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Paul Finebaum is a two times Sports Emmy award-winning American sportscaster, sports author, TV / Radio host, sports author and former columnist who focuses primarily on sports, especially in the southern United States of America. He has been working for ESPN's SEC Network, starting in 2014 and hosts the station's radio show located in Charlotte, North Carolina.
In 2012, he launched his radio show The Paul Finebaum Radio Network along with Network Director Pat Smith and Producer Kerry Adams. It is aired on FM Talk 1065. To date, he earned over 250 awards for his work in journalism sports.
Happily Married For Three Decades
The 65 years old sportscaster, Finebaum has been living a blissful married life along with his long term wife, Linda Hudson. She is a doctor of internal medicine.
Back in the year 1990, Paul and his bride Hudson tied the knot among their loved ones and is still running higher. But, there's not much information concerning their nuptials on the internet. Luckily, they have been supportive, and continue to motivate each other in every obstacle.
They had their first interaction in the Birmingham Complex. It is still not clear at this point whether they have or had any children from their conjugal partnership. Now they enjoy their low-key married life for almost 30 years.
How Much is Paul Finebaum's Net Worth?
Paul has enjoyed a long career in the broadcasting field spanning more than four decades. As of early 2020, his net worth is estimated at $2 Million. He has accumulated a reasonable fortune from his career as a sportscaster. Chris Berman is a well-known Sportscaster with the worth of $20 Million.
Rosenfield signed with ESPN in May 2013 and has been serving for SEC Network beginning in 2014. Now, he hosts The Paul Finebaum Show for ESPN Radio in a simulcast. His annual salary might fall in around $72,000. Likewise, he debuts his radio appearances on WAPI-FM with the morning commentary on the Mark and Brian Radio Show (I-95) in the mid-1980s.
Further, he had a lead role in ESPN's documentary Roll Tide/War Eagle. At there, he worked on the network’s shows such as SportsCenter, Olbermann, etc. Not only this but he has made appearances on TV's CBS' 60 Minutes, MSNBC's Morning Joe, Larry King Live, Tru TV, and HBO.
As an Author
Throughout his life, Paul's distributed several sportsbooks. His 2014's published book titled My Conference Can Beat Your Conference: Why the SEC Still Rules College has listed in New York Times best-seller landing at No. 6.
Also, it remained on the best-seller record for about 5 months. His other books including I Hate Michigan: 303 Reasons Why You Should, Too, and The Worst of Paul Finebaum has received a good rating from AbeBooks.
Bio & Early Life
He was born on July 26, 1955, in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. He is the secondborn child to Benjamin Finebaum, an optometrist (died 1971) and Gloria Finebaum, a former IRS Clerk. He has a sister named Pam Finebaum.
Concerning education, Paul studied at Christian Brothers High School and White Station High School in Memphis. Later, he completed his graduation from the University of Tennessee in 1978. He took a degree in political science. After graduation, he began working at Birmingham Post-Herald in 1980.
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