Working as a racing analyst and sportscaster, Edwards gained over $5 million as net worth. The beautiful sports reporter Jennine was paid between $75,000-$90,000 as an annual salary. She married Oklahoma's defensive coordinator Glen Spencer in 2013. However, Glenn was a widower at that time.
Jeannine Edwards was born on March 12, 1964, in Tenafly, New Jersey of United States. Her father worked in a big company, while her mother was a nurse by profession. Regarding Edwards's nationality, she is American and her great-grandfather belongs from France.
From an early age, Edwards hosted many school programs and also participated in the sports program. She was also a popular cheerleader during her high school days.
Edwards started her career as a horse trainer and a jockey within the racetrack located in Maryland. Her first television experience was an In-Track host at Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park in 1993.
As of 2018, Edwards has an estimated net worth over $5 million. In 1995, she was hired as a horse racing analyst by ESPN. Later in 2000, she accepted the job of sports reporter offered by ESPN.
Edwards also worked as a senior horse racing reporter for ABC Network live racing series. The reported annual salary for the racing analyst is about $65,000. It is estimated that Edwards was paid between $50,000-$70,000.
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Edwards is considered one of the most respected female sportscasters and has gained more fame and good earnings through her reporting career.
Further, the outstanding sports analyst has made a huge amount of career earnings which are reported to be more than popular female sportscasters like Hannah Storm, Jill Arrington, and Bonnie Bernstein.
Before joining ESPN in 1995 as a horse racing analyst for "National Best 7", Edwards began her career as a jockey and horse trainer at the racetrack in Maryland.
During that time, Edwards began reporting on-site for remote racing telecasts as well as branching out into sideline reporting for college football and later, basketball.
— Jeannine Edwards (@jeanninee12) December 2, 2017
In 2000, Edwards became the reporter for ESPN's SportsCenter and substitute anchor for several studio shows (First Take, NFL Live, etc).
Some of the popular news stories Jeannine has covered for SportsCenter are the death of Sean Taylor, the steroid scandal of Rafael Palmeiro, the return to football of Deion Sanders, and the retirements of Joe Gibbs and Shaquille O'Neal.
Jeannine served as the senior horse racing reporter for all of ESPN and ABC's live horse racing series, including the Breeders' Cup and Dubai World Cup.
Edwards was recognized for her outstanding reporting for ESPN, ABC News, and Good Morning America on the death of Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro.
On December 29, 2017, Edwards retired after her 22-year career at ESPN, which ended with the 2017 Cotton Bowl Classic.
Jeannine has won three consecutive Eclipse Awards in 2009, 2010, and 2011 respectively. The National Thoroughbred Racing Association selected Edwards to host the 41st Annual Eclipse Awards in 2012. She became the first female to host the annual televised Eclipse Awards ceremony.
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Edwards is consistently rated among the most respected female sportscasters. She has been named "Best Broadcaster in Horse Racing" in 2004 and ranked the first Broadcaster on Television for October 2007 by Sports Illustrated.
In June 2012, she was identified as one of "The 40 Women Who Raised the Bar in Sports Media" by The Los Angeles Daily News. In 2017, Edwards was awarded the Special Award of Merit for her contribution to Horse racing.
Regarding Edwards's personal life, she is 54 years old as of 2018. Further, her star sign is Pisces. Since the beginning of her career, Edwards has been linked with many sportscasters and Jockies by the media.
It was rumored that she married Jim Edwards, a former Jockey. There were some speculations that she was having an affair with former Basketball coach Billy Gillispie. However, there hasn't been any reported proof or statements regarding these rumors.
Edwards got a lot of attention when she married Glenn Spencer, in 2013. Glenn is a defensive football coordinator at Oklahoma State Cowboys Football. In 2011, Glenn lost his wife Angela Spencer because of a deadly heart disease.
After Angela's death, Spencer was fighting hard to get a comfortable life for his two sons. Further, Glenn developed an unlikely friendship with Jeannine after a series of text conversations.
The relationship which began as a budding friendship soon turned into a strong bonding. Further, they became so close that finally, they engaged on February 17, 2013, and married on July 12, 2013. With Angela, Glenn has two sons Kyle and Abe.
A Blessed day. Thanks to all for the well wishes. We are thankful. pic.twitter.com/DkFt0TxOU7
— Glenn Spencer (@Glenn_Spencer) July 12, 2013
Apart from her professional career, Edwards is rarely seen on any outside activities. She is active on Twitter only and has more than 16k followers on Twitter.
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