- 1 Who is Abby Hornacek?
- 2 Abby Hornacek Wiki- Age, Childhood, and Education
- 3 Career Beginnings
- 4 Rise to Stardom
- 5 Abby Hornacek Net Worth, Height, Weight, Appearance, and Body Measurement
- 6 Abby Hornacek Eye Injury
- 7 Abby Hornacek Personal Life, Dating, Married, or Single?
- 8 Abby Hornacek News, Facts, Influence
- 9 Abby Hornacek’s Father, Jeff Hornacek
Who is Abby Hornacek?
Abby Hornacek is an American journalist, but is perhaps best known to the world as the daughter of the former National Basketball Association (NBA) player now coach Jeff Hornacek. Abby has worked for several media outlets, including Southern California Prep Insider, and is currently working for Fox Nation, which is a spin-off streaming service from Fox News.
Abby Hornacek Wiki- Age, Childhood, and Education
Born Abigail Marie Hornacek on the 25th April 1994, in Paradise Valley, Arizona USA, her father Jeff is of Czech ancestry, while her mother Stacy is an American and an accomplished writer. She is the youngest in the family with two older brothers, Ryan born in 1989, and Tyler in 1990.
Abby went to Xavier College Preparatory school in Arizona, and upon matriculation enrolled at the University of Southern California, from which she obtained a degree in broadcast journalism.
During her university years, Abby practiced her journalistic skills by working for several student-operated TV stations. She started with Trojan Vision Television, before quitting to focus more on volleyball. However, she later returned to student television, but this time it was Annenberg TV. She remained there throughout her university, which gave her considerable experience and knowledge.
She joined Fox Sports San Diego as an intern where she remained for four months, before moving forward in her career.
Abby was recruited by the Southern California Prep Insider, where she worked from 2015 and throughout 2016, gradually becoming more proficient, and as a result, she got a job offer from Fox Nation.
Rise to Stardom
She first worked behind the scenes but was eventually promoted to its online shows. She started with contributions to “Watter’s World” (2019-2020), as a Fox Nation host, and from there moved on to other shows such as Trish Regan Primetime” (2019), then also made appearances in the popular show “Outnumbered” (2019). Abby’s popularity quickly improved, and she continued working for Fox Nation, appearing in other such as “Fox and Friends”, and later “Fox Files”, also from 2019 to 2020.
Since joining Fox Nation, Abby has mainly been covering sports events, especially the NBA championship, as well as the NBA Summer League, covering the games of her father’s ex-club, the Phoenix Suns.
Abby Hornacek Net Worth, Height, Weight, Appearance, and Body Measurement
Abby is now almost a journalistic star, so in the last few years, her net worth has increased thanks to her success; according to sources, Abby Hornacek’s net worth is estimated at $1 million, as of early 2020.
Abby stands at 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall, while she weighs approximately 132lbs ~ 60kgs, and her vital statistics are 34-26-35, bra size 33B. She has blonde hair and beautiful green eyes.
Abby Hornacek Eye Injury
There are a lot of rumors about Abby’s eye; some of them include a plastic or glass eye, then contact lenses as she can’t see, and even that she had two surgeries on her eye in order to see again. The incident happened while she was in high school and aspiring to become a professional volleyball player – according to some reports, she was smashed by the ball right in her face and the blow was so hard that she had to have double surgery on her eye. However, this information is not confirmed, and for now it all remains a rumor. Other rumors include a foot injury, which has also kept her away from her dreams of becoming a professional volleyball player.
Abby Hornacek Personal Life, Dating, Married, or Single?
Abby is a very private person despite being on the news every day. She has successfully hidden all the major details from her personal life, and for now, she remains silent about her love life. According to sources, she is single and focused as much as she can be on her career.
Abby Hornacek News, Facts, Influence
Abby’s new star status has opened many doors, and she has been published in a number of magazines. Her newest accomplishment is becoming the “Top Gun”. In addition to sports, she also writes about travel, and is also avid fan of national parks. A recent rticle about the effect of Covid-19 on travel.
Before journalism, Abby was a pageant contestant, and in 2014 was 3rd in the Miss Arizona USA pageant. She also enjoys snowboarding.
Abby is very popular on social media platforms, especially Instagram, with more than 70,000 followers on her official Instagram page, which she uses to share her most recent accomplishments, including her Top Gun achievement.
Abby Hornacek’s Father, Jeff Hornacek
Born Jeffrey John Hornacek on the 3rd May 1963, in Elmhurst, Illinois USA, he is a former professional NBA player and later coach. He went to Lyons Township High School in La Grange, Cook County, Illinois, and following matriculation enrolled at Iowa State where he spent four years, playing basketball for the university team.
He was one of the best players in his class and his jersey No. 14 was later retired by Iowa State Cyclones.
To speak of his professional playing career, he was drafted by the Phoenix Suns in 1986 as the 46th overall pick. He played for the Suns until 1992 when he was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers, while the Suns got Charles Barkley, and the 76ers also acquired Tim Perry and Andrew Lang. Two years later he was sent to the Utah Jazz, and became their legend alongside Karl Malone and Stockton, playing for the Jazz until his retirement in 2000 – his jersey was also retired by the Utah Jazz.
He finished his playing career with 15,659 points and 5,281 assists.
He was the assistant coach of the Utah Jazz from 2011 to 2013 under Tyrone Corbin, though he joined the Jazz in 2008 as a shooting assistant coach for some of the players on the roster. From Utah he moved to the Phoenix Suns as a head coach, but without any major success, and as the head coach of the New York Knicks from 2016 to 2018.
His wealth has been estimated at $8 million, as of mid-2020. He has been married to Abby’s mother Stacy since June 1986.