• Katie Osborne is a sportscaster who has worked with Fox News, NBC Sports, and ESPN.
• She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Communication and Broadcasting in 2004.
• She is currently a digital pit reporter and race day host, working for the IndyCar Championship.
• She is currently in a 5+ year relationship with professional racing driver and TV host Tanner Foust.
• She is a philanthropist and enjoys doing charitable work.
Who is Katie Osborne? Wiki Bio
Katie Osborne was born in Indianapolis, Indiana USA on 2 May 1982, so holds American nationality. She’s a sportscaster who has worked with Fox News, NBC Sports, and ESPN among other networks. She is currently a digital pit reporter and race day host, working for the IndyCar Championship.
Early life and education
Katie was raised in Indianapolis alongside her two siblings, by their father who was a salesman and their mother who is a housewife. She became interested in sports while attending high school, and excelled at swimming, becoming a competitive swimmer on a national level.
After matriculation, she enrolled at a university she didn’t really want to attend, and after a year switched to the University of Indiana, Bloomington graduating with a bachelor’s degree in sports communication and broadcasting in 2004.
Career as a reporter and other ventures
Katie worked several jobs after she graduated from college before she was given an opportunity to work in her field of studies. She worked as a waitress and a bartender for several years before she started working for Fox Sports San Diego in 2014, hired as their sideline reporter. She was part of their team until 2015 when she began hosting the “PowerNationTV” show airing on NBC Sports, CBS Sports, and Spike TV.
She was praised for her hosting skills, and gathered many fans who were following her work on both TV and her social media accounts.
After that, Katie joined the IndyCar Championship, and became a digital pit reporter and a race day host. She gets to go behind the scenes on race days and interview the drivers, their technicians, as well as the team owners. She has been covering the IndyCar Championship for four years now, and her reports are said to help all those who are interested in learning about repairing, modifying, and upgrading their cars.
Love life and husband
Katie chose not to put her love life into the spotlight but after her fans began to ask her about her mysterious boyfriend on a daily basis, Katie admitted she was dating Tanner Foust, a professional racing driver and a TV host. The two have been together for over five years now, and they both often upload pictures of themselves together onto their social media accounts. There were some rumors that the two became engaged and married in 2018, but these have not been confirmed. Katie and Tanner don’t have any children together, but have a pet dog, and the family of three is currently living together in New York.
Hobbies and other interests
Katie has been into cars since she was a teenager, and is fascinated by expensive cars and their speed – she has her own small collection of fast and expensive cars. She enjoys spending her free time with her friends and family, while she is also very keen on travelling and her job as a reporter has taken her all around the US, while she has also been to several European countries such as Croatia, France, and England. She is a huge lover of animals and has a pet dog, and often uploads pictures onto her Instagram account, with numerous other dogs she meets while taking her dog for a walk.
Katie enjoys hosting shows and events, and is interested in fashion designing having made a couple of her own designs which haven’t so far gained recognition. She is a philanthropist and enjoys doing charitable work; she has volunteered with several charity organizations, notably the Red Cross.
Appearance and net worth
Katie is 37 years old. She has long blonde hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall, and weighs around 148lbs (67kgs). Her net worth is estimated at over $600,000, as of early 2020.
Who is Tanner Foust, Katie’s boyfriend?
Tanner Foust was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 13 June 1973, so his zodiac sign is Gemini and he holds American nationality. Tanner is a professional racing and stunt driver, and a TV host, best known from winning several national championships, and holding a couple of world records.
Tanner spent a few years in Scotland while he was growing up, and it was there that he learned how to drive on the country roads and about rally races. He attended a high school in Los Angeles, and after matriculation enrolled at the University of Colorado, from which he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology.
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He spent summers at the track learning about the cars’ mechanics, and then became an ice driving coach. He began racing professionally in 2003, and then became a stunt driver for Hollywood movies.
He has hosted TV series about cars such as “Top Gear” and “SuperCars Exposed” among others, and has served as a stunt driver in movies such as “The Fast and the Furious Tokyo Drift” (as he is a great drifter), “Need For Speed”, and “The Dukes of Hazzard” among others.
He won the Formula drift series in both 2007 and 2008 and is the most decorated driver in X Games as he holds nine medals. He won two Global RallyCross championships in both 2011 and 2012. In 2013, he raced at X Games XIX held in Los Angeles and won gold in Gymkhana Grid and silver in RallyCross (his eighth and ninth medals in X Games). In the overall standings, Tanner is currently holding second place, right behind Toomas Heikkinen, his Ford Racing teammate.
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In February 2014 during the Chicago Auto Show, Tanner announced that he was partnering with Volkswagen and Andretti Autosport. During the 2014 Global RallyCross Championship, he drove a Volkswagen New Beetle, while he also drove with Marklund Motorsport in the inaugural season of the FIA World Rally Cross Championship. becoming the first driver from outside Europe to win a round of the championship when he won the 2014 World RX of Finland).