Samantha Ponder Wedding, Husband, Pregnant, Children, Salary, Net Worth

By Oshil Pokhrel | Updated On: 01 Feb, 2019
Samantha Ponder Wedding, Husband, Pregnant, Children, Salary, Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth December 11, 1985 Age 35 Years 7 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Sportscaster
Marital Status Married Husband/Spouse Christian Ponder (M. 2012-Present)
Divorced Not Yet Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not Disclosed Ethnicity White
Children/Kids Bowden Sainte-Claire Ponder, Price (Daughter), Robinson True Ponder (Son), Height 5 Feet 6 Inches (1.67 m)
Parents Jerry Steele (Father), Cindi Steele (Mother) Siblings Barron Steele, Jerrod Jefferson ¨JJ¨ (Brothers)

With dimpled cheeks, beautiful Samantha is very talented amongst reporter personalities. She is known as American sportscaster currently working for ESPN college football and basketball sideline reporter. She has marked her fame as she replaced Erin Andrews on College GamesDay. She has been regularly worked as sideline reporter for ESPN’ Thursday Night College Football with her fellow workers.

Samantha Ponder Wedding, Husband, Pregnant, Children

Samantha got married to Minnesota Vikings quarterback, Christian Ponder on 17 December 2012. They had their wedding in Hudson, Wisconsin. They were in the relationship for years and finally took oaths to be there for each other for whole life.

She changed her surname from Steele to Ponder from 1 January 2013, when she appeared on ESPN/ ABC. Samantha Ponder has three children with her husband, Christian Ponder. She gave birth to her baby daughter on 2 July 2014. Their daughter Bowden 'Scout' Sainte-Claire got her name after Christian’s coach, Bobby Bowden.

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The couple welcomed their child number two, a son named Robinson True Ponder in June 2017. The newly born toddler goes by his name as True and has his name after Jackie and David. Their son, True, arrived earlier than expected but got safely delivered. Samantha announced from her Instagram that her little daughter Scout is excited to have a new additional member in her family. 

The reporter once again got pregnant with a baby daughter in late 2017. Then in July 2018, she and her husband Christian welcomed their third bundle of joy, a daughter named Price. After a few weeks giving birth to her daughter, Samantha appeared in ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown and revealed that Price was born with emergency surgery.

The mother of three also shared the moment on her Instagram. She described that her daughter Price underwent emergency surgery in the middle of the night. She was short on time, but with the help of the medical teams, she and Christian welcomed their third child. According to Samantha, Price who recovery in the NICU was a miracle as she underwent trauma as a newly-born toddler.

Samantha Ponder with her husband Christian Ponder and their three kids in December 2018 (Photo: Instagram)

Price is now doing fine as she is blessed with her loving and caring parents. During December 2018, Ponder family shared a snap from their Arizona home where their youngest daughter cuddled up with her mother. Christian carried their son and their eldest child Scout beamed with her family.

How Much Is Samantha Ponder's Net Worth?

Gorgeous Samantha has an enormous amount of net worth of $10 million from her works. Without any doubt and surprise, her annual salary is $4.9 million and in overall is $12.1 million. The couple has bought a simple yet elegant house in Arizona where they both can do more than life: a fitness center and relaxation place.

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According to wiki sites, it's reported that the house cost $2.2 million. With a lot of savings, the combined income of the husband and wife, Samantha seem to live a very hedonist lifestyle.

Ponder first stepped into her profession when she applied for a post at ESPN Zone where she met ABC Sports Manager following her with other internship opportunities. Later, she became a researcher assistant at ABC-TV on the college football studio show.

Samantha then transferred to Liberty University because of her job as sideline reporter for the Liberty Flames Sports television network. In 2009, she left Liberty and started working for FOX Sports Net and Fox College Sports as a sideline reporter.

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Short Bio

Samantha was born in Phoenix, Arizona on December 1985. With American nationality and white ethnicity, she has a sizzling body with sexy legs. She has a height of 5 feet 6 inch. And weight around 55 kg. Her family background in kept a low profile. Samantha and her husband are equally active in social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, mostly on Instagram.