Kristen Kenney Biography

September 13, 2019
First published on:January 19, 2019
by John Max

Facts of Kristen Kenney

Birth Name Kristen Kenney
Famous Name Kristen Kenney
Net Worth $200,000
Salary $50,000
Height 5'4"
Nationality American
Currently Working For NBA TV
Currently Married No
Affair with Philip Shyatt
Boyfriend Philip Shyatt

Kristen Kenney aka KK is an activist, traveler, malaria expert, reporter and passionate storyteller who currently serves as a broadcaster/ sideline reporter for Utah Jazz. She also owns a fitness studio.


Kristen is reportedly single and hasn't married to date. She earns around $50,000 working as a sideline reporter and has an estimated net worth in 6-digit figure.

Salary - $50,000

Kristen is expected to have the net worth in 6-digit figure as of 2019. Her annual salary is assumed to be about $50,000 as a sideline reporter for Utah Jazz. Besides, she owns a fitness studio and is a trainer through which she makes additional earnings.

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Raise your hands if you #shopsmall! . . Owning and operating a successful small business starts with commUnity ... Thank you SLC for supporting small businesses like @peak45slc

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The beautiful reporter is also popular on Instagram due to which she has gathered some endorsement deals. She is a brand ambassador of Carbon38, a clothing line. She might be making huge money out of it. In addition, she can also be seen promoting the products of ELIE TAHARI.

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Kenny was once seen posting regular photos with a Jeep on Instagram. She might have been gifted one by the company as a part of the promotion.

Kristen Kenney with her Jeep car
SOURCE: Instagram

She seems to be living a lavish life with the earnings from her multiple sources. She often goes on a vacation to beautiful destinations and has a wealthy lifestyle.

Fiance - Philip Shyatt

Kristen Kenney is reported to be unmarried and has no spouse till date but not single anymore. Currently, she is engaged to her fiance, Philip Shyatt, an Executive Chef Salt Lake City, UT. 

Kristen Kenney with her boyfriend
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However, she is yet to reveal more information about her love life. Kristen seems to be enjoying her life with her boyfriend-turned-fiance and no controversy about her is published. She is popular on Instagram with about over 20.6k followers where she shares her photos regularly.

In 2009, went to Tanzania Africa to shoot a documentary called Tanzania: A Journey Within (on iTunes). The film later got numerous film festival accolades. While in Africa Kristen caught severe malaria and almost died. She later founded Malaika For Life - a nonprofit that raises funds for malaria relief. Kristen personally gave malaria funds from 2009 to 2012 to treat over 200 thousand cases in Tanzania.

Body Measurement 

Kristen has a perfect height of 5'4" and the details about her other measurements such as hip size, waist size, breast size, and weight are not in the media yet.  

Short Bio

Kristen Kenney was born in America. She holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Her father was also related to the field of journalism and Kristen grew up in front of the camera as her father used to have those giant VHS cameras.

Due to her father's profession, Kristen moved from one part of the USA to another but spent most of her childhood in  Virginia Beach.

Kristen attended Elon University in North Carolina to study broadcast journalism where she played Division I soccer. She later joined the University of Miami where she was a D1 soccer player. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communications from the university.

Professional Life

Kristen Kenney bought a season ticket to the Miami Heat games where she would take notes from the nose bleed section. She soon started taking an interview with Shaquille O'Neal and Dwyane Wade for the University TV Station.

Kristen soon grew interested in sports broadcasting and also went on to cover the London 2012 Olympics, college hoops, college recruiting, motorsports.

She was hired by the NBA as a sideline reporter for the Utah Jazz alongside Thurl Bailey. Besides, she also served as a correspondent for PBS in Orlando in 2001 after beginning her sports broadcasting career with FOX Sports Net as a college football recruiting correspondent in Washington, D.C.

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Moreover, she works for the Red Bull Global RallyCross Series on NBC and NBCSN as a pit reporter.

Kristen also has a fitness studio in SLC called Peak45. In her leisure, she teaches Pilates or on the ski slopes chasing the Pow!

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