Skip to Content

Clay Travis Net Worth $8 Million

What Is Clay Travis’ Net Worth?

Clay Travis is an American Fox Sports television analyst, writer, and sports journalist, who has a net worth of $8 million. He covers the weekly SEC football show. In addition, Travis is the founder and owner of the ground-breaking “Outkick the Coverage” website.

He was born on April 6, 1979, in Nashville, Tennessee.

In 1997, Travis graduated from Martin Luther King Magnet at Pearl High School.

In 2001, Clay graduated from George Washington University, majoring in history. During college, he acted as a student basketball manager.

In 2004, Travis graduated from the Vanderbilt University Law School.

He soon started to work as a lawyer in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Tennessee.

He began writing online for CBS Sports 5 in September 2005.

After leaving CBS, Clay became an editor and a writer at Deadspin.

In 2008, Clay worked out at D1 Sports Training with NFL prospects preparing for the NFL Draft.

In 2010, Clay became a co-host of 3HL, a sports radio talk show on Nashville’s 104.5 The Zone with Blaine Bishop and Brent Dougherty. Later that year, Nashville Scene named Clay as the “Best Sports Radio Host We Love To Hate.”

In 2011, he founded the website – outkickthecoverage.com.

what is the net worth of Clay Travis

@Getty

In 2014, Clay was hired by Fox Sports for its weekly college football Saturday pre-game show.

In the follow-up year, he started a daily Outkick the Show broadcast on Facebook and Periscope. Travis also signed a deal with Fox Sports to license his entire sports media brand under Fox Sports.

In 2016, he began a national radio show with Fox Sports Radio.

On September 20, 2017, Clay announced that he was considering running as an Independent for U.S. Senator of Tennessee in the 2018 election if American businessman Robert Phillips “Bob” Corker Jr. decided not to run.

Podcast

clay travis education

Jordan Bazant and Clay Travis attend the The Volume Anniversary Party – @Getty

He runs a podcast, named – ”Wins & Losses with Clay Travis.”

During his podcast, he interviews some of the most interesting figures in the United States.

Wife

Clay Travis is married to Lara, an ex-Tennessee Titans cheerleader and a native of Michigan. His wife holds a Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counseling.

Children

The couple has three sons.

In September 2014, he announced on his Twitter account that they just welcomed their third baby boy, whom they named Nash.

READ MORE: Ernő Rubik Net Worth

Books

Clay Travis net worth

@Getty

In July of 2007, he published his first book, titled – ”Dixieland Delight.” The book is a critically-acclaimed chronicle of his 2006 tour (an 8,000-mile journey) of all 12 Southeastern Conference football stadiums.

On February 1, 2008, he published his second book – ”Man: The Book.”

On August 10, 2010, he published his third book, named – ”On Rocky Top: A Front-Row Seat to the End of an Era.”

Jeff Pearlman, New York Times bestselling author, said about the book:

“The best book on college football I’ve read in a generation….If you love college football, you’ll love this book.”

On September 25, 2018, Clay published his fourth book, entitled – “Republicans Buy Sneakers Too: How the left is ruining sports with politics.” In the book, he examines everything from his run-ins with mainstream media to Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest.

Quotes

is clay travis married

Clay Travis, Taylor Lewan, Jamie Horowitz, and Cousin Sal attend The Volume Super Bowl Party – @Getty

“We have allowed sports to become as biased, or more biased, than politics.”

”Andrew Luck retiring like this is the most shocking sports retirement since Michael Jordan. (And we all know how that ended. I think he’ll be back in a couple of years).”

“I think the Dallas Cowboys have a lot of really good young talent around Dak Prescott and I don’t believe that Dak is any better than an ‘average’ quarterback in the NFL.”

”When we decide to politicize sports, what we are doing is bringing the noxiousness and divisiveness of politics into an arena that doesn’t need it.”

READ MORE: Brother Polight Net Worth

Trivia

Clay worked on Al Gore’s presidential campaign in 2000.

Travis has voiced his criticism of Roger Goodell, an NFL executive who worked as the NFL’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and as an assistant to the president of the AFC. Roger became commissioner of the league in 2006.

Clay said he never voted Republican and voted for former President Barack Obama twice.

In 2016, Jack Daniel’s (a brand of Tennessee whiskey) stopped a $3,000 deal after Clay criticized Vanderbilt University’s decision to remove the word “Confederate” from a campus building.

In response, he wrote a blog post blasting Jack Daniel’s decision as well as Vanderbilt’s decision to rename Confederate Memorial Hall.

READ MORE: Bio of Dr. Nowzaradan

Net Worth

So, how much is Clay Travis worth? Travis wrote columns for CBSSports.com for 4 years before joining Deadspin as an editor in 2008. In September 2016, he launched Outkick The Coverage with Clay Travis on FOX Sports. Therefore, Clay Travis has an estimated net worth of $8 million.

He is also the owner of a website – outkickthecoverage.com. At some point, the website was one of the most visited college football sites online.

Clay was a co-host of a sports radio talk show, titled – ”3HL.” In addition, Clay has a podcast.

He’s the author of Republicans Buy Sneakers Too, On Rocky Top, Man: The Book, and Dixieland Delight.

READ THIS NEXT: Chase Chrisley Net Worth

References

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/wins-losses-with-clay
https://foxsportsradio.iheart.com/clay-travis-talks-with-presidential
https://www.washingtonpost.com/clay-travis-used-his-first-amendment