Being a sports reporter is considered a male-dominated career, but the growing number of women in the industry says that both genders can be successful in the field. One of the women with a prominent career is Colleen Wolfe, a reporter for the National Football League (NFL). Do you know any information about the beginning of her career? Who is she married to?
Early life and education
Colleen Wolfe was born on January 2, 1985 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, is of white ethnicity and holds American nationality.
Not much is revealed about her parents or any siblings she has, but that’s about it rumours that her father is a flight instructor. Her parents divorced when she was little and custody was given to her mother, but Wolfe also remained close to her father. She grew up in Horsham, Pennsylvania, where she attended Hatboro-Horsham Senior High School. After taking her matriculation exam, she enrolled at Drexel University in Philadelphia, graduating in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in business communications.
After graduation, she started her journalistic career working for WTXF-TV in Philadelphia. She then briefly joined Sports Radio 94 WIP and Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia where she worked as a booking producer. In 2012, she joined FOX 29 where she became a sports reporter. She established herself as an on-air personality while working for PHL17 and hosted the CSN Golf Show. In 2014, she became part of the National Football League Network.
Wolfe worked as an associate producer, production assistant, line producer, booking producer, show producer, but mainly as a reporter, writer, host, photographer and editor, on both digital and broadcast platforms. Wolfe reported for local news and both regional and national sports networks. She is a frequent guest of the Around the NFL Podcast that airs on the NFL.com website. One of the TV shows she is working on is “Good Morning Football Weekends” which is a live morning television show. Wolfe is a host for “Dear Diary With Colleen Wolfe #GMFB,” in which she covers various topics, such as football quarterback Carson Wentz’s self-destructive behavior.
She has interviewed many famous people such as AJ Green and Andy Dalton.
In 2019, she was ranked 33rd on the 40 under 40 Sports Media Talent list created by The Big Leads.
Wolfe announced her engagement to The Ringer sportswriter John Gonzalez in 2010; he is also known as a presenter for the Inquirer Sports Person. They tied the knot on September 4, 2011, and the duo often appear together on the NFL Network’s Top 10 program. Aside from him, Wolfe has never been romantically linked to anyone else in public.
She is an avid fan of the American football team the Philadelphia Eagles.
Wolfe loves animals and often rescues homeless or injured animals, taking them home or taking them to the nearest shelter; she is also known for adopting rescued animals.
While Wolfe was covering 2017 training camp, specifically the Oakland Raiders, she was approached by American football running back Marshawn Lynch who asked her out during their conversation about his new soul food restaurant, before noticing her wedding ring and offering her with it. complimented. The clip of the interview went viral on social media platforms. One clip even has over 1.5 million views on Twitter!
Another clip of Wolfe that went viral was made on February 8, 2018, when she was spontaneously recorded rapping to “Bodak Yellow”, a Cardi B song, during an NFL Network hiatus, the day she covered the Super Bowl LII parade. The video was “tweeted” by a sports and pop culture blog Barstool Sports and has received over 600,000 views.
Wolfe is known privately as “Connie Fox,” a nickname she got in high school when one of her classmates couldn’t remember her exact name and called her Connie Fox, because it (apparently) resembled Colleen Wolfe.
Wolfe is popular on social media platforms, especially Instagram and Twitter. She has almost 70,000 followers on her Instagram account where she often posts her career endeavors. She has the same number on her official Twitter account, where she posts pictures of herself and her work.
As of June 2020, she lives with her husband in Los Angeles, California.
Wolfe is a successful sports reporter and her alleged annual salary is around $1 million. In addition to her regular work for the NFL, she also earns a tidy sum from her radio and TV guest appearances. As of June 2020, her net worth is estimated for about $500,000!
Wolfe is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful women in the entertainment industry. She has dark eyes and dyes her hair blonde. She is 1.75 m tall and weighs about 143 lbs. Her body is pear-shaped, with vital stats around 30-24-35.