Jemele Hill Biography

( 1975 - )
November 16, 2018
First published on:February 16, 2017
by binor

Facts of Jemele Hill

Date of Birth: 1975, December 21
Age: 43 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Birth Sign:: sagittarius
Birth Name Jemele Juanita Hill
Famous Name Jemele Hill
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Birth Place Detroit, Michigan
Currently Working For Telivision
Salary $1 million
Net Worth $5 million
Affair with Unknown
Currently Married Unknown

Jemele Hill is an American sports journalist who contributes for the ESPN's website, The Undefeated. She has previously written a column for's Page 2 and formerly hosted ESPN's His and Hers.

Hill was also a co-host on ESPN2's Numbers Never Lie after the departure of Jalen Rose and co-hosted SC6, the 6 p.m. (ET) edition of ESPN's flagship SportsCenter with Michael Smith.

Early Life of Jemele Hill

Jemele Hill was born as Jemele Juanita Hill on 21 December 1975, to Jerel Brickerson (Father). She was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, the United States. This makes her nationality American. She belongs to black ethnicity and her astrological sign is Sagittarius.

Jemele Hill rose with a rough childhood. Growing up with a drug-addicted parent was very hard for her. However, her parents separated. Since then Jemele has been living with her mom. Her mother influenced her to become a sports journalist and with her effectual effort, now we know her as a beautiful and hot journalist. During her childhood, she loved watching sports, especially Baseball. Besides that, she often used to write stories, which later helped her to become a sportswriter.

Jemele Hill grew up in Detroit, Michigan, where she attended the Mumford High School. After her graduation from high school, she joined Michigan State University where she majored in the subject of Journalism.

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Net Worth, Endorsements, and Height of Jemele Hill    

ESPN SportsCenter anchor Jemele Hill had a net worth of $4 million in 2014. As of 2018, she has approximately $5 million of net worth, ($10 million lesser in comparison to the president of the ESPN Inc. John Skipper). She was paid an annual salary of $1 million from ESPN for hosting the show SportsCenter. 

She recently joined The Undefeated and is reported to be earning a lot more than her co-workers. The average annual salary for the post reporters is about $85,000 per year.

Hill owns a Bentley which she wrapped with a matt black in 2017. She also gifted a car to her mother in 2016.

Accounting the body profile of Jemele Hill, she has an outstanding height of 5 feet 6 inch. Her body weight is pretty maintained. As of now, she earns thousands of salary and her net worth is booted with it. She is found much active on social networking sites like Twitter. Currently, she has almost 2200 followers on Twitter and around 91K tweets.

Professional Career of Jemele Hill

Gorgeous Jemele Hill made her career debut at the age of 24. Firstly, she worked for the Raleigh News & Observer as a general assignment sports writer. She then served as a sports writer for the well-known press named Detroit Free regarding Michigan State football and basketball. In that respect, she also covered the NBA Playoffs and 2004 Summer Olympics. Afterward, Jemele worked for the Orlando Sentinel as a columnist from 2005 to 2006.

After gaining several years’ experience in the field of sports, later she joined to ESPN as a national columnist in November 2006. At ESPN, she made a regular appearance on television, including SportsCenter and other several ESPN programs such as Outside the Lines, ESPN First Take, and the Sports Reporter.

In 2011, Jemele started to podcast famous ESPN television series His & Hers with a very talented man named Michael Smith. Michael and Jemele also worked for ESPN’s flagship show, SportsCenter, which is also called as SC6 with Michael and Jemele. In January 2018, she left SportsCenter and joined The Undefeated, the company's website with a new role.

As of Sept. 14, 2018, Jemele Hill is officially free of ESPN. Even though the often outspoken anchor and reporter, Hill had more than two years left on her contract both Hill and ESPN basically acknowledged that their past together prohibited a future. Further more, Hill hinted that she will be joining The Atlantic

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Jemele Hill's Personal Life

Talking about her personal life and affairs, beautiful and talented Jemele Hill is rumored to be a married woman but no details about her husband and married life is available. She was once allegedly in a relationship with English actor and producer Idris Elba. However, they both made no official announcement.

There were also several claims about Jemela dating her co-worker Michael Smith. Currently, there is no such evidence of her boyfriend, husband, and marital affair.

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