Michael Wilbon
Michael Wilbon
Celebrated Name: Michael Wilbon
Real Name/Full Name: Michael Wilbon
Gender: Male
Age: 65 years old
Birth Date: November 19, 1958
Birth Place: Chicago, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.89 m
Weight: 100 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Cheryl Johnson Wilbon (m. 1997)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Matthew Raymond)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): No
Is Michael Wilbon Gay?: No
Profession: Commentator
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $18 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Michael Wilbon also is known as Michael Ray Wilbon, is a very famous personality who is known in the field of commentary. Popularly known as a commentator for ESPN and also a former sportswriter and columnist for the Washington Post. Since 2001, He has also been an analyst for ESPN and former post writer for Tony Kornheiser.

Maybe you know about Michael Wilbon very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Michael Wilbon’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 & Biography

He started his career by working for The Washington Post in 1980. As an ordinary student, he used to be an intern for the Washington Post in the years 1979 and 1980. He came into highlight during his early life career by covering lots of college sports as well major league baseball, National Basketball Association, and for his brilliant work, which he was able to do at such an early age he was promoted to full-time columnist in February 1980.

Personal Life

Michael Wilbon grew up in Chicago, Illinois. His father was a route salesman, and his mother was a school teacher. He had done his graduation from St. Ignatius College preparatory school, which is situated in Chicago. He completed his graduation in 1976.

He now lives in Bethesda, Maryland, but he also owns a house in Scottdale, Arizona. He has married to Cheryl Johnson Wilbon. The couple had their first child on March 26, 2008. They named him Matthew Raymond.

As per the reports, it has also been known that former ABC News reporter Carole Simpson is Michael Wilbon’s cousin. They even heard that Michael suffered a heart attack on January 27, 2008. he is also a type 2 diabetic patient.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on November 19 1958, Michael Wilbon is 65 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024. His height is 1.89 m tall, and his weight is 100 kg.


Michael Wilbon has mostly done commentary on a sports channel. He has been contributing to lots of sports channels. He has also hosted ESPN’s daily opinion forum Pardon The Interruption. He has also worked with Tonny Kornheiser for long. He was also a member of ABC’s NBA Countdown. This countdown was also a highlight in the NBA’s telecast.

Michael Wilbon has also appeared in WRC- TV, one of the most known channels in Washington D.C. In the year 2006, as per the reports, he has agreed to a multiyear contract extension with ESPN. After working for a while, he also decided to resign from the post, but later due to some reason, he decided to stay.

Later after some years of stay, there were lots of fights between the chairman and Michael Wilbon, but soon the situation came into control.

Awards & Achievements

Michael Wilbon is one of the most known personality with some of the most incredible achievements:-

He had been hosted as a guest in the White House on July 12, 2013. American President Barrack Obama was also present there.

Net Worth & Salary of Michael Wilbon in 2024

Michael Wilbon Net Worth
Michael Wilbon Net Worth

As of April 2024, The net worth of Michael Wilbon is estimated to be around $18 million. He has earned most of this money by doing commentary for ESPN channel and also by being a columnist.

Michael Wilbon is no doubt one of the most known personalities as far as commentary is concerned. He has gained lots of success through his hard work, determination, and also by working for the various organization at different levels of his work.


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