Rich Eisen Bio-Wiki, Age, Family, Education, NFL, Podcast, and Salary

This article will answer every question you have about Rich Eisen. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.

  1. What does Eisen do for a living?
  2. Who are Eisen’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Eisen’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Eisen married or does she have a boyfriend?
  5. Does Eisen have any children?
  6. Where is Eisen now?
  7. How tall is Eisen?
  8. How much money does Eisen earn?
  9. What is Eisen’s net worth?

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Who is Rich Eisen?

Rich Eisen is an American television Journalist for the NFL Network, CBS Sports, and NBC Sports, actor, and writer. He is also a TV/radio host for DirecTV, FOX Sports Radio, Sirius Radio, and NFL Now.

Rich is also known for Draft Day (2014), The Kid (2000) and That’s My Boy (2012). He had a recurring role as himself on the CBS sitcom The Odd Couple from 2015 to 2017. He played the arch-rival of fictional sports radio personality Oscar Madison (Matthew Perry). Eisen has appeared on multiple episodes of Comedy Central’s @midnight since 2016. He co-hosted The American Rescue Dog Show on The Hallmark Channel with model/actress Rebecca Romijn.

Early in his career, Eisen was first a staff writer for the Staten Island Advance from 1990 to 1993, and then the Chicago Tribune in 1993 and 1994. From 1994 to 1996, he was a sports anchor and reporter at KRCR-TV in Redding, California. He also worked in television as the Medill News Service’s Washington correspondent (1994).

At ESPN, he was part of a duo with Stuart Scott and became well known for his humor. He was most noted for his impressions of Atlanta Braves broadcaster Skip Caray and provided interviews during the Home Run Derby. Eisen was also the host of Major League Baseball and a guest host on The Tony Kornheiser Show and also The Dan Patrick Show. He also hosted the ABC show Domino Day. He broke the news of St. Louis slugger Mark McGwire’s retirement from baseball in 2001 on SportsCenter. Rich sat down days later with McGwire for an exclusive interview elaborating on the decision.

A photo of Rich Eisen
A photo of Rich Eisen

Rich took over the noon–3 p.m. time slot on Fox Sports Radio on November 3, 2014. He took it over from Jay Mohr who then moved to the 3–6 p.m. slot. He was also a host of the TNT original reality series, The Great Escape. The series debuted on June 24, 2012, and was canceled in October 2012.

Rich Eisen Age

Richard Eisen is 51 years old as of 2020 having been born on June 24, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He shares his birthday with other famous people such as Lionel Messi, Minka Kelly, Mindy Kaling, David Alaba, Candice Patton, among others.

Rich Eisen Family

Who are Rich Eisen’s parents?

Rich was born to Joel Eisen and Eveline Eisen and raised in Staten Island. His father passed away in December 2019.

Does Rich Eisen have Siblings?

Eisen’s secretive nature has shown up in her personal life. She has managed to keep her family background very private. In case there is news regarding her parents and siblings, we shall update it here as soon as possible.

Rich Eisen Education

Eisen attended the University of Michigan where he graduated in 1990 with a bachelor of arts degree. At school, he served as co–sports editor of the school’s Michigan Daily and member of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity. He also earned a master of science degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in 1994.

Rich Eisen Wife

Eisen married Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, Suzy Shuster on 8 June 2003. Suzy was formerly a college football sideline reporter for ESPN on ABC. Eisen and Suzy have three children together, two sons and a daughter. Eisen lives with his family near Coldwater Canyon in Beverly Hills, California.

Rich Eisen NFL

He was the first on-air talent added to the NFL Network roster in June 2003. He is also the face of the 24-hour, seven-day-a-week cable and satellite channel dedicated to football that began airing in November 2003. Until August 2011, he was the main host of the show, NFL Total Access, the network flagship program. He also signed a new long-term deal with NFL Network in 2010 and he became the new host of NFL GameDay Morning, the first pregame show on the NFL Network. Eisen remains the host of NFL Total Access and NFL GameDay Highlights, as well as NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football pregame, halftime, and postgame shows.

He is also on special on-location coverage from league events such as Kickoff, Pro Football Hall of Fame, NFL Scouting Combine, NFL Draft, and Super Bowl.

Rich expanded his résumé in 2010 with the debut of “The Rich Eisen Podcast,” the first-ever podcast for It is a weekly podcast that is available on and iTunes. It
features guests from the world of sports and entertainment news talking football and all the latest headlines. Since its airing, the podcast has been downloaded more than 7 million times and celebrated its 200th episode in 2013.

His first Thanksgiving Special aired on the NFL Network in November 2012 with a variety of celebrity guests talking mostly sports and current events.

Rich Eisen 40 Yard Dash

Former football running back Terrell Davis challenged him to compete in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine in 2005. Eisen has since run it annually, wearing a suit. He turned this annual sprint into a charitable campaign “#RunRichRun” which raises money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Through this campaign, he has already raised over $480,000 and was honored with the 2017 Pat Summerall Award for his work.

The Rich Eisen Show

He began a new sports talk TV/radio show, The Rich Eisen Show on October 6, 2014. It is broadcast live from DirecTV’s El Segundo, California Studios on Audience Network, and NFL Now. The show was picked up by Fox Sports Radio on November 3, 2014, and broadcast daily from noon-3 p.m. ET.

The show airs live on Monday-Friday, Noon–3PM Eastern / 9 AM -Noon Pacific, on 160+ radio stations, DIRECTV’s Audience channel 239, and three ROOT Sports regional sports networks (NW, Denver, Pittsburgh). It is also available digitally on the NFL Now mobile platform.

Rich Eisen Height

Eisen’s age is not yet disclosed.

Rich Eisen Salary

Eisen earns an annual salary of $5 million from the NFL network.

Rich Eisen Net Worth

The long-time sportscaster lives in a $7.7 million house and has a reasonable amount of wealth. He has an estimated net worth of $20 million.

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