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Leila Rahimi Age, Wiki, Biography, Weight, Height, Net Worth, Family

Leila Rahimi is a popular sports anchor and reporter in the US. She is famous for being the full time sports anchor for NBC Sports which is a rare honour for a female sports reporter. Apart from that, she is also co-hosting WSCR in Chicago along with Dan Bernstein. She has also worked as part time anchor for WMAQ TV, Fox TV and other top channels.

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In 2021, she became the first female anchor to host WSCR 670 AM from Monday to Friday. Apart from that, she is all set to become full time anchor for NBC 5. She is known for her expertise on sports activities and has an interesting way of presenting the news to the audience. She is famous for hosting The Score show.


Leila Rahimi was born on the 30th of June 1983 in Denton region of Texas, US. Leila Rahimi’s current age is 39 years.

Wiki | Biography

Leila Rahimi belongs to Texas and completed her primary education from her hometown. Soon after high school, she joined Dallas Mavericks announcers Wally Lynn and Mike Fisher as an Intern and got good hold of journalism. She later completed her graduation in the field of journalism from University of North Texas in 2002.

She later became part of many top channels including Fox TV, MLB Network, NBC Sports and Comcast SportsNet channel. She is one of the top female sports anchors in the country and earned lot of awards in her career. She is currently working as a full time anchor with NBC Sports.


Leila Rahimi belongs to mixed ethnicity and her father hails from Iran while her mother is from the US. Leila’s father migrated from Iran to US for work and married her mother. She has not revealed much details about the names of her parents and siblings.

Boyfriend, Husband and Relationships

Even though Leila Rahimi is always in front of the camera covering the news of other people, she has stayed away from limelight when it comes to her personal life. Her relationship status is single and she is not yet married.

Physical Appearance

Leila Rahimi is the perfect combination of beauty and intelligence. She is very tall and her height is around 6 feet. Her weight is around 70 kgs and she has a slim outlook. She has slight curly hair and styles it according to the event. She has a magnetic smile and keeps the audience engaged with her expressions and gentle talk.


Leila Rahimi began her career by working as an Intern during her high school days. After completing her graduation in journalism, she worked as an anchor with KTCK-AM Sports Radio in 2001. She continued her work as a radio host for many years and also worked as an anchor for the channel till 2005.

In the year 2006, she moved to Texas to work with KXII-TV as a sports anchor. Meanwhile, she was also part of Fox Sports Southwest from 2001 till 2011 and worked in different positions. In 2012, she joined Fox Sports at San Diego and made her debut as a field reporter for San Diego Padres. After that, she worked for Comcast SportsNet as an anchor.

She was also the sideline reporter for Houston Rockets and Houston Astros in that period. She got good recognition for her work and was also nominated for Emmy Awards at that time. Rahimi also worked for Comcast SportsNet in Philadelphia for some time. However, her big break came with NBC Sports and she was selected as an anchor.

She worked with NBC for many years till she got laid off in 2020 due to the Covid pandemic layoffs running at the company. She made a comeback next year with NBC Universal family as part time sports anchor for WMAQ TV. In the year 2022, she was promoted as a full time anchor for NBC which is a rare honour for a female journalist in the sports field.

Net Worth

The net worth of Leila Rahimi is around $3 million. She has worked as a sports anchor and reporter for many channels in the last twenty years. She has earned a good reputation for her work in this field. She has big contracts with top channels and earns lot of money for her work. She owns many luxury cars and villas in US.

Facts and Information

Leila Rahimi belongs to mixed ethnicity and her father is Iranian while her mother is from US. She looks very beautiful and can charm the audience with her communication skills.

She is very enthusiastic about dancing and learnt it since her childhood. Even now, she never misses a chance to dance during her free time with friends and family members.

Leila is the first woman anchor to break the gender barrier in many top sports channels. It is usually easy for male anchors to enter into the sports journalism field and woman usually stay away from such jobs.

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