Last Updated : July 26, 2022
|Quick Info→||Age (2022): 67 Years Old||Girlfriend/Partner: Carmen Busquets|
John Skipper is an American television executive Chairman of DAZN Group. He is a former president of ESPN, an American multinational primary cable sports channel, and Co-Chairman of Disney Media Networks.
|Real/Birth Name:||John Skipper|
|Profession:||Film Producer, Television producer, Book editor,|
|Famous For:||Former President of ESPN, and|
Chairman of DAZN Group
|Family and Siblings|
|Date of Birth:||19th December 1955, Monday|
|Age (As in 2022):||67 Years Old|
|Birth Place:||Lexington, North Carolina, United States|
|Home Town:||Manhattan, New York City|
|Education:||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.A.), Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (M.A.)|
|Marital Status:||In a Relationship|
Jessica Skipper (1984-?)
Carmen Busquets (2018-present)
1. Nicholas Huntley Skipper (B.1985)
2. Clay Raymond (B.1989)
|Height:||5 Feet 6 Inches (170 cm)|
|Weight:||156 lbs (71 KG)|
|Awards & Nomination|
|Awards:||1. Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Studio Show – Weekly (2014, 2011, 2010)|
2. Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Long Feature (2012)
3. Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Studio Show – Daily (2010)
4. Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Edited Sports Special (2012)
5. Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Feature (2012 & 2014)
6. Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Open/Tease (2007)
7. Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Sports Special (2010)
|Nominations:||1. Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Studio Show – Weekly (2012, 2013, 2014)|
2. The George Wensel Technical Achievement Award (2008, 2009)
3. Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Open/Tease (2009, 2011, 2012)
4. Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding New Approaches Sports Programming (2013)
|Income & Assets|
|Net Worth:||$20 Million|
|Annual Salary:||$8 Million|
|House Worth:||$2.3 Million|
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On December 19, 1955, John was born in Lexington, North Carolina, United States. He is currently 67 years old. John Skipper currently resides in Manhattan, New York City. He is from a White ethnicity, and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius, whereas his religion is Christianity.
Skipper has not included much about his personal life on social media. John has not disclosed any information related to his parents and siblings. However, John has two adult sons with Jessica. Their first son Nicholas Huntley Skipper was born on December 3, 1985. He is 35 years old, and his second son Clay Raymond was born in 1989. He is 32 years old.
Before John and Jessica divorced, they lived in New York. He and his two adult sons live in Manhattan now.
John Skipper graduated from Columbia University of Arts and Sciences with a Master of Arts and Bachelor of Arts in North Carolina at Chapel Hill in English Literature.
John Skipper began his career publishing, rising to senior roles with Rolling Stone, US, and Spin magazines. In 1997, John launched ESPN The Magazine and held various leadership positions, including Executive Vice President of Content (October 2005) before being named President.
From 2012-2017, he served as ESPN President and Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks. Before joining DAZN in May 2018, Skipper spent more than two decades with The Walt Disney Company.
John Skipper married Jessica Skipper after participating in love affairs in 1984. They planned their wedding in North Carolina in front of some influential friends and family. Unfortunately, his married life was unsuccessful, and they are separated. But he has not mentioned any other details about their details.
After his divorce, he began dating Carmen Busquets in 2018. When John and Carmen first met, they were both in the process of rebuilding their lives after having taken them apart in our ongoing quest to be autonomous.
Carmen Busquets is a Venezuelan entrepreneur, philanthropist, and investor who was a pioneer in the fashion-tech industry. She was a co-founder and early investor in Net-a-Porter and one of the first professional investors to recognize the value of luxury e-commerce. Busquets was born on August 17, 1965, and is now 56 years old.
He stands 5 feet 6 inches and 170 centimeters tall. He weighs about 156 pounds or 71 kilograms. John also has light blue eyes and white hair. However, his body measurements are not reported in the media.
John has an annual salary of $8 million. Moreover, he has a total net worth of $20 million, and he bought a house worth $ 2.3 million in Lenox Hill in 2015.
On November 4, 2017, according to The New York Post, there was a rumor that the ESPN network will be taking him in 3 more years besides the original agreement that ended in 2018.
On December 18, 2017, John confessed that he was abuse towards substances and had been suffering from addiction for a long time, so he announced that he would be resigning from ESPN president to focus on his treatment.