John Skipper Biography
John Skipper is a prominent American television executive currently working as the chairman of the Dazn group, a British international sports media company. Previously, John served as the president of ESPN, an American multinational basic cable sports channel. He joined the Dazn group as the executive chairman on May 8, 2018. He is currently stationed in New York.
John Skipper Age
John Skipper was born on 19th December 1955, in Lexington, North Carolina, the United States. He is 66 years old.
John Skipper Height
John is a man of moderate stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (Approx. 1.70m).
John Skipper Family
John Skipper was born to his loving and caring parents in Lexington, North Carolina, United States of America. However, John has not disclosed any details concerning his parents and siblings or whether he has any.
John Skipper Wife
John is a divorced man. However, he has not disclosed information concerning his ex-wife’s identity. He is presently in a relationship with Carmen Busquets, a Venezuelan investor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who was an early champion of the fashion-tech space. The pair began dating in 2018. John has two sons from his previous marriage. He resides in New York.
John Skipper Education
He matriculated at Lexington Senior High School in Lexington, North Carolina, where he obtained his high school education. Later, he joined The University of Carolina- Chapel Hill where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature. John also holds a master’s degree from Columbia University.
John Skipper Salary
He receives a decent salary of $8 million. This is according to Dazn group chairmans’ salaries.
John Skipper Net Worth
John Skipper has stockpiled a satisfying amount of wealth over the years he has served and has an estimated net worth of $20 Million.
John Skipper Career
He is currently working as the chairman of the Dazn group, a British international sports media company. Previously, John served as the president of ESPN, an American multinational basic cable sports channel. He joined the Dazn group as the executive chairman on May 8, 2018. He is currently stationed in New York.
He joined EPSN as general manager and senior vice president of ESPN the Magazine in June of 1997. In October 2005, he was named as executive vice president of content at the ESPN network. Later on, he was made co-chairman of Disney Media Networks and president of ESPN Inc. on January 1, 2012. During his tenure as president of the ESPN network, he garnered honors for negotiating large television rights contracts for sporting events.