Lisa Salters Wiki, Husband, Gay or Lesbian | ESPN Reporter Facts

By Oshil Pokhrel | Published On: 31 Jul, 2018
Lisa Salters Wiki, Husband, Gay or Lesbian | ESPN Reporter Facts

Quick Information

Date of Birth March 06, 1966 Age 55 Years 4 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Journalist
Marital Status Single Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth $2 Million Ethnicity Afro-American
Children/Kids Samuel (Adopted Son) Height 5' 2" (1.57 m)
Education Penn State University

American journalist Lisa Salters is a reporter for ESPN who covers the NBA on ABC. She serves as a sideline reporter for Monday Night Football on ESPN and is featured correspondents on ESPN’s newsmagazine show, E:60.

The Pennsylvania native has also worked on SportsCenter and has broadcasted live from Camp Arifjan, a U.S. Army base in Kuwait.

Does Lisa Have Husband To Cherish Married Life?

The 52-year-old ESPN reporter is overhauled with the questions whether she is married or not on her Twitter. Some of her fans even joked stating that they wanted to become her husband. Although there are heated arguments about her relationship status on social media, as of July 2018, Lisa is yet to get married.

Instead of getting married, the ESPN journalist has settled in Baltimore and has adopted a son named Samuel. She has expressed the love for her adopted son Samuel and her motherhood via Twitter on 20 May 2013. She said,

In an interview with The Baltimore Sun in January 2014, she affirmed that Samuel is everything to her and said that he is someone that is more important than her. The former basketball player added that even though she is sleepy and tired, it doesn't matter as it is all about him. The ESPN general assignment reporter expressed her love for her adopted son and said that it was the best thing that happened in her life.

Her son Samuel is a five-year-old tad who spends time with his mother Lisa on their Baltimore's home. The mother and son also celebrated December 2017 Christmas in the morning before she headed to Madison Square Garden to carry her ABC broadcast responsibilities and the reports about the players and coaches.

Besides being an unmarried woman, Lisa has also remained tight-lipped about her dating life. With her low-key romantic life, many people had associated her with a tag of a lesbian, but she has yet to confirm the rumors. She has remained focused on her journalism career and her adopted son Samuel.

Gay Interview Behind Bars

During an interview with Jim Marin behind the Florida bars in October 2011, Lisa talked about the openly gay woman Christy Martin who spoke about her relationship with her husband, Jim. Christy's husband Jim affirmed that he knew the fact that Christy had gay relationships before the duo got married.

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However, her gay involvement did not affect Jim, and he married Christy. Jim allegedly shot and stabbed Christy when he knew she was leaving him for another woman. He got arrested after the incident and awaited the trail at Florida prison.

How Much Is Lisa Salters Net Worth?

Lisa Salters has gathered a net worth of $2 million as an American journalist and former basketball player. According to, a reporter in ESPN earns an annual salary of $85,000. Lisa joined ESPN as a general assignment reporter in 2000 and accumulated some decent amount of revenues.

She is also a sportscaster and has worked with various networks such as ABC and WBAL-TV. As per, the average salary of a sportscaster is $76,291 per year, and they have an estimated payment between $28,885 to $206,261. She has also covered Iraq War, the 2002 FIFA World Cup, and the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Short Bio

Lisa Salters was born on 6 March 1966 in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. As per wiki, she has covered various news including O.J. Simpson civil and criminal trials, the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan, and more.

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At the age of 51, Lisa received honorary in Pennsylvania as a member of the Montgomery County by the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. She graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism in 1998. Lisa stands at the height of 5' 2" and posses American nationality.