Where Is Jill Arrington Now? Her Husband, Family, Age, Height & Facts

Published Date: 10 Sep, 2020 Updated date: 10 Sep, 2020 By Daniel Roffer

One of the most famous female sportscasters, Jill Arrington has dedicated her two decades covering the sports. A single mother, she is now taking a break but her passion for sports is endless.

American sportscaster and reporter Jill Arrington is known for covering numerous sports events on ESPN and Fox Sports. She previously worked as a sports anchor at CBS-owned KCBS-TV and KCAL 9 in Los Angeles.

Jill Arrington Bio; Age, Family, Height

Tiffany Cher Arrington was born on 27 July 1972 in Conyers, Georgia, the United States that makes her 48 years of age. She is the youngest daughter of former football player Rick Arrington and Mary Jane Odum. Her father Rick played as a football quarterback for the NFL team Philadelphia Eagles from 1970-73. He later became a softball coach for her.

Arrington has an elder sister named Heather Joy Arrington, who was a tennis player. She is the aunt of actresses Dakota Fanning and Elle Fanning as they are the daughters of her 53-year-old sister Heather.

After high school, she went to the University of Miami. There, she graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism and political science with a minor in theater arts at age 22 in 1994. A lady with an attractive physique, she stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters).

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Her Career; ESPN, Fox Sports, CBS

Jill began her career as a reporter and producer on Main Floor, a Miami Beach-based syndicated fashion and health show. In 1999, she joined Fox Sports and started covering sports as a sideline reporter. There, she covered women’s tennis, features for FOX NFL Sunday, and co-hosted the weekly show NFL Under the Helmet. Moreover, she was a host of the Arena Football League’s pregame show on TNN, as well as the sideline reporter for arena football games.

In 2000, Arrington moved to CBS Sports as the lead sideline reporter. She covered the Southeastern Conference College Football and US Open Tennis tournament for four years. From 2004 to 2005, she worked as a lead college football sideline reporter for ESPN, covering college football games.

After taking break for family reason, she returned to Fox Sports in 2010. At Fox Sports, she hosted numerous programs including Totally NASCAR, College Football Saturday Preview, FoxSportsFlash, and NFL Online OT. Similarly, she hosted and reported America’s Pregame on FS1. After Fox Sports, she worked as sports anchor and at KCBS-TV and KCAL 9 for three years until 2018.

Where Is She Now?

Arrington is now taking a break from her career but her Instagram post evinces that her passion on sports is endless.

She often posts throwback pictures of her sportscasting work on her Instagram. It looks like she misses her job much and would return on her work covering sports soon.

Married Life; Husband, Children

The 48-year-old was married to talent agent Dean Panaro. The duo tied the wedding knot on 18 August 2001. Dean is 4 time NCAA Champion diver who is a Hollywood talent agent at his own Dean Panaro Talent.


Jill and her husband welcomed a daughter named Presley Kate Panaro on 18 June 2004. However, the couple divorced after 13 years of their marriage in 2014. She is now raising her daughter as a single mother.

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Some Interesting Facts About Jill Arrington

  • Jill was ranked #1 in the top ten list of sexiest sportscaster of the year by the Playboy magazine in 2001.
  • In 2002, she was ranked #62 in the list of Stuff magazine’s “102 Sexiest Women In The World.”
  • She started playing tennis at the age of three and was a tennis player at the University of Miami.
  • Her first game coverage was a 1999 game of Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots in Foxboro.
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