Jim Hill Bio, CBS2, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Jim Hill?|Jim Hill Sports

American anchor, Jim Hill works with CBS station where he serves as a sports anchor and the host of the weekend edition of sports central. He has been working with the station since 1992.

Jim Hill
Jim Hill

Jim Hill Date of Birth / Age

Hill was born on October 21, 1946, in San Antonio, Texas. He is 77 years old as of 2023.

Jim Hill Height

Hill is a man of above-average stature and stands at a height of approximately 6 feet and 2 inches tall.

Jim Hill Parents and Siblings

Hill was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. His father is known as James Webster Hill. He is the elder brother of David Hill, a former professional National football league player.

Jim Hill Spouse / Wife

Hill first got married in 1965 to Erma White. He and his first wife are blessed with a son named Walter J. Hill.  He divorced Erma in 1957 and later got married to Denise Nicholas, an actress, on February 14, 1981. The couple divorced after a long period of separation and reconciliation in 1987.

Jim Hill / Children

Hill and his first wife Erma have a beautiful son, Walter J. Hill.

Jim Hill Education

Hill attended Texas A&M University, Kingsville, where he played college football and graduated with a bachelor’s degree.

Jim Hill Career

After retiring from the NFL, Hill started in 1976 at KCBS-TV  in Los Angeles, where he was a sports anchor for 11 years. Hill began on the NFL on CBS in 1980 as an analyst. But in 1984, 1985, and 1992–93, he was the play-by-play announcer on selected games. He also served as Sideline Reporter for CBS sport’s coverage of the Super Bowl (1984). He left KCBS in 1987 and spent a nearly five-year stint at rival KABS-TV where he anchored the sports segments on its 5, 6, and 11 p.m. newscasts.

Jim also worked for ABC sport’s coverage of the the1988 winter Osportslympics as a Correspondent in Calgary and as Sideline Reporter for the Super Bowl (1988). He returned to KCBS in March 1992 and has remained there since. In addition to KCBS-TV duties, Hill files sports reports for sister station KCAL-TV  Hill is also one of the hosts for pay-per-view boxing telecasts produced by the showtime cable network.

How Much Does Jim Hill Earn?

Hill earns an annual salary that is estimated to be $350,000.

How Much is Jim Hill Worth?

Hill has been able to accumulate a net worth of $9 million.

Jim Hill Sports and Awards

Hill, who played defensive back in the National Football League, draws upon his experience as a player, his talents as a broadcaster, and his relationships with top athletes and coaches to deliver his award-winning sports reports. In May 2006, Hill received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame during a ceremony that was attended by a Who’s Who list of Hall of Fame athletes, entertainers, and government leaders.

Hill was inducted into the Southern California Sports Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2010. The same organization has named Hill and his CBS2 and KCAL9 colleagues the best television sports anchor staff in the Los Angeles area numerous times.

In addition, he has been honored by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Los Angeles Press Club, Associated Press, United Press International, and many other organizations. Jim has also been recognized many times as Southern California’s best sportscaster by a number of local newspapers. In addition, USA Today named him the best sports anchor in Los Angeles.