Kayte Christensen is a retired American women’s professional basketball player and current commentator for ABC and ESPN during Women’s College basketball. Christensen competed internationally and for the Phoenix Mercury and Chicago Sky in the WNBA. Kayte has also served as a colour analyst for ESPNU and was alongside play-by-play announcer Doug Sherman on the call of the 2011 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship game. Christensen was an aggressive player and her typical play was described as diving for loose balls and generally sacrificing her body for the good of the team.
Kayte Christensen: Personal Information
Kayte Lauren Christensen was born in Lakeview, Oregon to Randy and Cathy Christensen. She grew up on her family’s ranch in the Modoc County sawmill town of Likely, California, with two sisters and a younger brother. She was born on November 16, 1980. In June 2011, Christensen travelled to Venezuela as a SportsUnited Sports Envoy for the U.S. Department of State. In this function, she worked with Darvin Ham to conduct basketball clinics for 300 youth from underserved areas and met with Venezuelan sports officials. In so doing, Christensen helped contribute to SportsUnited’s mission to promote greater understanding and inclusion through sport.
Physical Features: Kayte Christensen
Kayte Christensen is a very beautiful looking lady. She stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches and has an ideal body weight. At the age of 41, Kayte Christensen’s height is 6′ 2″. Kayte Christensen’s weight is 170 lbs. She has a distinct body type with excellent height and body measurements. Her body weight is appropriate for her height. Her body build type is very athletic. She has black hair and dark brown eyes colour. Her body measurements are 34-31-33 inches.
Career: Kayte Christensen
Christensen was selected by Phoenix Mercury in the third round (40th overall) of the 2002 WNBA Draft. In her first four seasons in the WNBA, Christensen averaged 3.8 points, 2.9 rebounds and 0.75 steals per game. She signed with the Houston Comets for her third WNBA season on March 24, 2006, but was waived on May 19, 2006, when she failed to make the regular-season roster.
She rejoined the Mercury later one month later on June 15. After the 2006 season ended, Christensen became a free agent until March 2007, when she signed a contract with the Chicago Sky. She played in 23 games and scored 48 points for the Sky during the 2007 season. She was released from the Chicago Sky after missing the 2008 season opener due to a recurring back injury. Christensen has twice been the recipient of the WNBA Offseason Community Assist Award, first in 2003 and second in 2004.
Kayte Christensen has an estimated net worth of around $4 million. She has earned a good amount of money from her basketball career and has also earned a handsome sum of money from her commentating career.
There is not much info about her salary and endorsement earnings but it will be updated soon.
Kayte Christensen is also active on various social media platforms. She is on Instagram with the username @kaytechris. Her account is not verified and has 7.5k followers so far. Kayte’s Twitter account is verified and has around 21K followers. Her username is @kayte_c. She is also famous on Facebook and Pinterest.