Will Cain Biography

Will Cain is an American Journalist, sports commentator, and columnist famously known for being the host of the show Fox and Friends and The Will Cain Show. He is a well-known political analyst known for his conservative views.

Early Life

Charles Willaim Cain was born on 28th March 1975 in Sherman Texas, USA in a Christian family and is of white Caucasian ethnicity. He has not shared much about his parents and family but is known to have a younger sibling brother.

His father is known to have died in 2001 when Will and his brother were still young. He has kept his background private and has not shared much about it. Will completed his high school education at a local school in Texas.

Will attended Pepperdine University and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications with distinction (cum laude) in the year 1997. While at the university, he was part of the water polo team. He later went on to attend the University of Texas Law School in the year 2000. He graduated with a Juris Doctor degree in 2003.

Will Cain Career

Will moved to Montana immediately after graduation and decided to write a book while he was also working as a Ranch hand. He moved back to Texas in 2001 after the death of his father and decided to buy two local newspapers and later sold them to Las Vegas Review journal’s publisher Stephens Media.

He later decided to become an entrepreneur and start his own company named Quince Media. he started a magazine and website under the company. In 2011, he started co-hosting the CNN show In the Arena with ED Hill. He worked there for a short while as a fill-in host. In 2015, he joined ESPN and became a radio show host.

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First Take

He often appeared on the show Outside the Lines and later got a full-time position as a co-host on the show First Take. He hosted the show for a while and later he also became the host of the show The RvenRussilo Show. Will also started his own Podcast show with ESPN named The Will Cain Show where he talked about sports and politics.

The show aired on weekdays and received a huge audience and response. While at ESPN he also contributed to the show The Blaze and Starting Point frequently. In 2018, he got his own full-time radio show on ESPN radio. It opened up the channel’s coverage range to sports which was earlier more restricted to social and political coverage.

Recently in 2020, he announced leaving ESPN radio to change his job and work at Fox News where he would cover more Political issues than just being restricted to sports. He filmed his last episode of First Take and The Will Cain show with the previous channel in June 2020. He started appearing on the Fox Channel’s show Fox and friends weekend in August 2020 and has been appearing on the show since then.


Will was under a lot of media attention when he referred to Antonio Brown’s contract request during the Brown’s trade to Oakland riders on the show First Take as like a Suicide Bomber. He received a lot of backlash for this statement and comparison from all the media houses and persons in 2019.

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Will has not been in many controversies since then but has always been in the media for his conservative views. He is also considered by many news and media houses as “not needed during current political discussions”. He often has view clashes with his fellow persons at ESPN but he always listened and understood all their views and is respected to have a separate and fearless voice.

Will Cain Biography

Real Name Charles Williams Cain
Birth Date March 28, 1975
Age (as of 2023) 48 Years
Birth Place Sherman, Texas, United States
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aries

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 3” – in Centimeters – 190 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 80 kg  –  in Pounds –  176 lbs
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Slim


Father Charles Larry Cain
Mother Rosalind Williams Cain Motley
Sister Molly Jane Cain
Brother Stephen Matthew Cain aka Matt, Jay E. Cain


School Not Known
College Pepperdine University (BA); University of Texas School of Law (JD)

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Kathleen Cain
Children Two (Charlie and West)

Personal Life

Will is currently married to his wife Kathleen Cain. She is known to have run the TCS NYC marathon for team Debra and is also involved in community work. The couple has not shared much about how they met and got married but it is known that Will waited for five years to get married to Kathleen.

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He has two teenage sons named Charlie and West with his wife. Will goes on several family trips and they recently went on a road trip to Zion. He is currently settled in New York with his family. He is also interested in water sports and surfing.

Will Cain Net Worth

Will has been a journalist and columnist for several years and has been working hard ever since he started. He has worked with big news channels and earned a lot of wealth through hosting shows and writing columns. He has majorly sourced his income by being a journalist. His net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $1.5 million.


  • Will was the only Walk-on player who scored a goal against UC Santa Barbara in 1996. 
  • Will has earlier thought of having a career as a water polo player and planned to join USC.
  • He is known to be a pet and animal lover and his family owns a Doberman breed dog named Violet.
  • Will is also interested in fishing and goes on several fishing trips with friends and family.
  • He has always been politically critical of Trump and he also announced on the show First Take that he did not vote for Trump in the presidential elections in 2016.

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