Quick Facts of Jason Whitlock
- Full NameJason Whitlock
- Date of Birth1967 /04 /27
- Marital StatusUnmarried
- BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana
- ProfessionSports Journalist
- Eye colourBrown
- Hair colourBald
- Height6 feet 2 inches
- EducationBall State University
- Online PresenceTwitter
A sports journalist, Jason Whitlock currently co-hosts the daily sports TV show Speak For Yourself, on Fox Sport 1. Before heading to Fox Sports 1, Whitlock served for various networks such as ESPN, AOL Sports, as well as Foxsports.com. His career success does not end here, as Whitlock is known as a radio personality for KCSP and WHB sports stations in the Kansas City area.
Regarding his personal life, Whitlock is yet to marry and enjoying his single. But he dated any lady in the past? to know everything in detail just scroll down.
Jason Whitlock’s Bio
Jason Lee Whitlock a.k.a Jason Whitlock was born on 27th April 1967, in Indianapolis, Indiana. His star sign is Taurus. As per his nationality, Whitlock is an American and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity.
Whitlock was raised alongside his brother, by their parents: father, James, and mother, Joyce Whitlock. However, growing up wasn’t peaceful for him as his father was always gambling which resulted in his parents divorced after eight years of marriage.
Apart from his family issue, Whitlock was a sports lover since his childhood and was an active athlete throughout his teenage years. For high school, he attended Warren Central High School in Indianapolis. While at the high school, he actively participated in football.
Moreover, Whitlock was a very good offensive lineman and got a scholarship to Ball State University where he graduated with a degree in Journalism.
Talking about his career, Whitlock started out as a part-time journalist for The Herald-Times in Bloomington, Indiana, and then he relocated to The Charlotte Observer as a reporter for a year.
Them in 1992, he served for Ann Arbor news for two years. Then after, he landed a job at Kansas City Star and eventually won The Scripps Howard Foundation Award. However, he left Kansas City Star on 16th August 2010, to join ESPN.
In 2007, Whitlock joined FoxSports. He got an offer from President of ESPN, John Skipper and hence returned to ESPN. His role at ESPN, however, terminated in October 2015.
Is Jason Whitlock Married? Know About His Wife
Being on the peak, the personal matter is one of the most talked issues of Jason Whitlock. However, the fifty-one years old journalist has not talked a single word about his personal life. Let’s say, he is among that celebrity who wants their personal life in a low key and really far from Medias attention.
Also, he has not been spotted in public or social sites, with a lady who can be assumed as his possible girlfriend or wife. Additionally, there are no records of his past and present relationships.
It seems that Whitlock holds the opinion that marriage and love affairs are a distraction and that being single will make him more determined in his career. Furthermore, there are speculations that Whitlock is gay because of his support for gay participation in the LGBT community as well as in sports. But since he has not been romantically linked to anyone there is no proof or evidence of it.
With limited information regarding his private life, Whitlock might be single and unmarried. Besides, he currently resides in Los Angeles as per his officially Twitter.
Jason Whitlock’s Salary and Net Worth
Presently, Whitlock co-hosts the daily sports TV show Speak For Yourself on Fox Sports 1. Nevertheless, he has not disclosed the paycheque he received there. But back in 2008, he accumulated between $250k-$350k per annum. Throughout his career, Jason has earns an attractive salary.
Jason Whitlock on the first episode of LeBron James’ HBO show ‘The Shop’
Apart from this, while working with Kansas City Star, Whitlock won $10,000 prize, becoming the first sportswriter to win the award. As of 2018, the exact figure of his salary and net worth is yet to revel.