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Wendi Nix - Reporter is Married to Joe Ritchie Who is 28 Years Older Than Her

Published Thu Aug 26 2021 By Aashika
Wendi Nix - Reporter is Married to Joe Ritchie Who is 28 Years Older Than Her

Wendi Nix is a popular American anchor and sports reporter who works for ESPN's top show, "NFL Live" along with co-hosts Darren Woodson, Damien Woody, and others. She was also a weekend sports host at WHDH in Boston from 2003-2006. 

The journalist was born on 17th September 1974 in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, United States of America. She is the daughter of Wayne Nix who was a former football coach at the school and college.

However, her mother's name is unrevealed and only the child of her parents. From her childhood, she is very fond of sport and was a college golf team severed as the captain for two years. And also appointed as the President of the Student Body. 

Let's find out about her interesting facts :

Net worth: $2 million

Wendi Nix has a whopping amount of net worth of $2 million from her successful career as a sports reporter. She is serving more than a decade in the number one sports TV channel "ESPN". Her estimated salary is $800,000 yearly. In 1999, she began her career as a sports journalism for "WPDE". 

Later, changed her job to "NESN" in 2001 for 1 year and shift to "FSN New England". To face a new challenge she actively works as an analyst for the global network "ESPN". In 2009, she honors to be the master of ceremonies at the Walter Camp Football Foundation All- America Awards dinner. 

Her ex-husband Ben Cherington has an estimated net worth of $2.3 Billion from which she also received a handsome amount as divorce settlement and even child supports. 


Wendi Nix is happily married to Joe Ritchie who is 28 years older than her. Even though this second marriage after separation from her ex-husband. She usually posts pictures of her husband but never shares marriage date details. Surfing her social media account she enjoys every movement of togetherness. 

Wendi Nix with her husband, Joe Ritchie.
Image Source: Instagram (@wendinixespn)

Mother of Two 

Nix is a mother of two grown-up girls who are with her ex-husband. Her children's information is hidden under the curtain. After divorcing from ex-husband the children's custody was given to their mother. As being a possessive mother she has kept her children away from the limelight world. 

A family picture of Wendi Nix with her spouse and two daughters.
Image Source: Instagram (@wendinixespn)

Previous Married Life

"ESPN" reporter Wendi Nix was previously married to Ben Cherington, who is the General Manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major league basketball since 2019. The ex-couple were in the same college The University of Massachusetts where they fall in love. 

They secretly got married but things didn't work well and got divorced in 2010. Nevertheless, the reason for their separation was always hidden from the media. 

After the divorce, her ex-husband got married to Tyler Adwen Tumminia, who is an American baseball executive on 6th April 2012 in Brooklyn Borough Hall. Wendi and Ben are happy in their own life after their separation. 

Wendi Nix's former husband, Ben Cherington.
Image Source: Celebrity 

Education Background

She attended the Socastee High School in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina she graduated from high school in 1992. She enrolled at Wofford College in Spartanburg where she pursued a Bachelor of Arts Degree in French and Economics in 1996. Later, in 1997 she received a Master's degree in Sports Management from the prestigious University of Massachusetts- Amherst. 

Low Profile

Being a media person also likes to keep her personal life low profile. She has over 3.2k followers in Instagram account with @wendiniespn and Over then 37.7k followers on Twitter. 

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