Holly Rowe Biography
Holly Rowe is an American sports telecaster. She has been employed at ESPN since 1998 as a sideline reporter. She previously worked with other media outlets such as CBS and ABC. Rowe has also produced a handful of documentaries. She has proven to be very resilient at her work and even in the face of adversity. The ever charismatic Rowe has never compromised on hard work.
Holly Rowe Age
She was born on June 16, 1966, in the United States Of America. She is fifty-two years of age as of 2018.
Holly Rowe Body Measurements
She stands at a height of 1.65 m (5 feet and 5 inches) and weighs 65 Kg. She belongs to white ethnicity and holds American nationality.
Holly Rowe Husband and Child
The tenacious reporter keeps a low profile about her personal life, but she has a son named McKylin Rowe. McKylin is now grown up and performed in the college musical Cinderella as the Prince Charming. Holly shared a picture with his son on 5 March 2015 and said that she is proud of her son.
Although she has an adult son, she maintains secrecy about her baby father. But her son, McKylin Rowe shed some lights about his father through a Facebook post on 23 October 2010. This was when he said that his father was working security at tailgate Palace.
Holly, on the other hand, is yet to confirm if she is married or not. Thus, there is no news about her divorce. She is however to flaunt pictures with her probable boyfriend. There were many unanswered questions about her husband and love interest. On 14 June 2018, she revealed that she once broke up with her boyfriend. This was because he had no interests in the things she admires.
Holly Rowe Career
Rowe has been with ESPN since August 1998 as a full-time college football sideline reporter. In that capacity, she has been a part of numerous regular season games and post-season bowls. She has also served as a part-time sideline reporter in certain ESPN broadcasts during the course of 1997.
Rowe has also been a part of broadcasting women’s college basketball games, and women’s college volleyball. Other broadcasts that Rowe has been a part of during her time at ESPN include play-by-play for Women’s World Cup matches, coverage of the Running of the Bulls, coverage of swimming, and broadcasts of track & field events.
Rowe has been profiled by other media and news organizations. She also is a sideline reporter for Men’s & Women’s College Basketball as well as a sideline reporter for softball for ESPN, as well as a backup for NBA & WNBA telecasts as a sideline reporter.
Holly Rowe Networth
Rowe has an estimated net worth of $1 million. She reportedly earns a salary of $100 thousand on an annual basis. This amount is $15K more than the average wage package at ESPN.
Holly Rowe Cancer
Holly Rowe was in 2016 diagnosed with a type of cancer known as desmoplastic melanoma. The diagnosis came after Rowe noticed a small spot on her chest and decided to visit her doctor. The spot which was a lump under her skin was removed and found out to have cancerous cells. Rowe fought off cancer but she didn’t enjoy her victory for long since it returned in early 2017.
In February 2017 she underwent another surgery where a cancerous tumor in her chest. She also had a malignant tumor under her right arm, as well as 29 additional lymph nodes were removed. The cancer was said to have spread around her body.
Holly Rowe fights her cancer with a treatment that is done every 21 days. She is also trying out a new cancer treatment method known as amino therapy. Despite her failing health, Holly Rowe remains ever so charismatic and has only had to miss just 10-days of work.
She remains active in her career and has frequently referred to her work as a sideline reporter as the best therapy. She once told the Associated Press that she never thinks about cancer when she is on the sports field doing what she loves. In the same interview, Rowe expressed her frustration from having to sit around thinking about cancer when she took 5-days straight off because of the illness. “I’ve got to stay busy or I’ll go crazy.”
ESPN has stuck by her as much as she has with them. Despite her cancer diagnosis, the sports network in May 2017 renewed her contract.
Rowe has been able to find some humor with her ill health. In 2016 when she had to shave her hair due to constant falling off. She documented the process on social media in a video where she was seen giggling.