General Facts and Figures
- Full name: Kate Abdo
- Net Worth: $1,5 Million
- Occupation: English presenter and Sports journalist
- Birthday: September 8, 1981
- Birthplace: Manchester, England, United Kingdom
- Birth Sign: Virgo
- Spouse: Ramtin Abdo
Kate Abdo is born in Manchester, in a sports teachers family. She studied in Withington Girls’ School, an independent day school in Fallowfield.
When Kate was 17 years old, she moved to Spain, where she learned Spanish and took her high school diploma. A year later, she started a university degree, studying “Translation and Interpreting.”
Kate also lived in France and Germany, where she took time out after her degree. Very talented and smart, Kate Giles also graduated from the University of Salford, with a first-class B.A. in European languages. Because she lived in Spane, France, and Germany, Kate is fluent in all three languages.
Abdo’s mother and father are sports teachers and huge soccer fans, so she grew up in an enormous affinity to this game. Her father is a Manchester United fan, while her mother supports Liverpool.
About her introduction to sports, Kate spoked with SB Nation.
According to Star-Telegram, Kate lives now in the United States, and because of the great weather, she doesn’t want to go back to England. The beautiful sports commentator can speak four languages but admits that this could be quite challenging to be a woman in a profession dominated by males.
The first steps in her anchoring career, she takes in the CNN World Sports program in London. The “Inside Africa” future show was also hosted by her. After her work with CNN, Abdo goes back to Germany, joining Sky Sports News HD. There she was the public face and the head anchor of the network, heavily involved in developing formats, programs, and network coverage.
Kate Abdo moved to Sky Sports UK, where she hosted Pay Per View Boxing events, European Football, Sports News, and Transfer Deadline.
In 2015 Abdo hosted the coverage of the Women’s World Cup for Fox Sports, which led to a permanent offer from the network. Kate relocated to the US and hosted the Fox coverage of the Champions League, Europa League, World Cup, FA Cup, and Bundesliga. She also hosted Fox’s Premier Boxing Champions, a regular studio show “Inside PBC Boxing,” and fight night coverage.
When Fox lost the rights of Champions League to Turner, Abdo left them. She signed a deal with TNT to host their coverage of the Champions League from Turner’s Atlanta studios.
Abdo is also well known for hosting FIFA 2014 Ballon d’Or, FIFA 2015 Ballon d’Or, and Laureus Global Sports Awards.
In 2010 Kate married Ramtin Abdo. Hi is a German top real estate businessman. The couple is in a relationship for almost a decade with no controversies or rumors for divorce. Moreover, Kate remains with her husband and family, lives a happy family life, and to this date, she has no children. In 2018 Kate shared great news about their new family member – the cute Frenchie.