Sam Ponder ( American Journalist) Bio, Wiki, Career, Net Worth, Instagram, Husband, ESPN


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Full Name:Sam Ponder
Age:35 years 1 months
Birth Date:December 11, 1985
Lucky Number:7
Lucky Stone:Turquoise
Lucky Color:Orange
Best Match for Marriage:Leo, Aquarius
Birth Place:Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Father's Name:Jerry Steele.
Mother's Name:Cindi Steele
Marital Status:Married
Husband / Wife Name:Christian Ponder
Education:The King’s College
Height / How tall? : 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)
Net Worth:$12.2
Ethnicity:North American
Body Type:Slim
Hair Color:Blonde
Eye Color:Blue
Waist Size:35 inch
Bra Size:25 inch
Hip Size:36 inch
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Samantha Ponder is an American journalist. Pounder is a sportscaster from Phoenix, Arizona who is currently a reporter and host for ESPN college football and basketball games. Sam has been the regular sideline reporter for ESPN’s Thursday Night College Football with Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, and David Pollack since August 2012.

Samantha Pounder Portrait (source: Reddit)

Sam Ponder: Bio, Age, Parents, Ethnicity

San was born as Samantha Sainte-Claire Ponder on December 11, 1985, in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, and is currently 33years of age. Sam holds an American nationality and belongs to a North American ethnicity. Her parents are Cindi Steele and Jerry Steele.


Sam attended Central High School in Phoenix. She first enrolled in The King’s College in New York City after high school. When she was in New York City, she applied for a hostess job at ESPN Zone.

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Professional Life and Career

Ponder started her journalism career as an intern at ESPN Zone. Later, she began working as a researcher-assistant job with ABC-TV on the college football studio show. After some time, Sam was offered a job as a sideline reporter for the Liberty Flames sports television network.

Pounder left Liberty in 2009 and started working for Fox Sports Net and Fox College Sports as a sideline reporter for Pac-10 and Big 12 college basketball and football games.

After spending two years at Fox, Pounder joined ESPN’s Longhorn Network in July 2011. After accepting her position with the. Longhorn Network, Ponder relocated to Austin, Texas. Since then, she serves as a reporter and host for ESPN college football and basketball games.

samantha ponder-at-live-broadcast(source:CBS)
Sam Ponder at live broadcast (Source: CBS)

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Salary and Net Worth

Sam has an estimated net worth of $12.2 million. As a sportscaster, Her salary is $39,059 or more excluding bonuses.

Height, Weight, Hair color

Ponder stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches and weighs about 58kg. She has blonde hair color with blue eyes. Sam has a body measurement of 35-25-36. Also, her bra size is 32C and puts a shoe size of 6 US.

Sam Pounder: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter 

Sam is active on Social Media having more than 393k followers on Instagram and 494k followers on Twitter. However, for now, she doesn’t have a Facebook profile.

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Relationship, Married?

Sam is a married woman for a long time. She is married to the famous American football player Christian Ponder. They stayed for a long romantic relationship and later the couple got married on December 17, 2012, in Hudson, Wisconsin. Since then, she started appearing on ESPN/ABC broadcasts by her married name.

On July 2, 2014, the couple became parents of a daughter, Bowden Sainte-Claire who was named after Christian’s coach at Florida State, Bobby Bowden. The couple has been married for more than years now and their relationship is going very well.

Sam Ponder and her family (source: Celebrity Facts)
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