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Leila Rahimi is an American television sports anchor and reporter. She is well recognized for her work as a reporter and anchor for NBC Sports Chicago. She is also well-known for her work as an anchor, reporter, and sideline reporter for Comcast SportsNet Houston’s broadcasts of the Houston Astros and Houston Rockets. She currently rotating their duties alongside Mike Berman and Jeff Blanzy in the station’s weeknight newscasts, and currently co-hosting with Berman on the weekly sports news program Sports Sunday, replacing their longtime main sports anchor Siafa Lewis, when he was hired by CBS-owned station KYW-TV as weekday news anchor in the same month. She received Emmy nominations for her work with the Astros and the Rockets. Rahimi was second female co-host of Sports Sunday, behind Paula Faris.

Birth Name

Leila Rahimi

Nickname

Leila

Profession

Journalist, Sports Anchor, Newscaster

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Leila Rahimi was born on the 22th of June 1983, in Denton, Texas, United States of America.

Age

She’s currently 40 years old.

Sun Sign

Cancer

Ethnicity

Multiracial

Religion

Islam

Education

In 2002, Leila graduated magna cum laude from the University of North Texas with a degree in journalism.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Leila Rahimi has dated –

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Leila has largely opted to keep her personal life away from the public spotlight, which makes it difficult for us to say anything about her love life and dating history.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 6 feet 0 inches
  • In centimeters – 182 cm
  • In meters – 1.82 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 70 kg
  • In Pounds – 154 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-24-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 33D

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

She wears a size 11 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Leila became known for her work hosting mid-day updates for the Chicago-based sports station, 670 The Score. She has worked as a field reporter for the San Diego Padres, and later as a sideline reporter for the Houston Astros and the Houston Rockets. She promotes her career and posts photos of herself with her friends and colleagues on her leilarahimi Instagram page, which has gained 20K followers.

Leila Rahimi Net worth

Leila Rahimi has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Leila Rahimi

  • Rahimi was born and raised in Denton, Texas. While her parents’ names are unknown, her mother is an American and her father was born in Iran but subsequently moved to the United States.
  • After high school, she interned with Dallas Mavericks announcers Wally Lynn and Mike Fisher. From 2001 to 2005, she worked as an anchor/reporter with KTCK-AM Sports Radio in Dallas.
  • In 2006, Leila went to work as a sports anchor/reporter with CBS-affiliate KXII TV in Sherman, Texas.
  • In 2007, she accepted a position with NBC-affiliate KXAN-TV in Austin, Texas. In 2012, she moved to San Diego to work for Fox Sports San Diego where she served as the field reporter for the San Diego Padres and produced a weekly program.
  • She then returned to Texas, working at Comcast SportsNet Houston as an anchor, reporter, and sideline reporter for the Houston Astros and the Houston Rockets; while in Houston, she was nominated for several Emmy awards.
  • In 2014 and 2015, Leila worked with the MLB Network while in Philadelphia and was an anchor and reporter for Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia.
  • In October 2015, she was hired as the anchor for NBC Sports Chicago.
  • In August 2020, Rahimi was laid off from NBC Sports Chicago as part of company-wide cutbacks at NBCUniversal due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
  • In January 2021, Leila was announced as a partner to long-time WSCR host Dan Bernstein on a new mid-day show dubbed Bernstein and Rahimi.
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