John Clayton Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family

John Clayton


John Clayton, the winner of the Dick McCann Memorial Award, is a successful ESPN sports reporter. He recently retired after a career in sports writing that spanned 23 years. The football expert is also a National Football League abide writer. He worked as a beat reporter for the Seahawks and the Steelers before joining ESPN.

Early Childhood Development and Education

John Clayton was born on May 11, 1954, in Braddock, Pennsylvania, United States. With his family, he grew up in Braddock, Pennsylvania. He is a white American in terms of ethnicity and nationality.

After graduating from Woodland Hills High School, John Clayton continued his education at Duquesne University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in 1976.

Choosing a Professional Path

In 1972, John Clayton began his journalism career with the Pittsburgh Steelers, a professional American football team headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He also worked as a stringer for a number of radio stations.

John Clayton worked for The Pittsburgh Press after graduating from Duquesne University in 1976. He was also the Steelers beat reporter at the Press before leaving the paper in 1986.

After working for a number of sports networks, he eventually joined ESPN in 1995 as a sports reporter alongside Adam Schefter, Ed Werder, and Chris Mortensen. It provided him with the ideal starting point for his career.

Along with American football analyst Sean Salisbury, John Clayton hosted a show called ‘Four Downs.’ He has contributed to a number of radio programs. He continued to contribute to KJR on a regular basis (AM). Because of KIRO’s change to all-sports, Clayton transferred his show to the new ESPN station (AM).

Affair and Personal Life

Moving on to John Clayton’s personal life, he is married to Patricia Clayton, an ESPN reporter. Patricia worked for four years as a temporary employee at the Renton, Washington, election headquarters. She was, however, quickly fired from her position. She claims that her termination was due to her usage of a wheelchair.

John Clayton is also on Twitter, where he updates his followers on his daily activities.

Body Measurement and Net Worth

John Clayton has a sizable net worth as a result of his journalism career. For his work with the NFL, John was paid $4 million per year. Following that, he moved to ESPN, where he made $2 million more. He was also given the Dick McCann Memorial Award by the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2007.

John Clayton, who is 63 years old, stands at a medium height of 5 feet 7 inches and has hazel-colored eyes.

Facts of John Clayton
Date of Birth:1954May-11
Age:67 years old
Birth Nation:United States of America
Height:5 Feet 7 Inch
NameJohn Clayton
Birth Place/CityBraddock, Pennsylvania, United States
Eye Colorhazel
Married toPatricia Clayton
EducationDuquesne University
AwardsMemorial Award winner