Abdo
Birth Date September 8, 1981
Age (as of 2021) 39 Years
Birth Place Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Profession Sport Broadcaster
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Virgo

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 173 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 54 kg  –  in Pounds –  119 lbs
Body Measurements 35-25-36
Bra Size 34A
Waist Size 25 Inches
Hips Size 36 Inches
Shoe Size 8 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Slim

Family

Father
Mother
Sister
Brother

Qualification/Education

School Withington Girls’ School
College University of Salford

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Is she Lesbian? No
Who is her Husband? Ramtin Abdo
Children
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Personal Life

In 2010 she married her boyfriend named Ramtin Abdo. They got married in a private and intimate wedding ceremony. She likes to keep her personal life private and low-key away from the media. Despite more than a decade since their marriage, there is no information available regarding their children.

Kate Abdo Net Worth

Kate has earned a lot as a Sports news Host for various news Channels. She was paid around $80,000 annually at Fox News and 25,000 Pounds at CBS News. According to sources her net worth has been estimated more than $1.5 million. Her other sources of income are from sponsorship and by attending various events.

Trivia

  • Her parents work as sports teachers and are soccer fans.
  • At the time of birth, her name was Kate Giles.
  • Her maternal grandmother is from Guyana.
  • At the age of 17, she moved to Spain and learned Spanish.
  • She has also spent time in France and Germany and is fluent in their language.
  • She also hosted the Inside Africa feature show of CNN.

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