About Jay Bilas
Jay Bilas is a well known name in sports industry. It has been claimed that the total amount of the current Jay Bilas net worth is as high as 4.5 million dollars. In addition to his high net worth, it is also known that his annual earnings are as much as 2 million dollars, which also add up to the overall sum of Jay Bilas net worth. Jay Bilas became known for his career as a basketball player although he is no longer playing this sport professionally.
After he retired, he was hired by CBS Sports to be an NCAA Tournament Announcer. Currently, he is working for ESPN as an American college basketball analyst. Thus, all of these involvements of his made his name more known and also increased the total estimate of Jay Bilas net worth. In addition to his career in sports, Jay Bilas is also known as a practicing lawyer.
Born in 1963, he was studying at Rolling Hills High School in Rolling Hills, California, where he was already a basketball star. Jay Bilas was titled as the First Team All-South Bay, First Team All-CIF as well as the MVP of the Bay League. When he enrolled to Duke University, he was a vital part of its basketball team, as well.
He played in the team in the period of 1982-1986. In 1986 he graduated from university, from which he earned his degree in political sciences.
In 1986 he appeared in the NBA Draft, where he was chosen by the Dallas Mavericks. In addition to playing in his own country, Jay Bilas also played in Spain and Italy. In 1985 as a representative of his country, Jay Bilas played in the Jones Cup in Taipei, Taiwan as a member of the U.S. National Select Team.
In addition to him playing basketball, Jay Bilas also worked as a coach. In the period of 1990-1992, Jay Bilas coached Duke University’s team. He was working as an assistant coach and at the same time he was studying at Duke University School of Law. In 1992 he graduated from it and earned his JD degree. Thus, his work as a coach has also added up to the total sum of Jay Bilas net worth.
In addition to all the mentioned, Jay Bilas has enjoyed a successful broadcasting career. In 1995 he was hired by ESPN to work as a color commentator and studio analyst. In 1993 he started to work as an analyst for the Duke Radio Network. Jay Bilas is appearing from time to time in various televised sports events. In the period of 2003-2010, Jay Bilas was working in CBS as a game analyst of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. In 2007 as well as in 2008, Jay Bilas received a nomination for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance by a Studio Analyst. Thus, his career as a broadcaster has been noticed and recognized, as well. Currently, Jay Bilas is also serving as the Of Counsel to the Charlotte office of Moore & Van Allen, where he is a practicing lawyer.