Jarrett Payton Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, WGN, Salary and Net Worth

Jarrett Payton Profile

Jarret Payton is an American journalist, businessman, motivational speaker, and former NFL and CFL running back working for WGN News as a sports anchor and reporter. He joined the network in May 2015 as a sports reporter and host of CLTV’s Sports Feed.

Jarrett Payton Education

Payton is a graduate of St. Viator High School where he played soccer and football. He, later on, went to the University of Miami right after he was done with his high school studies.

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Jarrett Payton Career

Payton is a journalist working for WGN as a sports anchor as well as a reporter. He is also a host of CLTV’s Sports Feed. The gentleman also works for WGN Radio-AM Sundays at 3 pm whereby he co-hosts the weekend sports radio program The Beat. He has nonetheless hosted Jarrett Payton Show on ChicagolandSportsRadio.com, his own internet radio show.

Payton has also worked in the sports field for quite some time prior to joining WGN News. For instance, he played for  Toronto Argonauts in the CFL, NFL Tennessee Titans, as well as the Montreal Alouettes. Additionally, he played for the Chicago Slaughter of the Indoor Football League.

Jarrett Payton Age

Payton was born on 26 December 1980. He is therefore 41 years as of 2021.

Jarrett Payton Height

He stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches tall.

Quick Facts About Payton

Age41 years as of 2021.
SpouseTrisha George
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million

Jarrett Payton Family

Payton is born to Walter Payton (father) (July 25 1954-November 1999) was a running back for the Chicago Bears and is famously known as one of the greatest football players. Payton’s mother is Connie Norwood. Connie and Walter gave birth to Jarret and their other child Brittney Payton.

Jarrett Payton Wife

Payton is happily married to Trisha George since March 4, 2009, in Florida.  Trisha was born in October. The couple’s wedding date coincided with the day that the NFL holds special ceremonies in each game to commemorate Walter Payton’s career and legacy ”#34 with the Bears”. Additionally, the couple has been blessed with two children.

Jarrett Payton Salary

Being one of the top journalists for WGNPayton earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Jarrett Payton Net Worth

Payton has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a journalist, businessman, motivational speaker, and former NFL and CFL running back.

Jarrett Payton  Father (Walter Payton)

Walter Payton is an American football player who was born on July 25 1954 and passed away in November 1999. He died of bile duct cancer and rare liver disease. Although he used pain-relieving pills, it wasn’t enough to get him back on his own feet. Walter Payton played for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL) and is also regarded to be one of the greatest players of all time.

Jarrett Payton Children

Payton and Trisha are blessed with two gorgeous children by the names of Jaden and Madison. Jaden was born in March 2012 while Madison was born in 2016. Payton formed the Jarrett Payton Foundation in 2011.

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