Austin Collinsworth: Cris Collinsworth Son Age And 5 Facts To Know

Former NFL star Cris Collinsworth works as a television sportscaster for NBC ( Source : Latestnews )

American sports commentator Cris Collinsworth has four children, and a son Austin Collinsworth is one of them.

Cris is a retired American professional football player who shined his way through in the eighties. From 1981 to 1988, in the National Football League (NFL), Collinsworth played wide receiver for the Cincinnati-based club Cincinnati Bengals for his entire eight-year career.

His elder son Austin Collinsworth followed his father's legacy and became a football player. In his brief college football career, Austin played for the University of Notre Dame in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) league division as a safety. Also, he captained the team in his last days.

Besides, Cris was a star at the University of Florida during his college football career. He was even awarded All-American. honor while he was on the Florida Gators football team.

In addition to being the recipient of 17 Sports Emmy Awards, Collinsworth presently works as a sports broadcaster for NBC, Showtime, and the NFL Network. Besides, he holds most of the ownership of a sports analytics company, Pro Football Focus.

In 1991, Collinsworth graduated with a Juris Doctor from the University of Cincinnati College of Law. He then married and settled with his family. Currently, the 63-year-old resides in Fort Thomas, Kentucky, with his wife, Holly Bankemper Collinsworth. She is a solicitor too and probably met at Cincinnati College while they were studying. The couple is blessed with four children. 

Full NameAustin Collinsworth
Age30
BornDecember 24, 1991
ParentsCris Collinsworth and Holly Bankemper
Siblingsac Collinsworth, Ashley Collinsworth and Katie Collinsworth
ProfessionChief Operating Officer
Net Worth$300,000

Cris Collinsworth eldest son Austin is a former football player
Cris Collinsworth eldest son Austin is a former football player( Source : Und )

Austin Collinsworth, 30, Is Cris Collinsworth Eldest Son

Austin Collinsworth became a celebrity son right after his birth on December 24, 1991 (age 30 years).

He is the eldest son of a former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver and 17-time Sports Emmy Award-winner Cris Collinsworth. Growing up in Fort Thomas, Kentucky, Austin Collinsworth dreamed of walking in his father's footsteps. 

As a result, even while having a successful father has many benefits, the pressure to attain similar success is equally as tricky. Despite Cris's expectations, Austin has defied them and established himself as a reputable NCAA player for Notre Dame.

From early childhood, Austin was a football fanatic and used to play football with his dad and siblings. When he attended the University of Notre Dame, he registered on the college's football team, the Florida Gators football team, and began his collegiate football career.

Notre Dame star Austin Collinsworth retires after series of fatal injuries
Notre Dame star Austin Collinsworth retires after series of fatal injuries ( Source : ndinsider )

Recurring Injuries and Early Career Retirement

He was gaining popularity among the people, and big NFL teams started noticing his presence. They are keeping tabs on the youngster, but all of a sudden, everything collapsed as he suffered a career-ending injury in 2014.

In December 2014, Collinsworth successfully underwent surgery on his left shoulder, and the medication was still working as intended. After suffering a right knee injury that kept him out of the first four games of the season, Collinsworth was given a ride to the stadium in a golf cart a few hours before Notre Dame's season opener versus Rice.

Though Austin made a comeback after a few weeks, a left shoulder injury forced him to miss Week 6. Three further weeks of inactivity followed. Collinsworth left some room for the possibility that he would try to play football again the following season. There is some football in his father's DNA because Cris was a veteran NFL receiver and is now an accomplished announcer for NBC's Sunday night NFL games.

But the series of injuries and more time off from the touchline ultimately killed off his career.

Austin Collinsworth was also involved in coaching staff of Notre Dame.
Austin Collinsworth was also involved in coaching staff of Notre Dame. ( Source : nbcsports )

Who Are Austin Collinsworth Siblings? Cris Collinsworth Children

Among Cris Collinsworth's four children, Austin is the eldest, followed by his three siblings, Jac Collinsworth, Ashley Collinsworth, and Katie Collinsworth. 

