Michael Wilbon Biography

Published On Feb 09, 2016
Facts of Michael Wilbon
Date of Birth: 1958 , November-19
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Hannah Storm
Birth Name William Joseph Devane
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Ethnicity Black Ethnicity
Profession Journalist
Net Worth $1.5 Million USD
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 56 kg
Famous for Journalist
Education Simmons College
Siblings Roberto Ifill, Maria Phillip Ifill, Oliver Ifill, Jr., Earle Ifilll
Nick Name Mike
Father Eleanor Ifill
Mother O.Urcille Ifill, Sr.
Waist size 26 in
Chest Size 35 in
Bicep Size 12.5 in
Shoe Size 9
Affair with Margaret Hoover
Girlfriend Margaret Hoover
Awards Not Yet
Salary 7 Million Dollar
Married Yes
Married to N/A
Children 2
Divorce Not Yet
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
TV Show PBS NewsHour, Washington Week
Movies Interstellar
Body Measurements 34-26-32 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Working For WABC-TV, ABC
Face Color White
Music Group Bell Biv DeVoe
Albums Laughter's Good
Boyfriend Sean Diddy Combs
Books Washington's Farewell: The Founding Father's Warning to Future Generations
Died 23 May 2017
Breast Size 34
Hip Size 32 in
Religion Scientology
Sisters Sally-Ann Roberts
Neck Size 9.1
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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.

Michael Wilbon

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Born in Chicago, Illinois, United States

November 19 , 1958

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.

Married to Sheryl Wilbon


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.


Child Matthew Raymond Wilbon

March 26 , 2008

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.


Began his career in Washington Post


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.

Promoted as Columnist


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.

Graduated from St Ignatius College Preparatory School


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. 

Top sports columnist


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.

Guest at White House

July 12 , 2013

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.

Joined ESPN

December 7 , 2010

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.

Had a Heart attack

January 27 , 2008

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.