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Pamela Donielle Oliver was born on 10 March 1961, in Dallas, Texas USA, and is a sports caster, best known for being on the sidelines during National Football League (NFL) and National Basketball Association (NBA) games. She’s worked with various broadcasting networks such as Fox and ESPN, but all of her efforts have helped put her net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Pam Oliver? As of late-2016, sources estimate a net worth that is at $6 million, mostly earned through a successful career in broadcast journalism. She reportedly earns $2 million annually as part of the NFL’s broadcasting team, and she’s also worked on the radio. As she continues her career it is expected that her wealth will increase.
Pam Oliver Net Worth $6 million
When she was young, Pam’s family moved around the United States because her father was part of the United States Air Force. She lived in California, Florida, Washington, Michigan, and Texas. As she grew up, she preferred watching sports shows instead of children’s shows, and also watched a lot more news shows compared to children’s shows. She later attended Niceville High School and excelled at various sports. She played basketball, tennis, and was part of the school’s track and field team. After matriculating, she went to Florida A&M University where she continued competing in track, and became a college All-American in the mile relay and the 400-meters. She graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism during 1984.
During her early career, she moved several times between TV and radio stations. In 1985 she joined WALB in Albany, Georgia, starting her career as a news reporter. After a year, she moved to WAAY-TV in Alabama, and then WIVB-TV in Buffalo, New York. In 1990, she then joined WTVT in Tampa, Florida, then started to focus on sports, becoming a sports anchor. She then moved to KHOU-TV a year later, continuing to work as a sports anchor. In 1993, she became a part if the ESPN television network and two years later moved to Fox Sports as a sideline reporter. She would join Pat Sumerall and John Madden as part of the network’s number one broadcast team. She also joined TNT in 2005 to be a sideline reporter during the NBA Playoffs. Her net worth was rising steadily.
In 2014, it was reported that it would be the last season Pam would report on the sidelines of the NFL, as she would be moving to the #2 NFL broadcasting team. However the following year, it was then announced that her sideline reporting job had been extended through the 2016 season while she was working as a part of the #2 broadcasting team. For her various achievements, Oliver was awarded the “Outstanding Woman in Journalism” award by Ebony.
For her personal life, it is known that Pam has been married to freelance producer Alvin Whitney since 1990. She was criticized during a Seahawks and 49ers NFC Championship Game when her hair was said to be like that of Star Wars character Chewbacca; she made a comment later on that people should focus more on her work rather than her appearance.