Paul Kimmage Biography

January 17, 2019
First published on:January 17, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Paul Kimmage

Birth Name Paul Kimmage
Birth Place Dublin, Ireland
Famous Name Paul Kimmage
Birth Date 7 May 1962
Horoscope Taurus
Father Christy
Mother Paul Kimmage
Net Worth $10 million
Salary $85,000
Siblings Raphael and Kevin
Height 5 feet 9 inches (1.78 meters)
Weight 65 kg
Nationality Irish
Ethnicity White
Profession sports journalist
Currently Working For ESPN
University attended Brooklyn College
Graduated year 1980
Currently Married yes
Married to Ann
Children 1
Affair with soygigio

Paul Kimmage is an Irish sports journalist and former amateur and professional road cyclist who was Ireland's road race champion in 1981 and participated in the Olympic Games in 1984. Further, he has published several books and also wrote for The Sunday Times newspaper and others.


As of 2019, he has an estimated net worth of over $10 million. He is currently married to his wife Ann and has 2 children with her. Further, the details about his salary are not disclosed in the media yet. 

Paul Kimmage Early Life and Educational History

Paul Kimmage was born on 7 May 1962 in Dublin, Ireland to Christy and the details about his mother is not in the media yet. He holds an Irish nationality and belongs to White ethnic group. Further, Paul Kimmage grew up with his 2 siblings named Raphael and Kevin.

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Kimmage was born into a family for cycling. His father, Christy, cycled with the Dublin Wheelers and his brothers Raphael and Kevin were also active.

Further, the details about his educational background are not disclosed in the media yet. The boyhood dreams of Paul Kimmage were the glory of cycling: wearing the yellow jersey, cycling the Tour de France and becoming a national hero. He knew it wasn't going to be easy, but he was ready to put in the graft from his early age.

Paul Kimmage Net worth and Salary

Paul Kimmage is a veteran cyclist who has invested his 20 years of life in cycling. With such a determination and hard work, he has managed to collect hefty net worth. Further, the details about his career earnings are yet to be disclosed in the media. 

Cycling is considered to be one of the hardest outdoor sports. Few sports require participants to dig deep and push through their legs for hours with lactic acid pumping. Is the money worth the pain? 

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For the reference, There are a few riders in the peloton who pull wages worth of envy. The major team captains who have a real chance to take part in the top three of the big stage tours, including the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia, are generally able to secure salaries of $3 million per year.

Apart from his cycling career, he is involved in the field of journalism after his retirement. However, there isn't exact information about how much he earns from his journalism career. So with all the references and assumptions, we concluded that he has been living a lavish life with his wife and daughter. 

Paul Kimmage cycling Career

Kimmage had a prominent amateur career, notably his sixth place in the world road race amateur championship. His brothers also enjoyed the spotlight: in 1984, Raphael finished second, while in 1991 Kevin won the race. 

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His remarkable performance as an amateur included on 5 July 1981, where he became the national road race champion ahead of the old but still competitive Paddy Flanagan. He was sixth in the world road amateur championships in 1985. He was also ninth in a professional race, the Bordeaux-Paris, behind René Martens from Belgium in 1985.

In addition, he almost invested his 20 years of life in cycling and within this period he has managed to win many tournaments, including  National Road Race Champion in 1981. 

Paul Kimmage Journalism and publishing Career

In May 1990, Kimmage published Rough Ride, explaining his experiences as a domestic servant, including his own references to drug use. Kimmage admitted that he used amphetamines to non-controlled criteriums and suppositories of caffeine on a few occasions, but said that he stayed away from more powerful and dangerous drugs used by other cyclists.

Kimmage wrote a biography of Matt Hampson entitled Engage: The Fall and Rise of Matt Hampson. It was published in August 2011 and won the 2012 British Sports Book Award in the category Autobiography / Biography. 

Kimmage was a sports journalist in Ireland with the Sunday Independent. He left for the Sunday Times shortly after an incident in 2002, when the paper misrepresented an article about Roy Keane.

In 2012, Kimmage was named by the UK Press Gazette, one of the top ten most influential sportswriters in Britain. Kimmage is a panelist on Newstalk 106 Sunday Sports radio and a regular contributor to Today FM's The Last Word.

Paul Kimmage Personal Life

Exploring his personal life, Paul is a married man and currently married to his wife Ann. Further, the couple is blessed with a daughter named Evelyn Kimmage and a son whose name has not been disclosed yet.


Additionally, Ann has been working for Walsh taking notes for the journalist after a cycling tour, which finished in the Phoenix Park. 

CAPTION: Former cycling pro-Paul Kimmage and his daughter SOURCE: Irish Hospice Foundation

Talking about his body measurement, there isn't much information about it. However, he has a perfectly built body with decent height and weight. 

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