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Sheryl Wilbon Biography

Updated On 04 Aug, 2023 Published On 03 Jan, 2023
Sheryl Wilbon

Facts of Sheryl Wilbon

Age : 57 years old
Family Name : Wilbon
Birth Country : United States

Relationship short Statistics of Sheryl Wilbon

What is Sheryl Wilbon marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Sheryl Wilbon have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Sheryl Wilbon having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Sheryl Wilbon Lesbian ? Don't Know

Sheryl Wilbon is best known as the celebrity wife. She is popular as the spouse of former sportswriter and commentator Micahel Wilbon. The sports media personality is currently recruited to work as a reporter and pundit for ESPN.

Sheryl Wilbon's Married Life - How's Life As The Wife of Sportscaster Michael Wilbon?

Sheryl Wilbon is a blissfully married woman. Before moving into dating, the two started as friends who knew about each other for quite a long time. After dating for almost four years, Shery and Michael Wilbon walked down on April 9, 1997, in a beautiful ceremony.

Sheryl Wilbon with her husband, Michael Wilbon, and their son, Matthew Raymond Wilbon,  SOURCE: The Washington

Well, their wedding was intimate, held in the presence of their close relatives, family members, and friends. After tying the knot, Mrs. the dark-haired left her career in law to enjoy a wonderful life together. The married pair celebrated their 23rd wedding anniversary in 2022.

As for her past affairs, nothing is known. Sheryl likes to keep things private and doesn't like to discuss family matters in the media. Since their nuptial day, Shery and Michael have been unable to stay apart and reside in Bethesda, Maryland.

There is no clear indication of the duo's divorce or extramarital relationship. Speculations hint that Wilbon is busy becoming a mother and maybe supporting her hard-working spouse. The celebrity wife now takes care of her family, keeping everything aside.

Sheryl Wilbon - Mother of Matthew Raymond Wilbon

Matthew Raymond Wilbon is the only son of Sheryl Wilbon and her husband when it comes to having children. He was born via surrogacy on March 27, 2008. The lady faced serious difficulties concerning her pregnancy and could no longer give birth.

Sheryl Wilbon's husband, Michael Wilbon, with his son Matthew Raymond Wilbon. SOURCE: Facebook(@RealMichaelWilbon)

Further, the doctor suggested they plan a child through a surrogate mother. Sheryl then acted according to the doctor's guidance, eventually welcoming Matthew. A celebrity child is now a high school student at The Woods Academy. Wilbon is a sports lover and also displayed a gold medal with his school basketball team.

The proud father often takes Matthew Raymond Wilbon to watch live National Football Leagues, baseball, and NBA games. On January 2020, Matthew paid homage with a saddening text with a picture of shaking hands with Kobe Bryant.

What Does Sheryl Wilbon Do For A Living?

Sheryl Wilbon is a former lawyer. She completed her studies and pursued a career in a similar field for numerous years. There has been no true retiral statement, and there's an assumption that the lady is a full-time housewife. The precise detail about her salary is still under the radar.

Check out the video of Michael Wilbon reacting to Kevin Durant's comment.

However, online media shows that the average salary of a lawyer based in the US is around $54,000 per annum. Michael Wilbon's career in journalism started in 1980. Having interned with the publication for several years, Wilbon began his profession as a reporter for the Washington Post in 1987.

In 2006, Michael accepted a multi-year contract from ESPN, but he carried on with work for The Post until his departure on December 7, 2010. Throughout his career, Wilbon won several accolades and awards for his contribution as a columnist.  

Later, Wilbo co-hosted the ESPN  show "Pardon the Interruption" with Tony Kornheiser, an ex-post columnist since 2001.  Michael is a full-time ESPN pundit. Thanks to his contract with ESPN, Michael's annual revenue has been up to $6 million per annum since 2019.

As the wife of the renowned broadcaster, she undoubtedly enjoys the great fortune of her husband, Michael, whose net worth is $18 million. As for his salary, her husband racks in an incredible $6 million per year. Talking about their real estate, the family of three maintains a property situated in Scottsdale, Arizona. The property, which featured 4,000 square feet of living space, was valued at $837,000 in 2005. 

The Former Lawyer's Husband Had A Heart Attack

Sheryl Wilbon's husband, the TV host, had a horrifying heart attack on January 27, 2008, at 49. It was a terrible moment for Sheryl, who later stated that it was fun til Michael felt intense pain in his chest. The Washington Post's columnist felt alright after a day of suffering a non-major heart attack.

In a flash, the former lawyer took him to Scottsdale Hospital for treatment. At one time, the medic performed an angioplasty to save the patient's life. Luckily, Mr Wilbo survived the incident. The reason behind his heart attack was heavy smoking.

Quick Facts: Sheryl Wilbon

  • Sheryl Wilbon was born in Washington, DC. 
  • Sheryl, during her younger days, used to play football.
  • Her mother-in-law, Cleo Wilbon, died at the age of 93.
  • Her broadcaster husband, Michael Wilbon, and ESPN's Tony Kornheiser played golf with former US president Barack Obama
  • Sheryl is not present on online social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
  • Her maiden name is not revealed.

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