Rachel Nichols is an American journalist and sports reporter who works for ESPN. She is host of The Jump, a daily half-hour program focused on the NBA. Prior to joining ESPN, Nichols worked as a reporter for the Washington Post and the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel. From 2013–2016, she served as CNN’s sole sports anchor, contributing exclusive reporting, commentary and analysis on the biggest sports stories across the network. Born Rachel Michele Alexander on October 18, 1973 in Potomac, Maryland, to parents Jane and Ronald Jacobs, she has one older brother and one younger brother. She graduated from Winston Churchill High School in 1991 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from Northwestern University. Nichols joined ESPN in 2004, and became a regular part of SportsCenter, Sunday NFL Countdown and Monday Night Countdown, as well as a regular on the network’s NFL and NBA coverage. She married Max Nichols in 2001. Together, they have two children, twin daughters.
Rachel Nichols Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 18 October 1973
Birth Place: Potomac, Maryland, USA
Birth Name: Rachel Michele Alexander
Also known as: Rachel Francis
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Occupation: Sports Reporter, Journalist
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Rachel Nichols Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 121 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 55 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 5″
Height in Meters: 1.65 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: 35-25-36 in (89-63.5-91.5 cm)
Breast Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Waist Size: 25 inches (63.5 cm)
Hips Size: 36 inches (91.5 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 32B
Feet/Shoe Size: 7 (US)
Dress Size: 4 (US)
Rachel Nichols Family Details:
Father: Ronald Jacobs
Mother: Jane Jacobs
Spouse/Husband: Max Nichols (m. 2001)
Children: 2 (Twin daughters)
Rachel Nichols Education:
Winston Churchill High School (1991)
Northwestern University Medill School (1995)
Rachel Nichols Facts:
*She was born on October 18, 1973 in Potomac, Maryland, USA.
*She started her career as a sports journalist in the 1990s.
*She worked for the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel (1995-1996) and Washington Post (1996-2004).
*In 2004, she joined ESPN and left in 2013 for CNN.
*She returned to ESPN in 2016
*She has been named one of Esquire’s “Women We Love” and one of The Hollywood Reporter’s “10 Most Powerful Voices in Sports Media”.
*She was named to Sports Illustrated’s “Twitter 100” in 2013 and 2014 and to Sports Illustrated “MMQB 100”.
*Follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.