Jon Weiner Biography
Jon Weiner Full names Jonathan Brian Weiner knew professionally as Stugotz, is an American sports talk radio host based in Miami, Florida. He is best known for his work on The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz on ESPN Radio, where he is the co-host to Miami sports journalist Dan Le Batard.
Weiner grew up on Long Island in Port Washington, New York. He cites listening to Mike and the Mad Dog as a child as his inspiration for pursuing a career in sports talk radio.Weiner graduated from Clark University in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in English/Communications. He played lacrosse while in college. In Clark’s first season as a member of the Pilgrim League in 1992, Weiner was named to the league’s All-Star Team after finishing second in league scoring with an average 5.8 points per game. Weiner broke Clark school records for season points and season goals . He also tied the school record for goals in a game with nine. He is still number seven in all-time goals scored in a career and number ten in career assists. The team was also historically bad, finishing 8-34 during his career, including a winless season his senior year.
After working as an intern for Madison Square Garden with the New York Knicks and New York Rangers, Weiner moved to south Florida and accepted a similar internship with the Miami Marlins and Miami Dolphins. Weiner was part of a group that started WAXY (AM), better known as 790 The Ticket in South Miami, Florida.
Stugotz and Dan Le Batard were named #6 in Talkers.com 2015 list of the 100 most important sports talk show hosts in America. The duo was also ranked #4 on Barrett Sports Media’s list of America’s top 20 national sports radio shows of 2015. Furthermore, the podcast for The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz is the highest performer for sports media conglomerate ESPN. In 2016, the Miami New Times named Stugotz the “Best AM Radio Personality”. Given the growing fandom for Stugotz on the radio show, ESPN has featured him occasionally on flagship television programs such as First Take and Highly Questionable. In 2017, due to growing popularity, The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz was moved to ESPN2’s daily lineup from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. ET (since discontinued). Stugotz also has a weekly appearance on ESPN’s premier program, SportsCenter, at 8:45 a.m. ET every Wednesday as well as a weekly appearance on Golic and Wingo every Tuesday. Stugotz is a proud fan of the New York Jets.
In 2014, The Le Batard Show posted six billboards in Akron that mocked LeBron James for not thanking the fans of the Miami Heat and rejoining the Cleveland Cavaliers. The billboards were funded entirely by Dan Le Batard even though Stugotz promised for a week to contribute. Stugotz’s name appeared on the billboards because of these promises. Le Batard was suspended for two days by ESPN when he told an ESPN executive he planned to fly planes over James’ homecoming celebration with banners that matched the billboards.
Jon Weiner Age
We do not have any information about his age and height. The information will be updated soon but we have short information that, Jon was born in the 1980s.
Jon Weiner Family
Jon was born in the late ’80s in Long Island, Port Washington in New York. While his birth date is not known, Weiner’s nationality is American and he belongs to the white ethnicity. When was growing up, Stugotz was a big fan of the American radio show titled Mike and the Mad Dog
Jon Weiner Wife/ Daughters
Stugotz has won the heart of many ladies with his exceptional talk show prowess. In addition to his blossoming career, the star is also successful in his love life. He is a loving husband and a proud father of two amazing daughters. He tied the knot with his soul mate Abby Weiner whom he met several years ago. After a successful relationship, the couple got hitched on July 14, 2002. Together they have a set of twin daughters.
However, Stugotz has always kept his family away from the media circus. He hasn’t shared any details with regards to his family, his daughters, and their names. His marriage has been blossoming for over sixteen years now and there is no sign of marital issues or divorce yet.
Jon Weiner Personal Life
Stugotz has twin daughters, but their names are not disclosed yet. He often makes his appearance in public along with his wife.
Jon Weiner Education
He attended Clark University where he graduated from with an English/Communications degree in 1995. While he was at Clark, Weiner was a top lacrosse player, he competed in the Pilgrim League Division III lacrosse conference in 1992. He finished his college career as the second in scoring, he held the school record for highest goals per game and was named to the All-Star team.
Jon Weiner Career
Upon graduation, Weiner adopted the name Stugotz as his stage name while he interned for Madison Square Garden, Manhattan with the New York Rangers and New York Knicks. After a while, he transferred to South Florida where he continued his internship with the Miami Dolphins and Miami Marlins. Soon after he completed his internship, along with his friends, he founded the South Miami radio station called WAXY or 790 The Ticket, now owned by Entercom. He also belongs to the Miccosukee Sports Wrap at the time.
On joining ESPN, Stugotz became a co-anchor of the ESPN morning radio show titled Weekend Observations alongside Mike Golic Jr. Together with the duo also hosted several fantasy specials. He hosted ESPNEWS Aircheck and in 2004; alongside Dan Le Batard, he started a sports talk show called The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz. The show airs on ESPN Radio as well as ESPNEWS 10 AM to 1 PM. It garnered much popularity in Miami and America at large, thus bringing the duo to the limelight.
Following their brilliant performances, Dan Le Batard and Stugotz ranked No 6 on Talkers.com list of the 100 Most Important Sports Talk Show Hosts in America in 2015. Similarly, Barrett Sports Media named their show as one of the top 20 national sports radio shows the same year. The following year, Miami New Times honored Stugotz as the Best AM Radio Personality. Their show was later moved to ESPN2 in 2017 and on June 28, 2018, the duo announced the signing of a multi-year deal for the show with ESPN.
Additionally, Stugotz has been featured regularly on other ESPN sports shows including First Take and Highly Questionable. His other shows include SportCentre, and Golic & Wingo.
Jon Weiner Salary
His exact Salary and Earnings are still under Investigation we will update when information is available.
Jon Weiner Net Worth
The amazing sportscaster and talk show host has been outstanding since the inception of his career. He has been active in the gig for over two decades, thus amassing huge wealth for himself. While his current salary earnings are not known, Stugotz’ net worth is currently estimated to be around $2 million. He earns his net worth from his gig as a sports talk satire and other endeavors.
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— Jon Weiner ? (@Stugotz790) June 27, 2019