Prim Siripipat

by Roy 28 Sep,2018
Prim Siripipat

Prim Siripipat is a former American television anchor of ESPN and also a short time tennis player. Siripipat used to be the co-host of Spain and Prim on ESPN Radio.

 

In her younger days, Siripipat used to play tennis at a level where people used to call her a prodigy.

Prim Siripipat Early LIfe

Prim Siripipat was born on January 15, 1981, in Mexico, Missouri to parents Ampai and Pallop Siripipat. she had begun playing tennis at the age of 7 and by the age of 10 had become a skilled player in the sports. She moved to Tampa at the age of 12 with her mother to help elevate her skills at the sports. She attended the Saddlebrook Preparatory School where she began training with Jennifer Capriati, Andy Roddick, Martina Hingis, and Mardy Fish.

Siripipat finished in the top 10 in the country for player aged 18 and under and even traveled the world with the U.S. National team. For her higher education, she attended Duke University where she was given a full scholarship. During her senior years, Duke Blue Devils Tennis team won the Indoor National Championship. However, as time moved on She began to suffer from injuries and had two stress fractures in her back before the age of 17. She was unable to pursue a career in tennis.

Prim Siripipat's Career

After graduation, Prim Siripipat began working for WRAL-T as an intern. Her big break came when she received a job at CBS-4 in Miami as a sports reporter. She slowly builds up her career and finally received work as an anchor for ESPN in March of 2011. She also became a tennis analyst for various shows on ESPN radio. In April of 2017 when ESPN had to do a widespread layoff, Siripipat also became a part of the staff that was laid off from ESPN.

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Siripipat made a decision to return to tennis in 2017. She entered a tennis competition held in Queens, N.Y. where she was able to reach the finals before losing to the champion in three sets. She went to a professional tennis tournament held by her former tennis academy in Saddlebrook, Fla but lost in the first round of qualifying. She attended various tournaments in Europe but was unable to perform well.

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Prim Siripipat decided to give up on tennis once again finding that her old injury was still lingering. She has given up on playing tennis at a professional level and is currently focused on making a return to her broadcasting career.

Prim Siripipat's Personal Life

Prim Siripipat got engaged to her boyfriend Ben Michael Aronson in 2016. The couple got married in March 2017. The husband and wife are expecting a child at the moment with Siripipat being in her third trimester of pregnancy.

Prim Siripipat's Net Worth

The details of Prim Siripipat's salary and earnings are not disclosed along with information about her personal assets. It is due to this fact that her net worth at current time remains under review.

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