Max Kellerman is an American sports television personality, actor, and boxing commentator who has a net worth of $6 million. He is now working in the sports channel ESPN. Commenting and hosting on ESPN, Kellerman is earning a whopping annual salary of $78,200. Max Kellerman is further known for his appearance in Creed & Creed II.
What’s more, Kellerman was also a color commentator and studio commentator on HBO World Championship, and Friday Night Fights.
As a co-host, Max Kellerman appeared in many talk shows like First Take, Around the Horn, SportsNation, and so on. However, this boxing commentator earned his BA degree in History from Columbia University.
Over three decades of a commentating career, Max Kellerman has accumulated his $6 million net worth. He is the only man who took Skip Bayless’s position from the talk show First Five.
Currently, Max Kellerman receives a $78,200 annual salary from the sports channel—ESPN.
There will be a question in your mind: how much does a sports commentator get paid?
Well, sports broadcasters or commentators in the US average between $18k and $75k per year. As a boxing commentator, Max Kellerman earns well.
Max Kellerman also appeared in HBO’s Boxing After Dark and World Championship Boxing as a color commentator. He was also a studio commentator on Friday Night Fights. As a professional commentator, Max Kellerman makes $5k per match.
Apart from commentating, Max Kellerman appeared in many films and television series. He portrayed Max Kellerman in the American sports drama film Creed and Creed II. Creed was a $40 million budgeted film. Hence, Max Kellerman also earned well enough from acting.
To sum up, below is Max Kellerman’s yearly, monthly, weekly, daily, and hourly income or salary:
- Yearly Income: $960k
- Monthly Income: $80k
- Weekly Income: $18,461
- Daily Income: $2,630
- Hourly Income: $109
Max Kellerman: At a Glance
|Birth Name||Max Kellerman|
|Date of Birth||6 August 1973|
|Birth Place||New York City, New York, United States|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.80 m)|
|Spouse||Erin Manning (m. 1994)|
|Children||3; Sam Kellerman, Mira Kellerman, and Esther Kellerman|
|Profession||Boxing Commentator, Talk Show Host, Actor|
|Net Worth||$6 million|
Max Kellerman was born on 6 August 1973, in New York City, New York. He is the son of Henry Kellerman and Linda Kellerman. Sam Kellerman is his brother. Max Kellerman grew up in Greenwich Village, New York.
Talking about education, Max Kellerman graduated in 1991 from Hunter College High School. Later, he took higher education from Columbia University and earned a BA degree in History from this university in 1998.
At an early age, Max Kellerman began his broadcasting career appearing in a television program on a non-commercial mass media—Public Access Television Cable. The program went well and Max earned a positive impression as a commentator.
After graduating from Columbia University, Max Kellerman was hired on ESPN’s boxing series — Friday Night Fight as an analyst. Later, he hosted Around the Horn—ESPN’s talk show.
What’s more, Kellerman co-hosted popular talk shows like King of Vegas, Tucker, First Take, SportsNation, and so on.
As a color commentator, Kellerman appeared in HBO’s World Championship Boxing & Boxing After Dark.
Apart from broadcasting, Max Kellerman is an actor too. He appeared in films like Creed, Creed II, Rocky Balboa, and so on. Furthermore, he wrote the ESPN First Take television series.
As a producer, Kellerman has 4 credits. He is the only host who took the position of Skip Bayless — famous American sports columnist, commentator, and TV personality — on ESPN First Take show.
In 2002, Max Kellerman was nominated for the Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Sports Personality.
Receiving $8 million per year, A. Smith is the highest-paid person at ESPN. Max Kellerman and A. Smith hosted many talk shows. However, Max Kellerman takes nearly $1 million per year from ESPN.
Stephen A Smith is the highest-paid person at ESPN. He takes $8 million per year whereas Max Kellerman takes $1 million. However, Stephen A Smith owns a net worth of $16 million.
Skip Bayless is a famous American sports commentator. He was also ESPN’s cast. Max Kellerman took the hosting position of Skip Bayless on ESPN’s First Take Show. However. Skip Bayless has accumulated a net worth of $17 million.