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The frontman for the ESPN show ‘Pardon the Interruption,’ Michael Wilbon has been working on the show since 2001. Apart from the show, he worked for ESPN.com and ESPNChicago.com that has helped him flourish in the entertainment industry filled with positive remarks from senior and motivational comments from the viewers.
His writing skills as a sportswriter has helped him achieve the top-notch position in the ESPN.
He was born in Chicago, Illinois, on November 19, 1958. He is 61-years-old. According to his zodiac sign, he is Scorpio. He comes from African ancestry and holds African-American ethnicity. An American national, he completed his High School from St. Ignatius College Preparatory School. Later he joined Northwestern University and attended Medill School with a journalism degree.
Net Worth, Salary and Income
After completing a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Wilbon started working for The Washington Post as a writer for the newspaper. As a writer, he used to write about Baseball leagues, Football leagues, Basketball leagues, and many other sports. He worked for the Washington Post for almost a decade. Moreover, he has worked with The Daily Northwestern before moving into ESPN. He ended his career as a writer after writing the last post for the Washington Post. Wilbon has dedicated his life to his work, which resulted in fame and prestige. He is one of the demanding journalists who has an impressive career experience.
Nevertheless, his work has landed him a luxurious lifestyle and glory. The estimated net worth of Wilbon is expected at around $16 million. He is one of the American journalists who has achieved a lot on his career span.
Married, Wife, Children
Wilbon is a married man and has dedicated his life to be a worthy husband. Though there is no information on his early married life, his wife’s name is Sheryl Wilbon. The couple is pursuing a prosperous married life since 1997, April 9. Together the duo is blessed with a son, Matthew Raymond Wilbon. He was born on March 26, 2008.
Parents, Sibling, Family
With great difficulties, Wilbon’s parents raised him and helped him reach his true potential. His father, Raymond Wilbon, was a laborer by profession, while his mother, Cleo Wilbon, worked as a junior high school teacher and counselor. His parents raised Wilbon along with his younger sibling. He has a brother named Don Wilbon.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Despite the age, Wilbon has maintained his body figure. He has a masculine body structure and looks healthy from his physical appearance. Furthermore, he has an impressive height of 6 feet 2 inches. He has brown eyes and has partial hair on his head.