|Sports Commentator, Sports Journalist
|United States of America
|Princeton University, University of Miami
Stephania Bell is a physical therapist turned author and a sports commentator for ESPN as an American football injury analyst. She is the co-host of Fantasy Focus on ESPN Radio and the co-author of Clinical Orthopaedic Assessment Guide.
Bell was born on May 20, 1966, in San Francisco, California. She graduated high school from Maderia School in McLean, Virginia. Bell grew up with a brother and her loving parents. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Arts from Princeton University in 1987 and a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Miami in 1991.
The licensed physical therapist was born on May 20, 1966, making her 56 years old now. She was born in San Francisco, California and grew up in Mountain View, California, which she prefers to call her hometown. The therapist seems to be very secretive with her personal data. She therefore, has shared a lot of information about her personal life as parents and siblings
Stephania Bell is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Licensed Physical Therapist and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. In 2008, she joined ESPN as a senior writer and injury specialist for football.
Previously, he worked for Kaiser Permanente in San Jose, California. Additionally, she has also taught at Samuel Merritt College and the University of Kansas on the faculty of physical therapy. In addition, she is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapist (AAOMPT) and the APTA (American Physical Therapist Association). He has received several awards and accolades including AAOMPT John McM. Mennell Service Award.
Who is the husband of Stephania Bell?
Bell is not married right now, but Erik Kuselias is said to be her boyfriend. Even though the reporter is well-known, she doesn’t want people to get involved in her personal life, so she avoids the media.
But even though Bell was careful, she couldn’t stay out of the news in late 2009 because of her relationship with a coworker.
Bell’s Affair with Kuselias
Kuselias, who worked at ESPN, got drunk at a Super Bowl Monday Night Football party and told a female ESPN employee, “I would like to f*** you.” The worker told HR how bad he was.
After this happened, his then-wife Holly Sonders hired a private investigator who found out that Kuselias was having an affair with Stephania, who also worked at ESPN. This was reported in Bleacher Report.
Career and life achievements
After graduation, he taught at the University of Kansas for five years. In addition, she has also worked as a professor at Samuel Merritt College and has lectured on various topics. Meanwhile, she has also started blogging. With her medical background, she started blogging and reviewing player injuries and also coming up with the right training activity. In addition, she has also written blogs about the injuries of elite athletes like Alex Rodriguez and Tiger Woods for other sports, except also soccer players.
In 2008, ESPN hired Stephania as their lead writer and she became a regular columnist for the blog’s injury analyst. She has served as co-host of ESPN Radio’s ‘Fantasy Focus.’ For her dedication, she received ESPN’s first award for a Newswomen’s Club of New York Cover Award. She recognizes women journalists in the New York metropolitan area for her excellence in journalism.
What is the Net Worth of Bell?
Most of Bell’s money comes from her job as a TV host for ESPN, which brings in about $3 million a year. Bell appears on Fantasy Football Now, Fantasy Focus Football, ESPN Radio, NFL Live, UFC on ESPN+, and Baseball Tonight.
The 56-year-job old’s at ESPN brings in about $100,000 a year. A journalist at ESPN makes about $76,000 a year on average, but Bell seems to have more than one job and is paid more.
Bell is private and doesn’t like to talk about her life on social media. She only talks about her work. So, we don’t know much about her personal life, but she has traveled a lot and posted pictures of herself in exotic and expensive places.
Bell’s Job before he joined ESPN
Before coming to ESPN, the reporter worked in San Jose, California, for Kaiser Permanente. She taught at the Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship for Kaiser Permanente in Northern California.
She was also a consultant for athletes and performers with complicated health problems. Before she joined ESPN, Bell worked as an injury analyst for KFFL, RotoWire, and XM Radio.
In 2008, ESPN hired the 56-year-old woman to work as a senior writer and injury analyst. She has been on ESPN’s NFL, Fantasy Football, Sports Center, The Fantasy Show, Fantasy Football Now, and ESPN Audio’s Fantasy Focus Football podcast on a regular basis.
Bell has been a part of both Fantasy Football Now and the Fantasy Focus Football podcast since they began in 2008. She is in the movie with Field Yates and Matthew Berry. The reporter is one of the best in a field dominated by men, like BBC’s Nuala McGovern. Bell has written about NFL players like Davante Adams, Rob Kelley, Dough Baldwin, Jordan Reed, and Jimmy Graham.
The veteran journalist is also very active on different social media platforms. He has a personal and verified account on these social networking sites. On Twitter, she goes for the handle @StephaniaESPN having 272k followers. She has an Instagram account @ stephaniab87 with 23.4k followers. Furthermore, she has a Facebook account with more than 1.7k followers.