Chris Spielman Biography

( 1965 - )
December 30, 2019
First published on:January 15, 2019
by Jack Ol

Facts of Chris Spielman

Date of Birth: 1965, October 11
Age: 54 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Name Charles Christopher Spielman
Birth Place Canton, Ohio
Famous Name Chris Spielman
Horoscope Libra
Father Charles Edward Spielman Jr.
Mother Nancy Spielman
Net Worth $4 million dollars
Salary $64,359 dollars
Siblings Rick Spielman
School Location Massillon, Ohio
University Team Ohio State University
Career Earnings $4 million dollars
House Location Upper Arlington
No. of Twitter Followers 50.2k
Weight 112 kg
No. of Siblings 1
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession former NFL player and current analyst
Famous for football
Started career as football player
Currently Working For Fox NFL
Current City Upper Arlington
University attended Ohio State University
School attended Washington High School
Married to Carrie Yocom
Children Madison, Noah, Macy, Audrey, Kendra and Gina

Chris Spielman is a former American football player who played in the NFL for teams like Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns and coached for the Arena Football League's Columbus Destroyers. Currently, he works as an analyst for Fox NFL.

As an analyst, Charles Christopher Spielman reportedly earns around $64,359 as his yearly salary from Fox NFL. Further, Charles Christopher Spielman has an estimated net worth of over $4 million.

Salary and Net Worth

As of 2018, Charles Christopher Spielman has an estimated net worth of over $4 million. Further, he has an average salary of $64,359 annually as an analyst for Fox NFL.

In 2017, Spielman filed a lawsuit against Ohio State University for using his image for profiting purposes.The matter was later solved with Spielman receiving $140,000 as a part of the settlement. Spielman later donated the $140,000 back to the university in the form of the William White Family Fund for ALS and the Stephanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research.

Kept aside Charles Christopher Spielman's financial earnings, his personal assets include a Home in Upper Arlington.

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Married to Second wife Carrie Yocom

Chris Spielman's first marriage was with his late wife, Stefanie in 1989. Chris has four children named, Madison, Noah, Macy, and Audrey from her. Unfortunately, his wife passed away due to breast cancer on November 19, 2009.

Chris Spielman and his first wife Stefanie SOURCE: Legacy

"Stefanie has gone home to be with the Lord. For that, we celebrate, but with broken hearts. I want to thank everyone for their support over the last 12 years. Together, with your help, hopefully, we made a difference in this fight."

Chris Spielman said in a statement released by the station.

Spielman then married Carrie Yocom in July 2013. Carrie has two daughters named Kendra and Gina from her previous relationship. He resides with his family in Upper Arlington, a suburb of Columbus.

Chris Spielman and his current wife Carrie Yocom SOURCE: Biography Leaks

His wife Carrie is a former Strategic Investment Analyst at Cardinal Health Foundation.

Other than being a former NFL player, Charles Christopher Spielman is pretty famous in social media. He has 50.2k followers on Twitter.

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Early Life and Education

Charles Christopher Spielman was born on October 11, 1965, in Canton, Ohio to parents, Charles Edward Spielman Jr. and Nancy Spielman. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the White ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Libra. He grew up along with his siblings, Rick Spielman.

Charles Christopher Spielman attended Washington High School in Massillon, Ohio where he played for his high school football team. After completing high school, Charles Christopher Spielman enrolled at Ohio State University and played for the Ohio State University.

Chris Spielman's Professional Life

In the 1988 NFL Draft, Spielman was selected in the second round with the 29th overall pick by the Detroit Lions. He played eight seasons with the Lions and was a defensive stalwart. He captained the Lions' defense and also recorded 10 sacks, four interceptions, 30 pass defenses, 13 forced fumbles, and 17 fumble recoveries during his Lions' career. 

CAPTION: Chris Spielman playing for the Detroit Lions SOURCE: Pinterest

Spielman represented the Lions in four Pro Bowls (1990–92, 1995) and was further named the team's defensive MVP in 1993 and 1994. He played for the Buffalo Bills in 1996 and 1997 for two years.

In 1997, he suffered a neck injury that required spinal surgery. Similarly, he chose to miss the 1998 season to assist his wife battling cancer.

CAPTION: Former NFL Player Chris Spielman SOURCE:

Spielman returned to the NFL in the 1999 season, with the Cleveland Browns. He retired before the regular season began, due to another neck injury. After his retirement, he worked as an NFL studio-show analyst for Fox Sports Net. Later, he joined ESPN in 2001 and served primarily as a color analyst for college football broadcasts, as well as a studio analyst for college football.

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Spielman joined Fox NFL coverage as a game analyst alongside veteran play-by-play announcer Dick Stockton and sideline reporter Kristina Pink. In 2005, he coached the Columbus Destroyers of the Arena Football League to a 2–14 record.


Charles Christopher Spielman was not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. The former NFL star is 6 feet in height and weighs around 112 kg.

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