Lots of people struggle to stick to a career that they aren’t sure is going to meet their expectations and objectives. Jay Bilas is a college basketball analyst, a former college basketball player and a practicing lawyer. In all these years of his career, he has been very successful with the works he has tried his hands on. He also once tried acting in a movie alongside Dolph Lundgren.
Hands-on Multiple Fields of Profession!
Jay was one of the top recruits at Rolling Hills High School after which he went on to join the Duke University and helped them reach to the Final Four and National Championship game in 1986. After graduating, he joined Dallas Mavericks after an NBA Draft playing professionally in Italy and Spain. After retiring as a player, he became assistant to coach Mike Krzyzewski.
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He has also been a color commentator and studio analyst for ESPN since 1995. He also worked as a game analyst for CBS for the network's coverage of NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. As a lawyer, he served as a Counsel to the Charlotte office of Moore & Van Allen and worked on the case Lyons Partnership v. Morris Costumes, Inc.
How Much Is Jay’s Net Worth?
The multi-talented personality has tried and achieved success in every field. According to Celebrity Networth, his extraordinary talent as a sports analyst has served him to earn the annual salary of $2 million. He has amassed an exquisite net worth of $4.5 million from the long span of his sports career.
He is a former basketball player who actively involves in Nike Skills Academy in Beaverton, Oregon along with many others. He also makes frequent appearances SportsCenter, ESPNEWS and ESPN Radio.
How Is His Married Life?
Although Jay Bilas is best in multitasking and trying out different things at a time, he has stuck to one person in his life. He has been in a blissful married life of more than two decades.
Jay married his wife Wendy Johnson in 1995 and since then, he has been with her. It didn’t just begin there; she was a cheerleader at a University where he played basketball.
And the interesting fact is; the love-duo has been together for 36 years, since their first date. In his March 2019 post on Instagram, the sports personality unveiled that he had his first date with Wendy in March 1983. Jay joked in his caption saying that his wife has now reconsidered that decision.
Jay Bilas and his wife Wendy Jackson had their first date in March 1983 (Photo: Instagram)
The couple shares a home in Charlotte, North Carolina where they live with their children, Tori and Anthony. The daughter seems to have followed the path of her mother as an artist whereas their son has been playing basketball in high school just as his father.
Jay often gushes about his children on his social media. In May 2016, he shared a painting of donuts drawn by his artist daughter Tori. He received oil paintings of Resse's buttercup from Tori during the Father's Day in June 2018. As a sports personality, Jay has even interviewed his son Anthony in College GameDay. He even shared the video of their interview on Twitter on 9 March 2019.
The famed announcer and an analyst have been very supportive of what his children do and also a little bit critical on matters they need to improve. As of now, he is living a high and fruitful life both as a husband and a parent along with working in several sectors.
The super cool sports personality, Jay Bilas was born on 24th December 1963 in Rolling Hills, California, the U.S and is currently 55 years old. Although born in a white family, he played basketball from a young age.
The American National graduated from the Duke University School of Law and belonged to white ethnicity. He stands exceptionally tall with a height of 6 feet and 8 inches. He also has maintained a perfect body shape and measurement.