Yianni Kourakis Biography
Yianni Kourakis is an award-winning sports reporter and anchor for WPRI 12 News in the United States. Kourakis leads sports for 12 News at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m., and he also hosts and produces the Sports Wrap nightly at 10:45 p.m. on FOX Providence, as well as the Patriots Wrap and New England Nation.
Yianni Kourakis Age
Yianni’s age and date of birth are not known to the public, he is rather secretive about his personal life.
Yianni Kourakis Birthday
Yianni has not disclosed any information on his birthday nor his date of birth.
Yianni Kourakis Height
Kourakis stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs about 65 kgs.
Yianni Kourakis Family
Kourakis was born and raised in Rhode Island, however, he has not disclosed any information on her family nor his siblings at the moment.
Yianni Kourakis Wife
Yianni and his gorgeous wife Beth Maiatico Kourakis are blissfully married. On October 3, 2020, the pair will celebrate their 9th wedding anniversary. They are the proud parents of two lovely children from their marriage, Paige, who is now 7 years old and celebrates her birthday on May 7th every year. Chip, on the other hand, will turn four on October 15th, 2020.
Yianni Kourakis Salary
According to WPRI anchor salary, Yianni receives an annual average salary of $85,000.
Yianni Kourakis Net Worth
Yianni’s net worth is approximated to be ranging between $100,000-$300,000 as of 2021.
Yianni Kourakis Career
Kourakis is WPRI 12 and FOX Providence’s award-winning sports director. Yianni leads sports for 12 News at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m., and hosts and produces the Sports Wrap, the Patriots Wrap, and New England Nation weekly at 10:45 p.m. on FOX Providence.
Since joining the 12 News team in September 2013, he has covered four Patriots Super Bowls, including exciting victories against the Seahawks, Falcons, and Rams, as well as two Red Sox World Series victories in 2013 and 2018. Yianni presented live post-game broadcasts from the field following each championship game.
In addition, he covered the Bruins’ run to the Stanley Cup Final in 2019. In addition, he covered URI and PC basketball in the NCAA Tournament, as well as the Friars Hockey Championship team, and he co-hosted Inside Rhode Island Basketball with Dan Hurley.
Yianni formerly worked as a sports anchor/reporter at WRIC-TV in Richmond, Virginia, before returning to the Ocean State, where he was named Associated Press Sportscaster of the Year in Virginia on many occasions. He has also worked for the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network and Salisbury, Maryland’s WBOC-TV. He is a proud graduate of the University of Maryland.
Yianni Kourakis Awards
Kourakis is a Rhode Island native and a South Kingstown High School alumni. While at WPRI, he was nominated for three Emmy Awards, won an Associated Press Award for Best Program, and was awarded Best Sportscaster by Rhode Island Monthly.