Isn’t it fun doing what you always wanted to do? Fox Sports reporter Shannon Spake counts herself lucky. During her existence on earth, she did almost everything she had ever wanted to do, against all odds. First, she defied an illness so she could swim competitively throughout high school. She then proved to all the people who claimed that her marriage wouldn’t work out badly.

Shannon had always felt at home in any sport, whether it was a raucous football crowd, a crowded college basketball arena or the NASCAR pits. After graduating from Florida Atlantic University (FAU), she did an internship for a radio talk show in Miami, and then her career took off. She is also an athlete, sports journalist, NASCAR reporter, actress and television personality. She currently works for Fox Sports as a correspondent and reporter.

Before joining Fox in 2016 as a three-sport star, Spake worked for ESPN and with MTV, VH1, HBO and CBS as a television personality.

Shannon Spake – Biography,

Named Shannon Marie Speacht at birth, she was born in 1976, on July 23 in Sunrise, Florida, United States. Her father, Don Speacht served in Air Florida and she shared a special bond with him. She has many memories of him, including when he took her to the University of Miami-Notre Dame Orange Bowl game in 1987. Other than her father, no other family members know about it.

Just before his puberty, Spake was diagnosed with scoliosis, a condition that presents as a sideways curvature of the spine. She underwent corrective scoliosis surgery when she was 13, during which two rods were inserted into her back. Despite this, she swam competitively through high school and a year at Broward Community College before transferring to FAU.

Years later, she is still active in the endurance sports community. Spake has competed in two full marathons and 70.3 Ironman as well as numerous short distance triathlons. Spake received a swimming scholarship to Broward College, but as mentioned, she completed her studies at FAU, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in communications.


Shannon Spake articled on The Neil Rogers Show at WQAM in Miami in 1999. She then became Assistant Live Promotions Coordinator at Nickelodeon later that year. From 2000 to 2002, she worked for CBS News.

In 2003, Spake served as a production assistant on Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel on HBO. She has also done freelance productions for several special TV projects including the MTV Video Music Awards, VH1 Fashion Awards, The NFL Today as well as Boxing on HBO. Her first on-air job was at WCCB in Charlotte and she also worked at Carolina Sports and Entertainment Television. His career took off from there.

She joined Speed ​​Channel in 2005 as a reporter and then co-host of NASCAR Nation. Spake also co-hosted Rear Drivers, a talk show with online columnist Marty Smith. Shannon Spake joined the ESPN family in 2007 as a part-time reporter, but was promoted to full-time reporter the following year. She signed a multi-year contract extension with the network in August 2013. Her contract, however, ended with the 2014 season, as ESPN lost broadcast rights to NBC Sports effective the following season.

Spake currently works at Fox Sports’ NASCAR events. In addition, she co-hosts the NASCAR Race Hub, serves as the sideline reporter for the NFL, and also serves as the sideline reporter for the channel’s college football and basketball shows. Shannon Spake joined Fox Sports in July 2016.

As an actress, the Fox reporter provided the voice of Shannon Spokes in Pixar’s 2017 film. Cars 3

Family, Husband – Jerry McSorley

Shannon Spake is a happily married woman. She struck up a bond with Jerry McSorley, a property developer, on April 14, 2008 at the Augustinian Priory in Ireland following their engagement in Italy. Both share Irish and Italian heritage. Two years after their wedding, on January 1, 2010, the couple welcomed a set of twins they named Brady and Liam.

As she celebrated her eleventh wedding anniversary, she told her followers on Instagram that they had proven to everyone who told them their marriage wouldn’t work out.

Body measurements

Shannon Spake’s body is 37-26-38.inches for her chest, waist and hips respectively. She stands at a height of 1.68m and weighs 61kg. Her dress size is 8 while wearing a 34C bra.