Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth and Salary


Kathryn Tappen

Kathryn Tappen

Kathryn Tappen: Biography

Kathryn Tappen is an American sportscaster who rose to prominence while covering Football Night in America, the summer and winter Olympic Games, the NHL, and Notre Dame Football for the NBC Sports Group.

What is the Net Worth Kathryn Tappen?

Kathryn Tappen is a professional sports writer with a lucrative salary that is projected to rise with time and her new position. Her net worth is estimated to be approximately $1.5 million.

She is expected to receive between $10,000 and $203,000 every year. Her sportscaster job provides the majority of her income.

Kathryn Tappen
Kathryn Tappen Posing for Photo.

Kathryn Tappen: Birth, parents, Sibling & Education

Kathryn Tappen was born in Morristown, New Jersey on April 9, 1981. She is from a little village with a tie to Great Britain during the war. She used to play youth baseball and basketball on the boys’ team when she was younger.

Her school and the society she used to live in were so preserved that there was no female team of any sport in her school. She was one of her parents’ many active children.

She used to like other sports such as golf and tennis. She won a scholarship at Rutgers University for an athletic and academic career during her final year of high school. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Rutgers University.

She was a member of the cross-country and track teams while doing so until she graduated in 2003. She has been named Academic All-America and a Big East All-Star four times.

Facts of Kathryn Tappen

Kathryn Tappen Biography

Real Name Kathryn Tappen
Birth Date 9 April 1981
Age (as of 2021) 40 Years
Birth Place Morristown, New Jersey, United States
Nationality American
Profession Sportscaster
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aries

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimeters – 000 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 58 kg  –  in Pounds –  128 lbs
Body Measurements 35-25-35
Bra Size 32B
Waist Size 25 inches
Hips Size 35 inches
Shoe Size 8 (U.S.)
Hair Color Blond
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Slim


Father Richard G. Tappen
Mother Sheila M. Tappen
Sister Amanda Tappen


School Villa Walsh Academy
College Rutgers University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Divorced
Affair No
Is she a Lesbian? No
Husband Jay Leach (m. 2009–2014)
Children Three

Kathryn Tappen: Single or Married?

Kathryn Tappen married Jay Leach, a former NHL defenceman who is now a coach. On July 18, 2009, the pair married. Jay is a professional ice hockey player.

They both met while attending a professional work meeting. They got really near to one other. They began dating and spent a few months together. They married after only a year of knowing one other.

They have three children, two of whom are daughters and one of whom is a son. Kathryn is really attached to her children and used to spend her free time with them.

Unfortunately, the beloved couple’s marriage did not endure long. They split in 2014, and there hasn’t been any mention of Tappen dating anybody else since. She is a proud single mother who used to spend her leisure time with her children.

Kathryn Tappen’s Professional Career

Tappen left College Sports Television to work for WJAR in Province, where she was employed as both a weekend anchor and a weekday sports reporter. She was then relocated to NESN (New England Sports Network) and afterward to NBC in the summers of 2014.

In the same year, she was named a “Woman of Inspiration” by the Boston Chapter of Women in Sports and Events. Later, she was nominated twice for New England Emmy Awards for sports reporting, and she received the Associated Press award in 2006 for her swim meet coverage.

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Quick Facts Kathryn Tappen

  • Kathryn Tappen is an America-based sportscaster who gained fame for working with the NBC sports group while covering Football Night in America, summer and winter Olympic Games, NHL, and Notre Dame Football.
  • She has won the title of Academic All-America and Big East All-Star four times.
  • She married Jay Leach who is a former NHL defenseman and a coach too.
  • They got divorced in 2014 and recently there is no report of Tappen being active while dating any other person.
  • She is estimated to earn a net worth of around $1.5 million.