Derrin Horton Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, KTLA 5 News, Salary and Net Worth

Derrin Horton is KTLA-TV Sports Anchor. He anchors sports coverage for KLTA 5 News at 6, 6:30, 10 and 11 on weeknights, and also  L.A.’s No. 1 “Sports Final” show nightly at 10:45 p.m.

Derrin Horton Profile

Derrin Horton is an American sports anchor/reporter working for KLTA 5 News serving as a sports anchor.  He has been working for the network since 2004. 

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He attended Syracuse University where he received a dual degree in broadcast journalism and political philosophy. At Syracuse, Horton joined the renowned student station WAER Radio where he learned the craft of calling play by play. Horton additionally received valuable writing and production experience during college interning and working at CBS Sports, WCBS-TV, WFAN Radio, WTVH-TV, and WSTM-TV.

Derrin Horton Career

Horton anchors sports coverage for KLTA 5 News at 6, 6:30, 10, and 11 on weeknights, and also  L.A.’s No. 1 “Sports Final” show nightly at 10:45 p.m. For the past 22 years, Horton has hosted, reported, anchored, and called play by play for some of the largest sports networks in America. Since 2004, he has hosted a variety of studio shows for NFL Network, including, “NFL Total Access,” “College Football Now,” “Point After,” and “Path to the Draft.” In addition to hosting, he has reported from the sidelines for all of NFL Network’s productions, including “NFL Total Access on Location,” and “NFL GameDay Morning.”

Prior to joining NFL Network, Horton went through the past five years at KCAL-TV in Los Angeles where he secured, “Sports Central,” and was the fundamental component journalist for Channel 9’s inclusion of Los Angeles Lakers basketball. Recounting stories is also one of his authentic interests and keeping in mind that at KCAL, Derrin won an Emmy for his inclusion in the Special Olympics.

After Syracuse University, Horton started his expert profession in Canton, Ohio, as a radio telecaster for WHBC-AM. A half-year later, he moved to Greensboro, N.C., to have “Dark College Sports Today,” and WXII-TV, the NBC associate in Winston-Salem, N.C., where he secured Wake Forest, Duke, UNC, and NC State football and ball, just as the NASCAR circuit.

Subsequent to going through two years in North Carolina, he gathered his packs as well as went to the Midwest to anchor end of the week sports for WLWT-TV, the NBC associate in Cincinnati. From that point, it was on to Chicago to Fox offshoot WFLD-TV where he facilitated all the Chicago Bears programming and secured the rebound of Michael Jordan with the Bulls. The following stop was KDNL-TV, in St. Louis where he secured the Rams’ first season in Missouri and Mark McGwire’s record-breaking grand slam pursuit with the Cardinals.

Quick Facts About Derrin Horton

Full Name Derrin Horton
Age Not Available
Nationality American
Spouse Elice Horton
Net Worth $1 Million – $5 Million 

In September of 1998, Derrin moved to Los Angeles and started working for Fox Sports Net as a sideline journalist on the Conference USA bundle. He eventually started calling college football and basketball as an in-depth host for ESPN. He’s likewise called games for ABC Sports, NFL Network, and Fox Sports Net’s inclusion of NFL Europe, just as functioning as a sideline correspondent for CBS Sports’ inclusion of “The Road to the Final 4,” and NBC Sports’ “Inlet Classic.”

During his spare time, Derrin appreciates chipping in for various causes and leads a men’s Bible investigation. He likewise appreciates being dynamic by playing b-ball and working out. Furthermore, he is even contended with proficient competitors in the Spike TV unscripted TV drama “Aces versus Joes,” where he completed second in the opposition, losing in additional time.

Derrin Horton Age

Horton was born and raised in Washington, D.C., in New York City. His age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Derrin is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 40s.

Derrin Horton Height 

Horton stands at an approximate height of 6 feet.

Derrin Horton Family

Information regarding Horton’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Derrin Horton Wife

Horton married Elice Horton in 2015. He has not disclosed more details about their marriage on whether they have children or not.

Derrin Horton Salary

Being one of the top sports anchors for KTLA 5 News, Horton earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Derrin Horton’s Net Worth

Horton has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a sports anchor.

Derrin Horton KTLA 5 News

At KTLA 5 News, Horton works alongside;

  1. Ginger Chan – helicopter traffic and news reporter
  2. Jennifer McGrawReporter
  3. Chris WolfeReporter
  4. Jessica Holmes – Anchor
  5. Glen Walker – Anchor/Reporter
  6. Carlos Saucedo – Reporter
  7. David Pingalore – Sports Anchor
  8. David Lazarus – business columnist
  9. Chip Yost – Journalist
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