Abby Hornacek is an American journalist and television host for the Fox Nation’s sport, travel, and lifestyle host. For her work, young Abby travels around the states and walks through various cultures and traditions.
Not to mention, young Abby has been gaining attention for her television appearance, making her a fan favorite of many.
Moreover, she is also famous as the daughter of the former NBA star player turned coach, Jeff Hornacek.
But instead of taking advantage of it, Abby has been building her own path and working towards it. Hence, this demeanor alone has made us and many a fan of hers.
If you are interested in knowing more about her life, including her career, siblings, dating life, and more, then make sure to read this article till the end.
Abby Hornacek: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Abby Hornacek|
|Birth Date||April 25, 1994|
|Birth Place||Paradise Valley, Arizona, USA|
|Now known as||Abby Hornacek|
|Education||University of Southern California|
|Father’s Name||Jeff Hornacek|
|Mother’s Name||Stacy Hornacek|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches (170 cm)|
|Weight||54 kgs (119 lbs)|
|Body Measurements||34-24-33 inches|
|Profession||Journalist, Sports Host|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
Who is Abby Hornacek?
Abby Hornacek is an American journalist and television host known for presenting lifestyle, travel, and sports content.
But most of all, Abby is famous as the only daughter of former NBA player turned coach Jeff Hornacek.
As part of Fox Nation, young Abby travels around the world and is now in charge of three different shows titled ‘Ride to Work,’ ‘American Arenas,’ and ‘PARK’D.’
Early Life and Education- Who are Abby’s Parents?
The famous television personality and journalist for Fox Nations, Abby Hornacek, was born in the city of Paradise Valley, Arizona, the United States of America.
Her parents raised her, Jeff Hornacek and Stacy Hornacek, along with her two older brothers, Tyler and Ryan Hornacek.
Not to mention, Abby is the only daughter and the youngest among the three Hornacek siblings. Even now, the three share a special bond envied by many.
Likewise, Hornacek is American by nationality, while her ethnicity happens to be white.
Moving on to her education, young Abby attended Xavier College Preparatory in Phoenix. From an early age, she was a sports enthusiast and played volleyball for the school team, and even won the Class 5A Division I state title in her first three years.
Afterward, she enrolled at the University of Southern California, from where Abby graduated with a Broadcast Journalism degree in May 2016.
Age and Height- How old is Abby Hornacek?
The famous television personality Abby was born on April 25 in the year 1994, which makes her 26 years as of now.
Not to mention, her star sign happens to be Taurus. They are one of the hardworking and stubborn bunch among them all.
Other than her hard-working mentality and strong work ethic, Abby is also famous for her stunning beauty. The American-born journalist stands at 5 feet 7 inches(170 cm) and weighs around 54 kgs(119 lbs).
Being a television personality, Hornacek takes extra care of how she looks on camera. Thanks to that, she has maintained a slim physique of 34-24-33 inches.
Likewise, Abby’s emerald green eyes with her wavy blonde hair add more to her beauty.
No wonder she has a separate fanbase praising her beauty alone, among other things.
Abby Hornacek Right Eye Injury
As we all know, Abby was inspired by her father, Jeff, to become an athlete like him. Hence, during her college days, Abby started playing volleyball and even dreamt of pursuing it professionally.
Sadly, the fracture she sustained in her right eye refrained Hornacek from making the dream a reality.
According to sources, the injury completely wiped out vision from her. She did undergo double surgery, but it made Abby unfit to continue the sports any further.
As of now, the young Abby is busy traveling around the state and covering the show PARK’D.
Early Career and Beginning
The famous daughter of former NBA player turned coach Jeff Hornacek, Abby grew up as a sports enthusiast like her father.
The youngest child of Jeff spent most of her childhood in Utah and then relocated to Arizona. She was just ten when the Hornacek family moved after her father retired from professional basketball back in 2000.
Likewise, Hornacek completed high school and then enrolled at the university to earn her degree.
After that, she focused on making a career as a journalist. Because of it, Hornacek studied journalism at the University of Southern California.
During her time at the university, Abby got her head start as an anchor/producer at Trojan Vision Television, which is a student-operated TV station.
