Who is Abby Hornacek?
Abby Hornacek is an American journalist who serves as a TV host of FOX Nation’s “PARK’D”, “Ride to Work” and “American Arenas” series. She is the daughter of former NBA player Jeff Hornacek. She became a digital host for 120 Sports network in 2016 and joined Fox Nation in 2019.
Born on 25th April 1994, Abby was raised in her hometown Paradise Valley, Arizona, United States.
With white family background, the University of Southern California graduate went on to become a budding superstar with her breakthrough job in FOX Nation, hosting some of its famous sports shows. She was a playing member of Kappa Kappa Gamma and the USC Sand Volleyball team.
Childhood – Family
Abby Hornacek was born as the daughter of Jeff Hornacek, former coach of Phoenix Suns and current coach of the New York Knicks, and Stacy Hornacek. She is survived by his two brothers, Ryan and Tyler.
According to Fox News, Abby attended Xavier College Preparatory in Phoenix, Arizona. As a sports lover, she won the Class 5A Division I state title for the school volleyball team in her first three years.
She went on to complete her cum laude graduation from the University of Southern California in May 2016 in Broadcast Journalism. She was also one of 14 students selected by faculty to graduate from the USC Annenberg School of Journalism with Departmental Honors.
She was also a member of four honor societies, Kappa Kappa Gamma and the USC Sand Volleyball team. At the time, Abby suffered an injury in her right eye while playing volleyball in college.
|Real Name/Full Name||Abby Marie Hornacek|
|Birth Name||Abigail Marie Hornacek|
|Age||27 years old (2021)|
|Date of Birth||25th April 1994|
|High School||Xavier College Preparatory|
|College||University of Southern California|
|Hometown||Paradise Valley, Arizona, United States|
|Debut Show||Fox Nation's Show Watters' World|
|Parents | Siblings|
|Father||Jeff Hornacek (NBA Coach)|
|Brothers||Ryan Hornacek (B2B at Google), Tyler (USC Trojan Volley Ball Player)|
|Birthday | Zodiac Sign|
|Birth Place||Paradise Valley, Arizona, United States|
Career – Works
According to her LinkedIn profile, Abby Hornacek started her career in the journalism industry in 2012 when she joined as anchor and producer for the Trojan Health show.
In January 2014, Abby joined FOX Sports San Deigo and worked as a production intern for four months before co-hosting for the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury and hosting for the Phoenix Suns Mock Draft. She remained a host on the show San Diego Prep Insider for a year.
She rose to fame after FOX Nation signed Abby Hornacek as a travel and lifestyle host on 31 January 2019. Since joining in 2018, Abby serves as a host of three FOX Nation’s shows:
Abby travels the United States’ national parks to showcase the nation’s ideal places along with various adventures.
2. Ride to Work
Abby conducts interviews to drive various FOX Nation hosts and Fox News personalities to work inside the network.
3. American Arenas
Abby embraces her passion for sports and travels to the country’s most beloved fields and sporting venues.
Additionally, Hornacek is the host of the weekly FOX News Radio (FNR) podcast Getting Schooled, where she is joined by guests and experts in the field to uncover the origins behind popular buzz words and phrases.
Prior to joining FOX Nation, Hornacek served as a contributor to ESPN and a sideline reporter for FOX Sports. She also hosted “San Diego Prep Insider” on FOX Sports San Diego.
Abby Hornacek participated in Miss Arizona USA peagant in 2014, in which she was the 3rd runner up.
According to her date of birth, Abby Hornacek is 27 years old in 2021. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.
With a body measurement of 34-26-33 inches, Abby currently weighs 60 kilograms or 132 pounds, and she stands at the height of approximately 5 feet and 8 inches or 173 centimeters. Having blonde hair and green eyes make her more attractive also for modeling and brand endorsement.
With dimple on both cheeks, Hornacek enjoys a very healthy vegetarian diet.
|Weight | Height | Body Measurements|
|Weight||60 kg in Kilograms
161 lbs in Pounds
|Height||5' 8" in feet and inches
173 cm in centimeters
|Dress Size||2 (US)|
|Shoe Size||6 (US)|
|Bust - Waist - Hips||34-26-33 inches (86-66-84 cm)
According to various sources, Abby Hornacek has an estimated net worth of $500,000 in 2020. It was reported that she makes around $40,590 as her annual salary.
|Net Worth: 2020 – 2021|
|Net Worth in 2020||$500,000|
|Net Worth in 2021||To Be Updated|
Dating Life – Boyfriend
Abby Hornacek has not shared anything about her boyfriend publicly on social media as she enjoys living a single life. The beautiful star seems to be single based on her social media accounts.
10 Facts Only Abby Hornacek Fans Know
- Her birth name is Abigail Marie Hornacek
- She spent her childhood in Utah until shifting to Arizona after her father Jeff Hornacek’s retirement in 2000
- She had her first crush on main High School Musical protagonist Troy Bolton
- Her favorite actor is Marvel star Robert Downey Jr. and her favorite actress is Emma stone
- She prefers Netflix over Hulu because of its wide variety of options
- She already started hosting at three shows of FOX Nation before completing her first year
- During the COVID-19 pandemic, Abby launched a new campaign called #BringTheBlood, which encourages people to address the blood shortage
- In May 2020, Abby experienced flying in one of the world’s most elite fighter jets with the Navy Blue Angels
- Her favorite NBA player is Giannis Antetokoumnpo
- When Abby was not busy raising awareness over the shortage of blood donations amid the coronavirus outbreak, she was challenging her dad, former NBA player and coach, Jeff Hornacek to a high-stakes version of ping-pong that one must see to believe.
Abby Hornacek Eye Injury
Unfortunately, Abby’s volleyball career was rather short-lived after a volleyball hit her in the face. This led to Abby’s eye issue, which resulted in her wearing a green-colored glass lens for protection when on television.