Jim White Net Worth 2021, Age, Wife, Partner, Height, Family, Parents, Radio/TV Presenter

Jim White net worth

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Introduction

James White is a Scottish radio and television presenter, known primarily for his work with Sky Sports and Talksport.

Early life

NameJim White
Net Worth$4 million
ProfessionRadio/TV presenter
Height1.83m
Age64 years
Jim White net worth 2021

James White was born on July 16, 1957 (age 64 years) in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. After completing a pre-entry journalist course at Napier College in Edinburgh, White began his media career with Scottish & Universal Newspapers in 1974.

Broadcasting career

James White moved into television as an entertainment reporter on STV’s flagship Scotland Today news programme in 1979. In 1986, he was appointed sports reporter and one of his first assignments was to travel with the Scotland team to the World Cup Finals in Mexico.

In 1988, White became the main host of Scotsport. In 1990 White presented coverage of Scotland’s campaign in the World Cup and in 1991 he was part of the team that won a Scottish BAFTA.

White became presenter of STV’s Scotsport in 1989, succeeding Arthur Montford. He also presented its spinoff show Scotsport Extra Time.

White joined Sky Sports in 1998. In June 2003 he travelled to Senegal with Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira to report on Vieira’s Diambers charity.

James White is especially known for his round-the-clock presenting marathon on transfer deadline day.

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In August 2019, White was criticised for his reporting style of the news that Bury FC had been expelled from the EFL. He was seen reporting for Sky Sports in front of a countdown clock.

In June 2021, Sky Sports announced that White was leaving the channel after 23 years as a presenter.

Radio shows

In September 2016, Jim White took over Talksport’s morning programme from Colin Murray.

White was fined £750 and banned from driving for a year in 2005 after refusing a breath test.

In 2010 he was stopped from boarding a British Airways flight due to being drunk. In October 2021, he stated on his Talk sport radio programme that he had been sober for 10 years.

Wife

James White is marrried to Avril, they had their wedding in a private ceremony. He has two children from his previous marriage to his first partner.

Jim White net worth

How much is Jim White worth? Jim White net worth is estimated at around $4 million. His main source of income is from his career as a television presenter. White successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He is one of the richest and influential television presenters in the United Kingdom.