Charissa Jean Thompson (born May 4, 1982) is an American television host and sportscaster who works for Fox Sports. He previously worked for ESPN, Versus, and the Big Ten Network.

Charissa Thompson was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. She knew she wanted to be a broadcaster from a young age.

Charissa Thompson high school years were spent at Inglemoor High School in Kenmore, Washington United States Of America.

In 2004, Charissa Thompson graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a B.A. degree in Law and Society

Charissa Thompson has appeared on college sports shows on Big Ten Network and Fox Sports Net (FSN). Thompson also served as a sideline reporter for college football and basketball games.

The NFL Network's "NFL Now Updates" featured Thompson in 2010. She worked for Yahoo Sports covering the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver .

Charissa Thompson lives in Malibu, California. In January of 2020, Kyle Thousand, a sports agent, got engaged to her. Thousand and she will marry on December 30, 2020.

Charissa Thompson Wikipedia article also clarified in 2019 that she was not a trapeze artist as previously implied in her Wikipedia article, ESPN analyst and former Chicago Bulls player Jay Williams Thompson.

After her iCloud account was hacked and nude photos of Thompson were leaked online, Thompson sought legal action shortly thereafter

Charissa Thompson dated ESPN analyst Jay Williams, a former Chicago Bull. She did not perform as a trapeze artist, as the article previously stated..