Bill Simmons, American sports columnist, write, analyst, podcaster, and author, is one of the most talked about person in America these days. Being a professional analyst of the sports columnist at ESPN, he is also popular podcaster at Grantland.com. He is a multi-talented person; so having a high net worth should not be surprising.
Bill Simmons before fame
Bill is a graduate of Greenwich Country Day and he has finished his post-graduation in Political Science from Connecticut. His initial professional days were not pleasing. Since his youth, Bill Simons was fond of reading novels which got him develop his skills to write. He started doing some odd jobs in Charlestown to earn his living in his early career.
Starting up as a sports reporter at Boston Herald, where he remained for 3 years, he later moved to BostonSportsGuy.com continuing to work as a bartender in the clubs, which brought the recognition and success in his profession. He got many viewers and ultimately increasing popularity, which made him eligible for the ESPN. She got the job she wished for, in 2001, in ESPN. After joining the ESPN, there was no looking back as the success and popularity kissed his every step and making him more in demand and highlights.
Career and NetWorth of Bill Simmons
Bill has spent 14 years of his career in ESPN, one of the world’s most renowned sports media station. Either in the magazine or website or the podcasts, Bill has proved his influence in the sports media for which he was named as the 12th most influential online sports media person. With such a talent, this 47-year-old sports guru has earned substantial earnings making him a part of multimillionaire club.
His current net worth is $15 million dollars. It was quite shocking back then when ESPN let this talented man go. However, the departure was obvious as ESPN and Bill were going on a rough patch in their professional relation. As one door closes, another opens; a similar thing happened to Bill as he was offered a job in HBO on July 22, 2015, with the yearly salary of $5 million and the initial contract for three years.
He signed the multi-platform deal in 2015 and as a part of the deal, he should have been hosting a talk show called Any Given Wednesday, which started on June 22 but got canceled in November.
Personal life of Bill Simmons
Born on 1969 September in Ma s sachusetts to parents Jan Corbo and William Simmons as William John “Bill” Simmons, is a successful man as suggested by his career and his profile. Bill is a happily married man and a successful professional.
He is married to Kari Simmons and has two children named Benjamin Oakley Simmons and Zoe Simmons. He is enjoying his personal and professional life and has maintained balanced in both.