Jill Arrington: Early life, Career, Husband & Net worth

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Even Aphrodite is a wishy-washy copy of her beauty. Jill Arrington is the ever-so-talented and highest-paid sports broadcaster, tennis announcer, and reporter of her time.

Hailing from Georgia’s Conyers town, Jill was named Tiffany Arrington on her birth dated July 27, 1972. Her father was a former professional football player Rick Arrington, and her mother was Mary Jane Odum.

Both of her parents were keenly interested and active in athletics.

Speaking of her ethnic group, Arrington belongs to a white background and is an American by birth.

Jill Arrington

Similarly, she made guest presences on many shows and occasions, which correspondingly fetched her to the glare of publicity. Besides, Jill is also part of diverse officialdoms and events.

Jill was placed forty-eight on Maxim magazine’s Hot 100 Women of 2002 and seventy on FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women of 2003.

 Let’s know more about her Age, Height, Early Life, Career, Husband, Net worth, Scandals, and Instagram. 

But look at her fast facts first!

Quick Facts about Jill Arrington

Full Name Tiffany “Jill” Arrington
Popular As Jill Arrington
Date of Birth 1972, July 27
Place f Birth Conyers, Georgia (USA)
Nick/Pet Name Jill
Religion Unknown
Nationality American
Ethnic Belonging Caucasian
Father’s Name Rick Arrington
Mother’s Name Mary Jane Odum
Number  of Siblings One sister
Sister’s Name Heather Joy Arrington
Education University of Miami
Zodiac Sign Leo
Age 51 Years Old
Height 5 Feet 8 Inch
Weight 56
Eye color Blue
Hair color Blonde
Shoe Size Unavailable
Body Measurement 33-24-35
Figure Petite
Marital Status Divorced
Former Partner Dean Panaro
Boyfriend Not Known
Children 1 Daughter
Daughter’s Name Presley Kate Panaro
Occupation Sports journalist, TV host
Net worth $ 9million
Salary $ 500,000 per year
Active Since 2008
Pets Unknown
Current works Taking a break
Social Handle InstagramTwitterLinkedIn
Merch Poster
Last Update May, 2024


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Jill Arrington | Early life and parents

As a child, Jill was very athletic. She also teamed with little league softball at the age of six. She was incredibly, very close to her dad as he used to coach her too.

Having said that, Jill was hooked on tennis, and she was inspired to play by her mom, and her grandmom gifted her the very first racket.

she said,” One of the many fond memories in all my years playing youth softball was finding out my team name, colors, & uni’s each season. “A” is for Arrington. Dad was Always my coach! “

Interestingly her father, Rick Arrington, was a retired Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, and together, they experienced many well-earned championships.

Additionally, He taught her how to play golf as a teenager, becoming her favorite sport. She also was an active cheerleader during her school days.

Little Jill Arrington

Jill graduated in 1994 from the University of Miami; she duple majored in journalism and political science and minored in theatre.

She was also an associate of the university’s tennis squad, was designated as the university’s Orange Bowl princess, and amalgamated with Delta Gamma sorority.

Jill Arrington | Age, Height & Body Measurements

Jill is 49 years young and aging like a good old wine that gets better with age. With a perfect 33-24-35 body and 56 kg of weight, this petite and athletic beauty has every eye set on her while she presents.

With those blue eyes as deep as the ocean itself, a smile that can drop the heartbeat, and a tone of confidence while she talks or hosts the show, it is so worth witnessing.

This gorgeous lady has presented everything from tennis to arena football, college football, and the NFL. Her fine looks have been noted in numerous men’s magazines, including Playboy, the most famous one.

To merely blow her off as a bimbo because she is beautiful is an insult to her expertise. Indeed, her career has been heightened by her looks, but that’s not anything innovative on TV.

The blame that other capable females are getting bounced for profitable jobs by these broadcasting beauties is groundless.

In the most uncomplicated way, Arrington is the utmost capable woman. Good appearances aren’t everything, but Jill has got both looks and talent.

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Jill Arrington | Career

Before Childbirth

Initially, Arrington started her career as a producer. After graduating from the university, she began producing a show for nationally syndicated entertainment called Main Floor.

She worked as a producer for five years for that program, and she was also one of the producers for Paramount’s Real TV for a year.

Arrington then set her foot in the sports world in 1999, working as a sideline reporter for Fox Sports. She usually covered women’s tennis and features for FOX NFL Sunday.

Later, she became co-host of FOX Sport’s NFL Under the Helmet for a season.

Moreover, she also worked on TNN as the host of the Arena Football League’s pre-game show.

