Cris Collinsworth’s Wife

Former NFL wide receiver Anthony Cris Collinsworth is now famous for being one of the best sports commentators. Saturday Night Football is incomplete without Cris Collinsworth’s commentary as he has been appearing on the NFL network, Showtime and CBS for over four decades.

Collinsworth played 8 years in the NFL all for the Cincinnati Bengals and received three Pro-Bowl honors. With his height of 6 feet 5 inches and legitimate speed, he created many mismatches against much smaller cornerbacks in the league. Collinsworth was drafted in 1981 and in his rookie year, he was the Bengal’s leading receiver. With 67 catches, he also set the Bengal’s rookie record for the most catches in a year. Collinsworth made it to the Super Bowl on 2 occasions with the Bengals, yet they were unsuccessful both times. After 8 years as a wide receiver, his numbers read 417 receptions for 6,698 yards with 36 touchdowns in 107 games.

Cris Collinsworth has been supported by his longtime wife Holly Bankemper who he met after he finished his NFL career. Read on to know all about Cris Collinsworth’s wife, Holly Bankemper.

Cris Collinsworth
Cris Collinsworth and His Wife

Who is Cris Collinsworths’ Wife, Holly Bankemper?

Holly Bankemper is an attorney of law and practices in Cincinnati. She got married to Cris Collinsworth in 1989 when both of them were attending the University of Cincinnati College of Law. She graduated in 1988 and has been practicing ever since. Holly Bankemper grew up in Fort Thomas, Kentucky. Before attending law school, Holly Bankemper used to attend the University of Kentucky where she was also a cheerleader. Holly Bankemper has been a practicing attorney and she has also excelled as a wife and mother. Cris and Holly's children have varying degrees of success in sports. So, it's like they say, the apple doesn't fall from the tree.

Holly Bankemper
Holly Bankemper

What is Holly Bankemper’s Net Worth?

Holly Bankemper has accumulated a net worth of around $3 million over the span of her career. She is a successful lawyer and a standing member of the Cincinnati Bar Association. Her husband Cris Collinsworth has also amassed a generous net worth of around $14 million through his career as an NFL player and a sports broadcaster.

What is Holly Bankemper’s Age?

Holly Bankemper was born on November 23, 1964. She is currently 58 years old.

What does Holly Bankemper do for a living?

Holly Bankemper is an attorney and also a member of the Cincinnati Bar Association. She has been practicing law for over three decades and is a veteran in the field. She is a general practice attorney.

Holly Bankemper’s Social Media

Holly Bankemper is a private person and seldom appears in public or talks to the media. She does not have any social media accounts at least not which are known to the public.

How long have Cris Collinsworth and Holly Bankemper been married?

Cris Collinsworth met Holly Bankemper after he was already a famous personality. He had finished his career in the NFL and was pursuing law at the University of Cincinnati. Their friends set them up for a date at the ‘The Precinct’, a night club in Cincinnati that Cris Collinsworth owned. The pair hit it off and have stayed together ever since.

Cris Collinsworth and Holly Bankemper have been married for more than three decades. Cris had proposed to Holly in 1988 during an MLB All-Star game in Cincinnati. They got married on June 3, 1989. After marriage, the pair shifted to Holly’s hometown and currently live near the Ohio River in a grand mansion. Cris and Holly have a very successful marriage.

Holly Bankemper and Cris Collinsworth Children

Holly Bankemper and Cris Collinsworth have four children together. All four of their children are adults and lead successful careers.

Their eldest son Jack is following in his father’s footsteps and is a journalist with NBC. He hosted the Rio Olympics as part of the NBC team. He has also worked with ESPN.

Their second child Ashley works as a sales coordinator for 21c Museum Hotels. She is a graduate of Harvard University.

The name of their third child is Austin, and he works as a developmental director at a company called Xsolla.

Their youngest child Katie is a business marketing manager at the Golf Channel.

Cris Collinsworth's Family
Cris Collinsworth's Family


Q. Who is Cris Collinsworth?

A. Cris Collinsworth is a former NFL wide receiver who played 8 years with the Cincinnati Bengals. Currently, he is a very well-known sports broadcaster and analyst who has been in the industry for well over four decades.

Q. What does Cris Collinsworth do nowadays?

A. After a successful 8 year career in the NFL as a wide receiver, Cris Collinsworth has become a very famous sports broadcaster and analyst for more than 40 years. He is also the majority owner of Pro Football Focus.

Q. Who is Cris Collinsworth’s wife?

A. Cris Collinsworth married Holly Bankemper whom he met while the pair were in  University of Cincinnati College of Law. This was after Cris’ NFL career ended and the beautiful couple married in 1989.

Q. Did Cris Collinsworth win any Super Bowls?

A. Cris Collinsworth played in 2 Super Bowls with the Cincinnati Bengals, however, they were unable to win either of them. 

Q. What does Cris Collinsworth’s wife do?

A. Cris Collinsworth’s wife, Holly Bankemper is an attorney and also a member of the Cincinnati Bar Association.