Sage Steele is an American television presenter who is best known as the lead presenter of Sports Center On The Road. She is also the co-host of the Miss America 2017 beauty pageant.
Sage Steele Bio (Age)
Sage was born on November 28, 1972, she is of African-American and Italian descent and comes from an American army family living in the Panama Canal Zone. Sage moved because the fate of her family was tied to that of the army. The army moved with the Steele family to various countries, including Greece and Belgium, to name a few.
In 1984, the family was transferred back to the States to Colorado Springs, where Sage was in the 7th grade. She spent only two years at her school in Colorado (Thomas B. Doherty High School) before moving to Carmel, Indiana, where she graduated from Carmel High School in 1990.
After finishing high school in Carmel, she moved to Indiana University in Bloomington, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Communication in 1995.
After leaving college in 1995, she immediately got a job in television as a sports reporter for WSBT TV, the CBS subsidiary in South Bend, Indiana. She worked at WSBT TV for about two years as a news producer and from 1995 to 1997 as a reporter. When Steele left the outlet in 1997, she moved to another CBS subsidiary called WISH-TV in Indianapolis, Indiana; she only stayed there for one year, from 1997 to 1998.
Sage Steele worked for the station as a weekday reporter and weekend sports presenter. She left the station in 1998 to join WFTS, a subsidiary of ABC in Tampa, Florida. From 1998 to 2001 Sage worked with a former WFTS colleague, Jay Crawford, as a sports reporter for the station.
As fate would have it, she was to return to her Alma-Mata exactly 20 years later to give an inaugural university graduation speech in 2015, an occasion that Sage described as a great honor.
Sage Steele had her big breakthrough when she was hired by Fox Sports in Florida as a reporter who covered teams that were in central Florida, such as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Her career skyrocketed when she joined ESPN in 2007 and made her debut on March 16 of that year.
She revealed details of her new job in an interview with Awful Announcing, in which she told them that she had already turned down a job with the station in 2004 because she was expecting her second child.
During the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Brickyard 400 in 2013, Steele drove a pace car where she met 6-time Sprint Cup champion, Jimmie Johnson.
Her Parents and Husband
Sage was born in the Panama Canal Zone, her mother is Mona Steele, while her father’s name is Gary Steele. Her father made history when he was the first African-American to play football for the national team at West Point in the mid-1960s. Steele is the youngest of her siblings as she has two brothers, Courtney and Chad. Chad works for the Baltimore Ravens of the NFL as vice president of media relations.
Sage Steele is married to Jonathan Bailey, who was their former personal trainer in 1999, and the couple has three children. Their first daughter is Quinn Bailey, followed by their son Nicholas Bailey and their last daughter Evan Bailey.
Height and Other Facts About Sage Steele
1. Sage has always been one reporter who presents herself well on TV. She flaunts an impressive fashion sense which endears her more to her fans. The lady stands at 1.80 meters and her body measurements are 32-24-34 inches.
2. she is an extremely attractive woman who always appears on television in tight-fitting dresses. Her fans and those who follow her on television see Sage as a woman with an incredible combination of beauty and wit.
3. Steele has been in the television business for a long time and therefore has a net worth of around $1.5 million.
4. For a lady, Sage wears rather large shoes. She wears a size of 11.
5. She has confessed that every time she hears the U.S. National Anthem, she is moved to tears.