Making history and setting a new record is n the blood of Leah who became the first woman in 2020 to cal play by play for an NHL game on Sportsnet. She also is the first woman who cal play by play for the men’s NCAA Division I Hockey Tournament for ESPN.
For more than 17 years, Leah has shown her presence in some of the largest North American Networks including ESPN, Sportsnet, Hockey Night in Canada, and NESN.
Leah Hextall Age, Birthday, Parents, Siblings
Leah was born in the year 1981 in Bradon, Manitoba of Canada to her father Randy Hextall, and mother Elizabeth Hextall. Hextall celebrates her birthday on 11th June and is 40 years old now. Talking of her family, Leah’s father Randy used to play hockey in Portage for Terriers and he grew up in Poplar Point.
Hextall’s grandfather Bryan Hextall was a hall of Famer who played as a goalie for the Philadelphia Flyers. Her uncle Dennis is a former NHL player. Her second cousin Brett played for UND for 3 years.
She grew up with her sister Lindsay Hextall in Portage and attended McIsaac School. Their father and mother have raised their daughter free-spiritedly. Because of which the girls never hesitated to do something new in their life. Her father sadly passed away in July 2019.
Leah Hextall Education
Leah always knew she couldn’t be a Hockey player like her father or grandfather but one thing she knew, she loves Hockey and she wants to continue her family legacy in Hockey. So she decided to study media and broadcasting. And eventually, Leah enrolled in Broadcasting of Performing Arts to earn her Diploma in Radio and Television Broadcasting in 2003.
Leah Hextall Career Biography
Leah started her career in broadcasting at CKX in Wheat City. She then moved to CTV in Winnipeg and from there she moved to Boston as a sports anchor for NESN. Her long career journey has allowed her to work for popular networks like Sportsnet, TSN, ESPN, and New England Sports Network.
In 2016, Leah left Hockey Night in Canada cutbacks. Then, she decided she has to do more and Leah eventually reinvented herself and decided to call play by play for Hockey. At present, she is working as Communications Consultant for HyLife.
Leah Hextall Husband, Married, Boyfriend, Dating?
Leah has kept her personal life very private. Being a media person she knows how to keep her personal life away from the peeping eyes of the media. So it is unclear whether she is married or she has been divorced.
Her Instagram account also doesn’t suggest she is in any kind of relationship. Her posts and pictures contain herself or her family portrait or her dog. So it seems as of now Leah might be single and focusing on creating more history.
But, we cannot overlook the fact that she could be secretly married, or at least could be dating someone. Being a media person garners a lot of media’s attention too. And people these days like to keep their personal relationships private.
So, it could be the same with Leah, she could be married and hiding her husband and his identity. Or, she could be leading a romantic life with a possible boyfriend/partner, who knows?
Leah Hextall Net Worth, Salary, Earnings 2021
It’s been 17 years that Leah has been in the sports broadcasting business and she has already bagged two records and history-making events in her name. Still, she hasn’t revealed any information about her personal life or her earnings and net worth.
Still, reportedly the basic salary of a sports anchor in Canada is $60,678 per year. She must be earning more than the figure as she has become a veteran in her field. As for her net worth, Leah Hextall’s net worth is estimated to be around $600,000.
Leah Hextall Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Being a media personnel, she is very much active on all social media platforms. Leah Hextall’s Instagram account has to date 4954 followers. Over there, she has posted pictures of her father, mother, and sister, her pet dog, and herself of course.
On Twitter, Leah has kept it more professional as she mostly tweets about her upcoming shows and events. She has also tweeted about the passing away of her father. She has to date, 26.6 k followers.
On Facebook also Leah keeps posting stories about her shows, anchoring, ice hockey tournament.
Quick Wiki Facts and Information on Leah Hextall
|Full Name/Real Name||Leah Hextall|
|Date of Birth, Birthday||June 11, 1980|
|Age||41 years of age in 2021|
|Parents||Randy Hextall, and mother Elizabeth Hextall|
|Education(college/university)||Broadcasting of Performing Arts|
|Boyfriend / Husband||N/A|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook|
|Salary||More than C$60678 per year.|
|Hair color||Natural brown|
|Eye color||Light brown|