Jemele Juanita Hill is an American sports journalist previously writing the column for ESPN.com, 'Page 2'; and formerly hosting ESPN's 'His and Hers'. In June 2013, she succeeded Jalen Rose on ESPN2's Numbers Never Lie.
She is not only known for being the journalist but also as a co-host and as a guest appearance on numerous hit television series. Her net worth and salary are what the press always tend to know about. Let's find out!
Success does not come easy. Detroit-Michigan girl Jemele also worked very hard to get into the position where she is now. She began her career as a writer for the Raleigh News & Observer. Afterward, she worked as a sports writer for the Detroit Free Pass for almost seven years and then as a columnist for the Orlando Sentinel for a year.
Finally, after years of hardships, Hill got her major break in the world's renowned sports channel ESPN in 2006. She served as a national columnist in the first place. Then she started making her regular appearances on several ESPN shows like Sports Center, ESPN First Take, Outside the Lines and The Sports Reporter.
Hill joining ESPN for a year, she has been able to claim major honors The McKenzie Cup and The Best American Sports Writing Award, in 2007. On the other hand, her association with the channel has helped her to establish a stable financial status. As of 2017, Jemele's net worth is $4 million.
Jemele Hill's net worth is $5 million Source: Zimbio
Jemele's one of the popular show would be His & Hers she hosted along with Michael Smith in 2011. The show reached the top chart leading to the addition of another ESPN2 show Numbers Never Lie in 2013. Acknowledging her net worth, she is speculated to make pretty good salary too. We will reveal you all with the detail information of how much she makes.
Let's have a short look at Jemele's show His & Hers along with her co-host Michael Smith!
Jemele's constant working on ESPN rose her name and fame and let's not forget about her earnings as well. She is a dedicated journalist and stands out best at her work. Although to live a life as a journalist is the challenging one because one has to come across many criticisms and controversies on this profession specifically.
Hill got suspended for writing a controversial post referencing post of Adolf Hitler in an article written about Boston Celtics and Detroit Pistons during the 2008 NBA Playoffs and later in 2009. She was again addressed for making comments comparing to University of Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball coach John Calipari to Charles Manson. She later apologized for her harsh posts she made.
Mistakes are made to learn and she learned a lesson from those situations. She is still blossoming in the journalism line making memorable writings and appearing as television hosts. She is currently hosting SportsCenter along with her co-host Michael Smith. According to the Celebrity Net Worth, Hill is said to make a total sum of $1 million salaries annually.
There's no denying with such an intelligence Jemele possess, her bank account is just going to climb high in the future.