Holly Sonders - Biography

Last Modified: Dec 2, 2020

Holly Sonders
Profession: Reporter, Host
Salary: $70K
Net Worth: $6.5 million

Personal Details

Born on : April 3, 1987 (age 34)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Holly Niederkohr
Birth Place: Ohio, USA
Horoscope: Aries
Father's Name: Dan Niederkohr
Mother's Name: Sandy Niederkohr
Siblings: 1

Brother

High School: Marysville High School
University: Michigan State University
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Dave Oancea (engaged)
Ex-Spouse:

Erik Kuselias (2012-2017)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.72 meter (5 feet 8 inch)
Weight: 61 kg (134.48 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: 8 US
Dress Size: 6 US
Breast Size: 36 inch
Waist Size: 25 inch
Hip Size: 36 inch
Bra Size: 36
Cup Size: B

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Who is Holly Sonders?

Holly Sonders is a Sports reporter, host by profession and American by nationality. The former collegiate golfer is well known as a sportscaster and host for The Golf Channel and Fox Sports. 

Holly Sonders – Age, Parents, Siblings

Holly Sonders’ birth took place on April 3, 1987, in Ohio, USA. She was born as Holly Niederkohr to mother Sandy Niederkohr, a retired golf champion and father Dan Niederkohr,  an optometrist. 

young Holly Sonders (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Holly Sonders attended Marysville High School. After graduation, she studied at Michigan State University in a scholarship where she majored in journalism. She graduated from the same in 2009.

She had adopted the name Sonders as a career choice and is of Caucasian ethnicity. Sonders is not the only child of her parents and has a sibling, a brother.

Holly Sonders – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Holly Sonders married longtime boyfriend Erik Kuselias after an engagement in 2012.

However, her married life with her husband soon hit the rocks. In August 2017 she announced that she had filed for divorce more than a year ago and had been living separately all this time. They do not have any children together

She also revealed that Eric had an extramarital affair with Stephania Bell. Moreover, he had been suspended by ESPN for sexual harassment in 2009. 

Sonders went on to date Kliff Kingsbury, a head coach of Arizona Cardinals but his relationship too did not last and they soon split.

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Holly Sonders, Vegas Dave in 2019 (Image: Instagram)


Currently, she is in a relationship with pro gambler Dave Oancea aka Vegas Dave. The couple announced their engagement in November 2019 via social media. Her boyfriend had proposed to her on a beach in Playa Balandra, Mexico.

Holly Sonders – Career

Early Career

Sonders grew up playing and competing in golf. She had won the first organized tournament at the age of 7. She was a member of her college’s highly regarded women’s golf program and played all four years for the Spartans, earning Academic All-Big Ten honors.

During the collegiate career, Holly Sonders started in the NCAA Regional tournament three times and also competed in the NCAA Championship tournament twice.

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Professional Career

Holly Sonders’ first job after graduation was at WBNS-10TV in Columbus. She quickly went on to work at the Big Ten Network, where she worked as a sideline reporter covering soccer. The following year she joined KATV in Little Rock, Ark. There she was a field reporter.

At the age of 23, in 2011, Sonders landed a job on NBC’s morning talk show Morning Drive. She worked there for the next three years, becoming one of Golf Channel’s most popular personalities. 

Holly Sonders (Image: Golfweek)

With FOX

Holly Sonders joined FOX Sports in July 2014 as a reporter and remote studio host for USGA events and NFL games. Just 2 years later her work extended to reporting duties for a full slate of college football games. And in 2019 she has had regular appearances in FS1’s UNDISPUTED and THE HERD. 

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Holly Sonders – Plastic Surgery

There have been rumors that Holly Sonders has had plastic surgery done on her breasts. However, these rumors have not been addressed by the sportscaster. Moreover, it is known that she has had knee surgery.

Holly Sonders – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth and annual salary have been estimated at around $6.5 million and $70k respectively.

Holly Sonders – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, Holly Sonders is active with several hundred thousand followers but is absent from Facebook.

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