Field Yates is an NFL Insider at ESPN who discloses NFL news and provides Fantasy Football Insight. He is on the Fantasy Focus program/podcast working alongside New York Times best-selling author Matthew Berry.
Yates has appeared on many shows, in addition to his host role on ESPN Audio’s popular Fantasy Focus Football podcast and ESPN Radio. Yates is responsible for providing Football insight on the ESPN news channel.
Quick Facts and Information on Field Yates
|Full Name / Real Name||Field Yates|
|Birthday / Date of Birth||23rd April 1987|
|Current Residence||Boston, Massachusetts|
|Social Media|| Twitter
|Net Worth||$ 1.5 million|
Field Yates Age, Parents, Siblings
Born on 23rd April 1987 in Boston, Massachusetts Field Yates is 33 years old now. Field doesn’t usually talk about his parents as he wants to keep them away from media presence. However, we do know that he was the first child born to his parents while his brother Taylor Field was the second born.
Although Yates hasn’t talked much about his parents, he occasionally posts pictures of his mother and father on his Instagram account.
Since a very young age, Yates has been interested in sports and began playing football in elementary school. Afterward, Yates went to play football at high school but failed on the pitch and realized he was not good at football and can’t become a professional football player.
His love for sport and football clung him towards it; nonetheless, he decided to look at things somewhat from a different perspective. So, Field attended Wesleyan University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology in 2009.
Yates is 5 feet and 9 inches (175 cm) tall, and currently, he weighs around 70 kg (153lbs. in pounds). Since his birthday falls in April, his zodiac sign is Taurus. In addition, Yates is Christian by religion.
Field Yates Career
Firstly, Yates began his career soon after graduating from college. Yates started to work for the Kansas City Chiefs American Football team and employed two seasons with them, working as their scout and cooperating with the coaching crew.
Furthermore, Field also interned for four summers with the New England Patriots Football team and was concurrently working as a football reporter, while Yates rose to fame after the launch of his football blog Thoughts from the Field.
In 2012, Yates started working for the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN). It is a US sports channel maintained by a distributed company of The Walt Disney Company and Hearst Communications called ESPN Incorporated – the company, was launched in 1979 by Bill Rasmussen, his son Scott Rasmussen, and his friend Ed Egan.
The channel’s offices are located in Bristol, Connecticut, while also broadcast from their offices around the US, including Miami, New York City, Seattle, and Los Angeles. John Skipper served as the ESPN director from 2012 until he quit on 18 December 2017 and was replaced by James Pitaro on 5 March 2018.
Yates has hosted different ESPN network shows, including NFL Live, The Fantasy Show with Matthew Berry. Additionally, Yates serves as a co-host of the Fantasy Focus Football podcast. In the Podcast Fantasy Football Now, which runs on every Sunday during the season, Yates, alongside Tim Hasselbeck, Berry, Bell, and Molly Qerim Rose, host the podcast very efficiently.
Yates is also a crucial member of a few ESPN radio programs such as Operation Football and Football Friendzy. Field is currently the primary person to cover NFL Draft and Fantasy Football Marathon for ESPN while also assisting as a writer for their websites ESPN Boston and ESPN.com.
Field Yates Wife / Married Life
Talking about Field’s personal life, Yates usually keeps his personal life private. However, he doesn’t shy away from sharing a glimpse of his romantic life amongst his followers.
Yates is currently married to the love of his life, his beautiful wife Chapkin Duke. Field Yates got married to Chapin on the 22nd of June 2019. Field did announce his wedding in his social media account and uploaded their wedding picture two days later.
The newly married couple, who celebrated their 1st wedding anniversary this year, has a long romantic history. Yates dated his now-wife, Chapin Duke, more than nine years before exchanging vows.
Yates and his girlfriend turned wife, Chapkin, met at the same university, Wesleyan, where Yates graduated. Initially, Yates was in love with her; however, Chapin Duke thought of him just as a friend. But after two years, Chapin too started having feelings for Yates and started dating Field ever since. These two love birds can frequently be seen in Yate’s Instagram post.
Field Yates Net-worth / salary
Since Field has been a journalist for more than eleven years now, Field has made quite an earning for himself. Yates works on one of the biggest Football news providing network ESPN where he gets paid a yearly income of $90,000. Considering the fact of him working on the network for more than eight years and his future earnings, Yates has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million as of 2020.
Field Yates Social media
Talking about his social media presence, Field is very active in his twitter account, where he has more than 550K followers. Yates tweets about the upcoming game of Football, the present status of ESPN, and also tweets different news related works. Although Football mostly occupies Yates, Field is also active in his Instagram accounts, where he mostly posts about his daily lives.