Samantha Ponder Biography

( 1985 - )
February 18, 2019
First published on:January 26, 2017
by Bchrome

Facts of Samantha Ponder

Date of Birth: 1985, December 11
Age: 33 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Birth Sign:: sagittarius
Birth Name Samantha Sainte-Claire Ponder
Birth Place Phoenix, Arizona
Famous Name Samantha Ponder
Horoscope Sagittarius
Father Jerry Steele
Father Nationality American
Mother Cindi Steele
Mother Nationality American
Net Worth $10 million
Salary $4.9 million
Siblings Barron & Jerrod
No. of Twitter Followers 494K
No. of Instagram Followers 406k followers
Weight 58 kg
Show Sunday NFL Countdown
Show Time 10 a.m. to 11 a.m
No. of Siblings two siblings
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession sportscaster, sideline reporter, host
Famous for as a host and sportscaster
Started career as a researcher assistant with ABC-TV
Currently Working For ESPN network
Current City Phoenix, Arizona
University attended The King's College, New York City, Liberty College
School attended Central High School
Currently Married Yes
Married to Christian Ponder (m. 2012)
Divorce No
Children 3
Religion Christianity

Samantha Sainte-Claire Ponder is an American sportscaster who is currently the host of Sunday NFL Countdown on ESPN.  She is also known for the replacement with Erin Andrews on College GameDay, a pre-game show broadcasted by ESPN as a part of the network's coverage.

 

She has worked as a host and reported many football and basketball games throughout her career. She has an estimated net worth of $12.5 million. 

Samantha Ponder Early life

Samantha Ponder was born on December 11, 1985, in Phoenix, Arizona. She is a daughter of Jerry Steele (father) and Cindi Steele (mother). Her father Jerry is an American coach and a retired basketball player. She has two brothers: Barron Steele and Jerrod Jefferson "J.J".

She is an American from the family of Christian and belongs to the white ethnic background. She spent most of her childhood in Phoenix and currently lives in Austin, Texas.  

Ponder attended central high school in Phoenix and attended the King's College in New York City after high school. This young, beautiful and gorgeous reporter has proved herself through her better works during her early career.

Samantha Ponder Career Highlights

She initially applied for a hostess job at ESPN Zone where she met Ben Keeperman, a college football researcher, and manager with ABC Sports Radio. This incident led her to an internship at the network which after led to a researcher-assistant job with ABC-TV on the college football studio show.

Ponder was offered a job as a sideline reporter for the liberty flames sports television network after transferring in the Liberty University. She then worked as a sideline reporter for Fox Sports Net, Fox College Sports, Pac-10 and Big 12 college basketball and football games after leaving Liberty in 2009. She has also worked as a sideline reporter for Longhorn Network in ESPN on July 7, 2011. 

CAPTION: Samantha Ponder SOURCE: Larry Brown Sports

Samantha Ponder personal life 

After having an affair for several of years with her boyfriend, Christian Andrew Ponder, she got married to him on December 17, 2012, in Hudson, Wisconsin.

Her husband Christian is an American footballer, born in Dallas, Texas and has played as a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He was drafted in the 2011 NFL Draft with the 12th overall pick by the Minnesota Vikings.

Samantha and her husband Christian have three children together. She gave birth to a baby daughter named Bowden Sainte-Claire Ponder in 2014. The couple had their second child, a son named Robinson True on June 1, 2017. 

They recently became the parents of their third child following the birth of a daughter named Price in July 2018.

 
 
 
 
 
View this post on Instagram
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Asking for a friend... if this was the only picture you had of your whole family would you put it on a Christmas card??

A post shared by Sam Ponder (@samanthaponder) on

 

Samantha Ponder Net worth and Salary

Sam earns a huge salary of $4.9 million per year which adds up to her recent net worth of over $12.5 million.

She is at the age of 31 now and stands 5 feet 6 inches tall. She is active on Facebook and Twitter from where her fans can get updated about her recent activities.


Latest Page

Vanessa Melo
Vanessa Melo Vanessa Melo's Journey from being a mother to UFC debut in Mexico; Her Earnings, and Net worth
Brandon Moreno
Brandon Moreno Brandon "The Assassin Baby" Moreno's UFC Journey; Fighter stats, Net worth and Personal life
Kyle Seager
Kyle Seager Kyle Seager is marred to Julie Bentley and has a net worth over $50 million
Jake Fraley
Jake Fraley An American professional baseball player, Jake Fraley is married to Angela Caceres and shares a net worth over $2 million with her
Takashi Sato
Takashi Sato UFC Welter-weight fighter Takashi Sato's Professional career and MMA record; Is he married?
Tomokazu Harimoto
Tomokazu Harimoto Sixteen-years-old table tennis sensatin Tomokazu Harimoto's Achievements and Details about his life
Ariane Carnelossi
Ariane Carnelossi Ariane Carnelossi making her debut in UFC against Angela Hill at UFC Fight Night 159; Get to know more about her
Lewis Thorpe
Lewis Thorpe An Australian professional baseball player, Lewis Thorpe earns $555,000 annually and has net worth in 6-digit figure
Jason Castro
Jason Castro MLB player Jason Castro's Contract and Salary with Career Earnings and Lifestyle
Marco Gonzales
Marco Gonzales Marco Gonzales, married to Monica Gonzales, has Net worth in Million, Check it out
Trevor May
Trevor May MLB player Trevor May's Current Contract and Salary in 2019
Tyler O'Neill
Tyler O'Neill MLB player Tyler O'Neill earned net worth of $1 million from MLB career