Maria Taylor ESPN, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, College, Salary, and Net Worth

Maria Taylor Bio, Wiki

Maria Taylor is a popular American analyst and host for both ESPN and the SEC Network. As of now, Maria covers college football, college volleyball, NBA, NFL, and college men’s and women’s basketball.

Previously, Maria worked in 2012 as a reporter and host at IMG College at the University of Georgia for a period of three years. In addition, Maria appeared on different studio shows such as Dawg Report, SEC Men’s Basketball Tonight, and SportsNite.

She served as the sideline reporter on ESPN2’s weekly Saturday-night primetime college football telecast in 2013 and in addition to the Orange Bowl, Maria’s second consecutive year reporting the annual bowl game. Moreover, Maria has been an analyst on the NCAA Women’s Basketball Selection Show, NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Preview Show, and also ESPN’s coverage of both the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament and Women’s Volleyball National Championship for two years.

Maria Taylor Age

Maria was born on May 12, 1987, in Alpharetta, Georgia, in the United States. She is 34 years old.

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Maria Taylor Height

She is a woman of a quite tall stature. Maria stands at a height of 6 ft 2 in (Approx 1.88 m)

Maria Taylor Family

She was born and raised in Alpharetta, Georgia, by her parents. Maria is a proud daughter to Steve and Suzette Taylor. Maria’s father was a former FBI agent. He retired in January 2015, from the FBI. She uploaded a photo of her dad and mom on her Twitter. Maria wrote that her dad retired from the FBI after 27yrs of service and she has grown up with the perfect example of a caring husband and father. Maria also has a brother, Steve, and sister Savannah in her family. In addition, Maria belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity.

Maria Taylor Husband | Spouse | Engaged

She happily married her lovely husband Rodney Blackstock in 2019. Later on, they divorced due to unknown reasons to most of Maria’s fans and social media followers. Maria shared wedding photos on Instagram with a totally different man in February 2021 and captioned them, “I love our love story.” However, Maria didn’t add any information about the said love story and Maria didn’t tag her new husband in any of the photos. She hasn’t shared any other photos of or with the guy who appears to be her husband.

Maria Taylor College | Georgia

She studied at Centennial High School, where Maria had a successful four-year basketball career in which she earned several accolades. Some of the awards were being a member of the Atlanta Tip-Off Team of the Year, as a Fulton County Scholar-Athlete of the Year, Offensive MVP of her high school volleyball team for a period of three years, a three-time All-Region Selection, and being named All-State as a senior. Moreover, she was appointed to be a member of the 2004 USA Volleyball Junior National A2 team. Later on, Maria attended the University of Georgia where she played volleyball and basketball for the Bulldogs.

Maria Taylor Espn | SEC Network

She came to the SEC Network in 2014. Maria is a college football reporter on SEC Network alongside commentator Brent Musburger and Jesse Palmer. In addition, Maria is also an analyst on other SEC telecasts, such as volleyball and women’s basketball.

She came to the ESPN College GameDay broadcast team working as a reporter and host, replacing Samantha Ponder, and was an ESPN host and reporter for the College Football Playoff between the Campus of Georgia and the Campus of Oklahoma. Maria was a host and reporter for the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship between the Campus of Alabama and the Campus of Georgia. She serves the ABC broadcast of Saturday night football as a sideline reporter, along with Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreit calling the game from the booth.

She started hosting NBA Countdown, the pre-game show for ESPN’s Friday night and Sunday afternoon NBA games in 2019. In 2020, Maria was the sideline reporter for Pittsburgh Steelers vs New York Giants Monday Night Monday opener 2020.

Maria’s Colleagues at ESPN include:

Doug Kezirian -sports anchor

Molly McGrath -studio host

Suzy Kolber -reporter

Alyssa Lang -host/ anchor/reporter

Steve Levy – sportscaster

Lindsey Thiry -reporter

Kenny Mayne -host

Kelsey Riggs– host/ reporter

Jen Lada – reporter/host

Maria Taylor College Gameday | Volleyball| Sports

She got an athletic scholarship to the University of Georgia, where Maria proceeded to play volleyball and basketball from 2005 to 2009. At Georgia, Maria was named a member of the All-SEC volleyball team each season. Maria also continued to play for the US Volleyball Junior National A2 team and helped them win a bronze medal during the Open Division of the United States Volleyball Championships. At the time her playing days were done in the fall of 2008, Maria ranked fourth all-time in program history in career kills with 1,729 and was fourth all-time in total points with 2,020.

Maria Taylor Salary

She is an ESPN correspondent. Therefore, Maria earns a decent salary as a sideline reporter at ESPN’s college football and college basketball telecasts. Maria’s average salary is $ 86,231 per year.

Maria Taylor Net Worth

Maria is a sideline reporter at ESPN’s college football and college basketball telecasts. Therefore, Maria has accumulated a decent fortune over the years she has worked. Maria’s estimated net worth is $831,355.

Who Is Maria Taylor

Maria is an analyst and host for both ESPN and the SEC Network who covers college football, college volleyball, NBA, NFL, and college men’s and women’s basketball.

Who Is Maria Taylor Married To

She happily married her lovely husband Rodney Blackstock in 2019. Later on, they divorced due to unknown reasons to most of Maria’s fans and social media followers.

How Old Is Maria Taylor

She is a 34-year-old who was born on May 12, 1987, in Alpharetta, Georgia, in the United States.

How Tall Is Maria Taylor

She is a woman of a quite tall stature who stands at a height of 6 ft 2 in (Approx 1.88 m)

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