Wayne Allyn Root is not only the best Sports Handicapper in the business but also an American politician, entrepreneur, television and radio personality, author and political commentator. He is a best-selling author of 7 books, a regular guest on FOX News, and a television celebrity who has served as Creator, Executive Producer and Host of shows such as “King of Vegas” on Spike TV and “Wayne Allyn Root’s WinningEDGE” on Fox Sports and Superstation WGN.
His sports-betting expertise has dubbed him the tiles “King of Vegas” and “The Face of Las Vegas Gambling” and he has the winning records to support these coveted gambling titles.
Paving his own path to become a self-made millionaire, Root came from humble beginnings as a self-proclaimed S.O.B ( Son of a butcher). His father was a butcher from Bronxville, New York, who dabbled in third party politics as one of the original founders of the New York State Conservative Party.Root graduated as Valedictorian from his high school, Thornton-Donovan School, then graduated from Columbia University in 1983 as a Political Science major (in the same class as President Barack Obama.)
Root is Founder and Chairman of Winning Edge International Inc. In the 2000s, he hosted Wayne Allyn Root’s Winning Edge, a television show which promoted Root’s sports handicapping operation. Root was the creator, executive producer and co-host (along with HBO’s Max Kellerman) of King of Vegas on Spike TV.