Who is Mel Kiper?

Various famous traits are famous for their work in this world. Mel Kiper is one of the successful traits who was able to establish himself as an actor and an analyst. He has contributed to various fields, including sports, Movies, and Tv shows. Mel Kiper was born Melvin Adam Kiper Jr. He also holds a private and personal firm known as Mel Kiper Enterprise. 

Quick Info
Full NameMelvin Adan Kiper jr
Date Of Birth25 July 1960
Birth PlaceBaltimore, Maryland, USA
Parent(s)Mel Kiper Sr
Rheta Kiper
NFL Analyst
Age61 Years
Height5 ft 4 in
Net WorthUSD $3 million

What is he famous for?

Mel Kiper is famous for his roles in the movies such as Draft Day, Arli, Jerry Maguire, and many more. He is also famous for his TV series role, such as Mike&Mike, which originated in 2011 and ended in 2016. He also has a special role in the TV series documentary of 2011 known as Year of the Quarterback, where he was cast as his original character. Besides, Mel is known for his role in TV series and documentaries such as the 2007 NFL draft, Two Days in April, ESPN 25: Who’s #1?, ESPN NFL 2K5, 2001 NFL Draft,2000 NFL draft, and many more.

Mel Kiper
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Parents and Early Life

The sad thing, there is not any information on the internet regarding this famous Analyst. Mel Kiper was born on 25 July 1960 in a city in Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America. He was born to Mel Kiper sr and to Rheta Kiper. His father was also a businessman, and his mother used to help him with business. Kipper developed his interest in analyst from his early age. He loves to watch sports. He used to comment in his school’s game. That was when he developed an interest in commenting. Also, kipper wished to be an actor from his early age. He used to watch lots of movies as well as football games.

Physical Appearance

Height, Weight, and Age

This famous TV analyst is blessed with vague height and weight. He has a height of 5 feet and 4 inches whereas his body weighs 73 kg. Although Mel is 61 years old, he still looks young. Mel Kiper was diagnosed with short-sightedness at his early age. He uses glasses. The zodiac sign and birth sign of this famous TV analyst are Leo. The color of his eye is Hazel, and the color of his hair is light Golden. 

Mel Kiper is still one of the perfect Analysts in the entire Sports history. He belongs to American nationality and holds the ethnicity of white. Mel is straight in the context of sexual orientation. He is married. The popular analyst is sponsored by ESPN. He is blessed with the talent to create several strategies that cover football Prospects.


There is not any information on any sites regarding his formal education. Although, we know that he finished his higher education at Essex Community College.

Mel Kiper
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NFL Analyst

His interest in analyzing began when he met the general manager of the Baltimore Colts, Ernie Accorsi. He was told that there is so much scope in draft information. Mel took Ernie’s suggestion and converted his analysis into the business. In 1986, he met his lifelong friend, another analyst Todd McShay. We can see Todd and Mel together on Various sports programs.


Mel Kiper made his first debut acting in the movie named  Jerry Maguire in the year 1996. He was cast as himself in that movie. Later we can see mal on TV series named  Draft day where he was cast as himself. This movie was so famous that Mel actually gained many fans and applauders. Later we can see him on Mike& Mike, year of the Quarterback, Pardon the Interruption, Two days in April, and many more. His popular movies include the 1998 NFL draft where he was cast as himself, 1985 NFL Draft where he was cast as Himself, and 1986 Draft where he was cast as himself.

Honors and Achievements

Melvin Adan Kiper jr has won a number of awards and achieved great things in his career. His personal TV show is so famous and has a number of Viewers. He was awarded Best Analyst of the year 2002, which is the greatest award in his life. Besides, he is nominated for many awards and honors.

Mel Kiper
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Personal Life, and Wife

Mel Kiper married his personal assistant Kim. They fell in love in 1986. Later they turned their relationship into marriage. Mel and Kim happily married in 1989 and are blessed with one beautiful daughter.

Net Worth

Mel Kiper has a career as an analyst, Actor, and businessman, The total net worth of Mel kipper is $3 million according to January 2021.


What is the real name of Mel Kiper?

Mel Kiper was born Melvin Adam Kiper Junior.

What is his profession?

His profession is Actor, an Analyst, and businessman.

What is the net worth of Mel Kiper in 2020?

The net worth of Mel Kiper in 2020 was $2.5 million dollars.