Coy Wire

Football Player

Coy Wire

Facts of Coy Wire

Name Coy Wire
Birth Name Coy Michael Wire
Date of Birth November 7, 1978
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Gender Male
Birth Country Lemoyne, PA United States
Nationality American
Profession Football Player
Net worth $10 Million
Marital Status Married
Spouse Claire Wire
Hair Color Bald
Eye Color Brown
Height 6 ft 0 in
Weight 220 lbs
Father Rick Wire
Mother Jane Wire
Education Stanford University

Former American football player, Coy Wire played as a defensive linebacker and safety for American football teams, Buffalo Bills and Atlanta Falcons. He is reportedly corresponding for all the segments of sports platforms as a sports news anchor at CNN.

Coy was born as Coy Michael Wire on 7th November 1978 in Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, United States of America. His parents are Rick and Jane Wire, who are of German, Irish, Dutch and Japanese heritage.

Other than that, Wire grew up with her two siblings, including one sister, Tiffany Wire and one brother, Casey Wire in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. During his childhood days, he attended several schools located in the West Shore School District of Lewisberry, Pennsylvania.

In 1997, Wire graduated from Cedar Cliff High School with records in sports, including American football and wrestling. He later earned a Bachelor’s in Journalism degree at Stanford University in 2001. While studying at university, he became the first athlete to lead his football team to a rushing one season with the most tackles as a linebacker.

Salary & Net Worth

After stepping outside the American football, Coy started working as a sports analyst for a sports-oriented television network, Pac-12 Premises. He then served as a sports broadcaster for Fox Sports from 2013 to 2015. He has been broadcasting sports-related news for CNN since January 2015.

Coy’s net worth is $10 Million as of 2020. He is grasping a decent salary as a sports broadcaster. Meanwhile, a sports broadcaster at CNN garners an average income of $58,964 per year. So, his per annul remuneration might be similar to CNN’s broadcaster.

On the other hand, Coy also earned lucrative earnings from his NFL career. He first signed a six-year contract with the Buffalo Bills for $3,835,000 from 2002 to 2007. He later played for Atlanta Falcons for four-seasons with a $2,280,000 cap hit through 20082011. So, he made a total earnings of $6,115,000 from his NFL contracts.

Relationship Status

The 41-year-old Coy is spending cozy moments with his wife, Claire Wire, who is a founder and interior designer for a renovated home design company, Claire Wire Interiors. They secretly cherished their marriage by exchanging their vows on 4th April 2008.

Couple, Coy Wire and Claire Wire
Couple, Coy Wire and Claire Wire
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After eight years of marriage, the pair announced that they were expecting their first child via Instagram in mid-2016. They then welcomed their third family member, a baby girl, Wrenn Annette Wire on 29th April 2017 at 5:23 pm in Atlanta, Georgia. 
The couple has been together in a strong matrimonial relationship since over a decade. In 2020, they completed their 12th marriage anniversary on the 4th of April. More to this, they are traveling to new and beautiful places during their vacation time.

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