Alex Curry is an American TV personality, sports broadcaster, producer, and writer best known for her work on Fox Sports. She serves as the host of FOX Bet Live on FS1 and co-host of other FS1 shows like UNDISPUTED and The HERD.
The San Diego State University alum, who was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, has worked on stories from different sports across the world; from football to baseball, basketball, volleyball, hockey, eSports, and contact sports. She has endeared herself to sporting fans with her charming personality and beautiful smile, prompting an inquisition into her life.
Alex Curry Biography Summary
- Full Name: Alex Curry
- Date of Birth: 27 May 1987
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California
- Ethnicity: Caucasian
- Nationality: American
- Education: San Diego State University
- Profession: Sports Broadcaster
- Parents: Tim and Peggy Curry
- Height: 5 feet 6 inches (1.71 m)
- Instagram: alex_curry
Alex Curry is an LA Girl
Alex Curry was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She came into the world on May 27, 1987, in the southwestern Los Angeles County city of Manhattan Beach. She is the oldest of four girls born to her parents Peggy and Tim Curry.
Alex was raised by both her parents who gave their children a comfortable life. Influenced by the city where she was raised, a young Alex was said to have wanted to become an actress. As a result, she attended a few actor training programs and appeared in various school plays. She also managed to bag a minor TV role or two but that aspiration didn’t come up to anything.
For her education, Alex Curry attended Mira Costa High School before enrolling at San Diego State University to study Journalism. In both high school and college, she was a member of her school’s soccer teams. In college, she was a part of the San Diego State team that won the 2006 NIRSA National Championship. Alex later graduated in 2009 with a major in Journalism and a minor in Business Marketing.
Who are Her Parents?
Alex Curry’s parents have been identified as Peggy and Tim Curry. Her mother Peggy is the brain behind the Growing Great charity organization that aims to teach kids about maintaining a healthy lifestyle through nutrition and science-based gardening practices.
Alex’s father Tim, on the other hand, is said to have owned and managed an organic energy drink company.
Curry Began Her Career in College
Alex Curry was still a student at San Diego State University when she began making strides toward building a career in journalism. She did so by landing a behind-the-scenes gig on the Joe Lewis Production Company and Fuel TV. After her graduation in 2009, she landed a job as a personal assistant on Last Call with Carson Daly. She also served as the talent manager for ESPN’s X Games but most notably was able to land her first on-screen role as a fill-in host on Fuel TV Download and E! News Now.
Subsequently, Curry worked for Fox College Sports, FOX Sports West, NBC Sports, and NBC. She covered events like the World University Games in China, the Pro Beach Volleyball Series, and the Red Bull Signature series held in various places across the world.
Her Work on FOX Sports Brought Her Fame
Alex Curry’s work on FOX Sports brought her to the limelight. She joined FOX Sports West in 2012 as the host of Angels Weekly and Kings Weekly. She had served as a longtime reporter for the two Los Angeles-based baseball and ice hockey teams but will notably be remembered for her performance in covering the Kings’ 2014 Stanley Cup championship. Her work on the Angels and Kings broadcast crews earned her three Telly awards.
In the following years, Curry’s role on the network would expand to encompass other shows. She has gone on to serve as co-host of shows like Skip and Shannon: Undisputed and The Herd with Colin Cowherd among others.
Alex Curry is Married to Singer Jeff Nisen
Alex Curry does not let so much about her personal life to the public but it is public knowledge that she is married to American singer Jeff Nisen. On his website, Jeff describes himself as a “guitarist, singer, songwriter, beer drinker, and international sex symbol with a keen knack for over-exaggeration.”
The sports journalist and musician tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in her hometown on July 2, 2016. They are said to have started dating sometime in 2012 after meeting in a local Los Angeles bar where Jeff was performing. They kept the relationship a secret before making things known to the public when they were about to exchange vows.
Curry and Nisen have been together now for close to a decade but are yet to start having kids.
What is Alex Curry’s Salary?
The salaries of anchors on Fox range from $33,000 to $112,000 a year. While she is not quite a big name on the network, Alex Curry is believed to earn close to $100,000 per annum thanks to her roles on the top shows on the network. She has since amassed an estimated net worth of $1.2 million.