ESPN Sports commentator Jesse Palmer's Net Worth and Salary 2018-Income Sources, Career, and Charity!

News by Valdemar Published on 17 Jan,2018 Updated on 17 Jan,2018

Jesse Palmer is a widely known ESPN sports commentator. He was formerly a professional football player associated with National Football League (NFL) and Canadian Football League (CFL).

And, as you know, a career in football is the best way to making money in North America! Since Palmer has been all about football for almost two decades, how much money do you think he has made?

We're discussing Palmer's net worth, assets, cars and everything related money here!

How Much is Jesse Palmer's Net worth?

Jesse Palmer has earned good money from his career as a football player and a sports commentator, his estimated net worth is about $6 million at present.

Palmer started his professional when the New York Giants drafted him in the 2001 NFL Draft. At one point, he was the highest paid player in the team receiving about $660,000 per year.

Jesse Palmer working a long time on ESPN

Source: Saturday Down South

Given that Palmer's contemporaries like Mike Tirico and Chris Berman make a salary of $3 million to $5 million per year, Palmer must earn the same or similar amount. 

 ESPN Fights Fox Sports To Keep Jesse Palmer

In June 2017, Jesse Palmer agreed to remain with ESPN after being allegedly pursued by Fox Sports. The former NFL superstar signed a seven-figure, multi-year contract to stay with ESPN.

He joined ESPN in 2007 as a college football analyst after retiring from CFL.


Jesse Palmer made a mark in the broadcasting world

Source: ABC News

His previous contract with the network expired in the month of July last year. Sources reported that the lead analyst for ESPN's SEC Network would be covering the full time, halftime and postgame coverage.

Since Palmer is better recognized as one of the sharpest football analysts so far, he was declared the 'SEC Network's lead analyst' working with legend Brent Musburger.

Palmer began his broadcasting career with Fox Sports Net after his pro football career with NFL's Giants and 49ers and CFL's Montreal Alouettes concluded before the 2007 season. He then started his broadcasting career.

Jesse Palmer To host DailyMailTV

Palmer signed to 'DailyMailTV' in August 2017. Apart from DailyMail and ESPN, he's also a special contributor to ABC News' 'Good Morning America'

Talking about his new venture, Palmer said,

I’m honored to be joining DailyMailTV. I’ve always been a huge fan of, so to bring the world’s most-read English language newspaper website to television for the first time is an opportunity I couldn’t refuse.

Besides, he also worked as New York correspondent for CTV's eTalk hosting Recipe to Riches, Spring Baking Championship, and Holiday Baking Championship. He also guest-starred in the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Jesse Palmer's Charity Works

Jesse Palmer keeps his charity works out of the public eye. He believes in giving without making a show of it.

Jesse in a portrait at his workplace

 Source: Mega Sports News

However, some of his works still created headlines in the media. He joined National Nonprofit Good Sports as National Spokesperson to combat declining youth sports rate worldwide on 26 September 2016.

Quick facts about Jesse Palmer

  • Born on 5 October 1978 in Toronto, Ontario and later raised in Nepean, Ontario.
  • The birth sign is Libra.
  • Studied at Confederation and St. Pius X high schools.
  • His father was an accomplished football player for the Ottawa Rough Riders and his mother, Susan was a fashion and print model.
  • Initially played with the Ontario Minor Football Association and the Myers Riders Football Club.
  • .Received an athletic scholarship at the University of Florida.
  • Completed his graduation in 2001 with two undergraduate degrees.
  • Stands at a height of 6.16 feet (1.88m).