- 1 Who is Katie George?
- 2 How rich is she, as of now? Katie George Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background
- 4 Education and Volleyball
- 5 Beauty Pageants
- 6 Professional Career as a Sportscaster
- 7 ACC Network and ESPN
- 8 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 9 Personal Life
- 10 Who is her husband? Paolo DelPiccolo
Who is Katie George?
Katie George was born on 3 December 1993 under the zodiac sign of Sagittarius, in Louisville, Kentucky USA. She is a 28-year-old TV host, journalist and sportscaster, probably best recognized for working as a sports anchor and sideline reporter for the ACC Network and ESPN. She was also the 2015 Miss Kentucky USA.
How rich is she, as of now? Katie George Net Worth
As of early 2022, Katie George’s net worth is estimated at over $10 million; earned through her successful career as a sports broadcaster and television personality, working for several high-end sports networks. She’s also increased her wealth through her participation in several beauty pageants.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background
Katie George spent her early years in her hometown of Louisville, where she was raised with her two elder brothers, named Timmy and Charles George, by their parents Tim and Annie George. The professions of her parents aren’t revealed to the public. Her grandfather’s family immigrated from Hamat, a small village in Lebanon, to the United States and settled in Lebanon, Kentucky in the early 1950s. She holds American nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group.
Education and Volleyball
Regarding her education, Katie attended Assumption High School, an all-girls Catholic school located in her hometown, where she started playing volleyball for the school team. She quickly distinguished herself as a player, and was named Prep Volleyball’s National Player of the Year. Upon matriculation, Katie enrolled into the University of Louisville, from which she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and a minor in Sports Administration in 2016.
At college, she continued to play volleyball for the Louisville Cardinals women’s team, and became one of the best players, helping the team to win championships in three different leagues – Big East Conference, American Athletic Conference, and Atlantic Coast Conference. She was even named first-team all-conference in the American Athletic Conference in 2013 and the ACC in 2014 and 2015. She was also an ACC player, setter of the year in 2015.
Katie George started to pursue her professional career as a beauty pageant contestant in 2015, when she participated in the Miss Kentucky USA beauty pageant and won the title.
She then represented Kentucky at the Miss USA 2015 pageant, which took place in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and finished in the top eleven, while the competition was won by Olivia Jordan.
Professional Career as a Sportscaster
Katie George launched her career in the field of journalism while still at college, when from January to May 2014 she did an internship at WLKY Channel 32, a CBS-affiliated TV station licensed to Louisville. Later that year, she also worked as a productions intern for CBS Corporation, a multi-national media group based in New York City.
Once she gained enough experience and completed her graduation, she had an opportunity to work for the Fox-affiliated WDRB, a channel licensed to Louisville. During her stint there, Katie served as a sports anchor for the 11 pm sportscast in “WDRB News” and worked as a sideline reporter on the field until August 2018, when she was hired to work as the Milwaukee Bucks’ sideline reporter for the 2018-2019 National Basketball Association (NBA) season at Fox Sports Wisconsin.
ACC Network and ESPN
After the season ended, Katie George joined the ACC Network in June 201, an ESPN-owned channel launched in August 2019, and dedicated to coverage of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Since she was hired, she has covered college sports at her alma mater, the University of Louisville, and has reported on the Atlantic Coast Conference sports, and has also covered ACC Network Primetime Football telecasts.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Katie George has long blonde-dyed hair and green eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.68m), weighs around 120lbs (55kgs), with vital statistics of 35-25-35, bra size 32C, dress size 4 (US), and shoe size 6.5 (US).
Katie George was in a relationship with Cole Hikutini, a professional American Football tight end, however, there’s no other information about their romance.
Following their split, she became romantically involved with the professional American soccer player Paolo DelPiccolo in March 2020, and the couple exchanged their wedding vows at a ceremony held on 21 January 2022. The couple resides in Louisville.
Who is her husband? Paolo DelPiccolo
Born on 28 May 1991 under the zodiac sign of Gemini, in Wheat Ridge, Colorado USA, Paolo DelPiccolo is a professional soccer player. He started his amateur career while attending the University of Louisville, where he played soccer for the Louisville Cardinals from 2009 to 2012.
His professional career began when he was selected as the 27th overall pick in the 2013 Major League Soccer (MLS) SuperDraft by the Montreal Impact.
However, he decided to move abroad, and signed with Eintracht Frankfurt, a German professional sports club based in Frankfurt, Hesse. He spent one season there, then returned to sign with the Montreal Impact. After being waived by the team at the end of the season without making a first-team appearance, he participated in the MSL Waiver Draft, through which he was selected by the New England Revolution in late 2013. He didn’t have much success there, since he was waived again before the season started.
His next first-team appearance came in 2014, when he played for Arizona United, which competes in the USL Pro-league based in Phoenix, Arizona, and spent the following season with the Charlotte Independence which plays in the USL League One. In early 2016, Paolo signed with another USL Pro club – Louisville City FC, and has been a member of the team since then, leading them to claim two consecutive USL Cup victories in 2017 and 2018. Thanks to his accomplishments, he was named USL Cup Final Most Valuable Player in 2017.