Coy Wire Profile
Coy Wire is an American television anchor and correspondent, and former professional football player in the National Football League. He joined CNN Sports in 2015.
Coy Wire Education
Wire went to Rice Elementary, which was part of the South Middleton School District. Highland Elementary, Lemoyne Middle, and Cedar Cliff High School are all part of the West Shore School District. In 1997, he graduated from Cedar Cliff High School in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, where he set school records in both football and wrestling that have yet to be broken. Wire graduated from Stanford University and was the first player in modern school history to lead the team in both rushing and tackles in the same year.
Coy Wire Career
Wire anchors daily Bleacher Report segments cover events and serves as an expert contributor across all platforms from his home base at CNN Center. He can be seen on CNN’s Early Start, New Day, and CNN Newsroom, as well as HLN’s Morning Express with Robin Meade and Weekend Express with Lynn Smith. He also contributes to CNN International’s World Sport and CNN Digital on a variety of crossover sports stories.
On-the-ground coverage of the annual Army-Navy football game, the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, and Super Bowls 50 and 53 are among Wire’s many field assignments. Wire brings insider experiences, insight, credibility, and contacts to his new role as a former college and pro athlete. He graduated from Stanford University and was the first player in modern school history to lead the team in both rushing and tackles in the same year. In 2002, he was drafted by the Buffalo Bills out of college. During his nine-year career, he was named team captain for both the Buffalo Bills and the Atlanta Falcons. During his career, he also received the Ed Block Courage Award, the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, and Special Teams Player of the Year honors.
Wire wrote an inspirational book, Change Your Mind, with his athletic career as a backdrop, which was published in 2012. He then worked for Fox Sports as a game analyst, studio analyst, and online writer before joining CNN. Wire grew up just outside of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and in addition to the Bills, Falcons, and Nerd Nation, the Stanford Cardinal, he enjoys cheering on his Keystone State sports teams.
Coy Wire Age
Wire is 43 years old as of 2021. He was born on 7 November 1978 in Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 7 November every year.
Quick Facts About Coy Wire
|Full Name||Coy Wire|
|Age||43 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Coy Wire Height
Wire stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.83 m).
Coy Wire Family
Rick and Jane Wire, Wire’s parents, raised him. Jane, his mother, works as a software analyst. His sister, Tiffany, is a PGA certified teaching professional, and his brother, Casey, is a PGA certified teaching professional. Wire’s ancestors come from Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Japan. His name was given to him by his mother after the Japanese word for “love.”
Coy Wire Wife|baby|Daughters
Wire lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife, Claire, who runs a home design and renovation business. The couple is blessed with two daughters together. The youngest was born on September 13, 2019, by the name of Ruby Jane Wire who turned one year old on September 13, 2020.
Coy Wire Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CNN, Wire earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Coy Wire Net Worth
Wire has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a television anchor and correspondent, and former professional football player in the National Football League.
Coy Wire Atlanta Falcons
Wire signed with the Atlanta Falcons on July 25, 2008. He played in 47 of 48 games over three seasons with the Falcons before being released on September 2, 2011. While with the Falcons, Wire was named a team captain and selected by his teammates as the franchise recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award in 2010.
Where is Coy Wire now?
Wire resides in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife, Claire, who owns a home design and renovation company. He anchors daily Bleacher Report segments covering events and serves as an expert contributor across all platforms from his home base at CNN Center. He can be seen on CNN’s Early Start, New Day, and CNN Newsroom, as well as HLN’s Morning Express with Robin Meade and Weekend Express with Lynn Smith.
Does Coy Wire have cancer?
Wire is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues. However, he is so supportive of those who are suffering from cancer and also those who once survived the disease.
Coy Wire CNN
At CNN Wire works alongside
- Brianna Keilar
- Brian Stelter
- Ana Cabrera
- Victor Blackwell
- Anna Stewart
- Vedika Sud
- Jake Tapper
- Patrick Snell
- Isa Soares
- Lynn Smith
- Nick Valencia
- Derek Van Dam
- Bob Van Dillen