Kris Budden is a sports reporter for ESPN based in the United States. Furthermore, Kris Budden is well-known for her baseball coverage of the San Diego Padres, as well as being a current college football and basketball sideline reporter.
Age of Kris Budden
Kristen Lee Budden, better known as Kris Budden, was born on March 9, 1984, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Kristen is 38 years old and a citizen of the United States.
She is also a Christian and was born under the sign of Pisces. When she was ten years old, she and her family relocated to Dallas, Texas.
The names of her father, mother, and siblings have not yet been made public. Her parents loved and cared for her as she grew up. She spent her childhood playing with her friends in a loving and welcoming environment.
Concerning her academic credentials, she attended Trinity Christian Academy in the Dallas suburb of Addison. While at the school, she was a two-time state champion on the tennis team.
She went on to study at the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism, where she earned a bachelor’s degree.
Married Life of Kris Budden
She married Mario Toledoin in Charleston, South Carolina, in April 2014. The couple first met in 2012, at a racquet club in Knoxville, during Kris’s lesson. Mario was a member of the University of Tennessee men’s tennis team from 2000 to 2002.
He was hired as an assistant tennis coach at Pepperdine University. Jace and Landyn are the names of the couple’s son and daughter.
As of now, the sports reporter is not involved in any controversy or rumors and is concentrating on her personal and professional career.
Net Worth of Kris Budden
Her net worth is estimated to be around $2 million, and she received a $235,000 annual salary as a Fox Sports network reporter.
Kris Budden’s first job was as a weekend sports anchor at WCAV in Charlottesville, Virginia. Within 18 months, she was working as a sports anchor and reporter for WBIR in Knoxville, Tennessee, covering the athletic programs of the Tennessee Volunteers.
Over the course of six years, she covered the men’s and women’s NCAA and SEC basketball championships, the 2012 Summer Olympics, and Pat Summitt’s retirement.
She won the Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters’ award for Best Breaking Sports News four years in a row, and she finished second in the Best Sports Feature category four times in a row at WBIR.
In August 2013, she accepted a position with Fox Sports and relocated to San Diego, California. She began her career as a member of the Fox NFL broadcast team.
In March 2014, she joined the Padres broadcast team as a sideline reporter, as well as a fill-in host for the team’s pre-and post-game shows. She began working as a sideline reporter for Fox Sports prior to the 2014 NCAA college football season.
She won the Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters’ award for Best Breaking Sports News four years in a row and finished second in the Best Sports Feature category four times. Given her track career of success, we can expect her to win even more in the coming years.
Height of Kris Budden
The blonde sports reporter has brown eyes and blonde hair. However, there is no more information available about her height, weight, or other body measurements.