Julie Moran

American journalist, television host, and sportscaster

first female solo host for Wide World of Sports Source: Google

Julie Moran is a journalist, television personality, and sportscaster from the United States. She was the first female to anchor Wide World of Sports, a sports anthology television show that aired on the ABC network.

Early Life, Family, And Education

The Sportscaster Julie Moran was born in Thomasville, Georgia, to Paul Bryan Jr. and Barbara Dixon. Paul excelled in athletics and was awarded an athletic scholarship to the University of Georgia.

Paul encouraged his passion for athletics in his daughter, Julie, who is an All-State athlete in high school. In addition, she excelled academically and graduated from Brookwood Academy in 1980.

She attended Henry W Grady College, a constituent college of the University of Georgia, after high school.

The reporter earned high marks for her degree in Journalism and Mass Communications.


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Pageant Career

Moran’s mother was the University of Georgia’s homecoming queen. As a result, she constantly pushed her daughter to compete in pageants.

Furthermore, Julie was really engaged and excited about finding her spot in the tournament.

She competed in high school and received the title of “Miss Brookwood.” Furthermore, the TV personality competed in America’s Junior Miss in college. She was the winner of the CBS competition.

As a consequence, she became one of the most well-liked contestants. That, however, was the end of her pageant career. Despite this, she went on to host a number of important pageants, including Miss USA and Miss Universe.

Athletic Career

She succeeded in athletics in addition to winning pageants. Her father, Paul, inspired her passion of basketball with his appreciation and respect for the game. The Sportscaster’s enthusiasm for the game is self-evident.

She was an All-State basketball player as a high school student. Not to add that she still retains the rebounding record.

There is no information on her collegiate basketball career, however, she most likely played in college.

Sportscasting Career

Initial Television Career

As the winner of America’s Junior Miss, she was given an internship at WCTV-TV, a CBS affiliate. She frequently filled out reports and conducted office work for Georgia and Florida football games.

She obtained her first work as an ESPN reporter after graduating with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Julie relocated to Los Angeles, California, to report for Sports Focus alongside former basketball star Julius Winfield Erving II.

After nearly two years, she co-hosted Movietime, subsequently renamed Entertainment Tonight, with As Good as It Gets actor Gregory Kinnear in 1986. She later co-hosted NBC Sports Network’s NBA Inside Stuff.

She was also the first woman to headline ABC’s Emmy-winning show Wide World of Sports on her own.

In addition, she was the first woman to be honored with an NBA trading card.

Present Career

Julie Bryan has not joined any other network since leaving ET and has instead concentrated on parenting her kids. She has, nevertheless, done some hosting on occasion.

For example, in 2001, she co-hosted the Oscar pre-show for ABC with Chris Connelly and Jim Moret.

Similarly, she co-hosted the CBS Grammy pre-show with daytime star Ellen Degeneres. She also hosted the Miss Universe pageant in 1998, the Miss USA pageant in 1999, and the Miss Teen USA pageant in 2000. She co-hosted the Miss America pageant once more in 2002.

Moran was also the founder, producer, and host of The Insider’s List With Julie Moran, which aired on Fine Living Network.


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Net Worth And Salary

The former Entertainment Tonight anchor is estimated to have a net worth of $1 million.

In addition, the Sportscaster has hosted a number of high-profile pageants, and award ceremonies, and has worked for a number of well-known television networks. To summarize, she may have earned a respectable wage.

Similarly, her actor and producer spouse is said to be worth $3.55 million. The couple also has a lovely home, automobiles, and a few valuables.

Relationship| Marriage and Kids

She is married to actor Roberto Morán Martnez, better known as Rob Moran.

Aside from acting, he also produces films. He has appeared in a number of films, including Dumb and Dumber, There’s Something About Mary, Shallow Hal, Hall Pass, and Kingpin.

He also acted in the adolescent drama South Of Nowhere, the comedy Meet Dave, and the horror film You’re Next. They met in a Ford Motor Company commercial and began dating shortly after.

The couple married in 1987 after dating for two years. Maiya Dupree, their first child, was born in 1999.

In 2004, the married couple had their second child. Makayla-Amet, their second daughter, will be 18 years old in 2022.


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Age, Height, and Weight

On January 10, 2022, the former athlete will turn 60 years old. She is 5 feet 8 inches tall, thin, and of ordinary weight.


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Social Media Presence

Julie is active on Instagram and Twitter. She has shared 979 posts on her account

Instagram – 2k+ Followers

Twitter – 744 Followers


Who is Julie Moran’s husband?

Roberto Morán Martnez, an actor, and producer, is Julie’s spouse. Rob Moran is well-known for his roles in films such as Dumb and Dumber and Something About Mary.

What is Julie Moran’s net worth?

Although the Sportscaster’s actual net worth is not known, she earns a good living. She has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Aside from that, she is paid really well.

Is Julie still on Entertainment Tonight?

Julie will not be on Entertainment Tonight in 2020. She was a popular television presenter. However, the journalist quit ET in 2001 to raise her two kids. She also desired calm, structured work.

Quick Facts

Full Name: Julie Bryan Moran
Birth Date: January 10, 1962
Birth Place: Thomasville, Georgia
Nick Name: Jules
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: White
Education: University of Georgia
Horoscope: Capricorn
Father’s Name: Paul Bryan, Jr.
Mother’s Name: Barbara Dixon Bryan
Siblings: Not Available
Age: 60 years old
Height: 5 feet 8 inches
Weight: Average
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Build: Athletic
Profession: TV host and Sportscaster
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband: Rob Moran
Kids: Two
Net Worth:  Approx. $1 million
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