Top 5 Highest-paid Sports Broadcasters annually

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Top 5 Highest-paid Sports Broadcasters annually

There are a few people in the sports media world who have managed to carve out great careers for themselves and make them into extremely wealthy ones.

Contract talks and wage negotiations involving some of the most well-known faces and voices in the sports media are frequently covered and analyzed in the same way that pro players are.

However, not every reporter, announcer, or celebrity’s compensation is made public, making establishing a list of the highest-paid sports broadcasters and celebrities difficult. For example, following a tough contract battle, ESPN reporter Maria Taylor just left for NBC.

So, bear in mind that this is not a complete list; rather, it is a list of the 5 highest-paid sports broadcasters based on publicly available information.

Tom Brady – $37.5M

Tom Brady has never once been an analyst at any level, yet he is set to become the highest-paid sports broadcaster.

Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr. is an American football quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League.

Tom Brady scaled

He spent his first 20 seasons with the New England Patriots, where he was a central contributor to the franchise’s dynasty from 2001 to 2019

Jim Rome – $30M

Jim Rome has always been a controversial figure ever since his days on ESPN when he provoked Jim Everett to try and fight him and he’s been able to ride that style all the way to the bank.

James Phillip Rome is an American sports radio host.

Jim Rome

His talk show, The Jim Rome Show, is syndicated by CBS Sports Radio. Broadcasting from a studio near Los Angeles, California, Rome hosts The Jim Rome Show on radio

Tony Romo – $18M

Antonio Ramiro Romo is an analyst and former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League for 14 seasons with the Dallas Cowboys

Tony Romo


Michael Strahan – $17M


Michael T. Strahan is an American television personality, journalist, and former professional American football player.

Michael Strahan

He played his entire 15-year professional career for the New York Giants of the National Football League. A dominant pass rusher, Strahan is currently tied with T. J

Stephen A Smith – $10M

Stephen Anthony Smith is an American sports television personality, sports radio host, and sports journalist.

Top 5 Highest-paid Sports Broadcasters annually

He is a commentator on ESPN’s First Take, where he appears with Molly Qerim. He also makes frequent appearances as an NBA analyst on SportsCenter.

Top 5 Highest-paid Sports Broadcasters annually