Ian Rapoport Biography
Ian Rapoport is NFL Network’s National Insider. He also appears regularly on the shows Good Morning Football and NFL Total Access. In addition, he is a regular on the Sunday pregame show during football season and reports from the NFL Playoffs, the Super Bowl, and the NFL Draft, among others.
Ian Rapoport Age
Where was Ian Rapoport born? Ian was born in Westchester County, New York, in the United States of America on January 9, 1980. He is 43 years old as of 2023.
Ian Rapoport Height
He is 5 feet 7 inches tall (approximately 1.7m or 170cm).
Ian Rapoport Nationality
Born and raised in the United States of America, Rapoport is American by nationality.
Ian Rapoport Education
What degree does Ian Rapoport have? Rapoport has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. He earned his degree from Columbia University in 2002. Rapoport also attended Hackley School graduating in 1998.
A native of Westchester County, Rapoport who holds a history major planned to go to law school, but enjoyed covering sports for Spectator, and by sophomore year, he says, “I knew I wanted to give journalism a try.” He decided to give it two years, and if things weren’t working out, it would be on to law school. However, he ended up sticking with journalism.
Ian Rapoport Parents
Ian is the son of Fred Rapoport, a doctor at Beth Israel Hospital in New York City, and Esta Rapoport, an adjunct professor at Fordham University in New York. He also has two siblings, a sister named Mimi, and a brother named Jake who is a creator of RedZone Replay. He also writes about baseball sometimes.
Ian Rapoport Wife
Who is I an Rapoport married to? Ian is married to Leah Rapoport. The couple tied the knot in 2009. The duo met at The Grill in Starkville, Mississippi in 2006. Leah was in school and Ian was covering Mississippi State football for the Jackson Clarion-Ledger. Leah’s roommate was bartending and Ian was there with another friend, who Leah knew. They’ve been together ever since, through Ian’s career stops in Tuscaloosa, Boston, Dallas, and New York.
Leah worked at Starbucks Coffee Company for almost a decade as a store manager. However, she left the job in 2019. The inconsistent schedules of both their jobs made for a logistical nightmare.
The couple is blessed with two sons, namely, Max, born on July 19, 2014, and Jude, born on December 31, 2015.
Ian Rapoport NFL Network
Does Ian Rapoport work for the NFL? Yes, Rapoport is NFL Network’s Insider, a position he has held since July of 2013. He originally joined NFL Network and various platforms in April of 2012, serving as the Dallas-based field reporter but also covering league-wide issues. He has since moved to New York and expanded his role to report on the league as a whole.
Rapoport can be seen on a variety of NFL Media platforms as its lead NFL Insider, providing live hits, multiple media reports, and full-length insider segments on NFL GameDay Morning. He can regularly be seen on shows such as NFL Total Access and NFL Now. Rapoport appears live to provide news updates from special events such as the NFL Scouting Combine and the NFL Draft.
Rapoport has covered the NFL since 2009, previously serving as Patriots beat reporter for the Boston Herald for three seasons. Previous to his Boston stint, he also covered the Alabama Crimson Tide for the Birmingham News and Mississippi State for the Jackson Clarion-Ledger. He has also worked for The Journal News (Westchester, N.Y) and served as an intern for ESPN Classic.
As an undergrad at Columbia University, he divvied up his time between rowing and toiling at the Columbia Daily Spectator.
Commonly Asked Questions
Who is Ian Rapoport’s brother?
Ian has a brother named Jake Rapoport. He is a creator of RedZone Replay and writes about baseball sometimes.
Where does Ian Rapoport live?
Ian and his family live in Rye in New York, a 20-minute drive from where he grew up.
“My goal always was to get back to New York,” Ian says.
“It took a long time to get back here, but I’m extremely happy with the way it worked out.”
Did Ian Rapoport play sports?
Rapoport was a college rower at Columbia University.
Are Michael and Ian Rapaport related?
No. Michael is not related to Ian in any way.
Ian Rapoport Salary
He receives an average annual salary ranging between $65,000 – $110,500.
Ian Rapoport Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $850,000 as of 2023.
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