Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthJune 13, 1962
SpouseDan Hicks
FactHas two brothers.


Who is Hannah Storm?

Hannah Lynn Storen Hicks, perhaps known better by her professional name Hannah Storm, was born in Oak Park, Illinois USA on 13 June 1962 – her zodiac sign is Gemini, and she holds American nationality. She’s a TV sports journalist, who’s probably known best for the work which she has done for the American international basic cable sports channel ESPN, especially for anchoring their news show “SportsCenter Face to Face”.

Early life and education

Hannah was raised in Oak Park by her mother Hannah G. Storen who was a real estate broker, and her father Mike Storen who was a sports executive, and perhaps still remains remembered for having worked as a commissioner for the American Basketball Association, and general manager of the basketball teams Memphis Sounds, Kentucky Colonels and Indiana Pacers; Mike passed away on 7 May 2020, aged 84.

Hannah grew up admiring her father, and it was how she became interested in sports at a very early age. She studied at The Westminster School in Atlanta, Georgia, and played tennis and soccer during her four years there, while she also enjoyed writing articles about sports for the school newspaper.

Upon matriculating in 1980, Hannah enrolled at University of Notre Dame, Indiana, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1983.

Early career

In the first half of the ‘80s, Hannah found herself working as a disc jockey at the NBC-affiliated TV station WNDU-TV in South Bend, Indiana.

Upon graduating from college, she worked at the radio station KNCN as their disc jockey, and was in 1984 invited to join the adult contemporary radio station KHMX, a job for which she had to move to Houston, Texas, for which she served as their traffic reporter and drive-time sportscaster. She went on to spend four years at KHMX and did various jobs at the station, such as hosting their Houston Rockets postgame and half-time shows.

In 1988 and 1989, Hannah worked at the TV station WCNC as their weekend sports anchor, a job for which she had to move to Charlotte, North Carolina, and she was then invited to join CNN.

Later career

Between 1989 and 1992, Hannah hosted the TV news show “CNN Sports Tonight”, and could’ve been seen covering the Daytona 500 NASCAR Cup Series race, Major League Baseball (MLB) spring training, as well as the play-offs. Hannah also hosted the shows “1990 Goodwill Games”, and “Major League Baseball Preview”.

In May 1992, she was invited to join NBC and thus left CNN. Hannah then hosted several shows, covering National Basketball Association (NBA) and Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), Olympic Games, National Football League (NFL), and MLB. Between 1994 and 2000, she solo hosted MLB games for NBC, becoming the first woman in the history of American TV to do so. Between 1997 and 2002, Hannah hosted the show “The NBA on NBC”, and could also had been seen covering French Open and Wimbledon tennis championships, World Figure Skating Championships and golf, amongst other sports.

In October 2002, Hannah moved to CBS News, and began co-hosting their popular “The Early Show”.

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This time, aside from covering only sports, Hannah got to cover various important events, such as Hurricane Katrina, the Iraq War and both the 2004 and 2008 presidential elections. She had an opportunity to interview many politicians, including the former US Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, as well as Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Senator John McCain. Hannah could also had been seen interviewing many music and film stars, such as Jamie Foxx, Paul McCartney and Elton John.

During her time at CBS, Hannah also hosted their shows “48 Hours” and “CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade”, before revealing in November 2007 that she was leaving the network.

Hannah joined ESPN on 10 May 2008, and began anchoring their show “SportsCenter”. She has since been focused on providing sports highlights and interviewing sports analysts, and since August 2009, Hannah has also been covering tennis events, including Wimbledon and the US Open tennis. Starting on 3 April 2010, Hannah began hosting the show “ESPN Sports Saturday”, and then became the host of the show “NBA Countdown”, covering the 2010-2011 NBA Season.

Hannah’s still today working for ESPN, and had a short stint with Amazon Prime in 2018, when she and Andrea Kremer called an NFL game on “Thursday Night Football”.

Accessories ✔️ ! Off to my first #wrestlemania35 @wwe … more to come!

Posted by Hannah Storm on Sunday, April 7, 2019

Husband and children

Hannah dislikes sharing the details of her love life with the public, but has still allowed her fans to have a glimpse into it. She married the American sportscaster John Daniel Hicks on 8 January 1994, in a private ceremony attended by only the closest of their friends and family members; Dan has been working for NBC Sports since 1992, mostly focused on providing play-by-play commentary on golf. In the 10 years following their wedding, Hannah gave birth to their daughters Hannah, Ellery and Riley Hicks, and the family of five today lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Hannah hasn’t mentioned any other men whom she has perhaps been with, and as of March 2022, she’s married to John Hicks, and they have three daughters together.

Hobbies and interesting facts

On 11 December 2012, Hannah accidentally burned herself in a propane gas grill accident while at home, suffering second-degree burns on her hands and chest, and first-degree burns on her face and neck, and burned her eyelashes, eyebrows and nearly her entire hair. It was one of her daughters who called an ambulance. Hannah returned to hosting shows less than a month later, wearing bandages on her hands and sporting hair extensions.

She was born with a birthmark under her left eye, called a port-wine stain, and has mostly because of this launched her Hannah Storm Foundation, which helps pay treatment for children suffering from similar birthmarks. Hannah has also worked with various non-profit organizations, such as Partnership for a Drug-Free America and March of Dimes.

She has written articles for various magazines, including “Family Circle”, “Notre Dame Magazine” and “Cosmopolitan”.

Hannah likes to watch movies in her spare time, and her favorite actor and actress are Woody Allen and Rosario Dawson, while a couple of her favorite films include “Annie Hall”, “Crimes and Misdemeanors” and “Seven Pounds”.

