Net Worth: $9 Million
- Source of Wealth Sportswriter, Columnist and Commentator
- Birth Place Chicago, Illinois
- Marital Status Married to Sherry Wilbon
- Full Name Michael Ray Wilbon
- Nationality Mexican-American
- Date of Birth November 19, 1958
- Occupation Current Commentator and Former Sportswriter and Columnist
- Education Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism
- Children Matthew Raymond Wilbon
About Michael Wilbon
Nicknamed “Mike” and “Willybuns”, Michael Wilbon has an estimated net worth of $9 million and an annual salary of $1.5 million. He is a former sportswriter and columnist for the Washington Post and the current commentator for ESPN. He also serves as an analyst for ESPN and co-hosts Pardon the Interruption on ESPN with former Post writer Tony Kornheiser since 2001.
Born Michael Ray Wilbon on November 19, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois, he graduated from St. Ignatius College Preparatory School in 1976. He received his journalism degree in 1980 from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. In the same year, he started working for working for The Washington Post after summer internships at the newspaper in 1979 and 1980. He covered college sports, Major League Baseball (MLB), National Football League (NFL), and the National Basketball Association (NBA) before his promotion as fulltime columnist in February 1990. On December 7, 2010, he went to work fulltime for ESPN.
In his career, Michael Wilbon has covered ten Summer and Winter Olympic Games for The Washington Post, every Super Bowl since 1987, nearly every Final Four since 1982 and each year’s NBA Finals since 1987. He has also appeared in some television sports program as well as a cameo appearance in the film Movie43.