Real name: Daniel Thomas le Batard (Dan le Batard)
Date of Birth: December 16, 1968
Birthplace: New Jersey, USA
Profession: Sports journalist
Spouse: Valerie Scheide
Dan le Batard Wiki-Bio
Daniel Le Batard is an American, on-air media personality, radio host, sports journalist, and writer famous for his sports show, “ The Dan Le Batard Show with Stu Gotz” which he Co-hosts with Jon “Stugotz” Weiner
Daniel was born in New Jersey to parents Gonzalo and Lourdes le Batard; they are both of Cuban descent and immigrants to the United States. His father is a Co-host with him on one of his shows, Highly Questionable. Also, the profession of his mother is unknown. He has a sibling, David Le Batard is widely known as LEBO.
Dan le Batard Education
Daniel graduated from the University of Miami.
Dan le Batard Wife & Marriage
In 2019, Daniel married his bride, Valerie Schneider. The couple has no children yet. Much is unknown to the public about his gorgeous wife, who keeps a low online profile. However, her LinkedIn profile suggests she might be an artist.
Daniel has had quite an outstanding career as a sports journalist and media personality. He currently works with the sports news channel, ESPN, but he first began his career as a sportswriter for the Miami Herald newspapers and worked for them from 1990 till 2016.
Le Batard’s wittiness and humorous nature have helped his sports radio talk gain a wide audience. He hosts and co-hosts a lot of shows on ESPN, while also being the guest on some shows, they include: The Dan le Batard Show with Stugotz, Highly Questionable, outside the line, the sports reporter, college gameday, High noon and pardon the interruption.
He is also widely known for being an unconventional sports journalist and one to always delve into controversial issues and host major sports personalities, asking all the real questions, especially on topics of race.
Le Batard is strongly anti-racism and tries to encourage racial equality via his sports program. He has been featured on Fox News to speak on racial issues. He also runs his podcast, Le Batard, and Friends, and regularly features other sports personalities from ESPN.
Dan le Batard Net worth
Le Batard earns over 3 million dollars annually.
Le Batard’s career has featured quite a number of dirty controversies. In 2014, he was involved in a voting scandal with an online news site, Dead spin, triggering differing reactions and leading to the ultimate stripping of his voting privileges and a one year ban by the BBWAA. Later that year, he was suspended from his hosting duties for two days for allegedly removing billboard posters of LeBron James. In 2019, he was off all his major shows for over a week, after disrespecting ESPN’s rule on having no political talks on shows in an angry outburst against Donald Trump’s racially insensitive comments to four members of Congress.
Le Batard is a writer, orator, possessing great comic ability and also speaks fluent Spanish.
His official Instagram page lebatardshow is quite very busy with snippets from his talk shows. He has a following of 107,000 people and 438,000 followers on twitter.