Nick Wright Biography

Nick Wright is a sports personality who has appeared frequently on Fox Sports 1. He is a best-known American sports personality who also appears on the sports radio talk show while hosting them.

Early Life

Nick Wright was born on 3rd October 1984 and was brought up in Kansas City, Missouri. He went to Syracuse University from where he did his graduation and attained a degree in journalism in 2007. Shortly after, he became a well-known contestant on the show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.

Nick Wright Career

After attaining his graduation from Syracuse, Wright started working for his career. He first began with sporting and broadcasting career with KCSP 610 AM radio station where he was hired as a production assistant for the station. The station was based in his hometown Kansas City. Later, he was outfitted as a host for the show “What’s Wright with Nick Wright?” that was his weekly program being hosted on the station. He was being called as “most popularizing and likely most popular host” by the newspaper “The Pitch” because of which he was also named in the best sports personalities of 2010.

His work as a sports commentator was always praised and criticized by the media outlets. His sports show “First Things First” was called to be the most reasonable, enjoyable thing over the channel for which Wright was one of the major reasons to watch. He was being called one of the main personalities who knew how to build a convincing argument behind the available statistics. His ability to talk about social and political issues within the context of sports-related content was also praised by numerous media outlets. One of his opinions over the protest of the US national anthem which was sparked by Colin Kaepernick’s activism was attained positively by the German Lopez of “Vox” who wrote that Nick had the right way to distill the topics which are seen on the television.

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Controversy

In June 2019, Wright received a lot of attention because of his inaccurate claims over the NBA Finals MVP Awards of 2015 in his episode of “First Things First”. After receiving lots of comments from multiple voters and NBA representatives, Wright apologized. Nick has also made his appearance on PokerGo’s video podcast named “No Gamble, No Future” which was telecast in March 2021.

Nick Wright Biography

Real Name Nick Wright
Birth Date 3 October 1984
Age (as of 2021) 37 Years
Birth Place Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Nationality American, British
Profession Television personality
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Libra

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 11” – in Centimeters – 180 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 75 kg  –  in Pounds –  165 lbs
Shoe Size 9 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Slim

Family

Father Louie Wright
Mother Charlene Wright
Sister Joanna Wright
Brother None

Qualification/Education

School Not Known
College Syracuse University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Wife Danielle Wright
Children Three

Personal life

Nick Wright is married to Danielle Wright. They first met in 2007. Before they got married, there was a time in Wright’s life when he used to be depressed, lost, and one of those personalities who used to make bad career and life choices. Danielle is having two kids with her then-boyfriend whose details have not been released publicly. On their very first date, Danielle brought her two kids along with her. Nick is often seen to spend his leisure time with her kids. Nick always received positive vibes whenever it was about Danielle’s kids.

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The couple started spending time together while having Danielle kids in the “happy family”. They spent some years together and finally decided to get married. They tied their knot on 14th April 2013. Later, Nick adopted the two children of Danielle and then welcomed their third child (after marriage) in October 2013. They are living happy family together and frequently go on holidays while sharing their affection for each other on Twitter. The couple has also got a romantic matching tattoo on their body parts.

Nick Wright Net worth

Wright’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. He is making around $75K annual salary from his career as a sports broadcaster. Apart from this, he is also making a fruitful amount of fortune from his investments and other endorsements from social media.

Trivia

  • Nick Wright is the notable character on the show “First Things First”. At the time when he realized that he would not be able to make it into NBA; he decided to go for sportscaster while being at the age of nine.
  • While being in college and working on his skills, he transitioned from radio to television over the years.
  • There was a time in his life when he had to suffer from depression. He found his now-wife Danielle as the rising hope who gave him second life after facing the miserable time of his life and since then he goes on appearing as guest host for various talk shows.

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