Adrian Wojnarowski Biography
Adrian Wojnarowski is a media personality serving as ESPN Senior NBA Insider. He joined ESPN in July 2017. He also hosts The Woj Pod, which regularly delivers the biggest stars and newsmakers in the NBA, and “The Woj Report” on ESPN’s Youtube page. Previously, he worked for Yahoo Sports, where he spent nearly 10 years, including two as editor of The Vertical.
Adrian Wojnarowski Age
How old is Adrian Wojnarowski? Wojnarowski is 54 years old as of 2023. He was born on March 4, 1969, in Bristol, Connecticut, United States.
Adrian Wojnarowski Height
He is 6 feet 2 inches tall (approximately 1.88m or 188cm).
Adrian Wojnarowski Nationality
Is Adrian Wojnarowski Polish? Adrian is of Polish descent. However, he is American by nationality.
Adrian Wojnarowski Education
Where did Adrian Wojnarowski go to college? Wojnarowski is a 1991 graduate of St. Bonaventure University in Allegany, NY, and a 1987 graduate of Bristol Central High School. He was named the 2019 Alumnus of the Year at St. Bonaventure and is inducted into the Russell Jandoli School of Communications Hall of Fame.
Adrian Wojnarowski Parents
Wojnarowski (nicknamed “Woj” by his legion of followers) is proud of his Polish heritage. He was born in Hartford, Connecticut, and grew up in Bristol in a Polish-American household. However, his parents’ names are undisclosed.
“I grew up in a Polish-American household, with a dad whose parents both emigrated from Poland as young adults and assimilated into American culture. For us, that meant Sunday Mass at St. Stanislaus Parish, CCD, church festivals in the parking lot, and a lot of kielbasa cooking in the kitchen throughout the years.”
Adrian Wojnarowski Wife
Who is Adrian Wojnarowski married to? Wojnarowski is married to Amy. The couple lives in Glen Rock, New Jersey with their two children, Ben and Annie.
Adrian Wojnarowski ESPN
Wojnarowski is a Senior NBA Insider. He joined ESPN in July 2017. Wojnarowski, recognized for transforming NBA news-breaking and reporting across the past decade-plus, is central in ESPN’s multimedia coverage of the NBA throughout the year — covering the league, its teams, players, trade deadline, free agency, the NBA Draft, the NBA Summer League and more. His reporting, insights, and analysis appear on ESPN.com and in the ESPN app, featured on SportsCenter, NBA Countdown, Get Up, Outside the Lines, and other programs.
He also hosts The Woj Pod, which regularly delivers the biggest stars and newsmakers in the NBA, and “The Woj Report” on ESPN’s Youtube page.
Wojnarowski has been voted in the National Sports Media Association’s National Sportswriter of the Year in three consecutive years — 2017, 2018, and 2019 and he joins past NSMA winners as Tom Verducci, Rick Reilly, Frank Deford, Jim Murray, and Red Smith as winners in three successive years. He was the first digital reporter to win the award.
Wojnarowski is also the New York Times best-selling author of “The Miracle of St. Anthony: A Season with Coach Bob Hurley and Basketball’s Most Improbable Dynasty.”
Before his work for ESPN, Wojnarowski worked for Yahoo Sports, where he spent nearly 10 years, including two as editor of The Vertical. His standout career in journalism includes nearly 10 years at The Record of New Jersey (where he was twice named the APSE “Columnist of the Year”), as well as several years each at The Fresno Bee, The Waterbury (Conn.) Republican-American.
With the help of Gale Dickau, an English teacher of five decades at BCHS, Wojnarowski founded and funds the “The Writing Initiative.” The multifaceted program encourages students at Bristol Central High School to write and helps them develop and hone their skills, funds college scholarships, residential summer writing programs, numerous educational trips in the Northeast, and develops teacher enrichment programs for educators teaching writing. Wojnarowski is also active in fundraising with the Bristol Boys and Girls Club and Family Center.
Adrian Wojnarowski Salary
How much does Adrian Wojnarowski get paid? Adrian signed a five-year $35 million contract with ESPN in March 2022 hence he earns $7 million per year.
Adrian Wojnarowski Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $6 million as of 2023.
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