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Sheryl Wilbon


Facts of Sheryl Wilbon

Full NameSheryl Wilbon
First NameSheryl
Last NameWilbon
Professionformer lawyer
Birth CityWashington, D.C.
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseMichael Wilbon
No Of Children1
Date of Birth1965
Married DateApril 9,1997

Sheryl Wilbon is an American former lawyer

She is recognized as wife of commentator and sportswriter Michael Wilbon

Married Life

She is a married woman. 

She and her husband Michael Wilbon got married on 9 April 1997 after having a love affair for several years. 

They are still together and spending blissful married life. 

They have already celebrated their 23rd wedding anniversary to date. 

They are a happily married couple and have no rumors of their separation to date.

Sheryl Wilbon with husband, Michael Wilbon
Sheryl Wilbon with husband, Michael Wilbon. Source: Home & Design magazines

Husband, Michael Wilbon

Michael Wilbon, full name Michael Ray Wilbon is best known as being an analyst for popular channel ESPN

He is also known as a co-host of the popular show 'Pardon the Interruption' on ESPN.

He was born on 19 November 1958 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He is an American by nationality. 

His mother's name is late Cleo Wilbon. She passed away in 2019. He has a brother named Donald Wilbon

He graduated in Journalism from Northwestern University

He began his career from The Washington Post in 1980 as a sportswriter

Pregnancy Issues And Their Son

Talking about her children, she has only one son

She and her husband welcomed their son on 26 March 2008 via surrogate

She had to suffer significant complication issues in her pregnancy, and the doctor advised her to plan a baby through the surrogacy process. 

The couple agreed with the doctor's advice, and the result is their son Matthew Raymond Wilbon

He has a grown up boy, and Michael has shared several photos of him on his Instagram. He loves sports.

He posted a photo of his son on 27 January 2020, where his son is shaking hands with Kobe Bryant, and he is also there. 

He posted that photo to give tribute to Kobe Bryant, a basketball player who died on 26 January 2020. 

Matthew looks so happy to meet the legendary in that photo with heart-wrenching caption. the caption is 

'I don't know…'

Sheryl Wilbon's son shaking hand with Kobe Bryant.
Sheryl Wilbon's son shaking hand with Kobe Bryant. Source: Instagram

Net Worth

She is a wife of a famous broadcaster. Her husband Michael has a net worth of 16 million dollars

His salary is 6 million dollars per year. He manages to earn that sum of money from his journalism career

He began his career from The Washington Post

He has covered several popular games such as college sports, Major League Baseball, National Football League, and many more.

He left The Washington Post on 7 December 2010 to join ESPN. 

Currently, he works as a ESPN commentator and reporter

Some of the highest-paid sports journalists with their net worth and salary are shown below.

Name Net Worth (Dollars)Salary (Dollars)
Jim Rome75 million15 million
Bob Costas45 million7 million
Thierry Henry70 million5 million


  1. She was born in 1965 in the United States. Her exact birthday is not available on her wiki sites.
  2. She is American by nationality.
  3. She is a native of Washington, D.C.
  4. She graduated in Law from Duke University in 1992.
  5. Currently, she lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with her husband and son.

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