• Brittney Payton is a journalist and television host and currently works for the FOX 32 television network.
• She is the daughter of NFL Hall of Famer Walter Payton, and her brother Jarrett Payton is also in sports reporting
• She won a Chicago Emmy Award for her work on “Chicago’s Best”
• She is married with one child and is currently part of the Walter and Connie Payton Foundation
• She is active on several popular social networks and has a personal website
Brittney Payton Biography Wiki
Brittney was born on December 25, 1985 in the United States and therefore has American nationality. Brittney is popular for being a journalist and television host, who currently works for the FOX 32 television network.
Education and childhood
Brittney spent her entire childhood in the United States. Her father, Walter Payton, was inducted into the National Football League (NFL) Hall of Fame, while her mother Connie was a housewife – Brittney’s brother Jarrett Payton is also a reporter, focusing on sporting events for the WGN 9 network.
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Brittney grew up being interested in reporting thanks to her father and her sister – the family would often watch news on TV, whether about politics or sports. She was popular at high school thanks to her father, who was an American Football star, and after she matriculated, Brittney enrolled at the DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communications in 2008.
Showing support to their parents, both Brittney and her sister Jarrett have helped launch the Walter and Connie Payton Foundation, and are still part of it.
Career of a TV host and reporter
Brittney launched her career while still attending University, as she began her internship at FOX, and then ABC TV networks.
After her internship finished, Brittney went on to work for the Big 10 Network where she served as their host and a reporter – she held the position for more than a year and a half before switching to WGN-TV station, where she worked as a host of the “Chicago’s Best” TV show.
In 2013, Brittney received a Chicago Emmy Award for her work on the show, credited with hosting over 250 episodes before deciding to move on after landing a job at FOX network 32, where she is still a part of their team – she’s best known for serving as the host of their “Good Day Chicago” show.
Motivated by both her father and sister, Brittney is also into sports broadcasting and a frequent contributor to the NFL Network – she’s been the person who presents the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award for several years now (the award is awarded to the rising star of the Super Bowl).
Apart from this, Brittney can also be seen hosting a few sports shows such as the TV show “Bears Unleashed” which is about her late father’s favorite Chicago Bears football team. Although not an actress, Brittney appeared in the television series “A Football Life” filmed in 2011 and in the television series “The Rookie Handbook” in 2016.
Personal affairs and husband
Brittney is a married woman who prefers to separate her private life from her professional life, but few details regarding her marriage are still known.
Brittney and Jorden Benson had been dating for more than five years before exchanging their wedding vows in July 2013 – they met at DePaul University and it took them a few months to start dating as friends . They exchanged their wedding vows on a football pitch as they both love sports, and only their closest friends and families were in attendance – the two have been married for over six years now and there is no no controversies or rumors surrounding their marriage.
They are parents to daughter Blair Hazel Benson, born August 26, 2016 – it doesn’t appear the two are planning on having any more children.
There were rumors that Brittney was dating a fellow journalist in 2013, but they were quickly dismissed by Brittney who was then already engaged – she didn’t talk about any other men she might have dated before Jason, and Judging from their social media accounts, the family of three seems to be living a happy life together in Chicago, Illinois.
Likes and other interests
There are many things Brittney likes to do when she’s not working on her career as a journalist and presenter.
Brittney is a big fan of clothes and keeps up to date with the latest fashion trends – she openly admits to being a shopaholic and goes shopping for clothes every day. She is currently a host for several major companies such as McDonald’s and Nike – Brittney is also their brand ambassador.
Brittney is a family woman who enjoys spending her free time with her husband and daughter, but recently admitted in an interview that she also enjoys having free time to herself. She enjoys being in nature surrounded by trees and animals and would like to take a trip to the United States on her own one day, however, her current obligations prevent her from doing so.
Appearance and net worth
Britney is 33 years old. She has long black hair and black eyes, and is 1.83m tall while her weight is unknown. According to authoritative sources, her current net worth is estimated to be over $1 million and growing thanks to many things she is currently working on.
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Brittney is very active on several popular social networks because it is very important for her career as a journalist and TV host.
She launched her Twitter account in March 2009 and has since amassed over 17,000 followers and tweeted over 3,000 times. She’s a little more popular on her Instagram account which currently has over 24,000 followers while she has uploaded over 920 photos to it – Brittney also runs a Facebook page, which currently has over 65,000 followers. Brittney has also launched her personal website where you can read her biography, view her portfolio and contact her in case you have any questions or suggestions.