Bomani Jones Biography

( 1980 - )
January 10, 2019
First published on:January 10, 2019
by Sam

Facts of Bomani Jones

Date of Birth: 1980, August 26
Age: 38 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Name Bomani Babatunde Jones
Famous Name Bomani Jones
Father Mack Jones
Mother Barbara Ann Posey
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Birth Place Atlanta, Georgia
Currently Working For ESPN
Salary $53,000 dollars
Net Worth $6.5 million dollars
Profession Sports journalist
Started career as sportswriter
Famous for sports journalism
University attended Clark Atlanta University
Graduated year 2001
Full Name Bomani Babatunde Jones
Horoscope Virgo
Birth Date August 26, 1980
Siblings Tayari Jones and Patrice Jones
School Location Waller
Career Earnings $6.5 million dollars
No. of Twitter Followers 456k
No. of Instagram Followers 73.5k
Height 6 feet 1 inch
Show High Noon
Coworker Pablo Torre
No. of Siblings 2
Coworker Salary $50,000 dollars
Radio Show The Right Time with Bomani Jones

Bomani Babatunde Jones is a famous sports journalist currently working for ESPN. He is a known tv sportscaster and mostly appears on the High Noon edition with Pablo Torre. Other than working for ESPN, he also appears in several Radio shows like The Right Time with Bomani Jones.

 

Bomani Babatunde Jones, reportedly earns around $53,000 dollars, as his yearly salary from the network, and as of 2018, he reportedly has an estimated net worth of over $6.5 million dollars

Bomani Jones' Early Life and Educational History

Bomani Babatunde Jones was born on August 26, 1980, in Atlanta, Georgia to Mack Jones and Barbara Ann Posey. He holds an American nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnic group. Further, Bomani Babatunde Jones grew up with 2 siblings named Tayari Jones and Patrice Jones.

Bomani Babatunde Jones completed his high school studies from school in Waller. He later joined the Clark Atlanta University and acquired his degree Bachelor's degree.

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Bomani Jones' Professional Career

Before his career in sports writing, Jones worked as a music and pop culture critic, including writing for AOL and ESPN.com. Jones hosted two radio shows in Raleigh: The Three Hour Lunch Break on 620 the Bull, and Sports Saturday with Bomani Jones on 850 the Buzz. In January 2010, Jones launched his radio show, The Morning Jones, and began appearing as a contributor on ESPN's Outside the Lines, and as a panelist on Around the Horn.

Jones later hosted his own internet shows, The Evening Jones, and Bomani & Jones on SB Nation's YouTube channel until 2013.

CAPTION: Sports journalist Bomani Jones SOURCE: Awful Announcing

At the start of 2012, Jones appeared regularly on Dan Le Batard's ESPN2 show, Dan Le Batard Is Highly Questionable. At the same time, he began guest hosting on The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz radio show on The Ticket Miami on Wednesdays. Jones signed a new four-year contract with ESPN.

In May 2013, Jones became co-host of the renamed Highly Questionable, until June 2017, when he left the show to prepare for a new project with fellow ESPN talent Pablo S. Torre.

CAPTION: Bomani Jones with his radio show The Right Time with Bomani Jones SOURCE: Awful Announcing

In March 2015, The Right Time With Bomani Jones debuted on ESPN Radio.  In June 2018, Jones co-led the series debut of High Noon with Pablo Torre on ESPN. He has served as an adjunct professor at Duke University and Elon University.

Bomani Jones' Personal Life

Bomani Jones is tight-lipped when it comes to his personal life. He once tweeted in 2015 about the adverse effects of having a beautiful girlfriend and she can be linked to famous persons in her past. Besides that, he hasn't revealed anything about his dating affairs.

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Even on his social media pages, he just posts videos and photos related to his career but not about any dating affairs. This shows that he is currently more focused on his career than staying in any relationship.

Bomani Jones' Net worth and Salary

Bomani Babatunde Jones is one of the most popular ESPN anchors who has made a successful career as a sports anchorman. As ESPN is a popular Sports Network, it is well known for paying a heavy amount of salary to its sportscasters. As Bomani Babatunde Jones is a regular ESPN anchor, he earns a decent amount of salary from the network.

The American sportscaster/anchor Bomani Babatunde Jones has an estimated net worth of $6.5 million dollars. As of 2018, the reporter receives an annual salary of $53,000 dollars from his successful reporting career with ESPN. Further, ESPN reporter receives an added sum of money from his radio and TV guest appearances as a sports pundit too.

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Bomani Babatunde Jones works alongside Pablo Torre at ESPN. And as of now, Pablo Torre reportedly receives an annual salary of $50,000 dollars.

Bomani Jones is pretty popular in social media. He has 73.5k Instagram followers and 456k Twitter followers.



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