What Is Holly Sonders’ Ex-Husband Erik Kuselias Doing Now? Untold Facts

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What Is Holly Sonders’ Ex-Husband Erik Kuselias Doing Now? Untold Facts
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Erik Kuselias is an Emmy-winning American TV and radio personality, known as the host of the CBS Sports show Sportsline. He has also worked for several other news networks like ESPN and NBC Sports.  Along with his huge professional accomplishments, he is also recognized as the ex-husband of professional golfer Holly Sonders.

Unfortunately, he is no longer together with his wife, but what was the reason behind his divorce? Is Erik dating anyone at present? In this article, we are going to talk about every detail about Erik Kuselias’s career, marriage, earnings, net worth, and other interesting details as well.

Let’s begin.

Erik Kuselias Age, Early Life, Education

If sources are to be believed, Erik was born on March 18, 1963, in Hamden, Connecticut, the U.S. As of 2023, he is 59 years of age and he will turn 60 in March of 2023. When it comes to his parents, he is very tight-lipped and he has not so far revealed much about them. But he seemingly had a great relationship with both his dad and mom.

Talking about his education, he did his schooling at Hamden High School. During his high school days, he was a quarterback and two-time all-state baseball player. After completing high school, he attended Brown University, where he earned his major in honors.

His formal education did not end at that but Kuselias also attended the University of Michigan Law school. Thereafter, he did his master’s and Ph.D. from Columbia University’s School of Journalism.

Erik Kuselias Career

As of 2023, he is regarded as one of the most successful sports journalists. Since 2018, he has been working for CBS Sports show Sportsline. But before becoming a CBS reporter, he worked for several other news networks.

He first began his career in 2003, working as a host of the sports talk show The Sports Brothers, along with his brother. Soon after that, he joined ESPN where he continued his show The Sports Brothers for network.

He continued the show until 2005 when it was rebranded as The Erik Kuselias show. Fortunately, it became one of the fastest-growing sports talk radio shows, being aired on over 400 radio stations.

As the success of the show continued, ESPN finally offered Erik an opportunity to host a new daily TV show, NASCAR Now. The show became a huge success and he was even nominated for an Emmy for Best studio show.

His Other Ventures

The following year in 2008, Kuselias quit NASCAR Now and created another show named Fantasy Football Now. It became an Emmy-winning show right in the first year. Meantime, he also joined radio full-time and hosted several ESPN TV programs like Mike and Mike in the Morning, NFL Live, College Football Live, and SportsCenter.

Eventually, in 2011, Erik left ESPN and joined another American sports TV network, Golf Channel. There he started and hosted a new show named Morning Drive. Within a year, he got promoted to NBC Sports where he hosted “ProFootball Talk” along with Mike Florio.

Likewise, he also hosted another show named Fantasy Football Talk. On August 4, 2012, NBC announced the launch of the NBC Sports Radio network and a morning show by Erik that was named Erik Kuselias Show. He was active with NBC TV and radio until he partnered with Genesis Communications in 2016, where he broadcasted The Erik Kuselias show on radio.

Is Erik Kuselias Married Or Already Divorce?

The love life of a celebrity has always been a matter of media scrutiny and no one can help it. The case is the same with the CBS reporter Erik. Well, to answer the question, he is not married at present but has gone through two divorces in the past.

The 6 ft 1-inch fitness enthusiast was previously married to his first wife Kristen Kuselias. The couple exchanged vows in 2001, but like most celebrities out there they divorced in 2010.

Erik Kuselias With His Second Wife Holly Sonders
Erik Kuselias With His Second Wife Holly Sonders

His second marriage was to TV host, golfer, and fitness model Holly Sonders. He married Sonders a year after his divorce from Kristen in 2011. They were together for over 7 years before they finally called it quits in 2016. The couple has not revealed the reason behind their divorce.

From their marital bliss, they also welcomed two children Erik and Troy. He has managed to keep most of the details about his children away from the limelight.

His Ex-Wife Holly Is Engaged To a New Man

Not many of you know, but following the split in 2016, Kuselias’ ex-wife Sonders began dating the successful gambler Dave “Vegas Dave” Oancea. The couple are together since late 2019, in fact, in December 2019, she shocked everyone with the news of their engagement. Both of them posted a beautiful photo of the proposal on their Instagram. Dave proposed to Holly at Playa Balandra beach in Mexico.

In the caption, she wrote,

I never thought this day would ever happen

Talking about the day Sonders fell in love with Dave, she said,

I was so taken by Dave’s personal story and his rise above adversity to become a self-made man that I sincerely fell in love with him instantly.

Erik's Ex-Wife Holly Is Engaged To Her Boyfriend Dave
Erik’s Ex-Wife Holly Is Engaged To Her Boyfriend Dave.

For the last few months, David Oancea has been living at his parent’s home, so as to focus on his work. Talking to The Post about his decision to sacrifice his relationship with Holly, he stated,

Me and Holly are still together, but for the last month and a half, I’ve moved back in with my parents so I can sleep good at night — no disruptions — and so I can work better from their home office. So I’ve pretty much sacrificed my relationship with a beautiful woman.”

How Much is Erik Kuselias’ Net Worth?

Having been part of some successful radio and TV shows with high-profile news networks, his salary is pretty high. Unfortunately, he has not revealed his annual income at present. However, sources have assumed that his net worth is somewhere from $3 million to $5 million.

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