Rachel Nichols (Journalist) Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Rachel Nichols

Biography / Wiki

A dream doesn’t become reality through magic, it takes sweat, hard work, and determination, this line is very well proved by Rachel Michele Alexander popularly known as Rachel Nichols who is an American sports journalist.

Moreover, she came into the spotlight for serving ESPN as a television host, sports reporter as well as an anchor. Apart from that, she is also gathered huge fame for being one of the “10 Most Powerful Voices in Sports Media” by The Hollywood Reporter.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 18 October 1973, this eminent journalist has turned 49 years old. Her height measures 165 centimeters and 5’5” in feet & inches. She is very conscious about her physique and figure and takes care of her weight which is 56 kilograms and 123 lbs in pounds.

She maintains herself with the figure measurements of 36 inches breast, 34 inches waist, and 38 inches hips. She has a beautiful doll-like face which is complemented by her dark brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Net Worth

As of now, Rachel is one of the highest-earning female reporters in America. Moreover, through her amazing skills and incredibly inspiring success, she has gathered worldwide recognition. According to the sources, her estimated net worth is $10 million approximately. Through her earnings, she lives a lavish and luxurious lifestyle.

Education / Family

Born and growing up in Potomac, Maryland, USA, Rachel belongs to the white ethnicity. She is the lovely and caring daughter of Ronald Jacobs (father) and Jane (mother). Apart from that, she grew up with her two brothers.

As for her education, she became graduated in the year 1991 from Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, Maryland. Furthermore, she enrolled at Northwestern University where she graduated from the Medill School of Journalism in the year 1995.


Rachel Nichols

Nick Name Rachel
Birth Place Potomac, Maryland, USA
Date of birth 18th October 1973
Age 49 Years
Height In feet & inches: 5’5”

In centimeters: 165 cm

Weight In kilograms: 56 kg

In pounds: 123 lbs

Eye color Dark Brown
Hair color Dark Brown
Profession Journalist
Sexual orientation Straight
School Winston Churchill High School
College Northwestern University
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home town Potomac, Maryland, USA
Zodiac Sign Libra
Fathers name Ronald Jacobs
Mothers name Jane
Brothers Two brothers (name not known)
Sisters Not Known

Career / Fashion and Style

Talking about her career, Rachel started her career as a sports journalist after graduating from her study in journalism. Moreover, before covering the NHL’s Washington Capitals for the Washington Post (1996-2004), she commenced writing for the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel sports page (1995-1996).

Later, in the year 2004, she joined ESPN where she became a regular part of Sunday NFL Countdown, SportsCenter, Monday Night Countdown along with a regular on the network’s NFL and NBA coverage. Apart from that, she also served as a correspondent for E:60 and worked as the sideline reporter on a number of Monday Night Football broadcasts.

After that, she decided to left ESPN for CNN and began to host Unguarded with Rachel Nichols in October 2013. In fact, she also got huge fame for confronting boxer Floyd Mayweather on his history of domestic violence and her tough questioning of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in the wake of the Ray Rice scandal.

Furthermore, from 2013-2016, she also served as the sidelines for Turner Sports’ NBA on TNT program. Other than this, Nichols has co-hosted “The Jump”, a daily discussion show since her return to ESPN in the year 2016.

Besides this, she also played the crucial role of a recurring guest-host on the podcast Pardon My Take (2016-present), as well as on the TV show Pardon the Interruption.

Recently, a private conversation between ESPN star Rachel Nichols, the host of “The Jump”, and another person was leaked in which Nichols suggested that ESPN’s decision to choose Taylor to host the NBA Finals was due to Taylor’s race.

After that, Nichols was replaced with Malika Andrews as the sideline reporter for the 2021 NBA Finals.

Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More

As for her relationship status, Rachel is a married woman who tied the knot of marriage with film and music video director, Max Nichols who is the son of stage and film director Mike Nichols. Moreover, the couple got married in the year 2001 in a Jewish ceremony in Venice.

Apart from that, Rachel first met her beloved at summer camp during her teenage. However, they did not stay in touch throughout their teenage years. The duo again met after Nichols’ graduation. In fact, this sweet couple was also blessed with two children, twin daughters. As of now, she is living a happy and blissful life with her family.

Boyfriend Max Nichols
Marital status Married
Husband Max Nichols


Rachel Nichols with her husband
Rachel Nichols with her husband

Children Two daughters (name not known)

Favorite Things

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Favorite Actor Not Known
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Favorite Destination Not Known
Favorite Musical instrument Not Known
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Rachel Nichols

Some Interesting Facts About Rachel Nichols

  • Her zodiac sign is Libra.
  • Before spending 9 years at ESPN, Nichols Worked for Newspapers.
  • Rachel is very fond of Windsurfing and Sailing.
  • She is also very popular on Instagram has more than 854K followers.
  • In the year 2013, she was also named to Sports Illustrated’s “Twitter 100” and I 2014, to Sports Illustrated “MMQB 100”.
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