ESPN's Michelle Beadle Among Richest In The Biz! Massive Salary & Net Worth Justifies
- Date of Birth Oct 23, 1975
- Age 47 Years, 4 Months
- Nationality Italian
- Profession Sports Reporter
- Career 1997–present
- Relationship Status Single
- Ex-Boyfriend Steve Kazee
- Salary $600 Thousand
- Net Worth $4 million
- Ethnicity/Race White
- Father Bob Beadle
- Mother Serenella Paladino
- Sister/s 1
- Brother/s Robert Beadle
- High School Boerne High School
- College University of Texas
- Height/ How Tall? 5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
- Weight 60 Kg
- Hair Color Blonde
- Lesbian No
American sports reporter Michelle Beadle is regarded as one of the highest paid female sportscasters in the business today earning the dumbfounding amount of salary at ESPN. She is one of the renowned personalities of the famous sports network, including Grahm Bessinger, Will Cain, Cari Champion, Cassidy Hubbarth, and many others.
The University of Texas graduate is a familiar face among ESPN viewers. She currently appears as a host of the morning sports talk show, Get Up! (alongside Jalen Rose and Mike Greenburg), on ESPN. She has also served as a Red Carpet reporter for various awards such as the Golden Globes, Grammy Awards, SAG Awards, and Tony Awards.
Transfer Market: Michelle Beadle discourses about the transfer of basketball player Kawhi Leonard alongside co-hosts Jalen Rose and Mike Greenburg on ESPN's Get Up! in July 2018 (Photo: ESPN)
The multitalented reporter was born as Michelle Denise Beadle on 23 October 1975 in Italy. Her father, Bob Beadle, is a former executive at a transportation fuels company, Valero Energy, and her mother is Serenella Paladino. She grew up with a younger brother named Robert and a younger sister in Texas
Michelle received a high school education from Boerne High School in Boerne, Texas. Later, she went to study at the University of Texas and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications in 2001.
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After the graduation, she went to intern as a reporter for American basketball team San Antonio Spurs.
Michelle Beadle's Bio & Career: Fox Sports, Travel Channel, Acess Hollywood
Michelle started her career as a host on Big Game Hunters aired on Fox Sports Net. In 2002, she moved to Paramount Network (then TNN) as a "behind-the-chutes" sideline reporter and covered the Professional Bull Riders' bull riding competition called (PBR) Bud Light Cup tour.
Except for sports, she has equally served as an entertainment journalist for media outlets reporting from the red carpet in various award shows. She also contributed for People Magazine on television, appearing on The Today Show, The Early Show, Access Hollywood, and Entertainment Tonight.
She has also worked in various television networks in the early phase of her career, including Travel Channel, MLB Network, YES Network, Animal Planet, and Discovery Channel.
Joined ESPN In 2009 & Again In 2014
Michelle has been associated with ESPN for nearly a decade joining in 2009.
Initially, she was a co-host of an ESPN sports show, SportsNation. Later, she was named as a co-host of the sports anthology show, Winners Bracket, a part of ESPN Sports Saturday. Back then, she also served as a guest host on ESPN Radio's talk show - Mike, and Mike in the Morning.
In 2012, she moved to NBC as a host of NBC Sports Network and became an integral part of the network's daily morning studio coverage of the 2012 London Olympics. Later, she along with television journalist Dave Briggs started a new show, The Crossover with Beadle and Briggs, on the network.
After working for nearly two years at NBC, she returned to ESPN in 2014 and continued to host SportsNation. Starting from July 2018, she started co-hosting the new morning sports show, Get Up!, alongside Jalen Rose and Mike Greenburg.
What Is Michelle Beadle's Salary At ESPN?
When it comes to earnings, Michelle has made the big amount of money from her stints at ESPN. She is regarded as one of the highest-paid female sportscasters in the business today.
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ESPN offered a whopping $14.5 million in combined salaries for the three co-hosts of its new show, Get Up!, in 2018. Reports suggest that Beadle is paid $5 million per year and the co-hosts Mike and Jalen earns $6.5 million and $3 million per year.
The salary worth over $5 million per year makes Michelle one of the highest paid employees at ESPN.
Is Michelle Beadle's Overpaid?
While she is enjoying the top-notch salary, she has also been facing allegations of being overpaid.
A prominent American journalist, Clay Travis, insisted in 2018 that she should not be paid such a hefty amount of salary as she moved to CBS in the verge of her stint of ESPN.
Whatever the case, she is currently enjoying the jaw-dropping salary that contributes her astonishing net worth.
Michelle Beadle To Leave ESPN's Get Up
In August 2018, Michelle Beadle revealed that she would be skipping NFL seasons and the network soon announced that it would be moving the hub of its NBA coverage back to Los Angeles with Michelle as a lead role.
According to a release, NBA Countdown would originate from LA after it moved to New York with Michelle and co-host Jalen Rose and it also stated that Michelle had agreed to a contract extension with ESPN and would return to Los Angeles to focus on the NBA.
But it was soon revealed that her last Get Up! episode would be on 29 August 2018. With the change among the hosts, Get Up! would be cut by one hour and Michelle would be hosting a new postgame show called NBA After the Buzzer.
ESPN Executive Vice President Connor Schell suggested in a release that the network was quite excited to launch its first NBA post-game show and shared all the good words for Michelle saying that she was very important to the coverage.
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Michelle's role on Get Up! is being filled by a rotating cast of ESPN personalities like Maria Taylor, Laura Rutledge, Dianna Russini and Jen Lada.
Michelle Beadle's Flabbergasting Networth; Resides In Lavish House
Michelle has accumulated the prominent part of income serving from her media career. As of 2010, the Get Up! co-host has already accumulated the astounding net worth of $4 million.
Seems like a paradise: Michelle's Encino spec-mansion located in Los Angeles California (Photo: Yolandaslittleblackbook)
With the high amount of paychecks every year, her net worth is undoubtedly rising day by day. No wonder, she enjoys an extravagant lifestyle in her Encino spec-mansion in Los Angeles, California.
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The lavish house was bought for $3.75m in 2016. It spreads at a 5,876-square-foot with a 5-bed/5.75-bath affair. The value of the mansion is also increasing day-to-day.