Adam Schefter :: Biography
American television and radio personality, Adam Schefter, was born in the year 1966 and celebrates his birthday on 21st of December, every year. He is also a sports writer and television analyst. Currently, he works at ESPN and various other radio stations. He joined ESPN in August 2009 as an NFL Insider and appears on NFL Live, SportsCenter, Monday Night Countdown, ESPNEWS and Sunday NFL Countdown throughout the year.
Schefter was born in Valley Stream, New York, United States but spent most of his childhood in Bellmore, New York City. He went to John F. Kennedy High School to receive his high school education. For his undergraduate degree, he attended University of Michigan, and was an editor at The Michigan Daily, at the time. He graduated from there in 1989. He is also a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism graduating in June 1990. While he was at Medill, he worked at the Chicago Tribune as a freelance reporter.
He had already started his newspaper career with The Michigan Daily and upon graduation from Medill, he served as an intern at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. He moved to Denver in 1990 and started writing for The Rocky Mountain News. Later, in July 1996, he wrote for The Denver Post. After that, he appeared on ESPN’s The Sports Reporters. He also started making frequent appearances on ESPN’s Around the Horn serving as a substitute for Woody Paige. In 2004, he joined NFL Network and started appearing in NFL Total also writing for the channel’s official website NFL.COM. In the year 2008, he served as the sideline reporter during the Redskins-Colts Hall-of-Fame game and was also present at the Redskins-Jaguars preseason finale. That garnered him enough fame and he was selected as the best NFL insider in 2009 and 2010, by USA Today fan poll. He got the honor in 2011 too; winning it for three consecutive years. He became a football analyst in 2009 for ESPN and started making on air appearances since August 17, 2009. He serves as a guest on numerous radio programs such as ESPN 980, Washington, D.C., 1023 ESPN Denvers Sports Station dot com, Denver, Colorado and ESPN 1000, Chicago, Illinois. He also made a cameo appearance on the hit movie The Longest Yard, which was released in 2005.
He is married to Sharri Maio since July 2007. His met his wife on a blind date a year ago and had been dating ever since. She had lost her husband on 2001 and had a seven year old son, Devon Maio with him. Adam does not seem a bit bothered by it and is happy to have Devon in his life. Currently, he lives in his home in Long Island with his wife, kid and three dogs. He has a beautiful relation with his wife. They are still pretty much in love in divorce is out of the picture for a long time.
Shefter has reached the age of 47 and has seen so much success in his life. His hard work over the years has garnered him much fame and fortune. He is said to receive an annual salary of $750 thousand per year and has collected an estimated net worth of $4 million, making a millionaire out of himself. His has a good height that suites his personality perfectly. He has been blessed by good looks and has numerous female fans. He is an active user of popular social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. He keeps posting important updates to his Twitter account and also uses it as a medium to get up close with his fans. More information on him is available on his recent and detailed biography in Wikipedia and other websites.