| Date of Birth :|| Apr 27th, 1967
| Age :||51 Years old
Jason Whitlock is a sports broadcaster and journalist born on April 27, 1967 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Jason Whitlock’s bio states his nationality is American and he is of African-American ethnicity. He is a renowned journalist who uses unique and catchy words and has influenced with his technique of writing. Jason is best known as a former sports writer for ESPN, alongside many other networks. Jason, at present, works for FOX Sports 1 as the co-host of “Speak For Yourself”.
Net Worth and Salary
Thanks to his $2.1million contract sign-up with FOX Sports 1, Jason Whitlock’s net worth is estimated at a gigantic $10million according to sources. Jason’s brilliant salary accounts for most of his net worth. He studied in Warren Central High School where he was a proficient school footballer from an early age. Due to his talents, he got enrolled in Ball State University on football scholarship and later graduated in 1990 with a degree in journalism. Jason began his career as a part-time writer for “The Herald Times” in Bloomington, Indiana. Howeverm his very first full-time job would be waiting for him at “The Charlotte Observer”, as a reporter. Then in 1992, he joined Ann Arbor News where he covered University of Michigan for two years. Then, he started working for “Kansas City Star”, where he was a sports writer for almost 16 years. In 2008, he was awarded the National Journalism Award for commentary, making him the first sports writer to win the award. Prior to this, he had also started writing columns for ESPN.com's Page 2, in 2002. At ESPN, he also hosted shows such as “Jim Rome Is Burning”, and “Pardon the Interruption”. He decided to depart from ESPN in 2006 and work for AOL Sports, but ESPN expected him to continue working on ESPN TV. However, soon after his departure, he severely criticized two of his colleagues at ESPN- Mike Lupica and then Robert Jackson in an interview with some mean comments. As a result Jason was fired from ESPN that same year. After getting fired from ESPN, Jason joined FOX Sports 1 in 2007 and worked there for almost six years. In 2013, ESPN re-called Jason to join the network crediting his splendid writing skills.
Although he has timely talked about his girlfriends and dates in media, it is pretty unclear whether Jason is married and if he has a wife. He is frequently interrogated in interviews about his plans on getting married, but he states there are “Advantages to being single” and he is enjoying them right now. Many also assume Jason Whitlock to be gay; he has supported the LGBT community and gay involvement in sports. Jason is believed to be dating some white woman who name have not yet heard of. At 55 years of age, even though if Jason comes out as gay at some point in his life, it could be expected.
Height and Weight
At a splendid height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.89 meters), Jason is a tall man with a heavy body. Jason’s weight and other body measurements aren’t available in figures, but he has a large appearance. He gets questioned about his weight loss needs time and again.
Wiki and Facts
Jason’s birth sign is Taurus. He is a beloved personality on social media, who doesn’t stay away from rumors for very long. Jason Whitlock is not on Instagram, unfortunately, but can be reached out on Twitter where he is found as @WhitlockJason. He has 260K followers on Twitter. Jason’s Wikipedia is available on the Internet, and so is his bio on his personal website and IMDB page.