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Amanda Balionis Bio Wikipedia, Age, Boyfriend (Married Partner) Wedding

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Personal Details Summary
Name Amanda Balionis / Amanda Renner
Hometown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Age / How old / Birthday / Date of Birth / DOB June 20, 1986. As of 2022, she is around 36 years old.
Husband / Spouse / Wedding / Marriage / Dating / Boyfriend In March 2021, Amanda got engaged to a guy named Bryan Renner. Amanda often shares the photos of two of them on Instagram.
Children / No. of Kids None
Amanda Balionis Nationality American
Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race White
Is Amanda Balionis Lithuanian? Yes, she confirmed this in a May 2017 tweet.
Is Amanda Balionis a good golfer? Amanda is not a golfer, but she is one of the most famous sportscasters of golf on CBS Sports.
Wiki Biography / Profile Information

Introduction :

Amanda Balionis Renner is a popular American sports reporter. Currently, Balionis is dedicated to reporting golf for CBS Sports & is very well respected in the sporting community.

Personal Life : Parents & Family Background

  • Born in 1987, Amanda Balionis is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • Amanda’s parents are named Dana (mother) & Anthony (father). Her dad is originally from South Hills, while her mom is from Squirrel Hill.
  • The family moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, when Amanda was ten years old.
  • Always obsessed with the sport from a young age, Amanda comes from a golf obsessed family & started playing volleyball while in high school.
  • Education : Amanda attended Manheim Township High School from 2000-2004 and then went straight to Hofstra University to study Broadcast Journalism, graduating in 2008.
  • While at college, Amanda was a very active student, involving herself at the local WRHU radio station, the student newspaper (The Chronicle) and being a part of the Association for Women in Communications.
  • Since her graduation, Amanda has had a rapidly rising career. She started working for the local newspaper and then moved onto TV sport broadcasting jobs.
  • She also has a strong social media presence now with over 75,000 Twitter followers and over 200,000 followers on Instagram.
  • Is Amanda Balionis engaged? : In March 2021, Amanda got engaged to NFL player and coach, Bryan Renner. Bryan was a member of the University of North Carolina’s football team from 2011 to 2013, after which he spent time on several NFL practice teams. He began coaching in 2017 and is now working as an assistant at Florida International University.

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Career, Income, Salary & Net worth :

  • Amanda’s journalistic career started while at university, interning for CBS 2, ABC News NOW, the New York Islanders and the New York Jets.
  • All of these internships occurred throughout the university, but once graduated, she worked for the local Lancaster Newspaper from 2008-2009 as a Reporter.
  • Here, she hosted a weekly online segment along with producing and editing a range of sporting segments.
  • After working for the newspaper, it seems Amanda’s TV career started to progress very quickly from here onwards. She soon started work as a Freelance Sideline Reporter for Verizon Sports covering Rutgers Women’s soccer & basketball among other high school team sports.
  • After a few months, she became a Sideline Reporter for the MSG Network covering the “High School Game of the Week”. Soon after this, she spent ten months working as a Volleyball Commentator and Features Reporter for MSG Varsity, covering a range of football and volleyball related segments.
  • In March 2011, she was offered the chance to become an Anchor and Reporter for PGA TOUR where she stayed for five years, hosting PGA TOUR Today amongst other shows. This TV opportunity leads her to become host & presenter for Callaway Golf. She made this move in April 2016.
  • Another career jump occurred in 2017, after being asked to be part of the CBS Sports Golf Team, one of the biggest American sporting broadcast stations.
  • Amanda has become the main controller of the mobile 72-inch SmartCart screen which CBS has been rolling out since 2016. She has been the host of many CBS golf segments throughout the year.

Interesting Facts & Trivia :

  • In 2013, while working for PGA Tour she had the opportunity to work at “The Masters” and the “British Open” in Scotland.
  • She ended up being the only American on the broadcast, while the rest of the crew were from British TV industry. This included 16 hour days, but she stated that it was ‘the best experience.’
  • In 2016, Amanda’s parents were caught in a horrific car accident. They were lucky to survive it, but her dad passed away a couple of years later. Her mother is now retired and lives in Florida.
  • Has Amanda Balionis gained weight? : Post the death of her father in Sep 2018, she gained around 15 pounds. She later sought help from experts & changed her habits to improve her health.

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Body Info / Physical Features

Amanda Balionis Measurements :

  • Eye Color : Brown
  • Haircut / Hair Color : Blonde
  • How tall / Height : 5’ 5”
  • Amanda Balionis Feet / Legs / Shoe Size : 7.5
  • Pregnant ? : Currently, she is not expecting a baby.

35 thoughts on “Amanda Balionis Bio Wikipedia, Age, Boyfriend (Married Partner) Wedding”

    1. It certainly is a great thing. Amanda is smart personable and a good golfer…all qualities present in my Lithuanian brothers and sisters. CBS is fortunate to have her as the players seem to like her because she does not ask ignorant or irrelevant questions.

