Where is Tom Rinaldi now? ESPN, Full Bio, Age, Wife, Salary & Net Worth

Tom Rinaldi Biography

Tom Rinaldi is an Emmy-award-winning American sports reporter and contributor for FOX Sports who served on ESPN’s golf coverage, SportsCenter, Outside the Lines, College GameDay, and Sunday NFL Countdown. He was also frequently featured for the horse racing telecasts and was a sideline reporter for the NBA playoffs on ESPN in 2017 where he joined the network in May 2003 after a four-year stint as a correspondent for CNN/SI.

Additionally, he served as a reporter for KATU-TV in Portland, Oregon from 1996 to 1998 and for WNDU-TV in South Bend, Indiana from 1993 to 1996. Rinaldi announced that he had left ESPN in December 2020 to sign with FOX Sports where he covers major sporting events, including the Super Bowl, World Series, World Cup, and major college football games. Before his journalism career, Tom was a high school English and English as a Second Language teacher in addition to being a handball coach at Morris High School in the Bronx, New York.

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Tom has won 16 Sports Emmy Awards, 7 Edward R. Murrow Awards, 3 Associated Press Awards, and a USA Today Feature-of-the-Year Award. Moreover, he was the lead interviewer and feature reporter for ESPN and ABC’s coverage of golf from 2006 to 2020 and he conducted the first interview with Tiger Woods after the incident on November 27, 2009. READ ALSO: Eric Wynalda 

Tom Rinaldi’s Age, Birthday, Nationality, and Ethnic Background

Tom Rinaldi (age 50s) was born in Brooklyn, New York, in the United States of America. He is an American citizen and of white ethnicity. Nevertheless, he is a very secretive person when it comes to his personal details thus not disclosing his date and month of birth thus hard to determine his actual birthday.

Tom Rinaldi Height, Weight, and Other Body Measurements

Rinaldi stands at an average height of 5 feet 10 inches 9approximately 1.78 m) and maintains an average body weight of around 73kg. He has not detailed other information about his other body measurements yet the moment.

Tom Rinaldi Parents and Siblings/ Family

Rinaldi was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in New Jersey, in the United States of America by his caring and supportive parents. His father was a stonemason while his mother was a bank teller though he has not provided any further information about her parents and that of his parents at the moment.

Tom Rinaldi Sister

About the sister, unfortunately, Tom has not provided any further details yet in the public domain.

Tom Rinaldi Education Background

After finishing his high school education, Rinaldi attended Fordham University and later transferred to the University of Pennsylvania where earned his undergraduate degree and he was on the parliamentary debate team. He later received his graduate degree at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Tom Rinaldi’s Wife/Spouse and Children

He is a married man. Tom got married to his lovely wife, Dianne Rinaldi, in an intimate wedding ceremony attended by family and close friends. The two have two children a son, Jack Rinaldi, and a daughter, Tess Rinaldi, and the family resides in Tenafly, New Jersey with his family.

Tom Rinaldi ESPN

Rinaldi is a sports reporter and contributor for FOX Sports who served on ESPN’s golf coverage, SportsCenter, Outside the Lines, College GameDay, and Sunday NFL Countdown. He was also frequently featured for the horse racing telecasts and was a sideline reporter for the NBA playoffs on ESPN in 2017 where he joined the network in May 2003 following a four-year stint as a reporter for CNN/SI.

Tom Rinaldi Fox Sports

Rinaldi announced that he had left ESPN in December 2020 to sign with FOX Sports. Furthermore, he covers major sporting events, including the Super Bowl, World Series, World Cup, and major college football games.

Tom Rinaldi Salary

Rinaldi is a sports reporter and contributor for FOX Sports. Previously, served on ESPN’s golf coverage, SportsCenter, Outside the Lines, College GameDay, and Sunday NFL Countdown. Tom’s annual salary is estimated to be around $100,000 per year.

Tom Rinaldi’s Net Worth

Rinaldi is an Emmy-award-winning sports reporter and contributor for FOX Sports. However, served on ESPN’s golf coverage, SportsCenter, Outside the Lines, College GameDay, and Sunday NFL Countdown. Tom’s net worth is estimated to be around $4 million dollars.

The Red Bandana Tom Rinaldi

He authored a book titled “The Man in the Red Bandana” in 2016. The book is about Welles Crowther, an NYC volunteer firefighter who rescued 18 people before losing his own life when the World Trade Center collapsed after the September 11 attacks.

Tom Rinaldi Leaving ESPN

He announced that he had left ESPN in December 2020 to sign with FOX Sports.

Tom Rinaldi College GameDay

He served on ESPN’s golf coverage, SportsCenter, Outside the Lines, College GameDay, and Sunday NFL Countdown.

Tom Rinaldi Contract

Rinaldi announced that he had left ESPN in December 2020 to sign with FOX Sports.

Where is Tom Rinaldi going?

Rinaldi is a commentator at FOX Sports.

Why is Tom Rinaldi leaving ESPN?

He has not provided a clear reason as to why he left ESPN. However, Tom left the network and joined FOX Sports.

How old is Tom Rinaldi?

Rinaldi is around 50 years old. Nonetheless, he hasn’t publicly pronounced his actual age to the public yet.