CEO of Fox Sports

Eric Shanks

Eric Shanks

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Who is Eric Shanks?

Eric Shanks is a successful Fox Sports CEO and Executive Producer. For the past 27 years, he has worked for Fox Sports. Fox Sports is the corporation in charge of sports broadcasts on the Fox broadcast network. He is one of the youngest executives in the history of a broadcast network’s sports division.


Eric Shanks was born in Indiana, Brazil on September 30, 1971. Shank, on the other hand, is very quiet about his personal life, and no information about his parents or siblings is available. Eric’s passion for athletics began at a young age when he used to play football at school. He was also a hardworking child; when he was in high school, he worked as a part-time photographer, news writer, and sportswriter for the Brazil Times newspaper. Eric went to Terre Haute Baptist for elementary school and North Clay for middle school. Following that, he finished his high school career at Northview and traveled to Indiana to become a Marine Biologist, but he quickly dropped out. He later received a bachelor’s degree from a public state university in the United States.

Body Measurement

Heightin feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weightin Kilograms – 70 kg  –  in Pounds –  154 lbs
Shoe Size8 (U.S.)
Hair ColorBrown
Eye ColorBlue
Body TypeAverage

Eric Shanks’ Professional Career

Eric Shanks began his broadcasting career with CBS Sports in 1993. Eric joined Fox Sports a year later and worked as a broadcast associate for numerous years. On Fox, he developed the “Best Damn Sports Show Period,” but subsequently left the network. Shanks began his career with DirecTV in different executive roles, where he was in charge of original entertainment, regional sports networks, advanced products, and advertising sales.

He created the NFL RedZone channel as well as DIRECTV on DEMAND. After six years, Eric returned to Fox Sports as president. Shanks, as president, created “Fox Sports 1,” a cable and satellite television channel that debuted in August 2013. Shank’s jobs, titles, and stature evolved over time, and he eventually became the company’s CEO. He was instrumental in helping Fox Sports grow and integrate all of its operations into a single entity.

Personal Life

Eric Shanks is a happily married man who married Brenda Sheer in 2006. When Eric was in Miami for the Super Bowl in 1999, they met in a restaurant. The couple has three adorable children, Maisie, Jack, and David, and they live happily in Los Angeles. Eric is not a lover of social media and avoids online networking. He is not on any social media platforms.

Eric Shanks’s Net worth

As the CEO of Fox Sports, whatever he gets is in the form of a salary plus additional benefits. The average compensation for FOX Sports executive members is significantly higher than that of other networks. His nett worth is estimated to be around $10 million, according to sources. He is one of the network’s highest-paid senior executives.

Eric Shanks estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Eric Shanks in 2020 -2021?   

Eric Shanks’s Net Worth: 
$10 million

Estimated Net Worth in 2021  $10 million
Previous Year’s Net Worth (2020)  $9 million
Annual Salary Under Review.  
Income Source CEO of Fox Sports
Net Worth Verification Status Not Verified 


  • Eric was shown the road of Media by Jim Dressler, the editor-in-chief of the Brazil Times newspaper.
  • Eric used to enjoy farming as a hobby when he was younger, and he could have become a full-time farmer if Jim hadn’t sparked his interest in journalism.