Michael Wilbon | Biography

Posted On: 22 Aug, 2014


Michael Wilbon | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth November 19, 1958
Age 59 Years 0 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Commentator
Wife/Spouse Sheryl Wilbon
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Net Worth $9 Million Dollars
Height 6 feet 2 inches
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Matthew Raymond Wilbon

An American sport commentator, sport writer and columnist for Washington post, who was born on November 19 1958 in Chicago. His good name is Michael Wilbon. He worked as an analyst for ESPN and co-hosted pardon the interruption on ESPN along with former post writer Tony Kornheiser since 2001. In 1976 he went to Ignatius college preparatory school.  From Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, he received his degree in journalism. In 2001, he gained the title of top sports columnist from the society of Professional Journalists.

In 1980, he started working for the Washington post. Before being advanced to the full time columnist, he covered college sports, the National Football League, Major League Baseball and Basketball Association. His column, which is generally concentrated towards the culture of sports as the action on the court or field. He succeeded to cover ten summers and winter Olympic Games throughout his career in the Washington Post.

In October 2001, he started co-hosting ESPN’s daily opinion forum pardon the Interruption along with Tony Kornheiser. He represents himself as a member of ABC’s NBA Countdown, in which he had hosted with Bill Simmons, Jalen Rose and Magic Johnson, this was the pre-game show for the network’s NBA telecasts. He can be seen weekly on WRC-TV in Washington, D.C with Pro Football Hall of Famers John Riggins, WRC sports Director George Michael and Sonny Jurgensen on Redskins Report during the football season. He also had appeared with Tony Kornsheise and Michael, USA Today basketball writer David Dupree on Full Court press during the basketball season. But, these shows were postponed due to budget cuts. In recent years, he is identified as ESPN personality.

Let’s know about some interesting fact about him, he had his last column on December 7 2010, where he wrote for the Washington post and officially dedicated full time to work for ESPN and ABC. He was invited as a guest at the White House on July 2013. Unluckily, he had a heart attack on January 27, 2008. Once, he had a discourse on racist on the Tony Kornheiser shows. His name at birth is Michael Ray Wilbon and Nickname is Mike Willybuns. His distinctive feature is Clean-shaven head. He has a good height, which is about 6 feet and 2 inches tall. His age is 55. He has been living in Benthesda, Maryland and he also has a house in Scottsdale, Arizona. He is also an actor, who is known for Pardon the Interruption, All American, Jim Brown and We Believe. Not only this, he has written and edited many books such as I May Be Wrong but I doubt it and who’s Afraid of a Large Black Man. These books became the best seller in the New York.

Talking about his family and relationship, He got married in 1997.  His wife’s name is Sheryl Wilbon. For the first time he became a father, when his first child named Matthew Raymond Wilon born. The couple is doing well, still there is no information about their divorce. Wilbon has an honest relationship with former NBA star Charles Barkley and he is his close friend.

He is very dedicated, Laborious and honest person, particularly to his duty and due to this reason he has won to earn name, fame and more riches. His annual salary is 1.5 million dollars and net worth is 9 million dollars. We can stay with him via email and twitter. His biography can be found at wiki and unapix.com