Charissa Thompson - Updated Jun 2024

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Charissa Thompson

Charissa Thompson is a sportscaster and television personality from America. Charissa Thompson currently works as the sports news telecaster for Fox News.

Early Life and Childhood

The 41-year-old Charissa Thompson was born on May 4, 1982, in Seattle, Washington, United States. She was born to her father Scott Thompson and her mother Cathy Thompson. According to her nationality, she is an American, and her ethnicity is Scottish. She has a brother named Tyson and a sister. Her brother is a baseball player.

She went to Inglemoor High School in Kenmore, Washington. Moreover, she joined Washington State University and after a short period, she joined California University. In 2004, she graduated with a B.A. degree in Law and Society.

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Caption: Charissa Thompson with her father. Source (Instagram)

Professional life

Charissa Thompson had done many part-time jobs during her high school and college days. She has worked as a sales associate at Nordstrom and a waitress at The Cheesecake Starbucks. In 2006, she started her career in the broadcasting field. She has appeared on several baseball programs at FSN’s The Baseball Report.

She provided news for college sports like basketball and football. Likewise, She hosted a show named Toughest Cowboy, in 2009. Moreover, she worked as a sideline reporter for NFL Networks. She covered many sports events like the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games.

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Caption: Charissa Thompson shares a frame with her co-hosts. Source(Instagram)

Additionally, she got the chance to cover the news of the FIFA World Cup. The World Cup was held in 2010, in South Africa. In the same year, she covered the news for NHL All-Star Game. She joined ESPN Networks to work as the co-host of the show called Numbers Never Lie, in 2011. Moreover. She has been successful in hosting sports shows like SportsNation and ESPN First Take.

She returned to Fox Sports in the year 2013. Currently, she is working as one of the hosts of Fox Sports Live. Moreover, she also works with an entertainment news magazine show named Extra.


Charissa Thompson worked very hard to reach the peak. Her hard work has been appreciated by the people too. The talented host has not won any awards till now. But, her show Extra won the Outstanding Entertainment News Program award in 2016.

Net worth 2024

She has been covering different news. She has been earning a hefty amount of money for sure. Currently, she must have been enjoying her luxurious life with her family. Her estimated net worth is $2 million. Moreover, her salary is $500,000 per annum.

Personal life

Charissa Thompson is presently considered to be single. She was once a married lady and is the mother of two girls. The name of her ex-husband has not been revealed. She filed for divorce claiming that it was a childish affair.

Moreover, after her divorce, she was engaged to Kyle Thousand in January 2020. Kyle is a sports agent who represents an outstanding reputation in ROC Nation Sports. In addition, they are enjoying their live life. Later, the couple married on December 30, 2020. Currently, they are happy with each other.

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Caption: Charissa Thompson with her husband posing for a photo. Source(Instagram)

Rumors and Controversies

The rumor about Charissa Thompson has been spread that she was about Jay Williams. Moreover, she has been out of controversies and rumors. She has been perfectly maintaining her profession and personal life. She seems like she doesn’t want any media attention through any rumors.

Charissa Thompson – Body measurement

Charissa Thompson has been maintaining her buddy structure perfectly. She has the perfect hourglass-shaped figure. She is very pretty and beautiful. Likewise, She stands 5 feet 9 inches tall. Her weight is around 58kg. Likewise, her body measurement is 36-23-35 inches. Her dress size is 2 US and her shoe size is 8 US. She has a beautiful blue eye color and blonde hair color.

Charissa Thompson – Social Media

She is active on different social media platforms. She has an Instagram account named @Charissajthompson and has 330k followers. In a Facebook account named @charissajthompson, she has gained 178,151 followers. In March 2009 she joined a Twitter account named @CharissaT. Currently, she has gained 324.3k followers.