Serving as a sportswriter and radio host for decades, Paul Finebaum has marked his glory in the sports news world. His fame and professionalism not only made him win 250 awards but also took him to the pinnacle of great success and fortunes.
Paul's career life also led him as one of 20 Most Powerful People in Sports Media Nationally in 2013. He has not served as a commentator but also as programme host throughout his career.
How Much Is Paul's Salary?
Paul, age 63, is a renowned radio host and sportswriter and has summoned the net worth of $2 million. As per Paysa, an average salary of Paul Finebaum Radio Network Director is $72,018. Concerning the career period of Paul, he has racked up millions of dollars.
Paul stepped in the career of Radio and media as a commentator on the Mark and Brian Radio Show on WJOX-FM in 1980's. He also hosted the sports-talk show in WJOX and WERC (2001). He then went to star in the Paul Finebaum Radio Network from 2001-2012.
He joined ESPN in 2013 and hosted The Paul Finebaum Show. The show is broadcasted for four-hour from Monday- Friday on ESPN. There were the rumors and stories of his move to the Big Ten Network/Fox after the expiration of his contract with ESPN. Smashing all the talks, he renewed his contract with ESPN before the expiry date in July 2018. His improved contract has likely ensured him a handsome salary and massive bonuses.
Paul signs a new long-term deal with ESPN in July 2018 (Photo: ESPN)
He also works as the weekly analyst for the traveling program, SEC Nation. Paul was ranked as one of the 20 Most Powerful People in Sports Media nationally, by Sports Illustrated in 2013. The host has also published several books related to the sports, which has have taken his career in the height of success.
Married To The Doctor; No Signs Of Children
The Radio Host is married to his wife, Linda Hudson since 1990 and has maintained their long-lasting relationship for more than two and a half decade. His wife Linda is a former doctor of Internal Medicine.
Paul and Linda lived in Charlotte, where they had a house as well. Despite their long-term married relationship, the couple has not disclosed about their children till the date. The couple, who met for the first time in Birmingham Apartment Complex, currently resides in North Carolina.
Born in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1955, Paul Finebaum celebrates his birthday on 26 July. The birth sign of the 63 years old Radio Host is Leo.
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Paul joined Christian Brothers High School and White Station High School in Memphis and completed his high school. Later he attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and graduated with the degree of Liberal Arts in 1978.
Paul was born to Jewish parents. His father and mother both were an optometrist, who moved to Memphis from New York, to start the new life. Paul illustrates that his parents were engaged in politics as well.