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Adam Schefter was born on 21 December 1966, in Valley Stream, New York State USA. He is a sports writer and sports analyst, and well known for being one of the leading media personalities in the NFL and is considered as one of the highest paid sports writers in America. His current writing employment with ESPN, along with books, and television appearances have made-up the bulk of his net worth.
How rich is Adam Schefter? Sources estimate that his net worth is at $4 million. Sources also state that he earns around $1.2 million a year working for ESPN. His breakthroughs in sports writing, journalism and analysis have made him one of the most popular sports media personalities today.
Adam Schefter Net Worth $4 Million
Adam grew up in Bellmore, New York and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1989. He then took his master’s degree at the Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He started his journalism career working as an editor for The Michigan Daily, then became an intern for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer before heading to Rocky Mountain News as a writer in 1990. He also worked for The Denver Post in 1996; all of his writing focused mainly on sports and related topics. Schefter made a few appearances for ESPN’s “Around the Horn” and “The Sports Writers” before joining the NFL Network. He has since written for NFL.com and has appeared on “NFL Total Access”. He was eventually hired by ESPN to work as a writer, analyst and television personality for NFL. He has also appeared on NBC twice as a sideline reporter. All these activities have contributed to his net worth.
Numerous awards have been given to Adam Schefter for his work. Fans awarded him USA Today’s title of the best NFL insider for three straight years spanning 2009-2011. Sports Illustrated included Schefter in the Power 40, a list of the best players, coaches, officials, executives and media personalities. Adam also has a very strong following on Twitter and was called The Most Influential Tweeter in NY during February 2014. The website Awful selected Adam as The Best Newsbreaker of 2014. In the same year, SI.com also named him as the Media Person of the Year. In 2015, Schefter was awarded The Cynopsis Sports Media Personality of the Year for his work in the sports industry, and in the same year he was named the 2015 Sports Media Personality by Tampa Bay Times. He was also an honorable mention for Sports Illustrated Now’s 2015 Media Person of the Year. All these acknowledgements helped to increase his net worth.
Adam has aslo appeared in a few radio programs for ESPN, including 102.3 ESPN in Denver, Colorado, ESPN 980 in Washington D.C. and ESPN 1000 in Chicago, Illinois.
In his personal life, Adam is married to Sharri Maio, they have two children, one of which is from Sharri’s late husband. He maintains a moderately private life as not much is known about him, consequently there are also very few rumors surrounding his personal life.
Schefter is an active participant and contributor to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or JRDF. An organization that dedicates to raising awareness of diabetes and helping those afflicted with it. Adam has a very personal connection to it as his wife is a Type 1 diabetic.