Sal Paolantonio Salary, Net Worth, Wife, Bio, Age, Parents, Career, ESPN

Sal Paolantonio Bio

Salvatore Anthony Nicholas Paolantonio is a well known American journalist and author. He is a bureau reporter for ESPN based in Philadelphia. He started working at the station in 1995. In addition, he frequently contributes to SportsCenter, NFL Live, Monday Night Countdown and Sunday NFL Countdown. Sal worked as a beat reporter and political reporter for The Philadelphia Inquirer for two years.

Sal Paolantonio Salary 2024

Paolantonio’s salary is $110 thousand every year and gets a monthly salary of $27,870,he is an American journalist working as a ESPN reporter.

Year Salary Per Year Salary Per Month
2023 $0.1 million $27,867
2024 $0.1 million $26,128
2025 $0.195 million $28,969
2026 $0.191 million $29,520
2027 $0.189 million $28,035

Sal Paolantonio Net Worth  2024

Paolantonio is estimated to have a net worth of $2 million at present according to Celebrity Net Worth. He has accumulated his net worth with the versatility he has shown in each field he has worked in. His main source of income is from his journalism career.

Year Net Worth
2023 $2 Million
2024 $2.1 Million
2025 $2.3 Million
2026 $2.8 Million
2027 $2.5 Million

Sal Paolantonio Age

Paolantonio was born on June 13, 1956 in Long Island, New York, United States. As of 2024 he is  68 years old. He celebrates his birthday every year with his family and close friends; his zodiac sign is Aries

Year 2024 2025
Sal Paolantonio Age 68 years 69 years

Sal Paolantonio Wife, Is Sal Paolantonio ESPN married?

In 1979, Paolantonio married his attractive spouse Lynn McGraw. At the State University of New York at Oneonta, the two first crossed paths in 1976. His wife, who graduated in 1978, has three attractive daughters: Sarah, Zoe, and Kyle.

Sal Paolantonio Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Paolantonio stands proudly at a height of 6 feet 1 inches(1.85 m, 185 cm), he exhibits an exquisite balance in his physique. Weighing approximately 88kg (195lbs), his body measurements are an enviable 34-28-38 centimeters.

By maintaining this height and weight, he demonstrates a dedication to maintaining a healthy balance in his life, which can contribute to his overall well-being and quality of life. These physical attributes are a reflection of his choices and commitment to a lifestyle that values both physical and mental health.

Sal Paolantonio Parents

Paolantonio was born and raised in the United States by his parents. We tried to learn more about his family, but were unsuccessful because no such information is available in the public. Therefore, it is still unknown who his parents are. Furthermore, it is unknown if he has any siblings. Once the information is available, we will update this section.

Sal Paolantonio Education

Paolantonio completed his high school education at Sewanhaka High School. He afterwards enrolled at the University of State New York at Oneonta, where he earned a history bachelor’s degree in 1977. In 1978, he graduated with a master’s in journalism from the University of New York.

Sal Paolantonio Career

Paolantonio joined ESPN in 1995 and has been a bureau reporter based in Philadelphia since then. Sal also frequently contributes to SportsCenter, NFL Live, Monday Night Countdown, and Sunday NFL Countdown. Paolantonio also expanded his studio responsibilities by hosting NFL Matchup alongside Louis Riddick and Greg Cosell, who took Suzy Kolber’s place.

He worked as a beat reporter and political reporter for The Philadelphia Inquirer for two years prior to that. Paolantinio worked as a reporter for WPHL-TV’s nightly news program, Inquirer News Tonight, and as a sports radio host for Saturday Morning Sports Page while he was employed at the station.

Sal Paolantonio Book

Philly Special: The Inside Story of How the Philadelphia Eagles Won Their First Super Bowl Championship was published by Paolantonio in 2018. The Paolantonio Report: The Most Overrated and Underrated Players, Teams, Coaches and Moments in NFL History was published in 2007 by him and fellow sports journalist Reuben Frank.

According to, it has been the best-selling NFL book in the nation since October 11, 2007. In his folk history book How Football Explains America, published in 2008, he went on to make the bold assertion that the game shaped public morality regarding integration and purposefully evolved into an almost legendary spectacle in the middle of the 20th century. It appears that the NFL league broke down the color barrier in sports, not baseball, with its roots in the closing of the Turnerian frontier.

Sal Paolantonio Awards

In addition to his work in journalism, Sal was a Surface Warfare Officer in the US Navy from 1979 to 1983, during which time he was awarded the United Nations Medal. He also served on the USS Haleakala and USS Ouellet. Throughout his illustrious career, he has been recognized with numerous honors, including the New York Daily News Jack Newfield Courage in Journalism Award, the Associated Press Managing Editor’s Award for Enterprise Reporting in 1985 and 1994, Philadelphia Magazine’s Best Sportswriter in 1995 and others.

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