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Robert Flores Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Robert Flores was born in 1970, in Houston, Texas USA, and is a sports journalist, best known for his work with both the NHL Network and MLB Network as a studio host. He also previously worked for ESPN, and was a part of several shows of the network. All of his endeavors have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Robert Flores? As of early-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $2 million, mostly earned through a successful career in journalism. He reportedly earns $700,000 annually for his current work as a studio host, so as he continues his career it is expected that his wealth will increase.
Robert Flores Net Worth $2 million
At a young age, Robert visited a commentary room and became fascinated with all the large and unusual equipment; this led him to decide to pursue a career in sports journalism. He attended J. Frank Dobie High School, and after matriculating went to the University of Houston, graduating in 1992 with a degree in Radio/Television.
After working as a journalist for several years, he was then hired by ESPN in 2005, becoming an anchor for “ESPNEWS” and “SportsCenter” which is the flagship program of the network – the show has up to 12 airings each day and provides highlights and updates from various major sporting events. The show has certainly helped in elevating his net worth.
Flores also worked as part of “ABC College Football” and “Saturday Night Football” in which he gave the Taco Bell Studio Update. Aside from these shows, he served as a substitute host of “Friday Night Fights”, which is a series about boxing events aired on ESPN 2. He usually hosted the afternoon edition of “SportsCenter” until 2009, and has also been a casual host for “Baseball Tonight”. He stayed as part of ESPN and “SportsCenter” until 2016 when he announced that he would be leaving the network after a decade of working with the company.
Robert has since moved to the MLB Network and NHL Network as a studio host. As part of the networks, his net worth has increased significantly. He’s appeared in “NHL Tonight” and contributes to many projects of the MLB Network including “Sports on Earth” and MLB.Com.
Robert has had several incidents over the course of his career. In 2006, he was working as the co-anchor of “ESPNEWS” alongside Danyelle Sargent when she uttered the phrase “What the fuck was that” on air when the program was experiencing technical difficulties. He had a similar incident two years prior which led him to be fired while working for KEYE in Austin, Texas. In 2015, he also made remarks that Iggy Azalea is “killing hip-hop” which led the rapper and her former boyfriend Nick Young to go on a verbal confrontation with him.
For his personal life, there are no known private details of Robert’s life. He is a big fan of professional wrestling, and he mentioned that he owns a prized Louisville Slugger Ric Flair model bat signed by the wrestler himself. He is also very active on Twitter, and has over 130,000 followers.