American television anchor, Sage Steele is the lead host of SportsCenter On The Road which broadcast through ESPN. She is mostly known as the host of the talk show NBA Countdown. Sage, who is a big NASCAR fan, has also driven the pace car at the 2013 Brickyard 400 for the Nascar Sprint Cup Series where she bumped with seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson.
What Is Sage Steele's Net Worth?
Sage Steele has accumulated the net worth of $1.5 million from her career as an American television anchor. Sage, who is the host on the ESPN show SportsCenter On The Road, since 2007 has been receiving a salary of $400 thousand. Her nearly 23 years expertise towards Broadcasting career has served to increase her fortunes.
She started her career in 1995 where she served as the sports reporter on CBS affiliate WSBT-TV in South Bend, Indiana. She then worked at WISH-TV in Indiana as the weekend morning sports anchor and reporter till 1998. The Panama native TV anchor then moved to Tampa, Florida and joined ABC affiliate WFTS as a sports reporter. She also worked at FOX Sports in Florida as a reporter where she covered the news for the various sports team.
During her broadcasting career, she worked at CSN Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic before joining ESPN in 2007. She made her debut on ESPN at ET edition of SportsCenter on 16 March 2007. Sage served as the host of 2013–14 NBA season on ESPN and ABC. She also co-hosted the 90th Miss America pageant at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey in 2017.
Married With Personal Trainer; Parents Biracial Marriage Leads To Dealt Stares
Sage Steele is married to a former personal trainer, Jonathan Bailey. The duo tied their knot on 30 October 1999. Sage and her husband Jonathan have three children together, a son named Nicholas Bailey and two daughters named Evan Bailey and Quinn Bailey.
According to the reports, Sage and Jonathan, who met at Indiana University, dated for six years before they got married in 1999. After three years of their espoused life, Sage gave birth to her first daughter Quinn Bailey on 23 May 2002 with her husband, Jonathon. They welcomed their son Nicholas Bailey in 2004 whereas their daughter Evan Bailey in 2006.
Sage Steele and her husband Jonathan Bailey along with their children (Photo: celebritybabies.people.com)
Sage, who is spending 16 years journey towards parenthood, had learned various lessons dealing with uncomfortable situations. Sage has to deal with stares as her parents had biracial marriage. Her father is an African-American while her mother is of Irish/Italian descent. Reminding the time she went through, the American TV anchor believes that she knows how to protect her children from 'big, ugly world' of racial discrimination.
Father Awarded Army Sports Hall of Fame; Brother NFL Vice-President
Sage Steele was born to her parents Mona Steele and Gary Steele. Her father Gary was the first African-American who played varsity football during mid-1960's at West Point on United States Military Academy (USMA). Gary was induced as Army Sports Hall of Fame in 2013 for his succesful career in football.
Sage has two brothers, Courtney Steele and Chad Steele as the family members. Chad is the Vice President of Media Relations who is serving at the professional American football team Baltimore Ravens.
Sage Steele was born on 28 November 1972 in Panama, a country linking Central and South America. Her height is 1.8 m (5' 10 ½") and belongs to American nationality. She graduated from Indiana University Bloomington where she obtained a bachelor's degree in sports communication. Sage belongs to mixed ethnicity.