• Kristina Pink is an Afro-American sportscaster known for her work with Fox Sports.
• She graduated from the University of Florida in 2007 and worked for NBC, ABC and Fox Sports.
• She has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
• Her prominent colleagues include Erin Andrews, Troy Aikman and Joe Buck.
• She is unmarried and resides in Los Angeles, California.
Kristina Pink has worked as a sportscaster for over a decade now, and is one of the most sought-after Afro-American sports reporters in the US. She is famously known for her work as an National Football League (NFL) games sideline writer and reporter for Fox Sports.
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Kristina Pink hails from Miami, Florida, and was born under the Pisces zodiac sign on 12 March 1986, which makes her 36 years old as of 2022. She’s the daughter of Lorna Joy Pink and her husband Donald A. Pink, and was raised alongside her siblings Samantha Alena Pink and Bradley Alexander Pink. Kristina follows the Christianity religion.
Kristina attended an unnamed high school situated in Pembroke Pines, Florida, where she was physically active, and ran track. She matriculated to the University of Florida and majored in telecommunications. While in college, Kristina did profiles for the school’s athletes, and also reported on most sporting events that her school participated in, and her natural talent saw her landing a job in the university’s TV and radio stations named WUFT and WRUF-AM 850 respectively. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 2007.
In her spare time, Kristina likes attending celebrity events, and partying with her co-workers and close friends.
She’s a big fan of traveling, and her career has seen her touring many US states.
The Miamian reporter also likes sunbathing at the beach during her free time.
Soon after she graduated, Pink was taken on by the NBC affiliate WTVJ-TV, which is based in Miami. She later left the station and relocated to New Orleans after she landed a job with WGNO, which is an affiliate of ABC. The network’s sports department covers minor league baseball games and New Orleans Saints American Football matches. Subsequently, in 2008 she began working for the network WDBD-TV, which is based in Jackson, Mississippi – she covered professional and big college American Football games, including NFL Finals and the Super Bowl.
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2012 saw Pink making her career breakthrough, when she was hired by Fox Sports. She covered college football in the 2013-2014 season, and also worked as a courtside reporter for the basketball team Los Angeles Clippers on Prime Ticket, which is Fox Sports’ regional network. Pink also covered NFL games, together with the play-by-play announcer, Joe Burk, reporter Erin Andrews, analyst Troy Aikman, and the rules analyst Mike Pereira. Pink also reported for Fox Sports’ “Thursday Night Football”, together with the aforementioned sportscasters.
Kristina worked with Dick Stockton and Chris Spielman during the 2016 NFL season. She has built good relationships with NFL athletes, coaches, and stakeholders and has interviewed many prominent players including Jared Goff. In the 2017 playoffs, she served with analyst Ronde Barber and play-by-play announcer Kenny Albert. In the 2018-2019 playoffs, she was American Football Conference (AFC) reporter for Fox Sports, and covered Divisional, Wild Card, and other Play-off Championship games. Fox TV recently selected her to serve as a linebacker reporter for the 2022 NFL season. Kristina previously slipped and fell during a postgame interview broadcast in January 2022, but wasn’t injured badly.
Social Media Presence
Kristina mostly posts segments of her field interviews on her Instagram account – @kristinapinktv – which has over 55,000 followers. She is also active on Twitter – @Kristina_Pink – with over 20,000 followers.
Pink has kept her personal life away from the public’s eye. She is seemingly solely focused on her career, and hasn’t introduced anyone as her boyfriend, nor has she spoken about her previous dating history. She is currently unmarried without any children, and is a resident of Los Angeles, California.
Pink is very close with her siblings and parents, and often posts their photos on her social media handles. Previously, she surprised her mom with a trip to Las Vegas, Nevada, and the duo wore matching knee-length dresses and appeared to have a great time together. She also surprised her father with tickets to National Football League matches.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Pink is of Afro-American roots and has a pair of dark brown eyes and black hair. She is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall and weighs approximately 125lbs (57kgs), with vital statistics of 34-25-35.
Pink has made a name for herself and accumulated a good sum having worked for several popular networks such as NBC, ABC, and Fox Sports. She earns an annual salary of a minimal $65,000, and is worth approximately $1 million as of 2022.
Kristina Pink’s Prominent Colleagues
The veteran American reporter Erin Jill Andrews was born in Lewiston, Maine, on 4 May 1978 (44 years old) to a teacher named Paula Andrews and the six-time Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist, Steven Andrews. She attended the Valrico-based Bloomingdale High, and is an alumnus of the University of Florida. Erin began her career in 2000 when she was hired by Fox Sports, Florida, to work as a freelance reporter. She left Fox Sports to work for ESPN from 2004 – 2012, serving as a reporter for “ESPN National Hockey Night.” In late 2012, she made a comeback to Fox Sports, and has since worked as the lead sideline reporter for the channel’s NFL broadcasting team. She is also famous for co-hosting the dance competition “Dancing with the Stars”, together with Tom Bergeron on ABC (2014 – 2019). Erin’s net worth is estimated at around $30 million.
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The former Dallas Cowboys American Football team quarterback, Troy Kenneth Aikman was born in West Covina, California, on 21 November 1966 (55 years old). He previously won the Davey O’Brien Award at the University of California, Los Angeles, and also bagged three Super Bowl titles (1992, ’93 and ‘95), and was Super Bowl XXVII’s Most Valuable Player (MVP). Following his retirement in 2000, Troy was hired to serve as an NFL color commentator for Fox Sports, and worked for 21 years until he was taken on by ESPN to work as a color commentator for its “Monday Night Football” broadcast. He previously co-owned the team Hall of Fame Racing, which used to participate in the National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) Sprint Cup Series, together with Roger Staubach and Bill Saunders. Troy’s net worth is estimated at over $65 million.
Joe, who is the son of the late sportscaster Jack Buck, was born on 25 April 1969, in St. Petersburg, Florida, and is currently 53 years old. He joined Fox Sports when it was created in 1994, and worked as the lead play-by-play commentator for its Major League Baseball (NLB) and NFL coverages for 28 years. He now works as a lead play-by-play announcer for ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” Joe has accumulated a net worth estimated at close to $35 million.