Erik Kuselias is a host on radio and television. Currently he hosts on the NBC Sports Network for television and NBC Sports Radio for radio sportscasts. His prime shows include Pro Football Talk on television. Apart from the NBC network, he has also had a long body of work with other networks such as the Golf Channel, ESPN2, ESPN Radio, and NASCAR Now. This is a brief bio on this personality.
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Early Life and Beginning of Career
Erik Kuselias was born in Connecticut in the city of Hamden. He had four siblings while growing up, and his family was quite enthusiastic about sports. He was quite prominent in sports right from an early age. He played All-State Basketball which still in school and got graduated to Major League Baseball. He earned several accolades here and was placed in the same categories as legendary baseball players such as Mo Vaughn and Jeff Bagwell.
He completed his under-graduation from the Brown University, where he received a double major Bachelor of Arts degree. Among his alma maters, the University of Columbia and the University of Michigan are also listed. He has been formally educated in law practice. In 1998, he also tried to pursue a PhD.
Initially, he practiced law as a managing partner at a legal firm. However, he quit that when he discovered that his true calling was his love for sports. A little known nugget of information about Erik Kuselias is that he is a person with a high IQ. He is on the list of Mensa International personalities.
Career as a Sportscaster
Kuselias began his career as the show host of SportsBash, which was earlier named as The Sports Brothers. His brother Chris Kuselias was the co-host on the show. In 2007, Erik Kuselias moved on to host NASCAR Now, a stint which lasted for one season. After this, he returned to ESPN Radio. He acted as a filler for the show The Herd and then he debuted his own show called The Erik Kuselias Show in 2009.
During this time, Erik Kuselias was at the peak of his popularity. He was a frequent guest on Mike and Mike in the Morning where he often substituted one of the two Mikes. He also presented a segment known as Freaking Fantasy for NFL during the football season. His tryst with football continued when he was chosen to host the show Fantasy Football Now, which was an Internet exclusive. This show was much talked about among his Twitter fans. His popularity also peaked when his show tweeted about the Derek Jeter scandal.
Kuselias joined the Golf Channel in 2011. He was chosen to co-host the show Morning Drive at first. During this time, he also worked with CNBC to present their several games. He left the Golf Channel in 2012 and returned to NBC Sports.
Not much is known about Erik Kuselias’ public life. He is married to Holly Sanders but there is very little information about the status of their marriage. This has led fans to speculate on various things, and occasional rumors such as cancer within the family, but they have all been baseless and unfounded. His net worth is estimated, according to Internet sources, to be in the vicinity of $6.5 million.
Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020