Michael Wilbon Biography
Michael Wilbon is a TV show host famous for hosting ESPN’s show titled Pardon the Interruption since 2001. Apart from that, he also serves as a columnist for ESPN.com and ESPNChicago.com.
Additionally, he is an NBA analyst for the ABC channel as he covers the pre-game show called NBA Sunday Countdown.
However, Michael’s skills are not limited to hosting or commentary; he is also a recognized actor with credits in movies like Mr. 3000 (2004) and Creed (2015).
Personal Life: Wife And Children
Michael has been married to Sheryl Watkins since 9th April 1997. Together, they are fortunate to be blessed with a son named Matthew Raymond Wilbon.
The couple’s son, Matthew, was born in March 2008 via surrogacy.
Before beginning his journey as a full-time host for ESPN in 2010, he worked as a newspaper writer for The Washington Post from 1980. He covered the news related to the MLB, NFL, NBA, and college sports.
After serving for a decade for The Washington Post, he became a columnist while also working with ESPN at the same time.
Earlier to joining The Washington Post, he was a writer for The Daily Northwestern.
As per Celebrity Net Worth, Michael has accumulated a total net worth of $16 million- which is fueled via his profession as a writer, commentator, journalist, and actor.
Bio: Age, Family, And Education
Michael was born on 19th November 1958 in Chicago, Illinois. He was raised alongside a brother named Don.
The TV host’s father Raymond was a laborer; whereas, his mother Cleo worked as a junior high school teacher and counselor.
Pursuing his education, Michael joined Northwest University and received a degree in Journalism in 1980.