Lindsay Rhodes Bio: Early Life & Personal Life

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Lindsay Rhodes’ long rise to fame as a versatile sportscaster and TV personality from the sidelines to the NFL Network.

Lindsay Rhodes is a self-made wonder woman who is always forward to maintaining her integrity and self-worth as a woman in sports.

She is a journalist, sportscaster, and television personality, well-known for her NFL debut and hosting. 

Lindsay is a proud Emmy award winner and a notable mom figure. She is famous for her robust and prominent voice as a reporter who shows a wild share of herself in all the needed circumstances.

Lindsay Rhodes Is An American Sportscaster, Journalist And Television Personality
Lindsay Works As A Reporter For The NFL Network (Source:

Lindsay hosts The NFL Rhodes Show with Lindsay Rhodes SiriusXM, and in her 2023 episode, the recent guest was Albert Breer.

The general facts on her are shortly tabled below; know more about her.

Quick Facts

Full Name Lindsay Overman-Soto Rhodes
Date Of Birth December 31, 1976
Birth Place El Toro, California, United States
Nick Name N/A
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Education University of Southern California (BA)
Horoscope Pisces
Age 47 Years Old
Height 5’6″/1.67 m/167 cm
Weight 56 kg/123 lb.
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Dark Brown
Shoe Size 8.5
Profession Sportscaster
Affiliations NFL
Active Years 1998–Present
Marital Status Married
Spouse Matt Rhodes (2012–Present)
  • Son (2014)
  • Daughter (Clayton Lee Rhodes) (2017)
Net Worth $1.3 Million
Social media Instagram, Twitter
Last Update April 2024

Early Life & Family

Lindsay Rhodes was born on February 26, in El Toro, California, United States.

As per the sources, Lindsay’s father was an insurance agent, while her mother was a homemaker; Her parents were believed to be divorced.

She is the youngest of all the siblings; however, the number of siblings and their ages or names are not disclosed.

For her academic background, she graduated from El Toro High School in Lake Forest, California, in 1994 with sharpened editing and writing skills.

She also used to work as the sports editor for her high school yearbook.

After high school, she graduated from the University of Southern California in 1998, majoring in Broadcast Journalism.

During her college tenure, she enrolled as an intern in the USC Athletic Department and at Fox Sports Net, which polished her skills.

Age, Height, Weight, & Measurements

Rhodes is 47 years old. She stands 1.67 m tall and weighs around 123 lb.

Additionally, she has an oval-cut face with beautiful blonde hair and captivating deep brown eyes.

Professional Career

Although Lindsay Rhodes started as an intern in 1998, her official profession began in 1999 as a journalist.

She worked for ABC affiliated with KVEW-TV in Yakima, Washington, covering weekend sports and weekday news reporting.

Fox Sports Network

A year later, from her first job, Lindsay moved to work with a Fox affiliate in Santa Barbara, California, where she was a weekday sports anchor.

Consequently, after years of association with Fox Sports Network West, she was made full-time in January 2003.

Over time, Lindsay stood out for her dedication and professionalism and was titled “one of the most visible reporters and anchors.”

Along with her high school coverages, she got involved with various roles on FSN West/FSN Prime Ticket: sideline reporter for USC/UCLA football, Los Angeles Avengers, and Los Angeles Sparks telecasts.

Lindsey In Her Early Years
Lindsay Rhodes In Her Early Years (Source: AudioBoom)

Besides those, she also appeared in the FSN broadcasts of the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, UCLA Bruins, USC Trojans, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, hosted for Southern California Sports Report, and L.A. Times High School Spotlight.

Lindsay also co-hosted the High School Spotlight with Sean Farnham. She anchored the coverage of FSN Prime Ticket’s High School Game of the Week.

Not to mention, Lindsay had witnessed and covered the unfortunate incident in the 2005 Avengers game as a sideline reporter.

That accident killed the Avengers defensive tackle Al Lucas after suffering a spinal cord injury.

In due course of time, Lindsay was able to cover for the prestigious 2008 Summer Olympics as the sports desk reporter for NBC Sports and the College Football on Versus as a reporter for NHL on Versus.

National Football League 

Soto joined NFL Network as a sportscaster and an anchor in the fall of 2008.

Later she joined NFL Total Access as an anchor in 2011 and worked there till 2020. She started co-hosting alongside Scott Hanson after 2018.

Lindsay now hosts The NFL Rhodes Show with Lindsay Rhodes SiriusXM, which brings NFL coverage for football enthusiasts.

On the Feb. 15, 2023, episode of the show, she was joined by the American football journalist and reporter for Sports Illustrated’s MMQB, Albert Breer.

They talked about the wild Super Bowl LVII, including the performance of Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts, and the emotional rollercoaster Eagles’ and Chiefs’ went through.

Awards & Nomination

Rhodes’ major award was the Los Angeles area Emmy Award for Best Sports Reporting at FSN West in 2004.

In 2005, she was nominated for the Michael Rivas Story in the Los Angeles area Emmy Award: Best Sports Feature.

Later in 2010, Lindsay received the American Women in Radio and Television: GENII Award and the Excellence in Sports Reporting Award.

Net Worth & Salary

The net worth of Lindsay Rhodes is estimated to be $1.3 million, with an annual salary of $43,640. Lindsay reportedly has lower earnings than her colleague, Cris Mckendry, whose annual is $500k.

Lindsay contributes to her income mainly from her two-decades-long journalism career in NFL as a sportscaster and reporter.

However, it is also a little aid from her successes in the news industry. Lindsay has more net worth than her fellow journalist Kevin Harlan.

Personal Life, Husband & Kids

People’s lives are mysterious; however, the ones of celebrities are even more confusing. Until today, very little is known about Lindsay’s personal life.

She met her life’s love, Matt Rhodes, in 2011, and just after a year of a relationship, they married on February 19, 2012.

According to the source, the couple had quite an elegant and stylish way of tying the knot at a private ceremony.

Unlike every celebrity, Rhodes keeps her spouse from the limelight.

After her marriage, Lindsay officially announced her status and changed her name from Lindsay Soto to Lindsay Rhodes. She tweeted, “Marriage. It’s a name changer.”

The duo has a baby boy born in 2014, but his name has not been disclosed yet, and a baby girl (Clayton Lee Rhodes) was born in 2017.

Social Media Presence

Lindsay Rhodes is one of the most successful women on the TV screen with her spiritual growth and relentless self-discovery. She has a huge fanbase who loves and misses her in NFL. 

The sportscaster is active on Instagram and has 36.2k followers. Likewise, she has 85.2k followers on Twitter. 

  • Instagram 36.2 K Followers
  • Twitter 85.2 K Followers

Search Graph

Lindsay Rhodes’s graph shows average mobility from Aug. to Jan. 2023.

Search Graph Of Lindsay Rhodes
Lindsay Rhodes’ Search Graph (Source: Google Trend)

The graph illustrates the search rate for the past 12 months.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

What happened to Lindsay Rhodes of the NFL Network?

As for now, Lindsay Rhodes has left NFL Total Access. However, there is no detailed and exact information on why she left or if it was her break. After she left Total Access, her fans have been pouring comments on her social media to join the NFL again.

How old is Lindsay Rhodes?

Since Lindsay was born on December 31, 1976, she is 46 years old now.

Who is Lindsay Rhodes married to?

The sportscaster is married to Matt Rhodes.

Rajani Gurung
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