Jemele Hill Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 10 Jun, 2019
Facts of Jemele Hill
Date of Birth: 1975 , December-21
Age: 43 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Jemele Hill
Birth Name Jemele Juanita Hill
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Michigan
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Black
Profession Journalist ,Columnist
Working For ESPN
Net Worth $4 million
Salary $1 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Famous for Columnist
Affair with Ray Lewis
Boyfriend Idris Elba
Married Unmarried
Children No Children
Education Michigan State University with major in Journalism
Awards North Carolina Press Association Award , The Rising Star Alumni Award
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Jemele Hill is one of the renowned faces in the field of media. American journalist Hill currently serves for ESPN's website The Undefeated. It was announced on 1st October 2018 that the popular media personality joined The Atlantic's magazine as a staff writer. Similarly, she worked as a columnist for ESPN.com's Page 2 as well as was a host of the ESPN's His and Hers, a sports discussion program on ESPN2. The renowned media personality also worked for several other shows like Numbers Never Lie and SC6. For her praiseworthy contribution to the media, Hill also won a number of prestigious accolades like inaugural McKenzie Cup and National Association of Black Journalists named her the journalist of 2018. 

Early Life, Bio, And Education Of Jemele Hill 

Jemele Juanita Hill was born on 21 December on 1975, in Michigan, U.S.A. She was the daughter born to Jarel Brickerson and Denise Dennard. She was raised up in her hometown Michigan. She used to love playing and watching baseball. 

As a child, Hill loved writing stories–especially short stories about rich lawyers. Later she wanted to be a sportswriter than a story writer. She subscribed to Detroit News and Detroit Free Press Sports magazine and read every section. 

Hill later got involved in jobs which weren't journalism background one. She worked at a snack counter and also worked as one who delivers phone books in college. She studied in Mumford High school from the year 1990 to 1993 and later completed her graduation in 1997 from Michigan State University and majored in Journalism. 

Regarding her nationality and as far as her ethnicity is concerned, Hil is a Black American. 

Jemele Hill's Professional Career And Wiki

In the year 1997, Jemele Hill started working general assignment sports writer for the Raleigh News & Observer. She also worked as a sports writer with the Detroit Free Press and where she covered Michigan State football and basketball. After that, she landed a job as a general sports columnist in The Orlando Sentinel and worked for a year from 2005-06. 

The biggest turning point came in her career when Hill landed a job in ESPN as columnist and television contributor. She made an appearance on TV like SportsCenter as well as worked in a number of ESPN programs like  ESPN First Take, Outside the Lines and The Sports Reporters.

CAPTION: The American journalist Jemele Hill. SOURCE: CNN Money

Hill has been working for the ESPN till date. She also appears in ESPN First Take’s First, Jim Rome is Burning, ESPN News and in Sports Center as well.

Smith became evening anchors of ESPN's flagship show SportsCenter er alongside Michael Smith. She suspended for two weeks by ESPN for a "second violation of our social media guidelines" on 9 October 2017. 

Jemele Hill's Controversy 

Jemele Hill has been in controversies for a few times because of her quick reacting behavior and she was dragged into controversies due to her article which provoked racism. She is seen in her formal dresses and has not yet been seen in any sensual dress. She has not given any nude or seminude photography.

Jemele Hill's Net Worth, Salary, And Major Source Of Income

American sports journalist Jemele Hill has earned a good amount of money from her journalism carer. Her net worth estimation made by Celebrity net worth is around $4 million as of 2019. And she has been working with ESPN for several years and her annual salary is around $1 million according to celebrity net worth. 

Hill also works for a staff writer for The Atlantic. 

Jemele Hill's Husband, Married, Affair, And Relationship 

Jemele Hill is yet to be married. There is not much information regarding her dating life. She was rumored to be dating her alleged boyfriend Ray Lewis, her co-worker. She also said in an interview that the rumor was totally fake.

Hill was also in a relationship with Idris Elba for two years. Reportedly, as of now, she is in a relationship with an unknown guy. She has even not revealed her boyfriend name who is simply known on social media as ‘Ol’ Boy’. 

The popular media personality is quite active on social media with thousands of followers but has never talked publically about her love life, affair, and dating. 

Jemele Hill's Awards And Achievement 

Jemele Hill won North Carolina Press Association Award in 1998 for sports writing. Later in 2007, she became the first recipient of Van Mckenzie IN Sports Media Summit. In the same year, she was honored with The Rising Star Alumni Award from Michigan State’s College of Communication.

She doesn’t reveal much of her private information but she is expected to be friendly as well as harsh when needed. She is also quite popular on social media like Facebook and Instagram. 

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Jemele Hill's Age And Height

  • Jemele Hill's age as of 2019 is 43 years. 
  • Height: Hill stands at 1.65 m (5ft 3 inch).

In an interview, Hill talked tweets about Donald Trump

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