Lisa Salters Biography

Updated On Jan 01, 2019 Published On Nov 03, 2016
Facts of Lisa Salters
Date of Birth: 1966 , March-6
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
Name Lisa Salter
Birth Name Lisa Salter
Nick Name Lisa
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Pennsylvania
Religion Christian
Ethnicity African-American
Profession Sports Journalist
Working For ESPN
Net Worth $2.3 million USD
Married not married
Children adopted son Samuel
Education Bachelors degree in journalism from the Pennsylvania state University
TV Show Monday Night Football, Good Morning America
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Lisa Salters is a popular American journalist, former collegiate women’s basketball player, and sports reporter. She is famous for her work for ESPN, ESPN on ABC, NBA on ABC, and ESPN's Monday Night Football.

Lisa Salters was born Alisia Salters on March 6, 1966, and is currently 52 years old. She was born in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States. Secretive Lisa has not disclosed anything about her early life, childhood, parents, and siblings. She is of American nationality and belongs to the black ethnicity.

Lisa graduated with a Bachelor' degree in Broadcast Journalism from Penn State University in 1988. She is also a graduate of Upper Merion Area High School. Salters was the shortest player in the history of her college basketball game. 

From her early age, she was interested in journalism. Lisa Salters began her professional broadcasting career in 2000 working as a general assignment reporter. She is now working as a co-producer and sideline reporter for Monday Night Football, presented by Chris BermanBonnie Bernstein, and Lindsay Czarniak.

Lisa is also active as the lead sideline reporter for ESPN’s coverage of the NBA on ABC, where her colleague is Doris Burke.

Lisa Salters major works on ESPN are 2002 FIFA World Cup and 2006 Winter Olympics. Till the date, she has worked for 2002 FIFA World Cup, 2004 Olympic Games, 2006 Winter Olympics Games, 2006 NBA Finals, 2007 NBA Finals, Outside the Lines, ESPNEWS, SportsCenter, ABC, and many others.

Talking about Lisa Salters' personal life and current relationship status, she is extremely secretive and keeps her lips sealed while talking about her dating history and relationship affairs.

Lisa has neither been linked with anyone nor ever spotted enjoying an intimate moment with anyone. She has never been heard of being married or dating anyone. However, she has adopted a child, Samuel.

Lisa stands 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 48 kg. Her body measurements are 34-29-36 inches. Dark brown eyes and dark brown hair are Lisa' distinctive features.

Lisa is one of the successful personalities, and also ESPN pays a good salary to her. In 2015, Lisa Salters' salary per year was calculated to be $235,294. As of 2018, Lisa Salters' net worth is reported to be around $2.3 million. She definitely earns a high figure of net worth from her professional journalism and broadcasting career.

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Born in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States

May 6 , 1966

Lisa Salters was born on May 6, 1966 in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States.  She got raised there and also she spent her childhood days there. However,there is no information about her parents and siblings. 

Started journalism career

2000

Since 2000, Lisa Salters started her professional journalism career. Since then she is a reporter of ESPN and ESPN on ABC. She has covered many sport events in ESPN and some of them are: 2002 FIFA World Cup, 2004 Olympic Games and 2006 Winter Olympics.

Graduated from Penn State University

1988

Lisa Salters completed her graduation from Penn State University in 1988. She completed her graduation with a major in broadcast journalism. After that she continued her career and joined WBAL-TV and worked there as a reporter for 7 years.

Nominated for Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Long Featur

2008

In 2008, Lisa Salters was nominated for the Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Long Feature Story Ray of Hope, but she didn’t win it. After then she became more famous and a known journalist in the Hollywood.

Her net worth is $2.3 million

2018

Lisa Salters has earned a lot through her career. Her annual salary is calculated to be $235,294. Her annual salary includes her payments from ESPN and the payment by hosting different shows. In 2018, her net worth was accumulated to be $2.3 million.

Currently working for ESPN

2016

Lisa Salters is currently working as the reporter for Monday Night Football and the lead sideline reporter for ESPN’s coverage of the NBA. She is also one of the highlighted personalities on ESPN’s newsmagazine show E: 60, which was released in 2007.