A STORM OF A WOMAN: Hannah Storm
| Date of Birth :|| Jun 13th, 1962
| Age :||56 Years old
| Net Worth :||$1.5 Million
| Married :|| Dan Hicks (m. 1994)
| Height :||5 Feet 5 Inches
The ravishing and the very talented, Hannah Storm is one of the prestigious faces that we see on the television. Well, a sports fan and a sports star would know her even better. Hannah Storm as her name says has really taken the sports world by a storm and we see no sign of stopping it. Hannah is a super cool sports journalist, host, and a very well-known television personality. She is better known as the host of NBA Countdown’s pre-game show featuring analysis on ABC network.
Early Life and Education
Hannah was born in Oak Park, Illinois, on June 13 of 1962. Storm is a woman of American citizenship and belongs to the white ethnicity. Her father, Mike Storm similar to her field, is a sports executive. Mike in his time was the lead commissioner of the American Basketball Association, which was a thing to be proud of. In addition to that, he was the GM of the league’s Indian Pacers, Memphis Sounds franchises. Moreover, Mike served as the president of the Atlanta Hawks in the National Basketball Association League. On the other hand, Hannah’s mother, Hannah G. Storm is a really successful real estate agent in the state of Texas.
Hannah is a well-educated person and she joined and graduated from the Westminster Schools in 1979. After that, she was part of the University of Norte Dame where she graduated in the year 1983. She graduated with the degrees in political science and communication. So, she is a scholar academically as well.
It was the year 1980 when she started her career in journalism. She worked as a disc jockey for a hard rock radio station at Corpus Christi. She went to work for the local WNDU-TV during the time at Notre Dame. Then she went on to work for the Corpus Christi at KNCN-FM.
Throughout her life, Hannah has worked for the CNN News, the NBC Sports, and also the CBS News: The Early Show. The world knows Hannah as a super efficient and effective sports broadcaster. She is working for ESPN at the moment
Hannah became the first female host of CNN Sports Tonight from 1989 to 1992. She was the host of the Major League Baseball Preview at the time and also the host of the 1990 Goodwill Games for TBS.
After leaving CNN in1992 she was hired by NBC which changed her life drastically. NBC was where she got to host the Olympic Games, NBA league, figure skating championships and also the WNBA as well as the world famous Major League Baseball. She had the honoring of becoming the first American woman solo host of a particular network’s sports series.
After some time there she also moved from the sports line into other sectors of journalism including the Hurricane Katerina, the 2004 Democratic National Convention and also the American Presidential election, and 4 years later, 2008 presidential election and also the notorious 2005 London terrorist bombing.
Until date, she has had the honor of interviewing personalities like George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Elton John, Tiger Woods and Jennifer Aniston and so on. In addition to this Hannah has anchored CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade for 5 years.
Storm after leaving CBS in December of 2007, joined the ESPN network on May 10 in 2008 and was the part of the SportsCenter weekday from 9 until noon and on special Sunday mornings during the active season of the National Football League. She also got to host the Grand slams of lawn tennis and most particularly the U.S. Open in 2009 and 2010 and also the Wimbledon of 2011. Storm also was an anchor at ESPN Sports Saturday. She was the presenter of the NBA finals of 2010 and also was the pre-game countdown.
Personal Life and Affairs
Storm, still strong as a rock at the age 54, has married and is the happy mother of three children. Her husband is the super sportscaster Dan Hicks who she married on January 8 of 1994. They have three daughters Riley, Ellery, and Hannah. Hannah and Dan currently reside in Tucson, Arizona. The couple is living a very happy life and since none of them have been in any extra marital affairs we can say that has not been divorced yet or do we see changes in the future.
Facts and Miscellaneous
In addition to being a journalist, she is an author too and has written two books named, Go Girl and the classic Notre Dame Inspirations. She founded the Hannah Storm Foundation that raises awareness and works for debilitation and disfiguring vascular birthmarks and provides the affected the treatment for it.
Storm creates educational and inspirational programs through her Brainstorming Productions.
Storm suffered second-degree burn to her chest and hands.
Storm stands an outstanding and good height of 1.7 meters (5 feet 5 inches) and has also managed to maintain an attractive body physique of 34-26-32 and a weight of 56 kgs.
Social Media Presence
She can be actively found in the social media and in the sites like Facebook, Twitter etc. The information about her can be found in personal blogs, websites and on Wikipedia.
Net Worth and Salary
According to the sources, the bombshell has an awesome net worth of $1.5 million, which also signifies that she earns an equally enormous salary. This she accumulates from whatever she does for journalism and for ESPN worldwide.