Curt Sandoval

By Prithvi Singh | Updated on July 15, 2022
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    Curt Sandoval is a famous sports anchor/ reporter working as a weekend sports anchor/reporter for KABC-TV. Just like his wife Jeanne Zelasko, he has been working in this field for quite some time now; starting his journey as a sports anchor/reporter for 7NEWS. He is still pushing forward and doesn’t appear to be stopping any time soon.

    Apart from his professional career, which he seems to be enjoying very much, his personal life is also something to look into. There are a lot of things that need to be answered regarding his personal life like his relationship with his wife Jeanne Zelasko. So, when did the couple marry? Do they share any kids?

    Hence, buckle up as we take a ride to uncover facts related to Curt Sandoval’s life.

    Curt Sandoval’s Wiki-Bio: What is his Age?

    He was born Curtis J Sandoval on May 1, 1964, in Santa Clarita, California. He is 58 years old as of 2022. 

    Moving on, he is one of three sons between Irv Sandoval, an ex-football coach and athletic director, and his late wife. Unfortunately, Curt’s mother died due to cancer several years ago. After her death, his dad remarried.

    He has three siblings, two brothers, (Chris Sandoval and Kevin Sandoval) and a sister Kim Phillips. He is a Christian who went to a Catholic church with his family every Sunday. 

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    Curt Sandoval with his father, step-mom, and siblings

    Furthermore, taking about his education details, the reporter completed his high school at the University of Westminster (1980-1982); and to pursue his career as a sports anchor, he completed his Bachelor in Arts degree in Sports Communication from the Metropolitan State University of Denver (1983-1987). 

    Curt Sandoval’s Career as a Sports Anchor/Reporter

    He is currently working as a weekend sports anchor and reporter for KABC-TV (1999-present). However, after graduating from Metropolitan State College in Denver the seven times Emmy Award winner worked in various organizations before landing a job at KABC-TV.

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    Curt in Rome while reporting.

    He worked as a sports anchor and reporter for 7NEWS, Colorado from the year 1990 to 1995. He also worked as an anchor and a reporter for KUSI TV, San Diego from 1995 to 1999. During his time at KABC- TV Curt won a total of seven Emmy Awards for his performance and contribution to the company.

    Sandoval is an Athlete 

    He was always fond of sports. Aside from anchoring, Curt was also interested in athletic events. He has taken part in several marathons and finished several Triathlons. Furthermore, he competed in a 140 miles event to raise $5000 for the Challenged Athletes Foundation.

    Curt Sandoval’s Business Venture: Velocity Sports Performance

    He started his business when he purchased Velocity Sports Performance in 2012 which focused on helping young athletes to progress and achieve their goals. But soon after he purchased the business, it was at a loss which put a lot of stress on him.

    His close friend also said that:

    “You know a lot about sports, but you are not a great business guy”

    Not too long after he sold the business.

    Curt Sandoval Suffered from a Throat Cancer!

    Sandoval fought cancer and lived to tell the tale. He first found out about cancer on the night after Halloween in 2014. Throughout his diagnosis journey, he shared pictures on his Facebook and Twitter accounts stating that he was suffering from cancer.

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    Curt Sandoval in a Hospital Bed in 2015 for cancer treatment.

    After having Lymphoma for around a year or so on Dec 31 of 2015 he uploaded a story on Facebook giving us an update on the situation. Curt also talked about how he lost his mother to cancer and that his father was a two-time cancer survivor as well. Sadly, his wife was also diagnosed with cancer in Dec 2007.

    Curt Sandoval Wife: Jeanne Zelasko, Who is She?

    Jeanne Zelasko is a well-known anchor, journalist, and sportscaster who was born on October 26, 1966, in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. Just like her husband Zelasko has also been in this field of interest for a long time. She has a long career history as a reporter.

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    Curt’s wife Jeanne is also a reporter.

    Curt’s spouse started her career as a host for a talk show on KCEO radio and also as a metro traffic reporter. However, her professional career as an anchor/reporter took a big leap when she started anchoring the weekend newscasts at “KDCI-TV” in the year 1993.

    Since then she has worked for multiple news networks including Fox Sports (1996-2010), Junior Dodger Host (2009-2010), The Beast 980 (2014-2016), CIS communications (2003-2016) and is currently working for Fox Sports Net as a Prime- Ticket anchor/reporter/sportscaster.

    To learn more about Curt Sandoval’s wife please read our previous article on Jeanne Zelasko to know her in person.

    Curt Sandoval and Jeanne Zelasko Married Life, Are They Still in a Relationship?

    The pair exchanged vows on June 13, 1998, after dating for a couple of years. They first met while working in San Diego, California.

    The couple is blessed with two children a son named Trevor Sandoval and a daughter named Isabela Sandoval. They are currently staying in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

    Their daughter Isabela is a gymnast and has won multiple championships including three National Championships in 5 years in Orlando, Florida. Whereas, their son Trevor is an Ice Hockey goalkeeper and plays hockey competitively for his college. He is also named the Foothill League Defensive Player of the year in Lacrosse during his time in high school. Trevor also enjoys cycling and racing against his dad.

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    Curt with his Family enjoying the beach.

    Regardless of their beautiful marriage, their relationship was put to the test in the summer of 2015 when Curt became obsessed with opening a gym which put a lot of stress on him and his family and almost led to divorce.

    But some times later he had a change of mind when he find out about tithing, which eventually changed his mind and body. After connecting to god, he found a way to solve his family issues.

    Curt Sandoval Social Media Handles 

    Curt is frequently active on social media platforms including Facebook (Curt Sandoval), Twitter (@abc7curt), and Instagram (@abc7curt) along with having a LinkedIn account by the name of (Curt Sandoval).

    Meanwhile, Jeanne Zelasko is active on Twitter (@JeanneZelasko) where she posts/tweets pictures and events that happen during her work.

    Curt Sandoval Net Worth Details

    He is currently estimated to have a fortune of $5 million, which he has accumulated from his work as a sports anchor/reporter for more than 31 years.

    Similarly, his wife Jeanne Zelasko is estimated to have a net worth of around $3 million.

    The couple also own condominium units in Colorado and Florida

    Curt Sandoval’s Physical Appearance and Interests

    He stands at 5 foot 10 inches and has gray hair with a white skin tone and light brown eyes.

    Talking about his interest, he is an avid runner and loves spending time outdoors doing things like surfing and cycling.

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