About Clay Travis
Richard Clay Travis, commonly known as Clay Travis, is an American writer, producer, sports journalist, lawyer, television analyst, radio host, media personality, and political commentator known for his company OutKick and his radio shows.
Clay Travis worked as a writer and editor at Deadspin and later became a national columnist at FanHouse. He also hosted a national radio show in 2016 with Fox Sports Radio.
Travis has published four books, namely, 'Dixieland Delight' (2007), 'On Rocky Top: A Front-Row Seat To The End Of An Era' (2009), and 'Man' (2009). Continue reading this article to learn more about Clay Travis, including his net worth, family life, and career as a writer and journalist.
Clay Travis Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits
What is Clay Travis's net worth?
Richard Clay Travis has an estimated net worth of $6 million. His primary source of income is his career as a sports journalist and political commentator.
How much does Clay Travis earn per year?
Clay Travis has estimated annual earnings of approximately $1 million, primarily from his flourishing career as a commentator, radio host, and writer.
Height, Age & Physical Attributes
How tall is Clay Travis?
Travis stands at the height of 6 ft (183 cm).
How old is Clay Travis?
Richard Travis was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on April 6, 1979. He is 43 years old as of 2022.
Childhood And Education
Richard Clay Travis was born on April 6, 1979, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. He graduated from Martin Luther King Magnet at Pearl High School in 1997 and attended George Washington University, Washington, DC. In 2001, Travis attended Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, and graduated in 2004.
Family, Romance, And Relationships
Who is Clay Travis's partner?
Clay Travis has been married to Lara Travis for 18 years since 2004. They have three sons together. Clay Travis's wife, Lara Travis, is a former Tennessee Titans cheerleader. As of 2022, Travis resides in Nashville, the USA, with his wife and three sons.
Career And Professional Highlights
Best Known For…
Richard Clay Travis, better known as Clay Travis, is an American writer, sports journalist, columnist, television analyst, radio host, and political commentator known for hit shows like 'The OutKick Bets Show' (2021), 'NFL Kickoff Watch Party - Texans vs. Chiefs' (2020), 'OutKick The Coverage' (2017). He is also renowned as a morning radio show host on Fox Sports Radio.
Travis began his career as a lawyer in the Virgin Islands and Tennessee and gained media attention for his personal blog in late 2004. The blog that gained media attention was about his experience in getting the NFL Sunday Ticket.
Travis' media attention began when he blogged about his attempt to get an NFL Sunday Ticket. As a huge fan of Tennesse Titans, he could not get the satellite TV package to watch the NFL games. So, he decided to go on a pudding strike to gain the attention of DirecTv to carry the package in the Virgin Islands. Though his efforts failed, his blog about the experience went viral. It bolstered his career as a television analyst and radio host.
In 2005, Travis began writing for CBS Sports as an unpaid writer for a year. In 2006, he left CBS sports and his law practice and began working on his book 'Dixieland Delight' as a writer and editor.
In 2010, he began working at a sports radio talk show titled '104.5 The Zone' in Nashville as a co-host alongside Blaine Bishop and Brent Dougherty. Apart from this, he also hosted a national sports radio show for NBC Sports.
In 2014, Travis joined Fox Sports, resigning from '104.5 The Zone'. On Fox Sports, he hosted the weekly college soccer season pre-game show held on Saturday. In 2015, he signed a deal with Fox Sports to license his brand OutKick. He also started a daily 'OutKick The Show' broadcast on Periscope and Facebook.
Richard Travis has directed three television series, which include nine episodes of 'Daily Mailbag With Clay Travis' (2021), 52 episodes of 'OutKick The Coverage' (2017-2020), and 'NFL Kickoff Watch Party - Texans vs. Chiefs' (2020).
Richard Travis has also made appearances as the OutKick founder on 'Jesse Watters Primetime' (TV series), 'Hannity' (TV series), 'Fox And Friends' (TV series), 'Tucker Carlson Tonight' (TV series), and 'The Megyn Kelly Show' (podcast series).
He has also appeared on 'The Next Revolution With Steve Hilton' (TV series), 'The Ingraham Angle' (TV series), 'Candace' (TV series), 'The Megyn Kelly Show' (TV series), 'Fox News At Night' (TV series), and 'The Rubin Report' (TV series).
Travis has served as the executive producer for 80 episodes of 'Don't At Me With Dan Dakich' (2021-2022), 169 episodes of 'The Clay Travis And Buck Sexton Show' (2021-2022), 191 episodes of 'OutKick 360' (2021-2022), 515 episodes of 'OutKick The Coverage' (2017-2022), six episodes of 'The OutKick Bets Shows' (2021-2022), 36 episodes of 'Injury Report With Dr. Chao' (2018-2022), and 44 episodes of 'Fox Bet Live' (2020-2022).
Travis's best-featured articles from his website OutKick include OutKick's College Football Gambling Picks for Week Two 2021 by Clay Travis and All That And A Bag of Mail By Clay Travis.
What awards has Clay Travis won?
Clay Travis is famous among his audience and critics. He was named the Best Sports Radio Host We Love To Hate in 2010 by Nashville Scene. Richard Travis was also announced as the inaugural winner of the Tony Bruno Award, which was awarded to him at the Barrett Sports Media Summit in February 2019.
Other Interesting Clay Travis Facts And Trivia
- The American sports journalist, TV analyst, and Fox Sports host Richard Travis was born in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. His nationality is American.
- Clay Travis' OutKick website became one of the most visited football sites on the internet. He also continued to develop a reputation for contrary opinions.
- Richard Travis and Buck Sexton, American radio hosts, host a three-hour weekday conservative talk show that debuted on June 21, 2021. It is called 'The Clay Travis And Buck Sexton Show'.
- Travis worked as a national columnist at FanHouse. After FanHouse merged with Sporting News, Travis founded the OutKick the Coverage website in 2011.
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