Sal Paolantonio Biography

( 1956 - )
December 20, 2018
First published on:December 20, 2018
by Jorden

Facts of Sal Paolantonio

Date of Birth: 1956, June 13
Age: 63 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name Salvatore Anthony Nicholas Paolantonio
Birth Place Long Island, New York
Famous Name Sal Paolantonio
Horoscope Gemini
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $150,000
School Location Floral Park, New York
Other Show Sports Center, NFL Live, Sunday NFL Countdown and Monday Night Countdown
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession sports broadcaster
Currently Working For ESPN
Current City Haddon Township, New Jersey
University attended New York University
School attended Sewanhaka High School
Graduated year 1997
Married to Lynn McGraw
Children Daughters Sarah, Kyle and Zoe Paolantonio

Salvatore Anthony Nicholas Paolantonio is a famous sportscaster currently working for ESPN. Known for his appearance in different sports coverages, Paolantonio is working for the Channel since 1995. Other than working for ESPN, he also hosts shows like Sports Center, NFL Live, Sunday NFL Countdown and Monday Night Countdown.


The resident of Haddon Township, New Jersey, Paolantonio, reportedly earns around $150,000, as his yearly salary from the network, and as of 2018, he reportedly has an estimated net worth of over $2 million. He is currently married to his longtime girlfriend Lynn McGraw and has Daughters Sarah, Kyle and Zoe Paolantonio with her.

Sal Paolantonio Early Life and Educational History

Salvatore Anthony Nicholas Paolantonio was born on June 13, 1956, in Long Island, New York. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to White ethnic group. Further, Sal's star sign is Gemini.

Salvatore Anthony Nicholas Paolantonio completed his schooling from Sewanhaka High School in Floral Park, New York joined.

After completing high school, he attended State University of New and acquired his Bachelor's degree of Arts in History and later joined New York University and completed his Master's degree in journalism in 1978. Sal was a U.S. Navy Officer from 1979-83 and was awarded the United Nations Meritorious Service Medal in 1983.

He was a political reporter and from 1993-1995 for The Philadelphia Inquirer. Later Sal also served as a reporter for WPHL- TV nightly news, Inquirer News Tonight and hosted WIP sports radio on Saturday morning 's sports page. Sal published his first book, The Last Big Man in Big City America, a biography of Frank L. Rizzo 

Sal Paolantonio Net worth and Salary

Salvatore Anthony Nicholas Paolantonio is one of the most popular ESPN anchors who has made a successful career as a sports anchorman.

Being a popular Sports Network, ESPN is well known for paying a heavy amount of salary to its sportscasters. As Salvatore Anthony Nicholas Paolantonio is a regular ESPN anchor, he earns a decent amount of salary from the network.

The American sportscaster/anchor Salvatore Anthony Nicholas Paolantonio has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Since the average salary for national correspondent is around $85,000, as of 2018, the reporter receives an annual salary of $150,000 from his successful reporting career with ESPN because of his work experience.

Further, ESPN reporter receives an added sum of money from his radio and TV guest appearances as a sports pundit too. Chris Berman and Stephen A.Smith are among the highest-paid reporters of ESPN.

Sal Paolantonio Professional Career

Sal is an ESPN office reporter based in Philadelphia, who reports primarily on NFL stories. He has been a staple in its NFL coverage since joining ESPN in 1995, contributing to shows such as SportsCenter, NFL Live, Sunday NFL Countdown( from a game site) and Monday Night Countdown( from the Monday Night Football site).

Sal added studio work to his duties and replaced Suzy Kolber as host of NFL Matchup, a football show of X's and O 's; Louis Riddick and Greg Cosell joined him in 2004. His best-known work for ESPN was his coverage of the Terrell Owens saga during the season 2004-05 with the Philadelphia Eagles.

CAPTION: Sal Paolantonio reporting for ESPN SOURCE:

Reuben Frank and his fellow sports journalist published The Paolantonio Report: The Most Overrated and Underrated Players, Teams, Coaches and Moments in NFL History in 2007. According to, it was the best-selling NFL book in the country( October 11, 2007).

With its origins in the closure of the Turnerian border, the NFL League seemed to break the color barrier in sports instead of baseball.

Sal Paolantonio Personal Life

Sal Paolantonio got married to Lynn McGraw on February 24, 1979, after a long romantic relationship. The couple has three Daughters Sarah, Kyle and Zoe Paolantonio. There are no rumors of their separation and are living a happy life.

CAPTION: Sal with his Wife Lynn McGraw SOURCE: SicoViews

The former navy officer is not only a famous sports correspondent but is quite popular in social media as well. The graduate from New York University is very much successful in his career. He is much focused on his profession. 

Besides, Sal is a charming personality with nice height and a huge number of fan-base.

He currently, lives in Haddon Township, New Jersey, along with his family, and has a beautiful home there.

Facts About Sal Paolantonio

  • Birthdate: June 13, 1956
  • Birthplace: Long Island, New York
  • Profession: ESPN National Correspondent
  • Salary: $150,000
  • Net worth: $2 million
  • Wife: Lynn McGraw
  • Children: Daughters Kyle Paolantonio, Zoe Paolantonio, Sarah Paolantonio
  • Current residence: Haddon Township, New Jersey
  • Horoscope: Gemini
  • Awards: United Nations Meritorious Service Medal

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