Bomani Jones is a sports journalist from America who currently works for ESPN. He hosts the show “The Right Time with Bomani Jones” which broadcast on the ESPN Radio. He is also the regular panellist in an American roundtable discussion show “Around the Horn”. Keep reading to know more about Bomani Jones’s net worth in 2019.
Bomani Babatunde Jones was born on August 26, 1980, in Atlanta, Georgia to his parents Barbara Ann Posey and Mack. His sister “Tayari Jones” is a renowned novelist. He later moved to Houston where he attended his school in the city of Waller.
He went to the Clark Atlanta University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics in the year 2001. He went to the Claremont Graduate University to complete his master’s in business, politics, and economics, and later attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for another master’s in economics.
Bomani Jones started his career in the year 2004 as a pop and music culture critic and used to write for ESPN.com and AOL.
In 2010, he appeared as a contributor on the sports television show “Outside the Lines” and as a panelist on the show “Around the Horn”. He was also seen hosting his own internet shows like “Bomani & Jones” and “The Evening Jones” on the Youtube channel of SB Nation.
In 2012, he was regularly seen on the show “Dan Le Batard Is Highly Questionable” which aired on ESPN2. He signed a four-year contract with ESPN in the year 2013.
In May 2013, Jones became the co-host of the show daily sports talk show “Highly Questionable” which was later moved to ESPN. In 2017, he left the show to prepare for a new project along with Pablo S. Torre.
Awards & Achievements
In 2014, Bomani Jones won three consecutive Around the Horn episodes. As of October 2014, he has appeared on the ESPN’s show Around the Horn for 373 times and has won in 104 episodes. He made his debut in the ESPN Radio on March 2015 with his show “The Right Time With Bomani Jones”. Jones also served as an adjunct professor at the Elon University and Duke University.
Net Worth of Bomani Jones
The estimated net worth of Bomani Jones is more than $6.5 million. He earns more than $500 thousand from his work as the host of various television and radio shows. Furthermore, he gets an additional salary as a match commentator. He also makes money as a sports writer for many magazines including ESPN.com and other web journalism portals. Jones recently bought a luxurious house in Georgia.
Bomani Jones is one of the most renowned sports journalists in the world. He is a talented media personality who has huge fan followers because of his various shows on radio and television. He is also a popular television show host and has been a part of many successful sports talk shows.