Jac is his younger brother, while Ashely and Katie are his sibling sisters. Their father, Cris, is a former NFL star, and their mother, Holly Collinsworth, is a lawyer. The pair raised them in a sound environment with unconditional love and support so that all four of them have a successful future.

And Cris and Holly succeeded as parents. They are all good in their respective position and earning well. Austin, the eldest one, is a former Notre Dame football player. After his retirement, he joined his father at Pro Football Focus and now works as a Chief Operating Officer (COO).

When he first joined the football analyst company in 2015, he served as the Vice President of Digital Media. For two and half years, he pledged his loyalty to th organization in the position before leaving to work in Xsolla in 2017. 

After three years working at Xsolla as the director of development and investment and partnerships, According to his Linkedin profile, Austin returned to his father's company, Pro Football Focus. He was appointed as the COO of the company.

On the other hand, his young sibling Jac, who also attended Notre Dame University with him, his career was more inspired by his father Cris's post-playing career as a sports anchor and television personality.

Nearly two years have passed since Cris Collinsworth, and his son Jac started working together at NBC. While Jac works on the SNF postgame program, Cris undertakes color commentary responsibilities for Sunday Night Football. Cris attempted to prevent NBC from ever employing Jac, but the two have joined to create a fun family team on the biggest platform for the NFL.

Austin Collinsworth sibling brother Jac joined his father at NBC Sports
Austin Collinsworth sibling brother Jac joined his father at NBC Sports ( Source : wvxu )

NBC Sportscaster Cris Collinsworth Is The Father of Two Lovely Daughters

Cris Collinsworth is not only delighted by his two sons but also by his two gorgeous daughters. 

NFL commentator Cris Collinsworth and long-term spouse Holly Bankemper have been happily married since 1989. They are the proud parents of two daughters, Katie Collinsworth and Ashley Collinsworth. Like their brotherly siblings Austin and Jac, Ashely and Katie make a fantastic sister team that encourages one another in all facets of life.

Cris Collinsworth Elder Daughter Katie Is Married

The oldest child of Cris Collinsworth and Holly Bankemper, Katie Collinsworth, was married to her handsome husband, Patrick Hughes. Cris and Holly's beautiful daughter is undoubtedly a fine wife who receives unwavering support from her devoted husband. The couple uploads several images on Katie's Instagram of herself and her husband, Patrick, enjoying and having fun.

Daughter Ashley Collinsworth Is One of a Kind

Ashley Collinsworth, Cris Collinsworth's youngest child, prefers a quiet life compared to his older children. However, little is known when it comes to Ashley's private life. The youthful and gifted Ashley graduated from Harvard and has competed in sprint competitions there. As for her marriage and love life, Ashley is not married now and probably enjoying her single life.

Cris Collinsworth, his daughter Ashley and wife Holly with singer Katy Perry in 2013
Cris Collinsworth, his daughter Ashley and wife Holly with singer Katy Perry in 2013 ( Source : twitter )

How Rich Is Cris Collinsworth? Net Worth in 2022

American entrepreneur and sports analyst Cris Collinsworth is a former football player whose net worth is a startling $25 million.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, he earns an average of $12.5 million per year from all his income sources. Despite the fact that Collinsworth undoubtedly made a good living during his time in the NFL, his broadcasting profession has allowed him to significantly increase his earnings.

For many years, Cris made $4 million a year as a color commentator and TV celebrity. However, he signed a new lucrative deal with NBC in December 2021, bringing his yearly income up to a massive $12.5 million a year.

On the flip side of the coin, his younger son and the rising American sportscaster, Jac who works for NBC as a play-by-play commentator for men's basketball in the Atlantic 10 Conference and USFL has a net worth of $2 million.

As a features reporter for ESPN's Sunday N.F.L. Countdown, his $75,000 monthly compensation is further highlighted. To join his father, Cris, at N.B.C. Sports, he resigned from his position in March 2020. Moreover, Cris's eldest son, Austin Collinsworth earned a worth of $300,000 from his profession.