- Chris Mortensen bio: Who is Chris Mortensen?
- Chris Mortensen age: How old is Chris Mortensen?
- Chris Mortensen Career
- Chris Mortensen Net worth
- Chris Mortensen Wiki
Known to the world as a sports reporter and columnist, Chris Mortensen is an ESPN star journalist. Born in Torrance, California of United States on 1951, the star journalist Chris Mortensen is a white American with the birth sign of Scorpio. Chris father served in an army and he too served in US army for 2 years. Her mother used to work as an operator in a private company. His parents got divorced and he lived with his parental grandparents. He got married to Micki Mortensen on 1983.
Chris is a throat cancer survivor for which he got diagnosed on January 15, 2016. He had photography as his side hobby. Chris is an outgoing person who loves to have parties and give time to his family. He is straight although there are some controversies about his sexuality. Chris’s physical qualities like height and weight and also his parent's name are not known due to his low profile on social sites. Chris is very professional and has promised to share his personal information soon.
Chris Mortensen age: How old is Chris Mortensen?
Born on November 7, 1951, the star journalist Chris Mortensen age has reached 65. Chris Mortensen age is 65, but the award winning American Journalist and author is determined to prove that “age doesn’t matter” as he is a regular dose of news and entertainment for sports loving fans.
Chris Mortensen Career
Mortensen finished his schooling from North Torrance High School situated in Torrance California. Then he went to EL Camino College for completing his education. Chris Mortensen Career began as a soldier as he served in the army during the Vietnam War. After this Chris realized he could professionalize in football, basketball or baseball which he played in his high school days due to which Chris Mortensen’s career as a journalist began officially. He has worked in Atlanta Journal-Constitution from 1983 to 1990. He also covered the NFL for “The National” from 1989 to 1990.
On 1991, Mortensen joined ESPN and has appeared for a number of programs like NFL Insiders, NFL Live, Sunday NFL Countdown, Monday Night Countdown, SportsCenter, and other programs. Moreover, he contributes to ESPN annual Super Bowl Week and NFL Draft Coverage and on ESPN.com. Chris is most popular for ESPN network’s EMMY Award-winning programs “NFL Gameday” and the “Outside the Lines” series.
On 1987, Mortensen was awarded the George Polk Award for his reporting. He is the sole sportswriter to receive the award since Red Smith in 1951. He also received the National Headliner Award for Investigative Reporting in all categories in 1978. On January 2016, he was out of ESPN as he got diagnosed with 4th stage of throat cancer and in August announced he will be back for the NFL’s regular season. He also has his own website “www.espn.go.com/chrismortensen” launched on 2000.
Chris Mortensen Net worth
Chris Mortensen net worth is estimated to be more than $6 million. Winning 18 precious awards Chris Mortensen net worth is known to have been amassed from his exceptional journalism career. He is followed by around 2.28M on twitter and around 7891 on Instagram.
Who is Chris Mortensen son?
Who is Chris Mortensen son? Chris Mortensen doesn’t mention about his wife much but has a happy family of three members. He has a son Alexander Christian Mortensen. Alex was a former American football quarterback. He was signed as a free agent player and was signed by Tennessee Titans in 2009. Chris along and his son Alex has a website, Play Next Level.
Chris Mortensen Wiki
Chris Mortensen Wiki has additional information about controversies surrounding him. According to controversies, Mortensen reported the balls in American Football League were 2 pounds per square inch (PSI) under NFL regulations but most were found to be less than 1.8 PSI and he didn’t apologize for it. No matter, Chris Mortensen wiki includes these controversies, he still is a great personality and a star as a TV journalist.