John Skipper Net Worth

John Skipper Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

John Skipper net worth is
$15 Million

John Skipper salary is
$5 Million Per Year

John Skipper Wiki Biography

John Skipper was born on the 19th December 1955, in Lexington, North Carolina USA, and is an entertainment executive who has served as the president of ESPN and co-chairman of Disney Media Networks since 2012. Skipper has also been one of the key men who has promoted the remarkable growth of ESPN in recent years. He has played an important role in boosting the business of television and the Internet division of the company, as well as making some of the improvements in advertising sales.

How much is the net worth of John Skipper? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $15 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016. Moreover, it has been reported that Skipper earns $5 million per year as a salary.

John Skipper Net Worth $15 Million

To begin with, Skipper was educated at Lexington High School, and after matriculating enrolled at the Uiversity of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, from where he graduated with a BA majoring in English Literature. In addition to this, he has done post – graduate studies earning a Master’s degree in the same discipline at the University of Columbia.

Concerning his career, after graduation Skipper began working for the magazine Rolling Stone. Then, he worked for the magazine Spin, just before becoming executive vice president of Disney Publishing Group. His career in ESPN John Skipper began in the summer of 1997, subsequently being appointed as the senior vice-president and general manager of ESPN The Magazine. Skipper was in charge of launching the magazine, which soon became a hit in the 1990s. During his first year, the magazine won more than 20 awards (not to count all other nominations), among them being named the Best New Magazine. Subsequently, he took over the ESPN website at the beginning of 2000. Three years later he was promoted to executive vice-president of the company which, needless to say, this also increased the total size of John Skipper’s net worth.

After taking over the digital division, Skipper also launched a pay wall on the website as well as offering some extra content. Skipper has also launched a television network entitled ESPN3, which offers more than 4,000 live sports events each year, available on the Web and also accessible from mobile devices. In 2004, John Skipper was appointed executive vice-president of advertising sales and ESPN Enterprises, and the following year Skipper was elected executive vice-president of ESPN, in which capacity he is responsible for the programmes and contents of ESPN production on all the platforms the company: television, radio, Internet, mobile devices, press, interactive games and home entertainment. Since 2012, he has been co-chairman of Disney Media Networks Group and president of ESPN.

Finally, in the personal life of John Skipper, he is married to Jessica, and the family has two children. He does not reveal much about his personal life, as he likes to keep it private.

Full NameJohn Skipper
Net Worth$15 Million
Salary$5 Million Per Year
Date Of BirthDecember 19, 1955, in Lexington, North Carolina USA
Place Of BirthLexington, North Carolina, U.S.
ProfessionAmerican businessman, entertainment executive, president of ESPN Inc., co-chairman of Disney Media Networks
EducationUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
SpouseJessica Skipper
AwardsSports Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Sports Special, Outstanding Studio Show - Weekly, Outstanding Studio Show - Daily, Outstanding Short Feature, Outstanding Edited Sports Special, Outstanding Long Feature, Outstanding Open/Tease
NominationsSports Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Sports Series, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Edited Sports Series/Anthology, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Non-fiction Series, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Documentary, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Event Turnaround, Sports Emmy ...
1President of ESPN, Inc. and cochairman, Disney Media Networks (1 January 2012-present).


ESPN Films2012TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Year of the Quarterback2011TV Series documentary executive producer - 1 episode
Roll Tide/War Eagle2011TV Movie documentary executive producer
The Real Rocky2011TV Movie executive producer
Unguarded2011TV Movie executive producer
The Dotted Line2011TV Movie documentary executive producer
Heroics2011TV Movie documentary executive producer
Renée2011Documentary executive producer
30 for 302009-2010TV Series documentary executive producer - 13 episodes
Into the Wind2010Documentary executive producer
A Fighting Chance2010Documentary executive producer
X Games 3D: The Movie2009Documentary executive producer
Return to Mexico City2009TV Movie documentary executive producer
The Greatest Game Ever Played2008TV Movie executive producer
Black Magic2008TV Mini-Series documentary executive producer - 2 episodes


Mike & Mike2015TV SeriesHimself - President of ESPN

Won Awards

2010IDA AwardInternational Documentary AssociationContinuing Series30 for 30 (2009)

Nominated Awards

2011Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Nonfiction Series30 for 30 (2009)
2011IDA AwardInternational Documentary AssociationBest Continuing Series30 for 30 (2009)

Known for movies

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