Derrin Horton Biography
Derrin Horton is an American sportscaster who anchors sports coverage for KLTA 5 News at 6, 6:30, 10, and 11 on weeknights, as well as L.A.’s No. 1 “Sports Final” show nightly at 10:45 p.m.
Derrin Horton Age
Derrin was born in Washington, D.C. Horton likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. However, he might be in his 60’s.
Derrin Horton Height
Horton stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Derrin Horton Family
Horton has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Horton has any siblings.
Derrin Horton Wife
Horton got married to Elice Horton in 2015. However, he has not revealed any information about his children as he is private about his personal life.
Derrin Horton Net Worth
Horton has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a Sportscaster.
Derrin Horton Salary
Harton earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Horton.
|How old is Derrin Horton?||Not Available|
|How tall is Derrin Horton?||5 feet 9 inches|
|Who is Derrin Horton married to?||Elice Horton|
|How much money does Derrin Horton earn?||$ 45,000 – $ 110,500|
|How much is Derrin Horton worth?||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Derrin Horton Education
Derrin attended Syracuse University where he received a dual degree in broadcast journalism and political philosophy.
Derrin Horton Career
In Canton, Ohio, he started his professional career as a WHBC-AM radio broadcaster. He moved to Greensboro, N.C., six months later, to host “Black College Sports Today,” and WXII-TV, the NBC affiliate in Winston-Salem, N.C., where he covered football and basketball, as well as the NASCAR circuit in Wake Forest, Duke, UNC, and NC State.
He packed his bags after spending two years in North Carolina and returned to the Midwest to anchor weekend sports for WLWT-TV, the Cincinnati affiliate of NBC.
From there, it was to Fox affiliate WFLD-TV in Chicago, where he hosted all the programming for the Chicago Bears and covered Michael Jordan’s return with the Bulls. The next stop was KDNL-TV in St. Louis, where he covered the first season of the Rams in Missouri and the record-breaking home run chase between Mark McGwire and the Cardinals.
In September of 1998, Derrin moved to Los Angeles and started working on the Conference USA package as a sideline reporter for Fox Sports Net. He finally started calling ESPN as a play-by-play announcer for college football and basketball. He’s also called games for ABC Sports, NFL Network, and Fox Sports Net’s coverage of NFL Europe, as well as working as a sideline reporter for CBS Sports’ coverage of “The Road to the Final 4,” and NBC Sports’ “Bayou Classic.”
For the past 22 years, for some of the largest sports networks in America, Derrin has hosted, anchored, reported, and called play by play. Since 2004, Horton has hosted a number of NFL Network studio shows, including “NFL Total Access,” “Point After,” “College Football Now,” and “Road to the Draft.” In addition to hosting, Derrin has reported for all NFL Network productions from the sidelines, including “NFL GameDay Morning,” and “NFL Total Access on Stage.”
He spent the previous five years at KCAL-TV in Los Angeles, where he anchored “Sports Center,” before joining NFL Network and was the main feature reporter for Los Angeles Lakers basketball coverage on Channel 9. One of his genuine passions is telling stories, and while at KCAL, Derrin won an Emmy for his Special Olympics coverage.
Derrin Horton KTLA 5
Horton is currently working at KTLA 5 where he works alongside other famous KTLA 5 anchors and reporters including ;
- Ellina Abovian
- Frank Buckley
- Liberté Chan
- Kimberly Cheng
- Samantha Cortese
- Rich DeMuro
- Dayna Devon
- Henry DiCarlo
- Kaj Goldberg
- Jennifer Gould
- Steve Hartman
- Kirk Hawkins
- Vera Jimenez
- Doug Kolk
- Mark Kriski
- Tim Lynn
- Brian Webb
- Jennifer McGraw
- Andy Riesmeyer
- Robert Puente
- Mark Mester
- David Pingalore
- Christina Pascucci
- Lu Parker
- Micah Ohlman
- Erin Myers
- Kacey Montoya
- Lynette Romero
- Sam Rubin
- Carlos Saucedo
- Chris Schauble
- Eric Spillman
- Megan Telles
- Glen Walker
- Sara Welch
- Chip Yost
Derrin Horton Social Media Platforms
Horton is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Twitter. He has over 8.5k followers on Twitter.