Michael Wilbon Net Worth: Michael Wilbon is an American sports commentator and sportswriter who has a net worth of $9 million dollars. Born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1958, Michael Wilbon graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He landed his first newspaper gig with the "Washington Post" in 1980 where he covered the MLB, NFL, NBA and college sports. A decade later, he became a columnist with the paper, writing several pieces a week. Wilbon joined ESPN while working for the "Washington Post" and worked on several shows before becoming host of "Pardon the Interruption" with Tony Kornheiser in 2001. That year, he was named the top sports columnist by the Society of Professional Journalists. He has covered every Super Bowl and NBA Finals since 1987. Eventually, he left the paper to work on the network full-time in 2010. Wilbon has written the introduction for both of Charles Barkley's "New York Times" best-selling books: "Who's Afraid of a Large Black Man?" and "I May Be Wrong But I Doubt It". The type-2 diabetic threw out the first pitch at a Cubs-Cardinals game in 2008. He and his wife, Cheryl, had their first child via surrogate in 2008. Wilbon and his family live in Bethesda, Maryland and Scottsdale, Arizona.
Michael Wilbon Salary
What is Michael Wilbon's salary per year? $1.5 million