The life of Clay Travis
Clay Travis is famous as an American political commentator. He is also a writer, sports journalist, radio host, lawyer, TV analyst, media personality. He is best known for founding OutKick, a famous American sports media company.
Clay Travis was born on April 6th, 1979. In 1997, he finished high school at Pearl High School in Nashville. Afterward, he graduated from George Washington University in Washington. Later he attended the Vanderbilt University Law School in Nashville.
Travis is now co-hosting “The Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Show.” Buck Sexton is the other host of the show. It’s a three hours conservative talk show that runs every weekday. It first aired on June 21, 2021. On many radio stations, the show made its debut as the replacement of The Rush Limbaugh Show.
|Birth Name||Clay Travis|
|Born||6 April 1979|
|Profession||Writer, Sports journalist, TV analyst, lawyer, and media personality|
|Country||Nashville, Tennessee, United States|
|Height||6′ 0″ or 183 cm|
|Weight||165.35 lbs or 75 kg|
|High School||Pearl High School|
|College||Vanderbilt University Law School and George Washington University|
|Net Worth||$6 Million|
|Works||Dixieland Delight: A Football Season on the Road in the Southeastern Conference, Man, On Rocky Top: A Front-Row Seat to the End of an Era, Republicans Buy Sneakers Too: How the Left Is Ruining Sports with Politics|
What is the success story of Clay Travis?
- Clay Travis initially worked as a lawyer in Tennessee and the U.S Virgin Islands. However, he attracted considerable media attention in 2004 for his blog. It was written when he was living in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Travis was a big fan of the American football team Tennessee Titans. But, the satellite TV package needed to watch the NFL games were unavailable where he was living. He decided to go on a “pudding strike” to force DirecTV to make the satellite TV package available in the Virgin Islands.
- Travis’s pudding strike consisted in eating only pudding for 50 consecutive days. His plan to force DirecTV to carry the satellite TV package in the Virgin Islands failed. However, he blogged about his experience of going on a pudding strike, and it resonated with people. Soon, he started to get the media spotlight.
- In September 2005, Travis started writing for CBS Sports. However, he didn’t get any money for the first year of his job. In 2006, he quit practicing as a lawyer when he began getting paid for his writing work for CBS Sports. He also started writing a book while doing the writing job for CBS. After completing the book, he published it. The book’s name was Dixieland Delight.
- Travis left his job at CBS to work with Deadspin. He became a writer and editor for Deadspin. Later, he began writing as a national columnist at FanHouse.
What is the physical appearance of Clay Travis?
Clay Travis is 6 feet 0 inches tall. His height is 183 cm. he weighs about 75 kg in Kilograms and 165.35 lbs in Pound. Travis has black hair and brown eyes.
What is the relationship status of Clay Travis?
Clay Travis is married to Lara, who was also his long-time girlfriend. Lara is a former cheerleader. The couple has three sons.
What is the net worth of Clay Travis?
As of now, Clay Travis’s estimated net worth is six million dollars. The bulk of his earning comes from three primary sources. First of all, he has founded a sports media company and receives a large sum of money by being its founder. Travis also hosts many sports shows on the radio for which he gets reasonable payment. Lastly, he has written and published four books related to sports.
- In 2020, Clay Travis was severely criticized for spreading misinformation regarding the СОVІD-19 pandemic. He said that the coronavirus was less harmful than the ordinary flu virus.
- In 2004, Clay Travis did a 50-day pudding strike. Clay did this to watch and help other people in the Virgin Islands watch sports on TV.
- Clay Travis contributed to Al Gore’s presidential campaign when he was a university student.
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