Kelsey Wingert Bio: Education & Net worth

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Kelsey Wingert works under AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain, covering Colorado Rockies during the baseball season.

Kelsey Wingert is a beautiful, confident, charming American journalist and correspondent field reporter.

MLB fans must be acquainted with Kelsey as she had covered almost all of the Atlanta Braves season.

Kelsey Wingert In A Lavender Dress
Kelsey Wingert In A Lavender Dress (Source: Instagram)

Wingert caught public attention after covering Fox Sports South in 2016, armed with in-depth knowledge and experiences, including several internships.

Following her passion for sports journalism, today, Kelsey has established herself as an accomplished sports journalist.

Look closer at Kesley’s life and her tremendous journey as a journalist today. Let us first start with some quick facts.

Quick Facts

Full Name Kelsey Wingert
Birth Date June 20, 1992
Birth Place Sugar Land, Texas
Nick Name Kelsey
Religion Unknown
Nationality American
Ethnicity White Caucasian
Education Stephen F.Austin High School (2006- 2010)
Louisiana State University (2010-2014)
Horoscope Gemini
Father’s Name Greg Wingert
Mother’s Name Betsy Wingert
Siblings No
Age 31 Years Old
Height 5 ft 7 in  / 1.70 m / 170 cm
Weight 60 kg / 32 lb
Shoe Size Unknown
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Brown eyes
Marital Status Married
Husband Casey Linch
Children No
Profession Journalist
Net Worth Estimated $1-$2 Million
Currently Works At AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Affiliations NFHS, ESPN, Tiger TV, SEC Network, WAFB TV, KALB-TV, FOX Sports
Active Since 2011
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, YouTube 
Last Update April 2024

Early Life, Family, & Education

Kelsey Wingert is a famous journalist born and raised in Sugar Land, Texas, to parents Greg Wingert (father) and Betsy Wingert (mother). 

Sadly, she has not revealed much about her family and siblings. But judging from her social media posts, it seems Kelsey is a single child of her parents.

From an early age, Wingert was highly interested in sports and reporting, and thus she was already sure which profession she would choose.

In one of her interviews, she mentioned, “I felt like sports broadcasting was always something I wanted to do. Then I solidified that in high school.”

Kelsey Wingert Reporting
Kelsey Wingert Reporting (Source: Instagram)

Wingert completed her high school education at Stephen F. Austin High School.

She attended LSU because of the TV broadcast department and majored in Journalism with a minor in sports. Likewise, in college, she started practicing for her journalism career.

Kelsey led the public relations team for Delta Zeta sorority and became a campus correspondent for Excitement and Sports Programming Network (ESPNU).

As a student, she also worked part-time in a local business. And after gathering some experiences from jobs, she debuted as a broadcaster while still in college.

Age & Body Measurement

Kelsey was born on June 20, 1992, making her 31 years old as of 2024.

Her sun sign falls under Gemini as a June born. And from what we know, they are hard-working, honest, and talented at the same time. 

The journalist stands at 1.70 meters and weighs around 132 lb. Sadly, her body measurements are unknown at the moment, while her ethnicity is white.

Also, Kelsey looks gorgeous with her flawless long blonde hair and shining brown eyes.

Professional Life 

Kelsey Wingert was interested in the field of reporting from a very young age. Due to her energetic vocation, she got the chance to work as a correspondent for LSU-based Tiger television in 2011.

Even though the association didn’t give her much exposure, Kelsey’s experience had a massive boost. She became part of the network for two years.

After that, she returned to Texas and started as a sports intern for a Houston-based NBC affiliate, KPRC-TV.

Kelsey also served as a sideline reporter for CST broadcasts and covered high school and college sports.

Besides that, she also worked as an assistant for the SEC Network and then ESPN, and with all of the growth going around, Kesley joined Fox Sports Southwest as a field correspondent for the Louisiana station in 2015.

A year later, after exploring and gaining experience in different networks, she joined MLB and started covering for Atlanta Braves.

Furthermore, she moved to Alexandria, Louisiana, and worked for the NBC/CBS associate KALB-television, where she worked as a sports anchor and reporter.

Kelsey was also a studio host for pre and post-game shows for the Charlotte Hornets and fill-in for the Atlanta Hawks. Moreover, she did studio cut-ins for the Nashville Predators and Carolina Hurricanes as part of her work.

Career With Fox Network

In March 2018, Kelsey signed a two-year contract with Fox Sports Network, keeping her on board as a Braves columnist for two years. It was one of the most significant parts of Kelsey’s career.

Later in the 2020 season, despite being popular with many Braves fans covering for the last four years, Kelsey got replaced by former NBC SportsNet Chicago Kelly Crull for Braves coverage.

She left Braves by saying a heartfelt parting message,

“#BravesCountry, it’s been an incredible four seasons, but I’m really sad to say that my time with Fox Sports South is coming to an end over the next few weeks,” Wingert wrote to her Twitter followers.

