• Sarah Kustok is a sports reporter and social media personality, born in 1981 in Orland Park, Illinois.
• She attended DePaul University and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in corporate & multicultural communication.
• She has worked for ESPN, Fox Sports, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, WFLD-TV, and currently works for the Women’s National Basketball Association’s (WNBA).
• She is active on social media, but prefers to keep her private life out of the limelight.
• Her brother Zak is a successful businessman, and was a former American Football quarterback.
Who is Sarah Kustok?
Sarah Grace Kustok was born in Orland Park, Illinois USA, on 17 December 1981 – her zodiac sign is Sagittarius, and she holds American nationality. She’s a sports reporter and social media personality, perhaps known best for the work she’s done for Fox Sports and YES Network.
Early life and education
Sarah was raised in Orland Park alongside her older brother Zak Adam Kustok, by their mother Anita ‘Jeanie’ Kustok and father Allan Kustok; Anita was killed in her bed in 2010, and Allan was charged with murdering her. Sarah defended her father before the jury in March 2014, but he was sentenced to spend 60 years behind bars without parole. Sarah’s brother Zak is a successful businessman, and a former American Football quarterback.
Sarah was mostly interested in playing sports while attending a local high school, and played both basketball and volleyball for school teams; she was also into acting, appearing in a couple of plays performed at the school.
Upon matriculating in 2000, Sarah enrolled at DePaul University, at which she played basketball for the university’s team the Blue Demons; she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2004, then stayed on to obtain her Master’s degree in corporate & multicultural communication.
Career as a sports reporter
Sarah launched her career as a sports reporter not long after she graduated, and one of her first jobs was for ESPN as their sideline reporter and analyst. She then joined Fox Sports as their sideline reporter, and was mostly charged with covering high school football, and college football and basketball.
Sarah was then employed by Comcast SportsNet Chicago as their sideline reporter, and during her two years with them, she covered the games played by the professional basketball team the Chicago Bulls, the professional baseball team Chicago White Sox, and the professional ice hockey team Chicago Blackhawks; she was also a substitute anchor at Comcast SportsNet Chicago, and worked as a sports anchor at the TV station WMAQ.
Sarah then joined WFLD-TV as their sports anchor and reporter, and also hosted the sports show “College Sports Minute”. She also spent some time working for the sports TV channel Versus (NBCSN).
Sarah’s working various jobs today, as she’s the color commentator for home games of the Women’s National Basketball Association’s (WNBA) Connecticut Sun, a substitute anchor for the FS1’s show “First Things First”, and a TV analyst for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Sarah occasionally contributes to “Nets Magazine” of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team
Sarah’s highly active on Instagram, and is today followed by close to 40,000 people, while she’s uploaded over 300 pictures onto the network, the majority of which have been taken during her work hours.
She launched her Twitter account in June 2012, and it’s today followed also by close to 40,000 people, while she has tweeted over 3,500 times; Sarah mostly tweets to share various news related to sports.
She has a Facebook profile, but seems to be using it just to keep in touch with her closest friends and family members.
Love life and relationships
Sarah prefers to keep the details of her love life away from the media’s attention, and hasn’t spoken of any men (or women) whom she has perhaps been with. This is mostly why there are today various rumors circulating the internet, concerning both her current marital status and sexual orientation.
Some of Sarah’s fans have claimed that the popular sports analyst is perhaps lesbian, believing that this is why she hasn’t spoken of the men whom she’s dated; a fan has even claimed to have seen Sarah spending time with her girlfriend in public, but no evidence has been provided to support this, nor has Sarah addressed the rumors.
There are some who believe that she’s a married woman, and that she simply prefers to keep her husband away from the media’s attention, but this hasn’t been confirmed either.
As of June 2022, Sarah seems to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
She’s physically quite active and has multiple training sessions at the gym every week, thus her slim figure; Sarah’s also following a strict diet, as she avoids eating sweets and fast food.
She’s into travelling, and her career has taken her to various US states, while she has also vacationed in a couple of European countries, such as Italy, France and England; her dream travel destination is Las Vegas, Nevada.
Sarah’s a philanthropist, and has donated money to a couple of sports programs which aim to introduce sports to underprivileged children.
Sarah likes to watch movies in her spare time, and her favorite actor and actress are Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet, while a couple of her favorite films are “Liar, Liar”, “The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” and “Titanic”.
Age, height and net worth
Sarah’s age is 40. She has long blonde hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) and she weighs around 145lbs (65kgs).
As of June 2022, Sarah’s net worth has been estimated at over $2 million, while her brother Zak’s net worth stands at more than $2 million, as well.
Who is her brother Zak?
Zak was born in Orland Park on 24 February 1979 – his zodiac sign is Pisces, and he holds American nationality. He’s probably known best for having played for the Northwestern Wildcats between 1999 and 2001; Zak still holds a record for quarterback rushing and passing in a single season at Northwestern.
Zak studied at Lincoln-Way Central High School, and it was during his four years there that he became interested in football; after his family moved to Frankfort, Illinois in 1995, Zak enrolled at Sandburg High School, and continued playing football there. The newspaper “USA Today” rated him amongst the top 25 Illinois prospects, and upon matriculating in 1997, Zak enrolled at University of Notre Dame, and began playing for their team, The Fighting Irish.
He transferred to Moraine Valley Junior College in 1998, and in December of the same year committed to the University of Kansas, but then committed to Northwestern only two months later, and graduated plus also holding multiple football records, including for total offense and rush-pass plays in a single season, and consecutive games with a TD pass and rushing yardage by a quarterback during all his four years there.
Zak graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2002, and thus made himself eligible for the NFL draft; he eventually returned to college, and in 2014 graduated with a Master of Business Administration degree in 2014.
He signed a contract as an undrafted free agent with the Miami Dolphins on 26 April 2002, but was waived four months later; he didn’t play for the 2002 season, and then signed a contract with the Green Bay Packers on 7 February 2003. Zak began playing for the Berlin Thunder of NFL Europe a week later, returned to the Green Bay Packers on 25 March, but was waived by the Packers on 17 June. Zak signed a two-year contract with the Chicago Bears of NFL on 26 March 2004, but was released 40 days later.
Zak has since been focused on other ventures, and is today a successful businessman.
He’s married to Minnesota’s 1999 Junior Miss Nicole (nee Kuznia).