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About Erik Kuselias - Emmy Winning Journalist and Ex-Husband of Holly Sonders

Published Tue Aug 11 2020 By Aashika
About Erik Kuselias - Emmy Winning Journalist and Ex-Husband of Holly Sonders

Erik Kuselias is an Emmy Award winner for his outstanding work in a TV show, ‘Fantasy Football Now’.  He is a well-known television and radio personality. He is currently working for CBS Sports since 2018.

Furthermore, he had done work in TV shows like Pro Football Talk, Morning Drive, NASCAR Now, The SportsBash, NFL on ESPN Radio, Fantasy Football Now, and many more.

Let’s look at some amazing facts about Kuselias.

What’s His Net Worth?

Erik Kuselias has an estimated net worth of $7 million. He made his massive fortune through his successful career in television and radio host. He earned a huge amount of salary working at NBC Sports Network, where he received $56,817 per year. 

Ex-Wife - Holly Sonders

CBS Sports host, Kuselias was married to broadcast journalist and a model Holly Sonders from 2011 – 2017. She was the second of Erik.  They were together for seven years, but unfortunately, their relationship couldn’t go so far. 

Erik Kuselias and his ex-wife Holly Sonders.
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Reason Behind Divorce

The reason behind their divorce is when Holly found that Erik is cheating on her and she filed for divorce. He cheated with ESPN personality, Stephania Bell.  After that Sonders filed for divorce but have not got officially divorce.

Previous Marriage with Kristen Kuselias

Before having a romantic relationship with Holly, he was a married man. He was previously in married life with Kristen Kuselias, a fitness enthusiast. They were together for 9 years from 2001 to 2010. They share three children.

Has Three Children

He is the father of three children; two sons and a daughter from his first marriage. His children’s name is Erik Kuselias, Troy Kuselias, and Jenna Kuselias. 

His all three kids live in a low profile with his ex-wife. Erik, Troy, and Jenna are currently enjoying their life with their mother and also keeping a distance from the limelight. 

Controversies of Sexual Harassment

Not only by his work, but Kasulias became controversies for the sexual harassment of the co-workers. When he had become too friendly with a female ESPN employee at Monday Night Football Party, he had blurted out to her saying “I would like to f**k you”. 

Then the employee reported the behavior that led him to the suspension from the show. 

Was a Baseball players

Few people know that he was a baseball player. He had played baseball during his junior age and been an all-state baseball player. 

He played the all-state baseball with the Major League Baseball stars Brad Ausums, Mo Vaughn, and Jeff Bagwell. He often has seen in the stadium of a baseball match.

Kuselias and Sonders spotted in the field of baseball.
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Well-Educated Person

Erik Kuselias earned his undergraduate degree from Brown University. He later attended the University of Michigan Law School and Columbia University from where he holds a Ph. D program in 1998. He is a member of Mensa International which works for people with high IQs.

His Career Journey

Television personality, Kuselias began his professional life from ESPN as a co-host in ‘The Sports Brothers’ alongside with his brother. In early 2005, his brother left the show for a better opportunity and the name of the show was changed into ‘The Sports Bash’ which Erik hosted alone for two years and he left in 2007.

Then, he parted from the ESPN and joined the NASCAR show on February 5, 2007, at ESPN2. Later in 2008, he was replaced by Nicole Manske. He again returned to the ESPN network with the radio program ‘The Erik Kuselias Show’. 

From there he started appearing in radio programs like 'Mike and Mike in the Morning' along with Mike Greenberg or Mike Golic. His career breakthrough when he won the Emmy Award-winning for his performance in web-based show Fantasy Football Now.

In the show 'Fantasy Football Now'.
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Achievement in NBC Sports Radio Show as a Host

In 2011, he worked for Morning Drive as a co-host and moved to NBC Sports in 2012. As of June 2018, he is serving as a host in radio shows like Sports Radio, News Talk Radio Show on AM 820 News, and AM  1060 in Florida.

'Mike and Mike in the Morning' Radio Show host.

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