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Erin Andrews Biography

Birth Name:
Erin Jill Andrews
Birth Place:
Lewiston, Maine, United States
sports broadcaster

Fast Facts

  • Danced for the University of Florida Gators basketball dance team, The Dazzlers, from 1997 to 2000
  • Began her broadcasting career as a sideline reporter or studio host for all four major sports with Fox Sports Florida, Sunshine, TBS and Turner Sports South
  • Joined ESPN in 2004 and quickly became a sideline fixture at hockey, college football and basketball games, later adding Major League Baseball to her schedule
  • Voted America's Sexiest Sportscaster multiple times by Playboy Magazine
  • Struck by a foul ball (hit by Alex Cora) at a Dodgers-Mets game in New York, but was reported to only have sustained a bruised chin following a trip to the hospital
  • Appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show to discuss the invasion-of-privacy case in which an Illinois man made a video recording of her through a hotel peep hole and posted it on the Internet
  • The man was sentenced to 30 months in prison
  • Chosen as a contestant for Season 10 of Dancing With the Stars on ABC