Kirk Hirbstreit
Kirk Hirbstreit (Image Source: Kirk's Instagram)

Kirk Herbstreit isn’t the new name to anyone who is a fan of football. He is a renowned face in football. Kirk Herbstreit also known as Kirk Edward Herbstreit is an American renowned sports analyst who currently works for ESPN’s weekly program called College GameDay. College GameDay is a pre-game show that is aired every Saturday morning by ESPN as part of the network's coverage of college football.

Herbstreit has received five Sports Emmys Awards in different years including three Outstanding Studio Analyst awards and two Outstanding Event Analyst Awards. He used to  play football when he was in college and held the position of quarterback for the Ohio State football team

When Was Kirk Herbstreit Born?

Kirk Herbstreit was born on August 19, 1969, in Centerville, Ohio. His age as of 2022 is 53 years old. His nickname is Herbie. He is a believer in the Christian religion. He belongs to the American nationality and is of white ethnicity. His horoscope sign is Leo.

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Regarding his family members' details, his father is Jim Herbstreit and his mother's name is Judy Herbstreit.  He spent his early days with his brother Terri Holmes. In the same way, he studied at Centerville High School to complete his high school education. After that, he attended  Ohio State University and earned his degree in business administration in 1993. 

What Is The Professional Career Of Kirk Herbstreit?

Before Kirk became a sports analyst, he was active in football games and used to play for the football team at Ohio State University. Kirk played quarterback for Ohio State University from 1989 to 1993 and was a four-year letterman. In 1992, he was named team MVP and most inspirational player and served as a starter and team captain.

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Moreover, Kirk became a member of the ESPN family in 1996. He has been working as an analyst for  ESPN’s Weekly Sports program called College GameDay alongside other co-hosts Lee Corso, Rece Davis, David Pollack, Maria Taylor, and Desmond Howard since 1996.

Kirk Hirbstreit on thursday night football with Al Michaels

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He is also serving as a sports analyst and commentator in ABC’s college football primetime games which are broadcasted every Saturday since 2006. In January 2004, Kirk Herbstreit was named Most Powerful Media Personalities in Sports by Sporting News magazine. Additionally, he frequently contributes to ESPN networks like SportsCenter, Gets Up,, and others. He won three Sports Emmy Awards for Best Studio Analyst in 2010, 2011, and 2019. He also won Sports Emmy for Outstanding Event Analyst in 2018 and 2020.

Who Is The Wife Of Kirk Herbstreit?

Kirk Herbstreit married his wife Allison Butler in 1998. So, it has been 24 years of their marriage. According to the wiki, the couple’s first encounter was at Ohio State University. They met at the football game where Kirk was playing as a quarterback for the Ohio State Team and Allison was a cheerleader. 

They made eye contact during the game and fell in love. Soon, they began dating one another and then exchanged wedding vows in the presence of their family.  Similar to this, there have been numerous rumors about Kirk cheating on Allison. He was claimed to have had an extramarital relationship with a police officer's wife.

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Additionally, there were rumors that Kirk had a relationship with his colleague Erin Andrews. However, there were just speculations and no relevant evidence.  Kirk as well as his wife haven’t discussed anything about these rumors with the media. As of 2022, Kirk Herbstreit and his wife are still a couple and are living together.

How Many Kids Does Kirk Herbstreit Have?

Kirk along with his wife Allison are the parents of four sons. The couple welcomed twins in 2000 and their names are Jake Herbstreit and Tye Herbstreit.  The twins are football players and play for the Clemson Tigers at  Clemson University. Similarly, after 3 years the couple gave birth to another son in 2003 and his name is Zak Herbstreit. Their youngest son Chase Herbstreit was born in 2006 and is now 16 years old. 

Photo of Kirk Herbstreit wife and sons

What Is The Net Worth Of Kirk Herbstreit?

According to celebritynetworth, the net worth of Matthew Rhys is $12 Million and his salary is $4 Million. His primary source of income is from his career as a sports analyst and commentator. He has been serving for College GameDay for more than 30 years now. 

What Is The Height Of Kirk Herbstreit?

Kirk has an athletic body type and is 6 feet 3 inches tall. His body weight is 95 kg. He has a beautiful pair of blue eyes and short blonde hair. 

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