TNT Analyst David Aldridge

David Aldridge, NBA reporter and TNT analyst Did Something Unusual; He Talked About His Wife and Family

David, a long-time NBA reporter, revealed that he has a Wisconsin wife and stepchildren who constantly remind him that he is not their biological father.

Celebrity on television David Aldridge is well-known for his work as a reporter for Turner television networks TNT, TBS, and TBD. He previously worked for NBT TV and ESPN.

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The well-known journalist was born on February 10, 1965, in Washington, D.C., the United States.

He attended DeMatha Catholic High School for his high school education.

Later, he attended American University and graduated in 1987 with a bachelor’s degree in Print Journalism and History.

David Aldrige began His Career at The Washington Post

After earning a Bachelor’s degree in Print Journalism and History, David began his reporting career as a writer for The Washington Post in 1987. He worked for an American daily newspaper for nine years. Before joining TNT in 2004, David worked for ESPN for over eight years, primarily covering the NBA. From 2004 to 2008, he was a reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

He is currently the ‘Insider’ for TNT’s Inside the NBA and does minor reporting during the regular season. He also co-hosts the weekly NBA TV show The Beat and provides commentary for other NBA on TNT features.

David is a published author in addition to being a reporter. Music Therapy Research and Practice in Medicine: From Out of the Silence and Spirituality, Healing, and Medicine: Return to the Silence are two of his books on mental health.

In 2012, he published A Comprehensive Guide to Suicidal Behaviours: Working with Individuals at Risk and Their Families.

Chris Brussard, David Aldridge, Jemele Hill, and Michael Eaves are NABJ sports panelists.
Chris Brussard, David Aldridge, Jemele Hill, and Michael Eaves, NABJ sports panelists (source: Soul Of America Travel)

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His TNT Salary and Net Worth

In terms of David’s net worth, he has undoubtedly amassed enormous wealth throughout his three-decade-long reporting career, which began in 1987.

Turner Broadcasting employees earn an average annual salary of $75k, according to payscale. Because David has been with the network since 2014, he is likely to earn more than the estimated amount when other benefits are factored in. Similarly, he earns approximately $79,050 per year as an NBA analyst.

David also earns a substantial amount of money from his books, which contributes to his net worth.

David, a Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer, has had a remarkable career, but he has been a very private person when it comes to his personal life. However, he confirmed in some of his tweets that he is not only married but also has children.

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David Aldridge, NBA reporter and TNT analyst
David Aldridge, NBA Reporter (source: Twitter)

David Aldridge’s Wife and Stepchildren in Wisconsin

TNT analyst David’s personal life has been a mystery for a long time, but he finally spoke up in 2012, when he revealed that he has a wife via Twitter. He wished his wife and sister a Happy Mother’s Day and thanked them for their unwavering love for their children.

Later that year, before the Clippers-Warriors game, David gave an emotional pre-game report in which he mentioned his seven-year-old son, which left everyone speechless.

Not only that, but in 2015, David revealed in a tweet that he is a married man with stepchildren who constantly remind him that he is not their biological father. As a result, he is married to a woman who had children with her ex-husband.

David hasn’t revealed much about his wife and children so far. However, he recently stated in January 2018 that his wife is from Wisconsin and that the majority of her family still resides there.

David Aldridge Knows How To Stand Up For His Wife; Take A Cue From Him!

When David tweeted his thoughts on the president’s brag about immigrants in January 2018, he received a one-on-one response in the comments section of his Twitter account. He was particularly concerned about the situation because his wife is also an immigrant. He revealed that his wife is from Wisconsin, a small Haitian town.

The Twitter users decided to voice their opinions, and when David detected the growing rage, she immediately shut down the debate.

That being said, David proved to the world that he had reclaimed his abducted wife!

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