Erik Kuselias is an Award-winning American tv and radio star and announcer who now works for CBS Sports. He previously hosted NBC Sports Network’s Pro Football Talk and Sports Talk 1040 Orlando. Erik is recognized for his sharp wit, pop-culture wit, and high enthusiastic speaking manner.

Having a high IQ (135 IQ score) and being a member of the Mensa International group, the presenter found success in his early days. Learn more about him, his personal life, career, controversies, and net worth.

quick info
birth dateNovember 6, 1968
birth placeHamden, Connecticut
Siblings4 siblings.
Christopher J. Kuselias(brother)
WifeHolly Sonders(divorced)
net worth$6.5 million
height5 feet 9 inches
weight65 kg
eye colorbrown
Hair colordark brown

Early Life

Erik hasn’t said much concerning his personal life. His birth date is November 6, 1968, whereas his parents’ names are still unknown. His birthplace is in Hamden, Connecticut, US and he hails from a Syriac background. He has four siblings. His brother, Christopher J. Kuselias, worked with him.

Erik was a state-level baseball player throughout his high school years. Moreover, he used to face and play alongside eventual MLB players like Brad Ausmus, Mo Vaughn, and Jeff Bagwell.

Erik attended Brown University for his undergrad degree after finishing his high school studies. Furthermore, he went on to the University of Michigan Law School after that. His education, on the other hand, does not stop there. In 1998, he began a Ph.D. program at Columbia University.

He is a Christian holding American citizenship. Also, his ethnicity is caucasian. As his birth date is November 6th, his horoscope is Scorpio.


Erik’s television professional debut began with The Sports Brothers in the early or mid-2000. He and his brother Christopher J. Kuselias originally co-founded the program, which he finally departed in 2005. The show renamed its name to SportsBash after his brother left. Erik showed dedication to this work for the next two years. After that, however, other possibilities presented themselves, and he departed the program to undertake other endeavors.

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Erik had a chance to cast in a show called NASCAR Now in 2007. He acted as a fill-in anchor for the show The Herd after being replaced the following year in ’08. He promoted his own ESPN Radio show, The Erik Kuselias Show while working in The Herd. Furthermore, he worked on the Golf Channel, where he hosted the Morning Drive.

He’s also the host of yet another ESPN show; Fantasy Football Now. Again, he gave quite a remarkable performance here. Following that, the program received an Emmy Award. Also, in 2017, Erik launched a New/Talk Show for Genesis.

Erik is currently back on the airwaves with News Talk Radio Show and Sports Radio. Both shows air on different broadcast stations in various regions. He is working at Sports Talk 1040 Orlando as of now.

Personal Life

Erik married Holly Sonders, a former golfer who is now a sportswriter, in 2012. The couple reportedly got married and relocated to NBC Sports. His wife is also a successful sports reporter who worked for ESPN and the Golf Channel.

Similarly, appearing on several television shows. In addition, Troy is their son’s name. Because there isn’t much information regarding their marriage’s status, this has resulted in internet rumors about cancer inside the household. However, all of these reports are false and unsubstantiated.


They split up in August 2017 due to Erik’s flirtatious conduct. She had already asked for separation from Kuselias in 2016. Holly, on the other hand, is adamant about not returning to the partnership.

Apart from that, before Holly, Erik had a failed relationship with Kristen Kuselias. Plus, they have a daughter, Jenna, and a son, Erik.

However, once Holly put up a detective to keep tabs on him. Eventually, finding him deceiving on her with Stephania Bell in 2017, the couple had a divorce. He is now seeing Stephania. She, too, is a colleague in the field of journalism.


According to sources, multiple instances involving sexual misconduct of his staff have surfaced. Between ESPN employees, Erik has a terrible reputation. He verbally abused a staff member on television once, and she reported him to ESPN Human Resources.

As a result, he was discharged from ESPN. However, his misdeeds don’t stop there. He had even been warned about the situation before it happened. Furthermore, he was dubbed “ESPN’s greatest douche bag.”

Social Media

Erik Kuselias is not so active on all the platforms of social media. His Twitter account with handle @fantasyEK has 13.7k followers as of now. Here he updates his fans about any sports event or scores. However, he does not use Instagram, and his Facebook profile is not verified.

Net Worth

For his show Fantasy Football Now, the highly skilled host has received an Emmy award and has appeared for various television programs and local stations following his debut.

In addition, his extraordinary broadcasting abilities have rewarded him with a large fortune. His present net worth is believed to be $6.5 million. An average salary of a skilled journalist is $55k-$400k annually.

Physical Appearance

Erik stands 5 feet 9 inches tall. The guy weighs about 65 kg. His dark brown hair and brown eyes are his other features. Unfortunately, other body measurements are not available, and we will update provided any data on them.

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