Jay Mariotti

Birthday, Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & Facts

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Jay Mariotti’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Jay Mariotti

Place Of Birth

Pittsburgh, USA


63 years old

Birth Date

June 21, 1959

Star Sign


Jay Mariotti Facts

Child Star?



Sports Journalist, Podcaster

Education & Qualifications

Ohio University


Geno Mariotti


1.7m (5'6"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Boar

Annual Earnings

$1.5 million+ per year

About Jay Mariotti

Jay Mariotti is an American writer and sports interpreter.

Jay Mariotti is the columnist and Sports Director at the San Francisco Examiner. Mariotti is famous as a columnist at the Chicago Sun-Times and an ESPN sports television talk-series panelist.

Jay Mariotti moved to work for The Detroit News, The Rocky Mountain News and The Denver Post, The Cincinnati Post, and then at The National Sports Day in New York.

Jay Mariotti Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jay Mariotti's net worth?

Jay Mariotti's net worth is $1 - 2 million as of 2022.

How much does Jay Mariotti earn per year?

Jay Mariotti's earnings per year are not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jay Mariotti?

He is 5 ft 7 in tall (170 cm).

How old is Jay Mariotti?

Jay's age is not known to the public.

Childhood And Education

Jay Mariotti was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, and grew up in suburban Pittsburgh. His parents are Mr, &Mrs, Geno Mariotti. Mr. Geno Mariotti is an executive for Sears. Jay Mariotti is the only child of his parents.

In 1976, Jay Mariotti earned his diploma from Trinity High School at 16. He played tennis and soccer while in high school. Jay Mariotti was the school newspaper's sports editor, and after high school studies, he joined Ohio University.

More information about his childhood and education is not revealed.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jay Mariotti's partner?

In 2007, Jay Mariotti married, and he and his wife lived in the north suburbs of Chicago with two daughters. However, as of December 2021, there is no data that Jay Mariotti is dating anyone or is still happily married.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Jay Mariotti was a columnist for seventeen years at the Chicago Sun-Times, and a customary panelist on the ESPN sports talk television series 'Around The Horn'.

Jay Mariotti's first job was in the early 1980's as a feature writer at The Detroit News for four years. In 1985, he joined as a sports columnist for The Cincinnati Post, and later, he worked at the same time for Rocky Mountain News and The Denver Post. He also hosted a sports talk radio show on KBX when working for The Denver Post. In 1990, Jay joined as a columnist at The National Sports daily.

During his tenure in Chicago Sun-Times, he also hosted several radio shows, including one in the late 1990's syndicated through the One on One Sports network and another in 2004 on Chicago's WMVP. In 2008, Jay Mariotti resigned from Chicago Sun-Times on the opinion that websites would cover more news and that newspaper would become obsolete. He also failed to cooperate with the station's order to tone down his criticism of the White Sox and the Chicago Bulls.

Jay worked as a regular panelist for ESPN for a sports program 'Around The Horn'. He worked as a columnist for the website of AOL's FanHouse throughout his time at ESPN. He also occasionally appeared on another ESPN program, 'Pardon The Interruption'. In 2010, Jay Mariotti was arrested for an incident with his ex-girlfriend for felony charges and punished with a five-year essay. Facing some legal issues, Mariotti was released from ESPN.

In March 2015, Jay was appointed as the Sports Director for The San Francisco Examiner, which he left in March 2016.

Along with Woody Paige, a former panelist at the 'Around The Horn', Jay Mariotti started an Unmuted podcast and hosted the show. Woody is no longer a podcast co-host. However, there is no data available on how many podcasts have been released by him.

Jay Mariotti's Hobbies And Interests

Jay Mariotti's hobbies and interests, if any, are not revealed.

Other Interesting Jay Mariotti Facts And Trivia

  • Jay Mariotti can be found on Instagram at @jaymariotti147f.
  • Jay Morotti celebrates his birthday on June 22 every year.

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