Kelly Tilghman Biography

( 1969 - )
March 18, 2019
First published on:January 13, 2019
by John Max

Facts of Kelly Tilghman

Date of Birth: 1969, August 6
Age: 49 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Birth Name Kelly Tilghman
Famous Name Kelly Tilghman
Father Phil Tilghman
Mother Katherine Tilghman
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Birth Place North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Currently Working For Golf Channel
Salary $375,000
Net Worth $5 million
Currently Married yes
Married to Rocco Mediate
Children 1
Profession broadcaster
University attended Duke University
Full Name Kelly Tilghman
Horoscope Leo
Birth Date August 6, 1969
Height 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m)

Kelly Tilghman is a broadcaster for The Golf Channel and the first female lead golf announcer on the PGA Tour. In 2007, she became an anchor after signed a 15-year deal with the PGA Tour in which the Golf Channel broadcasts the first three events of the year, the weekly coverage of all tour events and the full coverage of the fall series and other events. In 2018, the Tilghman ended her 22-year run at Golf Channel. 


The resident of United States, Kelly Tilghman, reportedly earns around $375,000, as her yearly salary from the network, and as of 2019, she reportedly has an estimated net worth of over $5 million. She is currently married to her husband Rocco Mediate and has 1 child with him. 

Kelly Tilghman Net worth and Salary

The American sportscaster/anchor Kelly Tilghman has an estimated net worth of $5 million. As of 2019, the reporter receives an annual salary of $375,000 from her successful reporting career with Golf Channel. 

She is one of the most popular Golf Channel anchors who has made a successful career as a sports personality. 

Further, In July 2005, Kelly Tilghman, the first lead golf announcer, bought 5-bed, 3-bath, 4,493 square ft home for $ 1.4 million. Currently, she lives in her lavish home along with her family and child situated in Windermere, Florida( FL), USA.

Kelly Tilghman Personal Life

Exploring her personal life, rumors took a sharp turn and landed on the sexuality of Tilghman. It is said that Tilghman is a lesbian and has an extramarital affair with a young lady.

In addition, Kelly Tilghman was rumored to have secretly married her boyfriend Nick Faldo in 2010. Faldo was a European Tour English professional golfer.

Kelly Tilghman is currently engaged with Rocco Mediate. The spouse also welcomed a daughter named Francesca Rose and currently,  they live a happy life together with their daughter with no rumors of divorce yet. 

Talking about her body measurements, Kelly has a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) and additionally, she has a body size of 35-24-35 inches.

Kelly Tilghman Early Life and Educational History

Kelly Tilghman was born on August 6, 1969, in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to Phil Tilghman and Katherine Tilghman. Her parents worked as the operators and managers of the golf course.

She holds an American nationality and belongs to the White ethnic group. Further, she grew up along her sister Kathryn Hemphill

Exploring her educational background, Kelly is a graduate of the Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from Duke University.  While at Duke University, she played golf where she won the grant in ladies’ golf group. In addition, she won the Furman University's Lady Paladin Invitational Golf Rivalry in the 1990s.

Kelly Tilghman Professional Career

Kelly Tilghman is a professional player who has participated in several mini-tours and overseas. Kelly appeared in several Asian, Australian and European golf competitions.

Tilghman is a former touring professional who has worked in a variety of roles with the golf channel since its inception. In 2007, she began working with lead analyst Nick Faldo to form the lead broadcasting team for the majority of PGA Tour telecast.

CAPTION: Kelly Tilghman SOURCE: Charlotte Observer

Further, She and Golf Channel coworker Charlie Rymer have regularly hosted the First Tee Coastal Carolina Future Generations Tournament at the Caledonia Golf & Fish Club.

Kelly was suspended from the network for about two weeks in January 2009. Her serious comment against Tiger Woods was demonstrated on several news channels and several people wanted her to be fired.


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