Michael Wilbon

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Quick Facts

Date of Birth November 19, 1958
Nationality American
Profession Commentator
Working for ESPN's SportsCenter
Ethnicity Black
Marital Status Married
Spouse Sheryl Wilbon (Husband)
Married on 1997
Children(s) Matthew Raymond Wilbon
Qualification Graduation, Degree
Net Worth(s) $9 Million
Name on Birth Michael Ray Wilbon (Real Name)
Divorce Not Yet
Height 1.89m
Weight N/A
Religion Christian
Twitter @RealMikeWilbon
Age 62 Years

Michael Wilbon is an American commentator of ESPN and former sportswriter and columnist for the Washington Post. Since 2001 he is an analyst for ESPN and co-hosts Pardon the Interruption on ESPN with former Post writer Tony Kornheiser.


He was born on November 19, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois, United States as Michael Ray Wilbon.


He was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois with his family. He is only the child of his parents. He was also educated there only.

School College

Wilbon studied at the St.Ignatius College Preparatory School and graduated in 1976 and then went to the Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, where he majored journalism degree in 1980.

Father, Mother

His father and mother names are not disclosed to the media although there are no details about his parents.

Children Kids

He is the father of one child. The name of his son is Matthew Raymond Wilbon who was born on March 26, 2008.

Career Life and Jobs

In 1979 and 1980 following his summer internships program at the newspaper, Wilbon began his career working as a columnist for the Washington Post in 1980. In his earlier days, he covered sporting events including Major League Baseball, the National Football League, College Sports and the National Basketball Association prior to working as a full-time columnist in the early nineties. In the Post, his column was much based on the sports culture focusing on the court or field. He also covered several Winter and Summer Olympic Games for The Washington Post. In addition to his work at Post, Wilbon contributed to ESPN's "The Sports Reporters ", and several other shows. On 22 October, 2001 he started co-hosting network's "Pardon the Interruption ", alongside Tony Kornheiser. He further hosted ABC's pre-game show "NBA Countdown", alongwith Bill Simmons, Jalen Rose, and Magic Johnson. Wilbon also worked for WRC-TV based in Washigton, D.C., appearing for the weekly show ,"Redskins Report", with George Michael, Sonny Jurgensen and John Riggins and on "Full Court",with George Michael,Tony Kornheiser and David Dupree. Both of these programs ran until December 2008. Wilbon was named "The Top Sports Columnist", by the Society of Professionals Journalist in the year 200. In the meantime, Wilbon is most known for his work at ESPN and has been serving to this network for many years now. Besides his work at sports network, Wilbon also appears in the film. He has made his cameo appearance in sketch comedy anthology the movie "Movie 43," starring with Elizabeth Banks, Kristen Bell, Halle Berry, Leslie Bibb, Kate Bosworth and Josh Duhamel in 2013.

Wife, Marriage and Divorce

He is married to Sheryl Wilbon in 1997. They are still together having a mutual understanding and cooperation between each other. There is no sign of any divorce between them.

Shirtless and pictures

He is one of the professional sportscaster for ESPN. He has covered many shows for ESPN. He has galleries of his pictures on the internet when searched.

Height, weight and age

He has a great height and perfect weight. He has well maintained height and weight. He stands 1.89 meters tall. His height and weight matches him. At present his age is 55 years.

Nationality, Ethnicity, religion

He is of an American nationality and he is of American black ethnicity. As his religion he is an Christian.

Net Worth, Salary and income

Wilbon is a sports columnist and television host with a net worth of $9 million. Michael Wilbon has earned his net worth as a sportswriter and columnist for the Washington Post, as a commentator and analyst for ESPN, as well as co-host of Pardon the Interruption. His annual salary is $1.5 million.

Awards and Achievement

Wilbon is one of the oldest commentators of ESPN. He has been showing his skills in the field of anchoring and he has been performing very well. He is loved by his fans. He hasn’t been able to win any awards till date but he is working very hard and has earned a lot of love from his fans.

Gossip and Rumor News

There are no rumors he is living a happy life with his wife and children.

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