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Bonnie Bernstein - Journalist Who Nearly Died in a Shocking Gameplay

Published Tue Sep 21 2021 By Kri
Bonnie Bernstein - Journalist Who Nearly Died in a Shocking Gameplay

Bonnie Bernstein is an American journalist, sportscaster, sports executive famous for her work in the network Fox News and ESPN. She is one of the few sportscasters in the industry who has accomplished great success in her career. 

She was named the most successful sportscaster by American Sportscaster Association. She has appeared as guest commentary for various sports networks like NBC, MSNBC, and Fox News.

Early Life And Education

Bernstein was born on August 16, 1970, in Brooklyn, New York, America. However, the Brooklyn native grew up in Howell, New Jersey alongside her brother and sister. She attended and graduated from Howell High School. Her high school led her to the members of the Hall of Famers. 

Bonnie Berstein with her family
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The journalist further pursued her studies in Bachelor's degree in broadcast journalist in New York. She graduated with one of the greatest honors granted for students for academic excellence, "Magna cum Claude". With this, her journey as a journalist started during her college days. 

Net Worth

The net worth of the successful sportscaster Bonnie Bernstein is $1.5 million. She receives an annual salary of $500k with all the efforts and hard work she seems to put into her career. 

Bonnie Bernstein interviewing during the NBA

She is a growing journalist with her age in the Sports industry. In 2019 it was reported that she was able to secure a huge amount of as much as $118k through her involvement in the Commission Investigating Football Culture at the University Of Maryland. 


Bonnie Bernstein is currently a single woman with two broken marriages in the past. The career-focused woman was able to find love and get married in the past. 

She was married to a man named Roy Thornton. The details on how they met and when they were married remain undisclosed. Sadly, their marriage came to a stop very soon.

The sportscaster being heartbroken from the first marriage again found a way towards the path of love. She again got married to another man she fell in love with, an actor named Grant Reynolds. The information on their marriage also remains undisclosed. 

With her dedication towards her career and being an independent woman, Bernstein has yet to find the man she will be spending her remaining days with. For now, she is just focusing on her career to make it even more accomplished. 

Life-Threatening Diagnosis

Bonnie Bernstein felt a throbbing pain in her legs when she was working and covering the intense College Football Rivalry in 2006. After the pain when she visited the hospital, the doctors discovered blood clots from her Archilles Tendon to the top of her left leg, that scattered throughout her lungs. 

Doctors were shocked at how she survived till that moment as it was very life-threatening. The official diagnosis of it was Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT). It usually occurs after sitting in a plane for a very long period of time. Luckily, Bonnie survived the crisis and is happily continuing her career after battling death. 

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