Dawn Davenport Net Worth & Biography
|Popular Name:||Dawn Davenport|
|Real Name:||Dawn Davenport|
|Birth Date:||February 25, 1980|
Piano, Texas, United States
Jihan Kok (Divorced)
Travis Harter (m. 2019)
|Profession:||Journalist, Television Personality|
|Net Worth:||$1 Million|
Dawn Davenport is an American journalist and television personality. She joined ESPN before the start of the 2013 college football season where she worked as a reporter on the ESPNU, and currently provides her broadcasting services as a sideline reporter for both ESPN and SEC Network. In addition to her sideline duties, this multi-talented award-winning sports journalist and anchor is recognized as the first full-time female sports radio personality in Nashville. Previously in her career, Dawn worked as a morning show host for WKRN-ABC in Nashville, Tennessee, for almost ten years. Born in Plano, Texas, in the United States, Ms. Davenport was raised in Atlanta. She is an honors graduate from Auburn University, and in December 2002, she bagged a degree in mass communications/radio, television, film. She was a three-year letterwinner and a two-time SEC Academic American member on the volleyball team. Prior to joining the three-hour-long morning news show, Dawn won an award as a weekend reporter and sports anchor for the station. She started her illustrious career at WWAY-ABC Wilmington, N.C., and then joined WRIC-ABC in Richmond, Va., where she played a big role as a part of the sports department that won two AP Awards for Best Year-Round Sports Coverage. She also worked events for several organizations, including CSS Sports in Atlanta and the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA).
Early Life: Childhood & Education
Dawn Davenport, a well-known American sideline reporter who has been a part of the broadcast team at ESPN since 2013, was born on February 25, 1980, in Piano, Texas, United States. She spent most of her childhood days in Atlanta, Georgia, and equally completed her early education in the beautiful city. Dawn attended Auburn University from where she earned herself a degree in mass communications, radio, television, and film, graduating in 2002. While studying at Auburn, she also joined the school’s female volleyball team and graduated as a three-year letter winner. In addition, her strength in the beautiful game led her to become a two-time SEC Academic member.
Professional Life: Journalism Career
Dawn Davenport started her professional career way back in March 2003, when she joined WWAY NewsChannel 3 to work as the network’s weekend sports reporter and anchor. Two years later, she moved to WRIC Young Broadcasting and served as the network’s sports anchor and reporter for nearly three years.
In 2008, Dawn made a career-decisive switch to the WKRN network, where she served as a sports anchor and reporter for a period of seven years. Concurrently, she has spent three years working as a morning news anchor for Young Broadcasting, starting from 2013.
The big break in her career came when she got a job at ESPN she joined the world-renowned network during the 2013 college football season and started reporting on ESPNU Saturday Prime Time with Matt Stinchcomb and Clay Matvick.
Dawn also works at WKRN-ABC where she serves as a morning show anchor, and her success and popularity at ESPN helped promote her career as a reporter, and also boosted her wealth immensely. Aside from working in front of the camera as a television journalist, Davenport has also served as a radio personality on all things sports on 104.5 The Zone in Nashville, actually becoming the radio network’s first full-time host. She has also worked for CSS Sports Atlanta and also for the Colonial Athletic Association, covering various events. Her numerous projects throughout her career have also improved her financial situation. While working with WRIC-ABC, Dawn along with her sports department were awarded an AP Award for Best Year-Round Sports Coverage.
Personal Life: Husband, Wedding, Children
Dawn is married to her handsome and lovely husband Travis Harter. The lovers got married on July 31, 2019. However, this wasn’t the first time that Dawn was getting married. As virally reported, she was previously married to Jihan Kok, an avid golfer. However, their marriage ended in 2014. It is not known if this 42-year-old reporter has any children or not.
Dawn Davenport Net Worth: Salary, Income Sources
As of the time of this writing, records that have been obtained by our team show that Ms. Davenport earns an annual salary of about $85,000. She has a net worth of $1 million and her job as a sideline reporter who has been with ESPN since 2013 is currently the major source of her income flow. Dawn is a remarkable and distinguished award-winning Sports Journalist whose passion for sport led her to participate in the game of volleyball during her college days, and ultimately graduated as a 2-time SEC All- American Academic and three-year letter winner.