“Patience is the Key to Success, ” and it’s up to the person if he wants to prove himself and tackle the obstacles or run away to the shell. Jason McIntyre belongs to the former one who fearlessly kept on working even when his blog received a minimal amount of views during its early days. In spite of running away from the hardships, he battled and discovered the key and his former blog “The Big Lead” is one of the top-rated sports blogs in the world.
Career and Progression:
The graduate from the James Madison University, Jason McIntyre started an American blog called “The Big Lead” with David Lessa in 2006. The popular blog, which covers sports news, received more than 8 million views monthly in 2009. After receiving applause for his blog’s incisive take on sports, USA Today pounced on the opportunity to take the blog under its flagship in 2012. It is now one of the most’s popular sports blog in the U.S. under his leadership.
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The blogger started his media journey as the staff writer for 'The Bergen Record (N.J.)'. He worked as the freelance reporter at “Maxim,” “ESPN.com,” “ESPN The Magazine,” “CBSSports.com,” and then as an editor at US Weekly.
Before Joining Fox Sports Radio as the host in September of 2016, he plied his trade as the host of 'Yahoo Sports Radio.' He is now the contributor for the “SPEAK FOR YOURSELF” at FS1 show with his colleagues Colin Cowherd and Jason Whitlock.
How Much is Jason McIntyre’s Net Worth?
The host of the FOX Sports Radio racked up a stupendous amount of fortunes after 'USA Today' purchased his blog. The contributor to FOX Sports Radio is entitled to a handsome salary from the FOX and USA Today, and the amount of dedication they get is unparallel.
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Though his net worth is still under evaluation, his fortunes worth millions and nothing less.
EXIT From The Big Lead
In a twist of events, it has been brought to light that The Big Lead has been bought by Minute Media. Minute Media also own the likes of 90min, 12up, MentalFloss and have acquired The Big Lead from Gannet who previously bought the site from Jason McIntyre back in 2010 for a seven-figure sum.
But in a surprise turn of events, Jason, who founded the blog in 2006 will not be kept on board for the new acquisition. It was reported in March 2019 that Minute Media is looking to bring significant changes in The Big Lead and that includes changing the staffing on board.
As for why Jason will not be a part of the team has not yet been revealed. Jason has not yet commented about it. But it seems the man who founded The Big Lead will have to move on to something new.
A Secretive Married Life!!!!
It’s fascinating to witness that even when a microphone is hanging in front of your face almost half of your day, you still manage to keep your personal life away from the ears of people.
The person, who has more than 167K tweets and counting boasts 100K followers, uses his time on Twitter to post news about sports and world affairs. Though followers regularly query him about his wife and children, he rarely reveals anything about them.
The radio show host enjoyed success from his early career, and many girls might have crossed his way, but information about his dating and girlfriend record are still out of the grasp of media.
But, it is no secret that he is married to his wife though he is reluctant to reveal her name. He is also a father of two children. He has a son and a daughter with whom he can be seen enjoying wonderful moments together.
In the candid tweet, he said that his wife threatened to leave him if he goes apeshit like that when Klay Thompson scored the three-pointer and screamed when his kids were asleep.
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He is happily married and settled life with two children marks the “no entry” sign for any gay rumors, but he is not even close to being anti-gay and supports their community.
On the occasion of his 11 years anniversary, Jason took to his Instagram to share a picture of him along with his wife with some heart-warming captions by its side.
His Short Bio and Family:
According to the wiki sources, the founder of “The Big Lead” was born in New York, US. Though Jason McIntyre takes his precious time to wish top sports and media personality on their birthday, his own birthday is still in the dark. This is probably because he opts to celebrates his birthday with his family in a quiet manner. He along with the family of four resides in Los Angeles.
His expected age is in the late thirties or forties. The American international belongs to mixed ethnicity but rarely gives insight about his parents. The radio host boasts a decent height and a healthy body shape.