Derrin Horton Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, KLTA 5, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Derrin Horton is an American sportscaster who anchors sports coverage for KLTA 5 News at 6, 6:30, 10, and 11 on weeknights

Derrin Horton Biography

Derrin Horton is an American sportscaster who anchors sports coverage for KLTA 5 News at 6, 6:30, 10, and 11 on weeknights, as well as L.A.’s No. 1 “Sports Final” show nightly at 10:45 p.m.

Derrin attended Syracuse University where he received a dual degree in broadcast journalism and political philosophy.

Derrin Horton Career

In Canton, Ohio, he started his professional career as a WHBC-AM radio broadcaster. He moved to Greensboro, N.C., six months later, to host “Black College Sports Today,” and WXII-TV, the NBC affiliate in Winston-Salem, N.C., where he covered football and basketball, as well as the NASCAR circuit in Wake Forest, Duke, UNC, and NC State.

He packed his bags after spending two years in North Carolina and returned to the Midwest to anchor weekend sports for WLWT-TV, the Cincinnati affiliate of NBC.

From there, it was to Fox affiliate WFLD-TV in Chicago, where he hosted all the programming for the Chicago Bears and covered Michael Jordan’s return with the Bulls. The next stop was KDNL-TV in St. Louis, where he covered the first season of the Rams in Missouri and the record-breaking home run chase between Mark McGwire and the Cardinals.

In September of 1998, Derrin moved to Los Angeles and started working on the Conference USA package as a sideline reporter for Fox Sports Net. He finally started calling ESPN as a play-by-play announcer for college football and basketball. He’s also called games for ABC Sports, NFL Network, and Fox Sports Net’s coverage of NFL Europe, as well as working as a sideline reporter for CBS Sports’ coverage of “The Road to the Final 4,” and NBC Sports’ “Bayou Classic.”

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For the past 22 years, for some of the largest sports networks in America, Derrin has hosted, anchored, reported, and called play by play. Since 2004, Horton has hosted a number of NFL Network studio shows, including “NFL Total Access,” “Point After,” “College Football Now,” and “Road to the Draft.” In addition to hosting, Derrin has reported for all NFL Network productions from the sidelines, including “NFL GameDay Morning,” and “NFL Total Access on Stage.”

He spent the previous five years at KCAL-TV in Los Angeles, where he anchored “Sports Center,” before joining NFL Network and was the main feature reporter for Los Angeles Lakers basketball coverage on Channel 9. One of his genuine passions is telling stories, and while at KCAL, Derrin won an Emmy for his Special Olympics coverage.

Derrin Horton Age

Derrin was born in Washington, D.C. Horton likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday.

Derrin Horton Height

Horton stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches.

Derrin Horton Family

Horton has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Horton has any siblings.

Derrin Horton Wife

Horton is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of him being in any past relationship with anyone.

Derrin Horton Net Worth

Horton has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million -$5 Million which he has earned through his career as a Sportscaster.

Derrin Horton Salary

Horton earns an annual salary raging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Horton.

Who is Derrin Horton?

 He is an American sportscaster who anchors sports coverage

How old is Derrin Horton?

Not Available

How tall is Derrin Horton?

5 feet 9 inches

Who is Derrin Horton married to?

Not Available

How much money does Derrin Horton earn?

$40,000 – $ 110,500.

How much is Derrin Horton worth?

$1 Million – $5 Million

 

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