Rich Eisen is a renowned sports journalist from America who presently works for many pooular sports channels.

Personal life

Rich Eisen or Richard Eisen was born in the year 1969 in New York. Though he was born in Brooklyn, later, he had to shift with his parents to Staten Island. Being the only child of his parents, he never felt the lack of anything in his life. Eisen was schooled in one of the best schools on Staten Island. His interest in the sports affairs from a very early age encouraged him to achieve his goal of becoming a sports journalist in future. He took the admission in the University of Michigan from where he achieved his bachelor's degree. Due to his great knowledge about sports, he was given the chance to serve as a sports editor in the magazine Michigan Daily.

In the year 1990, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree to take admission in the Medill School of Journalism. He also achieved a master's degree from in journalism from the Northwestern University. In the year 2003, he got married to Suzy Shuster who is also a sports reporter in the ABC News. The couple now lives in California at Beverly Hills and they also have three children together, two sons and a daughter.


Rich Eisen started his career in the year 1990 as a staff writer at Staten Island Advance. After that, he joined the Chicago Tribune in the year 1993. In the next year, he got the chance to join in KRCR - TV as a sportscaster in California. He started working with ESPN channel after that and worked there for a few months till he received a job offer from NFL Network in the year 1996.

He received several promotions in a small span of time due to his humor play during the duel with Stuart Scott. He had also taken several interviews of many popular celebrities during the initial stages of his career which increased the importance of his professional position and also fetched him a lot of popularity among viewers.

Besides being a successful journalist, he is also a very popular anchor. He has hosted several television series on the ESPN channel like the ESPN Radio, Beg and Borrow & Deal. All these shows were very popular amongst the public which further encouraged his professional stature. He also imparted the role of a host in the Major League Baseball which was a dream come true situation for Eisen.

He has also appeared on The Dan Patrick Show and The Tony Komheiser Show as a guest host which were the most prestigious shows in his whole professional life. Later in his career, he has also played the role of an announcer in the CBS Sports where he covered the Open Tennis Championship of the United States. Recently, in the year 2014, he has joined the Fox Sports Radio where he is hosting in the noon show of 3 pm by replacing Jay Mohr. In the year 2007, he published his own book named as ‘Total Access’. He also has a high net worth which can be estimated from his successful career.

Last Modified: Apr 4, 2020

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