Erin Andrews net worth, due to the unfortunate stalking case she was involved in, is ten times more than it was last year. According to Sports Illustrated, Erin Andrews won a $55 million judgment against a stalker and the owner of a Nashville hotel where he recorded secret nude videos of her. The stalker, Michael David Barrett, who has already gone to prison, is responsible for $28 million, while the other two companies involved in the suit owe $26 million.
Andrews, who now works for Fox Sports and co-hosts “Dancing with the Stars,” took the stand, tearfully describing the humiliation of knowing millions of people had seen the video. Despite the mental and emotional trauma, Andrews showed great determination and character by being able to carry on with her job.
Andrews, who was born on May 4, 1978, is an sideline reporter, sportscaster, journalist, and television personality. She currently hosts FOX College Football for Fox Sports, as well as Dancing with the Stars. Andrews was previously a co-host of College GameDay on ESPN and a contributor for Good Morning America on the ABC network. She also has an on-air presence at many major sporting events, including the Super Bowl and the World Series. Before and after the incident, Andrews is a force to be reckoned with in the sports reporting world, and was doing quite well for herself before the lawsuit.
Erin Andrews Net Worth as of 2019: $58 Million
We take a look back at her life and career to detail Erin’s current net worth.
In 2000, Andrews was employed by Fox Sports Florida as a freelance reporter.
From 2001 to 2002, she served as a Tampa Bay Lightning reporter for the Sunshine Network.
From 2002 to 2004, Andrews covered the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Thrashers, and Atlanta Hawks for the Turner South network as a studio host and reporter.
Andrews began working for ESPN in April 2004 as a reporter for ESPN National Hockey Night.
She has also reported for the College World Series, Little League World Series, and Great Outdoor Games.
In 2005, Andrews began serving as a sideline reporter for ESPN College Football Saturday Primetime and Big Ten college basketball games
Also in 2005, her job expanded to include ESPN College Football Thursday Primetime and Major League Baseball sideline reporting
Andrews was voted “America’s sexiest sportscaster” in 2007 and 2008 by Playboy magazine.
From 2008 to 2010, she reported for ESPN’s and ABC’s live coverage of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
In 2008, Michael David Barrett, then 46, filmed Andrews in her hotel room through peepholes at the Nashville Marriott adjacent Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and the Radisson Airport Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
On July 16, 2009, one of these videos, in which Andrews appeared totally nude, was posted online and quickly went viral.
Barrett was arrested on October 2, 2009, by the FBI for interstate stalking, and pleaded guilty to the charges on December 15, 2009.
On March 15, 2010, Barrett was sentenced to 30 months in prison, three years of probation, $5,000 in fines, and $7,366 in restitution.
In 2010, Andrews appeared on the tenth season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, partnered with Maksim Chmerkovskiy. They placed third out of 11 couples.
Andrews became a spokesperson for the Kraft Foods Huddle to Fight Hunger campaign in 2010, which aimed to raise $2.86 million for Feeding America.
On January 13, 2011, it was announced that Andrews signed an endorsement deal with Reebok to promote its ZigTech brand.
In February 2011, she was assigned to cover the Oscars.
In October of 2011, Erin Andrews teamed up with StubHub, the world’s largest online ticket marketplace, to launch a new national campaign called Girls Night Out. This campaign encourages women to celebrate and take pride in their love for sports with the opportunity of winning tickets to attend a game of their choice with their friends. A portion of the ticket sales from specific events will be donated to the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors.
In 2011, Andrews worked with U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar to enact a new federal anti-stalking law. Andrews was still trying to get the video removed from the Internet in July 2011.
In November, 2011, former ESPN executive Keith Clinkscales filed suit against an erstwhile colleague named Joan Lynch, claiming that Lynch had falsely alleged that Clinkscales had masturbated while sitting next to Andrews on an airplane flight earlier that year. Andrews was reported to have disclosed the incident to a number of people, but chose not to pursue the matter with ESPN’s HR department because she was still shaken by public disclosure of her stalking experiences.
On June 29, 2012, it was announced that Andrews was leaving ESPN to join Fox Sports. She was the first host of Fox College Football‘s studio show with Eddie George and Joey Harrington joining her as analysts.
Andrews is also a contributor on Fox NFL Sunday and serves as a field reporter for most major sporting events aired on Fox, such as the MLB All-Star Game, the World Series, the NFL Playoffs, and Daytona 500.
With the launch of Fox Sports 1 on August 17, 2013, Andrews took on several new roles. She became the host of Fox College Football Kickoffand Fox College Saturday, a direct competitor to ESPN College Gameday, which previews the weekend’s biggest college football games. Andrews would also contribute to daily studio show Fox Football Daily.
In May 2013, she co-hosted the Music Builds: CMT Disaster Relief Concert on the CMT network to raise money for the American Red Cross in response to the April 27 tornadoes in Oklahoma.
On February 23, 2014, it was announced that Andrews would replace Brooke Burke-Charvet as the co-host of Dancing with the Stars beginning with its 18th season in March 2014.
On July 14, 2014, it was announced that Andrews would be replacing Pam Oliver as the sideline reporter on Fox’s lead NFL broadcasting crew.
In October 2015, Andrews filed a complaint against the Nashville Marriott and Michael David Barrett for $75 million. Jury selection for the hearing began on February 22, 2016.
As of November 2015, she is in a relationship with professional hockey player Jarret Stoll of the Minnesota Wild. The couple got engaged in December of 2016.
On March 7th, 2016, the jury awarded Erin Andrews $55 million in her civil lawsuit over the secret recording and release of a video showing her naked during a hotel stay.
With an obvious talent, love for sports, and a now formidable net worth, look for Erin Andrews to become an even bigger player in the world of sportscasting.
FOX Sports’ lead sideline reporter, Erin Andrews is rising high as she surges on to become a leading sports broadcaster.
Fox Sports reporter and host of the T.V competition “Dancing with the Stars” Erin Andrews’s talks about Cervical Health Awareness Month.