Bill Clement Biography

( 1950 - )
December 17, 2018
First published on:December 17, 2018
by Jorden

Facts of Bill Clement

Date of Birth: 1950, December 20
Age: 69 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Name William H. "Bill" Clement
Birth Place Buckingham, Quebec, Canada
Famous Name Bill Clement
Horoscope Sagittarius
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $100,000
Career Earnings $4 million
Weight 86 kg
Show Westwood One
Show Time Tuesday at 1 pm
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity White
Profession color commentator
Started career as hockey player
Currently Working For NHL Radio
Current City Solebury Township, Pennsylvania.
University attended Southern Methodist University
School attended Highland Park High School

William H. Bill Clement is a famous sportscaster currently working for NHL Radio. Known for his appearance in Westwood One, Bill Clement is working for the show since 2008. He is a known tv sportscaster and mostly appears on the Tuesday edition at 1 PM. Other than working for NHL Radio, he also worked for ESPN, NBC, ABC, Versus, Comcast Sportsnet, TNT, CTV, CBC, Rogers Sportsnet, and Sirius XM Radio.

 

The resident of Solebury Township, Pennsylvania Clement, reportedly earns around $100,000, as his yearly salary from the network. As of 2018, he reportedly has an estimated net worth of over $2 million. Bill has a daughter named Savannah and a son Chase and was married to Cissie.

Bill Clement Early Life and Educational History

William H. "Bill" Clement was born on December 20, 1950, in Buckingham, Quebec, Canada. Bill holds a Canadian nationality and belongs to White ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Sagittarius.

William H. "Bill" Clement completed his high school from Highland Park High School. After completing high school, he attended the Southern Methodist University and acquired his degree Bachelor's degree.

Bill was a hockey player in the NHL before his career as a radio station. As a native of Buckingham, he played with Guy Lafleur in nearby Thurso. In their first three seasons, he played Junior Hockey with the Ottawa 67s of the O.H.A.

Bill Clement Net worth and Salary

William H. "Bill" Clement is one of the most popular NHL Radio anchors who has made a successful career as a color commentator.

As NHL Radio is a popular Sports Network, it is well known for paying a heavy amount of salary to its sportscasters and they signed Bill with an expensive contract. As Clement is a regular NHL Radio host, he earns a decent amount of salary from the network.

With the exception of the highest paid sportscasters, the salaries reported by professional sports broadcasters range from $18,824 to $75,754 per year. Hence, the reporter receives an estimated annual salary of $100,000 from his successful reporting career with NHL Radio because of his experience.

The Canadian sportscaster/commentator Bill has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Further, NHL Radio reporter receives an added sum of money from his radio and TV guest appearances as a sports pundit too.

Bill Clement Professional Career

Bill is not only a radio host and sports journalist, but he is also a former NHL player, so let's take a look at his pro NHL career alongside his reporting and journalism career.

Bill Clement Playing Career

Clement's playing career started after he was picked by Philadelphia Flyers in the 1970 NHL Entry Draft and he played 4 seasons with them. Later Bill was traded to Washington Capitals in exchange of Mel Bridgman and he played 46 games with Washington.

After playing with Washington, Clement was again traded to Atlanta Flames for Gerry Meehan and he played there until his retirement in the 1981-1982 season. Bill was known for a calm and consistent game that led to the rhyme "Clement, Clement, Hands of Cement." Bud Light referred to the old taunt in one of their popular advertisements "Hockey Falls."

Bill Clement Broadcasting Career

Bill's broadcasting career starts with ESPN for Espn National Hockey Night coverage as their lead color commentator and later worked with Mike Emrick for the SportsChannel America. He also worked as a studio analyst alongside Jim Lampley for NBC during the 2002 Winter Olympics. In addition, Bill worked as an analyst in ESPN's Great Outdoor Games for several years.

CAPTION: Jim Jackson and Bill Clement recap Flyers' OT win over Senators | NBC Sports Philadelphia SOURCE: Nbc sports.com

Moreover, he did color commentary with Jim Hughson for the EA Sports NHL series in NHL 200 and 2001, and next seasons from NHL 07 to NHL 14with Gary Thorne. Besides, he also hosted a radio talk show on WBCB 1490 AM in Pennsylvania and post-game shows for Flyers broadcast Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia and The Comcast Network in the 2007-08 season.

Bill broadcast at least one game of each Stanley Cup Finals series from 1986-2004( with ESPN from 1986- 1988, SportsChannel America from 1989- 1992, ESPN again from 1993- 2004 and ABC from 2000- 2004). After a lockout canceled the 2005 Finals, he worked as a studio host for OLN and NBC in the 2006 and 2007 Finals. In 2008, he continued his series as a color commentator for Westwood One NHL Radio.

Bill Clement Personal Life

Bill Clement was married to Cissie Clement after a long romantic affair. The beautiful couple has a daughter named Savannah and a son named Chase. He currently, lives in Solebury Township, Pennsylvania, along with his family, and has a beautiful home there.

His daughter Savannah is a graduate from Princeton School and his son from New Hope Solebury High School. Chase is also a soccer player as a goalkeeper. Bill became the United States Citizen 2010, November 4th.

Besides, sportscaster, Bill is also an author, speaker, actor, and entrepreneur. His current book is "EveryDay Leadership: Crossing Gorges on Tightropes to Success" with a foreword by Wayne Gretzky.

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Other than being a famous sportscaster, Bill is quite famous in social media with a large number of followers.

Facts About Bill Clement

  • Birthdate: December 20, 1950
  • Birthplace: Buckingham, Quebec, Canada
  • Profession: author, speaker, actor, and entrepreneur and sportscaster
  • Salary: around $100,000
  • Net Worth: $2 million 
  • Wife: Cissie Clement
  • Children: Daughter Savannah and son Chase
  • Current City: Solebury Township, Pennsylvania

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