Chris Maathuis Biography
Chris Maathuis is an American Emmy award-winning Sports Director, reporter, and anchor working for KLAS-TV 8 News Now in Las Vegas, Nevada. He joined the station in February 1997. Previously he worked at WBNG TV 12 in Binghamton, New York.
Chris Maathuis Date of Birth / Birthday
Maathuis manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. Therefore, it is not known when he celebrates his birthday and how old he is at the moment. Judging from his appearance, he might be in his 60s.
Chris Maathuis Measurements/Height
He is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 10 inches.
Chris Maathuis Partner/Wife
Maathuis is married to his better half Sandi Maathuis. During their free time, they like traveling with their grandchildren.
Chris Maathuis Kids/Children
Maathuis and his wife are proud parents of their two daughters, Staycee and Jami. They are also grandparents. Staycee is married and she has three children.
Chris Maathuis Relatives/ Family
Maathuis manages to keep information regarding his parents away from the limelight. Additionally, he shares no information regarding whether or not he has any siblings. We will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Chris Maathuis Schooling/Education
Maathuis attended Granite High School in Salt Lake City where he received his High School Diploma in 1977. From there, he joined the University of Utah in 1981 to further his education and pursue his career course. In 1984, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism. While there, he broadcasted for KUER a public radio.
Chris Maathuis Profession
Maathuis is an Emmy award-winning sports director at KLAS-TV in Las Vegas. Prior to joining the KLAS-TV 8 News NOW sports team, he worked with WBNG-TV in Binghamton, New York. His journalism career began as the news and sports director for KSEE radio in Arkansas. During his working time there, he provided play-by-play for Harding University. He interviewed then-Gov. Bill Clinton as his claim to fame in the “land of opportunity.”
He also worked in Salt Lake City. While there, he served for seven years. Maathuis’s news and sports coverage helped him to win numerous broadcasting awards. During the ’80s, he covered the Utah Jazz and was also the voice of the Weber State Wildcats. Maathuis also worked for KIFI-TV in Idaho Falls as a sports director. While there, he earned awards for the state’s best local sports coverage.
During his working time at WBNG-TV in New York. His sports coverage and best single sports story on Kentucky Derby winner Exterminator helped him to win state awards. He also covered the Mets, Syracuse, Penn State, Jets, and the Giants.
Furthermore, he covered Mixed Martial Arts, high school sports, Boxing, UNLV, and in Las Vegas, other sporting events are unmatched. He is also a host of a football coaches’ show and the award-winning UNLV Game Time basketball.
Chris Maathuis Income
Maathuis receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Chris Maathuis Net Worth
Through Maathuis‘s career as a sports director, reporter, and anchor he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
Chris Maathuis Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Maathuis is active on his social media accounts. He has about 543 likes on his Facebook Page, about 5,071 followers on his Twitter account, and around 621 followers on his Instagram account.