Jeremy Schaap is a journalist working for ESPN who has won multiple Emmys for his work on E:60, SportsCenter, and Outside the Lines. He works as a television reporter, sports writer, and a successful author.
Early Life & Education
Jeremy Schaap was born on August 23, 1969, in New York City, United States. The versatile reporter holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Born in late August, Schaap's star sign is Virgo.
Jeremy was born to the late Dick Schaap and Trish Schapp. His father was an American sportswriter, broadcaster, and author. Rosie, Kari, and David Schaap are his siblings.
From his early age, he followed the footsteps of his father. Upon high school graduation, Jeremy attended Cornell University. At Cornell, he worked as the editor of The Cornell Daily Sun. Moreover, he was also the part of the Quill and Dagger Society.
Road to Success
Likewise his father Dick Schaap, Jeremy is an accomplished media personality. He is a regular contributor to Nightline and ABC World News Tonight. In addition, his writing works have appeared in Sports Illustrated, ESPN The Magazine, Time, Parade, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. Jeremy was the media man who conducted the first interview with Bob Knight after he was fired b Indiana University in 2000.
In 2015, Schaap won the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Reporting on human rights and social justice issues, a first for ESPN. Two national Edward R. Murrow Awards, two National Headliner Awards, also honored Jeremy. Additionally, he won eleven national Sports Emmy Awards.
In 2015 the United Nations Honored Jeremy. Also in 2015, for ESPN, he nominated for a National News and Documentary Emmy AwardPersonal Life & AffairsJeremy
Personal Life & Affairs of Jeremy
Jeremy Schaap married his girlfriend after having an affair for some time. Currently, the lovely couple is living happily as a husband and a wife. Jeremy has three children from his wife, two girls, and a boy. J
eremy Schaap was very close to his father. His father died on December 21, 2001, at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. He died due to the complications arises from hip replacement surgery.
As of now, Jeremy has published several books. His books include Triumph: Jesse Owens and Hitler’s Olympics, Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens, and Cinderella Man. Schaap is the philanthropist. He is dedicated towards the charitable works. He has a longstanding relationship with ALS Association. Moreover, he also associates with Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. The organization dedicated to finding cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
Net Worth & Salary
As Jeremy is one of the admirable names in the world of media. Jeremy has an ability to connect with the sports fans. He is earning an incredible salary through his reporting skills and writing. He has an estimated net worth of $700 thousand.