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Matthew Raymond Wilbon

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Full NameMatthew Raymond Wilbon
First NameMatthew
Middle NameRaymond
Last NameWilbon
ProfessionCelebrity Child
NationalityAmerican
Father NameMichael Wilbon
Father Professionsportswriter
Mother NameSheryl Wilbon
Mother Professionformer lawyer
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle

Matthew Raymond Wilbon is a celebrity child who is best known as the son of commentator and sportswriter, Michael Wilbon.

His Parents

He was born to parents Michael Wilbon and Sheryl Wilbon. Michael got married to his partner in 1997. The husband and wife have been together ever since their marriage.

They love duo has been together for more than two decades now. They have been able to keep their relationship healthy because of mutual understanding. 

Michael usually stays out from home due to his busy schedule. Sheryl takes care of their son and the house in the absence of her husband. 

As of now, they are living a blissful and beautiful married life without any signs of divorce. 

His Parents
His Parents Source; Biowikis

Complications before his birth

His parents brought him to this world through surrogacy. When his mother was seven months pregnant, his father got a heart attack in the middle of the night. 

Upon having a heart attack, Michael woke up his seven months pregnant wife and asked her to rush him to the hospital. 

Although Sheryl was herself suffering due to her pregnancy, she took her husband to the hospital on her own. They were lucky as he was cured because of getting timely and proper treatment. 

Relationship with his parents

He shares a close bond with his parents. His parents try to give him as much time as they can. On May 8, 2020, his father shared a video with him.

 In the video, the father and son have a JrNBA 3-shot challenge at home. Out of the three shots, Matthew scores two continuous shots. 

Here is the video of the JrNBA challenge.

At the end of the video, Michael says that anyone willing to challenge Matthew in the 3-shots challenge by using #JrNBAatHome. 

Net Worth

Matthew is too young to have a net worth of his own. However, he is enjoying a luxurious lifestyle with the fortune of his father.

Michael Wilbon is estimated to have a staggering net worth of $16 million, which he has accumulated through his career as a commentator and sportswriter.

How did Michael earn money?

He earns an average salary of $6 million per year. Before joining ESPN as a commentator, he worked as a sportswriter and columnist for the Washington Post. 

He started his career in journalism in 1980. He covered the Major League Baseball, National Football League, National Basketball Association, and other college sports. 

After ten years, he became a columnist for The Washington Post. He used to write several pieces a week. 

During his tenure in The Washington Post, he covered ten summers and winter Olympic games. 

He has served as the co-host of Pardon the Interruption, alongside Tony Kornheiser, who has a net worth of $16 million. 

Below is the list of other shows he has worked in:

S.NName of the ShowYear
1The Sports Reporters1988 – 2017
2NBA Countdown Since 2002
3NBA ShootaroundSince 2002

In the year 2001, the Society of Professional Journalists named him the top sports journalist. 

Five years later, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Association of Black Journalists. 

He has written the introduction for two books, namely “Who’s Afraid of a Large Black Man?” and “I May Be Wrong But I Doubt It.” 

Trivia

  1. He is currently living in Scottsdale, Arizona.
  2. He is a single child of his parents. 
  3. His mother is a former lawyer. 
  4. We cover most of the information about Matthew Raymond Wilbon as it is difficult to find on other wiki sites. 

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Updated On Wed Jul 22 2020 Published On Wed Jul 22 2020 By paper-boat

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