Malika Andrews ESPN Net Worth, Salary, Bio, Age, Parents, Husband, Career

Malika Andrews Biography

Malika Rose Andrews is an American journalist famous for being a sports media personality. She is an ESPN sports reporter and sports journalist currently the host of NBA Today, which replaced The Jump.

In October 2018, she started working for ESPN as an online NBA writer. In the 2020 NBA Bubble, she made her sideline reporting debut as the network’s youngest sideline reporter. For Forbes’ list 2021 of the 30 under 30 in the sports business included Andrews.

Malika Andrews  Net Worth

Malika  has an estimated net worth of $1 Million. Her job career as a sports media personality has earned her a decent fortune. Having worked in the industry for quite some time.

Malika Andrews Salary

Malika  receives a respectable wage from working as a sports media personality. She receives an average annual salary of $70 thousand which translates to a monthly salary of $5,000.

Year 2023 2024
Malika Andrews Salary $70  thousand $80 thousand
Malika  Andrews Net Worth  $1 Million  $1.5 Million

Malika Andrews  Age

Malika Rose Andrews was born on January 27, 1995 in Oakland, California, U.S.

Malika Andrews Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Malika stands proudly at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 meters or 165 centimeters), she exhibits an exquisite balance in her physique. Weighing approximately 55 kg (121 lbs), her body measurements are an enviable.

She has kept up a lovely physical shape that is currently visible on websites all over the internet. However, neither her physical characteristics nor shoe size are known.

Malika Andrews Parents

Malika was born to Mike, a personal trainer and Caren, an art teacher parents in Oakland, California. The Golden State Warriors were her favorite team growing up. Kendra Andrews, her younger  sister, covered the Golden State Warriors for NBC Sports Bay Area.

Malika Andrews Husband

Malika said that she was residing in New York City with her boyfriend at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. She later relocated to Los Angeles in 2021, where she now hosts NBA Today on ESPN. She acknowledged Dave McMenamin as her fiancé in her Request.

Malika Andrews Education

Malika started the year at Head-Royce School and then attended a therapeutic boarding school in Utah that was open all year. He graduated at the age of 17 in 2012. She spent a year working for her maternal grandfather’s civil rights law practice before enrolling at the University of Portland to pursue a degree in communications, which she received in 2017.

Malika Andrews Career

While attending the University of Portland, Malika worked as a sports journalist, sports editor and editor-in-chief for the school newspaper, The Beacon. She provided information about a player who struck a wall and then experienced a brain hemorrhage. The school installed cushioning to stop further injuries after reading about her in the newspaper.

Malika introduced herself to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski at an NBA Summer League game in 2017 after he had read her work at The Beacon. Prior to working as a James Reston Reporting Fellow in the sports section of The New York Times, she completed an internship at the Denver Post.

Before joining as a reporter covering the Chicago Bulls and Milwaukee Bucks, Malika also spent a year working as a reporter for the Chicago Tribune. She eventually relocated to New York to cover the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets.

Giannis Antetokounmpo left the press conference following the Bucks’ loss to the Toronto Raptors in the 2019 Eastern Conference Finals because he was upset about a piece that Malika had written in which he threatened to leave Milwaukee if the Bucks failed to win the championship before he became a free agent in 2021.

She was one of the first journalists to enter the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in 2020 for the conclusion of the NBA season 2019–20 in the Bubble. She conducted virtual interviews with the top overall picks to open the 2020 NBA overall show. The New York Post referred to her “garden-party-chic wardrobe” while she was on the court and stated that her signature style is “flowing floral feminine frocks.”

She received an Emmy nomination in the Emerging On-Air Talent category in 2021. For her work as ESPN’s sole black female NBA reporter, Andrews has received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Association of Black Journalists, and the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.

She was recognized as one of the sports industry’s Forbes 30 Under 30 for 2021. She appears on programs like The Jump, Around the Horn, NBA Countdown, Get Up, SportsCenter and Get Up. She was confirmed as ABC’s sideline reporter for the NBA Finals coverage on July 6, 2021, replacing Rachel Nichols, who was fired after audio of Nichols criticizing the network for elevating analyst Maria Taylor to the role of primary Finals host was made public.

She and now-retired sportscaster Marv Albert starred in the March 2022 short film Playoffs on NBA Lane, which promoted the 2022 NBA playoffs. She received the Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Personality/Emerging On-Air Talent in May 2022. She created history on June 23, 2022, when she became the first woman to host the NBA Draft.

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