Bob Ley is a sports anchor and reporter for ESPN. Bob Ley joined ESPN as an on-air employee in 1979, after three days of the network’s launch, which makes him the longest-tenured employee at ESPN.

Ley is married to Barbara. Ley does not like to talk about his personal life and wants to keep it secret. There have been no any reports about his past affairs and girlfriends. He has two children with Barbara.

Bob Ley Early life and Education 

Bob was born on 16th March 1955 in Newark, New Jersey.  He grew up in Bloomfield, New Jersey and did his schooling from Bloomfield High School. He started his career as a broadcaster when he worked as a sportscaster at WSOU, Seton Hall University.

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He also worked as an intern production staffer at WOR-AM, New York. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications. After graduating he did some broadcasting jobs with several networks such as New York Cosmos soccer team, ESPN.

Bob Ley Journalism Career

In 1980 Ley hosted NCAA selection show, the first televised show, which was aired on CBS after two years. Along with Charley Steiner, a longtime broadcasting partner, he hosted an “old school” on 9th August 2004. He currently works as a host of Outside the Lines, ESPN’s investigate program and also he hosts major international professional tournaments such as FIFA women’s World Cup telecasted by ESPN.

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“Come at the king, you best not miss,” veteran broadcaster says Tuesday on “SportsCenter” said Bob Ley during FIFA corruption debate in reference to Sepp Blatter.

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Ley was honored with Bloomfield High School Athletic Hall of Fame award in 1987. In 2008, Ley won Commencement Speaker for the University of Hartford award. Ley was honored with the first Men in Blazers Golden Jacket during the Night of 1000 Stars for his lifetime contribution in American Soccer.

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During the 35th anniversary of the ESPN cable network on 7th September 2014, Ley was honored for his contribution to the ESPN network from the beginning. Ley was only one on-air personality after Chris Berman to be honored by ESPN. He won Emmy Awards eight times for his work in Sports Journalism. He also won CableACE Awards three times for his contribution as the host of “SportsCenter” and “Outside the Lines”.

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During his three decades tenure, he has covered much hard-hitting news such as the Boston Marathon bombings, September 11 attacks, Pete Rose’s suspension, and the San Francisco earthquake. His announcement about Pete Rose’s lifelong suspension is taken as one of the most important moments in his career. While was on ESPN, he got a chance to interview four U.S presidents, George H.W. Bush, Gerald Ford, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton. On-Board of Regents

Bob Ley Married and Children

Ley is married to Barbara. Ley does not like to talk about his personal life and wants to keep it secret. There have been no reports about his past affairs and girlfriends.

He has two children with Barbara. Ley has been working for ESPN for more than 35 years and he currently works for Seton Hall University On board of Regents.

Bob Ley Net Worth, Income, Earning, Salary

Bob Ley earns a good sum of money in his career. He has worked in several TV stations through which he receives a decent amount of money as a salary. Allocating information from several sources as of 2018 it is found out that his current net worth is around $1 million.

Moreover, he is also considered as one of the most successful sports anchor and news reporter. Hardworking personality Ley has motivated youths towards making a career in news reporting.