Should only the supposedly knowledgeable male populace take up television reporting in the discipline of sports? Kacie McDonnell does not believe so! She has taken up the challenge quite boldly & been a great success!
Personal Life, Parents & Family Background :
- Kacie was born on July 30, 1990, to parents – Michelle and Ken McDonnell.
- Her hometown is Pottsville, Pennsylvania.
- She has two siblings – Isabelle McDonnell and Lochlan McDonnell.
- Kacie is a former hockey player.
- Since 2015, she has been dating Eric Hosmer, a professional baseball player. In October 2020, the couple got engaged. Hosmer is a multi-millionaire, having signed a $144 million deal with the The San Diego Padres in early 2018.
- Earlier, Kacie has been romantically linked to a number of partners including the ex-quarterback of the Minnesota Vikings, Christian Ponder (2011); the Phillies pitcher, Jonathan Pettibone (2013); and the quarterback for the Chiefs, Aaron Murray (2014).
College & Education :
- Kacie graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Specializations in Journalism & Media Production from Villanova University, in May 2012. Villanova awarded her a Curvey scholarship.
- Kacie was a member of the Tri-Delta Sorority.
- She was crowned Miss Teen Pennsylvania International in 2008.
- She was the first runner-up at the national competition held in Chicago.
- Kacie achieved this by collaborating with Silver Ring Thing” and performing on the platform of teen abstinence.
TV Career, Salary & Net Worth :
- In 2012, Kacie started her career as the traffic anchor for the Fox 29’s morning news program & Good Day Philadelphia show. She also engaged in sideline reporting, whenever football season came round.
- Kacie also hosted The Trend, which offered a minute-by-minute account of trends across the worldwide web.
- Thereafter, veteran anchor Mike Jerrick needed a co-anchor for his show, Good Day Philadelphia. Kacie filled the gap perfectly!
- In 2014, Kacie moved to Kansas City from Philadelphia to work for KSHB-TV. Here, she started off in the role of traffic reporter for their show, 41 Action News, every weekday morning.
- In February 2015, the soccer team Sporting Kansas City offered her two roles. Kacie would be a sideline reporter, as well as a pre-game and post-game host. Kacie quit this job in 2016.
- Later, she was a part of the Turner Sports team.
- From August 2016 to August 2019, Kacie was a reporter/anchor for NESN on the East Coast (Boston, MA).
- After three years with NESN, Kacie moved to FOX Nation as a Host. Since August 2021, Kacie has been a host of “Mansion Global” on FOX Business.
- As per Salary(dot)com, the average median salary of a TV Host from New York is $89,463 per year. The salary range is $30,163 to $342,222 annually. ZipRecruiter gives the average salary for this profile as $118,033/year. Drawing from this data, we get a rough estimate of Kacie McDonnell’s salary. Considering her work experience, her annual income can be estimated to be higher than the average figures mentioned above.
Interesting Facts & Trivia :
- Kacie has fulfilled her desire for travel via her work. She has visited six foreign countries, including Greece.
- An occasional fisherwoman, Kacie also plays hockey and golf in her free time.
- Kacie loves to root for teams belonging to her state!
- She has a passion for cooking, baking, and experimenting with new recipes.
- Musical concerts attract her since she is extremely fond of hip-hop and country music. She also binges on many TV series.
- Kacie strives to spread awareness about Pediatric cancer, with the assistance of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
- Kacie is also the ‘voice’ of active military personnel and their families.
Kacie has acquired multiple interests over the years, despite being enchanted with the sporting arena ever since childhood! She is indeed a living example of ‘dream fulfillment’!
Kacie McDonnell Measurements :
- Eye Color : Brown
- Haircut / Hair Color : Brown
- How tall is Kacie McDonnell Height : 5′ 3″
- Feet / Legs / Boots / Shoe Size : 7.5
- Pregnant ? : Currently, she is not expecting a baby.
- Married? : No
- Children / No of Kids : –
- Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race : White
- Nationality : American