Biography

Jemele Hill :: Biography

By MyHowBook Team ⚈ Published On:

Jemele Hill's facts

Date of Birth 1975-12-21
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Working for ESPN
Education Degree in Journalism with minor in Spanish
Education at Michigan State University
Place of Birth Detriot, Michigan
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Ethnicity Black
Awards Rising Star Alumni Award

Jemele Hill, the renowned journalist who is currently working for the ESPN made her first step on the Earth on December 21, 1975. She is working as the column contributor for Page 2 of ESPN.com and First Take of ESPN. The talented lady also started working on ESPN2’s show Numbers Never Lie since June 2013. Unlike other girls, she has been interested in sports since her childhood. As a child, she used to write stories and later she realized that she should set up her career as a sports writer instead of story writer.  She completed her schooling at Mumford High School. Then, she enrolled in the Michigan State University and obtained degree in Journalism with a minor in Spanish.

Moving ahead with her career journey, she gave a kick to her career by serving the Raleigh News & Observer as a general sports writer. The lady then joined The Detriot Free Press in 1995 as a sports writer and worked there till 2005. During her days at the Free Press, she covered the Football and Basketball tournaments at the Michigan State. She also did coverage of the NBA Playoffs and the 2004 Summer Olympics. The hard working lady then served the Orlando Sentinel for a year. In November 2006, she joined ESPN and started working as a column contributor for ESPN.com. Hill is also frequently seen on television through shows like SportsCenter , ESPN First take, The Sports Reporters and Outside the Lines. On October 22, 2009, the gorgeous lady gained the honor of becoming the second woman to ever make appearance on Around The Horn.

Hill is a very talented and motivated woman. She has won various honorable awards for her contributions. In the year 1998, she secured first position in the sports writing competition which was conducted by the North Carolina Press Association. She became the winner of the first annual McKenzie Cup in 2007.In the same year, her name was honored in the edition of The Best American Sports Writing.  

Putting light on her personal life, the journalist has managed to maintain a low profile in the media. The 38 years old is not married yet. According to the sources, she has the tattoo of the initials of her ex-boyfriend. There were rumors of her dating Ray Lewis. However, she verified that the rumor was not true and told the media that she has instead been dating Idris Elba. It can be speculated that the amazing hasn’t found the perfect man to make her husband yet. It would just be a waste of time to talk about her divorce. We can find her lovely photos on the internet. Her body measurements have not been disclosed yet but she has a well maintained body and she looks terrific on whatever she wears. She prefers wearing glamorous costumes showing off her legs. She is usually seen on high heels.

 Hill has faced controversies till date. Being unsatisfied with some of her views, people who are against her has also opened a fan page on Facebook with name “Jemele Hill is a racist bigot, please fire her ESPN”. However, her good deeds have been praised by many people around the world. She has been working very hard to get success in life and continuing her efforts to gain greater heights. Her net worth has not been disclosed but sources state that she has made a fortunate net worth and receives a handsome salary for her current service.

Hill is an inspiration to the world. She is a role model for people who dream of becoming a successful journalist in their life. Her detailed bio can be found on many sites and she can also be followed on Twitter for her latest updates.