Sage Steele is an American television anchor who is the co-host of the 12pm Sports Center on ESPN know all about Sage Steele Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children.
Sage Marie Steele is an American television anchor who is the co-host of the 12pm (ET) SportsCenter on ESPN. She also hosts SportsCenter on the Road from various sporting events such as the Super Bowl and The Masters.
Sage Steele Biography
|Birthdate ( Age)||28 November 1972|
|Place of Birth||Panama Canal Zone|
|Spouse/Partner||Jonathan Bailey (m. 1999)|
|Children||Quinn Bailey, Evan Bailey, Nicholas Bailey|
|Parents||Gary Steele, Mona Steele|
|Education||Indiana University Bloomington|
|Profession||American television host|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
Steele formerly hosted NBA Countdown on ESPN and ABC for four seasons, ending in 2017. For five years prior to the NBA assignment, Steele was a full-time host of SportsCenter, ESPN’s flagship show, and had previously contributed to ESPN First Take, Mike & Mike in the Morning, and SportsNation.
Sage Steele Family, Parents
Sage Steele was born in 1972 into an American Army family living in the Panama Canal Zone. She is of African-American and Irish/Italian descent.Steele has two brothers, Courtney and Chad.Steele is the daughter of Gary & Mona (O’Neil) Steele. Mona is of Irish and Italian descent. Gary is African-American and was the first to play varsity football at West Point during the mid-1960s.
She graduated from Indiana University Bloomington in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science degree in sports communication. Exactly 20 years later, she was the commencement speaker at the 2015 Indiana University undergraduate commencement, which she considers the greatest honor of her career.
Sage Steele Husband, Children
Steele married Jonathan Bailey on October 30, 1999, and divorced in 2019. They have three children.In March 2021, Steele put her home in Avon, CT on the market for $1.6 million.
Sage Steele Net Worth
Sage Marie Steele has an estimated Net Worth around $2 Million in 2022. She is an American television anchor who is the co-host of the 12pm (ET) SportsCenter on ESPN.
|Net Worth 2022||$2 Million|
|Income Source||American television host|
|Annual Income / Salary||$400 thousand|
Sage Steele Salary
She is currently receiving an annual salary of $400 thousand from ESPN. Despite her busy schedule, she believes in giving back to the community. She had planned a number of charity events in order to contribute to society’s welfare.
Steele’s first television sports reporting job was at WSBT-TV, the CBS affiliate in South Bend, Indiana, as a news producer and reporter from 1995 to 1997.Steele then worked at CBS affiliate WISH-TV in Indianapolis, Indiana, from 1997 to 1998 as the weekend morning sports anchor and weekday reporter. Her reporting duties included the Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Pacers, Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400 auto races, and local college and high school sports.
Steele worked at ABC affiliate WFTS in Tampa, Florida, from 1998 to 2001, where she was a sports reporter with former WFTS sports director and former SportsCenter host Jay Crawford and current “NFL RedZone” host Scott Hanson. She also worked at Fox Sports Florida as a reporter, continuing to cover teams throughout Central Florida such as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, Tampa Bay Lightning and University of South Florida Bulls.
She then worked at Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic in Bethesda, Maryland, where she was an anchor and reporter for the network’s nightly local sports news program, SportsNite, covering all sports in the Washington, DC/Baltimore region. Steele was one of Comcast SportsNet’s original personalities, joining that network when it launched in 2001. During her six years at CSN Mid-Atlantic (2001–2007), she was a main anchor and also the beat reporter for the Baltimore Ravens.
Steele then joined ESPN and debuted on March 16, 2007, on the 6:00 p.m. ET edition of SportsCenter. In an interview with Awful Announcing, she mentioned that she was actually offered a job with the network in 2004, but turned it down while pregnant with her second child.
On July 28, 2013, she drove the pace car for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Brickyard 400. During the pace laps at the beginning of the race, she was bumped in jest by 6-time Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson.Beginning in the 2013–14 NBA season, Steele became the host of NBA Countdown on ESPN and ABC through 2017.Steele co-hosted the Miss America 2017 & 2018 pageant on ABC with Chris Harrison.
In October 2021, Steele was removed from ESPN programming for one week following controversial comments she made about former president Barack Obama and ESPN’s COVID-19 vaccine rules for employees. Steele made the comments on a podcast hosted by former NFL player Jay Cutler.Steele later apologized for her remarks in a statement.
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