Who is Christian Ponder husband of Samantha Ponder, net worth, career earnings, bio, age, height, children

Who is Christian Ponder husband of Samantha Ponder, net worth, career earnings, bio, age, height, children

Christian Ponder is the husband of famous ESPN host Samantha Ponder, who recently received a criticism for making ‘bigotry’ remarks against transgenders, find out more about his net worth

Sam Ponder is a longtime ESPN broadcaster, who recently made some remarks regarding transgender athletes competing in women’s sports.

Who is Christian Ponder husband of Samantha Ponder, net worth, career earnings, bio, age, height, children, stats


Ponder has so far worked for ESPN for almost ten years, and originally gained prominence while working on College GameDay.

Sam Ponder under fire for remarks against transgender athletes

Just recently, Riley Gaines was sharing messages sent to her by young sportswomen who reportedly felt threatened that trans women were taking up their spots in lineups and were left feeling helpless.


Ponder replied to this tweet by sharing:

I barely said anything publicly abt this issue & I’ve had so many ppl msg me, stop me in the street to say thank you+ tell me stories abt girls who are afraid to speak up for fear of lost employment/being called hateful. It is not hateful to demand fairness in sports for girls.”

However, she a lot of criticism from those trans athlete supporters who called her remarks ‘bigotry’.


Sam Ponder has worked for the ESPN for almost ten years and is currently works as the host of ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown. She initially gained fame after she replaced the beloved Erin Andrews on College GameDay. College GameDay is a highly regarded program, which airs on ESPN every Saturday at 10 AM ET. Find out more about her husband and his personal life below.

Christian Ponder brief bio

Christian Andrew Ponder is the husband of ESPN host Sam Ponder, and a former American football quarterback. He was born on 25 February 1988 in Dallas, Texas, United States to parents David Ponder and Christine Ponder. He has a brother named Jon Ponder.

Age and height

Christian Ponder is currently 35 years old and stands at a height of 1.88m

Career and profession


Christian was a Florida State standout Christian Ponder was selected in the first round of the NFL Draft. The Minnesota Vikings drafted him with the 12th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. He then went on to play for the Denver Broncos and the San Francisco 49ers. Throughout his career, he made a total of 6,658 passing yards. Despite his time in the NFL, he never truly lived up to the fanfare of a first-round draft position. The former NFL quarterback now works in business in New York City.

Christian Ponder net worth

According to various sources, Christian Ponder has an estimated net worth of around $12 million.

Team Contract Type Total
Vikings Drafted $10,158,698
Raiders UFA $2,250,000
Broncos SFA $745,000
49ers SFA $800,000

Marriage and children

Christian and Samantha Ponder got married back in 2012, and they currently reside together in New York with their family. Sam and her husband Christian Ponder together share three children together.

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