Writer and Sports reporter Jay Glazer is a famous name in the field of journalism. Glazer is a senior writer at Fox Sports’ website Foxsports.com and the NFL Insider for Fox network since the year 2004.
He is also an entrepreneur. He has co-founded an NFL athlete martial arts training center in Las Vegas and Los Angeles named MMA ‘(MMAthletics’)
Glazer was born on December 26, 1969, in New York. He was born and raised in New York. He is of American nationality. He graduated from Pace University in 1993.
To pursue his dreams, he came to New York after finishing college. There, he had a tough time in the beginning. He had to live in a dumpy Manhattan apartment. But whatever his situation he was trying to do what he loved, and it made things easier for him.
He made great friends while struggling to get a job. He developed a tight friendship with the Giants’ player Michael Strahan, which helped him when he came on-air.
Glazer started his career in the mid-90s. He covered New York Giants and Jets for a local New York station back then. As his writing became stronger and more efficient, he started making connections with players and agents while rising the ranks.
His networking got him a great break at CBS’s The NFL Today, where he worked off-camera. After working for CBS for a brief period, he got the Fox gig in 2004, and he has never looked back.
Because he had great connections and relationship with the players, he was close to them, unlike other reporters. This helped him gather more personal information about the players and scoop out the real inside story which fans were interested in.
Apart from his professional life as a writer and reporter, he is also into martial arts. He is into 4-3 submission fighting and mixed martial arts. He has even won a gold medal at the World Championships of Submission Fighting.
He has trained with Chuck Liddell, Alex Karalexis, and Frank Trigg. He even has a business with Randy Couture. They own a training center.
He has also given appearance in movies like The Game Plan and The Longest Yard in 2007 and 2005 respectively.
Jay Glazer is a married man. His wife is model Michelle Graci. They married in 2006. They have one son together, and his name is Samuel. They are living happily residing in Arizona.
With hectic schedules and involvement in sports as a news reporter and a martial arts genius, he has no time for extra-marital affairs or dates. And because the love between Jay and Michelle still looks robust and fresh, there is a microscopic possibility of them having a divorce shortly.
Jay is a handsome man. He is admired by many. When he first started appearing on television, audiences started liking him, especially his female fans. He even had a gay fan base. His shirtless pictures were a hit in the 90s among his audiences.
He is now 46 years of age. He stands at the height of five feet five inch tall.
Jay has earned an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars. His salary must be pretty high.
Jay Glazer is available on social networking sites. He is present on Twitter and has hundreds of thousands of followers. He can be followed @JayGlazer.
His biography can be read on IMDB and Wikipedia.