Maria Taylor Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Kids, ESPN, Salary

Maria Taylor

Maria Taylor Biography

Maria Taylor (Suzette Maria Taylor) is a media personality serving as the host of ESPN. She is also the college football reporter at SEC Network with commentator Brent Musburger and Jesse Palmer. Previously, she was the sideline reporter for Pittsburgh Steelers vs New York Giants.

Maria Taylor Age

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

Maria Taylor Height

She is 6 feet and 2 inches tall (1.88m).

Maria Taylor Nationality

She is an American citizen. She also belongs to the African-American ethnicity.

Maria Taylor Education

Taylor graduated from Centennial High School. While there, she played basketball for four years. She also earned several awards and honors including; being a member of the Atlanta Tip-Off Team of the Year, being a Fulton County Scholar Athlete of the Year, Offensive MVP of her high school volleyball team for three years, a three-time All-Region Selection and being named All-State as a senior. In addition, she was selected to be a member of the 2004 USA Volleyball Junior National A2 team.

In 2005, Maria received an athletic scholarship to the University of Georgia where she graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism. While there, she played volleyball and basketball and was named a member of the All-SEC volleyball team each season. She 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 US Volleyball Championships. In 2008, Taylor ranked fourth all-time in program history in career kills with 1,729 and was fourth all-time in total points with 2,020.

Additionally, Maria earned a Master in Business Administration from the University of Georgia in 2013.

Maria Taylor Family

Her parents are, Steve Taylor and Suzette Taylor. Her father is a former FBI Agent and he retired in 2015 after 27 years of service.

She also has two siblings, a brother, Steve and a sister, Savannah.

Maria Taylor Husband

She is married. However, very little information is available about her husband. The couple do not have kids yet.


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Maria Taylor ESPN

Taylor serves as a Television host at ESPN and the SEC Network. She covers college football, college volleyball, NBA, NFL and college men’s and women’s basketball. In 2020, she was the sideline reporter for Pittsburgh Steelers vs New York Giants Monday Night Football opener. She also began hosting NBA Countdown, the pre-game show for ESPN’s Friday night and Sunday afternoon NBA games in 2019.

Taylor joined the SEC Network in 2014 where she is a college football reporter with commentator Brent Musburger and Jesse Palmer. She is also an analyst on other SEC telecasts, including volleyball and women’s basketball. In 2017, Maria joined the ESPN College Gameday broadcast team as reporter and host, replacing Samantha Ponder, and was an ESPN host and reporter for the College Football Playoff between the University of Georgia and the University of Oklahoma. Subsequently, she was a host and reporter for the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship between the University of Alabama and the University of Georgia.

Additionally, Taylor works the ABC broadcast of Saturday night football as a sideline reporter, with Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreit calling the game from the booth.

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

Prior to 2012, Taylor was a reporter and host of IMG College at the University of Georgia for three years. She also appeared on various studio shows including Dawg Report, SEC Men’s Basketball Tonight and SportsNite.

Maria Taylor Salary

Her salary is under review.

Maria Taylor Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

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