John Skipper net worth and salary: John Skipper is an American entertainment executive who has a net worth of $15 million dollars and annual salary of $5 million. Based in Connecticut, John Skipper graduated from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill with a degree in English Literature. He then went on to earn an MA in English Literature from Columbia University in New York City. After completing his studies, he began his professional career as a secretary at Rolling Stone magazine. He eventually moved up the ranks, and became a staff writer. He also worked for US Magazine and Spin. He went on to become Senior Vice President of Disney Publishing Group. In the late 90s, he was named Senior Vice President and General Manager of ESPN The Magazine. Eight years later, he became Executive Vice President of Content. In early 2012, he was named President of ESPN, Inc. He is also the co-chairman of Disney Media Networks.