Who is Coy Wire?
Coy Wire is an American television anchor and correspondent for CNN. He is well-known as a former professional football player in the National Football League. He anchors Bleacher Report segments every day and contributes across all CNN platforms. As a former professional athlete, Wire brings his knowledge to CNN on a regular basis.
Height and Weight
Coy stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m) with a total weight of 103 kg (228 lb).
Coy Wire Age
Wire is 44 years old as of 2022. He was born on November 7, 1978, in Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA.
Coy Wire Education
Wire graduated from Cedar Cliff High School in 1997. He set up records in both football and wrestling that have yet to be broken.
Coy Wire Parents
Coy was born to Rick and Jane Wire. His mom, Jane is a software analyst by profession.
Coy is of German, Irish, Dutch, and Japanese descent. His mother named him after the Japanese word for ‘love’.
Coy Wire Wife
The CNN journalist is married to Claire Wire. The couple held their wedding in 2009. They are blessed with two daughters namely Wrenn and Ruby. Claire is the ideal definition of a supportive wife because she is the main pillar of her husband’s success. She runs her own design and renovation company.
Coy Wire Salary
Wire earns an average salary of $250,000. He works as a television anchor and correspondent for CNN.
Coy Wire Net Worth
Wire has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He has generated his wealth from his career as a journalist and professional football player in the National Football League.
Coy Wire CNN
Wire contributes to CNN International’s World Sport show as well as CNN Digital on a variety of cross-sports stories. He began working for the station on a full-time basis as a sports anchor and correspondent in 2015. He may be seen on CNN’s Early Start, New Day, and CNN Newsroom, as well as HLN’s Morning Express with Robin Meade and Weekend Express with Susan Hendricks.
Coy is also the host of CNN International’s World Sport. He recorded the first episode of CNN 10 on September 11, 2022, and he was chosen to replace Carl Azuz. Soon after this change took effect, many students, teachers, and parents were surprised and felt concerned about the change of anchor.
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Does Coy Wire Have Cancer?
Coy was diagnosed with cancer three times. Fortunately, he survived all three diagnoses and he is in good health as of December 2022. He is now fighting for those who are also battling cancer.
Where Did Coy go to College?
Coy received his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University, where he became the first athlete in modern school history to lead the team in rushing one year and tackles the next. He was drafted into the NFL by the Buffalo Bills in 2002 after graduating from Stanford. During his nine years in the NFL, Wire was named Team Captain for both the Buffalo Bills and the Atlanta Falcons.
Does Coy Have Siblings?
Yes! Coy has two siblings, a brother named Casey and a sister named Tiffany. Casey is a PGA-certified golf trainer.
Why Did Wire Stop Playing Football?
Wire retired from football because of a neck injury that posed a danger to his NFL career.