But great as it was, Abby had to quit the work at Trojan in May 2012 since she joined the university’s volleyball team.
However, Abby’s dream of making a professional volleyball was shattered after suffering from a right eye injury.
Soon enough, following her brief hiatus from anchoring, Hornacek returned to the media. Immediately, Abby joined another student-operated news program called Anneberg TV News starting in August 2013.
It was there that she learned more about news reporting, which she obtained by covering a wide range of stories. Not to mention, it also helped hone her camera skills and anchoring too.
Constructing her way as a journalist, Abby began her professional media career starting in January 2014.
That was when she joined Fox Sports San Diego as a production intern. As an intern, Hornacek took part in assisting various Fox Sports 1 producers in live broadcasts alongside other shows.
Not to mention, Abby also assisted in logging and clipping sports for the evening’s highlight show. She worked as an intern for four months and finally joined the network as a featured host and reporter later on.
Likewise, Abby co-hosted shows like Phoenix Suns Mock Draft and San Diego Prep Insider, which is a weekly night show.
Aside from that, the American journalist briefly worked as a Fox Sports sideline reporter as well as contributed much to ESPN. With enough effort and experience, Abby was making an impression on the networks.
After that, Hornacek jumped off from news reporting to working as a sports host at the Stadium.
It is a sports network based in Chicago, Illinois. There she covered ‘The Drone Racing League’ for two years, starting from February 2016 to February 2018. That was before she became a host for Fox News.
As of present, Hornacek hosts three shows: PARK’D, American Arenas, and Ride to Work. As part of PARK’D, Abby travels across the country to explore National Parks and showcases each one’s history.
She does all this while still participating in a few adrenaline activities at every place.
Similarly, for the American Arenas, Abby visits iconic sports arenas across the states. Meanwhile, the young journalist brings in other talents to work inside the Fox network as part of ‘Ride to Work.’
Honors and Accomplishments
As a competitive and hard-working individual, Abby has won many honors and accomplishments. Back in 2014, she competed in the Miss Arizona USA Pageant and even finished as a third runner-up.
Aside from that, she also received numerous academic honors at USC, including Lambda Pi Eta National Honours Society Member, USC Phi Sigma Theta Honours Society, Gamma Sigma Alpha National Greek Academic Honours Society, and the Oder of Omega.
Abby Hornacek’s Personal Life- Who is she dating? Boyfriend or Spouse
Despite being a media person, Abby is not so vocal when it comes to her personal life. As much as we want, she just does not want to share her private matters with the public.
Hence, as of now, we have no idea if she is single or dating anyone at the moment.
Even when we look at her Instagram, we can see nothing but pictures of her beloved father and brothers. Aside from that, Hronacek is mostly traveling to exotic locations and so on.
It is not that she is not interested in dating but still in her 20s, Abby seems to be focused on her career at the moment.
Some of Abby Hornacek’s Favorite Things
- Food: New York Pizza, Curly Fries
- Sport: Basketball
- NBA Player: Giannis Antetokoumnpo
- Music: Country Music
- Role Models: Sam Ponder and Robin Roberts
How much does Abby Hornacek make?- Net Worth and Income
Famous for her television appearance and journalism work, Abby has been making a splash as a celebrity. Thanks to her popular status and work, Hornacek has earned an ample amount of wealth and success as it comes. As of 2020, she has accumulated a generous net worth of $500,000.
Born and raised in the Paradise Valley, Hornacek has always been inspired by her father and hence, went along the path of sports. At the moment, Abby host three shows, including one national park called PARK’D.
Aside from that, she is best known for working for the Fox Nations. And it was reported that Abby makes around $40,590 as her salary. Not to mentions, she obtains extra from her other hosting gigs as well.
However, to this, she has not revealed much when it comes to her income and earnings. And we are sure with time, Abby will disclose her earnings soon enough.
Meanwhile, her father, Jeff Hornacek, has a net value of $8 million. And we are sure he gets his paycheck as a professional coach and former best at basketball. He also has many of the New York Knicks endorsements to add to his earnings.
Social Media Presence
Twitter– 41.1k Followers