Sage Steele is one of the most admired and reputed commentators in the field of sports commentary. Her personal life and professional life has remained equally admirable over the years. Sage is 43 years old as of 2016. She is married to Jonathan Bailey who is a former personal trainer. From her 17 years of marriage with her husabnd, she has given birth to three children. She has two daughters and a son.
Sage had shown interest in this field since the very early days. After graduating high school in 1990, she went on to achieve a Bachelors of Science degree in Sports Communication. And ever since her graduation in 1995, she has only seen progress and achievement in her career.
Image: Sage Steele during an interview
Sage was the commencement speaker at the 2015 Indiana University undergraduate commencement. She considers this to be the "greatest honor of her career". This is because exactly 20 years ago, Sage had graduated from that University with a degree that has made her this successful in the industry.
Sage's First television sports reporting stint was at WSBT-TV, the CBS affiliate in South Bend, Indiana. She was cast as a news producer and reporter there from 1995 to 1997. Since then, she has been seen in numerous TV networks and TV shows which helped her rise to fame.
THIS is why I'm so honored to have worked my first @nycmarathon. Thank you to everyone for having me, but most of all, thank you to the participants like this AMAZING woman. Thanks for inspiring me to be the best me possible, in every aspect of my life. #humbled #tcsnycmarathon @espn @abcnetwork @abc7 @nyrr
With such fame comes its perks. Being a successful TV sports commentator has been paying Sage a pretty handsome amount. According to unofficial sources, Sage currently earns a salary of $400 thousand annually. This figure is expected to rise further with her continuing works with ESPN and ABC.
Bauer & Lackey in the 10th inning of game 7 of the World Series. Exactly the way we all thought it would be. #worldseries— Sage Steele (@sagesteele) November 3, 2016
Accumulating handsome salary from each commentary she makes, Sage has been seeing an uprise in her net worth. As of 2016, Sage's net worth is expected to be around $1.8 million.
This figure is bound to hit higher marks in 2017 what with her being the host of Miss America 2017 pageant alongside Chris Harrison.
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