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Shannon Spake

Shannon Spake is a Fox Sports NASCAR correspondent as well as a college football and basketball reporter. Later, Shannon Spake worked for ESPN as a sideline reporter for SEC on ESPN basketball games. She also works for ESPN’s SEC Network.

Early life

Shannon Marie Specht best known as Shannon Spake was born on 23rd July 1976, in Sunrise, Florida, the United States of America.

As of now, she is 45 years old and she is a citizen of America. Moreover, she has the zodiac sign of Leo and she is a Christian by religion.

She is the daughter of Don Speacht (father) and Valerie Speacht (mother).

Her father was a Lieutenant Colonel who served in the Marine Corps for ten years, including four months in combat flying F-4 fighter jets over Cambodia in 1973 and 13 years as a reservist.

Her mother was a naval cadet in Meridian. Talking about her siblings, she has a sister whose name is unknown.

Talking about her academic career, she studied at Piper High School. Later, she enrolled at Florida Atlantic University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communications.

Shannon Spake – Professional career

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Caption: Shannon Spake working as a reporter for FOX Sports (Source: Instagram)

After finishing her graduation, she did her internship for the Neil Rogers Show on the Miami-based radio program WQAM in 1999.

In the same year, she served as an associate coordinator of on-air advancements at Nickelodeon. Moreover, she joined CBS News and began working as a correspondent.

There, she worked for a year till 2001 and gained a lot of experience in the process.

Later, she worked as a generation right hand as a production assistant on HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel for a sports newsmagazine series

. Moreover, she also worked as a freelance producer for some television shows, including VH1 Fashion Grants, the MTV Video Music Grants, and CBS The NFL Today.

After that, she worked for a local Fox affiliate news station, WCCB, in Charlotte, North Carolina. She also worked for Carolina Sports Television, a regional sports network.

As a NASCAR Correspondent

She had the opportunity to work as a reporter and co-host for NASCAR Nation while she was working as a columnist for the speed channel. In 2007.

she continued to progress and became a member of the ESPN family. She also worked as a sideline reporter for ESPN2’s Saturday college football games,

SEC college basketball telecasts on Super Tuesday, Saturday Primetime College Basketball, and select college football bowl games.

Moreover, she signed a multi-year contract with ESPN in 2013 but left in 2014 after the company’s communication rights were sold to NBC Sports.

She also worked as a pit reporter for NASCAR until 2014, contributing to both NASCAR Countdown and NASCAR Now.

In addition, she was appointed as the new co-host of NASCAR Race Hub on February 13, 2017, alongside Adam Alexander.

On Saturdays and Sundays, she hosts NASCAR RaceDay. She did the voice of Shannon Spokes in the Pixar film Cars 3 in 2017.

Shannon Spake – Awards and Net Worth

As of now, Shannon Spake has not received awards or gotten recognition. We can presume that in upcoming years Shannon might receive some of them.

Talking about her net worth, is estimated at around $1 million which she earned from her reporting and journalist career. According to online sources, Shannon earns $26,000-$80,000 annual salary.

Shannon Spake – Relationship Status

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Caption: Shannon with her husband Jerry and their sons (Source: Instagram)

Shannon Spake married Jerry McSorley on April 14, 2008. Moreover, the couple had twin sons Liam McSorley and Brady McSorley on January 1, 2010.

Besides that, Shannon Spake has not got any rumors or gotten into controversy.

Body measurement

Shannon Spake

Caption: Shannon during the game (Source: Instagram)

Shannon Spake is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 61 kg. Moreover, her hair is blonde, and her eyes are hazel. In addition, Shannon’s body measurement measures 37-26-38 inches.

Social media

On her Instagram page, there are more than 33k followers and there are more than 12k followers on Facebook. Likewise, there are more than 78.2k followers on Twitter.