      Charles Alkinsis

  1. I am 84 and I love Amanda’s interviews. She is just outstanding and knows just the exact things to ask and to do. She is a beautiful girl and not hard to look at when you reach my age.

  2. I love watching golf and listening to Amanda’s interviews. I am 81 years young and have been playing the game for 52 years. Congrats on your marriage to Bryn. My husband and I have been married for 61 years.

  3. Amanda always brings a positive attitude to the player’s interviews. It is refreshing to have a positive perspective vs social media always looking to humiliate. Thx you Amanda

  4. Amanda is great for the game of golf. She’s personable wth all the players know matter who it is. Super knowledgeable about the sport, and yes, very pretty! All around a great anchor. Home run CBS!

  5. Amanda is definitely a major asset to the golf broadcasts – I sit up and pay attention when she is on-air! You go girl!!!

  6. Amanda since it says you are not married. Let me take you out to dinner. I love golf and because of that I have seen you and your interviews. Let me no what time to meet you for dinner you are awesome.

  7. I LOVE Amanda. She is so pleasant and obviously knows a lot about the game and the players. Look forward to seeing her every broadcast.
    Shirley

  8. So refreshing to see a bright golf commentator who doesn’t open every interview with the standard boring but easy out…” what does this MEAN to you?”
    Don’t let some slept field producer get in your way Amanda…keep doing your own study on every situation.
    From someone who spent more than 14 years in broadcasting.

  9. Good from the get go, but is getting even better as she seems to be getting more and more comfortable in her role.most importantly she has the ability to put the golfers at ease, and she appears to having great fun herself. She is someone you just like to sit down and have dinner with.

  10. It is refreshing to have a host who enjoys what she is doing and has a gift when talking to some of the golf greats as well as up and coming golfers. She seems to set everyone at ease…

    A great future is ahead for this young lady…

  11. She is a breath of fresh air to the game of televised golf. Her and Tiger will bring back the viewers for sure. Good luck Amanda!

  12. Amanda Balionis is the greatest addition to golf broadcasting in 20 years and is by far the best lady pro golf ever! (I Am 70, golf and have watched since 1958 on TV. ). She is genuine, fully engaged and is getting more comfortable steadily. She 8ndeed is lovely and seems as lovely inside for certain. I am a fan and I wish her a steady rise and we’ll deserved success! Amanda, Shine On!

  13. Amanda did an outstanding job with interviews at the Masters! Truly a professional job. CBS is lucky to have her. John Hewes

  14. Women like Amanda too!. She really does seem to be enjoying herself when on air. I hope CBS knows what they have in her. Great to see a talented and ambitious young lady covering sports.

  15. WELL, I AM 84 YEARS OLD AND THE YOUNG LADY IS DOING
    A WONDERFUL JOB OF INTERVIEWING MANY OF THE
    TOP GOLFERS IN TOURNAMENTS AND ON TV…AND…I’M
    NOT THAT OLD TO KNOW A PRETTY LADY WHEN I SEE ONE.
    THANK YOU CBS…

  16. my interest in golf has not gone south. Amanda is exciting to watch as she interviews some of the top talent in the sport. I would like to meet Amanda to discuss golf. I am a 7 handicapper.

    In my opinion Amanda will replace Danaka Patrick as the new spokes person in any sport.

    You go girl.

  17. Whenever Amanda is shown doing an end-of-round interview it seems the whole TV screen brightens up. Personalty PLUS she glamorous in golf shorts. Maybe CBS should try and fit her in more coverage. I know guys who are watching your golf coverage just to see her.

  18. Amanda are you of Greek. If you are I put you right up there with Jennifer Anniston. You are a beautiful young lady with a great future ahead.

  19. Not being discriminatory, but this is one female which handles herself well no matter who the person or what the sport. I wrote sports for a daily newspaper for over 45 years. Very impressed. Keep up the good work, Amanda.

  20. Watch out Blair O’Neal, Amanda is taking over.girl next door and drop dead beautiful all rolled into one. Beautiful, smart, personality!! The whole package!

  21. Knowledgeable, Engaging, personable, and not self centered as someone previously suggested. Good addition to the staff and good for Pro Golf.

  22. Amanda definitely knows golf for sure. She does great interviews and she’s hot to boot!!! Nuff said!!

  23. Grew up about a mile from where Jordan Spieth now lives in North Dallas. Played all 4 years on the Jesuit High School (now Jesuit Preparatory College) Golf team where Jordan also played.
    my entire family has played golf in Dallas for decades and have been members at various Golf Clubs around the country–including the Boulders in Scottsdale and the Jackson Hole Golf & Tennis Club…
    So, we know a little about golf…

    Amanda is terrific. She has worked very hard to be where she is today and is to be congratulated for her desire to excel at her profession. She is attractive, personable and a great asset to the CBS PGA Golf Team Crew!
    You go, girl!!!

  24. Yeah Amanda is great, and she is gorgeous. I really only watch golf when Tiger Woods is contending in the final round, but Amanda’s presence, poise, and insight certainly livens up the coverage.

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