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Holly Sonders - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Holly Sonders is an American professional golfer, TV host, model, and reporter. She’s best recognized as a sportscaster for Fox Sports and The Golf Channel.


Holly Sonders began her career journey in the golf field by practicing golf so many times since she was just a child.

Her debut began in 2001 at a competition AJGA that was conducted in Texas Kingswood. From there, her career in golf started to shine brightly.

Even so, she still managed to get a professional education at the university. Later, she then helped the Spartans win the Big Ten ladies’ golf championship back in 2007.

After graduating, Holly worked as a reporter for Big Ten Network, which later was followed by her job at Golf Channel.

Her popularity rose to stardom after appearing on Golf Channel, especially for her work on Golf School and Morning Drive.

Later, Holly then got another position at FOX Sports, in which she got a lot of challenges but still successfully passed them.

After some years of spending her time at FOX Sports, in 2019 Holly left the company and launched her own business, TEAM-UP Fitness App.

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  • Real Name: Holly Niederkohr
  • Stage Name: Holly Sonders
  • Nickname: Holly
  • Birthday: March 3, 1987
  • Birthplace: Marysville, Ohio, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Nationality: American
  • Religion: Christian
  • Profession: Golfer, Model, TV Host, Reporter
  • Education: Michigan State University
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  • Twitter: @holly_sonders
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  • Instagram: @holly.sonders
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Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance

  • Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
  • Weight: 61 kg (135 bs)
  • Blood Type: –
  • Hair Color: Brunette
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Body Measurements: –
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  • Father: Dan Niederkohr
  • Mother: Sandy Niederkohr
  • Sister: –
  • Brother: –

Husband, Boyfriend, & Dating History

Erik Kuselias

Holly married Erik Kuselias, who used to be her co-host on Golf Channel, in 2011.

Unfortunately, their marriage ended in divorce in 2016 for unknown reasons.

Kliff Kingsbury

Holly and Kliff Kingsbury, who’s an American football coach, began dating in 2019.

Unfortunately, their short-term relationship ended in the same year it started, because of undisclosed reasons.

Vegas Dave

Holly started dating Vegas Dave, a professional gambler, in December 2019. Soon after starting their romance, the pair were engaged.

Unfortunately, their relationship didn’t last that long. It ended in 2020, which most likely happened because she feels restless and miserable during the pandemic.

Oscar De La Hoya

Holly and Oscar De La Hoya, who’s an American promoter and professional boxer, began dating in 2021. They met at a boxing event that marked her return to sport broadcasting after retiring from Fox Sports in 2019.

Their relationship seems to be still going strong.

Net Worth

She has a net worth of approximately $5 million to $10 million.

Her income mainly comes from her career as a professional golf athlete, golf model, TV host, and reporter. Not only that, but her income also comes from her business as well.


  • Holly has many fans because of her amazing talents and beauty.
  • She often posts photos of her on her social media.
  • Even though she is popular, there are various controversies around her.
  • Holly is a Colombus Ohio native.
  • Many people admire her as a person who can combine her experience and knowledge.
  • Holly has a lively personality.
  • She has inspired many people, especially women, to gain confidence and pursue their dreams no matter what.
  • At work, her colleagues said that she is very professional and hard-working.
  • In her spare time, she loves to spend her time exercising.
  • Her ideal type is…

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TV Series 

  • New Girl (FOX ⏐ 2015), as Holly Sonders

TV Shows

  • Hell’s Kitchen (FOX ⏐ 2023), as herself (restaurant patron)
  • OutKick the Coverage (ET 2021), as herself (voice)
  • Fox College Football (FOX 2018), as herself (sideline reporter)
  • Making Money with Charles Payne (FOX 2017), as herself)
  • NFL on FOX (FOX 2015), as herself (sideline reporter)
  • U.S. Open Golf Championship (NBC 2015), as herself
  • Fox USGA (FOX 2014), as herself (host)
  • School of Golf (Golf Channel 2012), as herself (host)


“I was just dying inside most of the time [while working on Golf Channel and Fox Sports] to being told what to say, what to do, how to act, and so it’s, there’s something to be said for being free whether other people like it or not.”

“At the end of Fox, it was just, after 10 years of being scripted, and told what to say, and to cut my hair, and to wear baggy clothing and to wear a polo, I’d had enough.”


Who is Holly Sonders?

She is an American professional golfer, TV host, model, and reporter.

Who is Holly Sonders’s real name?

Her real name is Holly Niederkohr.

What makes Holly Sonders famous?

She’s best recognized as a sportscaster for Fox Sports and The Golf Channel.

Where is Holly Sonders from?

She was born in Marysville, Ohio, United States.

How old is Holly Sonders?

She was born in 1987, and she is 38 years old as of 2025.

When does Holly Sonders celebrate her birthday?

She celebrates on the 3rd of every March.

How tall is Holly Sonders?

Her height is 5’8″ or 173 cm.

Who are Holly Sonders’s parents?

Her father’s name is Dan Niederkohr and her mother’s name is Sandy Niederkohr.

Is Holly Sonders married?

No, she is currently unmarried. But she is in a relationship with Oscar De La Hoya.

Who is Holly Sonders’s ex-boyfriend?

Her ex-boyfriends are Kliff Kingsbury and Vegas Dave.

Who is Holly Sonders’s ex-husband? 

Her ex-husband is Erik Kuselias.

How rich is Holly Sonders?

Her net worth is around $5 million to $10 million.

What is Holly Sonders’s nationality?

Her nationality is American.

Holly Sonders is an inspiring public figure. She is hard-working, independent, and never afraid to get her own dream.