Kristen Kenney Biography

Kristen Kenney is well recognized as an American sports anchor, reporter, broadcaster, and journalist. She is a woman with a great-build personality. Her decency and simplicity attract the viewers. Presently, she works as a reporter and broadcaster for the Utah Jazz’s NBA Team in Salt Lake City. Prior to that, she used to serve as a Pit Reporter at NBC’s Sports at Red Bull Global Rallycross on NBC.

Early Life

Kristen Kenney was born on 17th July in Virginia Beach, VA, the United States of America. She kept her parents’ identity away from the media as she appears to be reserved about her family history. However, as per records, it is known that her father was a journalist, who passed away in 2012 cause of a heart attack. She considered her father as her biggest inspiration and motivator. Kristen has a Navy background and has traveled the length and breadth of the US. She later settled in Virginia Beach.

Kenney completed her high school education from First Colonial High School and went to study at Elon University in North Carolina, from where she received a degree in Broadcast Journalism. From the same university, she played Division I Soccer. Later for her further studies, she attended the University of Miami and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting and Arts in 2006.

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Kristen Kenney Career

Kristen worked hard to achieve her goals and went through numerous failures in life. She has set an example for others, who give up easily on their dreams, as to how to achieve your dreams through hard work and passion. During the initiation of her career, she worked at Public Broadcasting Service in Orlando as a reporter and lifestyle host. Later she served for several renowned organizations in the media industry such as NBC Sports for 4 years, ESPN, CBS Corporation, Fox Sports for 2 years. She also served for Golf Channel show Altered Course as a host.

Currently, she is working for NBA Team Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City since 2018 covering both home and away games. She hosted events like 13-week college football series for Yahoo Sports and also a producer and anchored digital content with XOS Digital. She is part of a documentary called ‘Tanzania: A Journey Within’ which made her visit Tanzania where she learned surviving strategies. There she climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and interacted with native tribes. Consequently, she was bitten by a mosquito and suffered from malaria due to which she about to lost her life but survived somehow.

Social Media

Gorgeous Kristen is raising bars on social media. She is considered one of the most good-looking media personalities. Kristen has gathered around 24.7k followers on her Instagram handle @kristenkenney, where she usually posts her pictures with her family and friends. Kristen also posts her videos while hosting. She is also found active on Twitter lately. She has gained 28.7k followers there under the username @kristenkenney.

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Kristen Kenney Biography

Real Name Kristen Kenney
Birth Date July 17
Age (as of 2021) 35-40 Years
Birth Place Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
Nationality American
Profession Sports Anchor, Reporter & Broadcaster Journalist
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Cancer

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 4” – in Centimeters – 162 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 58 kg  –  in Pounds –  127 lbs
Body Measurements 32-25-36
Bra Size 32A
Waist Size 25 Inches
Hips Size 36 Inches
Shoe Size 7 (U.S.)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Gray
Body Type Slim




School First Colonial High School
College Elon University, University of Miami

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Is she Lesbian? No
Who is her Boyfriend? Not Known

Personal Life

In February 2019, Kenney made the announcement for her engagement with her long-time boyfriend Philip Shyatt, who is an Executive Chef in Salt Lake City, UT. However, she hasn’t disclosed much information about her love life. The couple has not yet revealed the dates for their ‘Big Day’ and will update soon once the announcement is made.

Kristen Kenney Net Worth

Kristen Kenney’s estimated net worth is around $1 million while her estimated annual salary is between $24,292 and $72,507. Her net worth includes all properties and assets she owns. She amassed her wealth mostly from the income she earns from her career as a Sports Journalist and Broadcaster. Presently, she is leading a decent and luxurious life.

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  • She is the founder of ‘Malaika for Life’, which helps to raise funds for relief from Malaria diseases.
  • Also, Kenney is the co-owner and co-founder of Lagree Mega-former Fitness Studio in SLC called Peak45.
  • She worked for many companies which include Gatorade, Sonic, Yahoo, Under-Armour, and many more.
  • Kristen is a brand ambassador of Carbon38, a clothing line. Also, she is seen promoting the products of ELITE TAHARI.
  • Kenney has been a part of the award-winning documentary ‘Tanzania: A Journey Within’.

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