Who is Antonietta Collins (ESPN)? Wiki bio
Antonietta ‘Toni’ Gonzalez-Collins was born in Mexico City, Mexico on November 22, 1985 – her zodiac sign is Scorpio and she has both Mexican and American nationalities. She is a sports reporter who gained recognition after she started working for the ESPN network as a news anchor of their daily sports news program – “SportsCenter”.
Youth and education
Antonietta was raised in Mexico City as an only child by her father, who was a construction worker, and her mother Maria Antonieta Collins Flores, an author and reporter, who has won many awards for her writing skills.
Maria has written seven bestselling books for which she has received four Emmy Awards and one Edward Murrow Award.
Antonietta grew up with an interest in soccer – she first started playing it when she entered fourth grade and when she finished primary school she was selected to play for the Mexico national team for the under 19s. Her family then moved to the US, and Antonietta enrolled at St. Brendan High School in Miami, Florida, where she continued to play soccer for the school team. After graduating from college, she moved to Alliance, Ohio and enrolled at Mount Union College, graduating in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in communications.
During her time in college, she played soccer for the college team.
Career as a reporter
After graduating, Antonietta was invited to work at the North American Spanish-language TV network Univision as their production assistant, forcing her to move back to Miami, still one of her favorite destinations in the US. While there, she worked with several other national programs, including Premios Juventud and Nuestra Belleza Latina.
After several years, she moved to St. Petersburg, Florida, where she worked as a production assistant for a CBS Sports Radio station, before moving to Tampa Bay, Florida. where she was in charge of cover the professional American football team the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the professional ice hockey team Tampa Bay Lightning. Soon, she also began reporting on the University of South Florida football team, and began gaining recognition in 2009 after being invited to work as an on-site news reporter for the Noticias 48/FOX2 program, which required her to move to Mc Allen in Texas.
While there, Antonietta covered stories of immigration and drug trafficking between Texas and Mexico, and she also occasionally worked as a sports reporter and weather reporter. She went on to work for Deportes 23 as their sports anchor, covering National Basketball Association (NBA) games and Major League Baseball (MLB) games. Prior to her job at ESPN, Antonietta was the anchor of the program she also produced entitled “Accion Deportiva Extra” which aired on the Univision 23 channel.
Love life and husband
Antonietta has kept the details of her love life from the media’s attention, but her mother Maria has written about her in her book “Cuando el monstruo despierta” (“When the Monster Awakens”), which deals with domestic violence. As Maria explained in her bookAntonietta was in a long-term relationship with her boyfriend of several years, who beat her at home and sometimes wouldn’t allow her to go outside or even see or call her mother.
It is known that Antonietta was in a relationship with Professor Mark Bergmann and they were together for at least several years, if not to this day, but are not married.
They met while they both worked at WRMY 91.1 FM radio station where Mark was a manager. Although she didn’t mention their relationship, Antonietta explained how Mark helped her rebuild her confidence and motivated her to keep working on her career.
Hobbies and other interests
Antonietta’s main hobby is travelling, and the popular sports journalist has been all over the US for both work and pleasure, while also visiting several European countries, such as England and France, to see her friends and work on European football – her favorite football team. is Barcelona, and her favorite two footballers are Lionel Messi and Ronaldinho.
She is a very social person and has numerous friends some of whom have stated that Antonietta is usually the most positive person in the group and always gives sound advice to her friends and family. She is an animal lover and has a rescue dog named Nolancito Ryan.
Antonietta likes to watch movies in her free time, and some of her favorite Hollywood actors and actresses are Robert Downey Jr., Johnny Depp, and Sandra Bullock, while some of her favorite movies are the franchise “Pirates of the Caribbean”, “Avengers” are. , and “The Devil Wears Prada”.
She also enjoys working out and works out at the gym several times each week, while also following a strict diet, so no fast food or sugar for Antonietta.
Appearance and power
Antoniotta is 34 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 1.57 m tall and weighs about 49 kg. From May 2020, her ability is estimated at over $500,000.