|Birth Name||Stephanie Ready|
|Birth Place||Takoma Park, Maryland, U.S|
|Famous Name||Stephanie Ready|
|No. of Twitter Followers||17400|
|University attended||Coppin State University|
|School attended||National Cathedral School|
|Married to||Perry Jones|
Stephanie Ready is an American broadcaster for NBA on TNT and formerly a broadcaster for the National Basketball Association Charlotte Hornets. She gained recognition when she started coaching in the men's professional league for Washington Mystics in 2002. Ebony magazine named her one of "The 56 Most intriguing Blacks of 2001" alongside Shaquille O'Neal, late Kobe Bryant, and Michael Jordan.
The native from Takoma Park, Maryland, U.S was born on 1975. She attended National Cathedral School in Washinton D.C and for her collegiate years, she enrolled at Coppin State University in Baltimore. She has a degree in Psychology. She played college basketball and Volleyball for the Coppin State Eagles.
The 45 years old has a net worth of $1 million as of 2020. She started coaching the women volleyball team after director Ron "Fang" Mitchell urged her to pursue coaching.
Mitchell then again called her to assist him on the bench for the Coppin States Division I Men's Basketball. Usually, the assistant coach earns between $155,000-$200,000 annually. She was a coach for three years until she resigned in 2001.
Before resigning Ready received another offer from Mitchell, who had spoken to NBA Development League senior director Karl Hicks and Rob Levine. She started coaching Greenville Groove. After a coaching career, she began to work for fox as a Sideline Reporter.
After a certain time as a Sideline Reporter, She spent two years of her career as a sports analyst in the broadcast booth with Dell Curry and Eric Collins for the Sports Southeast broadcast of Charlotte Hornet's games. Due to unknown reasons, she was demoted back to her former role as the Sideline Reporter. As a Sports Analyst, she used to earn around $66000-$72000 working for Fox Sports. Her annual salary as a sideline reporter is estimated to be $39000-$45000. She has been active since 1998.
She is very secretive about her personal life and hasn't shared any information regarding her marriage date. However, She is married to Perry Jones. The couple has two children: a son and a daughter. her daughter's name is Ivy and her son's name is James.
The 45-years-old is still enjoying a happy life with her husband and kids. She keeps her family information private and hasn't revealed anything else.
Stephnie started her career as a Coach in Lady Eagles at Choppin states University in Baltimore. She gained recognition as the first female coach of the men's professional team in 2002. She also became an assistant coach for the defunct Greenville Groove.
After coaching, she started her career as the sideline reporter of the Charlotte Hornets and was named analyst on 27 August 2015, making her first time full female NBA game analyst. She was part of the TNT during the 2006 and 2007 NBA playoffs and the WNBA playoffs.
She is currently working as the host of the Warm-Up show on NBA TV and also on The Bounce on Yahoo Sports app.
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