While working as a host, she worked as a sideline reporter for arena football games for three seasons.

Jill Arrington

After working on TNN as a host and sideline reporter, she joined CBS Sports as the lead sideline reporter. She worked for four years, reporting on the Southeastern Conference College Football, US Open Tennis tournament, and The NFL Today show.

She worked on ESPN as the lead college football sideline reporter for primetime games and as a feature reporter on ESPN College Gameday for a year.

After Childbirth

Afterward, Arrington took a break for five years from her work to raise her daughter. Nevertheless, she returned to FOX Sports in the year 2010.

Later, She was the host of FSN’s NASCAR, College Football Saturday Preview, Verizon NFL Mobile Updates on FOX NFL Sunday, FoxSportsFlash, NFL Online OT, and sports anchor for FoxSports1’s 3 Things to know.

Furthermore, Arrington started working as a sports anchor in Los Angeles for the duopoly of KCBS-TV/KCAL-TV in October 2015.

She hosted a live half-hour sports nightly news show anchored on evening newscasts and reported at various LA sporting events.

She left her job as a sports anchor at KCBS-TV/KCAL-TV in September 2018.

Jill Arrington’s Rumors

Arrington had several divorce rumors, which started in 2008, but there was no confirmation.

A picture of young Jill Arrington

But in 2015, she updated her Twitter bio as ‘single mom,’ which seems like the couple got divorced nearly in 2014.

As for now, there are no rumors or information about her boyfriend, dating life, and extra-marital relationships.

Jill Arrington | Net Worth

As we all know, Jill is pretty active in American sports media and was one of the highest-paid sportscasters of the KBCS/KACL-FM.

We can all assume she has made a tremendous amount of money.

But sadly, She was paid nearly $60,000 less every year than the male counterpart she replaced. She said one head of a company turned to his substitute and said, “This one talks more than my wife.” This was a very unfair thing for her.

In fact, Jill’s net worth was around 9 million dollars in 2019.

Not only from her sportscaster career but also her acting career, she might have added a decent amount of money as she has appeared in an endorsement for Nike and Zima and performed voice-over work for Madden NFL 2005.

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Jill Arrington | Personal Life

Arrington was married to Dean Panaro, a four-time NCAA Champion diver, talent agent, and actor. They first met each other in Miami and dated for a couple of years.

 On August 18, 2001, Arrington and Panaro got married in a grand wedding ceremony at the Bel Air Hotel in Los Angeles.

In the same year, Playboy ranked her the sexiest sportscaster. In 2002, she was ranked 48th on Maxim’s Hot 100 women and ranked 70th on FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women in 2003. 

The couple was blessed with a daughter after three years, whom they named Presley Kate Panaro.

The mother-daughter duo, Jill and Kate

After having a baby, she devoted all of her time to her and returned to work from her maternity leave in 2010, but now she is on a break.

Jill Arrington | Social Media Presence

Arrington is one of the hottest and brightest females of our generation. She is present on Instagram, Twitter, and Linkedin.

She has around one thousand followers on Instagram, where she mainly posts about sports and some pictures with her daughter.

On Twitter, she has around 26.2k followers, and she joined the site in August of 2012; as from her Twitter bio, she is a believer, mother, lover of sports, and luxury traveler.

In LinkedIn, she has around 500+ connections where we can see more information about various jobs that she worked.

@Jill_Arrington – Instagram– 1000 followers

Jill Arrington – Twitter– 26.2k followers  -29.6k tweets

Jill Arrington- Linkedin– 500+


Arrington has quite a fame in zoom as well. Click Jill Arrington – Zoom to visit her Zoom Info profile.

Jill Arrington | FAQs

How is Jill related to Dakota Fanning and Elle Fanning?

Arrington is the aunt of actresses Dakota and Elle Fanning. Their mom Heather Joy Arrington is Jill’s sister.

Is Jill Arrington Bisexual?

We still don’t know Jill’s Sexual Orientation; feel free to comment if you know!

Does Jill Arrington smoke, drink, and do weed?

Jill Arrington doesn’t smoke or do weed, but she said she likes drinking occasionally.

Why did Jill Arrington Divorce her husband?

Her divorce case is still unknown, but rumor has it that Dean cheated on her. We are not sure if that happened.

Does Jill Date someone before Dean?

She was one time alleged to have a boyfriend, but she denied saying that Dean is her initial and last love.

Did Jill shoot for Playboy magazine?

Jill did win the sexiest sportscaster contest in 2000 but turned down the $M offer to pose.

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Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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