Eric Clemons Biography

( 1959 - )
January 3, 2019
First published on:January 3, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Eric Clemons

Date of Birth: 1959, November
Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name Eric Clemons
Famous Name Eric Clemons
Nationality American
Ethnicity African
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois
Currently Working For ESPN
Salary $75,766
Net Worth six digit figure
Currently Married yes
Married to Renita McKay Clemons
Children 2
Profession sportscaster
School attended Chicago Vocational High School
University attended Columbia College
Full Name Eric Clemons
Birth Date early November 1959
Siblings 2 siblings

Eric Clemons is currently an American sportscaster associated with ESPN. He has worked for Fox Sports, BET in the past and served as a sports reporter and anchor for several local TV stations. Further, He has engaged himself in public speaking events for local schools, churches, and colleges in the performing arts.

 

The resident of United States, Eric Clemons, reportedly earns around in the range of $75,766, as his yearly salary from the network, and as of 2018, he reportedly has an estimated net worth of over six digit figure. He is currently married to his wife Renita McKay Clemons and has 2 children with her.

Eric Clemons Early Life and Educational History

Eric Clemons was born on early November 1959 in Chicago, Illinois to a low-income family. He holds an American nationality and belongs to African ethnic group. Further, Eric has 2 older siblings and a large extended family. 

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After completing his high school education from Chicago Vocational High School, Clemons was accepted to study Broadcast Communications at Columbia College. Further, Clemons recently returned to school and graduated from Quinnipiac University in Interactive Communications Media.

Eric Clemons Net worth and Salary

Being one of the popular sportscasters in ESPN, Clemons has been earning a significant amount of salary from the network. Further, with all the experiences and skills he has managed to collect whopping net worth.  

 The American sportscaster/anchor Eric Clemons has an estimated net worth of six digit figure. As of 2018, the reporter receives an annual salary of $75,766 or more 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.

More specifically, Espn, Inc. pays its employees a median salary of $75,766 per year. Additionally, Espn, Inc. salary can range from $43,540 per year to $129,570 per year.

So with all the references, we came to the conclusion that he has been earning a significant amount of money and has been enjoying a lavish life with his family. 

Eric Clemons Professional Career

During his entire Broadcasting career, he worked for different networks such as WALA-TV, ESPN,  WHDH-TV, Fox Sports, WFSB-TV, WVUE-TV, BET Network, Connecticut Public Television, and WTIC-TV. 

His career timeline along with his designation are enlisted below: 

YEAR NETWORK DESIGNATION
1984–1987 WALA-TV (Mobile, AL) Sports Reporter/Anchor
1987–1991  WHDH-TV (Boston, MA) Sports Anchor/Reporter
1994–1997  Fox Sports (Los Angeles, CA) NFL/College Sports Reporter/Host/Play-by-Play
1997–2003  WFSB-TV (Hartford, CT) Sports Anchor/Reporter
1997–2003  WFSB-TV (Hartford, CT) Sports Anchor/Reporter
2004–2007 WVUE-TV (New Orleans, LA) Sports Director
2005  BET Network (Washington, D.C.) Play-by-Play/Host
2009–2012 Connecticut Public Television Reporter and Host
2013–2016 WTIC-TV  Freelance Sports Reporter/Anchor
2016–present  ESPN (Bristol, CT)  College Football play-by-play

Further, Clemons was the leading producer of Night in the Blues at the Repertory Theater of New Brittany, designed and directed by Sheldon Epps in 2009.

CAPTION: Sportscaster Eric Clemons SOURCE: Adweek

Some of his popular ESPN colleagues are Irv Brown, Louis Riddick, Roy Firestone and many more

Eric Clemons Personal Life

As per his marital status, Eric is a married man and is currently married to his wife Renita McKay Clemons. His wife Renita grew up on the south side of Chicago and is a writer by profession. 

The couple has been married for 30 years and additionally, the duo is parents of 2 children. His daughter, 28, is a graduate student in San Francisco, CA, and his son, 24, is a US Air Force member.

 



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