Dan Le Batard

by Jack Ol 18 Mar,2017
Dan Le Batard
Personal Info
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  • Birth Name Dan Le Batard
  • Birth Place Miramar
  • Famous Name Dan Le Batard
  • Father Gonzalo Le Batard
  • Mother Lourdes Le Batard
  • Net Worth $2 million
  • Salary $40,000
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity white
  • Currently Working For ESPN network
  • Affair with N/A
  • Girlfriend N/A

Dan Le Batard is a newspaper sportswriter, radio host, and television reporter, best known for work with ESPN. He is the son of Lourdes Le Batard (his mother) and Gonzalo Le Batard (his father).

Neither married nor single, he is currently dating his girlfriend, Valerie Scheide. Furthermore, his net worth in 2019 is approximately $2 million. 

Dan Le Batard's Net Worth In 2019

The 50 years aged, Dan Le Batard, a sportswriter, American news reporter, television reporter, and a radio host had a net worth of $1 million in 2016. He has an estimated net worth of $2 million in 2019, including all of his properties and earnings.

CAPTION: Dan Le Batard SOURCE: Los Angeles Times

He is currently receiving an annual salary of $45,000 as a sports journalist. As ESPN is one of the highest paying American sports media, it's known to pay it's journalists a good amount of salary.

Reportedly Florida based ESPN reporters are paid $15 thousand annually as their minimum yearly salary whereas Dan Le Batard earns over $45 thousand as his net salary and is estimated to earn over $85,000 as yearly gross income, working as a reporter. 

He is a great television personality in the world of journalism, as he has worked in this field for so many years. Maximum of his net worth is built through his professional career.

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Engaged to Valerie Scheide

People magazine once called Dan Le Batard one of America’s most eligible bachelors. The famous Miami-based ESPN television and radio host, who just signed an extension contract for four years with the network, became engaged to his girlfriend of two years, Valerie Scheide in September 2018. They have planned to marry in late 2019.

Dan Le Batard and his fiancee Valerie Scheide SOURCE: miami.com

The couple first met in a restaurant where Batard was celebrating his parents' anniversary. His fiance works at Peter Lik Fine Art Gallery.

Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, His Cuban exiled parents moved the family to Central Islip, New York. He has a brother named David Le Batard who is a Miami-based artist professionally known as LEBO. Dan is also fluent in Spanish, which he learned from his parents' heritage.

50 years old ESPN reporter Dan's birth sign is Sagittarius. He is a well-known sportswriter, radio host, and television reporter based in Florida. He is very good in his looks and has been a successful host and television personality throughout his career.

He is a good friend of Grigor Dimitrov and Holly Senders.

Early Life and Education

Batard was born on December 16, 1968, in Jersey City, New Jersey. He is American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnic background. He has contributed to several ESPN programs during his professional career. 

Born in Jersey City, he grew up in Miramar, Florida, where he attended Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory. He then moved to the University of Miami and graduated from the university in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and politics.

Professional Career

Le Batard started his working career at the Miami Herald in 1990, as a columnist for its sports section. His first major work for The Herald was to investigate his former college's football team, breaking the Miami Hurricanes Football Team Pell Grant Scandal.

He hosts a morning radio show weekdays with Jon "Stugotz" Weiner on ESPN Radio in addition to his work for the Miami Herald. He is known for his self-deprecating humor, which carries over onto the show through running jokes. He was featured on Fox News Hannity and Colmes to discuss the issue after writing a column for The Herald on the former topic.

He is a frequent contributor to several programs on the ESPN network. He has been a recurring guest on various programs like Outside the Lines, The Sports Reporters and College GameDay. He is also a regular guest host of Pardon the Interruption, where he has been named "The Hateable Dan Le Batard" because of his controversial opinions as well as his unorthodox attire.

Le Batard launched a show named "Dan Le Batard Is ¿Highly Questionable?" on ESPN 2 as part of the afternoon "Sports Talk Block". Le Batard and his father originally featured the show in the beginning.  Later, Bomani Jones joined the show as a host accompanying Dan and his father discussing current sports news and event topics.

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