Michael Wilbon Biography


Michael Wilbon

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Birth Name: Michael Wilbon
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Sign: scorpio
Age:   58 Years
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Michael Wilbon full name Michael Ray Wilbon is an ESPN commentator and former sportswriter and columnist for the Washington Post. Currently, he is an analyst for ESPN. He was born on November 19, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. There is no information about his parents and about his childhood days. He is American and is of white ethnicity. He is six feel and two inches tall with average weight.

He got married in 1997. His wife good name is Sheryl Wilbon. They have one child named Matthew Raymond Wilbon via surrogate on March 26, 2008. The couple is still together and happy of being each other loving spouse. Besides this there is no any information about his love affairs and girlfriend.

He graduated from St. Ignatius College Preparatory School in 1976. He also earned degree in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism in 1980. In 2001, he gained the title of top sports columnist from the society of Professional Journalist. His salary is 4 million dollar per year and his net worth is 12 million dollars.

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Born in Chicago, Illinois, United States

1958 19th of November

He was born on November 19, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. There is no information about his parents and about his childhood days. He is American and is of white ethnicity. He is six feel and two inches tall with average weight.

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Graduated from St Ignatius College Preparatory School

1976

He graduated from St. Ignatius College Preparatory School and that was in the year 1976. He also earned degree in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism in 1980 and later served as trustee in that University. 

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Began his career in Washington Post

1980

After internship at the newspaper for some years, he began his career in Washington Post in 1980. Before 1990, he covered several sports news such as college sports, Major League Baseball, the National Football League and the National Basketball Association.

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Promoted as Columnist

1990

He was promoted to full time columnist in the Washington Post and that was in year 1990. In his column, he discussed more about the culture of sports as the action on the court or field and used to publish four times in a week.

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Married to Sheryl Wilbon

1997

He is a married man. He got married in 1997 and his loving spouse name is Sheryl Wilbon. The couple is still together and happy of being each other loving spouse. Their relation is based on full of trust and understanding.

 

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Top Sports Columnist

2001

The talented commentator and columnist Michael Wilbon gained the title of "Top Sports Columnist" and that was in 2001. He earned that title from the society of Professional Journalist. At that time, he was the columnist of the Washington Post.

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Child Matthew Raymond Wilbon

2008 26th of March

They have a child named Matthew Raymond Wilbon who was born on 26 March 2008. The child was born via surrogate and that child was their cute little son. They all live together in Bethesda, Maryland, United States.

 

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Had a Heart attack

2008 27th of January

He had suffered from heart attack on 27 January, 2008.  After that attack, he was taken to a Scottsdale hospital.  The doctors performed an angioplasty with successfully and blessed him a new life. Currently, he has no any problems related with it.

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Joined ESPN

2010 7th of December

He wrote his last column for the Washington Post and joined ESPN on 7 December, 2010. He left there to be a full time employee of ESPN. He is still working for ESPN as an as an analyst and has co-hosted Pardon the Interruption on ESPN.

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Guest at White House

2013 12th of July

He was guest at White House on 12 July, 2013 Kornheiser and Tony Reali. They met President Barack Obama in the Oval Office after they had lunch. It was such a great honor for him to visit with President.

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