“I’m so excited for the next chapter and will keep you guys posted as I move forward in my career.”

However, the exact reason behind her replacement remains unknown. 

Kelsey Wingert Horse Riding
Kelsey Wingert Horse Riding (Source: Instagram)

AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain appointed Kelsey to cover the Rockies in 2022. She also hosted a podcast with former MLB pitcher Peter Moylan, Farm to Fame, about baseball prospects on Jomboy Media.

On February 2, 2023, Colorado Rockies and AT&T SportsNet announced the 2023 spring broadcast schedule, which will broadcast six Spring Training games.

Starting on 11 March, it will include an all-female broadcast and a Big League Weekend (Part 2) broadcast from Las Vegas on March 18. Kelsey Wingert and Marc Stout also joined as sideline reporters.

Kelsey Wingert Stadium Accident

In 2018, Kelsey Wingert had an eye injury while on duty covering a game between the Braves and Philadelphia Phillies.

It was a regular game until a center field hit a foul ball that unexpectedly landed on Wingert’s face.

She got hit with a foul ball by Odubel Herrera of Philadelphia, breaking her eye socket.

Kesley’s eye socket got severely fractured in that incident, making her briefly hospitalized and took a break from work to recover from it. 

She had a speedy recovery and returned to work in a few days. Kelsey again had an accident at the stadium in 2022.

After joining AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain, a foul ball struck at 95 MPH and hit her in the forehead.

It required five hours of stitches and follow-up plastic surgery, and she returned to the field after getting married.

At the time, Alison Vigil was the producer who rode back with her in the ambulance. She thanked the team for their support.

Net Worth & Income

Kelsey, very successful in her journalism career, has earned a hefty amount of money and holds a high net worth.

According to sources, the journalist has accumulated a net worth of around $1-$2 million as of 2024.

Besides her net worth, Kelsey earns an estimated average salary of $122,546 annually. But she has not fully disclosed her exact income to the public.

Besides that, she has also worked with networks and has earned a good amount adding a rise to her net worth.

Moreover, she supports organ donation and is involved in two organizations Organ Donor and Donates A Life, for good deeds. 

Not to mention, Kelsey also owns the Range Rover car, which costs around  $37,795 to $89,160. She is living a lavish life and is fond of traveling to exotic places with her family.

She even bought a house with her husband on March 8, 2022, in Acworth, Georgia.

Personal Life

Kelsey’s personal life has been under the radar of the public. Her fans are interested to know about her hips and happenings in her life.

This beautiful broadcaster, Kelsey, married Casey Linch on June 4, 2022, at Foxhall Resort in Douglasville, Georgia.

We do not know where they met and when they started to date, but they began to post pictures of each other on March 2020.

Since then, they frequently updated about their ventures together, and finally, after two years, they tied the knot in the presence of their loved ones.

Kelsey Wingert On Her Wedding Day With Her Husband Casey
Kelsey Wingert On Her Wedding Day With Her Husband Casey (Source: Instagram)

She was in a relationship with her former boyfriend, Jordan Phillips, an insurance expert.

Kelsey kept her previous relationship private and did not disclose any information, like how and when they first met and started dating.

In 2017, Kelsey uploaded a picture on social media stating that she was engaged. However, the couple never came with good news; her last post with Jordan was on 17 March 2017.

After that, she did not update any information about her relationship with him. Likewise, we do not know where Jordan is, and his other information is nowhere to be found.

Social Media Presence

Kelsey Wingert is active on social media and has a huge fan following. She mainly uses Twitter and Instagram to connect with her fans and followers.

Moreover, she is on Twitter as @KelsWingert and has 99.2k followers; she joined the platform in January 2011.

Similarly, she is available on Instagram as @Kelswingert and has around 58.2k followers.

Kelsey also has her own YouTube channel with 250 subscribers; she has posted a few videos on her channel.

Popularity Graph

Kelsey Wingert is a journalist who has worked with various networks; with her incredible hard work, she has made a name for herself.

Kelsey Wingert Popularity Graph
Kelsey Wingert Popularity Graph (Source: Google)

The popularity graph shows the wavelength from the last twelve months. She was highly searched online for information regarding her injuries and her current network.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

Who replaced  Kelsey Wingert?

After her accident, the former NBC Sports Chicago sportscaster, Kelly Crull, replaced Kelsey Wingert on the Atlanta Braves broadcast team.

Does Kelsey Wingert have children?

No, Kelsey Wingert does not have children. She married her boyfriend, Casey Linch, in 2022. 

The Giants' Austin Slater hit a foul ball off the Rockies' Daniel Bard in the top of the ninth inning, and the ball hit Wingert, who was seated in the first-base camera well while reporting for AT&T Sportsnet. Because of the depth of the wound, she got internal and external stitches.

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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  1. I also hope Kelsey wingers is doing well, and I do wish there was more information about what what she’s doing now!


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