Ryen Russillo

Ryen Russillo

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Ryen Russillo is an American sports journalist who has hosted different sports events and shows throughout his career on ESPN. Currently, Ryen Russillo produces a podcast with an ESPN network.

Early life

The 45-years-old Ryen Russillo was born on August 5, 1975, in West Tisbury, a town in Duke’s Country, Massachusetts. Into his college years at the University of Vermont. His sports interest began at a young age and it remained with him Talking about his family background, he is one of the two boys born to his parents, with the other son being Vaughn Russillo.

Ryen Russillo Childhood

Caption: Ryen Russillo’s ten years challenge (Instagram)

Ryen belongs to American Nationality and holds a white ethnic background. Ryen was born under a horoscope sign of Leo, which helped him in his career goals. His Chinese horoscope sign is Rabbit.


Ryen studied at the University of Vermont, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. He also made the time to do an internship at the CBS-affiliated WCAX. He was active in sports and was a play-by-play man for the minor league baseball team. Ryen may have gone on to play professionally to had the team not relocated to New Jersey. Ryen graduated in1997, from the University of Vermont.

Career and Professional life

Ryen Russillo’s started his jobs in his home state of Massachusetts. He had done commentary for pre-game and post-game for the New England Patriots on WBCN. He had a personal conflict with John Dennis of WEEL, who had left him a threatening voicemail.

Ryen hosted NBA Sunday, The Baseball Show, and ESPN Radio College GameDay during the 2008 season on ESPN Radio.  Likewise, he was also a regular host for Game Night and dill in the host for The Doug Gottlieb Show and All Night with Jason Smith.

Ryen left ESPN in December 2017 and joined the network producing podcasts. On August 24, 2018, Russillo announced about his a weekly podcast called “Dual Threat” launch. This show focuses on NFL and college football which will be part of the Ringer Podcast Network. Ryen also appears on the “Bill Simmons Podcast” every Monday from next February to discuss the biggest NBA headlines for 22 weeks.

Ryen Russillo Journalist

Caption: Ryen Russillo as a sports Journalist (Instagram)

Ryen hosted the afternoon show on ESPN radio and he was also a co-host of the show “The Scott Van Pelt Show with Scott Van Pelt” which later changed to SVP.  His hobbies include playing football, cooking, and spends his free time listening to music. Ryen has not won any awards and has not got npminations to date.

Net worth

Ryen Russillo has an estimated net worth of $3 million. The significant source of his income is his journalism. Currently, he makes around $100000 per annum as his salary including bonuses and incentives from ESPN. And he also earns from his endorsement deals. He is living his luxurious life with his family.

Personal life

Ryen Russillo seems so much confidential about his personal life that he has not revealed his love affair and married life. He has not talked anything about his girlfriend or wife.  But in 2012, he shared a funny tweet stating that if he were married, he would call 9 am-1 pm on Sunday his “, married window”, which is the only time on a weekend he would want to pretend to listen.

Ryen was mentioned as a boyfriend by his ESPN companion Cari Champion on her social media posts. The closeness of Ryen and Cari at the workplace has manifested their special relationship. In April 2017, in the ESPN chat, one of his fans asked about his girlfriend, and he denied that he has a girlfriend. It shows that he is yet to find a wife-like partner to taste success in his personal life concerning his professional life.


There were rumors that he once dated fellow ESPN personality Cari Champion, but the news was not confirmed by anyone. He got arrested for the criminal act in 2017, which led the ESPN network to suspend him for more than two weeks. Ryen dating rumors with another work-companion, his post on social media shattered with Sara Walsh. He answered the rumors with Sara through Twitter stating that he was not dating Sara, she was his neighbor and her husband is super-hot.

Body measurement and Social media

Ryen Russillo has an awesome height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) and weighs around 75 kg (165 lbs). His hair is short and black. And, his eyes are brown.

Ryen Russillo body structure

Caption: Ryen Russillo body structure (Instagram)

Ryen Russillo is active on Twitter and Instagram. He has 42.5k followers on his Instagram account and has 433k followers on his Twitter account.