An iconic sports journalist, Kate Fagan is famous for being a sports reporter and commentator employed by ESPN. She is also known for being the former Philadelphia Inquirer's beat writer for NBA's Philadelphia 76ers.
Early Life, Education
The zealous and industrious, Kate Fagan was born on 15 November 1981 in Warwick, Rhode Island, United States of America.
Her mother is a former sales representative for McGraw-Hill and her father is a retired professional basketball player.
Relationship With Peter Minter
It’s quite amazing as well as confusing to know that she was still a single lady for the past few years. Because of her boy looks, Kate was even once surrounded by gay rumors, however, the rumor later drowned when it was revealed that Kate is happily married to her beloved husband Peter Minter. The pair has two children. But there is no authentic proof that they ever got married.
However, as of 2019, he seems to have dissolved her relationship with Peter and has moved on in his relationship.
Married to Kathryn Budig
As of 2019, Kate got into a same-sex relationship with Kathryn Budig. The got married on October 4, 2018.
They first met in 2017, and also a podcast on ESPN called Free Cookies together.
Till date, there are no rumors about her extra love affairs and divorce in the media yet. Her nationality is American and she is of mixed ethnicity.
Kate was raised in Schenectady, New York where she got enrolled at Niskayuna High School. There she became the school's all-time leading scorer in basketball. After high school, she joined the University of Colorado with a major in Communication. She finally earned her Bachelor of Science degree from there in 2004.
Though she suffered a huge blow in her basketball career as a freshman, she had an outstanding career the following year as she rebounded to be among the team's best shooters and scorers. In the 2002-03 seasons, she made a Big 12 Conference record by making 44 consecutive free throws. While she was in UC, she also played for Colorado Chill at the National Women's Basketball League (NWBL).
She began her professional career from Glen Falls Post-Star. There she worked as a writer and then she joined The Ellensburg Daily Record where she worked as a sports editor. After that, she was hired by Philadelphia Inquirer as the Philadelphia 76ers beat writer.
At the later stage of her life, she joined ESPN where she co-hosted the show The Trifecta with Spain, Jane and Kate. She also co-hosted Will and Kate with Will Cain on ESPN radio. She has also starred in Around the Horn and First Take several times in her life and she has won this show over 19 times.
She is also a talented writer and is known for being an author of the book titled The Reappearing Act: Coming Out as Gay on a College Basketball Team Led by Born-Again Christians. This book was published by Skyhorse Publishing in 2014. Her net worth is estimated at around $1.4 million.
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