Ryen Russillo

by John Max 18 Mar,2017
Ryen Russillo
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Ryen Russillo
  • Famous Name Ryen Russillo
  • Net Worth $1 Million
  • Salary $100,000
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity white
  • Currently Working For ESPN network,NBA Sunday,WBCN.
  • Affair with N/A
  • Girlfriend N/A

Ryen Russillo is a well-known sports journalist who has hosted various sports events and shows throughout his career on ESPN and currently produces a podcast with ESPN network. He hosted the afternoon show on ESPN Radio and was also a co-host of the show The Scott Van Pelt Show with Scott Van Pelt which later changed to SVP & Russillo.

The show was also named as Russillo show following the exit of Scott. It was again renamed as Russillo and Kanell with the arrival of Danny Kanell.

Ryen Russillo Net Worth and Salary in 2019

Ryen Russillo has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2019. The significant source of his income is his journalism career. He currently makes around $100,000 per annum as his salary including bonuses and incentives from ESPN. Also, he earns some from his endorsement deals. 

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Inside each TV is a dream. Inside each dream is a place. Inside each place is another TV. And inside that TV is a dream. #inception #gymlife #kobe

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He drives a Land Rover, which cost around $73,000. He is living a luxurious lifestyle with his family.

Ryen Russillo Personal Life and Affairs

This popular sports host has reached the age of 43 now and currently lives in Hartford, Connecticut. His birth sign is Leo. His hobbies include cooking, playing football and spends his free time listening to music.

He seems so much confidential about his personal life. He has not yet revealed his love affair and married life. He has not talked about his girlfriend or wife. He may be a married or in a relationship but no proof about the rumor is yet published.

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There were rumors that he once dated fellow ESPN personality Cari Champion but the news was never confirmed by any of them.

Russillo was arrested for the criminal act in 2017.; which led ESPN networks to suspend him for two weeks.

Ryen Russillo Early Life and Education

Ryen Russillo was born on August 5, 1975, in West Tisbury, Massachusetts. He is an American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnic background.

He attended the University of Vermont, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and was also an intern at WCAX in Burlington. He was a play-by-play man for the Trenton Thunder for six months before the team relocated.

Professional Career of Ryen Russillo

Russillo moved to Boston, Massachusetts, where he started working for the Sporting News Radio affiliate WWZN. There he hosted The Die Hards with co-hosts Anthony Pepe, John Anik, Kevin Winter, and Mike Winn.

He has also done commentary for pre-game and post-game of the New England Patriots on WBCN. He has hosted various programs on ESPN Radio, which includes NBA Sunday, The Baseball Show and ESPN Radio College GameDay during the 2008 season.

Ryen Russillo was a regular host for GameNight and a fill-in host for The Doug Gottlieb Show and All Night with Jason Smith. Richard Deitsch from Sports Illustrated named him Best Radio Voice of 2007 for his great work on ESPN Radio.

He has worked with Gary Tanguay and Greg Dickerson in New England Sports Tonight and appeared regularly on several shows on Comcast Sportsnet New England. He was also a studio analyst for the Boston Celtics' television coverage.

Russillo also hosted The NBA Today podcast on the ESPN network during the NBA season. The series later became the network's most downloaded podcast series. He worked as a host for his show named Russillo Show and welcomed former NFL player Danny Kanell as the new co-host of his show.

He left ESPN in December 2017 but later rejoined the network producing the podcasts.

On August 24, 2018, during the “The Bill Simmons Podcast,”  Russillo announced that he is launching  a weekly podcast called “Dual Threat.” The show focuses on NFL and college football which will be part of the Ringer Podcast Network.

Russillo will also appear on the “Bill Simmons Podcast” every Monday from next February to discuss the biggest NBA headlines for 22 weeks through the 2019 Finals.

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