Kate Abdo Biography – Kate Abdo Wiki
Kate Abdo (maiden name Giles) is a British sports broadcaster and host of CBS Sports’ coverage of the UEFA Champions League. She has been working for CBS Sports since 2020. She is also a presenter on DAZN Boxing.
Prior to joining CBS Sports, Kate worked for FOX Sports. She was the host for FOX Sports’ marquee soccer lineup, Premier Boxing Champions’ prefight and fight programming and INSIDE PBC BOXING, the official news and information show for the PBC on FOX and FS1.
Kate joined FOX Sports in 2017 after moving to the network from Sky Sports in the UK, where she worked since 2014. The highly acclaimed British journalist previously anchored at Sky Sports in the UK and hosted the FIFA Ballon d’Or ceremonies in 2014, 2015 and 2016, during which she presented Cristiano Ronaldo with his third and fourth awards as the world’s best player and Lionel Messi with his fifth. She also hosted Sky Sports’ acclaimed coverage of the Premier League’s Deadline Day, as well as a range of European Soccer and all of Sky’s prime-time pay per view boxing.
Kate began her sports broadcasting career at DW-TV, a German TV channel. She joined CNN in 2009, hosting a London-based daily sports show, covering a variety of leagues around the world. Abdo made her mark at Sky Deutschland as lead anchor and face of the network’s Sky Sports News channel, before moving to Sky Sports in the UK in 2014.
Throughout her career she has conducted notable interviews with some of international football’s all-time greats, including such as Maradona, Pele, Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar, Pep Guardiola, Zinedine Zidane and many others.
In 2022, she will cover her fourth FIFA World Cup™ in Qatar after hosting assignments at FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™, FIFA World Cup Russia 2018™ and FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™.
She has also covered Champions League, Europa League, FA Cup and Bundesliga throughout her career, in addition to hosting FOX Sports’ extensive coverage of the Mayweather-McGregor fight live from Las Vegas, and other prime-time boxing events on the network.
Kate Abdo Age
She was born Kate Giles on 8 September 1981 in Manchester, England.
Kate Abdo Parents
Presenter Kate Abdo has never publicly revealed the names of her parents. She mentioned her parents while speaking in an interview about her first soccer memory. Her first soccer memory came when her dad took her to Liverpool’s Anfield Stadium to cheer on his beloved team, Manchester United.
“Much to my mom’s disgust,” Kate said with a laugh. Kate’s mother was rooting for Liverpool. Kate revealed that she wasn’t a diehard soccer fan until that day. “I didn’t feel hooked until I experienced a game live.”
Kate Abdo Husband
Is Kate Abdo married? She was reportedly married to Ramtin Abdo, who is a German businessman.
Kate Abdo Divorce
Her marriage to Ramtin Abdo reportedly ended in divorce.
Kate Abdo Partner
CBS Sports Champions League host Kate Abdo is reportedly dating Barak Bess, a TV and radio personality. He is the host of The DAZN Boxing Show on DAZN Boxing and radio personality on SiriusXM Fight Nation.
Kate Abdo Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Kate Abdo Ethnicity
She is of Guyanese ethnicity through her maternal grandmother.
Kate Abdo Languages
Kate is a very talented linguist, who can speak multiple languages. She speaks fluent English, French, Spanish and German. She has a first-class degree in European languages from the University of Salford, and she studied translating and interpreting at the University of Malaga for two years.
Kate Abdo Accent
CBS Sports presenter Kate Abdo is an accent Mozart. She is able is speak with an American accent, French accent, Spanish accent and a German accent.
Kate Abdo Leather
The DAZN presenter has appeared on TV wearing a skin-tight black leather skirt, leather trousers, leather tops and leather knee-high boots.
Kate Abdo Religion
She hasn’t revealed her religious beliefs.
Her Instagram is @kateabdo.