John Skipper Net Worth
As rich as they come, people in business usually have the most wealth to brag about. Million-dollar houses, private jets and a variety of other premium things usually distinguish successful business people from the rest of us. However, some are more humble than other, but it’s not about perception and philosophy this time, but rather about John Skipper. This unknown tall American businessman, entertainment executive, president of ESPN Inc., co-chairman of Disney Media Networks is American. Born in unknown on the unknown, John Skipper has emerged as a successful business person. Graduating University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, this individual has received tons of awards and accolades for successes in various fields. Earning the nicknames of unknown along the way John Skipper was born into the family of unknown unknown. Nowadays, moving around the world and managing lots of business ventures has to be synchronised with personal time which is mostly occupied by business and Jessica Skipper unknown. The total estimated net worth of John Skipper is $15 Million.
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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 Name: John Skipper
- Net Worth: $15 Million
- Salary: $5 Million Per Year
- Date Of Birth: December 19, 1955, in Lexington, North Carolina USA
- Place Of Birth: Lexington, North Carolina, U.S.
- Profession: American businessman, entertainment executive, president of ESPN Inc., co-chairman of Disney Media Networks
- Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Nationality: American
- Spouse: Jessica Skipper
- IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2467436
- Awards: Sports 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
- Nominations: Sports 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 …
- President of ESPN, Inc. and cochairman, Disney Media Networks (1 January 2012-present).
|ESPN Films||2012||TV Series executive producer – 1 episode|
|Year of the Quarterback||2011||TV Series documentary executive producer – 1 episode|
|Roll Tide/War Eagle||2011||TV Movie documentary executive producer|
|The Real Rocky||2011||TV Movie executive producer|
|Unguarded||2011||TV Movie executive producer|
|The Dotted Line||2011||TV Movie documentary executive producer|
|Heroics||2011||TV Movie documentary executive producer|
|Renée||2011||Documentary executive producer|
|30 for 30||2009-2010||TV Series documentary executive producer – 13 episodes|
|Into the Wind||2010||Documentary executive producer|
|A Fighting Chance||2010||Documentary executive producer|
|X Games 3D: The Movie||2009||Documentary executive producer|
|Return to Mexico City||2009||TV Movie documentary executive producer|
|The Greatest Game Ever Played||2008||TV Movie executive producer|
|Black Magic||2008||TV Mini-Series documentary executive producer – 2 episodes|
|Mike & Mike||2015||TV Series||Himself – President of ESPN|