Facts of Brad Zibung
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An American Businessman and a Real Estate owner, Brad Zibung is recognized for many reasons. One being he married an American TV personality, an ESPN anchor, reporter, and columnist Sarah Spain.
And also he is famously known as being the founder of the sports magazine The Heckler.
Brad Zibung Early Life and Education
Brad Zibung was born in the USA in November 1976, who is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He is of 42 years of age, and he stands at the height of 6 Feet and 1 inch.
Brad Zibung is a very secretive person as we can tell that from that he does not like to talk about his personal life in public or media. He hasn't disclosed his family's background and also about his ancestry and his childhood days.
Brad enrolled in higher education at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh from where he graduated in 1999 with his degree in Bachelor of Science in Public relations and also in journalism.
He was also presented with an outstanding young Alumni Award from his college in 2009.
Brad Zibung Career
After graduating, he started his professional career by moving to Chicago, Illinois, where he began working as a PR assistant for University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh.
He worked there for two years sharpening his skills in marketing and communications. And after gaining his skills, he jumped himself into the world of corporate business.
He worked there for five years as the communications associate at the international advertising agency, Leo Burnett Group.
After then, he moved from there and worked as the senior fields operations manager of an online ticket exchange reseller. In the period of10 years at StubHub, they were acquired by multinational corporation eBay in 2007 for $310 million.
He was one of the people responsible for their acquisitions.
Alongside George Ellis, Brad after getting out of the StubHub in the April of 2003, he started a satirical sports monthly newspaper The Heckler. And he served as an Editor in Chief for the newspaper and still today he serves it at the post.
Mainly, The Heckler serves the "pratfalls" of various Chicago's sports teams in a satirical context, using fictional names and characters as it is based in Chicago. It provides unbelievable sports coverage.
The Heckler now is circulated in 40 states and has almost, 30,000 circulations monthly. The Heckler also launched its book in 2007, entitled "The Cubs Fan's Guide to Happiness".
The book was highly acclaimed by various media outlets which included media like the Chicago Tribune, Fox Chicago, The Sporting News, The Chicago Sun-Time and ESPN Radio Chicago.
Brad Zibung Personal Life
His relationship status, he is currently married.
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He married his longtime girlfriend Sarah Spain. They dated for almost six years before tying the knot in 29th May 2016.
Both of them, they met at a charity bowling party in 2008, but their first date came a year later in 2009 at the baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals.
CAPTION: Brad and Sarah Wedding
The couple has not welcomed any children into their lives as they seem to be happy with each other company. But they have adopted "Poachers" in Chicago's neighborhood of Wicker Park.
Brad Zibung Net Worth
Brad apart from being editor in chief at The Heckler, he is also a Real Estate Owner. He expanded his career into a new dimension and teamed up with Craig Isacson who joined at @properties.
The company is now Chicago's No. 1 real estate brokerage company and from that, he manages to make more than $10 million in annual sales in less than three years in the business.
He has maintained a pretty of bank balance through his earnings. His net worth is unknown yet.
The couple tied the knot in front of over 300 guest which is a lot of expenses and also they went for the lavish honeymoon in New Zealand and Australia and also celebrated his 40 birthday there.
And not just that he is also a Philanthropist, as he is actively involved in several charity works. He has helped the Syrian Community Network, "Hear the Cheers", which was initiated by the Chicago Hearing society and also he is involved in protecting wildlife with supporting National Parks Conservation Association.