Bill Simmons is a famous American author, sports analyst, podcaster, and previous sports writer currently working on The Ringer as the founder and CEO of the sports and pop culture website.
He first received attention with his website as “The Boston Sports Guy” and in 2001, became recruited by ESPN where he finally operated the website Grantland and served until 2015.
During his time at ESPN, Simmons wrote for ESPN.com, hosted his own podcast on ESPN.com titled The B.S. Report, and served for a period of two years on NBA Countdown as an analyst.
Bill Simmons Age
Bill Simmons was born in Marlborough, Massachusetts, in the United States, on September 25, 1969. He is 52 years old.
Bill Simmons Height
Simmonds stands at an average height of 6 ft 2 inches (Approx 1.88 m).
Bill Simmons Education
He studied at Greenwich Country Day School and later Brunswick School in Greenwich, Connecticut, for his high school education. Simmons completed a postgraduate year at Choate Rosemary Hall, a prep school in Wallingford, Connecticut in 1988.
When Bill was studying at the College of the Holy Cross He wrote a column for the school paper, The Crusader, named “Ramblings” and afterward worked as the paper’s Sports editor.
Bill graduated earning a B.A. in Political Science and a GPA of 3.04 in 1992. He also attended the University of Boston where Bill received his master’s degree in print journalism.
Bill Simmons Family
Bill was born in Marlborough, Massachusetts, in the United States to his loving parents William Simmons and Jan Corbo. His father served as a school administrator, while his stepmother, Molly Clark, served as a doctor.
Simmons was an only child and grew up in Brookline and Marlborough, Massachusetts, before moving to Stamford, Connecticut, to stay with his mother following his parent’s divorce when he was 13.
Bill Simmons Wife
He is married to his pretty wife called Kari Simmons (née Crichton), mentioned only as “The Sports Gal” in his columns. The duo has two kids together namely Zoe Simmons who was born in 2005 and Benjamin Oakley Simmons who was born in 2007.
Bill Simmons Salary
Bill’s annual salary is $ 99,851 per year. This is according to The Ringer anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.
Bill Simmons Net Worth
Simmons has an approximate net worth of $19 million.
Bill Simmons Career
On February 17, 2016, He reported the launch of his new website, The Ringer. The Ringer was to be run as part of his venture, which became launched in the fall of 2015 by the Bill Simmons Media Group.
This media group includes many podcasts focusing on various aspects of pop culture, sports, and technology today and features writers on The website as hosts of these podcasts. It also hired a number of staffers who previously served at Grantland with Bill. On June 1, 2016, The Ringer went live.
On May 30, 2017, Vox Media reported that it had entered into a deal to provide advertising sales and access as part of a revenue-sharing agreement to its publishing platform. Simmons stated that The Ringer will maintain both content and editorial independence.