A sportswriter who writes about NFL, UFC, Premier League, and Mixed Martial Arts is a public figure that flourished in sporting world but keeps his personal life out of media. Bill Barnwell is a famous sportswriter for ESPN.com and developed Speed Score to predict the performance of the player which created the ripple in the sporting world and his stock as writer and sports enthusiast sky rocketed.
Career as Sportswriter:
The student of Northeastern University always inclined towards sports and began an internship for a football statistics and analysis website, Football Outsiders. After 2011, he left Football Outsiders to join Grantland which is sports and pop-culture theme site created in the collaboration of ESPN by Bill Simmons. He increased his broadcasting horizon while at Grantland where he wrote about NBA, Premier League, UFC, and his favorite NFL.
Before the announcement of the closing of Grantland by ESPN, he was co-host of the Grantland NFL podcast with Robert Mays until October 2015. Since 2015, he resume working as full-time writer at ESPN.com and where he developed metric called Speed Score to predict future performances,
Bill’s Net Worth and Salary:
His height as sports broadcaster grew like a wild mushroom and his broadcasting skills received appreciation from ESPN as well. On 21st April 2016, Bill Barnwell signed a multi-year contract with ESPN in an expanded role where he will also contribute to ESPN The Magazine. The prominent writers put his signature on the paper for hefty but undisclosed salary.
His huge salary in ESPN and as sports writers boosts his net worth to millions, but his exact figure is yet to be revealed.
Sportswriter is Living a Single Life or Married???
Sportswriter is often gem behind the screen who keep their life private. Bill is no different to this tradition and lives a life with his privacy intact.
Bill who dodges any personal questions hasn’t revealed if he is dating someone or even married. The sportswriter has never been seen with any girlfriends, and his past relationships are still under the water.
As of now, he is not married and doesn’t have a wife, but it’s always difficult to conclude when the man himself doesn’t come out in public.
He is a dedicated man and when he found that his weight jumped from 260 pounds in 2008 to 334.7 pounds in January 2015. Bill then decided to do something and worked vigorously and followed a strict diet plan to lose 128 pounds a year later.
In the Tweet, he candidly said that easiest way to lose 125 pounds is to gain 175 pounds indicating this transformation from flat to fat to again flat. According to his wiki, he battled through depression and body image.
Bill’s Short Bio:
Bill who holds American nationality celebrates his birthday on 5th July and his friends make sure to make the day special to him.
His colleague Dan Devine wished him birthday and said that he thinks Bill is yet to block him. Bill appears to age around forties currently but his birth year is still under evaluated. He possesses a decent height and has maintained proper body shape. He belongs to white ethnicity. The sports writer hasn’t revealed anything about his family.