Jemele Hill
Jemele Hill
Celebrated Name: Jemele Hill
Real Name/Full Name: Jemele Juanita Hill
Gender: Female
Age: 48 years old
Birth Date: 21 December 1975
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.65 m
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Children: No
Yes (Ian Wallace)
Profession: American sports journalist
Net Worth in 2024: $5 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Jemele Hill is a sports journalist from the USA who serves for the website The Undefeated of ESPN. She was the host of ‘His and Hers’ on ESPN. She has hosted many other shows for ESPN and has also worked as a columnist for Hill began her career by working with Raleigh News & Observer as a sports writer. She is known for maintaining a low profile life.

Maybe you know about Jemele Hill very well But do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Jemele Hill’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Jemele Juanita Hill is the daughter of Denise Dennard and Jerel Brickerson. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on 21 December 1975.

She completed her schooling in 1993 from Mumford High School. Later, she went to Michigan State University. As a child, Hill was a tomboy, and her favourite sport was baseball. She used to write stories right from an early age.

It was reported that Jemele Hill was in a relationship with her co-host from ‘His & Hers’, Michael Smith. She is currently in a relationship with Idris Elba, who is an English actor.

In 2008, she was suspended from her show after she made a post on Adolf Hitler. She is very active in social media and has got over 585,000 followers on Twitter. She serves as a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 21 December 1975, Jemele Hill is 48 years old as of today’s date 25th May 2024. Her height is 1.65 m tall, and her weight is 70 kg.


In the beginning, Jemele Hill used to work as an assignment sports writer for Raleigh News & Observer. She then became the sportswriter of Detroit Free Press. There she has worked for six years and used to cover basketball and football from Michigan. She has also covered the Olympic Games of 2004 as well as the NBA Playoffs.

In 2005, Hill began to work as a columnist for Orlando Sentinel. She remained there till 2006. In November 2006, she became the national columnist of Following that, she started making her television appearances.

She has appeared in shows like ‘SportsCenter’, ‘The Sports Reporter’, ‘ESPN First Take’, and ‘Outside the Lines’. Hill has also served as the sideline reporter of college football 2012. In 2011, she became the host of the podcast ‘His & Hers’.

Following that, she started the show, ‘His & Hers’ on ESPN2. In 2017, she became the evening anchor of ‘SportsCenter, which is a flagship of ESPN. Jemele Hill has also appeared in other shows like ’10 with Slip Bayless’ and ESPN First Take’s First’. She also appeared ‘Jim Rome Is Burning’.

Awards & Achievements

At the 2007 Poynter Sports Media Summit, Jemele Hill was conferred with the McKenzie Cup. She is the winner of the inaugural prize, which is given in the tribute of Van McKenzie. In 1998, for her contribution to sports feature writing, she received the North Carolina Press Association Award. The Michigan State’s College of Communication, Arts & Sciences has bestowed her with the Rising Star Alumni Award in 2007. In 2018, she was nominated for the Image Awards.

Net Worth & Salary of Jemele Hill in 2024

Jemele Hill Net Worth
Jemele Hill Net Worth

As of May 2024, The estimated net worth of Jemele Hill is more than $5 million. She has been active in her profession right from an early age and has worked with several media houses. She amassed this net worth particularly by working for ESPN. In the past she has worked for, ‘News & Observer in Raleigh’, ‘Detroit Free Press, ‘Orlando Sentinel’, and ‘ESPN’. She has received many honours and continues to be active in her profession. There can surely be an increase in her net worth in the coming years.

Jemele Hill is one of the most famous sports journalists in the world. She is talented and very dedicated to her profession. In 2017, she made controversial remarks against President Donald Trump. The remarks were purely personal and not on behalf of ESPN. Hill has got many followers across the world.


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