Jay Bilas net worth and salary: Jay Bilas is an American sports analyst who has a net worth of $2.5 million dollars and annual salary of $500 thousand. Born in San Pedro, California, Jay Bilas was an excellent basketball player. His senior year of high school, he was named First Team All-CIF, First Team All-South Bay, MVP of the Bay League, and Best in the West. He went on to play at Duke University for four years and graduated with a degree in Political Science. From there, he was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks, and went on to play overseas for the next four years. He began coaching under Mike Krzyzewski at Duke in 1990, and still coaches for various special sports workshops and for Operation Hardwood. He began working for the Duke Radio Network, as a color commentator in 1993. In 1995, he began working for ESPN, serving as a color commentator and analyst. He is now a fixture on ESPN, and has also co-hosted many of their studio broadcasts, including, "SportsCenter" and "ESPNEWS".