Mina Kimes Biography
A native of Omaha, Nebraska, United States, Mina Kimes is a well-known American investigative journalist who specializes in sports reporting and business. She has written for Fortune, ESPN, and Bloomberg News. She is an analyst on NFL Live and a senior writer at ESPN.
Mina Kimes Age
Kimes is 36 years old as of 2021. She was born on 8 September 1985 in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 8 September every year.
Mina Kimes Height
Kimes stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches(1.63m) tall and weighs 53kgs (116.6lbs).
Mina Kimes Education
Kimes attended Mesquite High School in Gilbert, Arizona, and later on, She graduated summa cum laude from Yale University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts in English.
Mina Kimes Family
Kimes was born and brought up by her parents in Omaha, Nebraska. Her father served in the United States Air Force as a captain. Kimes is of Korean descent on her mother’s side. She moved to Arizona with her family during her teenage years.
The identity of Kimes’s parents is still unclear. It is also not known if she has any siblings. We will update this section once this information is available.
Mina Kimes Husband
Kimes is married to her lovely husband, Nick Sylvester and they live with a dog, Lenny. Sylvester and Kimes tied the knot in 2015. Her kids have not been mentioned anywhere. Therefore we will update this section.
Mina Kimes Net Worth
Kimes has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million.
Mina Kimes ESPN
In 2014, Kimes won the Larry Birger Young Business Journalist Prize from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. In 2013, she joined Bloomberg News as an investigative reporter and won the Front Page Award for business reporting in a piece titled The Sun Tzu at Sears
After writing an essay on Tumblr about a “bond between herself and her dad and the Seattle Seahawks, she was proposed a position by ESPN editors and is an avid fan of that team. She has written about young sports celebrities including player Devonta Pollard of the University of Houston basketball, who got scrambled up in a family conflict and, at one point, attested against his own mother.
She has written profiles of NFL players Martellus Bennett, Aaron Rodgers, Antonio Brown, and Darrelle Revis, and wrote a feature on the Korean League of Legends star Faker. She has appeared on Highly Questionable and High Noon and is an active panelist on Around The Horn. She has a podcast named The Mina Kimes Show featuring Lenny.
Mina Kimes Career
Kimes originally began her career as a business journalist. After finishing her education, in 2007, she got her first job at ‘Fortune Small Business Magazine, where she had worked as an intern earlier. She operated there for about six years and during her term, she became known for her investigative journalism on topics ranging from arms exports to toxic drugs, which gained her awards from the Asian American Journalists Association, the National Press Club, and the New York Press Club.
Notably, in 2010, she wrote a piece titled ‘Bad to the Bone’ in which she disclosed the unauthorized use of bone cement to repair bone tissue, which killed patients. The piece was named among the business must-reads for 2012 by ‘Columbia Journalism Review’, and gained her the ‘Henry R. Luce Award’ the following year.
Also in 2013, she joined ‘Bloomberg News’ as an investigative reporter and did profiles of business executives like Eddie Lampert (in ‘The Sun Tzu at Sears’) and Doug Oberhelman (in ‘King Kat’), which earned her the ‘Front Page Award’ for business reporting.