Age, height and net worth

Hannah’s age is 59. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 9ins (1.8m) and she weighs around 155lbs (70kgs).

As of March 2022, her net worth has been estimated at more than $4 million.

General Info

Full NameHannah Storm
Date Of BirthJune 13, 1962
Height1.77 m
ProfessionJournalist, Television producer, Sports commentator, Author, Actor, Television Director
EducationUniversity of Notre Dame, The Westminster Schools
NationalityAmerican

Family

SpouseDan Hicks
ChildrenEllery Hicks, Hannah Hicks, Riley Hicks
ParentsMike Storen, Hannah G. Storen

Accomplishments

NominationsSports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host
MoviesUnmatched, Valentine's Day
TV ShowsESPN Sports Saturday, The Early Show, NBA on NBC, SportsCenter, NBA Countdown, Sports Tonight

Social profile links

Facts

#Fact
1Created the Hannah Storm Foundation, which assists children who are born with vascular birthmarks. Working on a book on the subject and undergoing physical therapy on her injured left knee. [2007]
2Her father, Mike Storen, was a part-owner, with Isaac Hayes, of the Memphis Tams pro basketball team of the American Basketball Association (1974-1975).
3Her mother, Hannah Storen, is a real estate agent in Houston, Texas.
4Sportscaster for KSRR-FM and KXTH-TV in Houston, Texas during the 1980s.
5Has two brothers.

Pictures

Movies

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Creed2015Hannah Storm
Valentine's Day2010/IESPN Hannah Storm
As the World Turns2004TV SeriesTiffany Gable
Like Mike2002Hannah Storm
Breakfast at Wimbledon1992TV Series hostess
Notre Dame Saturday1992TV SeriesCo-Anchor

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
SEC Storied2015TV Movie documentary segment "Shaq & Dale"
Nine for IX Shorts2014TV Mini-Series documentary 1 episode
Nine for IX2013TV Series documentary 1 episode
Heroics2011TV Movie documentary segment "Moving the Goal"

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
SEC Storied2015TV Movie documentary executive producer - segment "Shaq & Dale"
Heroics2011TV Movie documentary executive producer - segment "Moving the Goal"
30 for 302010TV Series documentary producer - 1 episode

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
SportsCenter2014-2016TV SeriesHerself - Anchor
TCS NYC Marathon 20152015TV MovieHerself - Host
20/202015TV Series documentaryHerself - Correspondent (segment "Kevin O'Leary")
Mike & Mike2015TV SeriesHerself - ESPN
The View2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest Co-Hostess
Inside Edition2014TV Series documentaryHerself
The Insider2014TV SeriesHerself - ESPN Anchor
Imus in the Morning2014TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Phone Interview
Jeopardy!2014TV SeriesHerself - Video Clue Presenter
Good Morning America2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 38th Annual Gracie Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
Face-to-Face, ESPN2012TV Series documentary
The 37th Annual Gracie Awards2012TV SpecialHerself
Megastunts: Highwire Over Niagara Falls Live2012TV MovieHerself Co Host
The 36th Annual Gracie Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
Scrubs2009TV SeriesHerself
Tournament of Roses Parade2009TV MovieHerself - ABC Host
Entertainment Tonight2008TV SeriesHerself
The Early Show2003-2007TV SeriesHerself - Co-Host
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2007TV SeriesHerself
The Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS2006TV MovieHerself
Iron Chef America: The Series2006TV SeriesHerself - ICA Judge / Co-host, The Early Show
48 Hours2006TV Series documentaryHerself
Wickedly Perfect2005TV SeriesHerself
The Fabulous Fox2004TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Museum of Television & Radio Annual Honors a Salute to Tom Brokaw2004TV MovieHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994-2002TV SeriesHerself
XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony2002TV MovieHerself - Daytime Host
2000 MLB All-Star Game2000TV SpecialHerself - Pre-Game Host
The 2000 NBA Finals2000TV SeriesHerself - Pregame Host
2000 NBA All-Star Game2000TV MovieHerself - Studio Host
1998 MLB All-Star Game1998TV SpecialHerself
1998 NBA All-Star Game1998TV SpecialHerself - Studio Host
1997 World Series1997Video documentaryHerself - Pregame Host / Trophy Presentation
The 1997 NBA Finals1997TV Mini-SeriesHerself - Pregame Host
Arli$$1996TV SeriesHerself
1996 MLB All-Star Game1996TV SpecialHerself
The 1996 NBA Finals1996TV Mini-SeriesHerself - Sideline Reporter
1996 NBA All-Star Game1996TV SpecialHerself - Sideline Reporter
1995 NBA All-Star Game1995TV SpecialHerself - Sideline Reporter
Nutcracker on Ice1994TV MovieHerself - Host
Guiding Light1994TV SeriesHerself
1994 MLB All-Star Game1994TV SpecialHerself - Field Reporter
1994 NBA All-Star Game1994TV SpecialHerself - Sideline Reporter
1993 NBA All-Star Game1993TV SpecialHerself - Sideline Reporter
Sports Tonight1980TV SeriesHerself - Host

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2014-2016TV SeriesHerself - ESPN
Kobe Bryant's Muse2015TV Special documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Extra2015TV SeriesHerself
Media Buzz2014TV SeriesHerself - Anchor, Sports Center
Iron Chef America: The Series2013TV SeriesHerself
Iron Chef America Countdown2012TV SeriesHerself - ICA Judge

Awards

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2000EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host
1998EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia
Author

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]

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