Woody Paige Biography
|Date of Birth:||1946 , June-27|
|Age:||74 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||6 Feet 4 Inch|
|Birth Name||Woodrow Wilson Paige Junior|
|Working For||The Denver Post and is also an author and a regular panelist on the ESPN sports-talk program called Around the Horn.|
|Education||graduating from University of Tennessee|
Woody Paige is one of the prominent faces in the media field. He currently serves as a sports columnist for The Gazette. He also appears as a regular panelist on the ESPN sports-talk program Around the Horn along with Sarah Spain and Michael Smith. Furthermore, he has authored two books.
Early Life, Bio, And Family
Woody Paige was born in the year 1946 June 27, in Memphis, the United States of America. He attended the University of Tennessee and had joined Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity in 1964. After graduating from the University of Tennessee, he started his career with the Whitehaven Press in 1963 and began to write for the Knoxville Journal called The Commercial Appeal of Memphis and the Rocky Mountain News of Denver.
Paige is the son of Billie Piage and Woodrow Paige. He belongs to American nationality and holds White American ethnicity.
Professional Career And Wiki
Woody Paige is the name of a Sportscaster who works as a Sports columnist for The Denver Post and is also an author and a regular panelist on the ESPN sports-talk program called Around the Horn.
He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee and is also a Baseball Hall of Fame voter. Talking more on Woody Paige, he had joined the Denver Post in the year 1981. He has been continually working in the Post but had joined ESPN2’s Cold Pizza for a year in July 2004.
Cold Pizza was a style show that was loosely grounded in sports in order to attract the female viewers and make it to a guy-centered focus. The program was originally conceptualized as a daytime “morning show. Woody Paige was featured in a 1st and 10th segment of the show where he lightheartedly debuted with the sportswriter Skip Bayless.
He continued to contribute to the program called Around the Horn during his tenure with the show and debuted his blackboard gags while being in New York for the Cold Pizza. In November 2006, he cited declining health in his family so he happened to quit the show and return to Denver, from where he came to New York and joined the program.
Other of his works include working as a Panelist on Around the Horn. He is well known for the goofy opening jokes that include a blackboard behind him where he writes the silly comments intentionally. He had the friendly rivalry and the bantering relationship with the other host Jay Mariotti with whom he had won the most episodes of Around the Horn Show. He has won the most consecutive shows comparing with Jay Mariotti.
On September 2009, Woody had won the 300th show being the first panelist to reach such success. Later on, as the date advances, he grew in his success becoming the only panelist to reach 71 points till date and his total win stands at 475.5 as of 2014 July. Talking about his long and current job at Denver Post, as of 2007, he began to write four columns per week for the post. He had been pulled into controversy for one of his articles in 2001.
Net Worth, Salary, And House
Woody Paige's estimated net worth according to celebrity net worth is around $800k as of 2019. Paige's annual salary is $300k.
Woody currently serves as a sports columnist for The Gazette. He has also written many books like Orange Madness: The Incredible Odyssey of the Denver Broncos Woody Paige and Blitz: An Autobiography Woody Paige.
Marriage, Wife, And Relationship
The information about Woody Paige's married and wife is not revealed. The media personality seems more secretive about his personal life. Despite his decade long career in the field of media, the columnist has never talked about his personal stuff.
- Woody Paige's age is 73-years.
- Height: He is tall in height.