How well do you know your favourite sports presenter, Jay Onrait? This article provides a glimpse into his family, net worth, and career.

Who is Jay Onrait?

Jay Onrait is a journalist, sports presenter, and television personality based in Canada who is the host of Jay Onrait on TSN.

Jay Onrait Age

He is 49 years old.

Jay Onrait Height

He has a stunning height of 1.98m and has weight that compliments him.

Jay Onrait Nationality

He is a Canadian

Jay Onrait Early Life, Education

He celebrates his birthday on August 29 of every year and the year he was born is 1974 in the city of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

He spends his childhood years in Boyle, Alberta and Athabasca.

He was a pharmacy assistant due to his father’s profession.

He enrolled in Edwin Parr Composite School in 1992 and upon his graduation, he received $250 for physical education from the Royal Canadian Legion Athabasca branch although he did not participate actively in any of the classes in the athletic arena in the last stages of his high school.

He made a donation or contribution of $251 which was a refund during the dinner held for the Athabasca Regional Multiplex.

Jay Onrait Family

His dad’s profession is Pharmacist.


Jay Onrait Wife

Jay is the husband of Chobi Liang, a beautiful businesswoman and Public Relations Officer. They tied the knot in October 2013.

Chobi Liang used to work at TSN as a publicist.

Jay was formerly married to Darcy Modin and they exchanged vows in 2002.

Does Jay Onrait have Children?

He has two children with his wife.

Jay Onrait Net Worth: What is Onrait source of income?

His projected net worth is $2million.

He has earned his revenue primarily from his television presentation job as a sports anchor.

What is Jay Onrait’s salary?

The contracts of Onrait and O’Toole, who are said to earn over $300,000 a year, were recently extended for an additional two years.

Each year, Onrait accrues a salary of $123,000.

Jay Onrait Career

He was consistently attached to Canadian media personality, Dan O’Toole from 2003 to 2021 and in their first partnership, they hosted the SportsCentre’s first episode and were recognized as the main anchor set up for the television channel.

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Onrait got a job with US Sports Network FS1 to partner with another presenter on the final telecast on TSN on June 28, 2013.

Jay secured a nomination for the Gemini Award in 2010 and won the Best Sports Presenter in 2011.

Jay started working at TSN in 1996 as an editorial assistant while he was studying at Ryerson Polytechnic University.

Afterwards, he became the sports director at CFSK-TV in Saskatoon and later served as the host of The Big Breakfast on the A-Channel in Winnipeg for two years.

Onrait later became the host of NHL on the Fly and Molson That’s Hockey 2 on NHL Network in 2001.

Onrait started working at TSN in 2002 and in 2003 he teamed up with Dan O’Toole to co-host SportsCentre. Onrait started writing blog posts on in 2006. Subjects have ranged from the Stanley Cup and the NBA to a full-day blog covering the NHL trade deadline. His blog posts are typically flavoured with allusions to popular culture.

In October 2010, he started hosting the Sportscentre Morning Rush on TSN2, but it was cancelled in October 2011. Onrait co-hosted Olympic Morning with Beverly Thomson during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. During the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Onrait and O’Toole co-hosted live daily editions of SportsCentre from the city.

On May 3, 2013, TSN revealed that Onrait and his co-host Dan O’Toole were departing from SportsCenter to pursue broadcasting opportunities on American television at the recently established Fox Sports 1 in Los Angeles.

They kept hosting SportsCentre until June 28, 2013.

Fox Sports Live premiered on August 17, 2013, featuring Onrait and O’Toole as hosts. The last episode aired on February 22, 2017, after the show was cancelled and the contracts of the two broadcasters were not extended.

TSN stated on March 1, 2017, that Onrait and Dan O’Toole would return to Canada to host a new show SC with Jay and Dan, set to debut in the Fall of 2017. The initial broadcast of the show was on September 4th.

What happened to Jay Onrait and Dan?

In 2017, O’Toole and Onrait went back to Canada when Fox decided not to extend their contracts. After that, O’Toole co-hosted SportsCentre with Jay and Dan and Onrait once more for four years, until TSN fired him in 2021. He is currently the host of BetRivers’ Boomsies! podcast.

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Jay Onrait Social Media

He is on Instagram. His followers there exceed 70,000

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