Sports Commentator

Jon Champion is the big name when it comes to commentating Soccer matches. He earned a mammoth net worth by making the soccer matches very interesting.

How well do you know the Premier League? If you watch the matches regularly, then you must recognize his voice alongside Peter Drury, Alan Parry, John Helm, and Martin Tyler. Today, let’s take a detour of his wealth and his income sources.

Jon Champion Net Worth. Know his Income Sources

The 54-year-old British commentator precise net worth is not disclosed. However, he must have a wealth of around $2 million considering his colleagues net worth. The majority of his income comes from his profession as a commentator.

Jon Champion covering a soccer match for ESPN

The average annual salary of Premier League commentators is around $62,000. So, Jon Champion must be making a similar amount in his annual salary. Besides that, Champion has worked in the FIFA World Cup and as well as working for BBC sports.

From his works, he has built a successful lifestyle and lives with his family in England.

Want to know about Jon Champion’s Career?

Jon started his career in the 1980s with BBC Sport as a soccer commentator. In the beginning, he worked in the BBC radio alongside Alan Green, Mike Ingham, Ron Jones, Rob Hawthorne, and Jonathan Legard. Champion covered many premier leagues matches, FA Cups, and League Cups.

Jon made his TV debut with ITV in the UEFA Champions League match between Juventus and Ajax. Gradually, he climbed the ladder of success by commentating on Match of the Day. In 2001, Champion left the BBC and joined ITV full-time covering the usual matches.

After working at ITV for six-years, Champion left the network on loan to join Setanta Sports Network. But after 2008/09 season, Jon permanently moved to ESPN leaving ITV. The English Commentator is one of the prominent commentators who covered the 2015 UEFA Champions League.

The 2015 UCL saw Lionel Messi and his team win the trophy. Currently, Jon commentated on the latest edition of UEFA Nations League which saw Cristiano Ronaldo and his Portuguese side lift the trophy. Furthermore, Champion often commentates on MLS matches alongside Kasey Keller and Ian Darke.

Jon Champion’s House, Cars, and Lifestyle

The 54-year-old lives with his family in England in a house. His house is worth $579,398 as per today’s market price. Jon lives a decent lifestyle with his net worth and salary he receives from his job.

Champion might be driving a luxury car and still adding more assets to his wealth. Similarly, many of his Match of the Day colleague Gary Lineker and Alan Shearer also makes a pretty good salary and lives a luxurious lifestyle. 

Taylor Twellman (right) with Jon Champion (left) preparing for the match of the USA vs Ghana

With Jon’s profession constantly on the rise, his net worth is also set to reach new heights. For further updates on Celebrities, Keep Reading