Bomani Jones Biography

About Bomani Jones

Bomani Jones was born as Bomani Babatunde Jones on August 26, 1980 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. He is an American sports journalist, writer and show host who currently works for ESPN. The viewers know Jones as the co-host of Highly Questionable with Dan Le Batard. However, he left the show in June of 2017 to start his own show. Bomani Jones is also famous as the former writer of SB Nation, Salon and Page 2 at ESPN.

Bomani Jones Net Worth and Salary

Jones net worth is estimated around $5 million US in 2016. At the same time, according to some reports, his annual salary is something over $500 thousand USD. Bomani makes his income from his work as television and radio host and journalist. Furthermore, Jones makes an additional salary as a match commentator. Also, he writes sports website and wiki articles for ESPN.com and many other sports magazines.

Bomani-Jones

Bomani Jones

Early Life and Education

Born to Barbara Ann Posey and Mack Jones, both professors and activists. Bomani grew up in Houston, Texas with his siblings, Tayari and Patrice Jones. Tayari is also a talented writer and an author.

He got his Bachelor’s degree in economics from Clark Atlanta University in 2001. Subsequently, Bomani obtained his Master’s degree in Politics, Economics and Business in 2006 from Claremont Graduate University.

Bomani Jones Career

Bomani had started his career as a music and pop culture critic. He worked as a writer for AOL and ESPN.com.

In the early 2008, Jones became the host of Raleigh: The Three Hour Lunch Break and Sports Saturday with Bomani Jones. He hosted these shows until the end of 2009.

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The Evening Jones with Bomani Jones

Furthermore, in the beginning of 2010, he launched his own show The Morning Jones. This show ran for something more than a year and a half and ended in August 2011. After that Jones began hosting the show The Evening Jones. In addition, he appeared as a host on the show Bomani & Jones on SB Nation’s YouTube channel.

Since 2012 Bomani began appearing on Dan Le Batard program. Moreover, he appeared as the co-presenter of ‘Highly Questionable’ in May 2013, joining his father on this show. He worked as ESPN writer and announcer for a decade. In addition, Bomani has co-hosted his regular ESPN radio show. He became famous for his provocative guests on the local show, “The Right Rime with Bomani Jones” on ESPN Radio. Comparing to what he’s done so far, we can predict that this talented and hardworking man is going to achieve much more in the future on the professional level.

Bomani Jones Age

Jones is 37 years old at the moment. He was born on 26th of August, 1980.

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Bomani Jones on ESPN 2

 Is Bomani Jones Married?

Jones haven’t disclosed any personal information to the public yet. We can’t say for sure whether he is married or anything about his love affairs. It is also a secret is he a gay or not. Jones does not maintain his social networks and doesn’t share his intimacy with his fans. There is simply no information about his private life in the media.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Bomani Jones has an American nationality. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Regarding his ethnicity, he belongs to mixed Afro-American ancestry.

Bomani Jones Height and Weight

Regarding the information about his height, Bomani Jones is 6 feet 1 inch tall. He maintains a slim figure with healthy and fit body. We’re guessing that he spends a lot of time in the gym to keep that kind of looks.

Biography & Facts
Born: August 26 1980
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: Afro-American
Religion: N/A
Profession: Sports Journalist / Writer / Show Host
Net Worth: $5 million
Salary: $500000
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Height: 6 feet 1 inch
Weight: N/A
Married to: N/A
Affair with: N/A
Children: N/A
Birth Sign: Virgo
Education: Clark Atlanta University and Claremont Graduate University