I have always had a healthy respect for women who have achieved celebrity status and still have a happy marriage and an exemplary home. Leeann Tweeden is such a woman. She is an American radio station, model, and sports commentator, a celebrity with a net worth of around $3 million who lives in marital bliss with her spouse Chris Dougherty, and the couple has two lovely children to show for their years together.
Leeann Velez Tweeden, popularly known to her fans as Leeann Tweeden, was born on June 13, 1973, the daughter of father Bill Tweeden, a retired Air Force chief mechanic, and mother Catherine Tweeden. She was born in Manassas City, Virginia, United States of America, she is an American by nationality and her ethnicity is a combination of Spanish, Filipino, and Norwegian. Leeann’s star sign is Gemini, and she currently resides in Los Angeles, California, and works in Hollywood.
Leeann attended Osbourn Park High School, which she graduated from in 1991. She later studied political science at Santa Monica College, but eventually transferred to UCLA. She went to Hollywood to pursue a career as a model. To make ends meet, she took a job as a hostess at a Hooters restaurant in 1992. While working at the restaurant, she appeared on their 1994 calendar.
Leeann’s big break came in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she won the Venus International Model Search. This achievement led to national recognition, which included an enduring role as a fitness model on a popular television show called Fitness Beach. She has worked as a model for promotional work with well-known outfits such as Venus International, Fredericks of Hollywood, and Hooters.
In 1996, Leeann appeared in a fitness model in a picture for Playboy magazine in a non-nude pose. Nevertheless, the renowned model with hostess had another appearance for the same magazine in 2011, but this time she was pictured naked. Leeann was 38 years old when she appeared naked. She appeared again in the December 2011 issue of Playboy and also posed nude in a nude portrait. Leeann was featured as a guest character, where she played the role of a motorcyclist in the motocross video game Freestyle. She appeared as a cover girl in the March 2007 issue of FHM, which happened to be the last printed US issue. She was one of the Top Hooters Girls of all time. Leeann has toured with the USO at least sixteen times, including twelve tours to Afghanistan and Iraq.
Leeann Tweeden worked as a correspondent for Fox Sports Networks, which was rated the best sports show between 2001 and 2007. She also worked as a presenter on the NBC television series Poker After Dark in 2008 and appeared on the political discussion series Hannity in 2011 and 2012. The Model cum Reporter became part of the Great American Panel, and sporadically she appears on the Red Eye podium with Greg Gutfeld.
She took part in the pre and post-game coverage of the Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Fox Sports 1 West. Leeann currently works alongside Ariel Helwani and Kenny Florian for Fox Sports UFC Tonight and is also the news anchor for the morning show McIntyre in the Morning in Los Angeles on KABC, 790 AM from 5 to 10 am. She became part of the show on February 7, 2017.
Husband (Chris Dougherty)
Leeann Tweeden is irrefutably married to her former boyfriend Chris Dougherty. Chris is a well-known American actor and director. The prominent couple closed the wedding knot on July 4, 2010, and their marriage is blessed with two children, a son Kane and a daughter Kaiavale. The couple lives in marital bliss and there is no prospect of divorce for them. Remarkably, before her marriage to Chris, Leeann had affairs with other men like Josh Beckett and Ben Bostrom.
5 Facts you Need to Know about Leeann Tweeden
Leeann is a renowned American radio station, model, and sports commentator. Since February 2017 until today she has been working every morning as a news anchor for McIntyre at Radio 790 KABC in Los Angeles.
The well-known model cum presenter studied at Osbourn Park High School, where she graduated in 1991. She went to Santa Monica College to study political science, but eventually transferred to UCLA.
Leeann is visibly married to Chris Dougherty since 2010 and they are blessed with two children – a son Kane and a daughter Kaiavale. The couple have been married for seven fertile years and divorce is out of the question for them.
Salary, Net Worth
Leeann Tweeden earns a good salary from her work at NBC and Fox Sports 1, her annual salary is set at $363,636 and her net worth is estimated at $3 million.
Leeann stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs 54 kg. Her eye color is brown and she is a brunette. Her body measurements are 34-26-30.