Jade McCarthy Bio – ESPN, NBC Boston, Husband & Net Worth

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Age is just a number when it comes to one’s precision and dedication to their work. Jade McCarthy is someone who has proven her worth as a sportscaster time and again for over a decade now.

Not to mention, Jade is also one of the most sought on-air personalities at the moment.

For those who are unaware, Jade is an American sportscaster and reporter who has been active since the early 2000s. Formerly the reporter for ESPN, this charming sportscaster is active as part of NBC Sports Boston.

Jade McCarthy

Aside from ESPN, McCarthy has also worked for NESN Daily on NESN and more. Added to that, she is also an Emmy award-winning sportscaster. Despite being a celebrity, Jade has managed to keep her personal life away from her professional career.

From her husband to her children and other personal stuff, everything has been kept private by Jade. We still think it is impressive how amazingly McCarthy manages her life. So, shall we look more into it?

Jade McCarthy: Quick Facts

Full Name Jade McCarthy
Birth Date July 20, 1980
Birth Place Newton, Massachusetts, US
Known as Jade McCarthy
Religion Unknown
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Education Mount Holyoke College
Horoscope Cancer
Father’s Name Unknown
Mother’s Name  Unknown
Siblings Sister
Age 44 Years Old
Height 5 feet 6 inches(168 cm)
Weight 58 kgs(128 lbs)
Build Slim
Body Measurements 36-27-36 inches
Hair color Blonde
Eye color Light Brown
Profession SportsCaster
Network NBC Sports Boston
Active Years Undefined
Marital Status  Married
Spouse  Gordon Stead
Net Worth Under review
Social Media Instagram


Merch of Gordon Stead Books
Last Update July, 2024

Who is Jade McCarthy? – Family and Education

Jade McCarthy, who currently works as an anchor for ESPN Network, was born in Newton, Massachusetts, in the United States of America.

Childhood Picture of Jade

One of the well-recognized faces in the world of the sports network, Jade has managed to keep her family matters out of bounds.

To clarify the name and whereabouts of her parents are unknown as of now. But we do know that McCarthy has a sister named Sheila McCarthy. Other than that the information on them is unknown.

Likewise, Jade is an American citizen whose ethnicity belongs happens to be white. Other than that she rode horses competitively for ten years.

As for her education, McCarthy completed her early education at her local high school in Newton. And then, she attended Mount Holyoke College and got her bachelor’s degree.

Jade McCarthy – Age and Body Measurements

The brilliant anchor and commentator, Jade have been invested in this industry for more than a decade now. Young and gorgeous during her prime, Jade still exudes charm and class in her 40s. The American sportscaster is 40 years old and was born on July 20, 1980.

Her star sign is Cancer, which means she is passionate, emotional, and sometimes stubborn. But who is not really?

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Then moving on, Jade is also lauded for her beauty and charm shown on-camera. She is 5 feet 6 inches(168 cm) tall and weighs around 58 kgs(128 lbs).

Not to mention, Jade’s slim figure measures 36-27-36 inches, giving her a perfect hourglass shape.

Moreover, her enchanting light brown eyes and blonde hair add more to her beauty- something that is still on par with her prime years.

Jade McCarthy – Professional Career

Jade McCarthy, an Emmy award winner, started her career with the WGGB-TV in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Despite the lack of information, we are sure she got the job right after graduating from Mount Holyoke College. After working there for a few years, the young Jade moved to WAFF, the NBC affiliate located in Huntsville, Alabama.

Then Jade left work at the WAFF and found a job at WCAU in Philadelphia. There she served as a sports anchor, for which she won various awards, including the Sports Emmy Awards, one of the most prestigious among sports journalists.

Following that, in early 2020, Jade joined the NESN. Along with that, the American host also worked as a part-time host and reporter for SportsDesk.

But sadly, before anything big, the SportsDesk was canceled. Likewise, right after that, McCarthy became the host of the network’s new show titled NESN Daily.

Jade McCarthy ESPN, NBC
Jade McCarthy used to work for ESPN.

After a short tenure, McCarthy left her work at the NESN in August of 2011. It was right after her husband, Gordon relocated to Philadelphia following his new job. However, this did not stop McCarthy from finding suitable work at network stations.

Moreover, in Philadelphia, the young and energetic Jade returned to TV in September 2012. As a result, she joined one of the leading sports networks, ESPN as an anchor for SportsCenter. Without a doubt, McCarthy contributed a lot when she was on ESPN.

Not to mention, her work at ESPN only elevated her status as one of the most sought on-air personalities in the states.

Sadly, Jade, along with the other 99 employees, was laid off by ESPN. The situation took place on April 29, 2017, and many on-air personalities were literally dropped off from the network.

To this date, many victims of that situation criticize the network for its action.

Nonetheless, Jade, who was full of vigor and possibilities, found her spot at NBC Sports Boston. Since September 2018, McCarthy has been active as the host of the network show Opening Drive, which is a New England Patriots pregame show.

More on Jade’s Personal Life – Single or Married? Who is her husband?

Jade has seen her career rise in the past decade, and there’s no doubt how successful she really is. But her career is not the only aspect of her life worth praising.

This brilliant talent and beauty have been successful in her personal life as well.

Yes, the 40-year-old McCarthy is happily married to her husband, Gordon Stead. After dating for a couple of years, the two tied the knot sometime in 2008.

Sadly, the information on his husband, including his profession, is not disclosed in the media at all.

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Thankfully, maybe it’s the secrecy, but the two have been happily married ever since. Not to mention, none of them has been involved with any malicious rumors and controversies that could potentially ruin their marriage.

Likewise, the two love birds, Jade and Gordon welcomed their firstborn, a son in October 2011. They later gave birth to their second child, again a son, in August 2015.

In July 2017, after two years, Jade gave birth to their third child, a daughter. As expected, their names are not revealed for public knowledge.

Even though Jade has kept their names secret, mama Jade is more than happy to post pictures of them on her social media. As a couple, she and her husband take a road trip every summer that involved hiking and mountaineering.

Added to that, Jade is also a self-professed “lover of great stories” and is an avid reader.

Nonetheless, it just shows how happy and content the small family is with their life. We could only wish them more happiness for years to come.

Some of McCarthy’s Favorite Things

  • Hobby: Reading especially love stories, Watching golf on TV
  • Music Genre: Country
  • Song: Song for Another Time by Old Dominion
  • Bible Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways, acknowledge him, and he will direct your paths.”

Net Worth and Income – How much does Jade McCarthy earn in a year?

Because of her decade-long dedication to honing her skills, jade is both praised and admired for her skills.

Not to mention, McCarthy has worked for ESPN, NBC, and other sports-oriented networks. Thanks to it, she has earned herself a hefty net worth of $1 million. 

Although Jade’s net worth has not been specified, considering her status and contribution as a journalist, we expect her income to be somewhere near it.

Likewise, according to online reports, on average, ESPN reporters make around $85,000 annually, which is $41 per hour. That is more than what other reporters make.

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Luckily, Jade must be earning more than the average amount. But like everything, McCarthy has not disclosed her total assets along with her income and other incentives.

Jade McCarthy – Social Media Presence



Common Queries about Jade McCarthy

Where does Jade McCarthy currently work?

Jade McCarthy currently works as a sportscaster for  NBC Sports Boston

Which nationality is Jade McCarthy?

Jade McCarthy is an American national.

Kriti is a senior content writer and editor for biography, news, and gossips. She has previously worked for TVShowStars under the alias "Kira." Besides being an avid reader and anime fan, she loves perusing through YouTube/Spotify and discovering Indie bands.

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