Lisa Salters

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Journalist (1966)
Thu Apr 09 2020
By   Pranish

One of the old and talented reporters of ESPN, Lisa Salter, is known for her versatile and outstanding reporting skills. Well, she was also a former basketball player. It has been over two decades of her in ESPN, and currently, she reports for the two of ESPN's most prominent sports properties, the NFL's Monday Night Football and NBA games.

The prominent journalist, Lisa, was born on 6 March 1966 in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, the USA, under the birth name, Alisia "Lisa" Salters. Likewise, she was born under the birth sign, Pisces. Her ethnicity is Afro-American, and she holds an American nationality.

Lisa Salters Is Single Mother

Salters is 54 years old as of 2020, and she is still a single lady with no sign of getting married. What is more, she is not even dating any men at the moment. Further, she do not have records of being in a relationship or dating someone. Because of it, fans and followers are speculating that she might be lesbian, and there are rumors of her being a lesbian.

Lisa in her red dress
Image: Lisa Salters in an award function
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Neither she has confirmed the rumor nor she has talked a word about it until now. However, she has a strong desire to be a mother and adopted a child. She took a son named Samuel Salters back in 2013. Six weeks after passing newly born Samuel, she told ESPN that this time in her life is the most content she has ever been.

Lisa and her son hugging each other
Picture: Lisa with her son, Samuel
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As of now, Samuel is seven years old. The single mother, Lisa, is surely parenting him well. 

How Rich Is Lisa Salters?

As a well-known and talented journalist, she has accumulated a hefty sum of money from her successful career. Lisa's net worth is around $2 Million as of 2020. To date, she has worked for various well-known news companies such as ABC and ESPN. Back in the days, she used to work as ABC correspondents. The average income of an ABC Correspondent is $106,562, according to Paysa.

So, being a talented correspondent, she must have boasted a yearly salary of $120,000. For now, she is the sportscaster for ESPN and covers news of NBA and NFL. ESPN's average earnings of a reporter are $85,000 per year. But, working for over two decades and reporting news of NBA and NFL, Lisa surely earns over $150,000 per year.

Without a doubt, her net worth is going to increase in the coming days as she is still active in her professional career. For now, she is living a lavish lifestyle, enjoying her motherhood and fortune.

As A Journalist

Lisa has covered many headlines and top news for ESPN as well as for ABC. Currently, she is the sideline reporter for Monday Night Football and covers NBA. Her first story, "Ray of Hope," got her Sports Emmy Award nominations in 2008. Before working for ESPN, she was involved with ABC and worked on World News Tonight alongside Peter Jennings and Michelle Franzen.

ESPN reporter, Lisa
Picture: Lisa as a reporter for ESPN
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Throughout her time in ABC, she has covered news such as Oklahoma City Bombing Trails, the crash of TWA Flight 800, Simpson trials, 2002 FIFA World Cup, and many others. Likewise, she has worked with Nicole Briscoe while working in ESPN.

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