Jeff Dickerson ( ESPN ) : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death

Jeff Dickerson WAS an American Sports journalist known for his written work with ESPN know all about his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death

Jeff Dickerson Biography / Wikipedia

Jeff Dickerson Biography / Wikipedia
Jeff Dickerson
  Bio
Name Jeff Dickerson
Birthdate  January 26, 1977
Died 28 December 2021
Place of Birth United States
Nationality American
Marital Status  Married
Spouse/Partner Cailin Dickerson
Children One Son
Parents George and Sandy Dickerson
Education Graduate 
Profession American Sports journalist
Net Worth $1 Million - $2 Million
Last Update December 2021

ESPN's Chicago Bears reporter Jeff Dickerson died Tuesday of complications from colon cancer. He was 44 years old. The network announced his death in an obituary Tuesday afternoon. Per ESPN, Dickerson died at the same hospice center his wife Caitlin Dickerson died in with melanoma at 36 years old in 2019. He entered the hospice center last week. Dickerson is survived by his and Caitlin's 11-year-old son Parker and his parents George and Sandy Dickerson.The Bears released a statement Tuesday afternoon, saying, "we are absolutely heartbroken to learn of the passing of our friend and colleague."

Jeff Dickerson Wife

Jeff Dickerson Wife

Jeff Dickerson married with wife Cailin.Cailin Dickerson was mainly known for being the celebrity spouse of an ESPN reporter, Jeff. He died recently at the age of 44 due to colon cancer.Jeff has been battling cancer for a long time. Lately, he had been facing complications for his illness that led him to death.Caitlin died two years before her husband in 2019. She had suffered from Melanoma for eight years and lost her life due to the illness.Caitlin and Jeff died in the same hospital care facility, which surprised the people. 

Jeff Dickerson Children

Sadly, Dickerson's wife, Caitlin, passed away due to cancer in 2019. His passing leaves their 11-year-old son, Parker, without both of his parents. Dickerson is also survived by his parents, George and Sandy Dickerson.

Jeff Dickerson Net Worth

Jeff Dickerson was the Reporter od ESPN who had an estimated Net Worth around $1 Million - $2 Million at the time of his death.He was a remarkable ESPN reporter who had served as a sportscaster for more than a decade. 

Professional Career

A graduate of Buffalo Grove High School and the University of Illinois, Dickerson began covering the Bears for ESPN in 2001. He also hosted "Dickerson and Hood" along with Jonathan Hood on the station, worked as a sports reporter for ABC Channel 7 in Chicago and served as a TV analyst for Loyola's men's basketball. He moved to ESPN.com full-time in 2013, where he covered the Bears until his death. In 2020 he joined the board of the Vaughn McClure foundation, a non-profit honoring the memory of the former Bears and Atlanta Falcons beat reporter who died in 2020 at 48 years old. 

Additionally, he covers the Bears for ABC-7 Television in Chicago (WLS) where Dickerson reports from home/road games and practices. He is also the television game-analyst for the Loyola Ramblers men’s basketball team.

Dickerson was remembered fondly Tuesday by his friends and colleagues.“He was simply the best,” ESPN 1000 morning-show host David Kaplan told the Sun-Times. “It sounds like when people die, everyone says nice things. He was truly that guy. Never had a mean bone in his body.”Dickerson was known for his optimism as a person and professionalism as a reporter.

Even while battling cancer, he helped raise funds for the Vaughn McClure Foundation, an organization he helped create to honor the memory of McClure, a former colleague and ESPN reporter who passed away in 2020.Countless friends paid tribute to "J.D." on Twitter.