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Nick Wright


Nick Wright is an American sports television personality. Nick Wright is also a former radio host alongside Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe. He co-hosts First Things First, FS1’s morning show.

Early Life and Childhood

Nick Wright was born on October 3, 1984, and his age is 39 years old as of 2022. He was born in the USA. His father is Louie Wright, and his mother is Charlene Wright.

He is typically known as one of the best and most enigmatic sportscasters. His birth sign is Libra and he follows Christianity. Similarly, his nationality is that of an American. He is of Italian and Irish descent.


In 2007, Nick graduated from Syracuse University with a major in broadcast journalism. During his college, he started his radio career.

He attended Lakefield College School before moving to Halifax, Nova Scotia. Therefore, he received an Honours degree in Philosophy from the University of King’s College.

Furthermore, he did an MBA and a Law degree from Dalhousie University. He has additionally earned an LLM in tax law from Osgoode Hall Law School.

Relationship Status and Scandals

In 2007, Nick and his wife Danielle Wright started dating. But Danielle had two children earlier from her previous relationships. She has a son named Damonza (21) and a daughter named Diarra.

On their very first date, Danielle brought her two kids and Nick was excited to meet her kids. They all changed his life for good.

Moreover, instead of spending money on diamond rings, the couple went on to get matching tattoos on their special fingers!


Caption: Nick Wright with his family during Christmas 2019. Source: Instagram

Further, the couple married each other on April 14, 2013. After marriage, Nick adopted Danielle’s kids and the couple also welcomed their daughter ‘Deanna’ in October 2013.

Their daughter is currently six years old. Similarly, talking about Danielle’s profession, she is a fashion stylist and she has styled famous personalities like Bomani Jones.

He once defended Dwayne Haskins in NFL Draft rumors and further news regarding this incident has not been revealed.

Nick Wright – Net Worth 2023

Nick Wright’s estimated net worth is approximately $1 million. As per reports of 2023, he earns a salary of $75,000 from his reporting career.

Also, the prominent FOX Sports 1 reporter receives an additional amount of money from his radio and TV guest appearances as a sports analyst.

Nick Wright – Body Measurements

Nick stands at an ideal height of five feet and eleven inches. He weighs about 75 kg and also places special emphasis on his fitness activities to maintain his physique.

His chest measures 38 inches, his waist measures 28 inches, and his hips measure 35 inches. Nick’s shoe size is 10 as per US measurement. 

His biceps size is 13.5 inches and his perfect body measurement is 38-28-35. Brown is his eye color and Dark Brown is his hair color.

Nick Wright- radio host

Caption: Lunch with Fox Sports 1’s Nick Wright in NYC. Source: Charitybuzz

Career and Professional Life

After graduating from Syracuse, Wright began his sports broadcasting career with the Kansas City radio news channel program 610 AM.

He has served on the weekend program as a co-host during the early days of his career. After he showed his talent, the channel allowed him to start his program entitled ‘What’s Right with Wright’ on the channel.

During this time, Nick has also worked with Kansas City Radio and has also contributed to WAER 88.3 FM as a host, and the segment was called ‘Double Overtime‘.

To join KILT at 610 AM, he left KSCP and his main work was running the morning drive show.

He worked there for four years and he was employed by Fox Sports as their news Sportscaster along with being the co-host of the shoe, ‘The Hard with Colin Cowher’.


Caption: Nick Wright on the First Thing First broadcast. Source: Awful Announcing

Similarly, while working for KILT at 610 AM, Nick hosted the morning drive show, In the Loop with Nick and Lopez.

He also gained popularity for discussing social problems, including topics that relate to race within and outside of the context of sports.

Then-Fox Sports executive Jamie Horowitz used Carter and Wright’s co-hosting venture to check their chemistry, to assess the potential of them co-hosting a daily morning sports talk show on FS1.

At the time, the early morning block was a black hole for FS1 according to Sporting News, as the network used that slot for game replays and reruns of shows.

Along with his successful sportscaster career and as a radio host for major channels, he chose the unique talent of being a Sports Column Writer.

In addition, Nick contributed to many of FS1’s daily studio shows. Currently, Nick co-hosts First Things First, FS1’s latest morning show which airs weekdays from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m EST.

Jenna Wolfe and Cris Carter are the other hosts of the show. He also often co-hosted The Herd with Colin Cowherd.

In June 2019, he received media attention for making an incorrect claim during an episode of First Things First about the awarding of the 2015 NBA Finals MVP Award to Andre Iguodala.

He apologized after multiple Finals MVP voters and a league representative debunked his version of events.

Social Media

Nick Wright has a high number of social media followers. He is available on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. He has around 344.8k  followers on Twitter, about 156.8k followers on Facebook, and 69.5k on Instagram.