Full Name: Samantha Ponder
Age: 34 years 11 months
Birth Date: December 11, 1985
Birth Place: Arizona, USA
Net Worth: $12.5 million
Salary: $4.9 million
Height / How tall: 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)
Ethnicity: North American
Father’s Name: Jerry Steele
Mother’s Name: Cindi Steele
Education: King’s College
Weight: 58 Kg
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Waist Size: 25 inch
Bra Size: 35 inch
Hip Size: 36 inch
Lucky Number: 5
Who is Samantha Ponder?
Samantha Ponder is an American journalist. She is a sportscaster from Phoenix, Arizona, currently a reporter and host for the ESPN College Football and Basketball Games.
Since August 2012 she has been a regular sideline reporter for ESPN’s Thursday Night College Football.
Samantha Ponder: Birth Facts, Family
Samantha Ponder was born on December 11, 1985, in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. She has an American nationality and is of North American descent.
Her birth name is Samantha Saint-Claire Ponder. Her parents are Cindy Steel and Jerry Steel.
Samantha Ponder: Education
Ponder attended Central High School in Phoenix. She first attended high school and later at King’s College in New York City. While in New York City, she applied for a job as a hostess in the ESPN Zone.
Samantha Ponder: Professional life, career
Samantha began her journalism career as an intern at ESPN Zone. Shortly afterward, she began working as a researcher-assistant with ABC-TV on a college football studio show.
After that, she was hired as a sideline reporter for the Liberty Flames sports television network. She left Liberty in 2009 to work as a sideline reporter for Fox SportsNet and Fox College Sports for the Pac-10 and Big 12 college basketball and football games.
After spending two years at Fox, she joined ESPN’s Longhorn Network in July 2011. After accepting his position with the Longhorn Network, Ponder moved to Austin, Texas. Since then, she has worked as a reporter and host for the ESPN College Football and Basketball Games.
Samantha Ponder: Salary, Net Worth
Her net worth $12.5 million. As an athlete, Samantha’s salary is $39,059 or more, excluding the average bonus.
While working at ESPN, she earned about $4.9 million.
Samantha Ponder is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 58 pounds. She is blonde with blue eyes. Her body figures are 35-25-36 inches and she wears a bra size 32c and shoe size 6 US.
Social media profile
She has more than 452K followers on Instagram and 487.7K followers on Twitter.
Samantha Ponder: More about the relationship
Samantha Ponder is married. She is married to the famous American footballer Christian Ponder.
After dating for a while, the couple got married on December 17, 2012, in Hudson, Wisconsin. Since then, she has appeared on ESPN / ABC broadcasts under the name of her marriage.
On July 2, 2014, the couple became parents to a daughter, Bowden Saint-Claire, named after Christian coach Bobby Bowden in Florida.