Jay Onrait Net Worth 2024, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Salary

Jay Onrait net worth

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Jay Onrait is a Canadian television personality and sports anchor who hosts SC with Jay Onrait on TSN. From 2003 to 2021, he was frequently paired with fellow Canadian broadcaster Dan O’Toole. In his first stint with TSN, he and O’Toole co-anchored the daily 1:00 am (ET) edition of SportsCentre and were regarded as the lead anchor team for the network.

Onrait was hired by the US sports network FS1 to be its lead co-anchor in 2013, and his final SportsCentre broadcast for TSN aired June 28, 2013. His final Fox Sports 1 show aired February 22, 2017. It was announced that Onrait and O’Toole would be returning to TSN to host a new show, SC with Jay and Dan, on March 1, 2017.

Early life

NameJay Onrait
Net Worth$2 million
OccupationTV personality, Sports anchor
Age49 years
Jay Onrait net worth

Jay Michael Onrait was born on August 29, 1974 (age age 49 years) in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He was raised in Boyle, Alberta and Athabasca, Alberta. His father was a pharmacist in Athabasca, and Onrait held jobs at the pharmacy growing up.

When Onrait graduated from Edwin Parr Composite School in 1992, he was given a $250 graduation award for physical education from the Royal Canadian Legion’s Athabasca branch, despite not taking any athletic classes in his final year of high school. In 2018, Onrait gave the Athabaca Legion a $251 refund at a fundraiser dinner for the Athabasca Regional Multiplex.


Jay Onrait first joined TSN in 1996 as an editorial assistant while attending Ryerson Polytechnic University. He later went on to become sports director at CFSK-TV in Saskatoon and then spent two years as the host of The Big Breakfast on the A-Channel in Winnipeg. Onrait then joined NHL Network in 2001 as host of both the network’s flagship show NHL on the Fly and Molson That’s Hockey 2.

Onrait moved to TSN in 2002 and in 2003 began co-hosting SportsCentre alongside Dan O’Toole. In 2006, Onrait began blogging at TSN.ca. Topics have included the Stanley Cup and the NBA, as well as an all-day blog about the NHL trade deadline. His blogs are usually spiced with references to pop culture.

In October 2010 he also became the host of the Sportscentre Morn ing Rush on TSN2 until it was taken off the air in October 2011. During the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver Onrait served as co-host of Olympic Morning alongside Beverly Thomson. During the 2012 Summer Olympics in London Onrait co-hosted daily live editions of SportsCentre from London alongside O’Toole.

On May 3, 2013, TSN announced that Onrait and his broadcast partner Dan O’Toole would be leaving SportsCentre for broadcast opportunities on U.S. television at the newly formed Fox Sports 1 in Los Angeles. They continued to host SportsCentre until June 28, 2013.

Fox Sports Live debuted on August 17, 2013, with Onrait and O’Toole as hosts and aired its final episode on February 22, 2017, when the show was canceled and the two broadcasters’ contracts were not renewed.

On March 1, 2017, TSN announced that Onrait and Dan O’Toole would be returning to Canada to host a new show SC with Jay and Dan, which would premiere in Fall of 2017. Its first episode aired September 4, 2017, at 12:00 am EST.

When Onrait and O’Toole returned to TSN in 2017, the podcast returned as well with Coors Light as the sponsor. In 2019, Coors announced it would shift its advertising focus to the duo’s SportsCentre show, which was later succeeded by McDonald’s.

After O’Toole was laid off by TSN in 2021, Onrait announced the podcast would be on an “extended hiatus”. The final four episodes were dedicated to O’Toole. Since 2011, Onrait has compiled a best albums year-end list with TSN sports personality Dave Hodge.

Onrait has released two books. Anchorboy, which doubles as his autobiography, was released on October 1, 2013. Number Two: More Short Tales from a Very Tall Man followed on October 27, 2015. Both were Canadian bestsellers and released in paperback in November 2016.


Jay Onrait is currently married Chobi Liang, they had their wedding in October 2013. His wife is a former TSN publicist. His ex-wife is Darcy Modin whom he married in 2002. However, Onrait was nominated for a Gemini Award in 2010, and won the award in 2011 for Best Sportscaster for his work on Sportscentre.

Jay Onrait net worth

How much is Jay Onrait worth? Jay Onrait net worth is estimated at around $2 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as a TV personality and sports anchor. Jay Onrait’s salary per month and other career earning are over $123,000 dollars annually. His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He is one of the richest and influential TV personalities in Canada. He stands at an appealing height of 1.98m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.