Adam Schefter
Adam Schefter
Real Name/Full Name Adam Schefter
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Adam Schefter
Birth Place: Valley Stream, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 21 December 1966
Age/How Old: 57 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 176 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
Siblings: 1
School: John F Kennedy High School
College: University of Michigan
Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Sharri Maio (m. 2007- )
Kids/Children Name: Dylan and Devon
Profession: Writer, RJ
Net Worth: $5 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Adam Schefter is an American Sports Journalist and Writer who became internationally famous for his book named ‘The Man I Never Met.’ Besides writing, he has also ventured into Radio Podcasting and Acting.

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Biography and Early Life

The birthplace of Adam Schefter is Valley Stream, New York. He belongs to a Jewish family. He never disclosed much information about his parents or childhood. The name or the profession of his parents are not known. It is known though, that he grew up along with his siblings. He is the oldest child of his parents. He has a younger sister. She is also a writer and debuted in writing in 2018.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Adam Schefter in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Adam Schefter’s age is 57 years old as of today’s date 20th June 2024 having been born on 21 December 1966. Though, he is 5′ 8″in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms.


Adam started his schooling by attending John F. Kennedy High School. He got his high school graduation degree from there in 1985. He then went to the University of Michigan to pursue his higher studies. He was always interested in journalism and took it as his primary subject. He got his college graduation degree from there four years later, in 1989. He continued his higher studies by enrolling himself in the prestigious Medill School of Journalism, which is under Northwestern University. He finished his course in one year and graduated from there in 1990.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Adam Schefter With Wife Sharri Maio
Adam Schefter With Wife Sharri Maio

Adam met his second wife, Sharri Maio, in 2006. Information about his first wife is not available, nor the reason for his divorce. He got married to Sharri in 2007. Sharri’s first husband, Joe, was decreased in the twin towers attack. The couple welcomed their first daughter Dylan a few years after the marriage. Adam has a half-son named Devon, who was born in 2000.

Adam has written a book about Joe, his wife’s first husband, who was killed in the 9/11 incident. The book ‘The Man I Never Met’ was published in 2018.

Is Adam Schefter Gay?

Adam has been married twice till now. The reason for his first divorce is unknown, but his second marriage has been running for more than one decade. He also has a daughter with her second wife. Adam has never been heard of getting linked to any men ever. It is safe to assume that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

Adam started his professional career as an editor of The Michigan Daily. He also was recruited at the Chicago Tribune as a freelance reporter. In 1990, he got an opportunity to do an internship at Seattle Post Intelligencer. He then relocated to Denver, and in the same year, he became a writer of Rocky Mountain Newspaper. Six years later, he grabbed the opportunity to become a writer for The Denver Post Newspaper.

He was the President of Pro Football Writers Of America for the 2001-2002 season. In 2004, he joined the NFL Network and started writing for their website. In 2008, he appeared as a substitute reporter for NBC. He was also a substitute reporter on ESPN. The following year, he became a football analyst and writer and got recruited by ESPN. His analyzing skill was widely praised, and he was voted as a fan favorite.

From 2014 onwards, he became a regular sports writer for ESPN Network. He also wrote about NBA games on ESPN. He is a star writer who earns 1 million dollars per year from ESPN.

Besides writing for ESPN, he also writes books about his personal life and experiences. His book about his wife’s first husband ‘The Man I Never Met’ was published in 2018 and became an instant hit. He has also acted in the 2005 movie named ‘The Longest Yard’ as a cameo. Adam has ventured into Radio also. He was a guest on 104.3 KKFN and ESPN 980.


Adam has won multiple prestigious awards till now. In 2014, he was nominated for more than three awards. He won all of them. He was given the title ‘Most Influential Tweeter in New York’ by New York Magazine. He was awarded ‘Best Newsbreaker’ by Awful Announcing Media House. He was given the title of ‘Media Person of the Year’ by SI. Com. In 2015, he won ‘The Cynopsis Sports Media Personality Of the Year.’ He was also named ‘2015 Sports Media Personality Of the Year’ by the Tampa Bay Times.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Adam Schefter in 2024

Adam Schefter Net Worth
Adam Schefter Net Worth

Adam is a very famous sportswriter who has also ventured into the radio field, from which he has made an estimated net worth of around $5 million as of 2024. He gets paid almost $1 million per year from ESPN. He also earns a considerable sum of money from selling books and selling them all over the globe.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Adam loves dogs and has one himself.
  • Adam loves to spend his idle time reading storybooks and traveling to foreign countries.

Adam Schefter is an inspiration to any sportswriter. People, especially the younger generation, love to read his books. His skill of reporting sports news is outstanding and makes him different from others.


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