Michael-Wilbon
Michael Wilbon | Biography

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  • Full Name Michael Wilbon
  • Occupation Analyst, Commentator, TV Host
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Illinois, USA
  • Birth Date Nov 19, 1958
  • Age 63 Years, 0 Months
ESPN Commentator

Michael Wilbon | Biography

Currently, Michael Wilbon, along with Tony Kornheiser co-hosts the ESPN talk show 'Pardon the Interruption'

Michael Wilbon left The Washington Post in 2010 to join the ESPN channel as a reporter. As of now, he is more of an ESPN personality than a reporter covering events and happenings.


Michael Wilbon is a television personality and ESPN commentator. He is mainly known to his fans as the co-host of the talk show, Pardon the Interruption.

Who is Michael Wilbon?

Michael Wilbon is a newspaper columnist, former sportswriter, TV talk show host, and commentator. He has also served as a panelist of the ESPN talk show, The Sports Reporters. Currently, he co-hosts Pardon the Interruption alongside Tony Kornheiser.

Michael began his media career as an intern for the newspaper, The Washington Post in 1979. The following year, he got promoted to the full-time sports columnist for the same newspaper. At The Washington Post, Wilbon covered news for the Final Four, Super Bowl, NBA Finals, and Olympic games. Moreover, Wilbon earned the title 'The Best Deadline Writers' for his contribution to The Washington Post.

Michael Wilbon left the newspaper in 2010 to join the ESPN channel as a reporter. As of now, he is more of an ESPN personality than a reporter covering events and happenings.

How old is Michael Wilbon?

Michael Wilbon, full name Michael Ray Wilbon was born on 19 November 1958 in Chicago, Illinois. He is 63 as of 2021.

For education, Michael attended Northwestern University to study Journalism and graduated in 1980.

Is Michael Wilbon married?

The ESPN star married Sheryl Watkins on 9 April 1997. He has a son, Matthew Raymond, with her.

Matthew was born in March 2008 and is currently 13 years old. He is a basketball enthusiast and plays school-level basketball tournaments. On 21 February 2020, Michael congratulated his son for winning his school's league tournament.

Salary and Net Worth

The ESPN analyst currently earns an annual salary of $6 million. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Michael's salary in 2015 was $4 million per annum, which was raised to $6 million in 2019. Thus, as of 2021, Wilbon has a net worth equivalent to $18 million.

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