Wendi Nix

Wendi Nix

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Wendi Nix was born on September 17, 1974, in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, USA, and is a sports reporter and anchor, best known for her work with ESPN, where she covers a variety of sports. Wendi previously worked for Fox Sports Net and NESN, among others.


There is nothing known about Wendi’s youth or what inspired her to seek a career in sports broadcasting. There are claims that she inherited her love of sports from her father, a high school football coach and athletics director – Wendi did add that he had pleasant memories of her and her father on a football field. She attended Socastee High School in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and graduated in 1992. She subsequently enrolled in Union County College in New Jersey, where she completed her degree before going on to the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, where she was president of the student body and captain of the golf team.

Relationship Status

Wendi was married to Ben Cherington, a former general manager of the Boston Red Sox baseball team, and the couple lived in the Boston region, according to several accounts. They met at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where they started dating. Ben is presently the vice president of baseball operations for the Major League Baseball Toronto Blue Jays. Their divorce in 2010 was mostly kept under wraps, and it was only later disclosed during an interview. Ben then married Tyler Tumminia, while Wendi married Joe Ritchie; little is known about their relationship or the circumstances of Joe’s life. She has two children and occasionally mentions Joe on social media without disclosing too much information.

Net Worth

Wendi Nix’s net worth is unknown. According to sources, he has a net worth of over $2 million as of mid-2018, primarily from compensation gained via achievement in sports broadcast journalism. She is still employed by ESPN, where she primarily covers National Football League (NFL) and College Football games.


After finishing her education, Nix began working in sports broadcasting for several networks such as NESN and WPDE in South Carolina, as well as Fox Sports Net. In 2003, she joined WHDH in Boston as a weekend sports anchor, a position she held for three years.

As a member of ESPN, she primarily covers NFL and College Football games, primarily including teams from the New England area – she already had an established track record in covering those teams during a brief spell with FSN New England.

Social Media

Nix, like many other sports commentators, is quite active on social media, including Twitter, where she says she loves football while also adding that she loves the ocean, traveling, and her family more than football.

She does not have any accounts on Facebook or Instagram.

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