Quick Facts of Pat Forde
- Full NamePat Forde
- Net Worth$5 Million
- Marital StatusMarried
- Birthplace Colorado Springs, Colorado
- EthnicityNative American
- ProfessionSports Journalism
- Active Year1987-Present
- Eye colourBlue
- Hair colourGray
- SpouseTricia Forde
- Body MeasurementMuscular
- Education Air Academy High School; University of Missouri
- Online PresenceTwitter (315k followers), Facebook (2,126 followers)
- Children3 - Mitchell Forde, Clayton Forde, Brooke Forde
When it comes to sports journalism, Pat Forde pops up in everyone’s mind because of his prominent out-spoken personality in the field of sports. Forde currently works for the Yahoo Sports. Likewise, he is the former employee of the ESPN network. For his work, he earned a lot of fame and prestige from his fans and beloved ones.
Is Pat Forde married? Then who is his wife? How many children does he have from his marriage? To know more in details about Pat’s career as well as his personal life, net worth, height, and age, read more.
Who Is Pat Forde? Bio & Wiki
Pat Forde was born and raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado, US. However, his actual birthdate is still unknown. He is an American by his nationality and belongs to Native American ethnic background.
Forde played football with Gary Barnett during his sophomore and junior years in Air Academy High School from 1980 to 1981. Later, he graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri in 1987.
Pat Forde’s Career
Pat Forde started his career as a journalist working for The Courier-Journal, where his writing won many awards in 1987. In addition, he worked there as a reporter and then, began writing columns for 12 years. In 2004, Forde left The Courier-Journal to join ESPN for full-time after freelancing for their website for about 7 years.
During the NCAA football season, Pat wrote a column, Forde Yard Dash, and also wrote a column, Forde Minutes during the NCAA basketball season. Later, he made his appearance on ESPN radio and television. In October 2011, it was reported that Forde is leaving ESPN to pursue a career with Yahoo Sports after his contract was expired on 1st November 2011.
After joining Yahoo Sports, on 1st November 2011, Pat resumed his weekly, Forde Yard Dash and later resumed his Forde Minutes column as well. Besides this, in 2008, he worked as the co-author for University of Louisville basketball coach, Rick Pitino‘s Rebound Rules: The Art of Success 2.0.
How Much Is Pat Forde’s Salary & Net Worth?
Pat Forde has an estimated net worth of $5 Million as of 2019. Furthermore, his net worth in 2018 was $4.5 Million. Likewise, Forde earns an average salary of around $41,698 annually from his career. Besides his journalism career, he also makes a fruitful amount of money from his other works including interviews, broadcastings, commentary and many more.
Pat has worked in the American sports media company, ESPN with Jemele Hill whose net worth is $4 Million and Stephen A. Smith who has a net worth of $16 Million. Moreover, his co-worker Bill Simmons has a net worth of $20 Million and that of Michael Smith and Jeremy Schaap are $8 Million and $700 Thousand respectively.
Who Is Pat Forde’s Wife? His Marriage & Children
Pat Forde tied the knot with Tricia Forde at The Pinery at the Hill in Colorado Springs. However, the precise date of their wedding is still concealed. The couple shares three children including Mitchell Forde, Clayton Forde (born on 16th June 1997), and Brooke Forde from their marriage.
Since their wedding, Forde and his spouse are living happily with their kids. To date, there are no signs and rumors of their divorce and extramarital affairs. The pair are supportive of each other and gives equal time to their private life. Currently, Forde and his family reside in Louisville, a city in Kentucky.
Interesting Facts About Pat Forde
- Pat is an animal lover.
- Forde is fond of traveling with his wife and children.
- He is an avid yogi and does exercise every day.
- He wrote a book, The Contract: Jimmer Fredette.
- His hobbies are reading books, writing diaries, and up-cycling.