• Kay Adams is a renowned American TV personality and sportscaster
• She was born in Chicago, Illinois, on 6 April 1986
• She is bilingual, and speaks fluent Polish and English
• She has served as a TV personality on many successful broadcasting Channels such as CBS and NFL
• Has a net worth of approximately $1 million as of late-2022
The world-renowned American TV personality and sportscaster Kay Adams, served as NFL Network’s Good Morning Football (GMF) host for six years from 2016 until her contract expired in May 2022.
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Kay Adam hails from Chicago, Illinois, and was born under the Aries zodiac sign on 6 April 1986, which makes her 36 years old as of 2022. She’s of mixed Polish, English and Scottish ancestry, and follows the Christianity religion. Her father is Czesio Adams but she hasn’t shared her mother’s name. She was raised alongside her two elder siblings, sister Sylvia Wrobel who is a mother of two, and brother Adamski Adams, who shares a daughter, Maya, with his better half, Amanda Konopka.
Adams went to Whitney M. Young Magnet High, in Chicago, and matriculated to the University of Missouri, Columbia, where she majored in communications, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism. Kay did several part-time jobs to sustain herself when she was in college – she was a bartender at Willie’s Pub and Pool Bar, and also served as a radio host in several local country sports radio stations.
Hobbies and Facts
Adams is a big fan of traveling and has shared photos of herself in various exotic vacation destinations around the globe. In 2018, she was seen vacationing in Machu Picchu, which is located in Peru’s Cusco Region.
She revealed to the sports personality, Katie Nolan in her 2016 “Garbage Time” YouTube podcast, that her favorite dishes are burgers and pizzas, and added that she has picky eating habits, and doesn’t like any type of food that has bones inside.
“The Racketeer” (1991) was the first film Adams watched in theatre; she’s shared that her favorite series is the political satire sitcom “Veep,” which aired on HBO from 2012 to 2019.
She is bilingual, and speaks fluent Polish and English.
Kay developed an interest in sportscasting in college when she was working as a bartender at a nearby sports club. She was later hired as an in-game baseball host by the St. Louis Cardinals, which marked the official beginning of her career. She later landed a job at Sirius XM Holdings Inc., where she hosted the shows “Livin’ the Fantasy” and “Fantasy Drive.” She made her first TV appearance in October 2012 in the CBS chat show, “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” which was her career breakthrough, as she shortly afterwards began hosting the “NFL Sunday Fantasy Zone” on DirectTV, and later offered her sports service to the gambling firm FanDuel. She was taken on by NBC Sports Network in 2006, and during her time there, she made guest appearances in several network shows, such as “The Crossover with Michelle Beadle”, and “NBC Sports Talk.”
Adams gained massive fame after joining NFL Network to host the morning TV show “Good Morning Football”, working together with Kyle Brandt, Peter Schrager and Nate Burleson; the show lasted for three to four hours, and aired on weekdays from 7 a.m. She last appeared in the show on 13 May 2022 – her co-hosts sent her gratitude and well wishing messages, and her farewell message was ‘I don’t know the answers to where I’m going, or what I’m doing, or when you’ll see me next, but I really just have deep gratitude, so thank you, guys.’ Kay was replaced by Jamie Erdahl, while her co-host, Nate Burleson was replaced by Jason McCourty.
Earlier, Kay hosted special events for the American Football team, the Chicago Bears, and in 2018, she was taken on as a broadcast team member of DAZN boxing, working together with LZ Granderson, Chris Mannix and Sugar Ray Leonard. In 2020, she co-hosted People Magazine’s TV series “People (the Show!)”, and worked together with Lawrence K. Jackson. 2021 also saw her hosting “Good Morning America, Weekend Edition.”
Previously, Kay had expressed interest in hosting the Thursday Night Football pre-game TV show on Amazon Prime Video but the job went to Charissa Thompson.
Apart from her journalism career, Kay has emceed various special events, such as the MDA Muscle Walk in 2017.
Adams is very active on several social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter – @heykayadams. – She has over 400,000 followers on the former and around 490,000 fans on the latter. She is also an active Facebook user, who has over 90,000 followers.
Kay has remained confidential about her dating life, and hasn’t publicly introduced anyone as her boyfriend. She revealed during an interview with Craig Ferguson of “The Late Show” that many men find her intimidating, and are insecure because of her extensive knowledge of football. In the early 2010s, she Tweeted about having a boyfriend who was a sportsperson, but never revealed his name.
In 2015, there were rumors that she was dating the prominent National Football League player, Danny Amendola, after they were seen attending the Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly (ESPY) Awards together. Adams was fond of posting her then alleged boyfriend on Instagram. however, their relationship was reported to last only for a year. Danny went on to date the American model, singer, and songwriter, Jean Watts, and was also previously seeing the model, social media personality, and fashion influencer, Olivia Culpo.
Kay is seemingly single as of 2022, and doesn’t have children.
Kay is seemingly very close with her sister-in-law, Amanda Konopka, and frequently refers to her on her social media accounts as her best friend. She recently wished her a happy birthday on Instagram, and captioned her photo with a heartwarming message. The prolific sportscaster is also very close to her father, and threw a party for him to celebrate his retirement in mid-2018.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Adams is slimly-built, weighs approximately 115lbs (53kgs), and is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall, with vital statistics of 34-25-35. She has a set of green eyes, and brunette hair.
Kay has served as a TV personality on many successful broadcasting Channels such as CBS and NFL, which has seen her become quite famous and wealthy. It’s reported that she earns a minimal annual salary of close to $100,000, with a net worth of approximately $1 million as of late-2022.