Kathryn Tappen Net Worth 2022 | Children | Instagram | Career | Bio

Kathryn Tappen Pittsburgh Steelers v Buffalo Bills
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Kathryn Tappen is an expert in reporting for hockey games on NBC. She is a former athlete(in her university), a proud mother, and a strictly professional person supporting equality. Even though she had to go through a divorce, she did not get distracted by her job as a reporter. She stood tall when friendship tried to cross the boundary in the workplace. Tappen is a bold, beautiful, and inspiring lady figure for the young generation.


Real NameKathryn Tappen
Date of BirthApril 9th, 1981.
Birth PlaceMorristown, New Jersey, United States of America.
Religion Christianity.
EducationGraduate(Bachelor) from Rutgers University
Star SignAries
Father’s NameRichard Tappen
Mother’s NameSheila Tappen.
Height5 feet 10 inches / 178 Cm.
Weight57kg/ 125.66 Lbs
Body Measurement31-24-33 (Inches)
Eye colorGrey
Hair colorBlond
Body BuildHourglass.
Marital StatusDivorced, Ex-husband Jay Leach (m.July 2009 & divorce 2014).
Net Worth $1.5 million (INR 12.23 Cr).
Salary$10,000 (INR 8.15 Lacs) to $203,000 (INR 1.65 Cr) per annum.
Currently Works AtNBC
AffiliationsNBC, NESN, NHL Network, Marine Raider Foundation
Years Active(2003- Till Present).
Social Media
Twitter/ Tappen
Last UpdateDecember 2022.

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Early Life

Kathryn was born on April 9th, 1981, in Morristown, New Jersey to her parents Sheila and Richard Tappen. 


She studied at Villa Walsh Academy, New Jersey. Since a very young age, she has been very good at sports & has played softball and basketball in a team of boys.

Kathryn Tappen #PresidentsCup
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Kathryn went to Rutgers University, in the US, for her higher education. During her University study, She was a member of the track team and cross country. She also earned her degree in Journalism from this university in 2003.

Sports in University

 She is a former record holder in the women’s 3000-meter steeplechase.

Body stats

Kathryn stands 5 feet 10 inches / 178 Cm tall. Body measurements are. 31(bust), 24 (waist), and 33(hips). She has an hourglass body weighing 57 kg/ 125.66 Lbs.


Work with NESN

In 2006, she then started working with the New England Sports Network (NESN). She then started reporting on the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, and Boston Celtics.

NHL Network

After that Tappen joined NHL Network (2011-2014) as the host of NHL Tonight.

A career at NBC Sports Network

Along with this she also reported for NBCSports’Coverage of Super Bowl LII and Super Bowl XLIX.

Off the Ice with Kathryn Tappen

In this part, she talks about hockey players and their relationships with their teammates.  

All Women NHL Broadcast Team

They launched a new hashtag called #HockeyisForHer.

She said that she was proud to be part of history & has praised her colleagues behind the camera, in front of the camera, and in the operating rooms.

Appearance in DraftKings

Along with this Tappen also appeared in DraftKings & discussed her plans for an upcoming trip to the Winter Olympics. 

Early Career

She shot a photo for the Red Sox Souvenir Store. She has done a commercial for about 47 brands under the Roster brand.

Kathryn Tappen 2016 NHL Draft
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Appearance in Dennis and Callahan Show

In this show, she showed up with Bob Ryan & discussed Whitey Bulger’s plea of not guilty and the politics.

Stanley Cup 2020

Finally, the Stanley Cup for 2020 was announced where she presented reports on Stanley Cup qualifiers and Stanley Cup Finals.

Also, She congratulated the winning team TBLightning, via her Twitter account.

Tappen and Marine Raider Foundation

 She is active in charity and donations & is associated with the Marine Raider Foundation.

 She also covered a match between the Colorado Avalanche and the Los Angeles Kings.

Awards and Nominations

Colleagues and her audiences highly appreciate her efforts to bring up women in sports. For this effort she received many awards and nominations . Some of the major Award are given below ➖

Personal life

She married Jay Leach on July 18th, 2009. Her husband is a professional hockey player. Both of them met each other during their professional work.Both of them dated for a couple of months & then got married after a year of knowing each other.The couple gave birth to their three children, two daughters, and a son. Kathryn is very close to her children and spends her off time with them.But unfortunately, it did not last long. Later, the couple got divorced in 2014. At present, she is a single mother.

Kathryn Tappen Los Angeles Kings v New Jersey Devils
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Net Worth and Salary

The professional Sportscaster earns a huge amount of salary from her ongoing career. Her approx net worth is $1.5 million (INR 12.23 Cr).She gets $10,000 (INR 8.14 Lacs) to $203,000 ( INR 1.65 Cr) per annum.  At present she is enjoying a wonderful life with a beautiful house and a variety of cars.

Social Media

Facebook: 20k Followers.
Instagram : 188K followers.
Twitter: 129.2K Followers 


Q.Who’s Kathryn Engaged to?

Ans:- After her divorce from her previous husband, Kathryn is single now.

Q.Have Ever Played Golf?

Ans:- She played golf during her school days.

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