Jim White Biography
Jim White (James White) is a Scottish radio and television presenter who is currently working at Sky Sports. However, he is famous primarily for his work with Sky Sports and Talksport. He joined Sky sports in the year 1998 although before he presented its spinoff show Scotsport Extra Time. In the year 2021 in June Sky Sports announced that White was leaving the channel after 23 years as a presenter.
Jim White Age
Born in the year 1957 in Glasgow on the 16th of July. Therefore he is currently at the age of 65 years old as of the year 2022. He celebrates his birthday annually on the 16th of July.
Jim White Height/Weight
Presently, he is standing at a height of 1.83m tall which is equivalent to 6 feet 1 inch tall/ Therefore he is a woman who is slightly above average. Unfortunately as of today, he has not disclosed his current body weight although according to last records he is estimated to be around 135 pounds.
Jim White’s Family/Early life
However, he was born in Glasgow to his wonderful parents, Michael David Pratt his father, and his mother who has not been mentioned. They moved with his family to Pensacola, Florida, when he was five years old. So, he grew up in a largely Pentecostal community, soaking up the influences of gospel music through radio and TV.
Jim White Education
He attended his primary, high school, and senior school in England even though he has not mentioned any of the schools. After he did his pre-entry journalist course at Napier College in Edinburgh he began his media career with Scottish and Universal Newspapers in 1974. Nevertheless, he has not disclosed much about his educational background.
Jim White Career
In 1979, he went into television as an entertainment reporter on STV’s flagship Scotland Today news program. Eventually, 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. So, he became a presenter of STV’s Scotsport in 1989, succeeding Arthur Montford. Additionally, he also presented its spinoff show Scotsport Extra Time. White joined Sky Sports in 1998.
In 2003 he travelled to Senegal with Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira to report on Vieira’s Diambers charity. He is especially popular for his round-the-clock presenting marathon on transfer deadline day. In 2019, he was criticized for his reporting style of the news that Bury FC had been expelled from the EFL. In 2021, Sky Sports announced that White was leaving the channel after 23 years as a presenter.
Jim White’s Net worth
He is a Scottish radio and television presenter who is currently working at Sky Sports. So, he has an estimated net worth of around $4 million. This includes all his assets and properties and it has been growing as days go by.
According to Sky Sports, he is receiving a total of $690,000 every single year. This amount might also increase depending on his level of seniority at his workplace.
Currently, he is a happily married man to his beautiful and lovely wife namely, Cheryl White. The couple together in their years of marriage they have sired three daughters namely, Julie, Jami, and Tami. Even though they have not shared much about their marriage since the year they got together.